CONTROVERSIAL KING JUAN CARLOS BIDS ADIOS TO PUBLIC LIFE

CONTROVERSIAL KING JUAN CARLOS BIDS ADIOS TO PUBLIC LIFE »

29 May, 2019
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Despite his abdication, King Juan Carlos still performed a few official duties such as attending cultural events and historic commemorations. He was very much present during last year's celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Spanish Constitution. That constitution provided the framework for Spain's highly successful transition from dictatorship to parliamentary democracy. Come 2 June, however, he will no longer attend even the most transcendental and emotive of public celebrations

DEMOCRACY IN SPAIN: IT WORKS!

DEMOCRACY IN SPAIN: IT WORKS! »

6 Jun, 2018
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One might say that the Vote of No Confidence launched by Pedro Sanchez and the PSOE stemmed from a spur-of-the-moment decision, the direct result of the untenable situation brought about by the then incumbent Prime Minister’s failure to heed the national mood. Moreover, everyone agrees that it’s bumpy road all the way for Sanchez, the new President. But, hey, the democratic Constitution worked!

WHAT’S SO STEREOTYPICAL ABOUT SPAIN, HUH?

WHAT’S SO STEREOTYPICAL ABOUT SPAIN, HUH? »

29 Jul, 2017
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Contrary to most of the stereotypes linked with Spain, most countries see the Spaniards as tolerant, reliable, democratic, pacifist, honest, strong, humanitarian and hard-working!

SKATEBOARD HERO RESCUES DISENCHANTED SPANIARDS

SKATEBOARD HERO RESCUES DISENCHANTED SPANIARDS »

18 Jun, 2017
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“Something so sad is turning into something so beautiful and great; it is making us love our brother, our friends and our country more.”

CRISTINA WHO?

CRISTINA WHO? »

10 Mar, 2017
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Doña Cristina has been acquitted of fraud complicity. Cristina who? Nobody. Just the sixth in the line of succession to the Spanish throne. The first ever of Spain’s royal family to be tried in court.

THE RAINDROPS WERE ALL THAT MATTERED

THE RAINDROPS WERE ALL THAT MATTERED »

14 Oct, 2016
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The only good thing that happened on 12 October was the rain!

SPANISH POLITICS IS ALL SET FOR ANOTHER BLASTOFF

SPANISH POLITICS IS ALL SET FOR ANOTHER BLASTOFF »

5 Apr, 2016
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Nobody's excited about a new parliamentary election in Spain. But at this late date the countdown is ticking away into (almost) inevitable blastoff

JUST A LITTLE DID-YOU-KNOW?

JUST A LITTLE DID-YOU-KNOW? »

17 Mar, 2016
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"By 2050 the United States of America could be the biggest Spanish-speaking country in the world!"

SPAIN POLITICS: NEVER DULL MOMENT IN AND OUT OF THE HEN HOUSE

SPAIN POLITICS: NEVER DULL MOMENT IN AND OUT OF THE HEN HOUSE »

11 Feb, 2016
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In their first session in the Congreso de los Diputados they made straight for the front row, complete with a baby in the arms of their co-founder. The next session they were sent to the hen house in the back of the chamber.

SPAIN IS TEETERING ON THE BRINK OF TREACHEROUS NEW ELECTIONS

SPAIN IS TEETERING ON THE BRINK OF TREACHEROUS NEW ELECTIONS »

29 Jan, 2016
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"If parliamentary elections were held again, the multiparty system would still be around, and so would political instability"