DAREDEVIL PEDRO SÁNCHEZ: HOW TO FISH IN THE TROUBLED WATERS OF THE PARLIAMENT (Part 1)

DAREDEVIL PEDRO SÁNCHEZ: HOW TO FISH IN THE TROUBLED WATERS OF THE PARLIAMENT (Part 1) »

26 Nov, 2023
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How Acting President of the Government of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, is invested President and Prime Minister despite the fact that his "progressive" party, PSOE, came out second to the conservative Popular Party in the general elecrtions. Sánchez was invested on the promise of a government that will give Spain a full four-year term of "stability, coexistence and progress."

POLITICAL SCIENCE 101: THE GHOSTLY WINNER OF SPAIN’S GENERAL ELECTION

POLITICAL SCIENCE 101: THE GHOSTLY WINNER OF SPAIN’S GENERAL ELECTION »

16 Aug, 2023
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For weeks now, many in and out of Spain are touting the misconception that the candidate at the top of the list of the party that garnered the largest number of votes “won” the general election. The implication being that, by rights, the top-listed candidate of the “winning” party should be invested President of the Government of Spain. True or false?

PICASSO, PRESUMABLY THE GREATEST ANTI-WAR ARTIST OF ALL TIME, LIVES AGAIN!

PICASSO, PRESUMABLY THE GREATEST ANTI-WAR ARTIST OF ALL TIME, LIVES AGAIN! »

17 Sep, 2022
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The French Minister of Culture: "Picasso's work continues to exert a real fascination throughout the world, abundant, inventive and often radical. It never ceases to be reread, revisited and reinterpreted. This formidable posterity is what the 1973-2023 Picasso Celebration aims to explore, question and share with a new generation born in the 21st century."

FITUR 2022, THE DYNAMIC COEXISTENCE OF POST-PANDEMIC TOURISM AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS

FITUR 2022, THE DYNAMIC COEXISTENCE OF POST-PANDEMIC TOURISM AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS »

30 Jan, 2022
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Somehow it’s comforting that on its 42nd edition, FITUR (Feria Internacional de Turismo) went ahead and held a real people-with-people trade fair instead of a disheartening virtual. This sends a clear message that tourism must not remain grounded but must instead learn to coexist with safety protocols in a world of new normal. Head-on, it has met the challenge of reinstating tourism as a key engine for economic development in the aftermath of the pandemic. For the purpose, the organizers had envisioned a robust and decisive fair, one that generates trust and optimism in the sector.

Royal Watch: Hands Off or Else . . .

Royal Watch: Hands Off or Else . . . »

24 Jan, 2022
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The romantic story that turned vile has yet to stop unfolding. Reporters are scouring the field far and wide for plots and subplots. Still, nobody is seriously betting that the Infanta will finally divorce the villain in the story. She'd gone through worse before. UPDATE: On Monday, 24 January 2022, Infanta Cristina and Iñaki Urdangarin issued a joint communique announcing their intention to  "interrumpir su relación matrimonial (interrupt their matrimonial relationship)." The Infanta has finally reached the end of her rope.

HIS MAJESTY EL REY EMÉRITO WON’T BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

HIS MAJESTY EL REY EMÉRITO WON’T BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS »

20 Dec, 2021
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It's been more than a year since Juan Carlos I left Spain (3 August 2020) following the financial scandal swirling around him.  He lives in the United Arab Emirates, in a gilded cage, as some would say. He wants to return home. The fulfillment of that wish is in the hands of his son, King Felipe VI.

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.”