THE KING OF CLAY: ¡VAMOS, RAFA!

THE KING OF CLAY: ¡VAMOS, RAFA! »

10 Jun, 2019
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On this mild Sunday, 9 June 2019, the combatants at the Roland Garros men’s final started off evenly matched. But when all is said and done, Dominic Thiem was playing his second ever Grand Slam final against Refa Nadal’s up till then 17 final wins!  And even though he became the first player to win a set against the Spaniard in a French Open final since 2014, that was hardly enough to topple the King of Clay from his throne

LOST IN TRANSLATION: Traveling to a Country Without Knowing the Language

LOST IN TRANSLATION: Traveling to a Country Without Knowing the Language »

11 Jun, 2018
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After the hurdles my friend and I overcame, I don’t think I was really able to enjoy Paris. I couldn’t properly communicate with the people or understand many of the words aroun me. I’ve realized that although traveling to a country without knowing the language may seem exciting, it can be extremely frustrating.

THE EUROPEAN UNION’S VERY SPECIAL DAY IN MAY

THE EUROPEAN UNION’S VERY SPECIAL DAY IN MAY »

17 May, 2018
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So crucial was the Schuman Declaration to Europe that in 1985 the European Council decided to designate the 9th of May as Europe Day, an annual celebration of the peace and unity that the Declaration stands for, in a region that used to be the sorry scene of unremitting armed conflict

MACRON DOUSES LE PEN’S DREAMS OF AN UNRAVELED EUROPE

MACRON DOUSES LE PEN’S DREAMS OF AN UNRAVELED EUROPE »

8 May, 2017
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He walked up to the podium for his victory speech not to the sound of “La Marseillaise” but of Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”, the anthem of Europe! Vive l'Union Européenne!

MADRID LONDON BREXIT

MADRID LONDON BREXIT »

6 Nov, 2016
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If ever some of the companies would evacuate London, Madrid and other European cities will be there to welcome them with open arms

CAR FREE DAY, THE MOTHER OF ALL IRONIES

CAR FREE DAY, THE MOTHER OF ALL IRONIES »

23 Sep, 2016
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Someday, Madrid will mean it when it says Car Free Day and not create monumental traffic jams, making it the mother of all ironies!

THE FIRST EUROPEAN “UNIVERSITY” & ONE OF THE WORLD’S OLDEST UNIVERSITIES IN CONTINUOUS OPERATION IS SPANISH

THE FIRST EUROPEAN “UNIVERSITY” & ONE OF THE WORLD’S OLDEST UNIVERSITIES IN CONTINUOUS OPERATION IS SPANISH »

25 Feb, 2016
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Spain was one of the pioneers of university learning in the world

MAKE LIFE MORE BEAUTIFUL

MAKE LIFE MORE BEAUTIFUL »

12 Dec, 2015
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A marvelous proposition

THE PRIME MINISTER OF SPAIN, MARIANO RAJOY, SPEAKS ON THE TERRORIST ATTACKS IN PARIS

THE PRIME MINISTER OF SPAIN, MARIANO RAJOY, SPEAKS ON THE TERRORIST ATTACKS IN PARIS »

16 Nov, 2015
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“We are all in this together and we are going to win. They can do us harm but they cannot beat us”

STATESIDE STORIES: To Be a Hero / Could Trump be a Trump Card?

STATESIDE STORIES: To Be a Hero / Could Trump be a Trump Card? »

1 Sep, 2015
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French President Francoise Hollande to the heroes: “You gave a lesson in courage, in will, and thus in hope”