SPAIN IS HEADED FOR AN ACRIMONIOUS SNAP ELECTION. CLASHES!

SPAIN IS HEADED FOR AN ACRIMONIOUS SNAP ELECTION. CLASHES! »

18 Feb, 2019
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Following the rejection by the Parliament of the national budget for 2019 proposed by the socialiat government of Pedro Sanchez, the President called snap election on 28 April. Hot on the campaign trail already, the leftist parties inisist on "dialogue" with separatist Catalonia as the only "commonsensical" solution to the escalating Catalan secessionism while the conservatives vow to "defend Spain from its enemies" by implementing indefinitely the harsh Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution. On another plane, the left vows to recover the debilitated welfare state system while the right seeks to implement a liberal economic model.

SPAIN & THE EU STAND BY A DEMOCRATIC VENEZUELA

SPAIN & THE EU STAND BY A DEMOCRATIC VENEZUELA »

9 Feb, 2019
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President of the Spanish Government: "The common position of the EU in regard to the political crisis in Venezuela has been achieved on the initiative of the Government of Spain. The ties that unite Spain and Latin America are very deep. There is nothing that takes place there which does not affect us. That is why the Spanish government will work to ensure that full democracy returns to Venezuela"

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!

MERRY CHRISTMAS, EVERYONE, BUT DON’T FORGET TO VOTE!

MERRY CHRISTMAS, EVERYONE, BUT DON’T FORGET TO VOTE! »

14 Sep, 2016
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The law is the law and Christmas Day election is what the Spaniards are going to get , unless . . .

MADNESS ISN’T AN OPTION IN SPANISH POLITICS BUT NOBODY IS ACTING TO PREVENT IT

MADNESS ISN’T AN OPTION IN SPANISH POLITICS BUT NOBODY IS ACTING TO PREVENT IT »

3 Aug, 2016
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Who will ever be the president of the Spanish central government? Will there or there not be a new snap election?

SPAIN’S BEWILDERING POLITICAL PANORAMA

SPAIN’S BEWILDERING POLITICAL PANORAMA »

28 Jul, 2016
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Will there be a third election following the first two that failed to produce a government?

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

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"

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”