GUIDEPOST LOVES GOOD NEWS: The EU Approves its Own Marshall Plan* Following the Devastating Corona Pandemic!

GUIDEPOST LOVES GOOD NEWS: The EU Approves its Own Marshall Plan* Following the Devastating Corona Pandemic! »

28 Jul, 2020
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European Commission President Charles Michel: “This is a good deal. This is a strong deal. And most importantly, this is the right deal for Europe. We negotiated about money. But, of course, it is about a lot more than money. It is about workers and families, their jobs, their health and their well-being. I believe this agreement will be seen as a pivotal moment in Europe’s journey, but it will also launch us into the future. That is the magic of the European project”

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “OF DONKEYS AND ELEPHANTS, The Time When Spain Sent a Donkey to Washington – George, That Is,” 19 December 1980

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “OF DONKEYS AND ELEPHANTS, The Time When Spain Sent a Donkey to Washington – George, That Is,” 19 December 1980 »

24 Jul, 2020
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A reprint of Eric Beerman’s article in GUIDEPOST on the eve of Ronald Reagan’s induction to the U.S. Presidency in January 1981. The historical event takes Mr Beerman back to the time when George Washington was a gentleman farmer at Mount Vernon just after the American Revolution. The general asked for the famed Spanish donkey which he got but only after some protracted exercise in cloak-and-dagger diplomacy.

BREXIT SERIES: (3) THE DAY OF BROKEN DREAMS

BREXIT SERIES: (3) THE DAY OF BROKEN DREAMS »

5 Feb, 2020
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The European integration, as we know it today – i.e., the EU – is responsible for the unprecedented economic prosperity in Europe. Moreover, during all this time no European major power has gone and waged a war, giving rise to the longest reign of peace in over 2000 years of European history. Perversely, as if to reward the Brits for Brexit, US President Donald Trump has dangled a “massive” trade deal in front of them.

A SECOND OPINON: GETTING TO THE SEASHORE!

A SECOND OPINON: GETTING TO THE SEASHORE! »

17 Sep, 2019
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Being able to actually touch the ocean is a wonderful thing when you live inland. I hope you were able to do it this summer, and if not, plan for next year!

MOVE YOUR CLOCK FORWARD: DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME IN SPAIN BEGINS 3:00 AM, 26 MARCH 2017 !

MOVE YOUR CLOCK FORWARD: DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME IN SPAIN BEGINS 3:00 AM, 26 MARCH 2017 ! »

20 Mar, 2017
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TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT THIS: 2:00 AM, Standard Time, on Sunday, 26 MARCH, is 3.00 AM as per Daylight Saving Time (DST). DST lasts through spring and summer.

OPINION PIECE BY A CANADIAN WRITER: The (Donald) Trump Card

OPINION PIECE BY A CANADIAN WRITER: The (Donald) Trump Card »

22 Jan, 2017
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"Mr. Trump promising to bring up the millions of the American poor, bring back hundreds ( thousands?) of factory jobs which experts term impossible in the next 4 years"

CAVALIA’S ODYSSEO: If wishes were horses . . .

CAVALIA’S ODYSSEO: If wishes were horses . . . »

6 Aug, 2016
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The utterly magnificent show is a wish come true!

BRITS IN SPAIN AND THE “BREXIT” REFERENDUM

BRITS IN SPAIN AND THE “BREXIT” REFERENDUM »

19 May, 2016
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Spain is the largest recipient of British expats, next only to Australia, Here are tips on how they could vote in the approaching Brexit referendum

STATESIDE STORIES: Obama’s International Legacy

STATESIDE STORIES: Obama’s International Legacy »

14 May, 2016
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While President Barack Obama has taken to the skies in his final year in office, building a legacy of diplomatic efforts spanning the globe Strangely, the U.S. media seems to practically ignore his international travels while they focus on the all-consuming coverage of the campaigning to replace him in November

STATESIDE STORIES: Hack Attack, American Words

STATESIDE STORIES: Hack Attack, American Words »

17 Jun, 2015
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The terror of cyber warfare alongside the humorous history of American words