Browsing All posts tagged under »Spain«

Juan Carlos & Felipe, kings of Spain

June 27, 2014

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Change of kings in Spain. Juan Carlos later years were overrided by corruption scandals and popular discredit because of a picture of him beside a hunted elephant. Advertisements

Will Spain melt in the air?

October 23, 2012

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A specter is haunting Europe -the specter of regional nationalism. Be it in Scotland, Catalonia, the Basque country, Flanders or Padana (north of Italy), regional nationalism aroused with the unending crisis. But unlike the old popular nationalism of the XIX century, when lesser people were oppressed by great empires, kept in poverty and their languages forbidden, […]

Rajoy tightens Spain’s belt

July 23, 2012

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This is funny (sort of): Socialist opposition leader Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba accused the government of acting as a puppet to Brussels with so much belt-tightening at a time when so many people in Spain are out of work. Who would believe that Perez Rubalcaba was the government a few months ago and walked in the […]