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Why did King Juan Carlos abdicate?

Several things have happened in recent weeks that could explain the surprising step taken by King Juan Carlos of Spain on Monday to appear before the television cameras to announce his abdication as King of Spain. I say surprising, because

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Posted in Politics

Something is brewing in Spain. The Dignity Marches

Four days ago took place in Madrid one of the most amazing gatherings ever to take place in the last decade in the country. It can be qualified with such an adjective simply because of the way it was organized,

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Posted in Politics

Cyprus: Who is to blame?

Well there is either a little evil creature travelling throughout the world collapsing economies or there is a common practice of excesses and risky investments carried out by financial institutions around the world. I would tend to believe is the

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Posted in Banks, Economy, Politics

Italy: Why do they say its ungovernable?

In the recent elections in Italy, the results show the appearance of a new movement called 5-stars that has been portrayed as a disaster. Having the key to majority in both houses, this movement has been quickly vilified into an unstable bunch

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Posted in Banks, Politics

Education: What, how and where.

If there is anything I must be grateful to my parents, is their commitment that I get a good education, that I have enough knowledge, the capacity to analyse issues and the instinct to formulate opinions and answers based on

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Posted in Education, Politics

Spain: Builders, bankers and politicians: best friends always

News have come out today that the ruling Popular Party or PP in Spain had, at least during 18 years, a double accountancy system, to remunerate its leaders with some extra cash for their good job. This was done with

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Posted in Banks, Politics

Clothes industry: What are you wearing?

What are you wearing now? Well, most probably what you chose from your closet this morning and last night. Making sure that it combines well, that it’s fashionable and even that it complements your mood. Now a question arises. To

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Posted in Economy, Politics

Judicial system: Independent and just?

I have travelled quite a bit, and I don’t pretend to generalise over all judicial systems around the world, but I have seen a worrying tendency, it seems that the different judicial systems have a biased position over justice. And

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Posted in Banks, Politics

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