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Jose Luis Rodríguez Zapatero

¿Sabes que ya estás consumiendo al 21% de IVA?

Rubén Sánchez | Posted 09.20.2012 | Spain
Rubén Sánchez

Habrá multitud de facturas eléctricas en septiembre en las que habrá que abonar consumos tanto de agosto como de julio con el IVA al 21%. A la luz se le aplica el IVA normal sumado al impuesto sobre la electricidad, lo que en total representa el 27,19% de impuestos.

Artists and Intellectuals Ditch Zapatero

María Hervás and Guilherme Fogaça | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
María Hervás and Guilherme Fogaça

They feel disenchanted with PSOE, the center left-wing party of which Mr. Zapatero is the leader and some of them have decided to vote Izquierda Unida (IU), the main left-wing party.

The Future of Italy

Walter Veltroni | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home
Walter Veltroni

One thing is certain: Mr. Berlusconi's parabola of success is near the end, a parabola which has hovered over Italy for years damaging it. His announced resignation is a sign of defeat.

From 'Too Pink' to Conservative: How Women and Young People Feel Deceived by Spanish President Rodríguez Zapatero

Marie Mertens and Rosa Pascual | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home
Marie Mertens and Rosa Pascual

In 2004, people celebrated the end of a conservative government. Now, eight years and two socialists' terms later, opinion polls show that women and young people will celebrate the end of a President who they feel betrayed them.

VOTE: Is Spain's Move To Protect Bullfighting Wrong?

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

Bullfighting in Spain, so fundamental to the country's identity but so vehemently opposed by many of its citizens, won a victory this week with a recl...

Krugman: In 'Rational World,' We'd Deal With Unemployment

New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 07.31.2011 | Business

Unemployment is a terrible scourge across much of the Western world. Almost 14 million Americans are jobless, and millions more are stuck with part-ti...

Spain Protests Rock Nation, Tens Of Thousands Fill The Cities Over Joblessness

Posted 07.21.2011 | Home

By Tracy Rucinski and Fiona Ortiz MADRID - Tens of thousands of Spaniards angry over joblessness protested for a sixth day on Friday in cities all ...

PHOTOS: Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Keeps It Cool

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

There must be something in the agua in Spain to make all of their politicians so stylish. We know you love Princess Letizia, we recently introduced yo...

Spain Is Not Close to Bankruptcy: Amalgamation Should Not Mean Contagion

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

I happened to be in Madrid last week on the day Spain was downgraded. It was portrayed by the media as a catastrophic situation. Now is not the time for over dramatization.

Zapatero 'Angry' Over Obama Skipping EU Meeting In Madrid

New York Times | STEVEN ERLANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Obama has decided not to attend a United States-European Union summit scheduled for Madrid in May, and European Union officials found out ab...

Portraits Of World Leaders: New Yorker Photographer Platon Photographs 44 (PHOTOS)

New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

This past September, when nearly all the world's leaders were in New York for a meeting of the United Nations, Platon, a staff photographer for this m...

Washington Gothic: Zapatero's Daughters Draw Inspiration From DC...See Which Washingtonians Have Gone Goth (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

When Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's daughters Laura, 16, and Alba, 13, were photographed last week, it looked like the teenage ...

Sarkozy Snipes At 'Dim' Spanish PM And 'Weak' Obama

Times Online | Charles Bremner in Paris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The US President is weak, the Spanish leader is dim, the German Chancellor is clinging on to France's coat-tails and the head of the European Commissi...

Jason Linkins

Bill O'Reilly Threatens To Not Travel To Spain Anymore (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Oh, snap, y'all! Fox News' Bill O'Reilly is WARRING, people! And not just with tearful towheaded turf taker Glenn Beck. No, no! O'Reilly has heard...

Biden Pens Op-Ed To Latin America

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Vice President Biden is currently in Chile for the Progressive Governance Summit, where he will meet with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, UK Prim...

Spain's Zapatero Internet Star After Verbal Slip (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Spanish Prime Minister Zapatero became a quick internet star yesterday when he accidentally uttered the F word while giving a news conference with Rus...

Pope Urges Spanish Catholics To Protect Family Values

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Hundreds of thousands of people Sunday attended an open-air Catholic mass in Madrid designed to promote family values in a country where the Socialist...

McCain and the Clouseau Doctrine (The Fallibility of Infallibility)

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

The Clouseau Doctrine, enunciated in the The Pink Panther Strikes Again, as I understand it, is that a person needs to deny any fallibility whatsoever and pretend any errors are deliberate.

Underdog Wins Gold at 2012 Sarah-lympics

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

BOB COSTAS: And we are back. More coverage of the decathlon coming up in just minutes here. But first we're going to quickly send you out to a place t...

Spain's Media in Uproar Over McCain's Comments Regarding Prime Minister Zapatero

Marisa Treviño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marisa Treviño

To his credit, Zapatero is downplaying McCain's remarks and chalking it up to the "election process." However, Spanish pride being what it is, the people and media of Spain aren't letting this pass quietly.

View From Europe: Is McCain Losing It?

Steve Kettmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Kettmann

It will be entertaining to watch the McCain campaign try to distract from their candidate's weird inability to place Spain on the European continent.

John McCain's Señor Moment

David Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Goldstein

McCain surely knows that Zapatero is the president of Spain, and that Spain is part of Europe... that is, when he's lucid.

Obama and Clinton: Does The Mainstream Media Have It Wrong?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

The questions about the Obama-Clinton relationship will undoubtedly remain. However, the voices for "party unity" and "taking back the White House" are starting to sound increasingly strong.

King Of Spain Telling Chavez To Shut Up Becomes Ringtone Hit

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The king of Spain's recent undiplomatic outburst at the Venezuelan president has become a ringtone hit across Spain. An estimated 500,000 people have...

Video: King Of Spain Telling Chavez To Shut Up

Dark14 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During the Ibero-American summit in Santiago, Chile, King Juan Carlos of Spain becomes somewhat agitated at Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. Read...