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Spanish Elections

Spain Is Living Its Own Version Of 'Groundhog Day'

Guillermo Rodríguez | Posted 06.22.2016 | World
Guillermo Rodríguez

Spanish people are drained. It feels like Spain is the main character in the movie Groundhog Day: Everything starts fresh with each new round of elections.

A Few Takeaways From Spain's Four-Way Debate

Montserrat Domínguez | Posted 06.15.2016 | World
Montserrat Domínguez

A debate with four candidates is very inefficient with regards to discussing tangible proposals on taxes, research, pensions, the minimum wage, labor reform, education or autonomy.

In This New Political Era, Spain's Socialists Must Stand Up To Rajoy's Popular Party

Pablo Iglesias | Posted 12.23.2016 | World
Pablo Iglesias

Maybe it's time for a highly-regarded independent figure to take the necessary steps to try to stop the Popular Party from governing in Spain, and put an end to the corruption and inequality.

Spaniards: Bipartisanship Is Dead

Miguel Urban | Posted 12.21.2016 | World
Miguel Urban

podemos spain elections Political change is just the starting point, a window of opportunity to put these subjects on the table and to promote the kind of change that translates into an authentic social revolution.

Spain Breaks With Its Past

Montserrat Domínguez | Posted 12.20.2016 | World
Montserrat Domínguez

spain elections The 20D vote has thus opened the door to no less than three extremely complex and uncertain scenarios. The only certainty about this election is that the country broke with its past.

Europe: North And South

Pavlos Tsimas | Posted 12.20.2016 | World
Pavlos Tsimas

Spain has tilted slightly to the left and, for the first time in post Franco history, is about to experience some sort of coalition government.

Spain's Ruling People's Party Wins Election, Exit Polls Show

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | World

MADRID, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The People's Party (PP) of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy won Spain's general election on Sunday, exit polls showed, although...

Spanish Prime Minister Punched In The Face During Campaign Tour

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 12.17.2015 | World

Here's an unwise way to get a politician's attention. On Wednesday evening, a teenager punched Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in the face during...

My Little Country Heads to the Polls

Carlos Carnicero Urabayen | Posted 12.09.2016 | World
Carlos Carnicero Urabayen

The collapse of bipartisanship, the birth of the unknown in Spain, the rampant fragmentation in parliament, and the need to reach an accord just to go to the bathroom, have all plagued the country and will test our democratic maturity.

Newly Naturalized, Cubans Vote From Havana in Today's Spanish Election

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 01.19.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

After dinner they stayed at the dining room table to fill out the ballots. He nervous, she more decisive. They worked like crazy, marking them with crosses, while the kids played on the sofa.