After another inconclusive election, Socialists rule out grand pact with the PP

Caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has a tall task ahead of him if he is to secure support from the parties he needs to back him in order to form a government

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Is Venezuela becoming the Libya of the Caribbean?

The differences between these two countries’ crises are obvious, but their similarities are very telling

Catalan independence drive

Catalan independence protesters block highway to France

The protest called by Tsunami Democràtic is expected to last for three days and has been described as the “most ambitious action” yet since the Supreme Court ruling that jailed pro-independence leaders


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, November 11, 2019


Back to square one

The solution to the current political deadlock in Spain requires negotiating a bare-bones governing program as soon as possible


Ciudadanos leader Albert Rivera quits after election debacle

The center-right party fell from 57 seats in Congress to just 10 at Sunday’s vote, with the conservative Popular Party and far-right Vox making major gains

November 10 General Election

Socialists win repeat Spanish election, Vox becomes third-biggest force in Congress

A poll that was meant to unblock the political situation in Spain has only served to complicate it, with losses for the left, a recovery for the PP and a huge boost for the far-right


Spain continues to have one of the worst levels of English in Europe

A new study places the country in 25th spot on a list of 33 European states with respect to its proficiency in the language