Spain

Spain: Does anybody know what to do?

07.09.2016
We have had an interesting week in terms of political developments. Finally there was a new attempt at investiture... and it failed.

The European Union is preparing to impose sanctions on Spain and Portugal

12.07.2016

Today, Ecofin - the Economic and Financial Affairs Council – will consider the possibility of imposing sanctions on Spain and Portugal. Earlier, on 7th July, the European Commission made a similar recommendation. On July 11th, Ministers of Economy and Finance of the euro zone approved the initiative. The reason - the two countries have failed to bring the budget deficit to above the prescribed level.

Obama dreams of allies like Spain

11.07.2016

Barack Obama made his first official visit to Spain. He came to Madrid after attending a NATO summit in Poland. Obama met with acting Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, King Philip, and the leaders of the opposition parties.