Controversy in lead up to regional and local elections

Potential mal practice about the electin Castello Town HallAccording an article published this week in the Levante Paper the Town Hall in Castellon, run by Spain’s principal opposition party the PP, has enabled the inscription of 117 Rumanians in the electoral register. Nevertheless, all 117 are registered as living at the exact same address which happens to be the headquarters …

Spain drops farther behind in technologies that are new

Spain falling behind technological advancesAccording to a study carried out over the last 7 years geared toward finding out which nations on earth are the most advanced with regard to embracing new technologies, the current Spanish government has failed in its assurance to get Spain from the rut it’s taken in innovation and new technology. The study analyses nearly 100 …

Voting tendencies in Spanish elections

Spanish Voting TendenciesLess than two weeks to go for regional and local elections in Spain, el Pais printed an intriguing post with the outcomes of a study carried out to describe voting styles in Spain over the last few years. As stated by the study, industrial and rural regions vote in favour of PSOE (the Spanish Socialist Party) while urban …

Walking vacations in Spain

The Ministry for the Environment to join Spain’s big rivers via ‘Natural Green Routes’The Ministry for the Environment has declared that Spain’s big rivers will soon be linked via ‘Natural Green Paths’ which can be followed on foot, by bike or by an other non-motorized means. Within the programme created by the government kilometres of natural courses have been started …

High speed trains in Spain reach new maximum

The AVE – top speed 300 km/hThe Minister for Transport, Magdalena Alvarez, affirmed this week that Spain’s high speed train, the AVE will go at a maximum rate of 300 km/h although the brand new AVE trains can reach top speeds of 350 km/h. She ruled out the chance of trains between Madrid and Barcelona travelling over 300 km/h. There …

New driving laws in Spain

The Spanish government passed new legislation directed at reducing the dreadful record of road security and traffic injuries in Spain. Here’s an overview of the brand new traffic laws in Spain based in the new “points” system:From now on there will be three primary types of motorists:”Standard” – 12 points”New motorists” – motorists with less than 3 years expertise – …

Surviving high costs of doomsday

Preparing for frightening scenarios, be they natural or man made, may be a costly effort, but does not need to be earmarked for only the wealthy Read More