Tens of thousands of Spaniards took to the streets in Madrid on Sunday to protest against reports that acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez could grant amnesty to Catalan separatists in return for political support. Protesters chanted out, out and Sanchez, resign.Add your comment!
The former president of the Catalonian government, Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday demanded the complete abandonment of judicial proceedings against any members of the Catalan separatist movement. Speaking to journalists, Puigdemont said that any talks about his support in the formation of a new Spanish government were dependent on this condition.
Spanish caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is closer to forming a new government following on the election of Francina Amengol as the speaker of Spain's congress. Armengol is the former leader of the Balearic Islands region, where Catalan is widely spoken, received a majority of 178 votes in the 350-seat chamber.
Spain's conservative opposition Popular Party (PP) won Sunday's general elections but is short of votes to make Alberto Núñez Feijoó, even though an alliance with the far-right VOX movement, it was reported in Madrid after over 98% of the polling stations were counted.
A team of experts in Spain has begun work to exhume the bodies of more than 100 civil war victims from a huge basilica complex near Madrid, where dictator Francisco Franco once lay.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Wednesday insisted in Madrid on his unorthodox view regarding the war in Ukraine but the approval of the Mercosur-European Union (EU) deal signed in 2019 that still needs to be ratified looked closer following Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's comments.
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez and Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez discussed bilateral issues in Madrid, particularly the ratification of the Mercosur-European Union trade agreement.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday met in Madrid with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on the first day of his European tour which will also include encounters with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron.
Crew members from the Spanish fleet which operates with Falkland Islands licenses met on Monday in the capital Stanley for a poignant ceremony to honor their fellow mariners who went down with the fishing vessel Villa de Pitanxo, off Newfoundland.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has explained in an interview published over the weekend that he wants to return to power “so that people can eat three times a day.”