Tag Archive: Spain today

Feb
04

Spain’s ‘China phenomenon’

A Chinese restaurant in Madrid

Spain of late has become a land where immigrants’ dreams go to die, at least since the financial crisis began to unfold. Many migrants from Latin America and North Africa, who had left their homes in search of a better life in Spain, have had to return home in anguish. But one immigrant group is …

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Dec
06

Happy Constitution Day!

Today is Constitution Day, a national holiday in Spain. Spaniards are celebrating 32 years under the current constitution, which was written in 1978 by a constitutional assembly that convened following the death of General Francisco Franco. Many Spaniards were looking forward to this week as a mini-vacation week preceding the Christmas holidays. In Spain, Wednesday …

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