The Day in Spain #15

Politics

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The Day in Spain #10

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BREAKING: Ciudadanos willing to negotiate with Rajoy if PP accepts 6 conditions

BREAKING: Ciudadanos willing to negotiate with Rajoy if PP accepts 6 conditions

Ciudadanos’ leader Albert Rivera has announced that his party would negotiate support Mariano Rajoy if he schedules a date for the confidence debate and accepts the following six conditions:

  • Politicians indicted for corruption must be immediately fired
  • End of parliamentary immunity
  • New electoral law
  • End of pardons in cases of political corruption
  • Maximum 2 terms per PM
  • More transparency, including parliamentary investigation of PP’s illegal funding.

The Day in Spain #7

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Breaking: Podemos and PSOE in alternative government talks

Breaking: Podemos and PSOE in alternative government talks

Podemos Secretary for Policy and Strategy, Íñigo Errejón, has revealed in a TV interview that his party and PSOE have considered the possibility to attempt a government deal if Mariano Rajoy fails to be re-elected. However, Errejón has confirmed that it’s Rajoy’s turn to try, and that formal negotiations would only take place after he fails to obtain support at a confidence debate.

http://www.eldiario.es/politica/Inigo-Errejon-conversaciones-PSOE-Rajoy_0_544895861.html

 

The Day in Spain #6

Politics

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Deutsche Welle: Spaniards are fed up with political deadlock

This article was originally published in Deutsche Welle.

After seven months of negotiations to form a new government, Spain is likely to head to the polls for the third time in under a year. People are growing more and more indifferent. Santiago Saez reports from Madrid.

 

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