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Spain to Push EU to Recognize Independent Palestinian State

    Spain to Push EU to Recognize Independent Palestinian State

Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell said Thursday that the Spanish government will promote a motion in the European Parliament to recognize Palestine as an independent state. If the move fails, the Pedro Sánchez-led government will consider a Spain-only recognition. Left-wing parties in Spain are reportedly pressuring Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez to recognize the Palestinian…

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Trump Wants Spain to Build a Wall Across the Sahara Desert

    Trump Wants Spain to Build a Wall Across the Sahara Desert

Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell recently revealed that Donald Trump suggested that the government of Spain build a wall across the Sahara desert to prevent immigrants from traveling into the country. During one meeting, a Spanish diplomat reportedly pointed out that the Sahara desert was over 3,000 miles long, to which Trump replied, “The Sahara border can’t be…

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As Post-Colonial Migrants Cross the Mediterranean, Europe Says “Go Home” in Every Language

    As Post-Colonial Migrants Cross the Mediterranean, Europe Says “Go Home” in Every Language

MALTA — (Report) The standoff in June between Malta and Italy over the fate of over 600 migrants on board the Aquarius — a rescue boat operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) — made headline news for the wrong reasons. As both countries prioritized populist rhetoric, with Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and Maltese Prime…

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Spain Offers to Take Boat Refused by Italy, With 629 Migrants on Board

    Spain Offers to Take Boat Refused by Italy, With 629 Migrants on Board

Spain today offered to take in a rescue ship that is drifting in the Mediterranean Sea with 629 migrants stranded on board after Italy and Malta refused to let it dock. The Aquarius picked up the migrants from inflatable boats and rafts off the coast of Libya at the weekend, and the United Nations refugee…

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Catalonia chooses independence

  Catalonia chooses independence

09.11.2015. The Parliament of Catalonia has voted for secession from Spain. The resolution was supported by 72 of 135 deputies

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Catalan Elections: Pro-Independence Supportes Claim Victory

  Catalan Elections: Pro-Independence Supportes Claim Victory

This Sunday was a decisive day for the Catalans in Spain. For many years (and even centuries, according to some

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