Venezuela investigates Técnicas Reunidas, CAF and ACS

Three large Spanish construction companies are being investigated by the Venezuelan parliament for allegedly paying millions of dollars to high-ranking Chavismo officials in exchange for the largest public works awards during the government of the late Hugo Chávez.

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Shooting a German-Kurdish football player critical of Erdogan

Shooting a German-Kurdish soccer player critical of Erdogan An individual shot this morning at German-Kurdish soccer player Deniz Naki, very critical of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The car in which Naki was received several bullet wounds while driving on a highway in western Germany, but the player is unharmed.…

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Free software in public administrations

Does anyone imagine a public infrastructure financed with public money in private hands? It is not necessary to imagine it because such an aberration already happens. But just as you have to fight against that, you have to do it against the use of proprietary software in the public domain.…

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The inventor of the Buff dies

Joan Rojas Mas devoted himself to the family textile business until his entrepreneurial spirit and his fondness for motorcycles led him to invent, in the 90s, a garment that served to protect his neck and head and which he baptized with the name of ‘ Buff ‘. With his motorcycle…

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The Queen remembered “Catalina de Aragón”

Every 29th of January, the anniversary of his burial, commemorative events take place in the now Peterborough Cathedral. The public leaves grenades in its tomb as a sign of respect. About 400 children participate every year in the ceremony, and some of them also leave cards and offerings on his…

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Can the King name Puigdemont?

The new ‘president’ will not be fully and legally until the King does not sign his appointment. And then, all the rules that he promulgates will be made in the monarch’s name

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The truth about the independence of the Spanish colonies

Traditionally, speaking from the Spanish school perspective, this situation is alluded to by saying that due to the disconnection produced by the maritime blockade that Spain suffered during the Napoleonic wars, the colonies began to disassociate themselves from the metropolis. […] The spark that triggered the start of the independence…

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The forced income in psychiatric hospitals goes up in Catalonia

They are extreme situations, with patients who must be hospitalized because they are a danger to themselves or their environment. It is always done after a forensic report and under the supervision of a judge. The doctors signed in 2016 (the latest available data) more than 9,800 entries

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The public sector returns to the rescue of the paper press

The administrations became the sector with the highest advertising occupancy in the printed newspapers during 2017. The public sector has come back to the rescue of the paper press. The administrations have increased their investment in newspapers, which compared with the drops in advertising from sectors such as automotive and…

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