Stories about Spain from November, 2011
Spain: Controversies in the General Elections
The PP (Popular Party) of Spain won the recent general elections with an ample majority. Chris Moya tell us about some of the controversies at the voting centers.
Spain: Creative Counter-Campaign Spreads on the Net
Spain's general elections campaign this Sunday has an entirely different online version. The digital counter-campaign, propelled by the 15-M movement, is hyperactive and rapidly spreading through social networks.
Spain: Conversation with Ignasi Labastida on Intellectual Property
Juan Arellano talks to Ignasi Labastida, member of Creative Commons Spain, about intellectual property and copyright in the era of new information technologies.
Spain: Canary Islands Volcanic Activity at El Hierro
Although the community has been evacuated from the La Restinga in El Hierro Island of the Canary Islands due to increased earthquakes due to volcanic activity, scientists and journalists are staying posted to record the underwater volcano eruptions as can be seen on this video by local Guilletheplayer.
Catalonia: From Arab Spring To Islamic Autumn
Pepe Nieto from SODEPAU, a Catalan international aid organization, published a post entitled: “From the Arab Spring to the Islamic Autumn” [cat]. Nieco forecasts that political Islam will be the great benefactor of the recent events unfolding in the Arab world, after the elections in Tunisia and the statements from the...