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· June, 2014

Stories about Spain from June, 2014

Revenge from the “Disgrace of Gijón” as Algeria and Germany Face Up Again at the World Cup

Algeria and Germany national teams are set to face up on June 30 in Porto Alegre in the knock-out round of the FIFA World Cup. The match will revive plenty of...

Facebook and Its Terms of Use

On her blog, Andrea shares a very thorough report about Facebook and some terms of use often overlooked. First, she explains what those terms of use are: (Las condiciones de...

Goethe's Faust, Between Classicism and Romanticism

It's sometimes complicated to understand or discuss terms like Classicism or Romanticism, especially for someone who is not involved in literature. But that's not the case with Mª Gemma Romero Perea,...

“Not All Opinions Deserve to be Respected, Some Must be Fought”

Teacher Luis María Llena León publishes regularly on his personal blog No hay mejor maestra que la vida (There is no better teacher than life; es), and wrote recently his...

Chile Sends Spain Packing in Stunning World Cup Defeat

In a duel of the "Reds", Chile defeated the defending world champion Spain, knocking the latter out of the World Cup.

‘When I Educate You, You Reeducate Me’

Teacher Luis María Llena talks about about his years of experience in education and how the contact with his students has helped him with his professional and personal growth. He invites...

‘Inner Monologue, Turning Point in Spanish Prose’

On her blog, author Ma. Gemma Romero analyzes the changes in Spanish prose from the evolution of the inner monologue as literary resource. In her article, she takes into account Luis...

10 Tips for Safer Online Purchases

Andrea Collazo [es], member of Mujeres Construyendo [Women building; es], shares some recommendations for safe online purchases. She introduces us the issue: Cada vez es mas habitual el comprar por...

This Photo From a “Litter Island” is Appalling

Rut Abrain [es], biologist and the author behind Esturirafi [es], shares her concern for the plastic islands, caused by wasted materials from human populations. The note [es] mentions the problems...

Spanish Bloggers, Share Your Posts with Global Voices Through #LunesDeBlogsGV

Share your posts with Global Voices on Mondays using the hashtag #LunesDeBlogsGV and we will spread them in many countries and languages!

Thousands of Spaniards Demand a Republic Following the King's Abdication

Many observers see an intent on behalf of the crown to maintain the monarchical system with this abdication.

“Let Spain Decide”

IsabelOn writes [es] on her blog De sonrisas y espadas [On smiles and swords] about Juan Carlos, King of Spain, abdication: ahora que se abre un debate de “Monarquía vs...

Ideological Clichés Among Republic Supporters

Paco Prieto writes [es] on La vida como yo la veo [Life as I see it] about religion, politics and freedom after reading some tweets criticizing the presence and looks...

Waiting for the New King in Spain

Elisa Rodríguez from ISIS 3.0 writes [es] about the abdication by King Juan Carlos of Spain and she says that in spite of the demands of a Republic on Twitter...

Other Abdications in Spanish History

In relation to the abdicaton announced by Juan Carlos, King of Spain, Adrián Yánez recalls history [es] and other abdications in the Spanish kingdom: Carlos I era el nieto de...

Would the Republic Have a Yes in Referendum in Spain?

On Lo que me pasa por la cabeza [What goes around in my head], Elena Padrones analyzes [es] King Juan Carlos of Spain abdication, and all that has to happen...

The King of Spain Abdicates, Claims to Install the Third Republic Emerge

Juan Carlos I, King of Spain, publicly announced on June 2, 2014, his decision to abdicate in favor of his son Felipe, current Prince of Asturias. Although most of the...

Reusing Tin Cans

Would you like to know how to reuse tin cans? Rut de Esturirafi explains [es] how to make out of them very decorative vases for flowers, with photos to make...

“Life is a Dream and we can Live With Illusion”

Carlos Mora reflects [es] on elbikramyoga about yoga, philosphy, elections and life in general: Ayer había Elecciones Europeas y yo voté con ilusión por primera vez en muchos años. Soy...

Real Madrid Football Club and their Tenth UEFA Cup

Rogelio Vieto writes [es] on his self named blog about the UEFAChampions League that won Real Madrid Football Club: ¿Pero realmente que significa esta dècima copa de europa? – Es...

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