Tag Archives: Spain

Did you notice the Irony? (14) Mario Costeja González

Mario Costeja González from Spain won his case against Google before the European Court of Justice regarding the “right to be forgotten”. He had asked Google to remove information from its search results about a repossession in 1998. The underlying debt has … Continue reading

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How bad is Spain’s Infrastructure?

We keep reading horror stories from the southern European countries about how badly they are affected by the economic crisis. Factories are closing, civil servants are made redundant, the provision of medical services suffers, people emigrate, everything is going downhill. The … Continue reading

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Easily Confused, # 13 – Catalonia edition

Mass hysteria: Mas hysteria: Nobody outside of Catalonia will understand this joke. :-(

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Spain’s Banking Crisis is no Surprise

If a bank cannot even build a straight office tower, how can you expect it to keep a straight balance sheet? The headquarters of Bankia in Madrid, Spain:

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