Reports Tagged: Spain

October 04, 2017

Tensions are running high in Catalunya since the regional government’s attempt to organize an independence referendum in open defiance of the Spanish Constitution was crushed by central government police forces on Sunday. *** Despite the

August 02, 2016

Key Takeaways: Spanish political gridlock will not be broken just yet, as acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s first attempt to obtain the Spanish Parliament’s confidence in late August is likely

May 25, 2016

Key Takeaways: •    A small shift in voting preferences in Spain’s June 26 Presidential elections is likely to strengthen the two center-right parties, the Partido Popular (PP) and Ciudadanos, and

December 22, 2015

The Spanish elections that took place on December 20 failed to determine a clear winner, as pretty much everyone expected. What most did not expect was that the results and

September 29, 2015

Spanish markets rallied yesterday after Sunday’s elections in Cataluña put Junts pel Si, the coalition of secessionist parties that ran openly on a plan to declare independence from Spain, short

September 16, 2015

Voters in Cataluña will head to the polls on September 27 to elect the National Assembly and government of the Generalitat de Cataluña in an historic event, with four major

May 27, 2015

The strong performance by the anti-austerity Podemos (“We Can”) Party in Spanish local elections last Sunday has raised fears Spain could soon follow the Greek lead in rolling back the

October 13, 2014

The tumultuous, dramatic, and ultimately unsuccessful campaign for Scottish independence from the United Kingdom, culminating in the failed vote of September 18, has left two lasting impressions on the key