Stories about Spain
10 February 2015
New political parties planning to run in Spain's next elections are taking full advantage of digital tools to reach voters. Headliner Podemos got its start thanks to a crowdfunding campaign.
8 February 2015
"We dream, but we take our dreams very seriously," Pablo Iglesias, the Podemos party leader who organized the "Great March for Change", said over and over at the rally.
16 December 2014
News aggregator Google News has announced the shutdown of its Spanish subsidiary starting December 16, 2014 due to the tax imposed by the new Intellectual Property Law.
23 November 2014
Environmental activist suffers serious injuries after an armed assault by the Spanish Navy on a Greenpeace boat protesting oil exploration in Spain's Canary Islands.
20 September 2014
Newspapers Predict Spain's Conservative Party Will Shelve Their Restrictive Abortion Bill to Save Face in Elections
Spain's abortion bill has met with pushback not only from parties in the opposition but also from within the current governing party's rank and file.
8 September 2014
"Generation E" is calling for stories of young Europeans who are crossing the imaginary boundaries of the Old Continent to reinvent day-to-day life in another country.
5 September 2014
Since launching in March with an entirely crowdfunded campaign and a manifesto made up of public suggestions, the party claimed 8% of the national vote in the European Parliament elections.
4 August 2014
Global Voices depends on its hard-working team of volunteer translators like Sonia Ordóñez, who has devoted most of her time to translating Advocacy stories.
2 August 2014
The economic crisis has hit Spain's southern region of Andalusia especially hard, with two-thirds of its people out of work.
29 July 2014
Luis Segura, a lieutenant in the Spanish army, is in prison for criticizing the military during interviews for his novel "Un paso al frente" (A step forward).