Posts in Europe
Belén nos cuenta cómo está yendo su segundo mes como EVS en Belfast

Belén lleva unos meses en Belfast como voluntaria europea y está disfrutando de su experiencia al máximo. Aquí te dejamos un trozo de su recorrido para que sepas de primera mano cómo se vive la experiencia del SVE.

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Cristóbal Montoro and Ali Sharif Amandi have signed an agreement in Madrid on Thursday between the Kingdom of Spain and the State of Qatar to prevent double taxation and tax evasion.

The Minister for the Treasury and Public Administration Services, Cristóbal Montoro, and the Minister of Finance of Qatar, Ali Sharif Amandi, have signed an agreement in Madrid on Thursday between the Kingdom of Spain and the State of Qatar to prevent double taxation and tax evasion.

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Greece Gets Its Debt Deal

BRUSSELS — Following 17 hours of very intense negotiations, European leaders agreed early today to a deal to rescue Greece from the brink of financial ruin.

European finance ministers talked through the night with the goal of preventing the country's impending bankruptcy and exit from the euro currency zone.

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Blasphemy Law Abolished in Iceland & Freedom of Speech

Yesterday, the parliament of Iceland agreed to abolish the blasphemy provision of the Criminal Code. The Pirate Party’s parliamentarians submitted the proposal back in January, and it received broad support from all of the other political parties in Parliament and the matter was unanimously supported by the committee examining the proposal. Icelanders have now taken an important step in guaranteeing human rights and joined other nations which respect freedom of speech and expression.

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Europe’s Attack on Greek Democracy. Joseph E. Stiglitz

NEW YORK – The rising crescendo of bickering and acrimony within Europe might seem to outsiders to be the inevitable result of the bitter endgame playing out between Greece and its creditors. In fact, European leaders are finally beginning to reveal the true nature of the ongoing debt dispute, and the answer is not pleasant: it is about power and democracy much more than money and economics.

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