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June 2016

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Getting in the way
(Sur in English 3rd June 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


As the European Commission dithers over whether
or not to fine Spain for missing its 2015 budget target,
acting finance minister Luis de Guindos is taking

a strong stance on the country’s economy.



Open to interpretation
(Sur in English 10th June 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


It is possible - and, in fact, necessary - to put two
different  spins on this week’s three-year growth
forecast from the Bank of Spain.



A question of motive
(Sur in English 17th June 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


In his subdued way, Mariano Rajoy has recently been
exploiting the fears that many Spain-based  expats
have if their home country decides to leave the EU
next week.



Rock versus hard place
(Sur in English 24th June 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


Sunday’s repeat general election in Spain is likely to put
Pedro  Sánchez, the Socialist leader, in an unenviable
position.



Will Spain’s election finally end the
country’s power vacuum?

(The Spectator 28th June 2016)


(SUR in English 22nd April 2016)


The only surprise result in Spain’s repeat general election
on Sunday was the failure of the new Spanish left to
nudge the Socialists out of second place.



M a r k   N a y l e r

freelance journalist