Tag Archives: El País

28Oct/17

Spain’s El Pais newspaper rolls off the presses after historic day

Spain’s best-selling newspaper, El Pais, rolls off the presses after the Madrid government sacked Catalonia’s president and dismissed its parliament after the region declared itself an independent nation.

MADRID, SPAIN (Reuters)

Spain’s best-selling newspaper, El Pais, rolled off the presses late Friday (October 27) after the Madrid government sacked Catalonia’s president and dismissed its parliament after the region declared itself an independent nation in Spain’s gravest political crisis since the return of democracy four decades ago.

The Spanish daily’s front page ran with the headlines of “State Moves to Suffocate Insurrection,” to mark a critical day the country’s four-decade old democracy.

A new regional election will be held in Catalonia on Dec. 21, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in a televised address on a day of high drama.

06Sep/16

Cuba government filtering mobile text messages, dissidents say

Cuban government is filtering text messages for key words such as democracy and human rights and then blocking them, renowned Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez charged at the weekend, an accusation confirmed by Reuters on Monday.

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09May/15

Military plane crashes outside Seville airport

Amateur video purports to shows thick black smoke rising from military plane crash site outside Seville airport in Spain.

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