8 Egyptian druggies released as Spain no longer has universal laws

Spain used to have a strange law which allowed it’s judges to pursue evil and wrong where-ever it might occur in the world. It was called the doctrine of universal justice, and was a good way for an up and coming young Judge to make a name. Baltasar Garzón used to it great effect a few times. This caused some trouble. Most recently, when a Spanish court issued an arrest warrant for the ex-Chinese Prime Continue reading 8 Egyptian druggies released as Spain no longer has universal laws

Huercal Overa slaps huge tax on new Chinese shops

Huercal Overa has lowered taxes on opening new businesses, but slapped a huge new opening tax on large “Oriental” style shops, of 20,000€. So if you want to open a Chinese shop over 700 m2, you have to pay this tax to get your opening license. The townhall justifies this move by saying that these shops are proliferating and destroying other businesses in the town. So expect the next Chinese shop that opens to have Continue reading Huercal Overa slaps huge tax on new Chinese shops