Hey, Rubalcaba’s in town!

Rubalcaba, first Vice-Minister of Spain, a man who looks like a gnome with cancer, and tipped to be the next candidate of the PSOE for the 2012 general election if Zippy’s fingers can be prised out off the red button, has been in town visiting Vicar and Pulpi (both PSOE marginals). He was received, according to La Voz, by multitudes, “some more effusive than others”. Here’s todays political cartoon from La Voz. Funny stuff. Whatever Continue reading Hey, Rubalcaba’s in town!

Senate approves viability study for a new Parador

The Spanish Senate’s Committee on Tourism, Commerce and big floppy eared bunnies has agreed to a PSOE backed iniciative to commence a viability study to see if Almería warrants a new Parador hotel. The motion, which has been around for years, was shot down last year when Parador Hotels published their five year expansion plan, ruling out Almería. This has not slowed down Senator Asensio (Almería province; he’s also sec gen of the provincial PSOE Continue reading Senate approves viability study for a new Parador