Ex-Minister Blanco “should be investigated” says national prosecutor

The fiscalia general del estado, the Public Prosecutor, says that there is “sufficient evidence” for the Supreme Court to open an official investigation into the nefarious doings of the soon to be ex-Minister of Development, government spokesman and number 2 of the PSOE party, José Blanco, and has submitted an official request for the S.C. to appoint a Judge to lead an investigation. You will remember that a chap who ended up in court on Continue reading Ex-Minister Blanco “should be investigated” says national prosecutor

Pepe Blanco quits politics – needs time to concentrate on his defense

The Minister of Public Works, and Vice-Sec of the PSOE party, José Blanco, quit politics this morning amidst an ever rising corruption scandal. A builder who is being investigated for a number of, ah-hem, irregularities, turned King’s Evidence and handed over a large number of documents implicating Pepe in receiving kickbacks in exchange for the awarding of large government contracts to the Judge. It also turned out that the cops had their eye on him, Continue reading Pepe Blanco quits politics – needs time to concentrate on his defense