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Politics & People news & information for Extremadura

Trujillo mayor resigns over drink-driving conviction
Politics Tue, May 13, 2008

Trujillo mayor resigns over drink-driving conviction

The socialist mayor of Trujillo (Cáceres), José Antonio Redondo, resigned yesterday after being convicted of drink-driving and civil disobedience. At the trial at Cáceres provincial court on May 5th, it emerged that...

Antifascist stabbed in Cáceres brawl
Politics Sat, Nov 24, 2007

Antifascist stabbed in Cáceres brawl

A young fascist was arrested in Cáceres for stabbing an antifascist protester in a city centre brawl during the early hours of Thursday morning. It seems that the cause of the trouble stems from an incident that...

Zapatero: 'PP is face of past feared by Spaniards'
Politics Thu, May 24, 2007

Zapatero: 'PP is face of past feared by Spaniards'

Speaking at a political rally in Cáceres last night, president Zapatero accused the Partido Popular of spreading "pessimism and fear," and said that while party leader, Mariano Rajoy, "announces...

Ibarra calls on Interior minister to keep Chaos alive
Politics Mon, Feb 26, 2007

Ibarra calls on Interior minister to keep Chaos alive

Regional Extremadura president, Juan Carlos Rodríguez Ibarra (PSOE), made an empassioned plea to Interior minister, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, not to allow ETA hunger-striker, José Ignacio de Juana Chaos, who...

Extremadura president to stand down after 24 years
Politics Tue, Sep 19, 2006

Extremadura president to stand down after 24 years

The regional president of Extremadura, Juan Carlos Rodríguez Ibarra (archive photo, right), has announced that he will not be standing for re-election at the next round of autonomous elections, that will take place...

De la Vega calms Canary Islands immigration fears
Politics Sun, May 21, 2006

De la Vega calms Canary Islands immigration fears

Government first vice-president, María Teresa Fernández de la Vega (archive photo), said yesterday that there are enough available places in Canary Islands immigration centres to deal with the recent flood of illegal...

Aznar attacks govt. over regional reform programme
Politics Thu, Apr 27, 2006

Aznar attacks govt. over regional reform programme

Speaking at a meeting of the FAES foundation held at Cáceres' Arguiguela Castle (photo) yesterday, former president Jose Maria Aznar stated that ETA "was still demanding the same thing." He added that those...

Extremadura president vows to take life less seriously
Politics Fri, Nov 11, 2005

Extremadura president vows to take life less seriously

Extremadura president, Juan Carlos Rodríguez Ibarra (PSOE), left the San Carlos Clinical Hospital in Madrid this morning, and joked with waiting journalists that he will be trying to "take life less seriously"...

Rajoy offers socialists Basque coalition pact
Politics Wed, Apr 27, 2005

Rajoy offers socialists Basque coalition pact

PP president Mariano Rajoy (photo) said yesterday that his party would be "willing, if the PSOE wants," to discuss the possibility of a pact to support Patxi López as regional president in order to offer...

Extremadura president's mother passes away
Politics Fri, Mar 11, 2005

Extremadura president's mother passes away

Maria Luisa Ibarra Usabal, the mother of the regional president of Extremadura, Juan Carlos Rodriguez Ibarra (photo), passed away during the early hours of yesterday morning after a long illness, aged 93. She died at...

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