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Politics & People news & information for Navarra region/province

Paca, 111, is the oldest woman in Spain
Politics Mon, Mar 11, 2013

Paca, 111, is the oldest woman in Spain

SPAIN'S oldest woman has been named as Francisca García Torres, aged 111 and a half. Francisca – or Paca to her friends – was born in Baeza (Jaén) but has lived in a nursing home in Landazábal de Burlada...

Politics Fri, Aug 24, 2007

Navarran socialists to push for equal abortion rights

According to an article in today's El Pais, socialists in Navarra will step up the pressure on Miguel Sanz's minority right wing regional government to lift the ban on abortions being performed in the region....

National party veto forces resignation of Navarran socialist leader
Politics Tue, Aug 7, 2007

National party veto forces resignation of Navarran...

The socialist PSN party's candidate for the presidency of the regional government of Navarra, Fernando Puras (main photo), resigned yesterday as a direct result of the decision of the national party's Federal...

Politics Mon, May 7, 2007

Separatists react to 'new Batasuna' bans with fire...

A gang of hooded individuals attacked a cashpoint machine and a post office in Pamplona last night with homemade incendiary devices. It is thought that the incidents were in response to the news that the Supreme...

Police arrest separatist candidate linked to ETA
Politics Sat, Apr 28, 2007

Police arrest separatist candidate linked to ETA

A candidate for one of the parties representing the left-wing separatist 'izquierda abertzale' movement at the local elections at the end of next month was arrested yesterday afternoon in Aizarotz (Navarra)....

Navarra president involves Crown in autonomy debate
Politics Thu, Mar 22, 2007

Navarra president involves Crown in autonomy debate

PSOE Municipal Policy secretary, Álvaro Cuesta, said yesterday that regional Navarra president, Miguel Sanz (photo), should be "disqualified" from continuing in his post for "involving" the Royal Family...

Politics Mon, Mar 12, 2007

Opposition leader signs up for Navarra march

Partido Popular leader, Mariano Rajoy, confirmed today that he will be taking part in a protest march organised by the regional government of Navarra next Saturday because: "Navarra is Navarra, and it is Spain."...

Arnaldo Otegi: 'Navarra is pillar of Basque state'
Politics Sun, Mar 4, 2007

Arnaldo Otegi: 'Navarra is pillar of Basque state'

Addressing a rally in Pamplona last night, Batasuna leader, Arnaldo Otegi, called on president Zapatero "to act responsibly and with historic ambition" and negotiate his party's proposals for an autonomous...

Police raid Batasuna bars
Politics Tue, Oct 24, 2006

Police raid Batasuna bars

In a combined operation involving the Guardia Civil and the Basque regional police force (La Ertzaintza) raided fifteen Herriko Tabernas yesterday -8 in the Basque country and 7 in Navarra, coming away with a vast...

Politics Wed, Oct 18, 2006

Batasuna rule out condemning violence

Batasuna spokesman, Pernando Barrena, said this morning at a press conference in Pamplona that "our definition of terrorism does not coincide with that of those urging us to renounce it. For us, terrorism is what...

Separatists march to demand self-determination
Politics Sun, Oct 1, 2006

Separatists march to demand self-determination

Supporters of the Basque left-wing self-determination movement the 'izquierda abertzale' staged another demonstration in Pamplona yesterday, demanding self-determination for the Basque homeland (Euskal Herriak),...

Aznar heckled at award ceremony
Politics Tue, Jun 27, 2006

Aznar heckled at award ceremony

The ex Partido Popular Prime Minister, José María Aznar, was barracked by a hundred or so young left wing activists when he travelled to Durango in Vizcaya yesterday to accept an award. The group (pictured) were kept...

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