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Politics & People news & information for Salamanca province

Thousands gather in Salamanca to remember victims of terrorism
Politics Fri, Feb 12, 2010

Thousands gather in Salamanca to remember victims of...

Thousands of people gathered today in Salamanca's Plaza Mayor to show their support for the victims of terrorism, greeting the former government leader, José María Aznar, with rousing applause at the end of the...

Tax rise protesters thrown out of Salamanca Town Hall
Politics Fri, Dec 28, 2007

Tax rise protesters thrown out of Salamanca Town Hall

Around twenty members of the public had to be forcibly removed by Local Police officers from Salamanca Town Hall on Boxing Day after disrupting a council meeting convened to approve a series of controversial tax rises...

Politics Fri, Dec 29, 2006

Socialists lose bid to overturn Unamuno sacking

A motion proposed yesterday by socialist councillors in Salamanca to annul a resolution passed in secret on the 13th October 1936 to sack the prominent author and philosopher, Miguel de Unamuno, was overturned by the...

Politics Tue, Apr 18, 2006

Salamanca hotel linked to Marbella corruption scandal

The wider ramifications of the Marbella case made themselves evident yesterday after it was revealed that at least four prominent construction companies are thought to have been involved in then illegal construction of...

Republicans mark 75th anniversary
Politics Fri, Apr 14, 2006

Republicans mark 75th anniversary

Events organised to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the declaration of the 2nd Republic are coinciding with Good Friday celebrations in major towns and cities all across Spain. 75 years ago today, on the 14th April...

Politics Thu, Nov 10, 2005

PP distribute leaflets opposing return of Civil War files

PP councillors from Salamanca town hall have put together a leaflet, illustrated with photos of a number of socialist MPs -including president Zapatero, Carmen Calvo, Jesús Caldera, and ERC leader, Josep Carod-Rovira-,...

Spain donates $65 million for hurricane Stan victims
Politics Sat, Oct 15, 2005

Spain donates $65 million for hurricane Stan victims

President Zapatero announced during the first day of the 15th Iberoamerican summit yesterday that Spain will donate $65 million dollars (around €54 million) to Guatemala and El Salvador to help the victims of...

Fidel Castro pulls out of Salamanca summit
Politics Fri, Oct 14, 2005

Fidel Castro pulls out of Salamanca summit

The president of Cuba, Fidel Castro, has decided not to attend the 15th Iberoamerican summit in Salamanca, which started today, in order to "personally manage" the distribution of humanitarian aid sent by Cuba...

Politics Thu, Sep 15, 2005

Parliament approves return of Salamanca Civil War files

All parliamentary parties except the PP have backed an amendement to a Bill originally passed on the 15th April dealing with the return of documents seized by Franco's fascist forces from Cataluña, which are...