The UK could be free of the financial commitment to the EU (and the massive penalty for the fall in the value of the Pound Sterling) by Christmas and then be free to negotiate with whichever country it wishes – and there seems to be no shortage of them. […]
Is the concept of justice dead in Andalucia?
They say that for evil to succeed, it only requires that good men do nothing – where are the “good men” in Ayuntamiento de Mijas and the bulk of the ex-pat press? Where are the good men who should be able to see that their homes are now being put at risk because of the spite and calumny being spewed forth from the offices of the Ayuntamiento above the signature of the mayor, an elected official whose job should include protecting his constituents against lies and terror tactics. Continue reading What goes on in Mijas?
Regional foreign exchange markets are set for volatility early Thursday on Hungarian data and following central bank news out of Poland and the Czech Republic. Continue reading CEE Morning Briefing: FX Eyed Amid EU Summit, Monetary Moves
Associated PressThis Jan. 7, 2009, file photo shows a natural gas pumping station for gas imported from Russia, in Rembelszczyzna, near Warsaw, Poland. Continue reading Polish Gas Firm Has Plan B for Port Holdup
The Polish central bank cut interest rates for the fourth time in a row Wednesday in a bid to re-inject some pace into its slowing economic growth. Continue reading Poland Cuts Rates Again, Czech Rates Unchanged
Today I took myself and my dogs to the Sunday market at La Trocha. As usual there were a great many things to look at or buy but the best part of the trip was a conversation I had outside a new shop near El Rodeo.
Continue reading Crazy bureacracy
Well, another national event in America has been greeted with the standard set of lies about a possible car bomb attack in Washington, New York or “somewhere” else.
Continue reading Are we scared yet?
A recent complaint by parents about the racism and xenophobia of a popular teacher at Menéndez Tolosa Institute at La Linea de la Concepción would have created a precedent in the UK because of the craven desire to back down before any accusations of this kind by a racial or religious minority.
Continue reading A sensible reaction