06/01/2014. The Spanish Minister for Public Works, Ana Pastor, announced in Panama on Monday, 6 January, that a rapprochement has been achieved between the parties involved in the works to expand the Panama Canal. The parties “are going to sit down, talk and open dialogue to try and resolve the problems”. Furthermore, she stressed that the GUPC consortium has committed to ensuring that all claims are made through contractual channels.
06/01/2014. The President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, attended the military parade presided over by Their Majesties, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia at the Royal Palace.
03/01/2014. The average number of contributors to the Spanish Social Security System in December 2013 stood at 16,357,640. This figure represents an increase of 64,097 more contributors than in the previous month (0.39%).
03/01/2014. Spanish recorded unemployment in December fell by 107,570 on the previous month. This is the largest reduction in any month of December and the second-largest since current records began, with the largest reduction taking place in June, whe…
02/01/2014. Spain strongly condemns the terrorist attack that took place in southern Beirut on Thursday, resulting in numerous deaths and injuring many others.
02/01/2014. Spain condemns the terrorist attacks for which Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility and that cost the lives of over a dozen people in Mogadishu on Wednesday.
Spanish Government wishes Greece every success in developing its programme for Rotating Presidency of European Union
02/01/2014. Spain welcomes the start of the new Rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which corresponds to Greece in the first half of 2014.
01/01/2014. 2014 will be the first year that Spain assumes presidency of the ‘5+5 Defence Initiative’. The tenth anniversary of the initiative will also be celebrated this year, which was set up on 21 December 2004 by the Defence Ministers of Algeria, France, Italy, Libya, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Spain and Tunisia with a view to developing multilateral cooperation between their countries and aimed at fostering security in the Western Mediterranean.
30/12/2013. The deficit data published today on the website of the Ministry of the Treasury and Public Administration Services show that the State deficit in national accounting terms stood at 40.61 billion euros in November 2013 – equivalent to 3.96% …
Total deficit of all public authorities in Spain stands at 4.4% of GDP, representing a margin of over 20 billion euros for meeting the target
30/12/2013. Data at the close of the third quarter in national accounting terms for all the public authorities in Spain show a deficit of 45.16 billion euros, not including the financial aid destined to the restructuring of the financial sector.
30/12/2013. According to the performance data reflected in the Accounting Information System of the Social Security System, the Spanish Social Security accounts posted a surplus of 943 million euros to 30 November 2013. This compares with a figure of 2…
30/12/2013. Spain regrets the deaths of two peacekeepers– a Jordanian officer and a Senegalese soldier –while on patrol in the area of Greida (Darfur) as part of the African Union – United Nations mission in Darfur (UNAMID), on Sunday 29 December, in an attack carried out by armed individuals.