- Comparison of Spanish and English development law and practice
The hope is that the authorities will use [the hiatus caused by the bust] to introduce laws and controls that will respect European norms including the rights to private property, the protection of the environment, public contracts, etc. and to
- English-speaking sheep in La Mancha?
The economy’s stirring, and there’s a job going for a shepherd-shearer (via) in Solana del Pino (pop. 363), on the border between Ciudad Real and Jaén provinces. But there’s a catch: unlike many Spanish-English translators in this country, he/she needs to be able to speak and write English.
- When the Spanish beat the English
The isleños (islanders), the Canarian-based dialect speakers based in St Bernard parish near New Orleans, are some of the less-publicised victims of the floods. Their victory against age-old enemies in the interests of yet more Anglo hegemony is commemorated in this 1970s song (more links; Mississippi song project):
varias familias dejaron las Islas Canarias,
- Comparison of Oporto and Jerez bodega tourist customer service
“I think the sherry trade could learn a lot from their cousins in Portugal. But of course that’s only if the sherry trade sees any benefit in visitors to their bodegas. I often wonder if they really do.” It’s the old Spanish paradox of shops whose owners seem prepared to go to quite extraordinary lengths …