Another 3-course menu del dia of tasty media morsels!
The second biggest judge association, The Francisco de Vitoria, has impugned before the Supreme Court the political accord to share out top judge positions.
Spaniards were asked to give marks from zero to ten on various state institutions. The results were not flattering. The findings were also contrasted with a poll containing the same questions for 2009/10.
Nobody will be surprised to hear that Spain dropped ten slots in the Corruption Perceptions Index for 2013. To watch the Spanish midday news is to witness a litany of corruption scandals, after all.
Criminal Law Court Nº1 in Motril has ordered that the case against José Luis Rodriguez Passolas for urban-development corruption be shelved. The case was brought against him and María Arellano Ruiz by the Ministerio Fiscal and Ecologistas en Acción.
In Italy they call the Mafia, the Octopus, because its tentacles reach everywhere; in Spain the same could be said about the political class.
According to investigations carried out by Judge Mercedes Alaya, who is in charge of the ERE’s Case, the country’s two major workers unions were receiving ‘irregular funding.”
For those of you that are no familiar with the Caso Gürtel, it is probably the biggest political corruption scandal ever to rock Spain and involves the Central Government.
The speed with which the Duke of Palma, Iñaki Urdangarin, has fallen to a level of being nationally despised is amazing but logical.
Hounded by the corruption scandals in the PP, the Prime Minister, Marino Rajoy, decided to publish his tax returns and order his top party leaders to do the same.