Madrid and Eurovegas

Madrid, News | September 27, 2012 | No comments

It is undoubtedly one of the most controversial projects in which the Comunidad de Madrid has embarked: the construction of the European subsidiary of the world capital of gambling.

The public opinion is divided: some believe that it will be a good lure for Madrid and that, given the present crisis, it would be of help in terms of jobs; on the other side are those who think that it is a bad investment, that it won’t solve the unemployment problem in Spain, and that it will aggravate problems like urban corruption, organized delinquency or labour exploitation.

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May festivities in Madrid

Madrid, Spanish culture, Spanish traditions | April 30, 2012 | No comments

When a new visitor arrives to Madrid, he is often surprised when he finds out that there are two festivities in the city which are very close together in the month of May: barely two weeks separate the 2nd (day of the Community of Madrid) and the 15th (San Isidro’s day). What’s the difference between them?
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