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  Spain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-07
The W Pyrenees and the northern coast, paralleled by the Cantabrian Mts., are occupied by Navarre, with the city of Pamplona; the Basque Country, with the ports of Bilbao and San Sebastián; Santander; and Asturias, with Oviedo and the port of Gijón.
However, the rigor and heroism displayed by the common people of Spain in their struggle against the conqueror (see Peninsular War) was an important factor in the eventual downfall of Napoleon.
Economically, Spain progressed dramatically in the 1960s and early 70s, stimulated in part by the liberal economic policies espoused by Opus Dei; growth was particularly pronounced in the tourist, automobile, and construction industries.
www.bartleby.com /65/sp/Spain.html   (5978 words)

 International Affairs
Spain cannot preach democracy to the world, as part of her own conviction and that of the EU, and deny it in its most basic manifestation to the colonial people of Gibraltar on her very doorstep.
Spain, Gibraltar and the UK should engage in a process of dialogue in which Gibraltar is properly represented with its own voice and which is not structured in manner that prejudices the fundamental position of any of the three parties.
Spain will not moderate her actions nor modernise her ambitions in respect of Gibraltar until HMG begins to exercise leverage over Spain – until there is a price for her to pay for pursuing the line and taking the action that she does.
www.gibraltar.gov.gi /latest_news/topical_speeches/international_affairs.htm   (2873 words)

 Communist Party of Spain (reconstituted)
Therefore, the strategic objective pursued by the Party is the destruction of the fascist State, the expropriation of the finance-landowning oligarchy and the establishment of the People's Republic.
Among all the people's sectors that are opposed to the monopolies and to fascism we highlight the peasantry.
The focus of attention of the Party in the labour of internationalist education of the workers has to be in the denounce of the Spanish chauvinism and in the advocacy for the defence of the freedom of separation of the nations which are oppressed by the State.
www.antorcha.org /engl/program-2.htm   (8065 words)

  European People's Party - European Democrats - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats is a group in the European Parliament.
It is comprised of the European People's Party and the non-party subgroup European Democrats (not to be confused with the centrist European Democratic Party).
After the elections of 2004 it remained the largest party with 268 of the 732 seats.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_People's_Party_-_European_Democrats   (261 words)

 European People's Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The European People's Party (EPP) is a European political party founded in 1976.
The EPP includes member Christian Democratic national parties and other likeminded national parties from throughout the European Union.
Magyar Koalicio Partja/Strana maďarskej koalície (SMK) (Party of Hungarian Coalition),
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_Peoples_Party   (411 words)

 Spanish California
The fifteenth century saw the completion of the reconquest of Spain and the emergence of Ferdinand and Isabella as the rulers of an expansionist empire eager to spread Christianity to distant lands and increase the wealth and power of Spain in the process..
From Madrid's point of view, New Spain was important as a source of valuable resources, primarily silver, from which the crown took its "royal fifth." The individual soldiers that conquered New Spain sought personal gain initially in the form of plunder and later in the form of encomiendas.
The encomiendero was responsible for the welfare of the people under his charge and, in return, the people in the encomienda were required to provide him with tribute and free labor.
www.inn-california.com /Articles/history/spanishcalifornia.html   (1273 words)

 The European Elections June 10th 13th 2004
The two parties of the governmental coalition, Akel and Disy (the party of the President of the Republic), together garnered 44.89% of the vote and four out of six of the Cyprian seats in the European Parliament.
It is important to note, as highlighted earlier, that the positive results received by sovereignist and euro-skeptic parties in Austria, Lithuania, Poland, and the United Kingdom actually stopped opposition parties from fully benefiting from the effect of what became the principal driver of these European elections: the sanction vote.
Europeans are asked to perform the difficult task of electing members to a parliamentary assembly of uncertain and variable stature, demonstrated by the inequality of salaries paid to elected officials and the incompatibility of rules pertaining to the length of mandates.
www.robert-schuman.org /anglais/oee/ue   (3249 words)

The party was in a position to play the role of a stiff opposition party to the PDP controlled government not only because of its sheer size but also because of its national spread.
In Bayelsa and Edo States where the state leadership of the party were posing strong opposition to the state governments, the national leadership of the party did not take advantage of having such strong leadership in those states.
There was so much low spirit in the party that many of the prominent leaders did not bother to make individual efforts to strengthen the party in their areas of influence.
www.thisdayonline.com /archive/2003/05/25/20030525pol02.html   (3308 words)

 CPC: Always In The Struggle Against Racism and Fascism   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Party was born into a Canada that was rife with English privilege and Anglo-Saxon prejudice and racism.
In the decades that following, party programs called for an end to all forms of discrimination aimed at aboriginal peoples, and a party statement condemned the racist actions of the RCMP against the Iroquois and insisted on the full right of First Nations to self-government.
Across the country, the Communist Party of Canada unites with many organizations in reaching out to the people in their communities, trade unions, schools and universities, to build the broadest possible antifascist front.
bethuneinstitute.org /documents/always.html   (890 words)

 BBC News | TALKING POINT | Labour at 100: Still the People's Party?
His is the party of the people - as long as the people do what he tells them and don't attempt to have any ideas of their own.
The Labour Party and the TUC were supposed to be interlinked, Labour being seen as their political wing.
Until Tony Blair became its leader, the Labour party was the party of the poor, radical trade unions and the militant tendency.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/talking_point/657139.stm   (3954 words)

Congress of the Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain (PCPE).
The Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain is an organisation of conscious militants, of men and women that fight to destroy the capitalist system and to build a fairer society: socialism and communism.
The Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain is a voluntary union of communist militants in the Spanish State, that vindicates the best fighting traditions of the Spanish communist people.
www.pcpe.es /hemeroteca/ingles.htm   (2016 words)

 Igorot and moro National Reemergence: The Fabricated Philippine State.
Of the 7 million indigenous peoples in the Philippines - groups which have not been Christianized or Hispanicized - the Moros and the Igorots are the two most important because of their numerical size, demographic concentration, and political organization.
The failure of Matalam to organize MIM into an active, pan-Moro party or to develop a concrete political platform, lead to suspicions that the datu was using the movement as a bargaining chip with Manila to advance his personal career.
In its origin and purpose, it was similar to the autonomy proposed by the Nicaraguan Sandinistas for the Miskito, Sumo, and Rama peoples, and to that imposed on the Hmong by the Pathet Lao.
www.cwis.org /fwj/21/imnr.html   (12004 words)

In that connection, Mexico was concerned that a State party to the NPT had concluded an agreement on nuclear cooperation with a non-State party, which, if not against the letter of that Treaty, was, in Mexico's view, against it in spirit, as it voided its fundamental objectives.
The Government and people of Spain reaffirmed their commitment to the universalization of the principle treaties, conventions and programmes of the multilateral non-proliferation system; that was an indispensable step in building a world free of weapons of mass destruction.
Sweden thanked Spain for the efforts undertaken under the Spanish Presidency of the Conference and, as one of the six Presidents of the Conference at this session, Sweden looked forward to close cooperation with Spain for the rest of the year.
www.unog.ch /80256EDD006B9C2E/(httpNewsByYear_en)/936E0F68BFDF62E5C12572A0004A0004?OpenDocument   (1626 words)

 Great Anti-Bolshevist Exhibition (1937)
With a bloodthirstiness of insane horror, Bolshevism is erecting the dictatorship of Jewry on the ruins of the Spanish people, its culture, and its economy.
This varied mixture of differing races and peoples gradually solidified into Jewry, and was protected against further mixing as the result of strict laws of religious nature enforced by the rule of the rabbis to preserve the purity of the Jewish race to this day.
Germany is serving peace for all peoples and cultures, Moscow is lighting a torch to set the whole world afire, seeking to build its rule in chaos, a rule that aims to destroy all life through Jewry.
www.calvin.edu /academic/cas/gpa/anti-bolshevism.htm   (4538 words)

This party was close to obtaining the second place at the expense of the Peoples' Party.
In Austria itself there was also a lot of opposition to a government including the Freedom Party, although analysts had long shown that those who voted newly for that party were mostly former Socialist and Peoples' Party supporters disaffected with the lack of attention paid to their worries by the outgoing coalition.
Oreja, a former foreign minister of Spain, secretary-general of the Council of Europe and commissioner of the EU and Mr.
www.diplomacy.edu /edu/kappeler/letter_no_5_en.htm   (1758 words)

 Commission on Globalisation | Coming Events
In a country where there is freedom to set up political parties, interest groups and all sorts of organisations to channel the ideologies and aims of all.
People will vote for what they feel is the most radical party to face terrorism.
No political party will gain absolute majority, so the really issue will be the post electoral agreements between parties in order to make a government coalition by adding up the numbers of their representatives in parliament.
www.worldforum.org /Commission-On-Globalisation/homelinks/MCTerrorMadrid.htm   (678 words)

 Pakistan Peoples Party
Islamabad, March 23, 2006: Pakistan Peoples Party has denounced the latest bid by intelligence agencies to further break the mainstream political parties with a view to pre election rigging.
Opposition to the major political parties comes in the form of fictionalisation and judicial abuse at the hands of the state apparatus and not through other political parties the spokesperson said, adding, "The state apparatus is making and breaking political parties from the time when MPAs were taken away to Changa Manga in 1988".
The spokesman said such manipulations of political parties by intelligence agencies eroded the moral foundations of the state and gave birth to corruption, nepotism, loot and plunder.
www.ppp.org.pk /dfc/23-3-2006.html   (674 words)

 Enver Hoxha Speech 7 November 1961
The communist parties in the capitalist countries, parallel with the struggle to force the policy of peaceful coexistence on the bourgeois governments of their countries, are waging at the same time the class struggle for the overthrow of the bourgeois power, for the transition to socialism according to the specific conditions of every country.
The Party of Labor of Albania could not and cannot agree with such an opportunistic stand towards the dangerous revisionist gang of Tito, which is an agency of imperialism and an enemy of socialism and communism, of the Party of Labor of Albania and the Albanian people.
The ranks of the communist and workers' parties were strengthened and this is due to the strength and firmness of the fraternal communist and workers' parties, to the vitality of the ideas of Marxism-Leninism.
www.marxists.org /reference/archive/hoxha/works/nov1961.htm   (10128 words)

 The Militant - Vol. 68/No. 13 - April 5, 2004 -- front page
The Socialist Workers Party calls on workers, farmers, and youth to condemn Spanish imperialism’s offensive against the peoples of the Basque country and North Africa, an assault that is accelerating under the pretext of responding to the March 11 train bombings in Madrid.
The Iraqi people already have abundant experience with the corruption and brutality of the UN in maintaining murderous economic sanctions against them for a decade, systematically laying the basis for the U.S.-led invasion last year.
At the same time, the capitalist rulers in the United States, Canada, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere are using the “global war on terrorism” as a pretext to step up their assault on the livelihoods and political rights of workers and farmers.
www.themilitant.com /2004/6813/index.shtml   (1200 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Fiery baptism awaits EU constitution
Spain is about to become the first EU state to hold a referendum to ratify it.
Spain's youthful new Socialist leader, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, is confident of jumping safely through the hoop.
Leaders of the Peoples Party have denounced Mr Zapatero for giving up Spain's special voting privileges during tense EU negotiations in 2003.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/4255925.stm   (995 words)

 Spain's governing Peoples Party loses support in close vote
Due to Spain’s complex system of proportional representation and preference voting the final countrywide picture has yet to emerge but it is anticipated that the most sweeping changes will be in the autonomous regions and particularly the Basque country.
The election result reveals the inability of the official opposition parties, the PSOE, PCE (Communist Party of Spain), IU and the separatists alike, to articulate the political will of the mass of ordinary working people.
For the millions of ordinary working people opposed to both US imperialism and the attacks of the Aznar government in Spain, the task is to turn to the international strategy of the United Socialist States of Europe in a joint offensive alongside their fellow European workers against US imperialism and its supporters such as Aznar.
www.wsws.org /articles/2003/jun2003/spai-j10.shtml   (1413 words)

 Welcome to WONCA Working Party on Rural Practice
The forced relocation of Indigenous Peoples without consultation or informed consent has an ongoing detrimental effect on the health and cultural well being of these communities and their members.
All people have the right and duty to participate individually and collectively in the planning and implementation of their health care.
Indigenous peoples must be engaged in the design, execution and evaluation of education, including vocational training schemes.
www.globalfamilydoctor.com /aboutWonca/working_groups/rural_training/kuching_action.htm   (674 words)

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Furthermore, it was disturbed at the continuing lack of health and education facilities and utilities available to indigenous and tribal peoples and recommended that greater efforts be undertaken by the State party, in particular as regards the education plan of action for the interior.
It noted with satisfaction the State party's commitment to make every effort to guarantee that migrants could exercise their human rights without discrimination, and that the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and non-governmental organizations have access to the Carmichael Road Detention Centre where undocumented migrants and asylum-seekers are held.
The Committee urged the State party to take measures to ameliorate the situation of Palestinian refugees with regard to the enjoyment of the rights protected under the Convention, and at a minimum to remove all legislative provisions and change policies that had a discriminatory effect on the Palestinian population in comparison with other non-citizens.
www.unhchr.ch /huricane/huricane.nsf/view01/9801982AA2EAF441C1256E580035EECE?opendocument   (3358 words)

 Caribbean Carnival
In the calendar of all peoples certain days have been set aside for special religious or secular observance, or as possessing a special character.
It is a mixture of fun, party and theater, which involves art and folklore.
For days, sometimes weeks, the people of the Caribbean express themselves socially and artistically and sheer joy with visitors from all over the world.
www.gmu.edu /org/caribbean/Carib_flair/carnival.htm   (457 words)

The roots of Peru's pisco tradition reach back to the 1500s and stem from its time spent under colonial rule.
The Spaniards brought the grape to the region, but in an act of sheer stupidity, the King of Spain banned wine in the 17th Century, forcing locals to coax a different -- and far more potent -- kind of alcohol from the grape.
The ties go back so far, both Chile and Peru claim pisco as their national drink and are still fighting over who has sole ownership.
www.blacktable.com /pisco040219.htm   (480 words)

 Finland Diary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
People still sing the songs that are still associated with the victory.
People in finland, and the rest of europe for that matter, don't realize that in other parts of the world, as in the states, a land line isn't very expensive and local calls are free.
Usually people hang around people they got to be friends with during 7-9th classes in school, and when choosing between vocational and high schools friends always have some effect.
blogs.washingtonpost.com /finlanddiary/2005/05/a_young_philoso.html   (17754 words)

 Bush hosts Spanish king; sends signal - (United Press International)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since then, Zapatero has positioned Spain more closely with France, the major anti-Iraq war country that appears to be attempting to build a Paris-led coalition of European nations as a counterweight to U.S. political influence.
The defeat of Aznar's party was seen as directly tied to support of Bush.
The Popular Party and its leader, who succeeded the retiring Aznar, were way ahead in opinion polls despite popular opposition to the war.
www.washtimes.com /upi-breaking/20041124-040850-2616r.htm   (666 words)

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