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  Joint Press Availability With President of Spain
Both Spain and the United States are committed to a stable, democratic and peaceful future for the people of Iraq.
Spain and the United States will stand on the side of people everywhere who are striving for greater freedom, tolerance, and opportunity.
Spain and the United States are determined to take advantage of this moment of opportunity for peace.
www.state.gov /p/eur/rls/rm/2003/20348.htm   (1736 words)

Spain's president, known as "Zapatero" although his full surnames in Rodriguez Zapatero, is married and has two daughters.
In theory, the president of Spain is not a president at all.
Spain is a constututional monarchy, the King is the Head of State and has to approve the appointment of the head of government who, in other constitutional monarchies, would be referred to as prime minister.
www.euroresidentes.com /euroresiuk/Spanish_Government/Jose_Luis_Zapatero.htm   (339 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Francisco Franco
Juan Carlos I, King of Spain (baptized as Juan Alfonso Carlos Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias) was born on January 5, 1938 in Rome and is the reigning King of Spain (Rey de España).
The Kingdom of Spain or Spain (Spanish: Reino de España or España; Catalan: Regne dEspanya; Basque: Espainiako Erresuma; Galician: Reino de España; Asturian: Reinu dEspaña) is a country located in the southwest of Europe.
Franco was born in Ferrol, Galicia, Spain on December 4, 1892.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Francisco-Franco   (1097 words)

 NewsFromRussia.Com:Chinese President greeted in Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
President Hu Jintao of China was greeted Monday by King Juan Carlos and Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero as he began a two-day official visit to Spain, the final leg of a three-country European tour.
Spain is one of the fastest-growing economies in the European Union.
Spain is the world's second most popular tourist destination and Zapatero is keen to boost the number of visitors from China.
newsfromrussia.com /world/2005/11/14/67619_.html   (402 words)

 President of Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Today, Spain is a constitutional monarchy, and there is thus no person holding the title of President of Spain.
It is only during the Second Spanish Republic (1931-39), however, that the official title of President of Spain (or President of the Republic) existed.
Presidents of the Provisional Government of the Republic, 1931
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/President_of_Spain   (309 words)

 HighBeam Encyclopedia – Free Online Encyclopedia for Reference, Research, Facts
Lleras Camargo, Alberto 1906-90, president of Colombia (1945-46, 1958-62).
Núñez, Rafael 1825-94, president of Colombia (1880-82, 1884-94).
Rojas Pinilla, Gustavo 1900-1975, president of Colombia (1953-57).
www.encyclopedia.com /category/People/History/colhistbio.html   (496 words)

 President of Spain Pledges Continued Cooperation
Spain supports, has supported, and will support all the United States' efforts to track down, to eradicate and to eliminate terrorism wherever it may be worldwide.
President, according to The New York Times, 13 Spanish nationals are being held in the United States in relation to the attacks on the Twin Towers.
PRESIDENT AZNAR: I said at the beginning of this press conference that political cooperation between Spain and the United States is full on this issue.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2001/11/20011128-9.html   (901 words)

 Spain Vacations - Hotels Spain - Spain Hotels
However, a visit to Spain has a lot to offer, so much so that you might not want to visit anywhere else.
A visit to Spain is not complete with a visit to Madrid.
Throughout Spain there are many different versions of Spanish that are being spoken.
www.spainhotelfinder.com   (578 words)

 Search: WHO Is the President of Spain
President George W. Bush welcomes the President of Spain Jose Maria Aznar to the Oval Office Nov. 28.
In theory, the president of Spain is not a...
The Prime Minister, or President of the Government (Spanish: Presidente del Gobierno), of Spain is the Spanish head of government, but not the head of state, which is the King.
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 Bush scolds Spain for Iraq troop pullout - Salon
President Bush scolded Spain's new prime minister Monday for his abrupt withdrawal of troops from Iraq and told him to avoid actions that give "false comfort to terrorists or enemies of freedom in Iraq."
"Spain and all the world have an interest in rebuilding an Iraq that is not a haven for terrorists and a failed state.
Obviously the president expressed his regret at the abrupt decision to withdraw.
dir.salon.com /story/news/wire/2004/04/19/bush_spain/index.html   (707 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | TOP STORIES > President starts hectic two-day visit to Spain
President Arroyo opened her two-day official visit to Spain Thursday with a series of meetings with top Spanish officials and leading businessmen to bolster economic, diplomatic and labor relations between the Philippines and Spain.
The President’s meeting with King Juan Carlos I at the Palacio de la Zarzuela, which will be followed an hour later by her one-on-one meeting with President Jose Luis-Rodriguez Zapatero at the Blue Room of the Palacio de la Moncloa, tops the list of her engagements on day one of her visit in Madrid.
The President was scheduled to offer a wreath at the monument of Dr. Jose Rizal, a replica of the Luneta Monument, at the corner of Santander Park on Calle Santander and Avenida de last Filipinas in downtown Madrid.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2006/june/30/yehey/top_stories/20060630top2.html   (310 words)

 Chamber President Visits with President of Spain - California Chamber of Commerce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Spain is the 25th largest export market for California with more than $557 million worth of exports in 2002.
Spain's accession to the European Community — now European Union (EU) — in January 1986 required the country to open its economy, modernize its industrial base, improve infrastructure and revise economic legislation to conform to EU guidelines.
The Spanish government under President Aznar worked to meet Maastricht Treaty requirements for economic and monetary union; the fundamental challenges for Spain remain to continue reducing the public sector deficit, to further decrease unemployment, reform labor laws and investment regulations, lower inflation, and raise per capita GDP.
www.calchamber.com /CC/Headlines/Archive/International/ChamberPresidentVisitswithPresidentofSpain.htm   (263 words)

 President M.A. Martinez
Miguel Angel Martinez (Spain) was elected President of the Inter-Parliamentary Council on 16 September 1997 at the 161st session of the Council in Cairo.
He returned to Spain in 1976 where he took an active part in the reorganisation of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) and of the General Worker's Union (UGT) occupying high office in both organisations.
In May 1992 he was unanimously elected President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and held that function until January 1996.
www.ipu.org /strct-e/martinez.htm   (730 words)

 President Hotel Review Majorca Spain - On The Beach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The President hotel has a wonderful seafront location in a residential area of Aucanada, just 2km from the Port of Alcudia.
The President hotel has 3 swimming pools, a pool bar, a beach bar, main bar and 3 lounges, 2 of which have satellite TV.
All inclusive guests at the President hotel will enjoy full board consisting of a breakfast (0800-1030), lunch (1230-1500) and dinner (1800-2100) served in the generous buffet style at the main restaurant.
www.otbeach.com /hotel/00318.html   (434 words)

 June 2003
Spain: The parliament of Valencia elects Francisco Enrique Camps Ortiz as president of the Generalitat.
Latvia: President Vaira Vike-Freiberga is reelected by a vote of 88-6 in the 100-seat parliament.
Spain: The parliament of Baleares elects Jaume Matas Palou as president of the government.
www.rulers.org /2003-06.html   (1185 words)

 "El Grito" (The Cry)
Its supreme ruler was King Ferdinand VII of Spain, whose representative in Mexico was the "Virrey" (Viceroy).
The Napoleonic threat to Mexican culture united two mayor groups in New Spain: the "criollos"; the descendents of Spainards born in Mexico, and the "mestizos"; the descendents of mixed marriages between Spaniards and native peoples.
The Cry of independence is repeated again and again, every year, in Mexico City from the balcony of the National Place in Mexico by the President of Mexico, and it is echoed by the governor of each state throughout the country.
www.mexconnect.com /MEX/austin/grito0996.html   (556 words)

 Bush defends military tribunals | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
WASHINGTON -- President Bush on Monday defended the use of military tribunals to prosecute suspected terrorists, saying he is "not the least bit concerned" that some U.S. allies are balking at his plan.
Under his plan, the president would determine who should face a jury of his peers in the U.S. court system and who should be prosecuted in a military court, which could be set up by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in whatever country he deems appropriate.
Spain's national police chief, Juan Cotino, described the network Monday as "a tree with many roots," and said that two key suspects now in Spanish custody met in Madrid shortly before Sept. 11 and knew that the World Trade Center and Pentagon were targets.
www.chron.com /disp/story.mpl/special/terror/front/1147001.html   (660 words)

 Chronology of the Spanish-American War
Emilio Aguinaldo was elected president of the new republic of the Philippines; Andrés Bonifacio was demoted to the director of the interior.
Spain renounced all rights to Cuba and allowed an independent Cuba, ceded Puerto Rico and the island of Guam to the United States, gave up its possessions in the West Indies, and sold the Philippine Islands, receiving in exchange $20,000,000.
President McKinley issued his Benevolent Assimilation Proclamation, ceding the Philippines to the United States, and instructing the American occupying army to use force, as necessary, to impose American sovereignity over the Philippines even before he obtained Senate ratification of the peace treaty with Spain.
lcweb.loc.gov /rr/hispanic/1898/chronology.html   (3487 words)

 Spain's statistical organisation: Royal Decree 1037/1990, of 27 July, governs the nature, functions, composition, ...
The President is the Minister of Economy and Tax, and the Vicepresident is the President of the National Statistics Institute.
The Council Plenary is composed by the President, the Vicepresident and the Advisers.
The Head of the Office of the President and Statistical Coordination and Planning shall act as Secretary of the Plenary and the Permanent Commission, and will be in charge of functions concerning the organisation and operation of the services of the Council's General Secretariat.
www.ine.es /en/normativa/leyes/rd1037_en.htm   (2295 words)

 News Corporation
He held the presidency until the elections of 2004, at which time he voluntarily stood down in favor of a new candidate.
He is a firm supporter of Spain’s close relationship with the United States and of the European Union's commitment to promoting greater freedom and economic reforms.
He is the Honorific President of the Partido Popular, party in which he held the Executive Presidency between 1990 and 2004.
www.newscorp.com /news/news_303.html   (510 words)

 Sunday Herald: International: International
SPAIN'S CATHOLIC bishops are mobilising against Muslim plans to recreate the Andalusian city of Crdoba as a huge pilgrimage site for Muslims throughout Europe.
Mansur Escudero, president of Spain's Islamic Council, unrolled his prayer mat last month at the mosque's west door and kneeled to pray, in defiance of a Catholic veto.
Muslims in Spain have long been respectful to the country's ecclesiastical and civil authorities, but as numbers have swelled they have turned to more radical leaders.
www.sundayherald.com /international/shinternational/display.var.1122025.0.0.php?act=login   (796 words)

 First Vice President of the Government (Spain) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Vice President of the Government of Spain, Vicepresidente del Gobierno in Spanish, is the second in command to the Prime Minister of Spain, filling in for him when he is absent or incapable of exercising his power.
Being a constitutional monarchy, the government of Spain is headed by a Prime Minister, but the official title in Spanish is Presidente del Gobierno, literally President of the Government.
Therefore, the Spanish Vice President of the Government is actually the equivalent of a Deputy Prime Minister, not a Vice President.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/First_Vice_President_(Spain)   (242 words)

 Dissenting opinion of Vice-President Weeramantry - Case concerning Fisheries Jurisdiction (Spain v. Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
It is to be noted, in the first place, that, though Canada acted as it did in terms of certain Canadian legislation, the Court can determine the issues before it at the present stage of these proceedings without needing to pronounce upon the compatibility of Canada's legislation with international law.
Even the more limited question of the non-opposability of Canadian legislation to Spain is not essential to the determination of the issues before the Court at this stage.
This is not to speak of assertions of a series of specific acts committed outside Canada's 200-mile zone, including the use of water cannon and the cutting of trawl net cables which, according to Spain, have had the effect of endangering the safety of life at sea in violation of international regulations and covenants.
www.icj-cij.org /icjwww/idocket/iec/iecjudgment(s)/iec981204judgmentopinions/iec_ijudgment_981204_dissentingopinion_Weeramantry.htm   (6633 words)

 Spain arrests former Argentine president
The third wife of three-time president Juan Domingo Peron was ousted in the March 1976 coup that ushered in a seven-year dictatorship that waged a "dirty war" against its opponents.
Maria Estela Martinez de Peron - known as Isabel - was sworn in as president in 1974 after the death of her husband, the former strongman and father of Argentina's ruling political party.
Her detention followed the recent arrests in Argentina and Spain of two suspected leaders of the "Triple A" death squad that human rights groups call a precursor to state-sponsored terror waged by the country's military rulers from 1976-83.
www.contracostatimes.com /mld/cctimes/news/16440792.htm?template=contentModules/printstory.jsp   (765 words)

 World Vegetarian Congress 1971 - reports from Spain
The retiring IVU President was the Marquis de Saint Innocent.
Dr.Gordon Latto was elected as the new President.
Kahler, who had announced his desire to retire several months before, was presented with an engraved bowl, for his invaluable services during his 10 years in charge of the IVU.
www.ivu.org /congress/wvc71/spain.html   (483 words)

 Spain's statistical organisation: Royal Decree 1036/1990, of 27 July, governs the nature, functions, composition, ...
The President of the Permanent Commission is in charge of appointing the persons who will compose the different Work Groups.
Responsibilities of the President of the Commission and of the President of the Permanent Commission.
a) To preside the sessions of the Plenary and to represent it in its institutional relationships.
www.ine.es /en/normativa/leyes/rd1036see_en.htm   (2041 words)

 The Bryan-College Station Eagle>A&M News
The president of Spain will speak this week at Texas AandM University, officials announced Monday.
President Jose Maria Aznar Lopez will appear Saturday at the George Bush Presidential Library conference center.
Aznar was elected president of Spain in 1996 and is head of the Partido Popular, or People’s Party.
www.theeagle.com /aandmnews/021803prezofspain.htm   (218 words)

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Yet Spain's foreign direct investment in the United States was valued at $5.6 billion in 2004.
In 2005, Spain was the European Union's leader in bioethanol production and the only EU country in which bioethanol production significantly surpassed consumption.
Spain and the United States can be proud of our deep ties that make our relationship enduring.
www.commerce.gov /opa/speeches/Secretary_Gutierrez/2006/June/16_US-Brazil_Council_Tampa.htm   (1031 words)

 IISD RS @ Iberoamerican Ministerial Meeting - "Energy Security in the Latin American Region: Renewable Energy as a ...
The meeting was closed by Tabaré Vázquez, President of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, Enrique Iglesias Iberoamerican SEGIB Secretary General, Jorge Lepra, Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay, and UNIDO Director-General Kandeh K. Yumkella.
President Tabaré Vázquez noted Latin America’s historical link between energy and politics, where resources were exploited by foreign companies and later nationalized as a strategy for national development.
He noted that energy consumption doubled in the region during the past 25 years without an equivalent reduction in poverty levels, he emphasized the human development goal of energy production and the importance of acting strategically as a region to integrate energy supply for the benefit of the people in Latin America.
www.iisd.ca /ymb/sdibe/index.htm   (883 words)

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