Tag: economics

150 wildfires burn down Galicia

Around 150 wildfires have been recorded this past week in Galicia, an autonomous region in the north-west of Spain. Thousands of hectares of woodlands have been completely destroyed, and at least four deaths have been recorded. The fires, which originated in country fields and pushed through forests, even […]

Spain to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy

The Spanish government said on Thursday it will suspend Catalonia’s autonomy after the region’s president Carles Puigdemont did not drop intentions to succeed from Madrid. Catalonia’s president Mr Puigdemont confirmed that a move for independence was still suspended in a letter sent to Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy just hours before a […]

United States, Canada and Mexico halt NAFTA

Canada, the United States, and Mexico have halted the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations, and extended the discussion into mid 2018. All three nations have criticized their North American neighbors, and called their proposals counterproductive, with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, saying the US conducted […]