Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies

January 2020 News

Oriol Junqueras, president of the Republican Left of Catalonia, speaking in the Congress of Deputies, May 2019.
January 21, 2020
In last November’s Spanish election, the center-left Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) headed by Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez won 28 percent of the vote and 120 of the 350 seats in the Congress of Deputies and the left-of-PSOE Unidas Podemos led...
Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez after the Spanish Congress of Deputies approved the new Socialist-Podemos government yesterday.
January 8, 2020
On November 10, Spanish voters went to the polls for the fourth time in the last four years and, as happened in the elections in December 2015, June 2016 and last April, no party or, for that matter, likely coalition of parties, won a majority of...