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Spanish government’s announcement re bullfighting can only mean: Remind them that they act against the people’s will!

While Spain, in fact, the whole of Europe, has been occupied with economic matters, ┬ápolitical developments in the most gruesome past time the country has to offer, have been equally grim. A friend of mine who has lived in Barcelona … Continue reading

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Bogota mayor refuses to fund bullfighting and wants to see art, not death in the arena

Gustavo Petro, the mayor of Bogota, Columbia, has said that wants to close the bullfighting arena in the capital and transform it into an arts centre. Petro, speaking to US broadcaster NTD Television, emphasised that the arena is a public … Continue reading

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New Madrid mayor cheats to fulfil EU criteria and supports bullfighting

Ana Botella has just started her new job as mayor of Spain’s capital Madrid. Surely a good thing, was my first reaction. Mind you, she is the first female mayor in the history of the city! She might stir up … Continue reading

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EU insights to bullfighting subsidies – Round-up of the Brussels meetings

The BBB team was in Brussels last week for meetings with the European Commission and Eurogroup for Animals. It was the first time in the ‘capital of Europe’ and the main aim of our visit was to make contact with … Continue reading

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