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Ministro de Seguridad Social, José Luis Escrivá

The Economist: It would seem Minister Escrivá has not understood why...

In its online and print editions, The Economist has just published an article on the "minimum income" that was just passed by the Government of...

Webinar June 1-4, 2020: Basque Country Fiscal Advantages after Working Abroad

Bizkaia Talent and Gipuzkoa Talent are the tools these two Basque territories use to develop their global strategy to attract, generate, and retain talent...
A gambler writes down his horse racing bet ouside a gambling joint in Malabon, Metro Manila, Philippines, March 21, 2015. Horseracing is one of the more popular forms of sports betting, both legal and illegal, in the Philippines. When paying your final respects for a relative or friend, the last thing you might expect to see at the wake is people placing bets on a card game or bingo. Not in the Philippines. Filipinos, like many Asians, love their gambling. But making wagers on games such as "sakla", the local version of Spanish tarot cards, is particularly common at wakes because the family of the deceased gets a share of the winnings to help cover funeral expenses. Authorities have sought to regulate betting but illegal games persist, with men and women, rich and poor, betting on anything from cockfighting to the Basque hard-rubber ball game of jai-alai, basketball to spider races. Many told Reuters photographer Erik De Castro that gambling is only an entertaining diversion in a country where two-fifths of the population live on $2 a day. But he found that some gamble every day. Casino security personnel told of customers begging to be banned from the premises, while a financier who lends gamblers money at high interest described the dozens of vehicles and wads of land titles given as collateral by those hoping lady luck would bring them riches.  REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Jai Alai, as Told by Business Publication ‘Quartz’

It would seem the media have Basque sports in the spotlight.  Now this doesn't mean they're giving our sport up-to-the-minute coverage, but rather analysis...
#BasqueVideoPoems tercera entrega. Amaia Gabantxo

Amaia Gabantxo. Video-Poems by Basque Poets Translated into English (5, 6,...

With this third entry in this series, we bring you the videos that complete the artistic project Amaia Gabantxo has been bringing us, titled...

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