Albares: the new objective of Podemos?
The Council of Ministers awarded the Grand Cross of Isabel la Católica, one of the highest decorations in Spain, to the President of Colombia, Iván Duque. The Foreign Minister, José Manuel Albares, promoted a proposal in the Council that, although it went ahead, obtained the negative votes of all the Podemos ministers.
From what is rumored, in this party they are upset with Albares for the distinction he grants to the Colombian head of state, since they consider him responsible for the victims that occurred during the protests that took place months ago throughout the country. However, in the socialist faction of the Government they fear that what really moves the purple party is another reason. “They look for excuses to open another internal war and create instability within the Executive,
The difficult political future of Manuel Valls
Yesterday the resignation of Manuel Valls as councilor of the Barcelona City Council was formalized. And, they say, he has not been slow to return to his native France. In fact, they say that he is already in Paris and that he has commented to his surroundings the desire to return to French political life. Rumors indicate that the return that Valls longs for will not be easy.
To begin with, his former colleagues from the Socialist Party of France (PS) do not forgive him that, after 30 years, he left training and went to La République en marche, Emmanuel Macron’s party. “Since then, his people consider him a traitor,” they say in Parisian political circles. In addition, the current French president does not have him in the near future either. “His resounding failure in Spain has made him lose his old prestige. He lacks even the necessary contacts”,
Unrest grows in the judicial world
The blockade of the General Council of the Judiciary is not the only issue of concern in the legal world. The proposal of Podemos to change the election system in the judiciary has also created discomfort. “It seems that they seek to control the Justice from the same base,” says a magistrate who does not understand why a system of access to the career that is similar to that of State Attorneys or civil administration technicians is being questioned.