"In Bolivia we have avoided a dictatorship; now we have to build a real democracy"

10/12/2019. Bolivia's former president and electoral candidate Carlos de Mes has explained that with the departure of Evo Morales, "tied to a fraud and an authoritarianism that was on the way to a dictatorship," the country has lived a critical moment in political terms. "Latin America requires renewed democratic responses for a networked society that grows in its demands", he has added. 

Guatemalan president-elect visits FAES

05/12/2019. The president-elect of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, visited the FAES headquarters today, where he had a meeting with President José María Aznar, who encouraged him to implement his agenda of reform measures and transferred his support to his Central American integration project, a region where more than 50 million people live.

Urkullu also has a plan

04/12/2019. It is a matter of pure survival that parties loyal to the Constitution understand the peculiar idiosyncrasy of the nationalists; notice the effects on the Spanish political system that has unfolded its disproportionate influence; and act accordingly.

FAES, 30 years at the service of Spain  

28/11/2019. FAES has celebrated its 30th anniversary surrounded by the friends who have made it possible, by its patrons and by many of those who collaborate with it and share the principles of defence of Spain, constitutional order and liberal democracy. To all of them, our special thanks.

Circular economy: need and opportunity for Spain

28/11/2019. Europe has made the circular economy one of its political priorities and Spain is committed to moving in this direction. This FAES Paper gathers reflections and recommendations on the challenges and opportunities that underlie this paradigm shift.

Federalism and Presidential System in the United States. Why Impeachment?

25/11/2019. The United States is embarking on its fourth impeachment investigation. This Papers explain its origins, its conception under the premise of not being initiated by legal crime, but by a political one against the people, and not being a partisan tool to attack an adversary. The truth is that impeachment is a negation of the democratic electoral regime: the legislature decides to reverse the “will of the people” by removing the elected president.

Luis Lacalle Pou, new president of Uruguay, member of the FAES network in Latin America

25/11/2019. José María Aznar congratulated him and reminded him that in 2006 he participated in the FAES Latin American Leaders Training Program.

"Macroeconomic populism compromises Spain's ability to cope with the slowdown"

21/11/2019. 2019 llega a su fin caracterizado por una desaceleración en las principales zonas económicas del mundo, si bien los indicadores alejan una recesión inminente. En este contexto el caso de España merece especial mención, ensombrecido por los posibles acuerdos entre izquierda y extrema izquierda. La preocupación que genera la apuesta por el populismo macroeconómico, unida a la situación fiscal y a la insostenibilidad de la deuda pública, llevan al profesor del IE Business School Ignacio Muñoz-Alonso a alertar de la comprometida situación en la que quedaría España para afron...