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News Andorra » Politics: Konstantin Tolkachev will assess integrity of European electoral processes in Strasbourg

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

"The issue is planned to be discussed on the example of such countries as Andorra, Monaco, Liechtenstein ... Our task is to evaluate the political processes there, to adopt positive experience, and in case of negative trends, to identify their causes ...

News Andorra » Politics: Brexit: EU to have power to punish UK at will during transition

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

The EU already has three separate bilateral customs union arrangements in place, with Turkey, Andorra and San Marino ... tweeted that he wondered if it was a political trick, to “name something differently and say it’s not the same.”

News Andorra » Politics: Andorra Adopts Constitution For a Parliamentary System

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Publication date: Sunday 14 March 1993

The referendum followed years of debate in this country, known mainly for its skiing, tax-free shopping and seven-century-old political system. Andorra has become home to nearly 50,000 foreigners seeking a tax haven. But the constitution will empower the ...

News Andorra » Politics: Official: US believes ex-Venezuela oil czar took bribes

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

In 2015, the U.S. Treasury Department accused a bank in Andorra of laundering some $2 billion stolen from PDVSA. Ramirez in the past has denied any wrongdoing and dismissed the U.S. probe into PDVSA as a politically motivated attempt to undermine President ...

News Andorra » Politics: Andorra: a haven no longer?

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Publication date: Sunday 28 December 2014

“We were probably blinded by it all, and didn’t really think about the future,” says Calbó, who has also been involved in politics. “Andorra now has its own economic problems. We have speculated too much and we haven’t looked after trad

News Andorra » Politics: Macron, Co-Prince of Andorra, to visit principality next year

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Publication date: hursday 20 July 2017

In one of the many strange quirks that have arisen from the complex interplay of medieval and early modern politics, the small principality of Andorra has two Co-Princes — the Bishop of Urgell and the French head of state. In the past, this would have ...

News Andorra » Politics: Spain Has Pivotal Role in Pressuring Venezuela’s Maduro

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Venezuela appears to have some political influence with Spain’s mainstream socialist ... funds linked to members of the Venezuelan government that were deposited in Andorra, an independent archdiocese bordering northern Spain. But experts don’t expect ...

News Andorra » Politics: Big Man, Little Countries

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Publication date: Saturday 06 August 2011

In Part 2 of "Big Man, Little Countries," Josh Levin surveys the fast cars and rich ... When we think of a place like Andorra, if we big-country folk think of it at all, all that comes to mind is its weeness. I can empathize: As a man of 6-foot-6, I ...

News Andorra » Politics: Trump pick for Ambassador to Spain, Duke Buchan, Starts Confirmation Process

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Publication date: uesday 26 September 2017

Ex-hedge funder and Trump super-donor Duke Buchan will appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Wednesday — the first step in a two-part confirmation process to have him officially named U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra. Buchan’s ...

News Andorra » Politics: A royal trip to Andorra, the magical place you’ve never heard of

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Publication date: Saturday 08 August 2015

“We really need to do more research on it,” Dot says, and she knows it will have to start with her grandparents’ name of “Andor,” which according to Aunt Flo, had been shortened from “Andorra.” Aunt Flo told her nieces when political ...