The European Commission’s proposal to suspend the structural and investment funds for Portugal and Spain was debated this week in the European Parliament, in a joint meeting of parliamentary committees of Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and Regional Development (REGI) and the with the presence of European commissioners Jyrki Katainenand Corina Crețuin representation of the European Commission.
A delegation of the Party of the European Left (EL), headed by its Vice-Presidents Maite Mola and Margarita Mileva, along with the President of the Portuguese Bloco de Esquerda, Catarina Martins, among others, took part in the tribute that the Left around the world pays to Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, every second Sunday of January in Berlin.
With a great popular participation (65,5% of voters), the majority of the Italian people has rejected the authoritarian attempt to reform the Constitution carried out by Renzi’s government. No prevailed with 59,1% of votes. (19.419.507 votes against 13.432.208).