Tag: Spain

Fake news and rumors on line

Everyday Spanish people are being hurt by false accusations – like Francisco who was wrongly blamed for a brutal robbery in a viral Facebook post. When fake news ruins real lives: meet the Spaniards destroyed by online rumors. EL PAIS –  MARÍA MARTÍN

Cyberbullying In Spain

When bullying lasts beyond the school gates: “Now there’s no respite for victims”. Online harassment among minors in Spain has increased by 65% in the last five years, amounting to 6,500 victims during that period. Fonte: EL PAÍS | In English – J. J. GÁLVEZ – English version by Heather Galloway.

A man raised by wolves

Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja was once the “Mowgli” of Spain’s Sierra Morena mountain range, but life has changed a lot since then. Now the 72-year-old lives in a small, cold house in the village of Rante, in the Galician province of Ourense. This past winter has been hard for him, and a violent cough interrupts him often as he speaks.