January 9, 2014

Bad Bourbons: Will Spain Abolish Its Monarchy?

Joshua Keating, Slate

The Associated Press

The latest juicy development in the scandals surrounding the Spanish monarchy is the filing of money laundering and tax fraud charges against Princess Cristina, the younger daughter of King Juan Carlos. The charges are related to a years-long corruption investigation against her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, a former Olympic handball player.

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