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What does embargo mean? – Everything you need to know about embargoes

What does embargo mean

Like many words, ‘embargoes’ has different connotations in Spain to what it does in the UK. For most British people when you talk about embargoes you picture a prohibition from one country on another. So what does embargo mean? It comes as something of a shock to some people with Spanish bank accounts to discover […]

Embargoes on Spanish bank accounts


You know that minute when you first realise that your wallet or purse is missing. The shock that runs through you to be replaced by a vague hope that you didn’t bring it with you in the first place. In that second of realisation you’ve already flashed up how much cash was in it, which […]