Homelessness in Spain

Four homeless who get a chance of a lifetime

2017.04.10

Four homeless are in the Barcellona spotlight recently. Marcos, Enrique, Andrzj and Vincet, unlike many of their street friends, had the good fortune of being involved in an exclusive work integration program, developed by ...

Richard Gere’s message for Spain’s next PM

2015.12.16

Spain's general election is four days away and a famous American actor has a message for the next head of government: “Hola, hi I'm Richard Gere. On 20 December 2015, there is a person ...

What kind of person beats up the homeless?

2015.06.17

Male, often aged between 18 and 35, most often drunk because he's been out celebrating. This is the typical profile of someone who beats up homeless people, according to one study in Spain. It ...

Homeless DJs are rising stars of Spanish radio

2014.05.07

An exiled singer from Guinea, a divorced Italian, an abused Venezuelan woman and an evicted Spanish man: these are some of the characters in Con la casa en la mochila ('With your house in ...

Helping the homeless back on their feet as tour guides

2013.09.10

Hidden City Tours has been launched in Barcelona. It's a doubly innovative idea, which offers travellers sick of mass tourism an alternative opportunity, while also allowing the city's homeless people to earn some money. ...

The Spanish into the trap

2012.02.22

They move abroad looking for a better future and find themselves poorer than before, with no euro in their pockets. That is the portrait of the modern euro refugees, most of whom come from ...