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Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 01-21-2018, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Here we agree, while doing business may be ok,...

Here we agree, while doing business may be ok, doing business involving public money is a no-no to begin with, so the mistake had been made very early on. I guess there will be a lot of scrutiny on...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 01-21-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
How difficult can it be when somebody like Inaki...

How difficult can it be when somebody like Inaki is all of a sudden making millions out of public money? Where was it coming from? JC was King, you look into company records and if things don't add...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 01-21-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
IMO Inaki had little to do with JC's popularity...

IMO Inaki had little to do with JC's popularity taking a nosedive, this was pinned on the whole SRF, especially on Cristina. The main blow came for JC when he went to Botswana with his girlfriend to...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 01-20-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Exactly, they got paid for the work they did for...

Exactly, they got paid for the work they did for the crown (by taxpayers money but at least they did something in return), in addition both Infantas held their jobs at Mapfre and Caixa due to their...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 01-20-2018, 09:53 AM
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Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Wow, that's quite a statement! The only person...

Wow, that's quite a statement! The only person who is not mentioned here from the original family is Felipe, maybe he has been blind and deaf in the last decade because at least on pictures he always...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 01-18-2018, 04:14 AM
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Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
because it puts emphasis on how broken the family...

because it puts emphasis on how broken the family is and obviously its not a family picture because a good part of family is missing. of course the press would be jumping on it, providing all...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 01-18-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
To avoid the polemic alltogether, they could have...

To avoid the polemic alltogether, they could have done a portrait of JC alone and/or one with Felipe and Leonor joining him. The photo that was published put the whole dispute out in the open again...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 01-17-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Are you referring to Inaki being persona non...

Are you referring to Inaki being persona non grata at Zarzuela, eg at JC's birthday? That has been a case for a long time now but has never been applied to Cristina, she has attended various...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 02-23-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Spain king's brother-in-law might not have to go...

Spain king's brother-in-law might not have to go to jail after all - The Local (https://www.thelocal.es/20170223/spain-kings-brother-in-law-offered-bail-as-mulls-appeal)

The brother-in-law of...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 02-23-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Cristina still holds plum jobs with Aga Khan...

Cristina still holds plum jobs with Aga Khan Foundation and Caixa. I am sure her parents will pay at least for their grandchildren and looking ahead there is nothing to worry about money: when her...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 02-17-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
it makes sense, the family has close ties to...

it makes sense, the family has close ties to Portugal and the Aga Khan foundation has headquarters there.
The Infanta will have to money worries due to who her parents/connections.

Does Inaki...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 02-17-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Maybe Spanish posters can confirm how the system...

Maybe Spanish posters can confirm how the system works in Spain because for example in Germany somebody like Inaki (type of crime, first time criminal etc) would do less than half of the time with...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 02-16-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
This would be my guess as well. The state...

This would be my guess as well. The state prosecution didn't press any charges against Cristina (she was already fined and paid before the trial) and the organisation Manos Limpias, that did press...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 12-21-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
La infanta Cristina: "Estoy encantada de estar...

La infanta Cristina: "Estoy encantada de estar aquí" (https://www.diezminutos.es/familia-real/monarquia-espanola/news/g14088/la-infanta-cristina-estoy-encantada-de-estar-aqui/)

Infanta Cristina:...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 12-19-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
That is so true. All the golden jobs, to Jaime,...

That is so true. All the golden jobs, to Jaime, Inaki, Cristina, Elena (same thing in most other royal houses) are private favours, connections, nepotism etc.

Inaki and the public money is...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 12-18-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
I am not. If the family had no idea what was...

I am not. If the family had no idea what was going on, why was Inaki being relocated to Washington? 2009 was the point when JC finally put his foot down and forced him to leave NOOS behind (he had...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 12-18-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
He was so principled that he stood watching what...

He was so principled that he stood watching what Inaki had been doing for for many years, doing nothing. He posed with him at his birthday party in 2008, remained silent when Inaki got his golden job...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 12-17-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
I agree with you - usually 'golden jobs' are...

I agree with you - usually 'golden jobs' are given to family members by friends and connections, eg the job Cristina currently holds, provided by the Aga Khan. Elena's husband Jaime held a similar...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 12-17-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Well, it became clear already years ago that...

Well, it became clear already years ago that Inaki was involved in criminal dealings what had an impact of the daily life of the Infanta (the big house, lifestyle etc) Nobody believes that she didn't...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 12-17-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
I think the point with Cristina is that she is...

I think the point with Cristina is that she is morally guilty but not legally, and people would have expected from her to show some remorse, humility or common sense. But she didn't show that but...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 10-19-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Where is this information from? This article...

Where is this information from?

This article is 4 days old and it says that the verdict will possibly come at the end of the year but the balearic court will try to avoid any publication together...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 09-28-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
If so, what will Felipe think if this father...

If so, what will Felipe think if this father tries to bribe manos limpias money to drop accusations after everything that happened in recent years. manos limpias is questionable and shady, I chose...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 09-28-2016, 01:55 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
King Juan Carlos accused of trying to pay to have...

King Juan Carlos accused of trying to pay to have charges against Princess Cristina dropped...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 08-31-2016, 02:00 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Verdict expected from Infanta Cristina of Spain’s...

Verdict expected from Infanta Cristina of Spain’s corruption trial on 19 October – Royal Central...
Forum: Infanta Cristina, Iñaki Urdangarín and Family 06-23-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 78,503
Posted By Duke of Marmalade
Corruption trial for Spain′s Princess Cristina...

Corruption trial for Spain′s Princess Cristina draws to a close | News | DW.COM | 22.06.2016 (https://www.dw.com/en/corruption-trial-for-spains-princess-cristina-draws-to-a-close/a-19348082)
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