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Spain Defeats Finland 82-56 at EuroBasket 2013 Game

Spain beat Finland 82-56 at the EuroBasket 2013 championships, keeping its hopes of winning a third consecutive European title alive. continue reading »

Afro-latinos, A Gateway To The Multicultural Market

The Afro-Latina actress from the smash-hit series Suits, Gina Torres, goes to the Alma Awards – an event that recognize the best American Latino contributions to music, television, and film – and has her identity questioned by a Telemundo reporter. continue reading »

Spanish Foreign Aid to Focus on Providing Know-how, Experience Instead of Finances

Spain's secretary of state for International Cooperation and Ibero-America said in San Jose Friday that his country is revising its foreign aid programs to focus more on exchanging knowledge, know-how and experience and not just on providing funds. continue reading »

Marketers Hope to Target Savvy Biculturals

In Woody Allen’s 1983 movie Zelig, Leonard Zelig, the film’s protagonist, is described as the ultimate conformist. At one point in the movie the narrator says of Zelig: “The Ku Klux Klan, who saw Zelig as a Jew, that could turn himself into a Negro and an Indian, saw him as a triple threat.” continue reading »

Twitter Announces IPO Plans in Tweet

San Francisco-based microblogging service Twitter Inc. said it had begun the process for an initial public offering, a much-anticipated move in the wake of Facebook's debut on the Nasdaq last year. continue reading »

Spain’s Public Debt Rises to Record High $1.3 Trillion

Spain's public debt at the end of June rose to 942.8 billion euros ($1.3 trillion), equivalent to 92.2 percent of gross domestic product and a new record high, the Bank of Spain said Friday. continue reading »

Berlin Museum Hosts Picasso Exhibition Celebrating Women, Bulls

A new exhibition at Berlin's Kupferstichkabinett Museum provides visitors with a window into Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's passion for women and bulls via 180 prints, drawings, paintings and other works. continue reading »

Clean Lines Define Narciso Rodriguez’s Collection at New York Fashion Week

Designer Narciso Rodriguez showed once again why he is a star, unveiling luminous creations at New York Fashion Week, while Oscar de la Renta gave a new spin to the idea of going on a picnic. continue reading »

Former Pinochet Lieutenant Sued in Florida for Torture, Death of Victor Jara

The Center for Justice and Accountability ("CJA") and pro-bono counsel Chadbourne & Parke, LLP ("Chadbourne") today announced that they have filed a lawsuit on behalf of the surviving family members of Chilean folk singer and social icon Victor Jara, who was imprisoned, tortured and executed in Chile during the early days of the brutal military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet on September 11, 1973. continue reading »

CENSUS: 21 Percent of Married-Couple Households Have at Least One Foreign-Born Spouse

The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that 11.4 million married-couple households, or 21 percent of all married-couple households in America in 2011, had at least one spouse born in another country. About 13 percent (7.3 million) of households had two foreign-born spouses, and 7 percent (4.1 million) had one native-born and one foreign-born spouse. continue reading »

93 Migrants Rescued by Spanish Ship Near Lampedusa Island

The Spanish-flagged merchant ship Bouga rescued Saturday 93 migrants who were in trouble at sea near the southwestern Italian island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean, at the petition of the Italian coast guard. continue reading »

Herradura Challenges Artists to Transform Tequila Oak Barrels into Works of Art for $100K

Since 1870, Tequila Herradura has been crafting what many consider to be the finest tequila in the world. This year, Herradura will be sharing its history, heritage and passion for crafting the finest tequila with art aficionados nationwide through the "Herradura Barrel Art Collection." continue reading »

G-20 Summit Helps Spain, Britain Move Towards Gibraltar Dialogue

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday that his meetings here with British counterpart David Cameron "have laid the foundation for a dialogue" to address recent bilateral frictions over Gibraltar. continue reading »

Uruguayan Fashion Designer Gabriela Perezutti is Inspired by Nautical Life

Uruguayan Gabriela Perezutti is the first Latino designer to show her 2014 Spring/Summer creations on the Fashion Week runway that began this week in New York, marked by Argentina's return to this important event. continue reading »

Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta to Unveil Creations At New York Fashion Week

Latin designers, including Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta and Narciso Rodriguez, will be showcasing their creations at New York Fashion Week, which begins Thursday, while Argentina promotes its country brand. continue reading »

Spanish PM Boasts of Economic Recovery at G-20 Summit

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy arrived Thursday in St. Petersburg, Russia, where he plans to convey a message of confidence in Spain's economy to other leaders attending the G-20 Summit. continue reading »

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Authorization for Strikes in Syria

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved on Wednesday a bill that would authorize President Barack Obama to order attacks on Syria to punish Damascus for its alleged use of chemical weapons against rebels. continue reading »

Thirteenth Century “Vampire” Remains Discovered in Bulgaria

The skeleton of a man who lived between the 13th and 14th centuries, and had an iron stake driven into his chest to prevent him from becoming a vampire was found in Bulgaria, archaeologists said. continue reading »

Building Designed by Uruguayan Architect Reflects Powerful Sun Rays

Building designed by Uruguayan-born architect, Rafael Viñoly, is melting expensive cars and bicycles along an English street. Nicknamed "the Walkie Talkie," the skyscraper located at 20 Fenchurch Street in London is reflecting powerful sun rays due to its unique shape. continue reading »

Authorities Recover 216 Archaeological Items Stolen During Clash in Egypt

Egypt's Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said Saturday that to date authorities have recovered 216 archaeological items of the more than 1,000 that were stolen from a museum in Minya Governorate during the recent disturbances. continue reading »