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Spanish Firm Looks to Invest in Uruguayan Rail Network

Spanish railway operator Eusko Tren has confirmed its interest in investing in Uruguay and presented a plan to Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, the press reported Sunday, citing company executives. continue reading »

Brazilian Government OKs Power Line Run by Spanish Firm

Brazil's environmental protection agency said it has granted Spanish company Isolux Energia a license to operate a power transmission line between the southeastern states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. continue reading »

EU Questions Google’s Dominance of Web Searches

European Union antitrust regulators have accused Google of diverting web traffic from its competitors. According to Businessweek, the EU has asked that Google submit concessions to settle what it calls an ‘antitrust probe’. continue reading »

Spanish Firms Less Innovative than European Counterparts

Within the European Union, Spanish firms are among the least involved in innovation cooperation with institutions or companies based elsewhere in the region, the EU's statistics agency said Friday. continue reading »

Spain Lightens Prison Sentence for Angel Carromero

Angel Carromero, who was sent home to Spain from Cuba to serve the rest of a four-year sentence for vehicular manslaughter on the island, walked out of a prison here Friday after authorities agreed to grant him open-regime status. continue reading »

Spanish Police Stop E-mail Scam Ring That Stole $1.3Million

Spanish police arrested here five members of a ring that allegedly used e-mail scams to defraud unsuspecting foreigners out of more than 1 million euros ($1.3 million). continue reading »

Bomb Blast Kills Spanish Soldier in Afghanistan

A Spanish soldier died Friday in a bomb blast in Afghanistan, Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said. continue reading »

Spanish PM Rajoy Announces Spanish-Algerian Business Summit for March

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Thursday that business leaders from his country and Algeria will gather here in March for a summit to explore investment opportunities. continue reading »

EU Must Adopt Minimum Wage, Says Eurogroup

The EU should adopt a minimum wage and other measures of solidarity to ensure that the European Union's "social dimension" does not disappear amid a bloc-wide austerity drive, Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker said Thursday. continue reading »

SPAIN: Deputy Mayor Resigns As a Result of 2012 Halloween Party Tragedy

Madrid Deputy Mayor Miguel Angel Villanueva resigned Wednesday, two months after the Halloween party tragedy that resulted in the deaths of five young women in a human stampede, officials told Efe. continue reading »

Spain’s Repsol Begins Oil Production at “Megafield” in Brazil

Spanish oil major Repsol has begun commercial production at the pre-salt Sapinhoa "megafield" after connecting a producing well to an FPSO with the capacity to extract 120,000 barrels of oil per day. continue reading »

Famed Spanish Journalist Enrique Meneses Dead at 83

Journalist Enrique Meneses Miniaty has died at Hospital La Paz in Madrid, Spanish daily El Pais said Monday in its Web edition. He was 83. continue reading »

American Tourist Dies While Sightseeing in Spain

A tourist of U.S. nationality died Friday while he and his family were making a tourist visit to the New Cathedral in Salamanca, Spain, police officials told Efe. continue reading »

Spanish Man Confesses to Slitting Ex-Girlfriend’s Throat

A 39-year-old man turned himself over to the police and confessed he had slit his ex-girlfriend's throat the night before on a street in the eastern Spanish town of Benaguasil. continue reading »

King Juan Carlos Urges Spaniards to Regain Confidence

Spain's King Juan Carlos expressed his concern about the lack of jobs in his country and the fact that many youths have to look for work abroad, but expressed confidence that Spaniards can regain their confidence and overcome the crisis. continue reading »

New House Prices in Spain Down 33.5% Since 2007

Prices of new Spanish houses fell another 6.9 percent in 2012 and have now plunged by more than a third since their peak in 2007, an appraisers' association said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spanish Utlity Company Sells 32 Wind Farms in France

Spanish utility company Iberdrola said Monday it sold 32 wind farms in France to U.S.-based General Electric, Meag and France's EDF for 400 million euros (nearly $528 million). continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister to Visit Peru, Chile, Algeria, Panama in 2013

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy plans to visit Chile, Peru, Panama and Algeria during 2013, and his agenda of international travels also includes a meeting at the White House with U.S. President Barack Obama. continue reading »

Bolivian Government Takes Over 4 Spanish-owned Firms

President Evo Morales announced Saturday the nationalization of four Bolivian units of Spanish utility Iberdrola, including the main electricity distributors in La Paz and Oruro provinces. continue reading »

2013 Will be “Tough Year” for Spain, Says PM

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday that economically ailing Spain has "a very tough year" ahead of it in 2013. continue reading »