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Today in Latin American history, Pope Alexander VI divided the New World between Spain and Portugal along the line of demarcation in 1493. continue reading »
Today in Latin American history, the USS Maine exploded and sinks in Havana harbor in Cuba, killing more than 260 in 1898. continue reading »
Today in Latin American history, King Juan Carlos I of Spain was born in 1938. On 22 November 1975, two days after General Francisco Franco's death, Juan Carlos was designated King according to the law of succession promulgated by Franco. continue reading »
The collection of objects and memorabilia belonging to Queen Victoria Eugenia, grandmother of Spain's King Juan Carlos, was sold at auction here Monday for 157,000 Swiss francs ($168,000). continue reading »
The center-right Catalonian nationalists won the regional elections here Sunday but with 98.7 percent of the votes counted were far from garnering "the exceptional majority" they were seeking to push their sovereignty plan. continue reading »
The Spanish government will return to Egypt eight items dating back to the time of the pharaohs - the 6th Dynasty, which lasted from 2374 B.C. to 2192 B.C., to be precise - and which had been taken illegally from the Arab country in 1999, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced Sunday. continue reading »