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Spain’s King Juan Carlos Speaks of Economic Crisis in Christmas Message to Country

Spain's King Juan Carlos on Monday defended the idea of making austerity compatible with economic growth and emphasized that the country is "part of the solution to the global crisis." continue reading »

Immigration Whore Arrested For Marrying Undocumented Migrants for Cash

A 40-year-old Spanish woman has been arrested for being simultaneously married to three Nigerians who paid her 3,000 euros ($3,952) each to marry them so they would be eligible to be naturalized, police said Friday. continue reading »

Spanish Population Grows by 6 Million in 10 Years, Driven by Foreigners Migrating to Country

The Spanish population grew by 6 million people over the last decade (2001-2011) to reach 46.8 million inhabitants, largely due to the number of foreigners living in Spain, a segment that has tripled in that period to a total of 5.2 million. continue reading »

Spainish King Juan Carlos Will be in Hospital for “A Few More Days”

Spain's King Juan Carlos is "in optimum condition" to be discharged after a hip replacement, but his medical team has convinced him to remain in the hospital for "a few more days" to carry out the next phase of his rehabilitation. continue reading »

Catalonia Will Not Splinter from Spain, Sovereignty Plan Fails at Voting Booth

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 »

Spanish King Juan Carlos To Undergo Hip Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos said here Friday that next week he will undergo surgery on his left hip. The monarch made the announcement during a dinner he hosted for heads of state who traveled to Cadiz for the 22nd Ibero-American Summit. continue reading »

SPAIN: Woman Selling “Non-Vital” Organs to Pay her Rent

A Spanish mother is going to extremes to provide a home for herself and her daughter. A disabled Valencia resident recently gave an interview to El Mundo and disclosed that in order to stay financially afloat continue reading »

Spain Economic Minister:  Economic Reforms Producing “Positive Signs”

Spain's efforts to trim its budget deficit and put its financial house in order are producing "positive signs," the Iberian nation's economy minister said here Monday in an appearance before the European Parliament. continue reading »

Spanish Officials Take Down Major Narco Gang from Serbia

Spanish police said they broke up a network that financed the Serbian criminal outfit known as the Zemun clan with the profits from marijuana plantations on Gran Canaria island. continue reading »

Spain’s Iberia In Effort to Survive Economic Downturn Cuts 25% of Its Workforce

Spain's Iberia will shed 4,500 jobs, nearly a quarter of its 20,000-strong workforce, as part of a series of permanent structural changes to salvage the airline, its parent company said Friday. continue reading »

Champions League: Real Madrid Ties Borussia Dortmund 2-2

Real Madrid had to come from behind here Tuesday to gain a 2-2 tie with Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, even as Malaga and Porto secured their spots in the round of 16. continue reading »

Spain’s David Ferrer Wins Paris Masters, First Spaniard to Ever Win

Spain's David Ferrer defeated Poland's Jerzy Janowicz 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday in Bercy to win the Paris Masters, the first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title of his career. continue reading »

Spanish Soccer Club, Atletico Madrid, Offers Fans a Final Resting Place After Cremation

Spain's Atletico Madrid may lack the championship pedigree of cross-town rivals Real Madrid or FC Barcelona, but it can boast of being the first soccer club to offer an eternal resting place for its ultra-loyal fan base. continue reading »

Spanish Writer Fernando Diaz-Plaja, 94, Dies in Uruguay

Spanish writer and historian Fernando Diaz-Plaja died Wednesday of pneumonia in Uruguay, where he had lived for the past decade, doctors told Efe. He was 94. continue reading »

Spanish Government Claims New Israeli Settlements Violate International Law

The Spanish government condemned on Wednesday plans by Israel to build some 1,500 new residences for Jewish settlers in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. continue reading »

Man Arrested at Madrid, Found With Explosives, Bomb Manual, Embassy Addresses

A Spanish man carrying potentially explosive substances and a bomb-making manual was arrested in Madrid, police said Tuesday. Maps and plans for different sites in the capital were found in the suspe continue reading »

Spaniards Protest Across 50 Cities Against Social Program Cutbacks

Thousands of people took to the streets in more than 50 Spanish cities on Sunday on the urging of the Cumbre Social, which groups more than 150 organization, among them the country's main unions, the CCO and UGT, continue reading »

Spain Honor’s 75th Anniversary of Picasso’s “Guernica”

Spain's Queen Sofia Museum has mounted an impressive exhibition to celebrate the 75th anniversary of "Guernica," painted by Pablo Picasso in memory of the devastating bombing of that northern Spanish town on April 26, 1937. continue reading »

Three Still Missing as Spain’s Rain Eases

The storm that for two days has been deluging southern and eastern Spain, leaving 10 people dead, eased up somewhat on Sunday, although three people remain missing and there are still traffic circulation problems on some roadways. continue reading »

REPORT:  Border Patrol Agents as Interpreters Unwise Policy, Illegal Practice

Today, the Immigration Policy Center (IPC) released Border Patrol Agents as Interpreters Along the Northern Border: Unwise Policy, Illegal Practice by Lisa Graybill, Esq. continue reading »