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World’s Largest Food Fight, La Tomatina, Launches in Buñol, Spain (VIDEO)

The tourist office in Spain bills this as the world’s largest food fight but for the thousands that attend the La Tomatina in Buñol, Spain its just plain fun. continue reading »

Is Real Madrid’s Newest Superstar a 7-yr Old Argentinean Named Leo Coira?

Soccer champions Real Madrid wants to continue being the most successful club in Spanish football history so they have signed a player that has never played for anyone else before. Confused? Well who can make sense of the team signing 7-year old Argentinean Leo Angel Coira, known as Leo. continue reading »

Madrid is Preparing to Welcome a Million Young People for World Youth Day

Major religious and cultural events are being organized for World Youth Day (WYD) in Spain by the Catholic Church that gathers around the Pope thousands of young people from all continents. continue reading »

U.S.-Spain Sign Agreement on Science & Technology for Homeland Security Matters

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today joined Spanish First Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba to sign an agreement on scientific and technological cooperation continue reading »

Secretary Hillary Clinton to Travel to Madrid, Spain

Following her travel to Hungary and Lithuania, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will travel to Madrid, Spain, July 1-2, 2011. In Madrid, Secretary Clinton will underscore continue reading »

Spanish Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan by Road Bombs, Making It Deadliest NATO Mission for Spain

Two Spanish armed force members in there 20’s are amongst the dead in a deadly bombing in Afghanistan while three other Spaniards were injured. The roadside land mine was tripped when the military vehicle the Spaniards were riding triggered it. continue reading »

Spain and Peru Winners for “International Communication Awards”

The International Communication Awards "Centinelas of mañana" (Morning Sentinel) have been awarded, promoted by the Spanish Foundation "White Report" on the occasion of World Youth Day (WYD), to be held in August in Madrid. continue reading »

Spanish Cultural Icon Jorge Semprun Dies at Age 87

A cultural icon of Spanish has died, Jorge Semprun, at age 87 in his home in Paris. He was a multi-facted, multi-talented man: anti-facist resistance fighter, writer, screenplayer writer and activist. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Makes Spain Proud Once Again – Winning 6th French Open Title

The 25-year old tennis superstar has just added another accomplishment to his tennis resume – winning his sixth French Open title today. continue reading »

UNESCO and Spanish Futbol “Malaga Club’ Join Forces to Improve Education

The top-level Spanish football team Málaga will sport the logo of the United Nations cultural organization as part of an “Imagining Peace” campaign that will also include Internet and social media messages aimed largely at youth, under an agreement signed today. continue reading »

Cucumber Wars: Spain vs Germany

This might be the year of the ‘pepino’ wars if Spain goes ahead and sues Germany for maligning its cucumbers and questioning the quality. continue reading »

Number Swell as Spain’s Youth Continue to Hold Anti-Government Rallies on Day of Elections

The number of Spanish youth protesting their government’s economic policies and the high unemployment rate amongst them, continue to climb. The anti-government protests are being held across key cities in the country like Barcelona, Madrid and Seville. continue reading »

Heinous & Random Crime in Spain: Shopper Beheaded in Grocery Store (VIDEO)

Spanish authorities are reporting a gruesome and apparently random crime on the Spanish island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Strong Earthquake Rocks Spain, Thus Far 7 Reported Dead (VIDEO)

The Spanish government is reporting two strong earthquakes, this afternoon affecting the areas of Lorca and Murcia, Spain and leaving 7 dead thus far. The 5.3 magnitude quake was felt in the afternoon continue reading »

Golf Great Spaniard Seve Ballesteros Dies at Age 54

Seve Ballesteros lost the battle to what he described as the ‘biggest mulligan of his life’ today at the age of 54 at his home in Pedrena, Spain. continue reading »

More Bad News for Spain With Unemployment Rate Hitting 21.3%

Spain received more bad news - news that will affect its ability to recovery economically – when its unemployment rate hit 21.29% for the first quarter of the year. continue reading »

¡Increible! Lionel Messi First Player to Score 50 Goals in a Spanish Soccer Season

Lionel Mess appears unstoppable reaching a landmark goal tally. On Saturday Messi became the first player ever to score 50 goals in a Spanish soccer season. This incredible feat occurred when Barcelona beat Osasuna by 2-0. continue reading »

Spain Clashes with Google Over “Right to be Forgotten” Even on the Internet

Numerous Spanish citizens are arguing they have the ‘right to be forgotten’ or at least some of the more unfavorable things in their past are. Approximately 90 citizens have filed a complaint with Spain’s Data Protection continue reading »

Celebrating the World of Spanish Language Books

One of the most ambitious efforts to celebrate the world of Spanish language books will make its debut when LeaLA, the Spanish book fair in Los Angeles, premieres April 29, 30 and May 1 continue reading »

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia Basilica Victim of Arson

Spanish authorities are reporting that one of the country’s most favored tourist attractions, the Sagrada Familia basilica was the victim of arson. This attack comes one week after the tabernacle and statute of Virgin Mary were destroyed by vandals in another part of the country. continue reading »