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Spain’s First Female Ambassador to Vatican Arrives in Rome

Benedict XVI, received in audience Maria Jesus Figa Lopez-Palop, the first woman to serve as Spain's Ambassador to the Holy See. continue reading »

Spain’s Fiscal Position Improving, Financial Bailout Remains “Out of the Question”

A European Finance Minister has categorized Spain’s fiscal position as ‘improved’ and therefore not in the need of a bailout like Greece, Ireland and Portugal have sought. continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero Stepping Down After Current Term

Spain’s current Prime Minister and staunch austerity proponent, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, has announced he will not be seeking a third term. continue reading »

Celebrate National Spanish PAELLA DAY With Us

Celebrate National Paella Day with us and learn how to make your own Spanish favorite. continue reading »

Several Spanish ETA Members Designated as Terrorists by U.S. Government

The Secretary of State has designated Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) members Miguel de Garikoitz Aspiazu Rubina, also known as Txeroki, and Jose Ignacio Reta de Frutos continue reading »

Spanish Government Working with UN and Other World Leaders on Libya and Other Middle East Issues

The latest developments in the Middle East and North Africa topped the agenda during meetings between Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Spanish leaders when the United Nations chief visited the European country this weekend. continue reading »

Six Fireman Perish in Spanish Helicopter Crash

Yesterday six Spanish firefighters died when their helicopter crash near the city of Teruel, Spain as they were trying to extinguish a wildfire. continue reading »

Spanish Church Starts Excommunication for Priest Who Paid for Abortions and Has Girlfriend

The Spanish Catholic Church in Barcelona has started the excommunication process for a priest that has admitted to paying for parishioners abortions and condones same-sex unions. continue reading »

Spain Prepares for Oil Scarcity and Higher Fuel Prices by Reducing Its National Speed Limit

The Spanish government has decided to reduce the speed limit on its national highways from 120 km per hour to 110 km per hour due to the crisis in the Middle East and the effect it will have on oil supply and pricing. continue reading »

Charo: Lady Gaga is ‘Madonna With Diarrhea’

On Frank DeCaro's OutQ radio show on Sirius XM, the "Love Boat" star and singer accused the "Born This Way" songstress of being worse than a Madonna rip-off. continue reading »

Spain Prepares for Oil Scarcity and Higher Fuel Prices by Reducing Its National Speed Limit

The Spanish government has decided to reduce the speed limit on its national highways from 120 km per hour to 110 km per hour due to the crisis in the Middle East and the effect it will have on oil supply and pricing. continue reading »

Nintendo ‘Blackmailer’ Captured in Spain, 4,000 Gamers Personal Data Stolen

Spanish police arrested a hacker who allegedly stole data on some 4,000 Nintendo users and then tried to blackmail the Japanese videogame developer, according to Spanish authorities. continue reading »

Picasso Painting Homage to His Under Age Lover “La Lecture” Fetches $40.7 Million

Their love affair started as a secret decades ago: the married 45 year-old Spanish painter Picasso and the 17 year-old French Marie-Therese Walter meeting accidentally continue reading »

Spain’s Unemployment Rate Tops 20.33%, Highest Level for Any Industrialized Nation

On Friday the government of Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero announced the country’s jobless rate had reached a 13-year high of 20.33% at year-end 2010. This rate is the highest rate of unemployment for any industrialized nation. continue reading »

Weekly Mass at Univ. of Barcelona Cancelled Due to Intimidation by Anti-Christian Protesters

Officials from the University of Barcelona, Spain have announced that its weekly Wednesday Mass will be suspended due to protests by a group of self-proclaimed “secular progressive” students. continue reading »

Spanish Parliament Wants You to Speak Spanish, But Which Version – Five Are Used

The Spanish government continues to find ways to cut spending in and is now looking at eliminating the practice of speaking five different versions of Spanish in parliament. continue reading »

Spain: World’s Number One in Cyber Pirate

45% of Spain's Internet users use non authorized music distribution websites. continue reading »

Rare Garcia Lorca Poem Found in Library of Congress by Accident

A rare first draft of Federico Garcia Lorca’s poem ‘Oficina y Denuncia’ (Office and Denunciation) has been accidentally found in the U.S. Library of Congress. It is considered rare because it contains corrections in pencil written by the poet himself. continue reading »

Catholic Youth Group Promotes Racy Calendar Depicting the Passion of Christ

A Roman Catholic youth group in Mallorca Spain has come up with a unique fundraising idea that seems to be going well. The youth posed scantly clad for a calendar recreating scenes from the Passion of Christ. continue reading »

Spanish Soccer Team Kneels For the First Minute of Game Play in Protest (VIDEO)

The players from the Real Jaén team drop to their knees for the first minute of their game last Sunday against Lucena in a protest against the club owner Mr. Carlos Sánchez, and the fact that he hasn't paid them four months worth of salaries. continue reading »