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Robbery Attempt in Ecuador of Visiting Argentine Vice President Thwarted

Ecuadorian authorities have announced that a robbery attempt was thwarted against visiting Argentine Vice President Amado Boudou this last Friday. continue reading »

Australian Police Dismantle Drug Ring with Spanish Ties

Australian police dismantled a drug trafficking ring with ties to Spain and other European countries, while seizing 117 kilos (258 pounds) of MDMA, which is used to make ecstasy, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

PM Rajoy: Spanish Government Will Revise 2013 Economic Outlook

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Wednesday that his government will almost certainly revise its economic outlook for 2013. He made the remarks in Parliament to the leader of the main opposition Socialists continue reading »

Rand Paul May Support Path to Citizenship – Latinos Say Who Cares

There is a lot of buzz about Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul’s sudden embrace of immigration reform and a possible ‘path to citizenship’. So why aren't Latinos bringing out the tequila to toast? continue reading »

Madrid Olympic Organizing Committee has “Blockbuster Project” in Store

The Madrid 2020 Olympic Organizing Committee has "a blockbuster project" for the Games that would leave "the best legacy for the city, the country and the Olympic movement," the body's chief, Spanis continue reading »

Spanish Navy Training Ship, the Juan Sebastian de Elcano, Heads for Americas

The Spanish navy training ship Juan Sebastian de Elcano, named after the first man to circumnavigate the earth, sailed from the Canary Islands on Sunday for Puerto Rico on a new training cruise and wi continue reading »

Spain’s King Receives Numerous Visits Following Surgery

Queen Sofia, the crown prince with his wife and children, and several politicians on Wednesday visited Spain's King Juan Carlos in the Madrid hospital where he is recovering from surgery to repair a slipped disc. continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Said to be Doing Well After Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos was able to rest overnight after undergoing surgery for a herniated disc and is already out of intensive care, his doctors said Monday. The king was moved Monday to a room in the La Milagrosa continue reading »

Spainish King Juan Carlos Undergoes Herniated Disc Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos underwent surgery for a herniated disc at a Madrid hospital on Sunday, and Royal Household spokesmen said that the operation was successful. continue reading »

More Than 800 Stolen Ibero-Roman Coins Recovered in Spain

A set of 867 Ibero-Roman coins stolen from a collector in Madrid nearly a year ago has been recovered, the Spanish National Police said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain Releases Development Aid to Mali

Spain will release to Mali development aid frozen since the March 2012 coup and Madrid will provide support to the African country for its political transition and to train its police, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said Sunday. continue reading »

Son-in-Law says Spanish Royals, Wife not Involved in his Business

The son-in-law of Spanish King Juan Carlos, Iñaki Urdangarin, testified Saturday that the royal household never authorized or endorsed the business operations of his non-profit Noos Institute, adding that his wife, the Infanta Cristina, took no part in the activities of the foundation which presumably embezzled millions of euros in public funds. continue reading »

Spanish Wine Makers Looking to Expand into Mexican Market

A total of 47 Spanish wine producers participated in the 7th Wines of Spain Exhibition held on Tuesday in this capital, an event designed to allow local sector professionals to get to know brands continue reading »

Suspect Claims Spanish Royal Family Knew of Noos Institute Corruption

Diego Torres, the defendant in a corruption case together with his ex-partner, Iñaki Urdangarin, son-in-law of Spain's king, said Saturday before a judge that the Spanish Royal Household and the second daughter of the monarch knew all about the operations of the Noos Institute, the focus of the investigation. continue reading »

Spain to Devote $4.67 Billion for Job Creation Over Next 4 Years

Spain will devote 3.5 billion euros ($4.67 billion) over the next four years toward efforts to expand economic opportunities for young people and encourage self-employment, the government said Thursday. continue reading »

Spanish PM Honors Country’s World-Champ Handball Team

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday congratulated his country's world-champion national handball team for offering a "colossal image of Spain" abroad, showing that "one need neve continue reading »

Melia Hotels of Spain Now Looking to Americas, Asia for Expansion

The Americas and Asia are the main engines of growth for Melia Hotels International, although the Spanish and European markets remain important also, the Spanish firm's vice president continue reading »

Spain Prime Minister Rajoy to Address Country on Corruption Allegations this Weekend

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will speak publicly Saturday about corruption allegations implicating the ruling conservative Popular Party's former treasurer and reports of alleged payments to party leaders from a slush fund. continue reading »

‘El Diario’ Celebrates 100 Years - Oldest Spanish-Language Newspaper in U.S.

El Diario, the oldest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States, this year will celebrate its 100th anniversary as the voice of Latinos in the Big Apple. "During these years, we've been the voice of New York Latinos continue reading »

Spain’s Crown Prince to Serve as Honorary Pres. of Madrid 2020 Summer Olympics Bid

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe has agreed to serve as honorary president of Madrid's bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics, the Royal Palace said Thursday. The Spanish capital is submitting its thir continue reading »