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Hundreds of Undocumented Immigrants Protest Loss of Free Health Care in Spain

Hundreds of Undocumented Immigrants Protest Loss of Free Health Care in Spain

Hundreds of people protested in downtown Madrid Saturday against a measure that will leave undocumented immigrants without access to free health care, saying the decision by Spain's governing Popular Party amounts to "health apartheid." continue reading »

Mexican, Brazilian Companies Seek Spanish Engineers

Mexican, Brazilian Companies Seek Spanish Engineers

The Spanish professionals most sought after outside their country are engineers, and it's chiefly Mexican, Brazilian and even German companies that are after them. continue reading »

Fire Ravages Spain Killing 1, Injuring 5, Forcing Thousands From Homes

Fire Ravages Spain Killing 1, Injuring 5, Forcing Thousands From Homes

The fire devastating the province of Malaga in southern Spain has left one person dead and five injured while forcing 5,000 people from their homes in municipalities on the edge of the blaze, Andalusian authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Contemporary Spanish Artist, Maria Gonzalez, Invited to Venice Biennale Architecture 2012

Contemporary Spanish Artist, Maria Gonzalez, Invited to Venice Biennale Architecture 2012

Spanish artist Marisa González is one of the few artists invited to participate in the Venice Biennale Architecture. The Venice Biennale is a major contemporary art exhibition that takes place once every two years in Venice, continue reading »

Check Out These Incredible Large-Scale Works of Art

Check Out These Incredible Large-Scale Works of Art

Bored Panda readers have collected images of 30 of the world’s best large scale street art, and making the list were a number of works in Spain and Mexico. continue reading »

Spain’s Fernando Vicente Creates Amazing Artwork

Spain’s Fernando Vicente Creates Amazing Artwork

Spanish artist Fernando Vicente was born in Madrid where he started working as illustrator and painter during the 1980s. His beautiful artwork is mainly painted or created using a mix of pa continue reading »

Moroccans Prevented from Entering Spanish Territory

Moroccans Prevented from Entering Spanish Territory

A group of four Moroccan nationalists tried on Wednesday morning to "occupy" the Peñon de Velez de la Gomera, a Spanish possession located on the Moroccan coast, but they failed when they were driven out by members of the Spanish military stationed there. continue reading »

Spain’s Tomato War Celebrates 67th Year with 40,000 Attending

Spain’s Tomato War Celebrates 67th Year with 40,000 Attending

About 40,000 young people from all over the world on Wednesday in the eastern Spanish town of Buñol participated in a gigantic food fight with ripe tomatoes, the popular "Tomatina" festival, which this year was transformed into an act of collective catharsis whereby people could - for a while, anyway - forget the effects of the country's serious economic crisis. continue reading »

Pedro Almodovar Constructs Mock Airplane for New Movie

Pedro Almodovar Constructs Mock Airplane for New Movie

Production company El Deseo is working fiercely these days at Ciudad Real Central Airport building the mock-up of a jetliner that Pedro Almodovar will use in his film "I'm So Excited" starring Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas. continue reading »

Brazilian-Born Soccer Player Born Without Feet Invited to FC Barcelona Training Camp (VIDEO)

Brazilian-Born Soccer Player Born Without Feet Invited to FC Barcelona Training Camp (VIDEO)

A determined young Brazilian boy is getting the chance of a lifetime. In September, 11-year-old Gabriel Muniz will head to Spain to be a part of FC Barcelona's training camp. continue reading »

Spanish Economy Grew by Only .04% Less than Initial Estimates

Spanish Economy Grew by Only .04% Less than Initial Estimates

The Spanish economy grew by 0.4 percent last year, less than the initial estimate of 0.7 percent, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Monday. continue reading »

Places of Interest: Madrid’s Atocha Railway Station is Also Indoor Botanical Garden

Places of Interest: Madrid’s Atocha Railway Station is Also Indoor Botanical Garden

Built in 1851, Madrid, Spain’s Atocha railway station is easily one of the world’s most beautiful and unique stations in the world. While Atocha is Madrid’s largest railway station it has additional features that set it above all the rest. continue reading »

Young Spanish Professionals Look to Mexico for Opportunity, Prosperity

Young Spanish Professionals Look to Mexico for Opportunity, Prosperity

Many qualified Spaniards in search of a better future are setting their sights on Mexico, whose economic prospects remain positive despite the global slowdown. continue reading »

Spainish Firm Inaugurates $82 M Wind Firm in Puerto Rico

Spainish Firm Inaugurates $82 M Wind Firm in Puerto Rico

Spain's Gestamp Wind has inaugurated the $82 million Punta Lima wind farm in Naguabo, a city on Puerto Rico's east coast, company executives said. continue reading »

SPAIN: Hospital Workers Confuse Patient with Roommate, Subject her to Unnecessary Treatment

SPAIN: Hospital Workers Confuse Patient with Roommate, Subject her to Unnecessary Treatment

In November, a woman staying at hospital in Spain recently won a lawsuit in which she claimed workers confused her with her roommate and subjected her to unnecessary treatment. continue reading »