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International Migrant-smuggling Ring Dismantled in Spain

International Migrant-smuggling Ring Dismantled in Spain

Spanish police disbanded an international migrant-smuggling ring that provided Albanian citizen with forged documents and got them onto European soil at a price of 10,000 euros ($12,400) each. continue reading »

Olympic 2012 Basketball Players Busy Giving Crotch Shots

Olympic 2012 Basketball Players Busy Giving Crotch Shots

Monday’s basketball game saw U.S. play Argentina and it was a dirty game with a lot of elbowing and shoving allegations coming from both sides. The Argentines accused Chris Paul, of the Los Angeles Clippers, punching Facundo Campazzo and Campazzo was accused of elbowing Antony in the groin and not apologizing. continue reading »

Spanish Windsurfer Wins Country’s First Gold Medal in London

Spanish Windsurfer Wins Country’s First Gold Medal in London

Marina Alabau dominated the field in Olympic women's windsurfing to give Spain its first gold medal of the 2012 London Games. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012: Women’s Water Polo Team from Spain to Play for the Gold

OLYMPICS 2012: Women’s Water Polo Team from Spain to Play for the Gold

The Spanish women's water polo team, making its debut in Olympic competition, surprised observers and supporters alike by moving into the final at the 2012 Games in London after defeating Hungary by a score of 10-9. continue reading »

Spanish Retailer, Amancio Ortega, Replaces Warren Buffet as Third-Richest in the World

Spanish Retailer, Amancio Ortega, Replaces Warren Buffet as Third-Richest in the World

The founder, Amancio Ortega, of the popular Zara clothing chain that trades as Indetex SA (ITX) has replaced Warren Buffett as the third-richest person in the world. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012:  Spain Men’s Basketball Wisely Lose to Brazil

OLYMPICS 2012:  Spain Men’s Basketball Wisely Lose to Brazil

It has been a shaky tournament for the second ranked team in the world according to FIBA. continue reading »

Record Number of Individuals and Businesses Declare Bankruptcy in Spain

Record Number of Individuals and Businesses Declare Bankruptcy in Spain

A record 2,272 Spanish individuals and firms declared bankruptcy in the second quarter, up 28.6 percent from the same period in 2011, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Monday. continue reading »

Monica Cruz, Sis of Penelope, to be Face of ‘Agent Provocateur’ Lingerie

Monica Cruz, Sis of Penelope, to be Face of ‘Agent Provocateur’ Lingerie

The younger sister of Oscar-winning actress Penelope Cruz, Monica, has been tapped to be the face of ‘Agent Provacateur’s’ Fall-Winter 2012 advertising campaign. continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Spain’s Men’s Basketball Team Loses to Russia

OLYMPICS: Spain’s Men’s Basketball Team Loses to Russia

Spain's men's basketball team lost a Group B game here Saturday to Russia 77-74 despite holding an 18-point early lead and now could be forced to meet the powerful U.S. squad in the semifinals of the Olympic tournament. continue reading »

Spanish Academy Adds “Estadounidismo” to Dictionary

Spanish Academy Adds “Estadounidismo” to Dictionary

The dictionary of the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language (DRAE), has accepted the term “estadounidismo” (United Statesism), defined as: "1. M. A word or usage common in Spanish as spoken in the United States.” continue reading »

Consumer Confidence in Spain Continues to Drop, Reaches All-time Low

Consumer Confidence in Spain Continues to Drop, Reaches All-time Low

Spain's ICC consumer confidence index dipped in July to its lowest level since the monthly survey was launched, the official Center for Sociological Research said Friday. continue reading »

Another Stumble for Spain’s King Juan Carlos (VIDEO)

Another Stumble for Spain’s King Juan Carlos (VIDEO)

King Juan Carlos of Spain took a nasty spill while reviewing the military troops in Madrid suffering a bump on the nose. continue reading »

Telefonica to Invest $980 M to Expand Presence, Services in Argentina

Telefonica to Invest $980 M to Expand Presence, Services in Argentina

Spanish telecoms group Telefonica said Wednesday it will invest 4.5 billion pesos ($980.3 million) this year in Argentina, focusing those expenditures on network deployment, expansion of its subscriber base and the launch of new digital services. continue reading »

Spaniard Responsible for Crash that Killed Dissident is Behind Bars in Cuba

Spaniard Responsible for Crash that Killed Dissident is Behind Bars in Cuba

The family of the visiting Spaniard who was behind the wheel for the car crash that killed prominent Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya has hired a Havana-based attorney to represent him, Spanish diplomats told Efe here Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain v U.S. Women’s Water Polo Goes Bare Breast

Spain v U.S. Women’s Water Polo Goes Bare Breast

Everyone knows the sport of water polo is a rough sport except for NBC apparently. Wednesday during a Spain - U.S. women’s water polo match one of the women’s suits was inadvertently pulled down. continue reading »