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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 »

Terrorist Suspects with Explosives Arrested in Spain, Planning Attack in Europe

Terrorist Suspects with Explosives Arrested in Spain, Planning Attack in Europe

Three suspected al-Qaeda members arrested in possession of explosives were planning an attack on European soil, the Spanish interior minister said Thursday. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz to be the Face of Campari’s 2013 Calendar

Penelope Cruz to be the Face of Campari’s 2013 Calendar

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz is the star attraction of Campari's 2013 calendar in a series of sensual shots by German photographer Kristian Schuller on location in an elegant, classical Parisian palace. continue reading »

Spain’s Tennis Pair Ferrer and Lopez Advance to Olympic Quarterfinals

Spain’s Tennis Pair Ferrer and Lopez Advance to Olympic Quarterfinals

Spain's David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez advanced to the quarterfinals of the Olympic tennis doubles competition on Monday by defeating Austria's Jurgen Melzer and Alexander Peya 6-3, 3-6, 11-9. continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Spain Loses to Honduras - Spain Eliminated from 2012 Soccer Tournament

OLYMPICS: Spain Loses to Honduras - Spain Eliminated from 2012 Soccer Tournament

Spain was eliminated from the Olympic soccer tournament Sunday after losing to Honduras 1-0 and failing to score any points in its first two games. Japan, which beat Spain 1-0 in the first round, defeated Morocco continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012:  Spain Men’s Basketball Wins First Game Against China

OLYMPICS 2012:  Spain Men’s Basketball Wins First Game Against China

The Spanish basketball team made its debut at the London Olympics on Sunday with a 97-81 win over China. continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Honduras Eliminates Spanish Soccer Team

OLYMPICS: Honduras Eliminates Spanish Soccer Team

Spain was eliminated from the Olympic soccer tournament Sunday after losing to Honduras 1-0 and failing to score any points in its first two games. continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Spain, Argentina, Brazil Looking to Outshine U.S. on Basketball Court

OLYMPICS: Spain, Argentina, Brazil Looking to Outshine U.S. on Basketball Court

The Spanish, Argentine and Brazilian Olympic men's basketball squads will all be battling for podium spots and looking to pull off a huge upset over a powerful U.S. team, which is filled with NBA stars and is the clear gold medal favorite at the London Games. continue reading »

Unemployment Rates in Spain Reach 24.6 Percent, Highest Yet

Unemployment Rates in Spain Reach 24.6 Percent, Highest Yet

Spain's economic crisis continued to take its toll on employment in the second quarter, with the jobless rate edging up to 24.6 percent overall and more than 53 percent among youth. continue reading »

Spain’s Olympic Soccer Team Not Off to a Good Start in London

Spain’s Olympic Soccer Team Not Off to a Good Start in London

Spain made its task in the 2012 Olympic soccer competition more difficult with a 1-0 loss here Thursday to an impressive Japanese squad. It was an inauspicious start for the Spanish, who continue reading »

Latin Grammy Winner Miguel Bose Says Penelope Cruz Sings “Fabulously”

Latin Grammy Winner Miguel Bose Says Penelope Cruz Sings “Fabulously”

Miguel Bose next week will begin a performing tour of Spain to which he will invite some of the artists who have collaborated with him on his forthcoming album, among whom, to the surprise of everyone, was actress Penelope Cruz. continue reading »

Spanish Cyclists Remain Positive Despite Losing Reigning Gold Medalist

Spanish Cyclists Remain Positive Despite Losing Reigning Gold Medalist

Despite the loss of reigning Olympic road race gold medalist Samuel Sanchez and three-time world champion Oscar Freire due to injury, Spain's cycling contingent is determined to get back to the top of the podium in London. continue reading »

Olympics 2012:  Can Argentina or Spain Beat Team USA in Men’s Basketball?

Olympics 2012:  Can Argentina or Spain Beat Team USA in Men’s Basketball?

Two teams that will be the biggest competition for the star-studded USA men’s basketball team are Argentina and Spain. continue reading »

Tough Road Ahead for Spanish Film Industry

Tough Road Ahead for Spanish Film Industry

It is becoming increasingly evident that the Spanish film industry is in danger of sinking. Attendance at movies is at an all time low while funding has recently been cut in half, yet ticket prices continue to increase by 13 percent. continue reading »