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European Union Wins 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

European Union Wins 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced Friday. The EU has transformed most of Europe "from a continent of wars to a continent of peace," committee Chairman Thorbjoern Jagland said in Oslo. continue reading »

HS News Celebrates Spain’s National Day

HS News Celebrates Spain’s National Day

Today all of Spain is celebrating La Fiesta Nacional de España known as Spain’s National Day. The national holiday celebrates the day Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas in an expedition funded by the Spanish Crown. continue reading »

Spain’s S&P Credit Rating Cut, Nears Junk Status

Spain’s S&P Credit Rating Cut, Nears Junk Status

Rating agency Standard & Poor's said Wednesday that it now rates Spain's sovereign debt as BBB-minus, one notch above junk status. continue reading »

Spaniard Discovers Wife’s Mummified Body After Returning From Prison

Spaniard Discovers Wife’s Mummified Body After Returning From Prison

A Spaniard returned home after being released from prison and found his wife's mummified body in her home. Evidently, it had been more than a year since he had heard from her. continue reading »

Man Arrested at Madrid, Found With Explosives, Bomb Manual, Embassy Addresses

A Spanish man carrying potentially explosive substances and a bomb-making manual was arrested in Madrid, police said Tuesday. Maps and plans for different sites in the capital were found in the suspe continue reading »

Messi and Ronaldo Put on a Show at ‘El Clasico’

Messi and Ronaldo Put on a Show at ‘El Clasico’

The latest edition of El Clasico lived up to the expectations. continue reading »

Spaniards Protest Across 50 Cities Against Social Program Cutbacks

Spaniards Protest Across 50 Cities Against Social Program Cutbacks

Thousands of people took to the streets in more than 50 Spanish cities on Sunday on the urging of the Cumbre Social, which groups more than 150 organization, among them the country's main unions, the CCO and UGT, continue reading »

Pope Names Spanish St. John of Avila a Doctor of the Church

Pope Names Spanish St. John of Avila a Doctor of the Church

Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday proclaimed Spanish St. John of Avila (1499-1569) and German St. Hildegarde of Bingen (1098-1179) "doctors" of the church, one of the Catholic Church's highest honors. continue reading »

Jose Luis Perales Performs His Greatest Hits in Chile

Jose Luis Perales Performs His Greatest Hits in Chile

Spanish singer-songwriter Jose Luis Perales, who has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, delighted thousands of his Chilean fans who, despite the cold and rain, jammed the venue where he performed, urged him on and also sang along with him as he ran through his biggest hits. continue reading »

Spanish Official Steps Down After “Rape” Comment

Spanish Official Steps Down After “Rape” Comment

A Spanish official has stepped down after sparking outrage with comments that made light of the crime of rape. continue reading »

Spaniard Responsible for Cuban Dissidents’ Deaths Regrets “Unfortunate” Accident

Spaniard Responsible for Cuban Dissidents’ Deaths Regrets “Unfortunate” Accident

Spaniard Angel Carromero expressed his regrets Friday for the "unfortunate" traffic accident in which Cuban dissidents Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero died, during his trial here on charges of negligent homicide. continue reading »

U.S., Spain to Enter into Missile-Defense Pact

U.S., Spain to Enter into Missile-Defense Pact

The Spanish government authorized Friday the signing of a pact with the United States that will allow elements of the NATO anti-missile shield to be deployed at the Rota naval base in southern Spain. continue reading »

Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia Wrap up Panama Trip and Head to Ecuador

Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia Wrap up Panama Trip and Head to Ecuador

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe and his wife wrapped up their visit to Panama with tours of the Panama City metro project and a canal-expansion construction site. Those two infrastructure projects, the most important being undertaken by President Ricardo Martinelli's administration, are being built with Spanish firms' participation and demonstrate their ability to take on big challenges. continue reading »

Spain Honor’s 75th Anniversary of Picasso’s “Guernica”

Spain Honor’s 75th Anniversary of Picasso’s “Guernica”

Spain's Queen Sofia Museum has mounted an impressive exhibition to celebrate the 75th anniversary of "Guernica," painted by Pablo Picasso in memory of the devastating bombing of that northern Spanish town on April 26, 1937. continue reading »

Check Out “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan’s New Show in Spain to Help Homeless Dog Situation

Check Out “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan’s New Show in Spain to Help Homeless Dog Situation

Nat Geo Mundo presents El Lider de la Manada, the first series ever to air in the U.S. featuring famed Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan speaking in his native Spanish language. continue reading »