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Spaniard Charged with Negligent Homicide for Cuban Dissident’s Death

Spaniard Charged with Negligent Homicide for Cuban Dissident’s Death

Cuban prosecutors are asking for seven years in prison for negligent homicide for the visiting Spaniard who was behind the wheel for the car crash that killed prominent dissident Oswaldo Paya and a colleague, sources closes to the case told Efe. continue reading »

Spanish Politicians Outraged as ‘Mayor Robin Hood’ Steals to Feed the Needy

Spanish Politicians Outraged as ‘Mayor Robin Hood’ Steals to Feed the Needy

"You can't be Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham. This man is just searching for publicity at the cost of everyone else." That was a spokesman for Spain's Parliament-ruling People's Party, continue reading »

Spanish Science Journalist Manuel Calvo Hernando Dies at 88

Spanish Science Journalist Manuel Calvo Hernando Dies at 88

Spanish journalist Manuel Calvo Hernando, a pioneer of reporting on science both in his homeland and in Latin America, died Thursday in Madrid. He was 88. The author of some 40 books, most of them works explaining science an continue reading »

Police Confiscate 3 Tons of Cocaine off of Coast of Spain

Police Confiscate 3 Tons of Cocaine off of Coast of Spain

The Spanish National Police's Special Operations Group, or GEO, seized a ship carrying 3,000 kilos of high purity cocaine some 50 miles from the coast of the southern city of Cadiz, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Princess Letizia, the wife of Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe Setting Fashion Trends

Princess Letizia, the wife of Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe Setting Fashion Trends

Princess Letizia, the wife of Spain's Crown Prince Felipe, "creates fashion," according to the director of Madrid's International School of Protocol. Before, "it was the actresses who created trends," but now Spain's future queen is doing that, Francisco Merino said in an interview with EFEstilo. continue reading »

Tennis Great Rafael Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open

Tennis Great Rafael Nadal Withdraws From U.S. Open

Tennis great Rafael Nadal issued a statement saying he will miss out on the U.S. Open due to his knee injury. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias wraps Spanish Tour at Marbella’s Starlite Festival

Julio Iglesias wraps Spanish Tour at Marbella’s Starlite Festival

Singer Julio Iglesias gave the last concert on his Spanish tour at the Starlite Festival here in this resort city on the Costa del Sol. The curtain went up at 10:15 p.m. Sunday on the artist singing "Amor, Amor," followed by "Natalie" and "La Gota Fria" continue reading »

Forest Fires Continue Burning in Spain

Forest Fires Continue Burning in Spain

A fire continues to burn on the Spanish island of La Gomera, in the Atlantic Canary Islands archipelago, while the other forest fires that affected different parts of the country, including the one on the nearby island of Tenerife, have been largely brought under control after destroying thousands of hectares (acres). continue reading »

Colombia Magazine: Shakira and Gerard Pique Expecting a Baby Boy in January

Colombia Magazine: Shakira and Gerard Pique Expecting a Baby Boy in January

Colombian singer Shakira and Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique will become the parents of a baby boy in late January 2013 that they have given the nickname of "Ulicito," the Colombian magazine Gente said in its latest edition. continue reading »

OLYMPICS 2012: Men’s Basketball Team from Spain Advances to Final

OLYMPICS 2012: Men’s Basketball Team from Spain Advances to Final

Spain took a bumpy road to the Olympic men's basketball final but will play for the gold against a heavily favored U.S. team after notching a 67-59 victory here Friday over Russia. continue reading »

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‚Äôs 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 »