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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 »

Spanish Construction Company Claims Dominican Government Seized Assets

Spanish Construction Company Claims Dominican Government Seized Assets

A Spanish construction company accused the Dominican government of seizing its assets and not complying with an international arbitration ruling requiring it to pay $45 million in compensation. continue reading »

9 Venezuela Police, 1 Security Agent Arrested in Connection to Drug-Running Airplane

9 Venezuela Police, 1 Security Agent Arrested in Connection to Drug-Running Airplane

A court in the central Venezuelan state of Carabobo ordered 18 people jailed provisionally, including nine Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) agents and a member of the Sebin intelligence service, in the case of a drug-running aircraft that was nabbed in Spain. continue reading »

Adventurer Follows in the Footsteps of Spanish Explorers on his Motorcycle

Adventurer Follows in the Footsteps of Spanish Explorers on his Motorcycle

Adventure traveler Miquel Silvestre has wrapped up a 13-month globetrotting journey aboard his motorcycle "Atrevida" (Audacious), a trek aimed at shedding light on the underappreciated feats of Spanish explorers. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal’s Concern is His Health, Not His Rankings

Rafael Nadal’s Concern is His Health, Not His Rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal said he is suffering from a knee ailment known as Hoffa's syndrome but that he hopes to make a full recovery and is not worried about a further ranking drop after pulling out of the U.S. Open. continue reading »

JLo, Enrique Iglesias’s Tour Offer Fans 2 Distinct Styles

JLo, Enrique Iglesias’s Tour Offer Fans 2 Distinct Styles

Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez had thousands dancing to their repertoire of hits at a packed Staples Center in Los Angeles, one of the last cities on their summer concert tour. continue reading »

Spanish Matador in Stable Condition After “Worst” Goring This Year

Spanish Matador in Stable Condition After “Worst” Goring This Year

Matador Fernando Cruz, badly gored this week at Madrid's La Ventas bull ring, is sedated in the intensive care unit at Virgen del Mar Hospital "and there are no deadlines for his recovery," the physician who treated the injured man in the bull ring's first aid station told Efe on Thursday. continue reading »

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 »