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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 »

Spain Gladly Welcomes 6 Million Tourists in June

Spain Gladly Welcomes 6 Million Tourists in June

Spain welcomed some 6 million foreign tourists in June, 4.7 percent more than during the same month last year and a situation arising from an increase in visitors from Britain and Germany. continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Calls Country’s Olympians Models of Conduct with Royal Sendoff

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Calls Country’s Olympians Models of Conduct with Royal Sendoff

King Juan Carlos wished the Spanish Olympic team all success at the London Games as the crowning moment of their many years of effort, planning, personal betterment and self-sacrifice. continue reading »

Spanish Stocks See 6 Percent Fall Amid Higher Yields on Sovereign Debt

Spanish Stocks See 6 Percent Fall Amid Higher Yields on Sovereign Debt

Spain's benchmark Ibex-35 index plunged 5.82 percent Friday, the biggest drop of the year, as soaring yields on sovereign debt prompted investors to flee equities. continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Spanish Swimmer Feels Confident in 800-Meter Freestyle, 10K Open Waters

OLYMPICS: Spanish Swimmer Feels Confident in 800-Meter Freestyle, 10K Open Waters

Spanish swimmer Erika Villaecija, who will compete in the 800-meter freestyle at the Olympic Games and the 10 kilometers in open waters, says her intuition tells her that "all will go well" in London, both individually and as part of a team that "aspires to greatness." continue reading »

Spain’s Telefonica May Have to Cough Up $10 Million For Poor Service in Brazil

Spain’s Telefonica May Have to Cough Up $10 Million For Poor Service in Brazil

Brazil's Anatel regulatory agency said Friday that Spain's Telefonica could face a fine of 20 million reais ($10 million) if it fails to improve fixed-line telephone service for its Brazilian customers. continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Spanish Runner Angel Mullera Out of Olympics For Alleged Doping

OLYMPICS: Spanish Runner Angel Mullera Out of Olympics For Alleged Doping

Spanish runner Angel Mullera, selected for the 3,000-meter hurdles in the London Games, was taken off the Olympic team by the Spanish Track and Field Federation due to his alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs. Taking his place on the team will be Sebastian Martos, who was among the reserve athletes. continue reading »

Mother Accused of Kidnapping Daughter in 2001 Captured Arriving on Plane from Madrid

Mother Accused of Kidnapping Daughter in 2001 Captured Arriving on Plane from Madrid

Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington Dulles International Airport arrested a woman Saturday who has been wanted since 2001 by Los Angeles Police and the FBI for parental kidnapping. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Out of London Olympics

Rafael Nadal Out of London Olympics

This morning tennis great Rafael Nadal announced he would not go to London to compete in the 2012 Olympics and represent his native Spain. continue reading »

“Espanglish” Officially Added to Spanish Dictionary

“Espanglish” Officially Added to Spanish Dictionary

The word "espanglish" will appear in the next edition of the Dictionary of the Royal Academy of the Spanish Language, or DRAE, as an example of the contributions of Spanish-speakers in the United States to the Spanish language, the North American Academy of the Spanish Language said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spain’s Royals Take 7.1%  Paycut Amidst 4th Austerity Package and 24% Unemployment

Spain’s Royals Take 7.1%  Paycut Amidst 4th Austerity Package and 24% Unemployment

Spain's King Juan Carlos decided to cut his salary and that of Crown Prince Felipe by 7.1 percent in line with government-mandated reductions in pay for civil servants, the royal household said Tuesday. The monarch's annual pre-tax income will fall by 20,910 euros ($25,543) and his son's remuneration is set to decline by half that amount. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Prepares For London Olympic Games

Rafael Nadal Prepares For London Olympic Games

Being selected to carry the Spanish flag at the London Olympic Games "is something very special and unforgettable," tennis star Rafael Nadal said. continue reading »