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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 »

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 »