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Secretary of State Clinton Reaffirms Strong Ties Between U.S. and Spain

Secretary of State Clinton Reaffirms Strong Ties Between U.S. and Spain

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday stressed the strength of relations between Spain and the United States, which she described as "vital" for both economies and for bringing prosperity to the people of both countries. continue reading »

Go Behind the Scenes of Sofia Vergara’s Vanity Fair Spain Photoshoot (VIDEO)

Go Behind the Scenes of Sofia Vergara’s Vanity Fair Spain Photoshoot (VIDEO)

"Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara graces the July cover of Vanity Fair Spain in a red strapless playsuit, complete with cigarette. An accompanying video from the magazine’s shoot shows the Colombian in various outfits ranging from lingerie to a clinging black gown. continue reading »

Spanair Airline Founder Dies, Age 69

Spanair Airline Founder Dies, Age 69

Gonzalo Pascual, former co-owner of Spanish travel and tourism conglomerate Grupo Marsans, died at his home in Madrid after suffering a heart attack, his associates told Efe on Thursday. He was 69. continue reading »

New York Police Search for Dali Art Thief

New York Police Search for Dali Art Thief

New York police were hunting Friday for a man who strolled into a Manhattan gallery pretending to be a customer and robbed a painting entitled "Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio" by Salvador Dali. continue reading »

“El Dia E” Unites Spanish Speakers Worldwide

“El Dia E” Unites Spanish Speakers Worldwide

For the fourth consecutive year the Cervantes Institute is celebrating "El Dia E" (The Day of Spanish), an event that marks the global consolidation and expansion of Spanish language and culture, with more than 50 cities joining in. continue reading »

Olympics: Nadal Will Carry Spain’s Flag at Opening Ceremony

Olympics: Nadal Will Carry Spain’s Flag at Opening Ceremony

Tennis great Rafael Nadal, current world No. 2 and reigning Olympic men's singles champion, will carry the flag for Spain at the opening ceremony of the London Games on July 27. continue reading »

Miro’s “Peinture (Etoile Bleue)” Sells for Record $37 Million in London

Miro’s “Peinture (Etoile Bleue)” Sells for Record $37 Million in London

Joan Miro's "Peinture (Etoile Bleue)" sold in London Tuesday at Sotheby's auction house for 23.56 million pounds ($37 million), a record price for a work by the Spanish artist. continue reading »

First Single from Alejandro Sanz’s New Album to be Released June 25

First Single from Alejandro Sanz’s New Album to be Released June 25

Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz returns to the market with a new album from which he is launching the first single, "No Me Compares" (Don't Compare Me), to be available online in the United States on June 25. continue reading »

Nanny at Handicapped Childrens’ Shelter in Spain Admits to Killing 3

Nanny at Handicapped Childrens’ Shelter in Spain Admits to Killing 3

Graciela Baravran, the nanny implicated in the deaths of three children at a shelter for handicapped youngsters in central Spain, admitted her guilt on Monday and was sentenced to 45 years in prison. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz Complains About Celebrity Children’s Lack of Protection in Media

Penelope Cruz Complains About Celebrity Children’s Lack of Protection in Media

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz said that fame, one of the subjects dealt with in the new Woody Allen film "To Rome With Love" in which she plays a leading role, has not brought her "true happiness" and objected to the way children's privacy in the United States goes unprotected. continue reading »

Ancient Cave Art Discovered in Spain Could Be From Neanderthals

Ancient Cave Art Discovered in Spain Could Be From Neanderthals

Scientists believe cave paintings discovered in Spain could be the work of Neanderthals, our closest prehistoric relatives, who lived throughout Europe and Asia until about 30,000 years ago. "This currently is Europe’s oldest dated art, by at least 4,000 years,” says Alistair Pike of the University of Bristol in England. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz: New Film is One of Almodóvar’s Best

Penelope Cruz: New Film is One of Almodóvar’s Best

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz said at the opening of the Los Angeles Film Festival that the screenplay for director Pedro Almodovar's next film, "Los Amantes Pasajeros" (The Brief Lovers) is one of the best of her countryman's career. continue reading »

Prostitutes in Spain Can Now Take Out Ads for Their Services

Prostitutes in Spain Can Now Take Out Ads for Their Services

A ban that previously prevented prostitutes from advertising their services has been lifted by the Spanish Parliament. Sex workers can now advertise their services in continue reading »

Spanish Man Sheds Fat to Raise Money for Charity

Spanish Man Sheds Fat to Raise Money for Charity

A man in Spain has set off to walk the full length of Spain, losing pounds and raising money along the way. Oscar Rando of Barcelona is walking 1,864 miles, with sponsors pa continue reading »

Much Uncertainty About Spanish Bailout

Much Uncertainty About Spanish Bailout

The Spanish stock market rallied Monday on news that the European Union will lend Madrid up to 100 billion euros ($125.2 billion) to shore up the Iberian nation's troubled financial sector continue reading »