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Thousands Fill the Streets of Spain Protesting Labor Reform

Thousands Fill the Streets of Spain Protesting Labor Reform

Thousands of citizens called upon by the main Spanish unions, CCOO and UGT, on Sunday took to the streets all over the country to protest against the labor reform approved by the government and called by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy "just, good and necessary." continue reading »

Youth Flee Spain’s Economic Crisis for Brighter Future in Chile

Youth Flee Spain’s Economic Crisis for Brighter Future in Chile

With 5.27 million people unemployed and almost half of the young population without jobs, young professionals in Spain are turning to Latin America continue reading »

Pope Names Spanish and Brazilan Priests to College of Cardinals

Pope Names Spanish and Brazilan Priests to College of Cardinals

Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday solemnly proclaimed 22 new cardinals, including a Spaniard and a Brazilian. continue reading »

Spain’s Longest-Serving Inmate Finally Freed

Spain’s Longest-Serving Inmate Finally Freed

Spain's longest-serving non-terrorist inmate walked out of prison on Wednesday after spending most of the years since 1976 behind bars for a score of bloodless crimes. continue reading »

Perfect Genetic Matched Sibling Born to Save Dying Brother in Spain

Perfect Genetic Matched Sibling Born to Save Dying Brother in Spain

The birth of Baby Estrella on Saturday in Seville announces the arrival of Antonio and Melania’s first daughter as well as the savior for their son, Antonio, suffering from a severe form of the life threatening illness, continue reading »

Spain’s Largest Banks Downgraded by Fitch Ratings

Spain’s Largest Banks Downgraded by Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings, which downgraded Spanish sovereign debt a month ago, said Monday it lowered its credit rating of Spain's four largest lenders. continue reading »

Check Out Video: Cristiano Ronaldo Amazing ‘Hat-Trick’ Goal Over Weekend

Check Out Video: Cristiano Ronaldo Amazing ‘Hat-Trick’ Goal Over Weekend

Thanks to an incredible goal by Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid is closer to the La Liga title. Check out this gooooal by Ronaldo, one of three, helping securing a 4-2 win against the Levante team this weekend. continue reading »

Spanish Publisher and Founder of Grupo Anaya German Sanchez Ruiperez Dies at 85

Spanish Publisher and Founder of Grupo Anaya German Sanchez Ruiperez Dies at 85

Spanish publisher German Sanchez Ruiperez, the founder of Grupo Anaya, died early Sunday in the Dominican Republic, Casa del Lector director and former Spanish Culture Minister Cesar Antonio Molina told Efe. He was 85. continue reading »

Pedro Almodovar’s ‘The Skin I Live In’ Winner at BAFTA

Pedro Almodovar’s ‘The Skin I Live In’ Winner at BAFTA

"The Skin I Live In" (La piel que habito), directed by Pedro Almodovar, on Sunday evening won the British film industry's BAFTA award for Best Film Not in the English Language, beating out the night's great favorite, Iran's "The Separation." continue reading »

Handover of Recovered Sunken Treasure to Spain Moves One Step Closer

Handover of Recovered Sunken Treasure to Spain Moves One Step Closer

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued on Friday a mandate obliging a Florida company to hand over to Spain $500 million in gold and silver coins salvaged from the bottom of the Atlantic in May 2007. The Atlanta-based appellate panel sent a notification of the mandate to the district court in Tampa that originally heard the case pitting the Spanish government against Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. continue reading »

AirBnb, the Ebay of Hotels, Comes to Spain

AirBnb, the Ebay of Hotels, Comes to Spain

The web based home hotel service better known as AirBnB has expanded their offices to include Barcelona, Spain. Now returning customers of AirBnb, also known as the ‘Ebay of Hotels’, as well as new users can add Spain as one of their possible travel destinations. continue reading »

Penelope Cruz to be Presenter at Oscars

Penelope Cruz to be Presenter at Oscars

Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will be one of the presenters during the Feb. 26 Oscar awards ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday. continue reading »

Who Gets Sunken Spanish Gold - Supreme Court May Decide - $500 Million in Gold Coins at Stake

Who Gets Sunken Spanish Gold - Supreme Court May Decide - $500 Million in Gold Coins at Stake

The U.S. Supreme Court's agreement to consider a motion seeking an injunction against a judicial order compelling a Florida company to hand over to Spain $500 million in gold and silver coins salvaged from the bottom of the Atlantic in May 2007 will not "paralyze" the handover process, Madrid's attorney said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spanish Trial of Prominent Judge Concerns UN Human Rights Experts

Spanish Trial of Prominent Judge Concerns UN Human Rights Experts

A series of independent United Nations human rights experts voiced concern about the impact of the trial of a prominent Spanish judge on his independence, particularly his efforts to investigate more than 100,000 allegations of enforced disappearances during the country’s civil war and then under the regime of Francisco Franco. continue reading »

Stripped of 2010 Tour de France Title, Cyclist Alberto Contador Will Not Quit

Stripped of 2010 Tour de France Title, Cyclist Alberto Contador Will Not Quit

Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador told reporters here Tuesday he plans to remain in professional cycling and that he will fight the suspension imposed on him by the S continue reading »