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REPORT: Spanish Priest Working in Africa Tests Positive for Ebola

REPORT: Spanish Priest Working in Africa Tests Positive for Ebola

A Spanish priest working in the West African nation of Liberia tested positive for the ebola virus and is being treated in isolation at San Jose Hospital in Monrovia, the Spain-based health charity Juan Ciudad ONGD said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spanish Firm Delivers Second Tuna Boat to Mexico’s Grupomar

Spanish Firm Delivers Second Tuna Boat to Mexico’s Grupomar

Spanish shipyard Armon on Sunday delivered the tuna boat Oaxaca, the second vessel in a three-ship package, to Mexico's Grupo Maritimo Industrial, or Grupomar. continue reading »

Spanish Singer Raphael Labels Himself an “Indie” Artist

Spanish Singer Raphael Labels Himself an “Indie” Artist

Spanish singer Raphael is facing the fact that others are thinking about his retirement, even though he is heading out on the latest tour in his decades-long career, a tour on which he will perform at the Sonorama music festival before a new audience: namely, "indie" fans. continue reading »

Spanish Actor Fulfills Dream of Directing Feature Film

Spanish Actor Fulfills Dream of Directing Feature Film

Spanish actor, screenwriter and director Hugo Stuven Casasnovas says he is fulfilling one of his dreams by directing a feature film, a crime thriller titled "Anomalous" that is due to premiere in 2015. continue reading »

Neymar Will Join Barça’s Pre-Season Match in August

Neymar Will Join Barça’s Pre-Season Match in August

Brazilian star striker Neymar said here Thursday he will be "100 percent" when he joins FC Barcelona's training sessions next week and is confident he will play in a friendly pre-season match later in August. continue reading »

El Salvador Charges Spanish Priest with Assisting Gangs

El Salvador Charges Spanish Priest with Assisting Gangs

A Spanish priest was arrested in El Salvador and charged with allegedly smuggling banned items to gang members behind bars, the police said Wednesday. continue reading »

Dutch Newspaper Claims Atletico Madrid to Sign Zakaria Bakkali

Dutch Newspaper Claims Atletico Madrid to Sign Zakaria Bakkali

Atletico Madrid is negotiating a deal with Dutch club PSV Eindhoven for the transfer of 18-year-old Belgian striker Zakaria Bakkali, Amsterdam-based daily De Telegraaf reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Evacuate 37 Citizens, 10 Portuguese, 3 Poles from Libya

Spanish Authorities Evacuate 37 Citizens, 10 Portuguese, 3 Poles from Libya

A total of 60 people, including 37 Spaniards, 10 Portuguese, nine Libyans and three Poles, arrived in this capital on Tuesday on board a Spanish military jet that evacuated them from Libya after violence increased in the North African country. continue reading »

Spain’s Iberdrola to Build New 202 MW Wind Farm in Texas

Spain’s Iberdrola to Build New 202 MW Wind Farm in Texas

Spanish electric utility company Iberdrola has begun turbine assembly for a new 202 MW wind farm in the U.S. state of Texas, a project with an investment cost of $400 million, the company said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spain’s Economy Expected to Grow 1.5 Percent This Year

Spain’s Economy Expected to Grow 1.5 Percent This Year

The government expects Spain's economy to grow 1.5 percent this year and 2 percent in 2015, Economy and Competitiveness Minister Luis de Guindos said Tuesday. continue reading »

Foreign Tourists Spending in Spain Increases by 7.8 Percent

Foreign Tourists Spending in Spain Increases by 7.8 Percent

Foreign tourists who visited Spain in the past six months spent 26.35 billion euros ($35.4 billion), up 7.8 percent from January-June 2013 and new record for any six-month period, the government said Monday. continue reading »

Spain Backs Egyptian Initiative for Gaza

Spain Backs Egyptian Initiative for Gaza

Spain and Egypt agreed Sunday to maintain "an ongoing, permanent and real-time dialogue on the evolution" of the Middle East, especially the Gaza Strip, with Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo offering his full backing to Cairo's peace initiative for the conflict-ridden zone. continue reading »

Spanish Firms Launch Online Education Platform

Spanish Firms Launch Online Education Platform

Spain's Telefonica and Banco Santander on Sunday presented in Rio de Janeiro a global higher education platform that will offer free online courses in Portuguese and Spanish. continue reading »

EU: Gibraltar has Not Breached Bloc’s Environmental Regulations

EU: Gibraltar has Not Breached Bloc’s Environmental Regulations

The European Commission found that the government of Gibraltar, a British overseas territory, committed no breach of the bloc's environmental regulations with its creation of an artificial reef last year and other activities, rejecting Spain's allegations to the contrary. continue reading »

Chile and Spain Expand their Strategic Alliance

Chile and Spain Expand their Strategic Alliance

Chile and Spain are intending to broaden the scope of the strategic alliance they established more than a year ago with the incorporation of reforms that are currently being implemented by both governments, Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said here Tuesday. continue reading »