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Sex Offenders in Spain Will Be Watched to Prevent Repeat Offenses

Sex Offenders in Spain Will Be Watched to Prevent Repeat Offenses

Those sentenced for gender-related violence in Spain, after doing their time in jail, will be set free but under constant surveillance, so that both the agents charged with protecting the victims and the victims themselves will know where the offender is at any time. continue reading »

Placido Domingo Brings “Authenticity” to Role at Chinese Opera

Placido Domingo Brings “Authenticity” to Role at Chinese Opera

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo said the Giuseppe Verdi opera "Nabucco," in which he plays the titular character, was the best choice for showing China real "authenticity," since that is the value its composer was looking for. continue reading »

28 Migrants in Rubber Boats Rescued en Route to Spain

28 Migrants in Rubber Boats Rescued en Route to Spain

A total of 28 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were rescued Saturday in the Strait of Gibraltar by Moroccan police as they tried to reach the coast of Spain on five inflatable boats, the Spanish rescue service said. continue reading »

The Met Re-Opens European Gallery With New Space For Spanish Art

The Met Re-Opens European Gallery With New Space For Spanish Art

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has reopened its European paintings galleries after a two-year renovation, giving a privileged space to Spanish masters Velazquez, El Greco and Goya. continue reading »

Top 5 Soccer Teams in Latin America

Top 5 Soccer Teams in Latin America

With the World Cup 2014 a little over a year away, soccer fans have been following their teams through the numerous qualification matches as well as keeping an eye of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. continue reading »

Joaquin Sorolla’s “Ninos en la Play” Earns $4.1M at Auction

Joaquin Sorolla’s “Ninos en la Play” Earns $4.1M at Auction

The oil painting "NiƱos en la playa" (Children on the Beach) by Spanish painter Joaquin Sorolla (1863-1923), considered by experts to be one of his greatest works, brought 2.77 million pounds ($4.1 million) at auction here on Thursday. continue reading »

Most Powerful Latinas in the World According to Forbes

Most Powerful Latinas in the World According to Forbes

Forbes has released it's annual list ranking the world's most powerful women. Ranging from politicians to activists to celebrities, this is a comprehensive list of who's who of female leaders in the world. continue reading »

Photographer Annie Leibovitz Honored By Asturias Foundation in Spain

Photographer Annie Leibovitz Honored By Asturias Foundation in Spain

U.S. photographer Annie Leibovitz was named in Madrid as this year's recipient of the Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities. Leibovitz, 63, who is known for portraits of celebrities such as music icons Mick Jagger, Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, is one of the world's most acclaimed contemporary photographers. continue reading »

Santos Says No to FC Barca’s Offer for Striker Neymar

Santos Says No to FC Barca’s Offer for Striker Neymar

Santos has rejected Spanish powerhouse FC Barcelona's offer for star striker Neymar, senior officials with the Brazilian club said. continue reading »

Former Pres. Bill Clinton Visits with King Juan Carlos at Royal Zarzuela Palace

Former Pres. Bill Clinton Visits with King Juan Carlos at Royal Zarzuela Palace

King Juan Carlos on Tuesday welcomed former U.S. President Bill Clinton to Zarzuela Palace, where the pair discussed the economic outlook for Spain and the European Union. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Takes Down Roger Federer, Wins Rome Masters

Rafael Nadal Takes Down Roger Federer, Wins Rome Masters

Spain's Rafael Nadal rolled over Switzerland's Roger Federer 6-1, 6-3 on Sunday in the final of the Rome Masters, taking his 7th title at the clay-court event. continue reading »

Madrid Zoo Returns Spanish-born Panda Cubs to China

Madrid Zoo Returns Spanish-born Panda Cubs to China

Panda bear cubs Po and De De, who were born at Madrid's Zoo Aquarium on Sept. 7, 2010, are settling into their new lives at the panda reserve in Chengdu, China, where they will live from now on, a keeper told Efe. continue reading »

Atletico Madrid Wins 10th Copa del Rey Champsionship

Atletico Madrid Wins 10th Copa del Rey Champsionship

Atletico Madrid won its 10th Copa del Rey championship here Friday with a 2-1 upset victory in extra time over Real Madrid. King Juan Carlos, accompanied by Queen Sofia, was on hand to present the Copa del Rey trophy to Atletico. continue reading »

Haute Couture Fashion Houses Lining Up to Dress Matadors

Haute Couture Fashion Houses Lining Up to Dress Matadors

Leading fashion houses, including Lacroix, Armani and Victorio & Lucchino, are creating colorful, comfortable and imaginative outfits for some of Spain's top bullfighters. Some of the outfits have been inspired by the works of Goya and Picasso, giving bullfighters a new luster as they take the ring. continue reading »

Spanish Inflation Rate Falls to 1.4%, Lowest Since March 2010

Spanish Inflation Rate Falls to 1.4%, Lowest Since March 2010

A drop in electricity rates and fuel prices pushed Spain's year-on-year inflation rate down by one percentage point to 1.4 percent in April, the lowest level since March 2010, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Tuesday. continue reading »