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SPAIN: Man Grew Marijuana on Catholic Church Land

Investigators in Santa Cruz, Spain say they have arrested a 27-year-old man for allegedly using Catholic diocese land to grow marijuana. Referred to by only his initials, R.C.H. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Threaten 007’s Sean Connery with Jail in Corruption Case

Spanish Authorities Threaten 007’s Sean Connery with Jail in Corruption Case

Actor Sean Connery and his wife could have arrest warrants issued for them if they do not appear before a Spanish judge in a corruption case within six months, according to a court ruling seen by Efe on Tuesday. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Murder-For-Hire Suspect Caught in Spain

Puerto Rican Murder-For-Hire Suspect Caught in Spain

A Puerto Rican woman accused of hiring a hit man to murder her husband in 2005 was arrested by Spanish police at Madrid's Barajas International Airport. The director of the FBI office in Puerto Rico, Carlos Cases, continue reading »

Cruz Sisters, Penelope and Monica, Design for Loewe

Cruz Sisters, Penelope and Monica, Design for Loewe

The gorgeous Cruz sisters, Penelope and Monica, have designed a new handbag for the Loewe brand. The high-end Spanish brand will begin selling the Cruz sisters' bag in their stores worldwide on November 1. continue reading »

Chinese Sex Slave Rings Busted in Spain

Chinese Sex Slave Rings Busted in Spain

Spanish police on Monday dismantled two rival Chinese prostitution rings that operated in Madrid and kept 25 women on hand to service customers. continue reading »

In Brazil v Spain - Brazil Triumphs in Confederation Cup

In Brazil v Spain - Brazil Triumphs in Confederation Cup

Brazil, led by 21-year-old phenom Neymar, reasserted its place atop world soccer with a stunning 3-0 shellacking of Spain in the final of the Confederations Cup. continue reading »

Spanish Firm Develops Drone That Fights Fires in Mexico

Spanish Firm Develops Drone That Fights Fires in Mexico

A Spanish company plans to unveil the first drone designed to fight fires in Mexico on Sunday. Nitrofirex is participating in a workshop on new technology for fighting forest fires at the Monterrey Institute of Technology, where it plans to introduce Mexico's tech community to a project that developed new applications for unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, better known as drones. continue reading »

Miss World Spain Crowns Elena Ibarbia the Winner

Miss World Spain Crowns Elena Ibarbia the Winner

Elena Ibarbia won the 2013 Miss World Spain title in Tenerife, Canary Islands, and will represent Spain at the Miss World pageant in Asia in September. continue reading »

Spanish Team Prepares for Game Against Brazil Without Pique, Ramos

Spanish Team Prepares for Game Against Brazil Without Pique, Ramos

Spain's national soccer team held a practice session ahead of Sunday's Confederation Cup final in Rio de Janeiro against Brazil, although defensemen Sergio Ramos and Gerard Pique were nursing injuries and did not take part. continue reading »

Brazil’s Neymar Says Spain is World’s Best Team

Brazil’s Neymar Says Spain is World’s Best Team

Spain's national soccer team is "the best in the world," Brazilian international Neymar said Friday, two days ahead of the two sides' clash in the Confederations Cup final. continue reading »

Spain to Boost Annual Revenue by $6.1 Billion with Higher Taxes on Alcohol, Tobacco

Spain to Boost Annual Revenue by $6.1 Billion with Higher Taxes on Alcohol, Tobacco

Spain's government on Friday announced tax hikes on alcohol and tobacco and limits on corporate tax deductions, saying the measures would boost revenue by 4.7 billion euros ($6.1 billion) annually. continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Downplays Health Issues

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Downplays Health Issues

Spain's King Juan Carlos denied being "extremely sick" and described the state of his health as a "matter of screws," a reference to the back and hip operations he has undergone over the past few years.

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57-Year-Old Singer Miguel Bose Confesses to Being Father of 4 - All Born to Surrogates

57-Year-Old Singer Miguel Bose Confesses to Being Father of 4 - All Born to Surrogates

Singer Miguel Bose has let it be known that he is the father of four children and not two as was been generally thought, a disclosure he made in the special issue that Shangay magazine publishes in honor of International Gay Pride Day. continue reading »

Spanish Star Isco Leaves Malaga for Real Madrid

Spanish Star Isco Leaves Malaga for Real Madrid

Spanish midfielder Isco has joined Real Madrid from Malaga on a five-year deal, the La Liga powerhouse announced. According to the Blancos' statement, the 21-year-old Francisco Roman Alarcon, a native of the southern town of Benalmadena, will undergo a medical exam and be presented to the fans and media on July 3. continue reading »

Most Popular Tourist Attractions According to TripAdvisor in Hispanic America

Most Popular Tourist Attractions According to TripAdvisor in Hispanic America

TripAdvisor users have voted for the top 25 landmarks in the world for 2013. The top Travelers' Choice landmark was located in Latin America and the 25th most popular was Siena Cathedral in Siena, Italy. continue reading »