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New York City Welcomes Spanish Fashion

New York City Welcomes Spanish Fashion

The Spanish SoHo Mile once again put the New York City spotlight back on the Iberian nation's fashion industry, whose stores are increasingly numerous in that neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Doctors Give “Okay” to Messi for World Cup Qualifiers

FC Barcelona Doctors Give “Okay” to Messi for World Cup Qualifiers

FC Barcelona's team doctors on Friday gave striker Leo Messi the all-clear to play in the Argentine national squad's upcoming World Cup qualifiers. continue reading »

Spain’s Unemployment Rate Falls for Third Month in a Row

Spain’s Unemployment Rate Falls for Third Month in a Row

The number of registered unemployed people in Spain fell by 98,265, or 1.97 percent, to 4.89 million in May, marking the third straight month of declines, the Employment and Social Security Ministry said Tuesday. continue reading »

Nadal Wins French Open Quarterfinal Match on 27th Birthday

Nadal Wins French Open Quarterfinal Match on 27th Birthday

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrated his 27th birthday on Monday in style, defeating Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals of the French Open. continue reading »

Spain’s Jose Calderon “Only Priority” is to Remain in NBA

Spain’s Jose Calderon “Only Priority” is to Remain in NBA

Spanish point guard Jose Manuel Calderon said here Monday that his "only priority" is to remain in the NBA. He commented at the presentation of the 7th edition of t continue reading »

Uruguayan President Asks Spain to Play Decisive Role in EU-Mercosur Accord

Uruguayan President Asks Spain to Play Decisive Role in EU-Mercosur Accord

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica on Sunday asked Spain to play a decisive role in the negotiations between the European Union and Mercosur to ensure that they are fruitful and an association agreement that includes free trade can be concluded. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Ties Real Madrid’s Record of 100 Points

FC Barcelona Ties Real Madrid’s Record of 100 Points

Barcelona, with its 4-1 drubbing of Malaga on the last day of La Liga, not only equaled the record of 100 points that Real Madrid set last season, it scored the highest number of goals in the club's history with 115. continue reading »

Spain Halts Town’s Plan to Grow Pot to Pay Off Debt

Spain Halts Town’s Plan to Grow Pot to Pay Off Debt

This small farming community in northeastern Spain cannot create a cannabis plantation to help pay off its 1.3 million euro ($1.7 million) municipal debt, a judge ruled Friday. Spain permits private consumption and cultivation of marijuana, which is used for medicinal purposes by some who suffer from chronic pain. continue reading »

SPAIN: Nearly 4 Tons of Cocaine Seized at Sea

SPAIN: Nearly 4 Tons of Cocaine Seized at Sea

Spanish police seized 3,400 kilos (7,488 pounds) of cocaine from a fishing boat on the high seas and arrested a total of 21 people, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Enrique Iglesias Jokes Real Madrid’s “Cristino Ronaldo is Copying My Style”

Enrique Iglesias Jokes Real Madrid’s “Cristino Ronaldo is Copying My Style”

Singer and Real Madrid fan Enrique Iglesias said here Thursday that he admires the Blancos' star striker Cristiano Ronaldo, who he claimed in a joking tone is copying his style. continue reading »

Latin Superstars Daddy Yankee, Prince Royce to Perform in Madrid

Latin Superstars Daddy Yankee, Prince Royce to Perform in Madrid

Puerto Rican reggaeton star Daddy Yankee and Dominican singer Prince Royce will infuse with Latino energy a concert on June 17 at Vistalegre Palace in Madrid, the organizers said. continue reading »

Real Madrid Signs 5-Year Shirt Sponsor Deal With Emirates

Real Madrid Signs 5-Year Shirt Sponsor Deal With Emirates

Real Madrid signed a five-year jersey sponsorship deal Thursday with Dubai-based Emirates airline that is reportedly worth up to 30 million euros ($39 million) per season. continue reading »

SPAIN: Man Breaks into Psychic’s Home After Love Spell Fails

SPAIN: Man Breaks into Psychic’s Home After Love Spell Fails

A man in Spain was arrested last week for allegedly breaking into the home of a psychic whose love spell failed to work. According to police in Magellon, Spain, Jose Laparra, 46, continue reading »

Bon Jovi  Offers Discount Tickets, Waives Performance Fee for Spanish Fans

Bon Jovi Offers Discount Tickets, Waives Performance Fee for Spanish Fans

Rock group Bon Jovi and its founder Jon Bon Jovi are thanking their devoted Spanish fans in the best way possible – offering half-priced tickets for their upcoming June performance. continue reading »

Spain Has Until 2016 to Correct Deficit, Says European Commission

Spain Has Until 2016 to Correct Deficit, Says European Commission

The European Commission confirmed Wednesday that it was recommending Spain be given two additional years to correct its deficit and additional flexibility for dealing with the situation in each individual year based on the targets set by Madrid. continue reading »