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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 »

Spanish Woman Steals Money from Son’s Bar, Loses it Gambling

Spanish Woman Steals Money from Son’s Bar, Loses it Gambling

Police in Spain say a woman claiming her son's bar had been robbed actually stole the money herself. Investigators say the 56-year-old woman stole money from the bar located in Artana, continue reading »

Spanish Engineer Among Winners of European Inventor Award

Spanish Engineer Among Winners of European Inventor Award

Spanish engineer Jose Luis Lopez Gomez won Tuesday the European Inventor Award's first-ever Popular Prize for a system that allows trains to travel with more safety and comfort. continue reading »

Three-Time World Player Named Real Madrid New Sporting Director

Three-Time World Player Named Real Madrid New Sporting Director

Zinedine Zidane, a three-time World Player of the Year, is the new sporting director at Real Madrid and will have a major say in personnel decisions, club president Florentino Perez said. continue reading »

Brazil’s Neymar Now Officially Heading to FC Barcelona

Brazil’s Neymar Now Officially Heading to FC Barcelona

Brazilian striker Neymar made his move to FC Barcelona official on Monday, signing the papers for his transfer from Brazil's Santos FC to this year's Spanish champion. continue reading »

Rihanna Opens European Tour at BEC Arena in Barakaldo

Rihanna Opens European Tour at BEC Arena in Barakaldo

Rihanna awed and captivated a devoted audience at the BEC arena in the northern Spanish city of Barakaldo with a show that had fans dancing and singing along at what was the first European concert of her Diamonds World Tour. continue reading »

Mexican Cuisine Has A Strong Following in Madrid

Mexican Cuisine Has A Strong Following in Madrid

Mexican gastronomy has been weighed down for decades by the Tex-Mex style of cooking. So it came as a surprise for many here when its true authenticity was revealed, so much so that the restaurant with the second longest waiting list is Mexican - Punto MX - which opened in Madrid a year ago. continue reading »

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 »