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Spanish Adventurer Returns to Jet Ski Voyage After Minor Setback in The Bahamas

Spanish Adventurer Returns to Jet Ski Voyage After Minor Setback in The Bahamas

Spanish adventurer Alvaro de Marichalar is back on his jet ski attempting to emulate the voyage on which Juan Ponce de Leon discovered Florida 500 years ago, after briefly running aground on an island east of the Bahamas. continue reading »

Spain’s Ferrer Beats Haas, Advances to 1st Miami Final

Spain’s Ferrer Beats Haas, Advances to 1st Miami Final

Spain's David Ferrer rallied from a set down to overcome fellow ATP Tour veteran Tommy Haas 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Friday afternoon and book a spot in the final of the Sony Open in Miami. continue reading »

Good Friday Traditions Fill Spanish Streets

Good Friday Traditions Fill Spanish Streets

Strict religion mixes with art and cultural traditions in the streets of Spain on Good Friday, with thousands of faithful Catholics flocking to processions while just as many are continue reading »

Real Madrid’s Jose Mourinho Offers PSG Advice on How to Defeat Barcelona

Real Madrid’s Jose Mourinho Offers PSG Advice on How to Defeat Barcelona

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is advising Paris Saint-Germain on how to beat FC Barcelona in the clubs' upcoming Champions League quarterfinal clash, French sports daily L'Equipe suggested on Friday. continue reading »

Salvador Dalí Retrospectives in Paris are Museum’s Biggest Attraction Ever

Salvador Dalí Retrospectives in Paris are Museum’s Biggest Attraction Ever

The two big retrospectives devoted to Salvador Dali at the Pompidou Center in this capital have become the most-visited exhibits in the museum's history. continue reading »

Spanish Man On 5-Year Walk Around the Globe to Promote Environmental Awareness

Spanish Man On 5-Year Walk Around the Globe to Promote Environmental Awareness

A Spanish man recently began a walk around the world to "promote love and respect for the environment." On March 21, 32-year-old Ignacio Dean Mouliaa set off on what is expected to be a 5-year walk, dubbed the "Earth Wide Walk." continue reading »

Inflation Rate Falls to 2.4 Percent in Spain

Inflation Rate Falls to 2.4 Percent in Spain

Spain's year-on-year inflation rate fell by four-tenths of a percent to 2.4 percent in March, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Wednesday in its preliminary consumer price index for the month. continue reading »

Spain Posts $93 Billion Budget Deficit in 2012

Spain Posts $93 Billion Budget Deficit in 2012

Spain posted a budget deficit of 6.98 percent of the gross domestic product last year and not the 6.74 percent initially reported by the government, based on new Eurostat accounting standards for tax refunds, Secretary of State for the Budget Marta Fernandez Curras said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain: PM Rajoy Says Terrorist Group ETA Must Announce Dissolution

Spain: PM Rajoy Says Terrorist Group ETA Must Announce Dissolution

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy demanded the "definitive dissolution" of the Basque terrorist group ETA, which warned Tuesday that the expuls continue reading »

Ailing Barca Coach Tito Vilanova Returns to Spain after Cancer Treatment

Ailing Barca Coach Tito Vilanova Returns to Spain after Cancer Treatment

Ailing FC Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has returned to Spain after receiving treatment for his throat cancer in New York. No date has been set for his return to coaching. continue reading »

“Modest” Recovery Predicted for Spanish Economy in 2014

“Modest” Recovery Predicted for Spanish Economy in 2014

The economy will contract 1.5 percent this year and will experience a "modest" recovery in 2014, when the gross domestic product will expand by 0.60 percent, the Bank of Spain said Tuesday. continue reading »

Consultants Say Madrid Would be Ready for 2020 Olympics

Consultants Say Madrid Would be Ready for 2020 Olympics

Madrid in the year 2020 will be in better shape to organize the Olympic Games than it is now, according to a report by consulting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers. continue reading »

Authorities Arrest Colombian Narco Wanted in Spain

Authorities Arrest Colombian Narco Wanted in Spain

A suspected drug trafficker wanted by Spain was arrested in Pereira, a city in central Colombia, the National Police said. continue reading »

Spanish Cartoon Character Pocoyo to be Featured in U.S. Literacy Programs

Spanish Cartoon Character Pocoyo to be Featured in U.S. Literacy Programs

Popular Spanish cartoon character Pocoyo has been enlisted by the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network to be the leading character in a national literacy program for Spanish language dominant children. continue reading »

Spaniard Antonio Banderas Returns to Hometown of Malaga for Holy Week

Spaniard Antonio Banderas Returns to Hometown of Malaga for Holy Week

Antonio Banderas accompanied by his wife Melanie Griffith returned to his home town of Malaga in Spain to participate in Holy Week. The couple took part in the procession of the Jesus Cautivo part of the Virgin or Tears and Favors weekend. continue reading »