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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 »

Sergio Garcia Makes Golf a Bit More Exciting with Tree Shot (VIDEO)

Sergio Garcia Makes Golf a Bit More Exciting with Tree Shot (VIDEO)

There's something you don't see every day. On Sunday, Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia (Fernandez), 33, hit a ball into a tree at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Wanting to avoid a 1-stroke penalty continue reading »

Spanish TV Series Looking to Expand to Larger International Market

Spanish TV Series Looking to Expand to Larger International Market

Classic Spanish television series like "Los Serrano," or current ones like "Gran Hotel" and "Cuentame" are seen across half the planet, but the country's fiction television producers want to make a qualitative leap with international coproduction seeking bigger budgets and new markets. continue reading »

Spain Celebrates Holy Week With Traditional Events

Spain Celebrates Holy Week With Traditional Events

The streets of Spanish cities and towns are celebrating Holy Week with a mixture of tradition and religious fervor that attracts domestic and international tourists to moving and spectacular processions, the Stations of the Cross, festivals and Passion Plays. continue reading »

Spain Ties with Finland At World Cup Qualifying Match

Spain Ties with Finland At World Cup Qualifying Match

Spain's national soccer squad finds itself in second place in its UEFA World Cup qualifying group after a disappointing 1-1 draw here Friday with Finland, which stunned the defending world champs with a counterattack goal in the 79th minute. continue reading »

Australian Police Dismantle Drug Ring with Spanish Ties

Australian Police Dismantle Drug Ring with Spanish Ties

Australian police dismantled a drug trafficking ring with ties to Spain and other European countries, while seizing 117 kilos (258 pounds) of MDMA, which is used to make ecstasy, authorities said Friday. continue reading »