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Spain’s Repsol to Reduce Its Environmental Efforts in Ecuadorian Amazon

Spain’s Repsol to Reduce Its Environmental Efforts in Ecuadorian Amazon

Spanish oil major Repsol said Wednesday it plans to invest around $9 million this year in environmental prevention and remediation at the two blocks in operates in the Ecuadorian Amazon, a 10 percent drop relative to 2012. continue reading »

Spanish Paleontologist Questions Beginnings of Modern Humans

Spanish Paleontologist Questions Beginnings of Modern Humans

Recent discoveries show that early humans were in Western Europe at least 1.4 million years ago and raise questions about the accepted view of how modern humans originated, a Spanish paleontologist said here. continue reading »

Spanish King Begins Rehabilitation Exercises After Surgery

Spanish King Begins Rehabilitation Exercises After Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos began rehabilitation exercises on Tuesday, while the operation for a herniated disc that he underwent last weekend continues to mend "in a positive way," doctors said Tuesday. continue reading »

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Real Madrid Beats Man U, Move on to Quarters

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Real Madrid Beats Man U, Move on to Quarters

Goals by Luka Modric and Cristiano Ronaldo gave Real Madrid a 2-1 win over Manchester United on Tuesday in the second leg of their Champions League knockout clash, allowing the Blancos to advance 3-2 on aggregate. continue reading »

Carlos Slim Tops Forbes Richest List Again, Spain’s Ortega Moves to 3rd

Carlos Slim Tops Forbes Richest List Again, Spain’s Ortega Moves to 3rd

Mexican mogul Carlos Slim topped the Forbes list of billionaires for the fourth year in a row, while Spanish clothing magnate Amancio Ortega vaulted ahead of U.S. inv continue reading »

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Said to be Doing Well After Surgery

Spain’s King Juan Carlos Said to be Doing Well After Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos was able to rest overnight after undergoing surgery for a herniated disc and is already out of intensive care, his doctors said Monday. The king was moved Monday to a room in the La Milagrosa continue reading »

Spanish Scientists Discovered New Species of Lizard that Might of Roamed Earth 125 Million Years Ago

Spanish Scientists Discovered New Species of Lizard that Might of Roamed Earth 125 Million Years Ago

Spanish scientists have found what they believe to be the remains of a new species of lizard that roamed the earth some 125 million years ago in the province of Burgos. The newly found species is almost five feet long and could of lived in water. continue reading »

Sotheby’s to Auction Dinner with Spain’s Famed Chef Adria

Sotheby’s to Auction Dinner with Spain’s Famed Chef Adria

Auction house Sotheby's will hold an auction on April 3 in Hong Kong and April 26 in New York, offering bidders the opportunity to win a dinner with legendary Spanish chef Ferran Adria and a collection of wines from his groundbreaking El Bulli continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Rafael Nadal Confirms he Will Play at BNP Paribas Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal confirmed that he plans to play in the hard-court tournament that begins on Monday in Indian Wells, California. The Spanish star said the event in the Southern California desert was one of his favorites. continue reading »

More Than 5 Million Unemployed in Spain, a Record

More Than 5 Million Unemployed in Spain, a Record

Some 5.04 million people were registered as unemployed in Spain in February, marking the first time joblessness hit this level, the Employment and Social Security Ministry said Monday. continue reading »

Twenty Sub-Saharan Migrants Arrive in Spain Illegally by Boat

Twenty Sub-Saharan Migrants Arrive in Spain Illegally by Boat

About 20 Sub-Saharan migrants, according to a preliminary count by the Civil Guard, arrived illegally Sunday in a "small boat" on a beach in the Spanish city of Melilla, on the North African coast. continue reading »

Spainish King Juan Carlos Undergoes Herniated Disc Surgery

Spainish King Juan Carlos Undergoes Herniated Disc Surgery

Spain's King Juan Carlos underwent surgery for a herniated disc at a Madrid hospital on Sunday, and Royal Household spokesmen said that the operation was successful. continue reading »

San Antonio Trying to Attract Spanish Investors

San Antonio Trying to Attract Spanish Investors

San Antonio, Texas, the seventh-largest city in the United States, wants to attract Spanish investment and the attention of Spain to its historic heritage, especially its Franciscan missions, a continue reading »

Nadal Beats Ferrer in Mexican Open Final

Nadal Beats Ferrer in Mexican Open Final

Spain's Rafael Nadal, the world No. 5, defeated countryman David Ferrer 6-0, 6-2 in the final of the Mexican Open. The 26-year-old Nadal, who has now won 52 titles in his career and two titles on the clay in Acapulco continue reading »

Parental Custody Battle Leads to Major Protest in Spain

Parental Custody Battle Leads to Major Protest in Spain

Hundreds of residents in Alboraya, a city in eastern Spain, took to the streets Sunday to prevent the Civil Guard from executing a court order to hand over a Spanish woman's three children to their Mexican father. continue reading »