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Arsenal Manager Says Barça Won’t Discuss Selling David Villa

Arsenal Manager Says Barça Won’t Discuss Selling David Villa

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Tuesday that FC Barcelona has rejected the Gunners' overture for an accord that would send forward David Villa to London. continue reading »

Spanish Hotels See Great Opportunity in Latin America

Spanish Hotels See Great Opportunity in Latin America

Spanish hoteliers, who have enjoyed a significant presence in Latin America for decades, see in Brazil, Chile and Colombia the best growth potential in a region that is already home to some 700 Spanish-owned hotels. continue reading »

State-Supported Cervantes Institute Sees Belting Tightening in 2013

State-Supported Cervantes Institute Sees Belting Tightening in 2013

The commemoration of the anniversary of the discoveries of the Pacific Ocean and Florida and the Year of Spain in Japan are some of the activities scheduled by the Cervantes Institute for 2013, a year that will be marked by austerity. continue reading »

SPAIN: Young Designers Making Porcelain the New Jewel in Fashion

SPAIN: Young Designers Making Porcelain the New Jewel in Fashion

From figurines crowding grandma's shelves to spectacular necklaces. Such is the evolution porcelain is undergoing thanks to the emergence of young designers who are turning it into jewelry. continue reading »

Spanish Model River Viiperi Brings Girlfriend Paris Hilton to Barcelona

Spanish Model River Viiperi Brings Girlfriend Paris Hilton to Barcelona

Celebrity Paris Hilton is currently accompanying her boyfriend, Spanish model River Viiperi, as he takes to the runway to show off designer collections at 080 Barcelona Fashion. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias, Jose Feliciano Amongst Those to be Inducted into Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

Julio Iglesias, Jose Feliciano Amongst Those to be Inducted into Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

Spaniards Julio Iglesias and Manuel Alejandro, Mexicans Jose Angel Espinoza "Ferrusquilla" and Armando Manzanero, Puerto Rican Jose Feliciano and Cuba's Concha Valdez Miranda are the first artists to be inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame. continue reading »

Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo to Design Underwear for JBS

Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo to Design Underwear for JBS

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo will design a line of men's underwear for the Danish firm JBS Textile Group, the company said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spanish Center Marc Gasol Has Best Game in this Memphis Grizzlies Season

Spanish Center Marc Gasol Has Best Game in this Memphis Grizzlies Season

Spanish center Marc Gasol had the hot hand in the Memphis Grizzlies 103-100 win over the Philadelphia 76ers, scoring 27 points. continue reading »

Barca Midfielder Xavi Hernandez Gets Contract Extension Until June 2016

Barca Midfielder Xavi Hernandez Gets Contract Extension Until June 2016

Midfielder Xavi Hernandez has signed a contract extension that will keep him with FC Barcelona through June 2016, the club said Monday. continue reading »

Madrid’s Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum Opening 19th-Century Art Exhibit

Madrid’s Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum Opening 19th-Century Art Exhibit

Madrid's Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum is opening a new exhibition, "Impressionism and Open-air Painting. From Corot to Van Gogh," on Feb. 5 that looks at the role that painting outdoors played in continue reading »

Picasso Art Thief Nabbed in Europe

Picasso Art Thief Nabbed in Europe

A suspected smuggler who tried to enter Ukraine from neighboring Poland was arrested by border guards when they found he was carrying five paintings and an etching supposedly signed by Spanish master Pablo Picasso, officials said Monday. continue reading »

Messi: I Don’t Care About My Records, It’s About Team Wins

Messi: I Don’t Care About My Records, It’s About Team Wins

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi said in an interview published over the weekend that he did not care about records and only wanted to help his club and the Argentine national team win. continue reading »

Madrid Fusion Culinary Fair Draws Thousands

Madrid Fusion Culinary Fair Draws Thousands

The 2013 Madrid Fusion fair drew more than 10,000 visitors, 600 accredited media outlets, 190 chefs and assistants, 500 participants and 100 exhibitors to this "atypical" show, its director, Lourdes Plana, told Efe. continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy Advocates for Economic Growth with Latin America

Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy Advocates for Economic Growth with Latin America

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told leaders attending a summit here Sunday that countries should deal with the financial crisis by taking measures appropriate for their economic situation, Spanish officials said. continue reading »

El Pais Has Not Apologized to Venezuela for False Photo of Hugo Chavez

El Pais Has Not Apologized to Venezuela for False Photo of Hugo Chavez

The incident involving the posting by the Spanish daily El Pais on its Web site of a photo of a man with breathing tubes wrongly identified as ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez "has not been overcome" because the newspaper has not apologized to the head of state or people of the South American country, Venezuelan Communications Minister Ernesto Villegas said. continue reading »