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Well-Known Spanish War Correspondent Manu Leguineche Dies, Age 72

Well-Known Spanish War Correspondent Manu Leguineche Dies, Age 72

Manuel "Manu" Leguineche, well-known war correspondent and teacher for several generations of reporters, died in the Spanish capital on Wednesday, Madrid Press Association president Carmen del Riego told Efe. He was 72. continue reading »

Terrorist Convicted of 2004 Bombings in Madrid to be Released

Terrorist Convicted of 2004 Bombings in Madrid to be Released

A Moroccan man sentenced to 10 years in prison as an accessory to the March 2004 train bombings in Madrid that left nearly 200 dead will be released on March 16, Spain's National Court ruled Wednesday. continue reading »

85 Masterpieces of Joan Miro Up For Auction in London

85 Masterpieces of Joan Miro Up For Auction in London

Christie's put on display 85 pieces by Joan Miro (1893-1983) ahead of an auction in London next month devoted to the Spanish surrealist. continue reading »

Spain’s Young Professionals Emigrating to Brazil

Spain’s Young Professionals Emigrating to Brazil

Fran came to Brazil from Seville in 2011 to complete his degree in computer engineering and, given the possibilities Rio de Janeiro offers, decided to stay. Like him, many other Spaniards have come to find opportunities in Brazil that their own country doesn't offer them. continue reading »

Spain’s Princess Cristina Asked to Appear in Court Earlier on Fraud Charges

Spain’s Princess Cristina Asked to Appear in Court Earlier on Fraud Charges

Princess Cristina, the younger of Spanish King Juan Carlos' two daughters, will appear in court Feb. 8 - a month earlier than originally planned - to answer questions about alleged tax fraud and money laundering, the judge hearing the case said Monday. continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister and Obama Meet Today

Spanish Prime Minister and Obama Meet Today

The meeting Monday between Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and U.S. President Barack Obama comes at a time of close cooperation between the two countries, which have a relationship stretching back 229 years. continue reading »

Spanish Princess to Appear in Court Over Corruption Charges

Spanish Princess to Appear in Court Over Corruption Charges

Princess Cristina, the younger of Spanish King Juan Carlos' two daughters, has decided to renounce her right to appeal and will testify over corruption charges, her attorneys said Saturday. continue reading »

Spanish Firm Remains Optimistic That Canal Solution Can Be Found

Spanish Firm Remains Optimistic That Canal Solution Can Be Found

Spanish construction giant Sacyr, which leads a consortium building a third set of locks for the Panama Canal, expressed optimism that a financing solution can be reached in talks with the waterway's administrators to keep the expansion project going. continue reading »

Spanish Economy to Grow 1 Percent in 2014, Says JPMorgan

Spanish Economy to Grow 1 Percent in 2014, Says JPMorgan

Spain's economy will grow 1 percent in 2014, JPMorgan said in a newly published report, citing recent "encouraging" results in industrial production, exports and consumer spending and confidence. continue reading »

Crown Prince Felipe Honors Indigenous Moviemakers

Crown Prince Felipe Honors Indigenous Moviemakers

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe awarded Friday the Bartolome de las Casas Prize to the CLACPI group of indigenous Latin American moviemakers and communicators. continue reading »

Flimsy Boat Carrying 50 Immigrants Intercepted by Spanish Authorities

Flimsy Boat Carrying 50 Immigrants Intercepted by Spanish Authorities

A team from Spain's Maritime Rescue service intercepted Tuesday in the Alboran Sea, off the coast of the southern town of Motril, a flimsy boat with some 50 Sub-Saharan immigrants aboard. The group included women and children. continue reading »

Messi to Play in Copa del Rey Match

Messi to Play in Copa del Rey Match

Argentine striker Lionel Messi, sidelined since Nov. 10 by a hamstring injury, will be in the lineup for FC Barcelona's Copa del Rey fixture with Getafe, the Catalan club said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spanish Royal Family Shocker: Princess Cristina Charged with Tax Fraud and Money Laundering

Spanish Royal Family Shocker: Princess Cristina Charged with Tax Fraud and Money Laundering

A Spanish judge on Tuesday summoned Princess Cristina, the younger of King Juan Carlos's two daughters, to appear for questioning on charges of tax fraud and money laundering. continue reading »

HISPANIC STANDOUT:  Neysa Bove Fashion Designer for Barbie Doll

HISPANIC STANDOUT:  Neysa Bove Fashion Designer for Barbie Doll

When Neysa Bove emigrated from Spain to the United States, she was a little girl with three Barbies in her suitcase, and today, as a professional fashion designer, she creates new wardrobes for the Mattel company's classic doll. continue reading »

Nationwide Celebrations in Spain for “Three Kings” Day

Nationwide Celebrations in Spain for “Three Kings” Day

Thousands of children on Sunday filled the streets of cities and towns around Spain to see the Three Kings parades including floats, costumed paraders, tons of candy and thousands of gifts of all sorts, a delightful yearly event enjoyed by kids of all ages as well as adults. continue reading »