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Spain Helps Nicaragua Close the Biggest Garbage Dump in Latin America

Spain Helps Nicaragua Close the Biggest Garbage Dump in Latin America

Spain presented Tuesday to the city government of Managua the sealing off of the biggest garbage dump in Latin America, the flagship project of Spanish aid to Nicaragua. continue reading »

Lots of Surprises at FashionWeek Madrid

Lots of Surprises at FashionWeek Madrid

The creations of both young and veteran Spanish fashion designers on the second day of Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek Madrid are focusing on the female figure and classy urban garments. continue reading »

Messi Breaks More Records, Lands 300th Club Goal in Record Time (VIDEO)

Messi Breaks More Records, Lands 300th Club Goal in Record Time (VIDEO)

Lionel Messi is once again showing us why he's considered the best in the world. At just 25, the Argentine striker just hit 300 club goals with Barça in their continue reading »

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Porto Defeats Malago 1-0

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2013: Porto Defeats Malago 1-0

A goal in the 56th minute by midfielder Joao Moutinho was enough to give Porto a 1-0 win over visiting Malaga in the first leg of their confrontation in the Champions League knockout stage. continue reading »

Filmmaker Pedro Almodovar New Face of Galeries Lafayette Menswear

Filmmaker Pedro Almodovar New Face of Galeries Lafayette Menswear

Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar will be the new image of the celebrated Galeries Lafayette in its upcoming ad campaign for menswear, the company said here Monday. continue reading »

FashionWeek Madrid Launches

FashionWeek Madrid Launches

Aware that women want clothes that are long-lasting, versatile and very wearable, designers at the 57th Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek Madrid have unveiled apparel that is salable, restrained and coherent. continue reading »

First Day of Iberia Strike Results in Arrests

First Day of Iberia Strike Results in Arrests

The first day of a strike by employees of Spanish airline Iberia to protest a restructuring plan that includes 3,807 layoffs led to the arrest of five people at Madrid's Barajas International Airport. continue reading »

BRAZIL OPEN: Nadal Beats Argentine Nalbandian, Grabs Title

BRAZIL OPEN: Nadal Beats Argentine Nalbandian, Grabs Title

Spain's Rafael Nadal beat Argentina's David Nalbandian 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in the final of the Brazil Open, notching his first title on the comeback trail from a serious knee injury. continue reading »

Members of Italy’s Cosa Nostra Arrested in Spain

Members of Italy’s Cosa Nostra Arrested in Spain

Two suspected members of Italy's 'Ndrangheta organized crime group were arrested here Monday on drug and racketeering charges, Spanish police said. continue reading »

“Blancanieves” Sweeps Spain Goya Film Awards

“Blancanieves” Sweeps Spain Goya Film Awards

"Blancanieves," a silent movie shot in black-and-white, took Best Film honors at the Goya awards, Spain's equivalent to the Oscars. continue reading »

Orbest Airlines’s Bankruptcy Protection Filling Will Not Affect Travelers

Orbest Airlines’s Bankruptcy Protection Filling Will Not Affect Travelers

Flights operated by Orbest airlines are normal and Spanish tourists in Mexico and the Dominican Republic are returning home as scheduled, Spanish tour operator Orizonia, which sought bankruptcy protection last week, said Sunday. continue reading »

Suspect Claims Spanish Royal Family Knew of Noos Institute Corruption

Suspect Claims Spanish Royal Family Knew of Noos Institute Corruption

Diego Torres, the defendant in a corruption case together with his ex-partner, Iñaki Urdangarin, son-in-law of Spain's king, said Saturday before a judge that the Spanish Royal Household and the second daughter of the monarch knew all about the operations of the Noos Institute, the focus of the investigation. continue reading »

World Press Photo Award Winners Announced

World Press Photo Award Winners Announced

Swede Paul Hansen was announced Friday as the winner of the World Press Photo of the Year 2012 prize for a shot portraying the desperation of a group of Palestinian men during a funeral procession in Gaza. continue reading »

Spanish Copla Singer Marife de Triana Dies, Age 76

Spanish Copla Singer Marife de Triana Dies, Age 76

Spanish copla singer Marife de Triana died early Saturday in the southern province of Andalusia, according to government officials in the Mediterranean town of Torremolinos where she lived. She was 76. continue reading »

Cervantes Institute Partners With Mexican University to Promote Spanish in U.S.

Cervantes Institute Partners With Mexican University to Promote Spanish in U.S.

Spain's Cervantes Institute and Mexico's largest university held talks here Friday on an accord to collaborate in promoting the Spanish language and Ibero-American culture in the United States. continue reading »