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Spanish AG Sees Ground for Probe of Governing-party Finances

Spanish AG Sees Ground for Probe of Governing-party Finances

Spain's attorney general said Thursday there are grounds for further investigating allegations of under-the table payments to high-ranking members of the ruling conservative Popular Party. continue reading »

Latin America News: Mexico’s Telmex Faces $52 Million Fine for Monopolistic Practices

Latin America News: Mexico’s Telmex Faces $52 Million Fine for Monopolistic Practices

Fixed-line giant Telmex faces a fine of 657 million pesos (some $52 million) for monopolistic practices, Mexico's Federal Competition Commission, or CFC, said Thursday. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Signs Two-Year Contract Extension with Barca

Lionel Messi Signs Two-Year Contract Extension with Barca

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi signed a contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the Spanish-league powerhouse until June 30, 2018, the team said on its Web site. continue reading »

More than 4.5 Tons of Cocaine Seized by Authorities in Eastern Spain

More than 4.5 Tons of Cocaine Seized by Authorities in Eastern Spain

More than 4.5 tons of Colombian cocaine worth $327 million were seized in eastern Spain in the largest drug bust in the country since 2001, the Civil Guard said Wednesday. continue reading »

3-1: Spain Nabs Win Against Uruguay in Friendly

3-1: Spain Nabs Win Against Uruguay in Friendly

Spain's national team showed off its ball-hogging brilliance in its first match of 2013, getting two goals from Pedro in a 3-1 victory here Wednesday over reigning Copa America champion Uruguay in an international friendly. continue reading »

Antonio Banderas to Direct Wife in Upcoming Film Project

Antonio Banderas to Direct Wife in Upcoming Film Project

Spanish actor and director Antonio Banderas has cast his wife Melanie Griffith in a starring role in his upcoming film "Akil," which tells of the relationship between a American woman and an African migrant who reaches Spain in a small boat, Variety magazine reported. continue reading »

Latin America New: Spanish Investment in Region is “Secure”

Latin America New: Spanish Investment in Region is “Secure”

Spanish investment in Latin America "is secure" and is producing good results, Spain's secretary of state for International Cooperation and Ibero-America said here Wednesday. continue reading »

Spanish Rape Victims Bought Drugs from their Attackers Say Mexican Authorities

Spanish Rape Victims Bought Drugs from their Attackers Say Mexican Authorities

According to reports Mexican authorities are alleging the six Spanish tourists that were raped knew their attackers having purchased drugs from them in the days leading up to the attack. continue reading »

London Museum Displays Murillo Art Collection

London Museum Displays Murillo Art Collection

A collection of the works of Spanish artist Bartolome Esteban Murillo, who fascinated Britons in the 19th century, when his work first caught the eye of collectors, is on exhibit in London. continue reading »

Andrea Bocelli “Pasion” -Collection of LatAm Love Songs Featuring Duets with Jlo & Nelly Furtado

Andrea Bocelli “Pasion” -Collection of LatAm Love Songs Featuring Duets with Jlo & Nelly Furtado

Filled with romance and beauty, "Pasion" is a lush collection of Mediterranean love songs featuring duets with global pop stars Jennifer Lopez, Nelly Furtado, and the late Edith Piaf. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Have Line On Suspects Who Raped Spanish Tourists in Acapulco

Mexican Authorities Have Line On Suspects Who Raped Spanish Tourists in Acapulco

Authorities have "firm signs to find those responsible" for the rape of six Spanish tourists on the outskirts of the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, the attorney general of the southern Mexican state of Guerrero said Tuesday. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Shines in Doubles Play in Chile

Rafael Nadal Shines in Doubles Play in Chile

Spain's Rafael Nadal, who is making a comeback from a serious knee injury, teamed up with Argentina's Juan Mónaco to beat the Czech duo of Frantisek Cermak and Lukas Dlouhy 6-3, 6-2 in doubles at the ATP event in Viña del Mar, Chile. continue reading »

EFE President Says Journalism is “More Alive Than Ever”

EFE President Says Journalism is “More Alive Than Ever”

The profession of journalism "is more alive than ever or, at least, as alive as it ever was," the president of EFE, Spain's international news agency, Jose Antonio Vera, said during the inauguration in Ma continue reading »

7 Spanish Tourists Raped by Gunmen in Acapulco

7 Spanish Tourists Raped by Gunmen in Acapulco

Gunmen raped seven Spanish tourists on the outskirts of the Mexican Pacific resort city of Acapulco, an official in the prosecutor's office told Efe. continue reading »

Cervantes Institute Wants Spanish Language to Go Global

Cervantes Institute Wants Spanish Language to Go Global

The head of the Cervantes Institute, Victor Garcia de la Concha, defended here on Tuesday the need to cooperate with institutions inside and outside Spain to spread the Spanish language throughout the world. continue reading »