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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, IƱaki 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 »

EU Approves Stricter Controls on Meat in Light of Horsemeat Scandal

EU Approves Stricter Controls on Meat in Light of Horsemeat Scandal

The European Union on Friday approved tighter controls on beef within its member states to determine the extent to which horsemeat is being fraudulently labeled as beef and sold to consumers. continue reading »

Spanish Duo Estopa Say They’re “More Inspired Than Ever”

Spanish Duo Estopa Say They’re “More Inspired Than Ever”

The two brothers who make up the Spanish duo Estopa find themselves "more inspired than ever" to create and share music with the public. "Time gives you the power to assimilate what you're doing," continue reading »

More Than 1,200 Iberia Flight to Be Grounded During Planned Strike

More Than 1,200 Iberia Flight to Be Grounded During Planned Strike

Spanish airline Iberia announced that more than 1,200 flights will be grounded next week, when workers are scheduled to go on strike to protest a restructuring plan that includes 3,807 layoffs. continue reading »

Spain to Devote $4.67 Billion for Job Creation Over Next 4 Years

Spain to Devote $4.67 Billion for Job Creation Over Next 4 Years

Spain will devote 3.5 billion euros ($4.67 billion) over the next four years toward efforts to expand economic opportunities for young people and encourage self-employment, the government said Thursday. continue reading »

Bill Gates Discusses Difficulties of Education Investment in Spain

Bill Gates Discusses Difficulties of Education Investment in Spain

Spain "is a good country" that is "going through tough times" amid economic stagnation and a 26.1 percent unemployment rate, philanthropist Bill Gates said in an interview with Efe in Mexico. continue reading »

Major Anti-cybercrime Operation in Spain Results in 11 Arrests

Major Anti-cybercrime Operation in Spain Results in 11 Arrests

Police arrested 11 people, 10 of them in Spain, in the takedown of a network that intended to infect millions of computers in some 30 countries with a virus, continue reading »

Andrea Bocelli’s Spanish-Language Album Debuts at #1

Andrea Bocelli’s Spanish-Language Album Debuts at #1

International superstar Andrea Bocelli debuts #1 in sales in the United States and Puerto Rico with his long awaited Spanish language album. Filled with romance and beauty, "Pasion" is a lush collection of Mediterranean love songs featuring duets with global pop stars Jennifer Lopez, Nelly Furtado, continue reading »

Real Madrid Ties Manchester United During Champions League Match

Real Madrid Ties Manchester United During Champions League Match

Two of the titans of European soccer, Real Madrid and Manchester United, fought to a 1-1 tie here Wednesday in the first leg of their contest for a spot in the Champions League quarterfinals. continue reading »

Police Arrest 6 French Soccer Fans After Incidents at Match in Spain

Police Arrest 6 French Soccer Fans After Incidents at Match in Spain

Six French nationals who traveled to this Mediterranean city for Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League match with Valencia were arrested after incidents outside the stadium, Spanish police sources told Efe Wednesday. continue reading »

Bill to Stop Evictions Gets Top Priority in Spain

Bill to Stop Evictions Gets Top Priority in Spain

Spain's governing conservative Popular Party and main opposition Socialists agreed Wednesday to expedite a citizens' bill that would halt evictions of homeowners who are behind on their mortgage payments. continue reading »