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Spanish Railway Opertor Eusko Tren Looking into Investments in Uruguay

Spanish Railway Opertor Eusko Tren Looking into Investments in Uruguay

Spanish railway operator Eusko Tren has confirmed its interest in investing in Uruguay and presented a plan to Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, the press reported Sunday, citing company executives. continue reading »

Kidnapped Spaniards Found Safe in Mexico

Kidnapped Spaniards Found Safe in Mexico

Mexican authorities have found alive two Spanish cousins who disappeared six days ago in the western state of Michoacan, the possible victims of a kidnaping, officials told Efe on Sunday. continue reading »

Spanish Firm Looks to Invest in Uruguayan Rail Network

Spanish Firm Looks to Invest in Uruguayan Rail Network

Spanish railway operator Eusko Tren has confirmed its interest in investing in Uruguay and presented a plan to Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, the press reported Sunday, citing company executives. continue reading »

Brazilian Government OKs Power Line Run by Spanish Firm

Brazilian Government OKs Power Line Run by Spanish Firm

Brazil's environmental protection agency said it has granted Spanish company Isolux Energia a license to operate a power transmission line between the southeastern states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. continue reading »

EU Questions Google’s Dominance of Web Searches

EU Questions Google’s Dominance of Web Searches

European Union antitrust regulators have accused Google of diverting web traffic from its competitors. According to Businessweek, the EU has asked that Google submit concessions to settle what it calls an ‘antitrust probe’. continue reading »

Spanish Prince Opens 2013 Handball World Championship in Madrid

Spanish Prince Opens 2013 Handball World Championship in Madrid

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe presided Friday over the inauguration of the 2013 Men's Handball World Championship in Madrid. Felipe, honorary chairman of the organizing committee, watched the first days' events on Friday from the official box, together with Spanish Olympic Committee President Alejandro Blanco and others, as Spain debuted against Algeria. continue reading »

Spanish Firms Less Innovative than European Counterparts

Spanish Firms Less Innovative than European Counterparts

Within the European Union, Spanish firms are among the least involved in innovation cooperation with institutions or companies based elsewhere in the region, the EU's statistics agency said Friday. continue reading »

Spain Lightens Prison Sentence for Angel Carromero

Spain Lightens Prison Sentence for Angel Carromero

Angel Carromero, who was sent home to Spain from Cuba to serve the rest of a four-year sentence for vehicular manslaughter on the island, walked out of a prison here Friday after authorities agreed to grant him open-regime status. continue reading »

Spanish Police Stop E-mail Scam Ring That Stole $1.3Million

Spanish Police Stop E-mail Scam Ring That Stole $1.3Million

Spanish police arrested here five members of a ring that allegedly used e-mail scams to defraud unsuspecting foreigners out of more than 1 million euros ($1.3 million). continue reading »

Barca Crushes Cordoba (5-0) en Route to Copa Quarterfinals

Barca Crushes Cordoba (5-0) en Route to Copa Quarterfinals

Usually left out of the starting 11 in recent weeks, David Villa made a statement here Thursday, scoring twice to lead FC Barcelona to a 5-0 rout of Cordoba and set up a meeting with Malaga in the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey. continue reading »

Bomb Blast Kills Spanish Soldier in Afghanistan

Bomb Blast Kills Spanish Soldier in Afghanistan

A Spanish soldier died Friday in a bomb blast in Afghanistan, Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said. continue reading »

Spanish PM Rajoy Announces Spanish-Algerian Business Summit for March

Spanish PM Rajoy Announces Spanish-Algerian Business Summit for March

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Thursday that business leaders from his country and Algeria will gather here in March for a summit to explore investment opportunities. continue reading »

Spain’s FC Barcelona Once Again Named Soccer Club of the Year

Spain’s FC Barcelona Once Again Named Soccer Club of the Year

Spain's FC Barcelona has once again been named soccer club of the year by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics, or IFFHS. continue reading »

5 Match Suspension for Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos

5 Match Suspension for Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos

Spain's soccer federation imposed a five-match suspension Thursday on Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos in the wake of his ejection from a Copa del Rey clash against Celta. Besides the automatic one-game suspension for the expulsion, the defender will miss four other matches because of his abusive comments toward the officials at Wednesday's game in Madrid, the federation said. continue reading »

Lakers Lose 5th Consecutive  - Gasol, Howard Still Out as Team Loses to Spurs

Lakers Lose 5th Consecutive - Gasol, Howard Still Out as Team Loses to Spurs

The Los Angeles Lakers' downward spiral continued against the well-oiled San Antonio Spurs, who held off a late rally by the visiting team for a 108-105 victory. continue reading »