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Messi: I Don’t Care About My Records, It’s About Team Wins

Messi: I Don’t Care About My Records, It’s About Team Wins

FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi said in an interview published over the weekend that he did not care about records and only wanted to help his club and the Argentine national team win. continue reading »

Madrid Fusion Culinary Fair Draws Thousands

Madrid Fusion Culinary Fair Draws Thousands

The 2013 Madrid Fusion fair drew more than 10,000 visitors, 600 accredited media outlets, 190 chefs and assistants, 500 participants and 100 exhibitors to this "atypical" show, its director, Lourdes Plana, told Efe. continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy Advocates for Economic Growth with Latin America

Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy Advocates for Economic Growth with Latin America

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told leaders attending a summit here Sunday that countries should deal with the financial crisis by taking measures appropriate for their economic situation, Spanish officials said. continue reading »

El Pais Has Not Apologized to Venezuela for False Photo of Hugo Chavez

El Pais Has Not Apologized to Venezuela for False Photo of Hugo Chavez

The incident involving the posting by the Spanish daily El Pais on its Web site of a photo of a man with breathing tubes wrongly identified as ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez "has not been overcome" because the newspaper has not apologized to the head of state or people of the South American country, Venezuelan Communications Minister Ernesto Villegas said. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Discover Argentine’s Body Off of Ibiza

Spanish Authorities Discover Argentine’s Body Off of Ibiza

The body of a 27-year-old Argentine man was recovered off the Spanish Mediterranean island of Ibiza after a boater called authorities, the Civil Guard said Sunday. continue reading »

Cuban President Raul Castro, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy Meet in Chile

Cuban President Raul Castro, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy Meet in Chile

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Cuban President Raul Castro met for the first time at the CELAC-EU summit in Chile, Spanish officials said. continue reading »

Real Madrid’s New Goalkeeper Diego Lopez to Begin Sunday

Real Madrid’s New Goalkeeper Diego Lopez to Begin Sunday

Newly signed Real Madrid goalkeeper Diego Lopez, who still has not trained with his new teammates, has been inserted in the starting line-up by manager Jose Mourinho for Sunday's Spanish-league match against Getafe. continue reading »

Shakira Rests in Hospital, Anxious to Bring Baby Milan Home

Shakira Rests in Hospital, Anxious to Bring Baby Milan Home

Colombian singer Shakira will spend at least one more night in the Barcelona clinic where she is recovering from the birth of her first child, Milan, while waiting to take her baby home, according to the medical center. continue reading »

Real Madrid Signs Goalkeeper Diego Lopez Following Casillas Injury

Real Madrid Signs Goalkeeper Diego Lopez Following Casillas Injury

Real Madrid moved quickly on Friday to secure an extra goalkeeper in light of the hand injury that will sideline veteran Blancos netminder and captain Iker Casillas for up to 12 weeks. continue reading »

PM Rajoy Expresses Optimism About Spanish Economy During Trip to Chile

PM Rajoy Expresses Optimism About Spanish Economy During Trip to Chile

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was warmly praised here Friday by Chilean President Sebastian Piñera in a visit that gave the Spaniard the chance to offer a message of optimism about his nation's economy. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Arrest 4 Suspected Russian Mafia Members

Spanish Authorities Arrest 4 Suspected Russian Mafia Members

Four suspected Russian mafia members, including reputed boss Andrei Petrov, have been arrested in the northeastern Spanish town of Lloret de Mar, sources involved in the investigation said Friday. continue reading »

Florida Set to Celebrate 500th Anniversary of Spain’s Arrival

Florida Set to Celebrate 500th Anniversary of Spain’s Arrival

Florida has launched an ambitious program of more than 200 events this year to commemorate the 500th anniversary of its discovery by Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon. continue reading »

Spain’s Crown Prince to Serve as Honorary Pres. of Madrid 2020 Summer Olympics Bid

Spain’s Crown Prince to Serve as Honorary Pres. of Madrid 2020 Summer Olympics Bid

Spain's Crown Prince Felipe has agreed to serve as honorary president of Madrid's bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics, the Royal Palace said Thursday. The Spanish capital is submitting its thir continue reading »

FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid Join Real Madrid, Sevilla in Copa del Rey Semis

FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid Join Real Madrid, Sevilla in Copa del Rey Semis

Apparently unbothered by the absence of injured star Radamel Falcao, Atletico Madrid was dominant here Thursday in a 1-1 draw with Real Betis, advancing to the Copa del Rey semifinals by 3-1 on aggregate. continue reading »

False Photo of Venezuelan President Chavez Taken Down by Spanish News

False Photo of Venezuelan President Chavez Taken Down by Spanish News

Spain's highest-circulation daily has removed from its Web site and the front page of its Thursday print edition a photo of a man with breathing tubes whom it had wrongly identified continue reading »