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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 PiƱera 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 »

Spain Doubles Team, Marc Lopez and Marcel Granollers, Out of Aussie Open

Spain Doubles Team, Marc Lopez and Marcel Granollers, Out of Aussie Open

The Spanish doubles team of Marc Lopez and Marcel Granollers has been bounced out of the Australian Open, falling in the semifinals to unseeded Dutchmen Robin Haase and Igor Sijsling 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday. continue reading »

Spain Extends Unemployment Benefits for Long-Term Jobless

Spain Extends Unemployment Benefits for Long-Term Jobless

Spain's conservative government on Friday approved an extension of a financial aid program for unemployed people whose eligibility for standard jobless benefits has expired and who lack income to pay their bills. continue reading »

Injured Real Madrid Goalie Iker Casillas to Miss 6-8 Weeks

Injured Real Madrid Goalie Iker Casillas to Miss 6-8 Weeks

Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas will miss between six and eight weeks due to a hand injury, sources close to the Spanish international told Efe Thursday. continue reading »

King of Spain Journalism Prize Winners Announced

King of Spain Journalism Prize Winners Announced

The recipients of the 30th edition of the King of Spain Journalism Prizes were announced here Thursday by a jury that praised the "excellent quality" of the 242 pieces submitted for consideration. continue reading »