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Spanish Royal Family Joins YouTube Community

Spanish Royal Family Joins YouTube Community

Images of the official activities of Spain's King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, as well as Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia, can now be viewed on YouTube. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal WILL Play in 2013 Barcelona Open

Rafael Nadal WILL Play in 2013 Barcelona Open

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who has been sidelined with a knee injury since last summer, will play in the Barcelona Open, which will take place April 20-28, 2013, in the northeastern Spanish city, organizers said Thursday. continue reading »

Brand Spain Shares Spanish Culture with the World

Brand Spain Shares Spanish Culture with the World

The high commissioner for Brand Spain presented on Thursday a Web site that aims to show the best of the Iberian nation in every aspect of life. continue reading »

Spain’s Air Europa Expands Service to Havana, Cuba

Spain’s Air Europa Expands Service to Havana, Cuba

Spanish airline Air Europa said Thursday it will add three new weekly round-trip flights between Madrid and Havana starting April 1. The announcement comes two weeks after another Spanish airline continue reading »

Spanish Woman Responsible for Botched Fresco of Christ Sells Other Works on eBay

Spanish Woman Responsible for Botched Fresco of Christ Sells Other Works on eBay

The elderly Spanish amateur artist who made news worldwide for the failed restoration of a Christ painting is now selling other works on eBay. The botched restoration of an oil painting titled "Ecce Homo" ("Behold the Man") continue reading »

Real Madrid, Barcelona Learn Their Opponents for Knockout Phase

Real Madrid, Barcelona Learn Their Opponents for Knockout Phase

FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Valencia and Malaga will square off against AC Milan, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Porto, respectively, in the Champions League round of 16, whose draw was held on Thursday at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. continue reading »

Spain’s Looking to Brew Estrella Galicia Beer in Brazil

Spain’s Looking to Brew Estrella Galicia Beer in Brazil

Brewer Hijos de Rivera is studying the possibility of producing its Estrella Galicia beer in Brazil, a move that would mark the first time that the beverage is made outside the firm's brewery in the northwestern Spanish city of La Coruña, executives said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain’s Birth Rate Declines While Number of Deaths Rises

Spain’s Birth Rate Declines While Number of Deaths Rises

The number of children born in Spain fell once again between January and June of this year, a period during which 223,853 children were born, 2.7 percent fewer than during the first half of 2011, according to official figures released Wednesday. continue reading »

Spanish Man Gives Out Lotto Tickets in Unemployment Line

Spanish Man Gives Out Lotto Tickets in Unemployment Line

A man in Spain gave those in various town’s unemployment lines a very special gift recently. Spending nearly $2,000, 60-year-old Bartolome Florido handed out 333 lottery tickets after seeing the continue reading »

Iberia Eliminates Havana-Madrid Route, Businessmen Plead to Reverse Decision

Iberia Eliminates Havana-Madrid Route, Businessmen Plead to Reverse Decision

The association representing the more than 360 Spanish firms with operations in Cuba asked Iberia airline and Spain's government Tuesday for the carrier to reverse its decision to eliminate service between Havana and Madrid. continue reading »

Messi Will Stay with FC Barcelona Through June 2018

Messi Will Stay with FC Barcelona Through June 2018

Soccer star Lionel Messi has agreed to a new contract with FC Barcelona, and it will keep him with Barca through June 2018. The 25-year-old from Argentina has proven time and t continue reading »

Lionel Messi Working with UN Children’s Fund to Help End Infant Mortality

Lionel Messi Working with UN Children’s Fund to Help End Infant Mortality

Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi, holder of the new record for most goals in a calendar year, called on Monday for action to end infant mortality. continue reading »

Argentina’s Eduardo Relero Creates Amazing Optical Illusions

Argentina’s Eduardo Relero Creates Amazing Optical Illusions

Often spending as long as two weeks on a piece, Argentinian street artist Eduardo Relero is the artist behind some of the most amazing large-scale optical illusions. continue reading »

Expert:  Spain Has ‘Very Solid’ and ‘Respected’ Image Abroad

Expert:  Spain Has ‘Very Solid’ and ‘Respected’ Image Abroad

Spain's image abroad is "very solid" and "respected," with the negative effects of the economic crisis being just a temporary factor that will not affect the country's permanent value, Brand Spain High Commissioner Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros said. continue reading »

Three Arrested in Panama for Murder of Two Spanish Businessmen

Three Arrested in Panama for Murder of Two Spanish Businessmen

Three people are in custody in connection with the murder of two Spanish businessmen in Panama, diplomatic sources here told Efe Friday. continue reading »