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Luis Enrique, Former Barca Player is New Head Coach of Team

Luis Enrique, Former Barca Player is New Head Coach of Team

Luis Enrique, who scored 109 goals for FC Barcelona as a player, is returning to the organization as head coach, the club said Monday. continue reading »

500 Migrants Attempt Break-In to Spanish Enclave

500 Migrants Attempt Break-In to Spanish Enclave

Close to 500 sub-Saharan African migrants tried Saturday to break into this Spanish city in North Africa by climbing over the border fence at a point near the local Chinatown. continue reading »

FC Barcelona’s Puyol Retires from Professional Soccer

FC Barcelona’s Puyol Retires from Professional Soccer

Veteran defender and long-time team captain Carles Puyol said his goodbye to FC Barcelona on Thursday, signaling his retirement from professional soccer after a glittering career spent entirely with the Catalan club. continue reading »

American Explorer Hopes Spain, Haiti Will Cooperate on Santa Maria

American Explorer Hopes Spain, Haiti Will Cooperate on Santa Maria

The U.S. marine explorer who thinks he's found the wreckage of Christopher Columbus' flagship off the coast of Haiti said Wednesday he was confident that there would be cooperation between the Spanish and Haitian governments in excavating the remains of the sunken vessel that he says is the Santa Maria. continue reading »

Mexico’s President Set to Visit Spain Next Month

Mexico’s President Set to Visit Spain Next Month

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto plans to visit Spain June 9-10 in an effort to bolster political dialogue at the highest levels, trade and investment, Mexican diplomats told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »

Rafael Nadal Wins Madrid Open After Injured Nishikori Withdraws

Rafael Nadal Wins Madrid Open After Injured Nishikori Withdraws

Spain's Rafael Nadal won the Madrid tennis tourney for the fourth time on Sunday, when Japan's Kei Nishikori withdrew after suffering a back injury while trailing in the third set. continue reading »

Spanish Naval Ship Docks in New York

Spanish Naval Ship Docks in New York

The Spanish navy training ship Juan Sebastian de Elcano docked Saturday in the Port of New York, its last stopover before returning to Europe. continue reading »

Thousands Mourn Youths Killed in Spanish Bus Crash

Thousands Mourn Youths Killed in Spanish Bus Crash

Monterrubio de la Serena Sports Hall in western Spain was filled to capacity with some 1,000 people attending the funeral of five young soccer players killed in a bus crash this week, while thousands more followed the funeral Mass from outside. continue reading »

Spain to Interrogate 11 Rail Execs Over Deadly Train Accident

Spain to Interrogate 11 Rail Execs Over Deadly Train Accident

Eleven former executives of the Adif state-owned railway administrator have been called to testify as suspects in the July 2013 high-speed train crash in northwestern Spain that killed 79 people and left 150 others injured, judicial sources told Efe Friday. continue reading »

5 Young Soccer Players Killed in Bus Accident in Spain

5 Young Soccer Players Killed in Bus Accident in Spain

Five youth soccer players between the ages of 12 and 15 were killed when the bus they were riding in collided with a farm vehicle in western Spain. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Official Hopes to Lure Spanish Firms to the Island

Puerto Rican Official Hopes to Lure Spanish Firms to the Island

"Puerto Rico is the logical place for all Spanish firms that are looking in a very serious way at the opportunities that exist in the U.S. Hispanic community," the island's secretary of state said in San Juan on Thursday. continue reading »

Spain Predicts Greater Job Creation As Economy Recovers

Spain Predicts Greater Job Creation As Economy Recovers

Spain's industry, energy and tourism minister said here Wednesday he expects the rate of job creation in his country to pick up as the economic recovery takes hold. continue reading »

American Architect Frank Gehry Wins Prince of Asturias Award

American Architect Frank Gehry Wins Prince of Asturias Award

U.S. architect Frank Gehry was announced here Wednesday as the winner of Spain's 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts. The Canadian-born Gehry's signature structures include the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, and Prague's Nationale-Nederlanden building, known as the Dancing House. continue reading »

Antonio Bandaras on Hispanic Artists and Their Roles in Hollywood

Antonio Bandaras on Hispanic Artists and Their Roles in Hollywood

Spanish actor Antonio Banderas said here that he is proud to be a part of the generation of Hispanic artists who managed to open the doors of Hollywood and consolidate themselves in the movie mecca. Banderas, who was in Bogota to present his new ladies' fragrance, "Her Golden Secret," recalled at a press conference his early years in movies and gave details about his most recent film project," The 33," about the Chilean miners who were trapped in a collapsed mine for 70 days in 2010. continue reading »

Nadal’s Number One Ranking at Risk to Serbian Novak Djokovic at Madrid Masters

Nadal’s Number One Ranking at Risk to Serbian Novak Djokovic at Madrid Masters

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal got in an initial practice session Thursday ahead of next week's Madrid Masters, where Serbia's Novak Djokovic has an outside chance of wresting the No. 1 ranking away from the slumping Spaniard. continue reading »