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  • WFP runs feeding programs for refugees in Algeria
    Spain helps feed refugees in Algeria
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said today its refugee feeding program in Algeria has gotten a boost from Spain. Around EUR 1.5 million from the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) will provide wheat flour,...
  • President Artur Mas
    Non-binding secession vote to go forward in Catalonia
    Catalonia will move forward with a secession vote in November, despite the Spanish government’s rendering the vote nonbinding. Catalan President Artur Mas spoke Tuesday in a news conference, saying that the people deserve to have their...
  • Dogs don't want Ebola
    Ebola and the dog - to kill or not to kill
    There has been a sad story ongoing in Spain and around the world about Maria Teresa Romero Ramos whose dog, Excalibur, was euthanized because his owner who is a nurse, caught Ebola. The protests in Spain went on for days, but the dog was finally...
  • Dwarf stripper
    Dwarf stripper impregnates bride-to-be at her bachelorette party
    A Spanish woman had to confess to cheating on her husband with a dwarf stripper after she became pregnant at her bachelorette party and gave birth to a baby with dwarfism.The woman, from Valencia, Spain, initially convinced her husband that she...
  • Excalibur the dog euthanized because owner has Ebola
    Excalibur the dog euthanized: Caution kill of Ebola patient's dog fuels scare
    Another horrendous side effect emerges from the Ebola scare being felt around the globe as an innocent dog is killed because its owner contracted Ebola. It happened in Spain today after pleas from animal rights activist groups and the dog’s...
  • Excalibur the dog set to be put down by Spanish government due to ebola concerns
    Excalibur the dog set to be put down by Spanish government due to ebola concerns
    Update:Unfortunately, the show of support for Excalibur came a little too late. We've just gotten word that the dog was put down by authorities a little while ago. Our thoughts are with Excalibur's family and the thousands of supporters...
  • Obama Administration to consider augmenting airport screening for Ebola virus
    Obama Administration to consider four airports in new Ebola screening efforts
    The Obama Administration is currently talking about attempts to augment the screening efforts of passengers traveling from affected areas with the worst epidemic of Ebola in history. NBC News reported today that only four airports are included in...
  • This Spanish dog to be put to death because owner has Ebola
    Ebola dog to be put to death
    The mixed breed dog belonging to a Spanish nurse who has Ebola is to be killed against her wishes. The Spanish government has obtained a court order to kill the dog, named Excalibur, in the latest outbreak of Ebola hysteria. A campaign against...
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    Spain's Lyttle and Torrens ends China's run at FIBA World Championships
    Leading the FIBA World Championships in scoring, Sancho Lyttle recorded her most of the tournament so far, with 24 in Spain’s 71-55 win over China in Friday’s quarterfinal at Istanbul.The defending bronze medalist Spanish will now face...
  • Queen of Spain pays royal visit to tout dual-language program at NYC school
    Queen of Spain pays royal visit to tout dual-language program at NYC school
    Dozens of eager youngsters gave a royal welcome Monday to Queen Letizia of Spain, who showed up at their Manhattan elementary school to induct four New York schools into an international dual-language partnership program.Her Majesty and New York...
  • Catalonia independence referendum
    Catalonia calls for independence referendum despite Madrid's objections
    Scotland’s independence referendum failed, but it has caused the idea to gain support in Catalonia. The easternmost region of Spain announced on Sunday they will call for a vote on independence despite the objections from parliament in...
  • Goya, Picasso, Dali, El Greco exhibits across U.S. open this fall
    Goya, Picasso, Dali, El Greco exhibits across U.S. open this fall
    Four of Spain's greatest artists, Goya, Picasso, Dali, and El Greco -- for the 400th anniversary of his death -- will be honored across the United States this fall, as the Embassy of Spain launches its 2014-2015 cultural season.GoyaFrancisco...
  • Spain continues to look good, pounds Senegal 89-55 to set up matchup vs. France
    Spain continues to look good, pounds Senegal 89-55 to set up matchup vs. France
    Pau Gasol scored 17 points to go with five rebounds and three blocks as Spain spanks surprising Senegal 89-55 on Sept. 6. Spain (6-0) meets France in the quarterfinals of the 2014 FIBA World Cup.Spain involved Gasol early in the game, going to him...
  • Cave of El Castillo
    Cave of El Castillo
    To truly appreciate the antiquity of Spanish culture, one must start at the beginning. So where is a good place to start?The answer can be found in twenty eight kilometers west of Santander, near the small town of Puente Viesgo, nestled in a...
  • Windstar Cruises and SAVEUR team up to offer global dining tips
    Windstar Cruises and SAVEUR team up to offer global dining tips
    Attention global-trotting foodies: Here’s your chance to get free tips on the absolutely best places to indulge your palate at 20 top destinations around the globe. It’s just been published by the folks at SAVEUR magazine and the...