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El Salvador arrests 4 military officials over civil war Jesuit killings
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El Salvador arrests 4 military officials over civil war Jesuit killings

AFP - February 6, 2016

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Authorities in El Salvador have arrested four of 17 former military officials wanted by Spain over the killing of six Jesuit priests during…

3 tons of cocaine seized in major Spain drug bust
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Crime
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3 tons of cocaine seized in major Spain drug bust

AFP - January 5, 2016

MADRID, Spain – In a major drugs bust, Spanish police said Tuesday they had seized three tons of Colombian cocaine and arrested 12 suspected drug smugglers from Spain,…

Out with the old, say lots of Spanish voters
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Global
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Out with the old, say lots of Spanish voters

AFP - December 20, 2015

BARCELONA, Spain – As they voted on Sunday, many Spaniards let rip their anger with the two parties that have alternated power for decades -- casting their…

40 years after Franco’s death, Spanish families look for stolen babies
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Crime
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40 years after Franco’s death, Spanish families look for stolen babies

Michaela Cancela-Kieffer and Linh-Lan Dao | AFP - November 20, 2015

MADRID – Leonor remembers the long corridor of the Spanish maternity ward where she saw her newborn daughter disappear in 1964, taken away by a nurse, like it…

Costa Rica men’s football team set to take on former world champs Spain
Friendlies with benefits
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Friendlies with benefits
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Costa Rica men’s football team set to take on former world champs Spain

L. Arias - June 11, 2015

Costa Rica’s National Football Team, La Sele, on Thursday afternoon will face former World Champion Spain in a friendly match with the aim of improving their play following a defeat…

Spain finds apparent remains of Quixote writer Cervantes
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Arts and Culture
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Spain finds apparent remains of Quixote writer Cervantes

Anna Cuenca | AFP - March 17, 2015

MADRID, Spain — Spain said Tuesday it had unearthed the apparent remains of a literary giant, "Don Quixote" author Miguel de Cervantes, in a Madrid convent almost 400 years…

‘Happy Fashion’ – a famed designer’s way of life
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Happy Fashion’ – a famed designer’s way of life

Elizabeth Lang - March 14, 2015

See also: Popular festival returns to San José  The internationally renowned Spanish fashion designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada is visiting Costa Rica for the first time…

Drug scanners sit unused as drugs pass through Limón port
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Business
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Drug scanners sit unused as drugs pass through Limón port

Zach Dyer - December 30, 2014

As tons of cocaine pass through Costa Rica’s Caribbean ports undetected, the government is left paying the maintenance bills on X-ray scanners that sit collecting dust, unused,…

Art Walks
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National Museum exhibit celebrates 75 years of Spanish photojournalism

Robert Isenberg - November 3, 2014

[caption id="attachment_51009" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Courtesy The National Museum[/caption] A camera is a time machine. You snap a picture – you freeze a living moment – and then you…

Argentina seeks extradition from Spain of Franco-era ministers
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Argentina
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Argentina seeks extradition from Spain of Franco-era ministers

AFP - November 2, 2014

Also see our special publication "Pinochet's arrest remembered" BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – An Argentine judge has issued arrest and extradition warrants for two ex-ministers of Francisco Franco's…

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