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Spanish airline Evelop will offer flights to Costa Rica in 2020
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Spanish airline Evelop will offer flights to Costa Rica in 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 20, 2019

Spanish charter airline Evelop will offer flights between Madrid and Costa Rica starting in June 2020, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. Evelop will offer six…

First case of dengue spread by sex confirmed in Spain
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First case of dengue spread by sex confirmed in Spain

AFP and The Tico Times - November 8, 2019

Spanish health authorities confirmed Friday a case of a man spreading dengue through sex, a world first for a virus which until recently was thought to be…

Coming home? 132,000 descendants of Spain’s exiled Jews seek nationality
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Latin America
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Coming home? 132,000 descendants of Spain’s exiled Jews seek nationality

Alvaro Villalobos / AFP - October 4, 2019

More than 500 years ago, they faced a bleak choice: convert to Catholicism or be burned at the stake. The only other option was exile. For Jews…

Cocaine-stuffed pineapples shipped from Costa Rica to Europe
Drug trafficking
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Drug trafficking
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Cocaine-stuffed pineapples shipped from Costa Rica to Europe

AFP - August 28, 2018

Spanish police said Monday they have seized 67 kilograms of cocaine found inside dozens of hollowed-out pineapples at Madrid's main wholesale fruit and vegetable market. The drug-stuffed…

Keylor Navas, Real Madrid clinch La Liga title in Spain
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Keylor Navas, Real Madrid clinch La Liga title in Spain

L. Arias - May 22, 2017

Goalkeeper Keylor Navas became the first Costa Rican player to win a Spanish League championship following Real Madrid’s 2-0 victory against Malaga on Sunday. Real Madrid won…

President Solís meets with King Felipe VI in Spain
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Solís meets with King Felipe VI in Spain

L. Arias - May 9, 2017

President Luis Guillermo Solís began his first official visit to Spain on Monday and met with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and with King Felipe VI. Solís and First Lady Mercedes…

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