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Spain: Recovery with Moral Disarray

Carlos Carnicero Urabayen | Posted 04.14.2014 | World
Carlos Carnicero Urabayen

Homesick for the city where I grew up, I am drawn back to Madrid from time to time for a brief weekend. I was pleased to notice more activity this time -- more people eating out, dancing and laughing. New shops have opened. Trendy restaurants are fully booked. No time for a siesta, it would seem. The cosmopolitan center of the capital of Spain may not be representative of the state of the nation, yet it was a lot quieter two years ago. Is the crisis over?

Pedro Almodóvar Says Spain Wants To Destroy Its Film Industry

Blogamole | Ikam Acosta | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

By Ikam Acosta One of España’s most famous filmmakers, Pedro Almodóvar, is saying the Spanish government wants to exterminate cinema in S...

Daniel Basteiro

Family Of Spanish Cameraman Killed In Iraq Hotel Attack Searching For Answers 10 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Basteiro | Posted 03.19.2013 | World

MADRID -- Ten years have gone by, and Javier Couso is still fighting what he calls the “lies” about the Iraq war that killed his brother, José Co...

The Roars of Reality

Montserrat Domínguez | Posted 12.04.2012 | World
Montserrat Domínguez

In the West Wing of the Moncloa someone must have spent the weekend wondering what went so wrong for reality to shatter a carefully designed plan to relaunch the battered Spanish trademark.