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Alexis Tsipras Warns of Default in Letter to IMF

Alexis Tsipras Warns of Default in Letter to IMF

It has been released that prior to Greece’s May 13 International Monetary Fund (IMF) payment, Alexis Tsipras wrote a letter warning of the possibility of default. The recipient of the letter was IMF prime minister Christine Lagarde who shared the contents of the letter in a closed-door meeting Thursday. The message Tsipras was sending was […]

Fiesta Noche del Rio May 15-August 15

Fiesta Noche del Rio May 15-August 15

Fiesta Noche del Rio is every Friday and Saturday night from May 15 through August 15. Enjoy the music and dancing of Spain, Mexico, Texas and Argentina. Over one million people from around the globe have enjoyed the outdoor summer performances since 1957. Opening night is Friday, May 15 at 8:30 p.m. Then every Friday […]

NATO Training Exercise Results in 10 Dead [Video]

NATO Training Exercise Results in 10 Dead [Video]

During a NATO flight exercise Monday, a Greek F16 crashed into other parked aircraft resulting in 10 dead and about 21 injured. The crash occurred at 3:20 p.m. local time after taking off from Albacete, Spain, about 160 miles southwest from Madrid. Among the dead were two Greeks and eight French. Of the injured, 10 […]

Spain in Fluxus: A Visit to the Vostell Malpartida Museum [Video]

Spain in Fluxus: A Visit to the Vostell Malpartida Museum [Video]

Anyone seeking something unusual in the way of an art experience should visit the Vostell Malpartida Museum, close to Cáceres in the Extremadura region of Spain. Incorporating the Fluxus technique, using video and instrumentation art in a natural setting, German artist Wolf Vostell (1932-1998), has created a marvel. A brief explanation of the “Fluxus” movement […]

Lanzarote Art in Nature: A Visit to the César Manrique Foundation [Video]

Lanzarote Art in Nature: A Visit to the César Manrique Foundation [Video]

The César Manrique Foundation has set up a fascinating museum and art gallery on the island of Lanzarote which offers the possibility to visit an artistic home, quite literally embedded in nature. This beautifully designed building was the artist’s home and studio and is located in Taro de Tahiche on this Spanish island. The César […]

Catalonia Votes Informally on Independence From Spain

Catalonia Votes Informally on Independence From Spain

About two million citizens of Catalonia took part in an informal straw poll on Sunday to vote on the issue of independence. Despite the order to suspend the vote by the Constitutional Court of Spain, some 1.98 million Catalans turned out to vote on the two question poll. The regional government allowed the poll, insisting […]

Catalonia Independence Vote Blocked by Spanish High Court

Catalonia Independence Vote Blocked by Spanish High Court

In the latest roadblock to the independence movement in Catalonia, a  Spanish high court has blocked the region’s planned symbolic vote scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 9. This was the second time the court has moved to stop such a vote. Although preparations for Sunday’s informal vote have been elaborate, the unanimous court decision cast doubt […]

Biomedicine Scientists Dance to Raise Awareness and Funding [Video]

Biomedicine Scientists Dance to Raise Awareness and Funding [Video]

Scientists and biomedical researchers working at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) in Barcelona, Spain have recently starred in a fun music video, putting on the moves as they dance to raise awareness and funding. Working in the fields of research into cancer, metastasis, diabetes and Alzheimer’s, scientists and researchers, including the institute’s boss, […]

Game of Thrones: ‘Jaime Lannister’ Had to Pay to Enter Set in Seville

Game of Thrones: ‘Jaime Lannister’ Had to Pay to Enter Set in Seville

There has been a little controversy recently in Seville, Spain, where scenes from the upcoming fifth season of “Game of Thrones” are being filmed, as Jaime Lannister had to pay to get on set at the Alcázar Palace. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, the Danish hunky actor who plays Jaime Lannister, has now increased his already high popularity […]

Most Beautiful Beach in Galicia to See Restricted Visits [Video]

Most Beautiful Beach in Galicia to See Restricted Visits [Video]

Up in north western Spain in the Galicia region, “Praia as Catedrais” is a stunningly beautiful beach on the Cantabric coast, but due mainly to this sheer beauty, the beach is to see restricted visits in the future.  The beach is located close to Ribadeo  in the province of Lugo in green and lovely Galicia […]

Catalonia May Defy Spanish Constitution With Independence Vote

Catalonia May Defy Spanish Constitution With Independence Vote

One day after the people of Scotland voted against a referendum that would have made their country independent of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK), the parliament of the autonomous community of Catalonia in northeastern Spain overwhelmingly approved a measure to defy the Spanish constitution and give their president the power […]

Catalonia Independence Emboldened by Scotland Vote

Catalonia Independence Emboldened by Scotland Vote

The cause of independence in Catalonia was emboldened Thursday when, by an indisputable majority, Scotland decided to continue its 307-year union with what has bec0me the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK). Although the vote in Scotland rejected self-rule, regions and countries like Catalonia which are seeking their own independence received a […]

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