Manizales, Colombia"s "city of open doors," has brought the curtain down on the 62nd edition of its traditional, Spanish-inspired fair, a festival held annually in January.
Carmen Franco Polo, the only daughter of dictator Gen. Francisco Franco who ruled Spain as head of state from 1936-1975 after leading a military uprising that caused a three-year civil war, has died at home in Madrid on Friday, members of her family said.
Spanish authorities announced that they would seek to prosecute Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and other separatist leaders for rebellion and sedition, crimes that could lead to 30 years in jail. Madrid has also called for regional elections on December 21 to end up with uncertainty and put Catalonia back on the "legal" track. While Pugidemont takes "refuge" in Belgium, his party, PdCAT, announced that it would run in regional elections.
Spain Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Friday he would dismantle the government of Catalonia and convened new regional elections, just hours after Catalan Parliament declared independence.
Through the secret ballot, the Catalan Parliament has approved the declaration of independence of Catalonia. The opposition parties have left the Chamber on the grounds that the proposed declaration of independence is unconstitutional. The Spanish state has threatened criminal charges against the Catalan president and his government.
Confusion continues to reign in the Catalonia-Spain conflict. After keeping the citizens in suspense all morning, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont announced Wednesday that he would delegate to the regional parliament the decision to declare independence or not in the face of Madrid's imminent use of Article 155, which will suspend the Catalan government and the autonomous powers of the separatist region to force the convocation of regional elections. Parliament is expected to announce its decision on Friday.
A Spanish National Court judge on Monday handed down pre-trial detention without bail for the leaders of the two main pro-independence civic platforms in Catalonia - ANC and Òmnium - for alleged sedition offenses.
The Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, said the Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, had sown “deliberate confusion” in his latest speech and gave him until Monday morning to respond. Pending that reply, Rajoy said he was initiating a request to invoke Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, which would allow Madrid to suspend the region’s administration.
Ten days after the controversial referendum, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont will address the region’s Parliament today, possibly to declare independence from Spain. France, among other European countries, said it would not recognize the independent state.
The Nobel laureates condemned the violence during illegal referendum of independence Oct. 1 in Catalonia and referred to the referendums held in Quebec and Scotland, regions where secession was voted against in 1995 and 2014 respectively, as examples of "mature democracies" and "freedom of expression".
Spain’s constitutional court has blocked a session of the Catalan Parliament a bid to stop the region’s lawmakers from declaring independence on Monday. Fearing economic turmoil, some Catalan companies announce they are moving headquarters out of Catalonia.
El líder catalán separatista catalán Carles Puigdemont acusó al Rey Felipe VI de alinearse con la política del gobierno central y de consentir la violenta actuación de la policía española en contra de la población que participó en el referéndum de independencia, que Madrid considera ilegal. Según Puigdemont, el Rey ha decepcionado a muchos catalanes y ha perdido la ocasión para pedir el diálogo.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont accused the King of Spain of endorsing the “catastrophic” policies of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy instead of offering dialogue with Catalan separatists.
Spain’s manager Julen Lopetegui is famous for focusing in one game at the time. He does not like to think too much about the future, especially having a contest tomorrow in Madrid against Italy that will decide Europe’s World Cup qualifying Group G.
In an exclusive video in Spanish, the Islamic State has sent a threat to Spanish territory, which has spread through social networks.
En un vídeo exclusivo en español, el Estado Islámico ha enviado una amenaza al territorio Español, que ha difundido a través de las redes sociales.
The Spanish authorities said that the attacks that killed at least 14 people in Barcelona and Cambrils appeared to be part of a terrorist cell’s extensive plot led by the imam of a the small mountain town of Ripoll. He may have died a day before the attacks when explosives that the group was manufacturing accidentally detonated.
President Trump condemned the attack in a Twitter post. “Be tough & strong, we love you!,” he wrote.
Six hours after a van killed 13 people and injured 100 in Las Ramblas,a popular seaside town 100 miles south of the Catalan capital was hit by second vehicle attack, leaving seven wounded.
During this Thursday’s afternoon a van railed against people who were walking one of the busiest streets of the touristic city.
The goal of the travel exhibition of comic strips is to make the world of comics an equalitarian space for men and women, while recovering the work of all the "superheroines" who have been overlooked or forgotten.
Antonio de Livier, Ingrid Ramos and Jose Ramon Castillo, believe it is necessary to educate the palate as a Mexican and to get to know the national traditions.
El poeta llegó a México con sus padres cuando tenía 15 años, tras la caída del ejército republicano en la guerra civil española. Considerado uno de los máximos exponentes de la poesía y el pensamiento mexicanos, Xirau fue, según su amigo Octavio Paz, "un puente entre América y Europa."
The Barcelona native was 15 when his family fled Spain for Mexico following the defeat of the Republican side in the 1936-1939 civil war. He was considered one of the most profound scholars of Mexican poetry.
A forum of experts in Mexico discusses the difficulties of national health care systems in Latin America to deal with cancer. Each year, cancer takes 80,000 lives in Mexico. An the number is expected to increase by 66 per cent by 2030.