Spain, Morocco reopen land border crossings as ties improve
The land borders between Spain and Morocco at Spain’s North African enclave cities of Ceuta and Melilla have reopened after being closed for more than two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic and later a diplomatic crisis between the two countrieswashingtonpost.com
Spain, Morocco reopen land border crossings as ties improve
The land borders between Spain and Morocco at Spain’s North African enclave cities of Ceuta and Melilla have reopened after being closed for more than two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic and later a diplomatic crisis between the two countries.
Belgian court rules out extradition for Spanish rapper
A Belgian court of appeal on Tuesday ruled that Spanish rapper Valtonyc should not be extradited to Spain, where he has been sentenced to prison accused of writing lyrics that praise terror groups and insult the royal familywashingtonpost.com
Ex-company of Russian oligarch found dead with his wife and child throws doubt on murder-suicide theory, saying he was a 'wonderful family man'
Novatek, the former company of Sergey Protosenya, dismissed a working police theory that he killed his family and then himself as media speculation.news.yahoo.com
Students At Bailey Lake Elementary In Clarkston Hold Coin Drive For Ukrainian Refugees
A family that recently moved from Michigan to Poland taking in Ukrainian refugees. To assist with costs their daughters former elementary school in Clarkston, holding a weeks long coin drive to help out.detroit.cbslocal.com
Spyware use on separatists in Spain "extensive," group says
A cybersecurity rights group says the phones of dozens of pro-independence supporters in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia, including the regional chief and other elected officials, were hacked with controversial spyware available only to governments.
Lumen Christi soccer player Kathleen Doane to get playing time in Spain
The Lumen Christi freshman plays soccer with 2007 Rush Select, a club which has been invited to the Spanish capital for a week and a half of training, playing against Spanish opponents and seeing the country. The team will play in a pair of friendlies before competing in a tournament against some teams from around Madrid and around Spain. Doane said she is looking forward to just meeting and training with some new players. “We’re meeting the whole coaching staff, so I’m definitely hoping to learn new stuff from the coaching staff,” she said. With the trip, she will miss a Lumen Christi game, but she hopes she’ll be able to bring something back from Spain to help her Titans teammates.mlive.com
Russia aims Ukraine disinformation at Spanish speakers
Though Russia is the country that invaded its neighbor Ukraine, the Kremlin’s version relentlessly warns social media users across Latin America that the U.S. is the bigger problem. The article, originally posted in late February on Twitter by RT en Español, is intended for an audience half a world away from the fighting in Kyiv and Mariupol. As that war rages, Russia is launching falsehoods into the feeds of Spanish-speaking social media users in nations that already have long records of distrusting the U.S. The aim is to gain support in those countries for the Kremlin’s war and stoke opposition against America’s response.news.yahoo.com
Arizona Afro-Latina is raising awareness of her culture as leader for female empowerment
Some people, upon hearing her speak Spanish, looked at her strangely and whispered behind her back. “I instill the Latino culture in them,” Franchela says. “We speak Spanish. Spanish is spoken here because this is a program in Spanish”, Franchela says with authority, a head tilt and a hard stare. That’s what Franchela is: A motivator who wants people to feel joyful about their identity and their culture.mlive.com
Sanctioned Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman says he is 'practically under house arrest' and has to eat at home as his credit cards have been blocked
Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has been hitting back against sanctions targeting private businesspeople, saying they are unfair and ineffective.news.yahoo.com
Police: Iowa teens used baseball bat to kill Spanish teacher
Two southeast Iowa teenagers used a baseball bat last fall to kill their high school Spanish teacher, and one of them described in social media posts how they followed the woman, carried out the attack and hid her body, police allege in court documents publicly released Tuesday. Also Tuesday, a judge rejected defense lawyers' requests that the media be excluded from a hearing later this week at which the teens will seek to be tried in the juvenile system rather than in adult court. Jeremy Goodale and Willard Miller, both 16, are charged with murder in the death of Fairfield High School Spanish teacher Nohema Graber, 66.news.yahoo.com
Ukraine's foreign fighters have little in common with those who signed up to fight in the Spanish Civil War
A woman hugs a Polish volunteer before he crosses the border to go and fight against Russian forces. AP Photo/Visar KryeziuWhen an aging Abe Osheroff recalled why, as a 21-year-old kid from Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood, he had volunteered to join the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War in 1936, he framed it as a personal, ethical decision. “Some of my friends were already going over. Some of them had been killed and wounded. … Then I began to see pictures of what was going on.news.yahoo.com
Spanish figure skater Barquero fails Olympic drug test
Spanish figure skater Laura Barquero has become the fourth athlete to fail a doping test at the Beijing Olympics after testing positive for the banned steroid clostebol, the International Testing Agency said on Tuesday. Barquero and her partner Marco Zandron finished 11th in the pairs competition, which finished on Saturday. As well as Barquero's case, there were positive tests in Beijing for Iranian Alpine skier Hossein Saveh Shemshaki and two Ukrainians, cross-country skier Valentyna Kaminska and bobsledder Lidiia Hunko.news.yahoo.com
Volta Elementary parents, students march for peace, play in wake of recent shooting outside Albany Park neighborhood school
Students and parents of Volta Elementary marched after school Friday asking for peace, safety and investment into their school’s playground in the wake of a shooting next to the school last week on the city’s Northwest Side.chicagotribune.com
Your taste buds can tour the world at this small plates restaurant in Macomb
From juicy Korean BBQ ribs to Spanish-style stuffed peppers, your taste buds can tour the world all thanks to Chef Shawn Mckerness. He is the owner of a small plates restaurant in Macomb called Regale, along with his wife Rachelle. The menu was inspired by his travels as an Executive Chef on a cruise ship.