When the government of The Netherlands fells over a disagreement on austerity and government spending, reporters rushed to Holland to find signs of further trouble. But in all that reporting, the examples held up as signs the sky was falling may have overlooked the reality on the ground.
Luis Diaz owns a bar in Barcelona, where he's appealing to a specific clientele. Upstairs, once a week, he turns his bar into a Copla club -- a place where people nostalgic for a bygone era can gather and appreciate a long-ago departed musical style.
Guatemala's former President Efrain Rios Montt is about stand trial for his role in a violent reign of terror over 36 years. Ríos Montt had seemed untouchable, even being elected to his country's legislature after losing power. Now, however, he will answer for the crimes he's accused of.
Amazon's Spanish affiliate was flooded with orders for sewing machines every Monday night after "The Time Between Seams" aired this fall. It's the most popular TV drama in Spanish history and stars a beautiful and daring seamstress turned spy, set during the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s.
The Giro d'Italia is one of the world's biggest races after the Tour de France. It gets underway Friday. 198 riders will cover nearly 1,990 miles over 21 stages. They'll cross the finish line in the Italian port city of Trieste. But can you name the city where the race begins?
A Spanish nurse has become the first person known to be infected with Ebola outside of West Africa during the current outbreak. Spanish health officials are baffled why their anti-infection procedures failed, but workers at the hospital complained last year that their infection training wasn't good enough.
If the mere mention of the word bagpipe causes your mind to wander off to the windswept Scottish Highlands, hang on! There's a group of passionate bagpipe campaigners on a quest to show there's more to the pipes than playing on the heath in a kilt.
Many basketball fans hang on the words and wisdom of hoopshype.com to find out what's really going on in their sport, but not many realize that the site is run by three Spanish guys in Madrid, as The World's Gerry Hadden has their story.