Featured stories about Spanish
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Stories about Spanish
14 February 2016
13 February 2016
"...limitation of freedom of expression must be necessary and proportionate, that is, it must be the only and most effective means, something which is not true in this case."
11 February 2016
"I honestly hoped it was a technical glitch...I don't know how this 'defames the Revolution,' as the judgment issued to us says."
The Full Plate Project started when two friends realized there is a lot of unconsumed food that's thrown away when events have finished. So they decided to do something.
8 February 2016
"That advertisement could seem to us idiotic... but these little Costa Rican army and far-right political groups are symptoms."
5 February 2016
"The old occupants of Kuelap abandoned their city before the Spaniards arrived, for reasons that remain unknown."
1 February 2016
It lasts for 40 days and is considered the longest carnival in the world. The Uruguayan Carnival brings together traditions born Europe and Africa, and offers a whole lot more.
From "irresponsible" to "guardian of traditions": A photo of a popular matador fighting a heifer with his baby in his arms provokes a strong and mixed reaction in Spain.
30 January 2016
The Laf team give a humorous twist to everyday themes, and perhaps that's one of the reasons behind their success.
28 January 2016
In this Venezuelan youth theatre group's idiosyncratic adaptations of Greek classics, the roles shape the actors as much as the actors shape the roles.
27 January 2016
Don't let name confuse you: the Panama hat comes from Ecuador and its manual crafting is a tradition and source of pride among its rural manufacturers.
26 January 2016
The highest court in Mexico declares Article 230 of the Federal Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law to be unconstitutional for discriminating against indigenous languages.
21 January 2016
"Thanks, Brando, because without knowing you weren't just returning a wallet... you were returning hope to the country!!"
Grandmother Kueka is the genesis, the first mother in the Pemon culture, but the huge jasper stone was never returned after it was taken for an art exhibit.
19 January 2016
One of the main traditions associated with the Three King's Day are the 'Promesas', or the tradition of asking the Kings to intervene in a moment of need
The US attorney general's position on Puerto Rico's status has probably turned the issue into fodder for the upcoming election season.
15 January 2016
"Only when the names of those who were killed are known, when the stories of their suffering are heard...people everywhere will call out to end the war."
14 January 2016
The Global Voices in Spanish volunteer translator community published 2,384 translations in 2015. In this article, some members of the community share what translating means to them.
13 January 2016
There are 4,500 varieties of potato in Peru, whose International Potato Center has been tasked with helping NASA find the best one for potential farming on Mars.
10 January 2016
"President Enrique Pena Nieto saying "missing accomplished" is about as credible as when George Bush said it about Iraq. Same silly line."