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Juan Medina

Ring found in mass grave brings closure to Spanish civil war victim's family

15 Sep 2020

EL ESPINAR, Spain A wedding ring worn by her father 84 years ago when he was shot dead by General Francisco Franco's fascist forces finally gave certainty to Rosa Maria Insua, who received it, tears in her eyes, last week at the site of a mass grave found near Madrid.

Ring found in mass grave brings closure to Spanish civil war victim's family

15 Sep 2020

EL ESPINAR, Spain, Sept 15 A wedding ring worn by her father 84 years ago when he was shot dead by General Francisco Franco's fascist forces finally gave certainty to Rosa Maria Insua, who received it, tears in her eyes, last week at the site of a mass grave found near Madrid.

Uruguay's expert shearers bypass lockdown to relieve sweltering Spanish sheep

19 Jun 2020

VILLAFALE, Spain Brought to Spain on a special flight amid the coronavirus lockdown, some 250 Uruguayan sheep shearers race against time to shear millions of Spanish sheep as the sweltering summer temperatures hit.

Uruguay's expert shearers bypass lockdown to relieve sweltering Spanish sheep

19 Jun 2020

VILLAFALE, Spain, June 19 Brought to Spain on a special flight amid the coronavirus lockdown, some 250 Uruguayan sheep shearers race against time to shear millions of Spanish sheep as the sweltering summer temperatures hit.

Spanish dig unearths human remains in hunt for Irish rebel lord

29 May 2020

VALLADOLID, Spain Spanish archaeologists may have uncovered the final resting place of an Irish nobleman whose bloody 16th-century rebellion almost toppled Ireland's English rulers.

In Spain's market gardens, migrants left jobless under coronavirus lockdown

30 Apr 2020

NIJAR, Spain In shanty towns outside the polythene-covered market gardens of Almeria in southern Spain, doctors' charity "Medicos del Mundo" provides health checks and food to migrants left without work during the coronavirus outbreak.

In Spain's market gardens, migrants left jobless under coronavirus lockdown

30 Apr 2020

NIJAR, Spain In shanty towns outside the polythene-covered market gardens of Almeria in southern Spain, doctors' charity "Medicos del Mundo" provides health checks and food to migrants left without work during the coronavirus outbreak.

In Spain, asparagus lies unpicked as lockdown shuts out migrant workers

21 Apr 2020

TORRE DEL BURGO, Spain, April 21 About half of farmer Jaime Urbina's asparagus crop lies unpicked in his fields in central Spain as border closures to curb the coronavirus block Eastern European seasonal labourers.

In northern Spain, lamb farming feels chill winds of coronavirus

17 Apr 2020

BERCIAL, Spain At this time of year, Miguel Angel Rivilla is usually swamped with work, selling his prized sheep to markets throughout Spain for "lechal" - a cherished dish of roasted, unweaned lamb popular at Easter and other times of celebration.

Migrants sing as rescue ship takes them into Italian port

26 Nov 2019

ON BOARD THE OPEN ARMS Migrants danced and burst into song as a rescue ship brought them into the Italian port of Taranto at dawn on Tuesday, days after they were found drifting in a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean. | Video

World News

Global powers push to end Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

Armenia's president headed to Brussels for talks with the European Union and NATO military alliance on Wednesday in a renewed drive to end the heaviest fighting since the 1990s over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh.