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The rise, fall and resurrection of Sevilla FC

After several years of success, the Andalusian football team recently came back down to earth. But new coach Manzano might be the man to put things right.

October 13th, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Venezuela’s ETA haven tests limits of soft diplomacy

The Spanish government is trying to avoid hurting substantial business interests in Venezuela despite revelations about ETA’s presence there. This approach might save Spain money, but it could also exhaust Zapatero’s political capital.

October 8th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Improvisation, not plotting, behind Ecuador’s “coup”

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa says his detention by a group of rebel police officers was a politically orchestrated coup d’état attempt. Though it was in fact little more than a protest gone awry, the canny Correa will exploit the incident for his own political advantage.

October 5th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Spain and Morocco’s annual spat over for another year

Despite the diplomatic tensions between Madrid and Rabat during the summer, this kind of problem has become a regular summer occurrence.

October 4th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Is a steak really why Contador’s reputation is at stake?

A positive doping result has threatened to sully the image of the world’s best cyclist.

October 1st, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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