Latest Provinces of Spain Stories

2012-04-13 12:01:21

As this tuber is cultivated despite spells of rough weather, and is good for relieving hunger, its popularity shot up in Álava following the Peninsular War Today, the potato is firmly established in our diet, but in actual fact it has only been with us for little more than two centuries, and at first it was not even appreciated as a foodstuff. The researcher David Palanca has studied the first century in the history of this tuber in the Basque Country, starting with its...

2011-05-31 15:15:00

PIRAEUS, Greece, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced it has expanded its global network by establishing physical supply operations in Tenerife, located in the Canary Islands near the northwest coast of mainland Africa, effective immediately. Tenerife serves as a key commercial hub located along major trans-Atlantic seaborne trade routes, generating total annual marine fuel sales volumes of more than 1.5 million metric tons....

2009-02-11 10:23:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Andalucia region of southern Spain romances New York with its 9th Annual Flamenco Festival in February, "one of New York City's most important events" (Newsday), thrilling audiences while inspiring them to visit Andalucia, birthplace of flamenco. The acclaimed Antonio Gades Company, established to perpetuate masterworks of the legendary dancer-choreographer, presents the flamenco version of "Carmen" in its USA premier, a re-staging of the Carlos Saura...

2005-07-17 11:04:29

MADRID (Reuters) - Emergency services battled to control forest fires in central Spain Sunday and police arrested a man believed to have started one of the blazes in the parched interior of the country, local officials said. Police detained the man thought to be responsible for one of three fires consuming thousands of hectares (acres) of land in the central regions of Castille-La Mancha and Castille-Leon. That blaze was close to a Repsol oil refinery in the town of Puertollano which was...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.