The son-in-law of Spain's King Juan Carlos arrived in court to testify before a magistrate Saturday as a suspect in a fraud scandal that has created unprecedented problems for the popular royal family.
The son-in-law of Spain's King Juan Carlos has been summoned to testify before a magistrate Saturday as a suspect in a fraud scandal that has created unprecedented problems for the popular royal family.
Spain's Supreme Court on Monday dropped a case against the nation's best-known judge, Baltasar Garzon, saying the statute of limitations had expired on the alleged abuse involving some courses he taught at New York University years ago.
Spain's best-known judge will be suspended for 11 years from the bench after his conviction Thursday for improperly ordering wiretaps while investigating a financial corruption case, the nation's Supreme Court ruled.
Spain's best-known judge, Baltasar Garzon, went on trial Tuesday in Madrid for the second time in two weeks, accused of abusing his judicial authority during his investigation of human rights abuses under the former dictatorship of Spain's Francisco Franco.
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In his 22 years on the bench, Spain's Judge Baltasar Garzon has garnered many admirers for his groundbreaking work on international human rights cases, but also many enemies, including suspects he's jailed and politicians he's offended.
As former IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch was waiting to receive a guest at the Chateau de Vidy, the IOC headquarters, in 1989, his assistant, Jose Sotelo, was preparing his daily reading material. "Just some items to review before breakfast," Sotelo noted. In his hands was a thick binder of 225 pages. Each of the five color-coded sections denoted a different language in which a story appeared during the previous 24 hours about either the IOC, the Olympic and international sports world or Samaranch himself. "He wants to know what people are thinking of him," Sotelo explained. "Every day he wants to know."
Relatives of the poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, executed in 1936 by fascists during the Spanish Civil War, will not try to block a judge's order to exhume his remains from a mass grave, a niece of the poet told CNN Thursday.
Spain's King Juan Carlos, with 32 years on the throne, turns 70 Saturday. But after years of undeniable adulation among Spaniards for putting down an attempted coup in 1981, he's recently faced more difficult times.
Barcelona is Spain's second city and the capital of the proud and distinct region of Catalonia. With Francisco Franco's fascism now long gone, Catalonia's creative and independent spirit is on a roll. Many visitors find this to be Spain's most cosmopolitan and vibrant corner.
Spanish officials are blaming the Basque separatist group ETA for a series of devastating explosions in Madrid that killed at least 190 people. Both the European Union and the United States regard ETA as a terrorist organization.