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  • Earliest evidence of snail-eating
    Palaeolithic humans in Spain began eating snails 10,000 years earlier than their Mediterranean neighbours, a study reveals.
    BBC News.  Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:00:06 GMT.
  • Rojo signs five-year Man Utd deal
    Manchester United announce the £16m signing of Argentina defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon on a five-year deal.
    BBC News.  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:19:27 GMT.
  • Adaptive Climbing Group Trains Amputees at Brooklyn Boulders
    The Adaptive Climbing Group, the brainchild of Kareemah Batts, of Brooklyn, is helping paraclimbers, some of whom have been training for the world championships in Spain next month.
    By Jeff Dinunzio.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:18:45 GMT.
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  • Africa: Spain Should Investigate Beatings of Migrants at Enclave's Border
    [HRW]Berlin -Spain should immediately halt summary returns of migrants to Morocco from its North African enclave, Melilla, Human Rights Watch said today. ...
    All Africa.  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:00:47 GMT.
  • Advertising: Selling Milk to All Audiences, With a Unified Campaign
    The California Milk Processor Board asked two ad agencies, one of which specializes in Spanish-speaking consumers, to work together on a single new ad campaign with broad appeal.
    By Stuart Elliott.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:27:06 GMT.
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  • Marquez run ends as Pedrosa wins Czech MotoGP
    Marc Marquez's hopes of setting a record 11 straight MotoGP wins ended on Sunday as Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa of Spain won the Czech Republic Moto GP in Brn
    Hurriyet.  Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:26:00 +0200.
  • Spain: Woman arrested with coke in breast implants
    Spanish police say they have arrested a woman who landed at Madrid's international airport with 1.7 kilos (3.7 pounds) of cocaine hidden in her breast implants.
    Miami Herald.  Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:46 EDT.
  • Spain Picks Up Almost 1,000 African Migrants in 2 Days
    Spanish emergency services picked up 755 immigrants traveling in dozens of small boats and makeshift rafts across the Strait of Gibraltar on Tuesday and 227 from the same stretch of water the day before, the Maritime Safety Agency said. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:53:33 -0400.
  • Banco Espírito Santo: The Angolan Story
    As if being brought to its knees by a corrupt family-owned conglomerate wasn't enough, Portugal's beleaguered Banco Espírito Santo (BES) is now facing further losses due to the failure of its Angolan subsidiary.
    By Frances Coppola.  Forbes.  Sat, 9 Aug 2014 23:52:00 GMT.
  • Penske adds Spain to its overseas roster
    Fresh off the heels of a joint venture in Barcelona, Spain, Penske Automotive Group Inc. will continue to expand with acquisitions in the United States and elsewhere.  Mon, 4 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST.  Subscription required.
Iberian Peninsula map, showing Spain, Portugal, and Andorra

Facts About Iberian Peninsula States

The Iberian States include Spain, Portugal, and Andorra.  They are located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe.  For more news and information about each of the Iberian Peninsula countries, visit the official goverment websites listed below.

The Kingdom of Spain's capital city is Madrid, and its currency is the Euro.  Spanish is the official language of Spain, and in 2007, the country's estimated population was 40,448,000.

The Portuguese Republic's capital city is Lisbon, and its currency is the Euro.  Portuguese is the official language of Portugal, and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 10,643,000.

The Principality of Andorra's capital city is Andorra la Vella, and its currency is the Euro.  Catalan, French, and Spanish are the primary languages spoken in Andorra, and in 2007, the principality's estimated population was 72,000.

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