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  • Editorial: Ending Spain’s Political Deadlock
    Given Europe’s many anxieties, the losing parties in Spain’s recent election should help Mariano Rajoy form a workable coalition.
    The Editorial Board.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:31:02 GMT.
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  • Sleeping With Cristiano Ronaldo: The Soccer Superstar Launches a Line of Boutique Hotels
    Legendary Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has invested more than $40 million into a range of hotels in Madeira, Lisbon, Madrid and New York called CR7 after his successful underwear, footwear and fragrance companies.
    By Jim Dobson.  Forbes.  Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:11:00 GMT.
  • Michelle Obama Stresses Girls’ Education in Visit to Liberia
    The first lady, whose trip includes stops in Morocco and Spain, urged Liberian teenagers to keep fighting to stay in school.
    The Associated Press.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:24:22 GMT.
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  • Italy 2-0 Spain
    Italy outclass Spain to knock out the defending champions and set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final against Germany.
    BBC News.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:59:13 GMT.
  • Spain’s Rajoy claims right to form government after poll win
    Spain’s acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he would make a push for power after his conservatives won more seats in parliament in a repeat general election on June 26, even though it still fell short of a majority
    Hurriyet.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:09:00 +0200.
  • Spanish election: Socialists reject PP coalition offer
    Spain's Socialist Party rejects proposals to form a grand coalition with the Popular Party (PP), which won most seats in Spain's repeat election.
    BBC News.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:56:02 GMT.
  • Solar-powered Plane Lands in Spain
    An airplane powered entirely by the sun landed in Seville, Spain early Thursday after a 71-hour journey across the Atlantic from New York. The one-seat Solar Impulse 2 took off from New York's John F. ...
    Voice of America.  Thu, 23 Jun 2016 03:10:55 -0400.
  • That Daily Vertical: Always The Victim (Transcript)
    A resolution passed by the State Duma yesterday compared the ban of Russia's track-and-field athletes from this year's Summer Olympics for doping to -- get this -- "the Spanish Inquisition."  Really, the Spanish Inquisition!
    Radio Liberty.  Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:39:22 +0000.
  • This U.S. Open amateur has as good a shot of winning as Bryson DeChambeau had at the Masters
    Jon Rahm of Spain plays this week at the U.S. Open with has all the credentials as Bryson DeChambeau had entering the Masters. So why isn't Rahm getting any of the same attention?
    Golf Digest.  Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:06:27 GMT.
  • Making Spanish-speakers feel at home
    By hiring a largely bilingual staff and catering to Hispanic customers, a Houston dealership has doubled sales and become one of Ford's most profitable retailers.  Mon, 6 Jun 2016 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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