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Elena Rodriguez

In Spain, Afghan basketball star fears for the country she has left

Aug 23 2021

BILBAO, Spain As she started a new life in Spain after escaping the chaos of Kabul, Nilofar Bayat said on Sunday she could not live under the Taliban, who she fears will reverse all the achievements Afghanistan has made over the past 20 years. | Video

'It breaks my heart,' Afghan in Madrid fears for relatives in Kabul

Aug 16 2021

MADRID Daryuosh Mohammadi, an Afghan national living in Madrid who once worked as a translator for Spanish troops, broke into tears when he heard the Taliban had seized his hometown of Kabul.

Spaniards queue up for shots, hoping to leave COVID behind them

Jul 23 2021

MADRID Spaniards who took one of the biggest hits from COVID-19 at the start of the pandemic are now among some of the keenest when it comes to getting vaccines, figures show.

Spanish tourism pins hopes on summer revival after 2020 slump

Jun 15 2021

BENALMADENA/MADRID After more than a year on furlough, Antonio Ramirez, a waiter in Benalmadena on Spain's Costa del Sol, is struggling to make ends meet. He hopes a revival in summer tourism will let him get back to work but the outlook remains uncertain.

Pandas a respite from pandemic for Madrid care home residents

May 05 2021

MADRID (Reuters) -Elderly residents from a nursing home outside Madrid relished the fresh air and freedom of a guided tour around the city's zoo on Wednesday, delighting in particular at the sight of Bing-Xing the giant panda.

UPDATE 1-Madrid voters queue at polls in COVID-influenced crunch election

May 04 2021

MADRID, May 4 Voters formed long queues at polling stations in Madrid on Tuesday to maintain social distancing in a regional election centred around unorthodox COVID-19 policies that could shake the nation's political landscape.

Spanish aficionados return to Madrid bullring for first time since pandemic

May 02 2021

MADRID Carrying red and yellow flowers to show bullfighting is a symbol of Spanish culture, thousands of aficionados cheered on matadors who returned to Madrid's Las Ventas bullring on Sunday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Madrid residents line up for AstraZeneca shot despite blood clot link

Apr 07 2021

MADRID Madrid residents were broadly confident about AstraZeneca's coronavirus shot on Wednesday despite European and British regulators finding a potential link between the vaccine and rare brain blood clots.

Madrid's COVID vaccinated care home residents relish freedom on theatre trip

Feb 26 2021

MADRID Decked out in pearls, 106-year-old Felicisima de la Fuente is thrilled to be on her way to see a show at a Madrid theatre after nearly a year cooped up in a nursing home. | Video

Madrid's COVID vaccinated care home residents relish freedom on theatre trip

Feb 24 2021

MADRID Decked out in pearls, 106-year-old Felicisima de la Fuente is thrilled to be on her way to see a show at a Madrid theatre after nearly a year cooped up in a nursing home.

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