• From December 1936, the Second Spanish Republic was backed by the Stalinist Soviet Union (at the time their only ideological ally aside from the Tuvan and Mongolian People's Republics ) and Mexico , but the help was much less than that provided to Nationalist Spain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Just last week the British government conceded it had been unable to reach an expected agreement with Spain about the future of Gibraltar's sovereignty " because of Spanish intransigence. (slate.com)
  • By Dominick Mendoza, Foster Undergraduate who participated in a Spanish intensive study abroad program in Granada, Spain. (washington.edu)
  • At age three, Spain had her best year. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 2000 International Classification (the forerunner of the World Thoroughbred Racehorse Rankings), Spain was given a rating of 122, ranking her equal with Jostle as the second best three-year-old filly in the world (and the best in America), four pounds below the top-rated French filly Egyptband. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the past, Spain has notified Morocco of intended manoeuvres in its territorial waters. (slate.com)
  • The Francoists took control of Spain through a comprehensive and methodical war of attrition ( guerra de desgaste ) which involved the imprisonment and executions of Spaniards found guilty of supporting the values promoted (at least in theory) by the Republic: regional autonomy, liberal or social democracy, free elections and women's rights, including the vote. (wikipedia.org)
  • NSF's office in Spain offers comprehensive food safety and certification services to companies in the agriculture, dietary supplements, bottled water, processing, manufacturing, retail and catering industries, including certification to Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standards. (nsf.org)
  • The ABC editorial said that at times Mohammed's father, Hassan II, "pulled on the cord [that links Spain and Morocco], but he always knew it couldn't be broken. (slate.com)
  • The arrival of 12 Moroccan soldiers Friday on a tiny island inhabited only by goats set off an international incident this weekend, with Spain claiming the Rabat administration had made a serious challenge to its sovereignty. (slate.com)