SPANISH LITERATURE

House that inspired one of Lorca’s most famous works opened to public

When he was a child, the poet and playwright would eavesdrop on the home of Frasquita Alba, providing the inspiration for what would become ’The House of Bernarda Alba’

SMOKING IN SPAIN

Legal loophole sees smoking return to Spanish bars, thanks to the hookah

Many youngsters are unaware of the health risks of smoke from these water pipes, which can be carcinogenic and contain other toxic substances, according to the World Health Organization

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, December 27, 2018

RACISM IN SPAIN

Woman’s racist rant to Madrid store clerk goes viral

Organization Es Racismo denounces incident, in which a Spanish woman assumes the man is not Spanish due to the color of his skin, and threatens to have his ID taken away