Tag: Spain

A Mexican Oil Chief’s Hide-Out: Sea Views and 2 Golf Courses

BENAHAVÍS, Spain — Fugitives often hole up in remote locations. But when the fugitive is the powerful former chief of Mexico’s state oil company, not just any old hide-out will do. Before his arrest this month, Emilio Lozoya, once the head of the Mexican oil giant Pemex, remained out of sight at La Zagaleta, one […]

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Spanish Terrorist Is Extradited From Brazil After Decades on the Run

MADRID — After decades on the run, a notorious Spanish far-right terrorist was returned to a prison outside Madrid on Friday, following his extradition from Brazil. Carlos García Juliá was an architect of one of Spain’s most high-profile political killings, known as the 1977 Atocha massacre. The attack, carried out on the Madrid offices of […]

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U.S. Warns of Sexual Assault Risk in Spain

MADRID — The United States Embassy in Madrid has warned Americans visiting Spain to take extra precautions because of “a steady increase in the number of sexual assaults” over the last five years in the country. Embassy officials said they were unaware of any similar alerts for a European nation. The security alert, issued on Monday, […]

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