The Spanish and Panamanian governments have entered into an agreement, as per which they will get canal-expansion project back on active mode.
On Thursday morning, a meeting took place between Spanish Development Minister Ana Pastor and Panamanian Foreign Minister Francisco Alvarez de Soto at a Madrid hotel. In the meeting, the leaders have hailed the agreement with the GUPC consortium, which was given the task to build third set of locks for the inter-oceanic waterway.
Campaigners are not happy with the new oil-prospecting projects off Spain's Balearic and Canary Islands. Both the islands are said to draw a number of tourists every year.
As per campaigners, the projects could pose environmental threats. Already, 10 oil installations were present off Spanish coasts and some of them are acting as a constant risk of pollution. They also threaten sea species and fishing.
Chronic pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Around 134,000 people die from COPD every year, said the American Lung Association.
A research has unveiled regular walk of at least two miles can reduce hospitalization incidents due to the condition. COPD patients who do not go for regular walk had around twice the rate of hospitalizations in comparison to those who walked between two to four miles every day.
After the United States and Russia planned to talk to ease tension over Ukraine, European shares reported decent gains. The stock markets in Spain and Italy made an exception by outperforming the markets in Euro zone. Investors are more interested in both the countries after strong signs of the economy heading towards recovery.
In the last trading, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index remained flat at 1,344.84 points after falling 2.2% earlier this week because of tension over conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Spain's labor market has heaved a sigh of relief after registering a decline in unemployment rates in February for the first time in the last four years. Official figures have reported that affiliation to social security soared to 40,000 in February, making possible for the first time since the global financial crisis started to reach a yearly positive of 0.4%.
Spain is the third-largest wine producing country after Italy and France. Spanish wines are known for great taste and having solid values in both red and white wines.
This year, it is expected that Spanish wineries will produce near five billion bottles of wine, which is 23% more than last year, said the International Organisation of Vine and Wine.
Rioja is one of the best known Spanish wines, but there are some others as well that are made with the grapes not much known in the US. Monastrell, Garnacha, Albarino and Godello are some of the varieties popular in the region.
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