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  • In this July 16, 2013 photo, Lisbon native and bullfighter Nuno Casquinha, bows his head in prayer before his performance at a makeshift bullfighting ring in Lachaqui, Peru. Dozens of bullfighters, mostly Spaniards, are hoping to gain fame in Latin America since Spain's economic crisis, compounded by rising ethical opposition to the bloody sport, has made it near impossible to compete there. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

    Dozens of bullfighters, mostly Spaniards, are hoping to gain the fame in Latin America that the economic crisis back home, has made near impossible.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 05, 2013, 11:17 AM EDT
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  • This image taken from security camera video shows a train derailing in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday July 24, 2013. Spanish investigators tried to determine Thursday why a passenger train jumped the tracks and sent eight cars crashing into each other just before arriving in this northwestern shrine city on the eve of a major Christian religious festival, killing at least 77 people and injuring more than 140. (AP Photo)

    Train may have been traveling at twice the speed limit of track.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 25, 2013, 2:53 PM EDT
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  • People look at second hand items for sale at a street market in Madrid, Sunday, March 3, 2013. Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has conceded that the government just failed to reduce its budget deficit in 2012 to the level it promised European authorities. Rajoy said the deficit fell to 6.7 percent of the country's annual gross domestic product from 9 percent in 2011.

    The operation took about three hours and "proved entirely satisfactory," the palace said.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 03, 2013, 7:10 PM EST
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