Photo Essay: Spanish food markets at the heart of two cities

By Joe Thomas To fully understand Spanish gastronomy is to make a trip to one of Spain’s many food markets. Natives still turn to the traditional markets to find the freshest food, sold from vendors with decades of experience preparing, presenting and selling their goods. The markets hold specialty products distinct to the region that can…

Shortage of local investment drives tech startups out of Spain

Story by Alex Newman and Ethan Parets MADRID–Several computer monitors and laptops are scattered about the office’s lone desk, used as a communal space for the company’s four employees. The walls are plastered with diagrams of web design, sticky-notes and the close-knit team’s inside jokes – including Arnold Schwarzenegger as Employee of the Month. Among…