American tourists’ reactions after seeing a procession for the first time in Spain

Holy Week: These Spanish Penitents Have Nothing To Do With the KKK.
Holy Week: These Spanish Penitents Have Nothing To Do With the KKK. Photo: Twitter.

Afro-American teenagers mistook the Nazarenes for the Ku Kux Klan. For Americans, the tall, pointed, cone-shaped hats at Easter are associated with the Ku Klux Klan.

French Muay Thai fighter sends four police officers to the hospital in downtown Madrid

Vehicle of the Policía Nacional
Spanish Policia Nacional Mercedes-Benz van law enforcement in Madrid. Photo: Kevin.B.

French Muay Thai champion sends four police officers to the hospital in Madrid, Spain. The event took place early Saturday morning, according to Spanish newspaper El Mundo. The assailant was able to be reduced with a lot of trouble by six police officers.

Thailand registers first case of Omicron variant in an American traveller from Spain

Luggage trolleys at Suvarnabhumi International Airport
Luggage, baggage trolleys at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok. Photo: Mattes.

Thailand’s public health ministry today confirmed the first case of infection with the Omicron strain, making it the 47th country to detect this new variant [Read More…]

Volcanic lava in Spain’s Canary Island La Palma engulfs more houses and buildings

La Palma Volcano eruption in Canary Islands, Spain. Houses and villages destroyed
La Palma Volcano eruption in Canary Islands, Spain. Houses and villages destroyed. Photo: Twitter.

This Sunday marks three weeks of the eruption of the “Cumbre Vieja” volcano, on the Canary Island of La Palma, but it does not give [Read More…]

Thai Government Approves Proposal to Purchase COVID-19 Vaccines from Europe

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca
COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca. Photo: AstraZeneca Thailand.

BANGKOK (NNT) – Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved a Foreign Affairs Ministry proposal to purchase AstraZeneca and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from [Read More…]