MADRID— The number of tourists visiting Spain jumped by 12 percent in the first six months of 2016, as a mix of economic concerns and fears of extremist attacks continued to drive foreigners away from rival Mediterranean destinations. Spain's National Statistics Institute said Friday that some 33 million tourists arrived between January and June. » Read More
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