Casares http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/48241/all en U.S. returns stolen 16th-cent. tapestry to Spain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130417/us-returns-stolen-16th-cent-tapestry-spain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Washington, Apr 17 (EFE).- U.S. authorities on Wednesday returned to Spain a 16th-century tapestry that was stolen in 1979 from the San Vicente Martir Cathedral in the northeastern village of Roda de Isabena.</p> <p>"This is a happy ending after 34 years," said the general director of cultural assets at the Education, Culture and Sports Ministry, Jesus Prieto de Pedro, at a ceremony held at the residence of Spain's ambassador to Washington, Ramon Gil-Casares.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130417/us-returns-stolen-16th-cent-tapestry-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Casares EFE Law Weaving Agencia EFE Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:31:30 +0000 Agencia EFE 5818874 at http://www.globalpost.com