nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 1.1 [anticuado] (de caballos) relay 1.2 (América Latina/Latin America) [Deporte/Sport] relay, relay race pasarle la posta a algn (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] (en una carrera) to pass the baton to sb (ante un problema) to hand over to sb
- 3 (América Central/Central America) [Militar/Military] sentry post estar de posta to be on sentry duty
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.