EDITORIAL

Preaching by example

The Madrid region’s rebellion over deficit sharing conceals the Finance Ministry’s shortcomings

LATIN AMERICA

Controversial Brazilian law offers rape victims right to an abortion

Religious leaders believe women who have not been assaulted will misuse measure

LATIN AMERICA

Peña Nieto vows to take control in volatile Michoacán state

Security forces are expected to comb neighborhoods to crack down on soaring violence

ECONOMY

IMF advises Spain to cut wages by 10 percent

Fund calls for major social pact to boost jobs and stimulate growth

TRAGEDY IN GALICIA

“I don’t feel responsible for crash,” says conductor who made call to driver

Telephone conversation ended 11 seconds before fatal Alvia train accident

LATIN AMERICA

Prosecutors close Chile mining accident investigation with no indictments

The 33 miners trapped in the San José Mine for 69 days in 2010 feel “slaughtered”

LABOR DATA

Spain’s jobless figures drop for the fifth straight month

Doubts remain whether trend will continue after summer season.

CINEMA

This week’s movie releases

Brad Pitt trots the globe to save humanity from a zombie apocalypse in World War Z

CINEMA

‘The Impossible’ boosts Spanish cinema’s share of the audience

J. A. Bayona's drama accounted for third of tickets sold for homegrown movies last year

War makes for strange bedfellows

An exiled Spanish Socialist tells how he warmed to his Nazi boss in Argentina

CINEMA

All back to Buñuel’s house

Friends unite at director’s home to commemorate 30th anniversary of his death

BUSINESS

Tax rate burden of large corporate groups eased to 3.5 percent during crisis

Large corporations paid just 3 billion euros tax on combined earnings of 86 billion in 2011

OPINION

Kerry’s faith

There are short and long views of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, which condition the observer’s vision

Madridec bankruptcy hands 400-million-euro debt to City Hall

The capital’s government will take on the company’s arrears and unpaid bills