BRAZIL ELECTIONS 2014

Silva calls for “political renovation” in her first speech as presidential candidate

The Brazilian environmental activist is promising to follow through on Eduardo Campos’ program

LATIN AMERICA

Maduro embarks on anti-smuggling crusade in Venezuela

Biometric technology will be used in stores to stop purchases of goods from different locations

CINEMA

This week’s movie releases

Scarlett Johansson plays a drug mule who develops superpowers in Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy’

EBOLA OUTBREAK

Death was to be expected, say doctors who treated Ebola-infected priest

Team who looked after Miguel Pajares in Madrid say hardest part was lack of direct contact

Barceloneta rebels against rowdy tourists

Catalan capital says it is working fast to deal with illegal vacation homes and antisocial behavior

INTERVIEW

“In Spain if things go well for you, half the population doesn’t like you”

Argentina-born tech entrepreneur Martín Varsavsky says his next project will “make people happy”

REFERENDUM ROW
BUSINESS

Zara founder Amancio Ortega posts 32% rise in real estate profits

The property company of the Spanish clothing magnate earned €93.3 million last year

ECONOMY

Spain’s tourism trap

Sun and sand are helping drive the country out of crisis, but is too much reliance placed on them?