LATIN AMERICA

Top hitman for drug lord Pablo Escobar released after 23 years in prison

“Popeye,” who killed over 300 for the Medellín cartel, is freed after serving three-fifths of his sentence

Zara pulls shirt design after customers complain of Holocaust connection

Spanish retailer apologizes but argues that shirt with yellow star was inspired by Western movies

LATIN AMERICA

Marina Silva emerges unscathed from Brazil’s first presidential debate

Incumbent Dilma Rousseff and PSDB contender Aécio Neves focused on attacking each other

Can Bilbao’s kung fu killer be held responsible for his actions?

Bogus Shaolin monk Juan Carlos Aguilar faces life in prison for the slaying of two women in 2013

Podemos to define its leadership structure by November 15

New Spanish party to launch two-month citizen assembly to decide its form and elect leaders

DRUG SEIZURE

Spanish sailboat carrying 800 kilos of cocaine seized in Atlantic Ocean

Three suspects caught in international waters trying to bring shipment into Spain

ENERGY

Repsol to undertake first oil survey off Canary Islands alone

Spanish firm’s consortium partners will not take part in initial offshore exploration work

MEDIA

Where Spain’s foreign communities head to get their news

Newspapers aimed at Chinese and Romanian readers offer an alternative take on current affairs