LATIN AMERICA

Tensions between Mexico and Texas rise over border

Governor of the US state, Rick Perry, slams Mexico for its security failures

LATIN AMERICA

Colombian senator charges Álvaro Uribe with ties to drug lords and death squads

Iván Cepeda, son of a murdered communist leader, wants ex-president’s past to be investigated

Sweets from the Syrian conflict

Madrid store owner Abud Alkarmi continues to import pastries from Damascus despite the civil war

67,000 phony magazines to cover up a €15 million fraud

Spanish police foil ad-space scam that tricked thousands of small businesses over 13 years

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE BID

Madrid ready to act if Catalonia takes final step toward referendum

PM Mariano Rajoy will call an emergency Cabinet meeting this weekend to prepare an appeal

DANCE

The silence of flamenco

Deaf dancer Ángeles Narváez choreographs shows that mix bodily movement with sign language

Podemos offers to help Julian Assange

Representatives from new leftist party meet embattled journalist at Ecuadorian embassy in London