LATIN AMERICA

Killings of students and local leaders in Guerrero intensify political violence

Shootings of politician and trainee teachers follow Mexican federal deputy’s murder

Markets predict difficult ride for Rousseff if she gets re-elected

Brazilian president needs to get friendlier with financiers to push her agenda forward

ART

MNAC’s modernist makeover

The Barcelona museum has carved out space to display its magnificent collection of 20th-century art

BID FOR INDEPENDENCE

Catalan government vows to push on with battle to hold referendum

“Nothing changed yesterday,” says spokesperson, announcing start of “legal initiatives”

Why Arnold Schwarzenegger has just been honored in Madrid and Almería

“I have a lot of prizes, but this is without doubt the most … recent,” actor jokes in Spanish capital

Editorials

Taking back the initiative

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was right to appeal the Catalan referendum, but must now provide credible alternatives to the independence drive

Catalan separatists call street protests over referendum ruling

Constitutional Court’s suspension of the vote branded “an attack on democracy”

BID FOR INDEPENDENCE

Constitutional Court accepts appeal, suspends Catalan referendum plan

Regional authorities will have to cancel campaigning on November 9 independence vote