LATIN AMERICA

Cuba and EU work together though US-Cuba relations remain uneasy

Washington urges Havana to expand political freedoms as well as liberal economic initiatives

CRIME

Police officer and bank robber dead after shootout in northern city of Vigo

Would-be thief had tried to take customers and staff at branch hostage

Attorney from legal watchdog stopped at border with €9.5k in cash

President of CGPJ calls on Mercè Pigem to resign, despite amount being under legal limit Former CiU deputy was returning to Spain from Andorra when stopped by authorities

LATIN AMERICA

Mexican president dissolves municipal police forces in bid to stop drug gangs

Measure among a raft of reforms and plans announced by Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday

IMMIGRATION

“Which river runs between Madrid and Barcelona?”

Civil registries include trick questions in tests for foreigners seeking Spanish nationality

CINEMA

This week’s movie releases

‘Penguins of Madagascar,’ ‘Mortadelo y Filemón’ deliver a dual dose of animated espionage

Podemos abandons most radical proposals in economic program

New Spanish leftist party seeking to present itself as genuine “social-democratic” force

EBOLA IN SPAIN

Doctor to take Spanish Ebola victim Teresa Romero to court

Physician claims nursing assistant failed to inform her of contact with infected patients