Mexico’s Peña Nieto to discuss immigration reform with Obama

Two presidents also set to tackle most recent policies during White House meeting

Latin America

What to do about US firms’ expropriation claims against Cuba?

Nearly 6,000 companies say they are owed more than €7 billion in compensation

Duchess of Alba’s secret will to be opened this month

Madrid court set to reveal mystery instructions that late Spanish aristocrat drafted in 1973

Military operations

US wants elite Marine squad to be stationed permanently in Andalusia

Special operations force at Morón would be in place to respond to crises in Africa


Spain’s AVE high-speed rail network set for record expansion in 2015

New stations and more than 1,000 kilometers of track to open this election year

labor conditions

Why working 8am to 3pm is still a dream for most Spaniards

Power company Iberdrola’s timetable has made its 9,000-strong workforce happier But the rest of the country’s private sector is reluctant to make the change


Spain’s labor market creates jobs for first time in seven years

Figures show that 417,574 people signed up to the Social Security system in 2014