Spain defends legalizing on-the-spot deportations before United Nations

State secretary tells Human Rights Council that government will respect international law


PP to introduce life sentences despite opposition rejection

Ruling party to push through penal reform bringing in life terms reviewable after 25 years


Chile reforms Pinochet’s voting system

Parliament passes historic changes aimed at improving representation for minority parties

Latin America

Forensic experts fail to identify remains of missing Iguala students

Austrian scientists say bodies were too badly burned to obtain sufficient DNA

Tour firm prompts row with Cádiz Carnival alcohol and condom trip

Andalusian government says travel operator’s €18 deal projects wrong image of event


One million Spanish public workers see their medical coverage reduced

Insurers cut lists of doctors and hospitals covered by Finance Ministry’s Muface system

Spanish architect’s “bird in flight” fails to take wing in New York

Santiago Calatrava's World Trade Center transport hub has been plagued by cost overruns


Protests in Argentina over Nisman case

Demonstrators call for investigation into the death of the prosecutor