Latin America

Brother of disgraced ex-governor of Guerrero arrested for corruption

Mexican authorities allege that sibling was ringleader in $20 million public fraud scheme

EDUCATION

Spain’s politicians reach rare education agreement: chess is good

Seldom-seen consensus in Congress over non-binding motion to teach game to students

Emergency alert lifted following explosion that triggered toxic cloud

The elderly, children and people with respiratory problems told to remain indoors

Latin America

Colombian rebels force 15,000 people from their homes every month

NGOs fear that the situation will not improve even after a peace treaty is signed with FARC

Gay couple stuck in Mexican legal limbo after birth of surrogate twins

Luis Delgado and José Antonio Fernández are unable to secure passports for their children

Catalan towns on alert over toxic cloud

Residents advised to stay indoors after explosion in Igualada creates dense orange plume

Spain to close Cervantes Institute branch in Gibraltar

Foreign minister: “Everyone there speaks Spanish, apart from the apes”

POLITICS

Madrid chief sacking pushes Socialists to top of regional polls

Anti-austerity party Podemos falls to third place in flash voting intention survey

ART

The electrician with 271 Picassos

Artist’s ex-employee goes on trial over €60 million art stash he claims he received as gift