Latin America

Why is Rio de Janeiro so dangerous?

Corruption and social exclusion behind rampant violence in Brazilian state, say experts

Latin America

Thousands join silent march in Argentina to remember prosecutor

Heavy rain didn’t dissuade demonstrators from taking to streets to honor Alberto Nisman

TECHNOLOGY

Uber attempts comeback in Spain with takeout delivery service

US ride-sharing and taxi company will be offering food deliveries in Barcelona Firm’s operations were halted by a judge last year after complaints of unfair competition

CINEMA

Where have the Hispanic Oscar nominees gone?

Director Alejandro González Iñárritu is in the running, but no Latino actors on this year’s list

Defense

Spanish Eurofighters eye the Russians at 300 meters

Spain takes over rotating command of NATO’s Baltic air-policing mission Defense Minister: “We’re not here to create problems, we’re here to avoid them”

HATE CRIMES

Madrid urges more victims of homophobic attacks to go to police

Government delegate unveils plans encouraging gay community to report hate crimes

“I was afraid to report my assault”

Attack suffered by one man in Madrid last month highlights dangers gay community faces

ROAD SAFETY

Spanish highway agency to reveal locations of all speed cameras

Motorists to be given early warning of upcoming traffic controls, both fixed and mobile

ENVIRONMENT

Rise in Iberian lynx road deaths speeds up protection plans

Andalusia authorities to clear curbs and place new traffic signs to preserve the species