POLITICS

Podemos co-founder denies illegally funding party via consulting work

Monedero fails to provide evidence of projects he carried out for Latin American regimes

Art swindlers selling fake Goya get paid in photocopied bills

Brothers from Girona had tried to cheat an Arab sheik into buying the painting

Latin America

Mexico’s defense chief rejects wrongdoing in civilian massacre

Human rights group says 22 people, including two teens, were killed by army in cold blood

The young Spanish doctor working to eradicate a tropical infection

Oriol Mitjà believes simple antibiotics should be enough to wipe out yaws by 2020

Latin America

Venezuelan secret police arrest Caracas mayor

President Maduro accuses Antonio Ledezma of being part of a Washington-backed plot

CINEMA

This week’s movie releases

Clint Eastwood directs Bradley Cooper in the notorious ‘American Sniper’ Animated Mexican folk tale ‘The Book of Life’ entrances with its wild visuals

Why Ukrainians adopted by Spanish families may have to go to war

Victims of the Chernobyl disaster living in Spain are receiving call-up letters from Kiev Many of the youngsters fear they will be sent to fight against pro-Russian militias

Spanish tax inspectors look to social networks in bid to find fraudsters

Suspects’ personal information analyzed for signs of assets not reflected on returns

Madrid Metro suspends employee who ordered surveillance of gay passengers

Internal memo told ticket inspectors to focus on buskers, beggars and homosexuals