Latin America

Mexico City cabbies come to blows with Uber ride-share driver

Angry taxi owners used bats to attack a vehicle while the passenger was still inside

Latin America

Strike paralyzes Argentina four months before presidential primaries

Unions that support government also join work-stoppage over employee taxes


Government does U-turn on healthcare access for immigrants

Change to legislation in 2012 meant anyone in an irregular situation could not see a GP

Five domestic abuse deaths registered in Iberian peninsula in just one day

An entire family was found dead in their home in Gibraltar with stab wounds


Civil Guard arrests family who planned to send twin sons to Syria

Recruiters were helping the 16-year-old boys to travel through Morocco and Turkey Raid marks fourth of its kind this year in Spain against jihadists and their recruits

Uber files complaint with European Commission over ban in Spain

Company claims that court order is aimed at “protecting the monopoly of taxis” Brussels is yet to decide whether the app-based service falls into the transport sector