Latin America

Why Argentina is keeping its drug problems under wraps

Pope Francis has warned about a possible “Mexicanization” of his country

WESTERN SAHARA

Spanish judge indicts 11 Moroccan military leaders for genocide

Offenses relate to 50 assassinations and 202 kidnappings after Spain left Western Sahara

A thousand-and-one ways to smuggle drugs into Madrid

Spanish police seize around a ton of cocaine each year at Adolfo Suárez airport The ingenuity of the mules and their handlers knows no bounds

Latin America

US seeks dialogue with Venezuelan government

Washington diplomat travels to Caracas to soothe tension fueled by Obama sanctions

INTERNET GAMBLING

Spain’s Finance Ministry to restrict online betting advertising

Government wants to ban gambling sites from publicizing odds during live sports events

Francisco Franco was a dictator after all, Royal History Academy concludes

State-funded body rewrites several definitions in controversial biographical encyclopedia

PROPERTY MARKET

House sales up 15.5% in February

Number of property transactions carried out in Spain has now risen for six months in a row

POLITICS

Rajoy bets his re-election on creating 800,000 jobs this year

Conservative PM wants to end first term with better figures than his Socialist predecessor

The failed electric car that cost the Spanish government €17 million

Public prosecutors accuse the Basque Country-based promoters behind Hiriko of fraud