Will 2,200 more US Marines prove Morón’s salvation?

Following US-Spain deal, Andalusian airbase may raise the number of stationed troops Locals are wondering how much an increase might help reduce the town’s 31% jobless rate

Chinese group buys Ciudad Real ‘ghost’ airport for €10,000

Deal includes runway, control tower and hangars, but not terminal or parking areas Tzaneen International plans to spend up to €100m on upgrading the site

ABORTION REFORM

PP hardliners break ranks in Congress to reject ‘diluted’ abortion reform

Five conservative deputies abstain or vote against their own party’s bill

Latin America

First ‘narcocorrido’ drug ballads about ‘El Chapo’s’ escape hit the internet

Mexican officials vow to recapture the Sinaloa cartel leader who busted out of jail US and Mexico cooperating in search to arrest the world’s most-wanted trafficker

Latin America

Mexican capital becomes first Latin city to regulate Uber car-sharing

All rides will be subject to a 1.5-percent levy and drivers will have to pay an annual fee

catalan independence

Spanish PM: “There will be no Catalan independence”

Mariano Rajoy asks Catalonia’s leader for common sense ahead of September 27 election

IMMIGRATION IN SPAIN

How Spain’s Chinese immigrants went from dishwashers to doctors

Second-generation migrants are no longer content to remain in the family business