TRANSPORTATION
Latin America

Detained women filmed mocking Mexican policeman about his phone

“Poor thing, I have an iPhone,” one of pair heard telling officer who stopped her in video

LATIN AMERICA

US brings drug charges against powerful Honduran family

The Rosenthals own a large business conglomerate and have important political ties

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil slashes the budget for Rio Olympic Games by 10%

As country grapples with recession, leaders try to avoid protests against overspending

ROYALTY

King Felipe tells MEPs to count on “diverse and united” Spain

Monarch seeks to allay fears over Spanish unity in address to European Parliament

MUNICIPAL POLITICS

Barcelona and Madrid’s new mayors are best-rated politicians in their cities

Leftist leaders Ada Colau and Manuela Carmena earn highest approval ratings in CIS poll

Cinema

Why Leonardo DiCaprio should win an Academy Award

The eternal nominee might finally pick up his first Oscar for Iñárritu’s ‘The Revenant’