LATIN AMERICA

Zócalo, a US publication that defies stereotypes about Latinos

Interview with creators of a website that redefines what it means to be Hispanic in America

2015 GENERAL ELECTION

Podemos recruits ex-chief of defense staff for Spanish general election

Anti-austerity party says it is “an honor” to be joined by General Julio Rodríguez Fernández

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE BID

Basque nationalist leader rejects Catalan independence model

Regional premier Íñigo Urkullu says it is not possible to create a new EU state “overnight”

LATIN AMERICA

Half of Latin Americans are poor or at risk of falling into poverty

Around 28% of region’s population already impoverished, while 19% of its workers are poor

HISTORY

Franco-era news and documentary archives get a new life online

State broadcaster RTVE provides free access to historic No-Do newsreels and features

ISLAMIST TERRORISM

Two arrested over Islamic State links in Catalonia

Suspects were living in Cornellà and using social media to find new recruits

INTERNATIONAL

67 Hispanic intellectuals publish joint statement against Donald Trump

Writers, artists and filmmakers criticize Republican candidate’s “hate speech”

CATHOLIC CHURCH ABUSE SCANDAL

“I was a sexual slave for depraved people protected by bishops”

Testimony by ex-member of missionary group MCSPA is now in the hands of the pope

RELATIONSHIPS

Spain’s caravans of singles

The tradition of bussing out women to visit rural bachelors is holding out in the digital age