LATIN AMERICA

Margallo urges Macri to undertake “liberalization without fear”

Foreign minister meets president-elect with relations between countries at rock bottom

LATIN AMERICA

Tintori: “Those who persecuted me are now going to take care of me?”

Wife of opposition leader Leopoldo López rejects security offer from Venezuelan government She is demanding authorities implement precautionary measures recommended by IACHR

VERNE IN ENGLISH

What are your mathematical chances of winning Spain’s Christmas lottery?

Contrary to popular belief, there’s no point standing in line at La Manolita lottery seller

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE BID

CUP not ruling out backing Mas for premier despite its members’ veto

Head of Catalan anti-capitalist pro-independence party says “all options are still open”

EL PAÍS DEBATE

Anatomy of the #ELPAÍSDebate

The head-to-head will be streamed live via the EL PAÍS website The ENGLISH EDITION will live blog the event in English

Editorials

A transforming debate

In the absence of the prime minister, the three men who are reinvigorating Spanish politics will be discussing their ideas and policies tonight at EL PAÍS

EL PAÍS Debate

First election debate will decide the strongest alternative to ruling PP

Socialist, Ciudadanos and Podemos heads to discuss their proposals tonight on elpais.com

INTERVIEW

John Elliott: “Franco still casts a shadow over dialogue in Spain”

The British Hispanist discusses modern politics and the Catalan separatist challenge