LATIN AMERICA

Brazilian judge blocks ex-president Lula’s appointment as minister

Magistrate places precautionary suspension on former leader joining government

AUSTERITY

How Spain has shown unexpected resilience to the crisis

The country has been hit hard by austerity, but adversity has also brought out the best in Spaniards

TOURISM

British PM chooses Lanzarote for Easter break for third year in a row

Spain appears to be preferred destination for David Cameron and his family

LATIN AMERICA

China “seriously concerned” over sinking of fishing boat by Argentina

Beijing calls for “exhaustive investigation” into incident involving Chinese trawler

EMIGRATION

Number of Spaniards residing abroad up 56.6% from 2009

Over 2.3 million Spanish citizens are now living in other countries, according to new figures

TRADE

Spain confirms suspect citrus shipment to China was illegal

Two thousand crates filled with oranges and lemons destroyed on Tuesday at a Chinese port

LATIN AMERICA

Thousands protest in Brazil over phone call between Rousseff and Lula

Judge in charge of the Petrobras corruption probe releases audio involving discussion of a ministerial post for the embattled former leader

VERNE IN ENGLISH

Vigo tourist board to pull ad for islands after cocaine Twitter joke

Spanish scriptwriter causes stir after pointing out resemblance to the narcotic