LATIN AMERICA

From ‘Big Brother’ to candidate in one of Mexico’s most violent cities

Former reality TV star Sandra Casar has been chosen to run on the PRD ticket in Tamaulipas

LATIN AMERICA

Maduro vetoes amnesty that could see political prisoners freed from jail

Venezuelan president likely to take case to Supreme Court, where ‘chavista’ regime has good track record

BUSINESS

Is Spain’s sparkling wine maker Freixenet losing some of its fizz?

Declining profits have uncorked infighting in this family-run Catalan cava winery

Video: Man fires shots at Catalan police officer after snatching weapon

Victim was saved by bulletproof vest. Suspect has been charged with attempted homicide

FORMULA 1

Alonso to miss Bahrain Grand Prix due to Australia horror crash

FIA doctors won’t allow Spanish Formula 1 star to race after extensive medical examination

ECONOMY

Public deficit for 2015 comes in at 5.2%, exceeding gloomiest forecasts

Finance minister will take corrective action in a bid to contain regional spending

ANIMAL CRUELTY