LATIN AMERICA

Armed group loots home of El Chapo’s mother in Sinaloa

Around 150 hitmen broke into the mansion where the drug trafficker’s family member lives, killing three nearby residents in the process

US ELECTIONS

Trump breaks away from party’s stance on gun control

Republican candidate has proposed limits on gun sales for suspects on terrorist watch list

BREXIT

Cameron suspends anti-Brexit campaign in Gibraltar after MP attack

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy had complained about his British counterpart’s planned involvement in contested overseas territory

GENDER ISSUES

Priest rails against “anatomical DIY projects” for transsexuals

Catholic clergyman in Madrid town says people should accept their God-given body, and criticizes public spending on gender-reassignment treatment

VIDEO

Madrileño female four-piece Hinds continue to conquer America

Group makes appearance on Wednesday night on CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

POVERTY IN SPAIN

Spanish city introduces basic income for vulnerable families

A Coruña, in Galicia, is the first authority in Spain to provide payment for households in poverty

REFUGEE CRISIS

Spain rejected seven of every 10 asylum requests in 2015

Yearly report from Spanish Commission for Refugee Aid warns of “serious setback” in terms of international protection for displaced peoples

BREXIT

Ahead of Spanish election, candidates ignoring effects of Brexit on Spain

Breakaway could affect trade relations, regional independence movements and the lives of over 200,000 Spaniards living in Britain

ADVERTISING

What is it Spanish advertisers love about English?

The Royal Academy hopes to persuade the industry that the language of Cervantes is just as effective as Shakespeare’s