Latin America

Legendary Mexican showman Juan Gabriel dies of a heart attack

The singer-songwriter passed away on Sunday morning in Santa Monica, California

SPANISH POLITICS

No is no, Socialist nominee tells Spanish PM at brief meeting

Despite Mariano Rajoy’s attempts at convincing him to abstain, Pedro Sánchez vows to vote against the conservative candidate in this week’s investiture vote

LATIN AMERICA

The FARC announce a definitive ceasefire in Colombia

The conflict between the government and the armed group has ended after four years of talks

CATHOLIC CHURCH

Why women could come to the rescue of Spain’s Catholic Church

With a lack of priests in the local parishes, female deacons could provide the solution

CARTOONS

Peridis

Peridis cartoon, August 29, 2016

CARTOONS

Forges

Forges cartoon August 29, 2016

Editorials

Enough cruelty

The images of a calf being fought and killed in the ring in the town of Valmojado have revived the debate about animal abuse

JIHADISM

Spanish Jihadist chatter on the rise say experts, with sights set on Spain

Counter-terrorism analysts are detecting a greater amount of propaganda that is written in Spanish or, in the case of videos, contains Spanish subtitles

SPANISH POLITICS

PP deal with Ciudadanos will be a tough sell in Congress, parties admit

A Socialist abstention is required to let Mariano Rajoy become the next prime minister at this week’s investiture vote, but that is not likely to happen

BULLFIGHTING

Animal rights party denounces cruelty against calf in Valmojado

More than 300 Spanish cities and towns hold similar fiestas with young animals

PROSTITUTION

Despite fines, street sex trade continues in Madrid suburb

A total of 791 customers have been reported and 120 prostitutes fined using new security law