THE AMERICAS

Valencian lawyer freed from US jail, but yet to head home to see daughter

María José Carrascosa was sent to prison after taking child to Spain against wishes of father

US ELECTIONS

Trump makes surprise visit to Mexico despite months of verbal attacks

Republican candidate’s trip to see President Peña Nieto is part of bid to improve his image

SPANISH POLITICS

What happens if Mariano Rajoy does not get reinstated?

If the PP nominee does not secure the necessary support at the investiture vote this week, there will be two months to either form a government or hold new elections

TOURISM

July shatters tourism records in Spain

There were 9.6 million visitors last month, beating previous all-time high set in August 2015

spanish politics

Socialist chief in Congress: “We cannot support what we want to change”

On day two of investiture debate, Pedro Sánchez reiterates that he will vote against interim PM Mariano Rajoy, increasing the likelihood of a third general election in Spain

ENVIRONMENT

Drug dealers find a more lucrative trade: sea cucumbers

Demand in China is pushing illegal harvesters into the waters of southern Spain