LITERATURE

“The prince is dead, the prince is dead!” – Remembering Rubén Darío

Madrid exhibition observes 100th anniversary of the death of Nicaraguan poet and diplomat

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, September 21, 2016

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 21, 2016

BRAZIL

Brazil’s Lula to stand trial over corruption case at state oil firm

Former president says he is subject of a politically motivated “witch hunt” over Petrobras scandal

CHILE

The day that Chile’s Augusto Pinochet turned his sights on Washington DC

US capital observes 40th anniversary of the death of exiled politician Orlando Letelier in a car bomb

TOURISM

Barcelona residents spell out problem of Airbnb illegal holiday rentals

Locals booked unlicensed accommodation using the site then called city officials to complain

SPANISH DIPLOMACY

In UN speech, Spanish king allays concerns over lack of government

Felipe VI tells General Assembly in New York that Spaniards will overcome this difficult moment

CRIME

Spanish soccer chief’s niece killed in Mexican “express” kidnapping

María Villar Galaz, aged 39, was snatched after she took a taxi in Mexico City