CRIME

With 135,000 murders a year, crime is Latin America’s top concern

Security gathering in Buenos Aires estimates the cost of escalating violence at $120bn a year

ECONOMY

Spain’s public deficit rises to 3.27% of GDP in first seven months of year

Finance Ministry figures raise doubts over Spain’s ability to meet targets set by Brussels

MEXICO

Archbishop of Mexico City: “A child is more likely to suffer sexual abuse at the hands of a homosexual father”

Conservative cleric ups the stakes in his campaign against government plans for same-sex marriage

OPINION

Gunslingers for peace

How four international mediators helped the Colombian government reach agreement with the FARC

Madrid Arena deaths

Promoter behind Madrid Arena tragedy given four-year jail sentence

Madrid court finds Miguel Ángel Flores responsible for deaths of five young girls at dance music event

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, September 27, 2016

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 27, 2016

CRIME

Were drug debts behind murder of Brazilian family in Spain?

Investigators believe victims may have been killed after a deal went wrong

SPORT

How the seeds of corruption are sown in Spain’s junior soccer leagues

A father and son have met stiff opposition in their fight against a clear case of match-rigging

COLOMBIA PEACE TALKS

Colombia hopes to turn the page on half a century of conflict

International community shows support at signing ceremony between FARC guerillas and government

SPANISH ELECTIONS

Time running out as Spain fights to avoid third election in a year

Socialist Party’s leadership crisis delays cross-party talks on forming government