MEXICO

Barbara McClatchie: the murder of a globetrotting artist in Mexico

Photographer killed in retirement paradise in Yucatán Peninsula, a peaceful tourist region

COLOMBIA PEACE DEAL

Colombian president announces extension for ceasefire to October 31

Juan Manuel Santos hoping to pile pressure on opponents of peace deal with FARC

LATIN AMERICA

Argentina’s prison system: outdated, under-resourced and overcrowded

EL PAÍS visits one of the country’s toughest jails, Olmos in Buenos Aires

Jamie Oliver’s paella tweet sparks anger, hilarity and political analysis

But his use of chorizo is not the first example of a foreign chef getting creative with Spanish food

CRIME

Brazilian family was hacked to death by a nephew, Spanish police confirm

Civil Guard accuses police in Brazil of letting the suspect walk free after he flew back home

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 5, 2016.

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, October 5, 2016

DEFENSE

Spanish jets respond to “provocative” Russian show of force off Bilbao

Two Tupolev ‘Blackjack’ bombers monitored from Norway to Spain in September

SPANISH POLITICS

Congress rushes to change election date in case no governing deal is struck

Deeply divided Socialist Party has to quickly decide whether it lets acting PM form a government

TECHNOLOGY
ECONOMY

IMF raises Spain’s growth forecast despite ongoing political stalemate

The economy will expand 3.1% this year and 2.2% in 2017, says the global financial institution

LANGUAGE

This is the milk! Why is Spain obsessed with ‘leche’ expressions?

Non-Spaniards are often nonplussed by the rich variety of ways in which Spaniards use the word