INTERNET

Facebook vice-president: “Brazil and Mexico are two of our main countries”

Regional company head Diego Dzodan unveils social media giant’s plans for greater global connectivity

MEXICO

Weekend killings in Acapulco highlight Guerrero’s catastrophic murder rate

Southwestern state is locked in spiral of violence between rival drug cartels that is hitting tourism sector

THE ROCK

Royal Navy fires flares at Spanish research ship in waters near Gibraltar

The incident happened in an area that is contested by Spain and the United Kingdom

MEXICO

Frontman for disgraced Mexican governor handled $7m property portfolio

Further details emerge about activities of Moisés Mansur and his links to Javier Duarte

ARGENTINA

Aconcagua climbers will have to pay for their own helicopter rescue

Provincial authorities in Mendoza say cost of providing $2,500-an-hour service is too high

SPANISH POLITICS

Spaniards’ concerns about corruption soar under PM Mariano Rajoy

But surveys also show that Popular Party voters are less worried about political graft than others

TAXES

Spanish government eyes tax hike on tobacco, alcohol and diesel fuel

Proposals backed by emerging center-right group Ciudadanos to avoid income tax increase

CLIMATE

Rain, wind and waves: Spain braces for wild fall weather

Rainfall to lash much of Spanish mainland with localized heavy seas and strong winds forecast

THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR

All the colors of the Spanish Civil War

British historian Antony Beevor on his role in new documentary marking 80th anniversary of conflict