US-CUBA RELATIONS

Trump signs up vocal Cuba critic Mauricio Claver-Carone

Inclusion of lobbyist in Treasury team signals reversal of Obama’s rapprochement with Havana

GLOBAL ECONOMICS

“Renegotiating NAFTA might not be a terrible thing”: IDB chief economist

Trade deal could do with revision, says José Juan Ruiz of the Inter-American Development Bank

COLOMBIA

Colombia’s paramilitaries raise the specter of a return to violence

Spate of killings threatens efforts to conclude a revised peace deal with FARC guerrillas

FERTILITY TREATMENTS

In Spain, 230,000 frozen embryos await an unclear fate

Left over from fertility treatments, they could be donated or used by science, but there are few takers

US POLITICS

Could California become independent after Trump victory?

Secessionist group in US state has pushed forward vote plans after recent presidential election

ECONOMY

Spanish government delays budget plans to gain negotiating room

Popular Party resists pressure from Ciudadanos to rush budget talks in lead-up to Christmas

FOREIGN TRADE

Spanish exports stagnate after hitting historic highs

Overseas trade has hit record levels but has been slowing since July and was stagnant in September

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, November 22, 2016

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Ros

Ros cartoon, November 22, 2016