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Ros

Ros cartoon, December 1, 2016

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El Roto

El Roto cartoon, December 1, 2016

OVERSEAS AID

When will Spain resume contributions to the Global Fund to combat AIDS?

Government spending on overseas aid depends on 2017 budget, still to be announced

REAL ESTATE

US developer planning mega-resort outside Madrid

The Cordish Companies says €2.2bn project will create 56,000 jobs and attract millions of visitors

COLOMBIA AIR CRASH

The short life of Lamia, the airline that should have flown Chapecoense to glory

Low-cost carrier was set up in Venezuela to provide regional charter flights

LATIN AMERICA

Colombia’s Congress approves revised peace deal with FARC

But critics say congressional move bypasses the “popular mandate” that rejected the original agreement

SPANISH FIESTAS

Valencia’s Las Fallas festival lands UNESCO world heritage status

United Nations agency highlights artistic merit and inclusiveness of massively popular cultural event

2017 BUDGET

Spain to hike taxes on tobacco, alcohol and soft drinks to raise €8 billion

Corporate tax regime and crackdown on fraud also on agenda as Madrid aims to hit EU deficit targets

ESPIONAGE

Spanish-born German spy and terror suspect starred in gay porn films

Secret services employeee allegedly used same alias in jihadist forums that he used in adult films

COLOMBIA AIR CRASH

Copa Sudamericana: the final where soccer was the least of it

Medellín stadium pays emotional tribute to the Brazilian players who died in this week’s accident

REGIONAL AFFAIRS

What’s in a name? Palma de Mallorca decides to keep it simple, again

Capital city of popular Spanish holiday island decides it’s the only one of its kind and shortens moniker