LATIN AMERICA

Chilean boy tortured and killed after being ‘falsely accused’ of rape

The parents of a five-year-old girl beat a young teen for 12 hours before killing him

FARC PEACE DEAL

Colombia’s FARC takes first steps on road to political mainstream

New alliance to act as parliamentary watchdog in lead-up to guerrilla group entering Congress

UNITED STATES

Trump inauguration clouded by lawsuit with Spanish chef José Andrés

Judge says busy schedule no excuse as president-elect forced to testify in contract case

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE

In court, Catalan official defends right to “debate independence”

House speaker Carme Forcadell is being investigated for disobedience after allowing a vote on July 27

MOVIES

The 2017 Oscars shun Hispanic films

Neither Almodóvar’s ‘Julieta’ nor 13 other contenders from Spanish-speaking nations get shortlisted

THE NADIA CASE

Parents of ill girl planned to flee after getting caught in charity scam

Catalan investigators conclude that the couple was living off the donations meant for their daughter

LGBTQ rights

Spain’s transgender men start menstruating due to drug shortage

Critics ask if there are political or economic motives behind lack of testosterone medication