LATIN AMERICA

Cristina Kirchner faces investigation over alleged cover-up of bombing

Court reopens case brought by Alberto Nisman, whose death two years ago has still not been explained

New technologies

Half of social media users in Latin America have gone hungry in last year

New study reveals soaring popularity of Facebook and WhatsApp despite persistent poverty

LATIN AMERICA

Police investigate disappearance of Greek ambassador in Rio

Authorities analyzing corpse found inside what is believed to be missing diplomat’s rental car

END OF THE YEAR ROUND-UP

Most-read articles of 2016: Part 2

As this extraordinary year for news draws to a close, we look back at the highlights from the English Edition

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, December 30, 2016

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El Roto

El Roto cartoon, December 30, 2016

SPANISH LAW

Terrorists or troublemakers?

In 2015, six anarchists were arrested and one sent to prison where he remains, despite flimsy evidence

Charity fraud

Judge orders parents of sick girl to pay €1.2 million civil liability bond

Couple allegedly fraudulently raised nearly €1 million for cutting-edge treatments for their daughter

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE BID

Former Catalan premier’s right-hand man faces court over independence vote

Francesc Homs accused of disobedience for involvement in 2014 unofficial referendum