LATIN AMERICA

Argentina omits Falkland Islands from map; online uproar swiftly follows

Social Development Ministry apologizes for “mistake” that slipped into its New Year greeting

Anísio Jobim prison mutiny

Decapitations and butchery, as Brazilian jail riot leaves at least 50 dead

Rival gangs escalate ongoing struggle within prison system for control of drug trade in north of country

Military disaster

Families win moral victory in saga of Spain’s Yak-42 plane crash

Council of State says Defense department knew of risks before accident in which 62 servicemen died

EXTREME WEATHER

Video: Brazilian woman struck by lightning on beach

The victim, aged 25, was seriouly injured while walking along the shoreline near São Paulo

Spanish history

What should Madrid do with its Franco-era victory arch?

Critics want the monument celebrating troops of former Spanish dictator torn down

SPELUNKING

Spain’s CJ-3: a cave as beautiful as it is deadly

Scientists are investigating why this well-known chasm has suddenly run out of oxygen

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, January 3, 2017

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, January 3, 2017

PUBLIC HEALTH

Spain eyes limits on advertising in fight against teen drinking

Authorities want new law to deal with growing problem of alcohol abuse among minors

SPAIN AND BREXIT

Spanish residents in UK: “Brexit has turned us into bargaining chips”

London-based Facebook group is using social media to defend rights in run up to EU exit