LATIN AMERICA

Mexicans working in the United States earn six times more than at home

Salary gap between the two countries explains immigration and why US companies head south

Trump and US Hispanic community

The White House speaks Spanish again… on Twitter

But website of Donald Trump’s official residence remains an English-only zone, for now

CULTURE

Spain’s Pedro Almodóvar to head Cannes film festival jury

Director is first Spaniard to get tapped for the job, and says he is “honored and a bit overwhelmed”

HEALTH

Cancer cases in Spain jumped 15% from 2012 to 2015

As life expectancy rises, so does number of diagnoses, which has already passed 2020 forecast

TRAVEL

Low-cost airline Ryanair to launch new routes from Spain

Carrier announces total of seven new services, saying it will pass on savings from reduced airport taxes

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 1, 2017

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, February 1, 2017

COUNTERFEIT MONEY

The Spanish cannery owner who became a master counterfeiter

Spain’s biggest maker of fake bills faces prison over money-printing operation in remote village

US-SPANISH RELATIONS

Spanish government fails to speak out against Trump’s travel ban

PP spokesman opts for “making our principles clear, not shouting out nor being too strident”

ECONOMY

Spain fails to hit annual renewable energy targets in 2015

Despite shortfall of 1.1%, Brussels is confident Madrid will meet its overall goal of 20% by 2020

FOREIGN INVESTMENT

Spain ranks third as Plan B for foreign investors fleeing Brexit

Study on effects of UK referendum finds Madrid is fifth most attractive European city and Barcelona 10th