EDITORIAL

A problem that affects us all

Discrimination and violence against women concern the whole of society

Religion in Mexico

Jesus ‘sacked’ from Mexico’s most famous religious procession

Erick Eduardo Guzmán fired from role in passion play for failing to disclose fact he was married

Cuban espionage

No sign of release for the last Cuban spy in a US jail

Despite thaw in relations, Ana Belén Montes looks set to serve last nine years of quarter-century sentence

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

The difficulties of accessing a safe abortion procedure in Mexico

Women must travel to the capital, the only place where terminations are allowed until the 12th week

IMMIGRATION

Spain rejects EU petition to extend holding periods for illegal immigrants

Current 60-day limit will not be expanded to six months or more, says secretary of state for security

CRIME

Spanish police arrest suspected ringleader of ‘dine and dash’ gang

Two restaurants in northern Spain hit by christening and wedding meal scammers to tune of €12,000

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, March 8, 2017

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 8, 2017

Language and inequality

The Royal Spanish Academy’s problem with ‘the weaker sex’

Online petition calls for term to be “eliminated” from leading dictionary of language

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

Spain’s female executives earn 16% less than their male counterparts

Eurostat analysis on eve of International Women’s Day shows that Spain ranks better than EU average