TRUMP’S WALL

US security firms and border agencies get behind Trump’s wall

Delegates at Border Security Expo in Texas cautiously optimistic about business opportunities

Corruption in Mexico

How fugitive Mexican ex-governor Javier Duarte was finally arrested

Politician from the ruling PRI fled Veracruz in October after being charged with corruption

aviation

Is the ‘ghost airport’ in Spain’s Murcia region finally set for take-off?

Regional authorities putting management of Corvera hub out to tender despite ongoing legal dispute

EDUCATION

Madrid to inspect school where girls knit and boys visit soccer stadiums

State-subsidized Catholic college in hot water over segregated extra-curricular activities

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, April 17, 2017

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, April 17, 2017

Catalan independence

Catalonia prefers greater autonomy over independence from Spain

Latest opinion poll shows Catalans want negotiated settlement that would give region greater powers

TOURISM

When a residential apartment in Madrid turns into a tourist nightmare

The long-term residents in a central block of flats have had enough of the constant stream of visitors