LATIN AMERICAN DICTATORSHIPS

Argentineans march to protest ruling favoring repression-era criminals

Tens of thousands of people converge on Plaza de Mayo a day after Congress passed fast-track law

LATIN AMERICA POLITICS

Argentina’s Congress unites to prevent leniency for jailed dictatorship leaders

Impassioned session of the lower house creates unexpected unity among normally divided groups

CRISIS IN CARACAS

Health crisis in Venezuela: infant mortality and disease rates are soaring

Official report shows effects of a chronic shortage of medicine and supplies at hospitals and pharmacies

wine industry

The Spanish cava hangover

Stagnation of sales in Spain and strategy to drop ‘own brand’ products proving bad for business

FRANCO'S LEGACY

Spanish Congress approves removal of Franco’s remains from Valley of Fallen

Vote has huge symbolic importance, but does not mean exhumation will take place any time soon

UBER

“Uber is a transportation company”: European Union backs Spanish courts

Advocate General considers that 27 member states can force the company to have licenses for its activity

EDITORIAL

Cyclists on Spanish roads

The Spanish authorities need to take measures to stop dangerous drivers getting behind the wheel

Cartoon

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 11, 2017

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, May 11, 2017

MONEY LAUNDERING

Spain’s stores to flag up foreigners spending more than €10,000 in cash

Government announces crackdown on money laundering in line with 2015 EU directive

Economy

Brussels boosts Spain’s growth forecast for 2017 to 2.8%

The EU has revised the country’s economic outlook, situating it above the rest of Europe

AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Faced with soaring rents, Barcelona tenants unite to create a “union”

Sindicato de Inquilinos is not ruling out city-wide rental strike mirroring dramatic events of 1931