MEXICAN ELECTIONS

Video: Mexican politician Andrés Manuel López Obrador hit with eggs

Presidential candidate hustled away from campaign meeting in Huatusco, state of Veracruz

Catalan bid for independence

Podemos: Catalan independence vote would be “legitimate mobilization”

Leader Pablo Iglesias says unilateral plebiscite planned for September could not be binding

Drug crime in Mexico

“Mexico is 10 times worse than when I was locked up:” Mireles

Ex-leader of Michoacán self-defense militia talks about current state of nation and future plans

animal rights

170,000 signatures to save unregistered pet bovine facing slaughter

“Nobody is going to touch Margarita the cow,” say local residents defiantly, with support of vegan NGO

TOURISM

Spain: Vacation rentals offering more beds than hotels for the first time

New report tracks rise of short-term tourist lodging in 22 major cities, and finds exponential growth

Cartoon

Ros

Ros cartoon, May 26, 2017

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El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 26, 2017

FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

Spain plans to reinforce security measures at sports events and concerts

Minister says national threat level will be kept at second-highest after reviewing Manchester details

US-SPAIN RELATIONS

Rajoy reminds Trump of Madrid’s role in NATO international missions

“Our country has always responded to every crisis,” says Spanish PM over spending commitments