SECURITY

Dangerous cities list: Latin America confirmed as world murder capital

Venezuelan capital of Caracas heads the ranking with 130.35 homicides for every 100,000 inhabitants

AVIATION

IAG’s Level and Norwegian compete in trans-Atlantic low-cost route battle

Both companies begin operations out of Barcelona airport, starting with flights to Los Angeles

Corruption

Spain’s anti-corruption chief quits over Panama firm controversy

But Manuel Moix receives support of attorney general who says there was no wrongdoing

CRISIS IN CARACAS

Divisions at OAS summit postpone diplomatic solution to Venezuela crisis

Members of Organization of American States will try again at June general assembly in Cancún

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Ros

Ros cartoon, June 1, 2017

TRANSPORTATION

As their licenses lose value, Spain’s taxi drivers fight Uber and Cabify

Nationwide strikes focus on getting the government to reduce the number of livery cars

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El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 1, 2017

SPANISH POLITICS

Spain’s PM buys time with very narrow budget victory in Congress

Mariano Rajoy’s minority government manages to secure approval for its 2017 spending blueprint

Domestic violence

Gender violence rate rises in Spain for second consecutive year

More than 28,000 women required some form of official protection measure in 2016, up 2.4%

environment

The silent but deadly trail of the Asian hornet in Spain

Scientists battling to halt damaging invasion that began in the north of the country in 2010