AMERICAS

Venezuela’s Maduro says he will attend regional summit with or without an invitation

Peru withdrew the president’s invite to Summit of the Americas amid concerns over upcoming elections

CRISIS IN CATALONIA

Spanish government plans to end “Catalan-only” school language policy

The region’s controversial system could be altered by Madrid as part of its takeover of regional self-rule

CATALONIA

Prominent media producer under probe for role in Catalan independence bid

Despite controlling lucrative soccer rights in Spain, Jaume Roures is a committed Trotskyite

Professional gamers

The rise of e-sports is a virtual reality

Mired in negative clichés, video games have hooked youngsters all over the world who now follow professional gamers closely. As the electronic sports industry evolves, we present some of its protagonists

PyeongChang Olympic Games 2018

Spanish Olympic skater Javier Fernández on course for medal

Madrid-born figure skater is edging in on the podium after strong performance in the short program

EDITORIAL

Another avoidable tragedy

Washington cannot allow going to school to become a game of Russian roulette

politics

With no Catalan government in sight, Madrid prepares for long-term control

Authorities have to address pressing needs in education, healthcare and emergency planning

Cartoons

Ros

Ros cartoon, February 16, 2018

Cartoons

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 16, 2018

Cancer research

Spanish-led research finds “starting grid” for most lethal kind of cancer

International team led by oncologist Paco Real discovers state of the pancreas that leads to tumors