INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Spanish unions say 5.3 million observed morning strike on Women’s Day

Mayors of Madrid and Barcelona throw their weight behind unprecedented action to demand an end to inequality

AMERICAS

From Youtuber to kidnapper? Young Mexican arrested for bitcoin ransom

Germán Loera, 23, who used to post motivational videos online, is in prison for the alleged kidnap of 33-year-old lawyer Thania Denisse

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

EL PAÍS journalists back March 8 feminist strike with 24-hour stoppage

Female employees from newsrooms in Spain, Mexico and Brazil are supporting the fight for gender equality

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, March 8, 2018

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 8, 2018

Social media

Ten years of “Me gusta” – Facebook celebrates a decade in Spanish

Translation into the second language after English was key to expanding the social media network beyond the United States

Agriculture

Forget the orange, buy the tree: Valencia project revolutionizes traditional farming

Naranjas del Carmen gives clients chance to have lifelong relationship with the source of their fruit

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

A movement that’s being driven by young women

Spain is currently going through a generational change among feminist movements, one that has been key to organizing the March 8 actions