CATALONIA

German prosecutors call for Carles Puigdemont to be extradited to Spain

Ousted premier may vote by proxy in next session of Catalan parliament while he awaits a decision

Venezuela-Cuba relations

The secret memo to Raúl Castro

“We have managed to control the nation with the largest oil reserves on the planet without firing a single shot and without openly involving our armed forces. And we have done it without the world realizing that the Venezuelan government’s most important decisions are made by us”

Cartoons

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, April 3, 2018

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, April 3, 2018

ANIMAL WELFARE

One elephant killed, two injured after road accident in southeast Spain

Animals with bloodied faces wandered along the A-30 Albacete highway, which was closed for over two hours due to incident

CATALONIA

Spanish prosecutors investigating Catalan “republic defense committees”

Separatist groups behind roadblocks deny accusations of vandalism and denounce judicial persecution

Economy

The shellfish mafia on Galicia’s coasts

Groups of poachers are shifting tons of illegal seafood every year, selling what they harvest to restaurants and fish markets