CATALAN INDEPENDENCE

Catalan government misused €1.9 million in funds, says Civil Guard report

Investigating judge asks Finance Minister Cristóbal Montoro to explain statements to the contrary

International relations

Spain and Venezuela agree to rebuild ties after months-long diplomatic spat

Spanish government suspects Nicolás Maduro wants to restore relations to improve country’s international standing as it heads into elections

EDITORIAL

A vacuum on Spain’s political left

Center-right group Ciudadanos cannot be the only alternative to the governing Popular Party. Ideas are needed from the Socialists and Podemos

Spanish politics

Eyeing 2019 elections, Spain’s leftist parties make surprising moves

Madrid Mayor Manuela Carmena has been approached by rival Socialists to run as their own candidate in upcoming polls

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, April 19, 2018

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, April 19, 2018

TOWARD THE END OF ETA

ETA to announce definitive end in French Basque Country in May

The group, which waged a violent campaign for independence that cost the lives of 829 people, has been seeking international support before making the announcement

YOUNG PEOPLE IN SPAIN

This is what it feels like to be a youngster in Spain’s most deserted area

Mountain region between Guadalajara, Teruel and Cuenca has a lower population density than Lapland