FREEDOM OF SPEECH

Ultra-conservative groups protest ‘God has a vagina’ play in Madrid

The Spanish Association of Christian Lawyers, which also filed a complaint against actor Willy Toledo, has accused local authorities and the creators of offending religious sentiment

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 19, 2019

BULLFIGHTS IN SPAIN

Supreme Court puts definitive end to torture of bull at Toro de la Vega

The ruling rejects an appeal filed by Tordesillas town hall, which argued that there was no reason to prohibit the killing of the animal at the festivities by a crowd armed with spears

CATALONIA

Catalan premier refuses to remove separatist symbols from public buildings

This marks the second time that Quim Torra has ignored instructions from election officials, who are seeking to ensure political neutrality ahead of polls in April and May

FOOD

Celebrity chefs bring a taste of Spain to New York’s new neighborhood

José Andrés and the brothers Ferran and Albert Adriá have teamed up to create Mercado Little Spain inside the mega-development Hudson Yards