DRUG SMUGGLING

Drug rug: Spanish police detain man with half a kilo of cocaine under his wig

Officers in Barcelona’s El Prat airport became suspicious given the Colombian suspect’s nervous behavior, as well as the size of his hairpiece and hat

IMMIGRATION IN SPAIN

How the streets of Barcelona have become a refuge for unaccompanied migrants

Rising numbers of minors and young adults who are homeless and in some cases are committing crimes have left the local authorities overwhelmed

BOOKS

Eighty years later, book of children’s drawings prefaced by Aldous Huxley sees the light in Spain

The collection came out in 1938 to raise funds to help Spanish youngsters who were living through the Civil War

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 16, 2019

US-SPAIN RELATIONS

The day that Trump ignored Spain in mission to stop an Iranian oil tanker

The US partnered with London, not Madrid, to stop a vessel bound for Syria in breach of EU sanctions that passed near Gibraltar in disputed territorial waters

LGBT RIGHTS

Madrid LGBT activists: “We teach the workshops that Vox wants to ban”

Volunteers speak out after the far-right party requests the names of people who work to raise awareness of the communities at public schools in the region