SPANISH POLITICS

Spanish PM, opposition chief hold meeting but find no common ground

Pedro Sánchez needs the support of Popular Party leader Pablo Casado if he is to make changes to several key institutions, including the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court

AMERICAS

US disconcerted at Spain’s apparent change of tack on Venezuela

Official calls PM Pedro Sánchez’s failure to meet with Juan Guaidó during the latter’s visit to Madrid “unfortunate”

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, February 17, 2020

EUROPEAN UNION

Berlin, Paris hoping Spain will stay close to EU’s French-German bloc

The new Spanish foreign minister has said that the country could form different alliances depending on its interests

DEPOPULATION

Why college graduates are leaving Spain’s deserted interior for Madrid

Faced with limited job opportunities, more and more young Spaniards are moving from their hometowns to find work in the capital

HISTORY

One of the world’s longest Roman aqueducts was in Valencia, scholars discover

Although only a few sections have survived, this feat of engineering covered 98.6 kilometers between the mountains and the regional capital