Sony, Amazon pull out of Barcelona Mobile World Congress over coronavirus fears

Several major tech companies have withdrawn from the annual event due to concerns about the disease, which has so far infected two people in Spain


A ‘guiri’s’ guide: What is El Gordo, and why is it so popular?

For those unfamiliar with the yearly tradition that is Spain’s Christmas lottery, here’s a quick explainer of the famous draw that has enchanted the nation for more than 200 years


Spain’s beloved cartoon genius Forges dies at age 76

The iconic cartoonist captivated the country with his ironic and playful critique of Spanish society

Catalan Independence

An X-ray of Puigdemont’s speech in Brussels

EL PAÍS analyzes the contradictions in the former premier’s appearance on Tuesday


“The world is moving toward George Orwell:” Richard Blair

The son of the author of ‘1984’ reflects on the legacy of his father during a visit to Spain

Mexico and Cuba seal their reconciliation

The Mexican president said his country's investors want to "participate in the economic modernization of the island."


CELAC summit closes in Havana with battle cry against poverty in region

Two-day gathering of 31 leaders seen as a diplomatic coup for Cuba


Cuba pulls off diplomatic coups as host country of CELAC summit

Washington calls on Castro to release activists prevented from protesting at event


Cuba jumps back into the regional diplomatic realm

Havana hosts 31 Latin American and Caribbean leaders for CELAC summit


Juan Gelman, Argentinean poet of love and pain, dies aged 83

The writer won unanimous recognition in the world of Spanish letters


Álvaro Mutis and his literary mariner reach the end of their voyage

Prize-winning Colombian poet and writer passes away at 90 in Mexico City