LULA TRIAL

Lula da Silva: “It is not I, but the Brazilian people who have been convicted”

Former president says he will still be standing for the presidency despite losing his appeal over corruption charges

COLOMBIA AIR CRASH

“Angry” Chapecoense president takes aim at Lamia airlines

Interim chief says Brazilian soccer club will look at taking legal measures against carrier

Latin America

Brazilians stage third march to demand president’s resignation

Thousands take to the streets of large cities as Rousseff’s approval rating stands at 8%

Latin America

The Brazilian comic-book antihero out for revenge against corruption

The Indoctrinator’s battle against unscrupulous officials has made the character a cult hit

Latin America

Death of Brazilian pop star stuns half of country and baffles other

While millions mourned the passing of Cristiano Araújo, others had no idea who he was

Mom, I’m staying in Spain

Returning Latin Americans can have trouble getting their Spanish-born children to join them

UNDERGROUND ECONOMY

Become an illegal homeowner for €1,000

Squatting in Spain is nothing new But now gangs are profiting from the crisis by renting and selling empty properties in the capital

Collapse of swing set kills schoolgirl in public play park

Eleven-year-old could not be revived by ambulance crew after incident in Madrid neighborhood

HEALTHCARE PRIVATIZATION

“We have demonstrated that the public model is the cheapest”

Doctors associations celebrate Madrid’s withdrawal of hospital outsourcing plans