LATIN AMERICA

“I have seen a very difficult humanitarian situation in Venezuela”

Albert Rivera, head of Spanish emerging party Ciudadanos, meets with the opposition in Caracas

SPANISH POLITICS

Rajoy’s letter proves he has a hidden agenda, claims Spanish opposition

Parties and unions reject acting prime minister’s pledge to Brussels to make new cuts to reduce the deficit

POLITICS

Podemos compares Spanish leader Rajoy with Venezuela’s Maduro

Anti-austerity party says both are talking about other countries instead of addressing the problems in their own

SPANISH ELECTIONS

Campaign duel between Podemos and PP leaves Socialists stuck in the middle

Left and right are pressuring Pedro Sánchez to choose a post-election partner

SPANISH ELECTIONS

Podemos seals deal with communist group to run together in new election

Anti-austerity party and United Left seek to "win the country back for the popular classes"

SPANISH POLITICS

Spanish Socialists and Podemos begin battle for the left-wing vote

New campaign race sees emerging party depicted as “communists” and the Socialists ignored

POLITICS

Podemos uses last days of Congress to present media policies

Anti-austerity group calls for greater “independence” of state-funded entities

SPANISH POLITICS

Podemos leader chides journalists for “speaking badly” about his party

Pablo Iglesias later apologized on Twitter, saying he had not intended to “offend” anyone

POST-ELECTION PACTS

Podemos grassroots rejects doing deal with Socialists and Ciudadanos

More than 90% of membership wants a solely left-wing coalition

POST-ELECTION PACTS

A fresh election would yield lower turnout and hurt Podemos

New poll shows that Ciudadanos, the other emerging party, could benefit from voter weariness

POST-ELECTION PACTS

Podemos leader open to giving up post in a leftist government

Pablo Iglesias tells PSOE chief that he would be willing to forgo his demand to become deputy PM

POST-ELECTION PACTS

Podemos and Socialist leaders agree to restart negotiations next week

But Pablo Iglesias and Pedro Sánchez refuse to back down on issues that have prevented a deal so far

POLITICS

Barcelona mayor praises Podemos after criticizing leader’s “arrogance”

New book out about Ada Colau comes at a difficult time for the anti-austerity party

POLITICS

Podemos second-in-command readying move to win control of party

Íñigo Errejón drops out of public spotlight after dismissal of right-hand man by leader Iglesias

CRISIS in PODEMOS

Podemos dismisses top party official in effort to avoid internal rebellion

Leader Iglesias assumes control of territorial decisions after removing organization secretary

POST-ELECTION PACTS

Socialists will try to win support of Podemos’s regional allies

Galicia’s En Marea and Catalonia’s En Comú Podem’s await new proposal from PSOE chief

POST-ELECTION PACTS

Socialists confident divisions in Podemos will deliver abstention

Party leader Iglesias’ refusal to back PSOE chief’s PM bid sees him lose most ground in Metroscopia poll

POLITICS

Podemos leaders seek to put an end to crisis within party

Pablo Iglesias and his number two Íñigo Errejón meet to design strategy to get over the “attack”

POLITICS

Nine new resignations deepen internal crisis in Podemos party

But Madrid council members say their move does not affect support for the national project

POLITICS

Podemos leaders clash over control of the party

Resignation exposes rift between leftist group chief Pablo Iglesias and his number two

INVESTITURE DEBATE

After Pedro Sánchez loses investiture vote, what happens now?

Relations between the Socialist Party and Podemos have been left in tatters after debate

Post-election pacts

PSOE chief to call on parties to avert new election in investiture speech

Pedro Sánchez faces the session to vote in a new PM without the necessary support

Post-election pacts

Podemos rejects latest offer from PSOE in search of investiture support

Party leader Pablo Iglesias calls document a “copy paste” of their deal with Ciudadanos

Post-Election Pacts

PSOE negotiating deal with leftist parties and Ciudadanos in parallel

Podemos gives in and permits PSOE chief to hold talks with Albert Rivera’s center-right group

Post-election pacts

Socialists-Ciudadanos agreement clashes with Podemos’s program

Anti-austerity party says it will not support PSOE if it strikes deal with center-right group

Post-election Pacts

Podemos calls for Catalan referendum at beginning of new term

Iglesias seeks deputy prime minister spot and 15 ministries, says party document

POST-ELECTION PACTS

Corruption and territorial policy: the key obstacles to cross-party deals

Podemos comes up with new proposal for Socialists after a week stuck on the sidelines