US ELECTIONS 2016

Barack Obama turns his sights on Donald Trump

Outgoing president looks to preserve his administration’s achievements while helping Hillary Clinton win in November

US ELECTIONS 2016

Donald Trump and Paul Ryan hold “encouraging’ meeting

Republican congressional leader and the presumptive nominee put party unity over their differences

US ELECTIONS 2016

The Bush family turns its back on Trump

Presumptive Republican nominee comes up against the misgivings of the GOP old guard

US ELECTIONS 2016

Hillary Clinton, the only hurdle left between Trump and the White House

The US race will be tight: although Trump is the most unpopular candidate in recent memory, Clinton ranks second

US ELECTIONS 2016

The ace up his sleeve: Trump uses factory shutdown to argue for tariffs

The Republican contender is winning voters thanks to his support for legislation that would protect American jobs

US ELECTIONS 2016

Donald Trump’s foreign policy in two words: “America First”

Likely Republican presidential candidate presents leadership credentials in Washington speech

US ELECTION 2016

Trump and Clinton approach the final furlong in race for nominations

The Republican hopeful is already talking as if he has won the race, while Clinton is reaching out to rival Bernie Sanders

US Elections 2016

Donald Trump’s distorted image of the United States

Vision of a country verging on revolt jars with strong economy and popular president

LATIN AMERICA

Obama asks Argentineans for an end to long history of mistrust

US president promises to declassify files from the dictatorship during Buenos Aires visit

OBAMA'S HISTORIC CUBA VISIT

Obama defends democracy in Havana speech to Cuban nation

US president and Cuban leader Raúl Castro chat for an hour at a friendly baseball match

Obama’s historic Cuba visit

Obama arrives in Cuba to seal the thawing of diplomatic relations

US president to meet Raúl Castro, business leaders and dissidents during historic visit

US Election 2016

Republicans desperately seek ways to stop Donald Trump

Party leaders have 15 days before the next primary in Florida to find a way to prevent his nomination

US Election 2016

Super Tuesday sees Trump and Clinton edge closer to nomination

The New York mogul and former state secretary win by wide margins at primaries

US Elections 2016

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders win New Hampshire primaries

Divisions among moderate Republicans helping strengthen magnate’s candidacy

REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL RACE

Trump’s aura fades, expectations shift after his Iowa defeat

Candidates now head to New Hampshire, where tycoon-turned-politician is expected to win

US Election

Ted Cruz defeats Trump in Iowa Republican caucus

Hillary Clinton achieves narrow win over Bernie Sanders in tight Democratic race

US POLITICS

Obama’s legacy? US President prepares for final State of the Union

Historians and political experts analyze the leader’s time in the White House

LATIN AMERICA

The immigrant who’s helping Hillary Clinton mobilize Latino voters

Lorella Praeli was a rights activist before taking on her role for the Democratic candidate

US ELECTIONS

From cutting-edge technology to old-fashioned door-to-door

EL PAÍS visits Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Brooklyn

Latin America

Pope Francis’s US visit underscores divisions among nation’s Catholics

Pontiff due to arrive from Cuba, where he refused to criticize Castro regime

US ROYAL VISIT

Obama expresses deep commitment to “strong, unified Spain”

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia make first official visit to the United States While not explicitly mentioned, the Catalan issue hovered over Washington meeting

US Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage legal

Landmark decision paves way for nationwide unions, which Spain has allowed since 2005

LATIN AMERICA

United States removes Cuba from state sponsors of terrorism list

Washington announcement marks further step toward reopening of embassies

Latin America

Obama seeking to patch up relations with Latin America at regional summit

US president will use Cuba as example to show leaders Washington is open to dialogue

LATIN AMERICA

New era begins between historic rivals

The US-Cuba rapprochement removes the last vestige of the Cold War in Latin America

FOREIGN RELATIONS

Alan Gross case trips up thawing relations between US and Cuba

The American contractor has spent five years in a Havana prison for “subversion”

latin america

“Our first priority is to manage this serious humanitarian situation”

US Vice President Joe Biden explains his views on the child migrant crisis in an exclusive interview