EL PAÍS SEMANAL

Višnja Pavelić: The daughter of a Croatian dictator who lived as a recluse in Madrid

The 92-year-old woman worshiped her late father, Ante Pavelić, whose regime was responsible for the genocide of more than 300,000 people in the Nazi puppet state of Croatia. Before her death, she invited us into her home where there was no remorse, only a deeply entrenched hatred

Historical memory

Who are the other dictators buried in Madrid?

In addition to Francisco Franco, the Spanish capital is the resting place of four other autocrats, including Rafael Trujillo from Dominican Republic and Fulgencio Batista from Cuba

AMERICAS

After decades of homophobia, Cuba closer to allowing same-sex marriage

The Cuban government has approved changes to the constitution that would allow gay couples to be married

AMERICAS

Miami gets a glimpse of a Cuba without the Castros

Cautious optimism among US Cuban community as Fidel’s brother Raúl prepares to hand over presidency

Florida shooting

Spanish teacher who survived Parkland shooting: “I screamed at my students to run”

Patricia Rivas Puerta, from La Rioja, recounts to EL PAÍS the hours leading up to the horrific Florida school attack

Latin America

“It was tough giving the order to execute Che”

Fifty years after revolutionary’s death, ex-CIA agent recalls informing Guevara he was to be shot

US immigration policy

‘Dreamers’ in the US: “Today is the day we rise up”

The Trump administration’s decision to end the so-called DACA program sparks widespread protests

Cuba

Cuban street artist told to remove his work from the walls of Havana

Yulier Rodríguez Pérez insists his paintings are not political, but merely an attempt to make people think

Music

Elvis is dead, but his memory lives on in Memphis

Fans from all over the world have descended on the king’s home to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his passing

AMERICAS

US health care: when your life is on the line

Millions of Americans could lose their health coverage if Republicans manage to repeal Obamacare. To many, this literally means the difference between life and death. Here are some of their stories

CUBAN-AMERICAN RELATIONS

In a first, Cuba loses patience with Trump’s “ridiculous” statements

US president criticizes regime on Independence Day; Havana chides “millionaire-tycoon-turned-president”

CUBA

Cuban dissident accuses Havana of “psychological war of attrition”

Opposition activist Eliécer Ávila says authorities stole his computer after arrival at Havana airport

Cuban espionage

No sign of release for the last Cuban spy in a US jail

Despite thaw in relations, Ana Belén Montes looks set to serve last nine years of quarter-century sentence

CUBA AFTER FIDEL

The White House and a recession threatening Raúl Castro’s last year

The veteran leader will be stepping aside in 2018, but uncertainty reigns in the current climate

Interview

“Immigrants have nothing to fear if they haven’t broken the law”

Carlos Giménez, mayor of Miami-Dade, now following order to hold detainees sought by federal authorities

CUBANS IN THE US

Cuba’s last “dry foot” enters the US

Yunieski Marcos is the last Cuban allowed into the country under the end of wet foot-dry foot policy

TRUMP AND THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY

The White House no longer speaks Spanish

Politicians, educators and activists say the move is detrimental in a country with 57 million Hispanics

LATIN AMERICA

Puerto Rico seeks to become US state in bid to escape economic meltdown

The island remains under the supervision of a Washington-appointed fiscal oversight board

SPANISH FOOD

Spain’s pig aristocracy emigrates to Texas

Two Spanish entrepreneurs become the first to bring animals to the United States for breeding

US RELATIONS WITH HAVANA

State of shock: Hopeful Cubans face uncertain future after Fidel Castro

Economy is greatest challenge as country struggles to adapt to end of a political era

DEATH OF FIDEL CASTRO

Thousands of Cubans gather in Havana for last goodbye to Fidel Castro

Ceremony attended by allied leaders from other Latin American nations, but not from Russia or China

DEATH OF FIDEL CASTRO

Farewell, Fidel

Cubans start paying last respects to deceased leader, whose ashes will be taken to Santiago for burial

LATIN AMERICA

With the death of Fidel Castro, Cuba bids definitive farewell to the 20th century

The passing of the founder of the Cuban Revolution closes a chapter in the history of Latin America

US-CUBA RELATIONS

Trump signs up vocal Cuba critic Mauricio Claver-Carone

Inclusion of lobbyist in Treasury team signals reversal of Obama’s rapprochement with Havana

LATIN AMERICA

Trump’s victory casts chilly shadow over Cuban thaw

President-elect’s statements regarding US policy toward island have raised concerns

BASEBALL

Cocaine and alcohol played role in death of Cuban baseball idol José Fernández

Post-mortem of athlete and two friends killed in boating accident revealed narcotics use

US ELECTIONS 2016

The ambivalence of Miami’s Latino community toward Trump and Clinton

Florida is a swing state where Obama won twice, but now Hillary has just a three-point advantage