Cáceres

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Demonstrators at a march against abortion in San Salvador, El Salvador, on April 7th. Women’s rights groups in El Salvador are urging lawmakers to allow abortions when a woman’s life is at risk and for minors who are raped. Photograph: Fred Ramos/The New York Times

When Teodora del Carmen Vásquez walked out of the Ilopango women’s prison a few weeks ago, she embraced her parents, her teenage son – and a movement (...)

Los Empalaos: one of the Maundy Thursday penitents in Valverde de la Vera. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty
Fiesta season in medieval Spain
  • Europe
  • February 17, 2018, 06:00

The Spanish love a fiesta, and nowhere more so than in the mountains of Extremadura, where they don’t do things by halves. In the town of Villanueva d(...)

Ko Pha Ngan food market in Thong Sala. Photograph: Ido Arbeit

La Cuisine restaurant, in the old town of Villefranche in the south of France is a very unassuming little restaurant that we stumbled upon for lunch. (...)

A lock on the home of indigenous activist Berta Cáceres, La Esperanza, Honduras, where she was murdered on March 3rd, 2016. Photograph: Nicky Milne/Thomson Reuters Foundation

Every night, land rights activist Felipe Benitez and his wife wedge shut the doors and windows of their home and pray gunmen do not break in to kill t(...)

The polluted waters of the Lempa river in Pinuelas village, 430km west of Honduran capital Tegucigalpa. Photograph:  Marvin Recinos/AFP/Getty Images

Honduras is the deadliest country on Earth to be a defender of environmental rights with conflict over mining, hydropower and agribusiness leading to(...)

Criminals with offshore links: Peruvian drug trafficker Ment Floor Dijkhuizen Cáceres, known as El Holandés;  “Queen of the South” Marllory Dadiana Chacón Rossell; Boss of Bosses Semion Mogilevich – the Ukranian was dubbed “the most dangerous mobster in the world” and Fernando del Valle, Chilean money launderer

In November 2005, customs officials at the Dutch port of Rotterdam got a tip: a shipment of asparagus from Peru might contain something besides veget(...)

A wildfire in Canon de Almadenes, one of three sites burning in Cieza, southeastern Spain, early on  August 7th, 2015. Photograph: Marcial Guillen/EPA

A wildfire that officials suspect was started deliberately has forced the evacuation of more than 1,400 people from two towns and two campsites in sou(...)

Madrid’s Plaza Mayor, a favourite with location with tourists, but visitor numbers to the city were down 22 per cent in August compared to the same month last year.
How Madrid lost its mojo

It sits, grey and unpainted, just outside central Madrid, on the city’s northeastern industrial outskirts. With one side of its semi-circular roof til(...)

Brazil’s Paulinho (right) heads  past Uruguay’s Martin Caceres and goalkeeper Fernando Muslera (left) to book final berth. Photograph: Sergio Moraes/Reuters

Brazil 2 Uruguay 1: Paulinho scored with a header four minutes from time to give Brazil a 2-1 win over Uruguay and take the host nation to the final o(...)