Bolivia nationalises Spanish-owned power company

A month after Argentina angered the Spanish government by taking over the Spanish-owned oil company YPF, Bolivian President Evo Morales has nationalised the Spanish-owned electric power company Transportadora de Electricidad (TDE). On this occasion, however, the reaction from Spain has been more muted.

Give them circuses…but no animals

A few countries in the world, not many, have taken the step of banning the use of wild animals in circuses, but one country has now taken the next step by banning the use of all animals, wild or domestic.