In Extremadura, entire families participate in harvesting peppers and making smoked paprika. A museum in Jaraiz de la Vera honors the Hernández family and others in the region who have been instrumental in the production of the spice.
Three weeks after appearing to lose her re-election bid, Barcelona's leftist mayor Ada Colau won another four-year term Saturday. Barcelona was not the only city that had elected a "municipalist" government.
For almost a century, few in the United States celebrated Cinco de Mayo. In the mid-20th century, sparked by the growing Chicano movement the David versus Goliath story fittingly mirrored the struggle for civil rights.