Spanish Cabinet rolls out new measures to cushion economic blow of coronavirus crisis

Evictions placed on hold, interest-free microcredits for tenants and financial aid for temporary workers are among the government's new initiatives


Getting around Spain’s lockdown rules: the motorcyclist who traveled 21km to buy bread

Civil Guard officers have heard all sort of excuses from people for breaking the coronavirus confinement, and have fined 3,695 drivers for traveling to their second homes


After small reprieve, daily coronavirus deaths spike in Spain once more

A total of 849 people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, setting a new record. Infections are up 11% from Monday, to 94,417 cases



In our current crisis, individual isolation saves lives. But, between countries, isolation will make the costs – both human and economic – much higher


Spain prepares fresh economic relief for the self-employed

With the economy in slow motion, small entrepreneurs may soon benefit from extended deadlines on social security payment obligations


Government counting on opposition support for coronavirus measures despite lack of dialogue

The Popular Party has leveled criticism against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, but the executive still believes it will have the backing of other groups in Congress


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, March 31, 2020