Spain’s prime minister gears up for fight to extend state of alarm

Political opposition to the emergency powers is mounting ahead of a congressional vote on Wednesday


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El Roto cartoon May 4, 2020


Daily coronavirus deaths in Spain remain under 200

For the first time since the state of alarm, three Spanish regions have recorded no Covid-19 fatalities. Meanwhile, small businesses have reopened as part of the growing relaxation of confinement measures


Shopping, driving, training: New deescalation measures go into effect in Spain on May 4

The government has published five ministerial orders outlining what activities are permitted as the country gradually deescalates its strict lockdown


‘I am opening to get the country going, but I know it’s not profitable’

Small businesses in Spain are preparing to receive customers under the first phase of the deescalation plan, but there is uncertainty over safety protocols