Daily coronavirus deaths in Spain fall to 48, the lowest figure since the start of the state of alarm

Today’s report from the Health Ministry, however, does not include data from Catalonia, which has been the second worst-hit region after Madrid


Employers association breaks off talks with government over deal with Basque radical party

Surprise agreement with EH Bildu committing to repealing a 2012 labor reform has triggered a chain reaction of criticism from politicians and social agents alike


As Italy prepares to open borders to tourists, Spain opts for caution

Sources from the Spanish government say the prime minister is not willing to risk a new spike in coronavirus infections by reviving international tourism prematurely


In Spain, Valencia stands alone in not requesting looser lockdown

Unlike most other parts of the country, the Mediterranean region has not asked the Health Ministry to move to Phase 2 of the coronavirus deescalation plan

Confusion reigns in Spain over deal with Basque party to repeal labor reform

The agreement with EH Bildu, which was announced late last night to the surprise of other groups, was subject to a late-night “rectification” by the Socialist Party


Bidding wars and scammers: The new life of healthcare procurement officials in Spain

The coronavirus crisis has turned an anodyne administrative procedure into a high-pressure job as regional governments scramble to secure medical supplies on the international market


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 21, 2020