CORONAVIRUS DEESCALATION

Despite moving to Phase 1 of deescalation, residents of Barcelona confined to city

The choice by the Catalan regional government to designate the area as a healthcare zone means that inhabitants are now alone in Spain in being limited to such an urban area

CORONAVIRUS

Spain will lift two-week coronavirus quarantine for overseas arrivals from July 1

Foreign Minister Arancha González says via Twitter that “the hardest part is behind us,” and that “health conditions will be guaranteed” for visitors

CORONAVIRUS

Spain welcomes new stages of coronavirus deescalation plan

Sidewalk cafes reopened in Madrid and Barcelona on Monday, while schools in Basque cities saw the return of some of their students

CORONAVIRUS

New coronavirus outbreaks in Spain inevitable, warn experts

As the country gradually eases confinement measures, epidemiologists say a spike in infections is likely and that more vigilance and testing are needed

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, May 25, 2020

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Spain’s guaranteed minimum income scheme set to assist 850,000 families

The measure is due to be approved by the government this week, and is aimed at helping 2.3 million at risk of poverty at a cost of €3 billion