EU’s call to open internal borders by June 15 increases pressure on Spain

The Spanish government so far intends to wait until July 1 to lift this coronavirus restriction, and says decisions will be made based on health criteria


The fall of the American counterrevolution

President Trump’s use of counterinsurgency practices to control the population has triggered the revolution he dreaded


Number of coronavirus cases in Spain doubles in 24 hours, but weekly trend remains stable

Health officials also warned of the risk of imported infections, reporting 96 since May 11, 24 of which were detected just between June 3 and 9


Spain prepares for next phase change of coronavirus deescalation plan

Madrid authorities have said they will not request to move to the final stage, but instead wait until the state of alarm comes to an end on June 21 and the entire country enters the “new normality”


Spain invites regions to reopen to foreign tourists before July 1

The Spanish health minister says that regional authorities are welcome to launch pilot schemes to reactivate the tourism industry, which has been devastated by the coronavirus crisis


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, June 11, 2020