Italian and Spanish PMs meet in Madrid ahead of EU recovery fund summit

The two countries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic have a shared interest in overcoming resistance by member states who want to hand out loans rather than grants


Coronavirus outbreak reveals shortcomings of Catalonia’s contact tracing system

Healthcare workers complain about a shortage of human resources and computer glitches as the number of positive cases continues to rise


No protocols, no guidelines: 71% of Spain’s health workers lacked means to fight coronavirus, poll shows

According to the survey, most professionals had neither adequate personal protective equipment nor proper instructions on how to manage Covid-19 patients


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El Roto cartoon, July 8, 2020


Spanish tourism industry feeling the loss of high-rolling visitors

The restrictions on travel into the EU have taken a toll on Madrid, Barcelona and Costa del Sol, which are popular with tourists from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Brazil and the US