Spain releases more funds to fight Covid-19 as cases keep mounting

Barcelona reports three times as many infections from one week to the next, while other regions make face masks mandatory


Coronavirus hospitalizations in Spain reach their highest level in more than a month

The Health Ministry reported 263 new cases in the previous 24 hours, more than half of which were detected in Catalonia and Aragón


Catalonia adopts more restrictions as Covid-19 cases surge

The regional government has confined the Segrià ‘comarca’ without detailing the measures, while L’Hospitalet has limited movement in three neighborhoods


Spyware attack on Catalan leaders’ cellphones triggers political storm in Spain

The Interior Ministry, National Police and Civil Guard all deny having hired the services of NSO, the Israeli company that created the software


Mar Menor’s deserted summer scene: ‘Not even those who own a house here have come’

Water pollution and coronavirus fears are prompting visitors to bypass this once-popular saltwater lagoon on the Spanish Mediterranean


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, July 15, 2020