Spain’s criteria for adopting Covid-19 restrictions fall far below global standards

Health experts warn that the measures agreed to by the ministry and the Madrid region are insufficient and come too late to control community transmission


El Roto

El Roto cartoon, September 30, 2020


Madrid, Catalonia reject deal to confine areas with high coronavirus contagion levels

Several Spanish regions opt out of a plan introducing stricter restrictions to curb soaring transmission


Spain reports 9,906 new coronavirus cases and 203 deaths

The cumulative incidence rate in Madrid has nearly doubled in a month and is now close to 800 infections per 100,000 inhabitants


Spain extends ERTE furlough scheme until January 31

The deal, which has received the green light from unions and employers, also includes new support for self-employed workers affected by the coronavirus crisis


Madrid, Health Ministry reach deal that could see the Spanish capital confined

The two sides have agreed that coronavirus criteria will be uniform for all cities in Spain with more than 100,000 inhabitants


The other pandemic

Spanish politics is as destructive as the coronavirus. There will one day be a vaccine against the latter, but there seems to be no remedy for the former. If we don't do something, these people will be the ruin of us all