Spanish Congress approves six-month extension to state of alarm as coronavirus crisis grows

Main opposition party abstains to show that it considers the emergency measure abusively long


Catalonia due to approve weekend confinement of municipalities

The regional government wants to limit movement between areas from 6am on Friday to the same time on Monday. The region’s borders will also be closed


Is Spain heading toward a repeat of March’s total lockdown?

Health experts argue that home confinement is the only proven strategy to slow the spread of the coronavirus


Nearly all of Spain’s regions set to close their borders ahead of long weekend

Only Extremadura, Galicia and the Canary Islands are not considering the measure for now, with Madrid opting to limit the perimetral confinements to the shortest time frame possible


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El Roto cartoon, October 29, 2020