As the country nears 2,000 Covid-19 deaths per day the president is threatening the worldwide effort to contain the pandemic by continuing to favor the propagation of the virus
El Roto cartoon, March 9, 2021
The Spanish Cabinet says the measure is aimed at containing the spread of new coronavirus variants first detected in those countries
EL PAÍS reviews which priority groups are currently receiving the vaccine in each of the country’s 17 regions
Socially distanced protests were held in several cities, while in Madrid people were urged to come out to their balconies and applaud at 8pm
The data point dropped just seven points on Monday, compared to more than 18 the previous week, sparking concerns that there will be a new uptick in cases if restrictions are relaxed
The decision means that Spanish authorities will be able to reactivate the arrest warrant to bring the politician back to the country and put him on trial for his involvement in the 2017 separatist bid
The scandal over the alleged financial irregularities of his father, Juan Carlos I, has been compounded by his sisters’ decision to jump the Covid-19 vaccine line. Can the monarch fix the damage?