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Silvio Castellanos

Spain's hard-pressed millennials move out of the city amid COVID

16 Nov 2020

By Clara-Laeila Laudette, Silvio Castellanos and Elena Rodriguez | Video

Resurgent coronavirus hobbles Madrid's hospitality sector

06 Oct 2020

MADRID Madrid's hospitality sector says it is struggling due to restrictions on opening hours and capacity aimed at reining in a sharp resurgence in coronavirus infections, which reached a nationwide total of 825,140 on Tuesday.

Business as usual? Scant enforcement of Madrid's new lockdown

05 Oct 2020

MADRID Madrid residents were largely coming and going as normal on Monday despite a prohibition on non-essential travel in the first European capital to return to a coronavirus lockdown due to resurgent infections, which rose above 800,000 nationally.

Business as usual? Little enforcement of Madrid's new lockdown

05 Oct 2020

MADRID, Oct 5 Madrid residents were largely going about business as usual on Monday despite a prohibition on non-essential travel in the first European capital to return to lockdown due to the resurgent coronavirus.

Discontent simmers as Spanish authorities spar over Madrid lockdown

28 Sep 2020

MADRID A clash between Madrid's regional authorities and the Spanish government over how to contain the city's surging coronavirus caseload is provoking growing discontent among residents in poorer areas who say they have been unfairly targeted. | Video

Discontent simmers as Spanish authorities spar over Madrid lockdown

28 Sep 2020

MADRID, Sept 28 A clash between Madrid's regional authorities and the Spanish government over how to contain the city's surging coronavirus caseload is provoking growing discontent among residents in poorer areas who say they have been unfairly targeted.

Madrid region orders partial lockdown in poorer areas hit by COVID-19

18 Sep 2020

MADRID The regional government of the Spanish capital Madrid ordered a lockdown from Monday in some of the poorer areas of the city and its outskirts that are home to about 850,000 people, after a surge in coronavirus infections there.

"We are abandoned," residents in COVID-hit Madrid district await lockdown decision

18 Sep 2020

MADRID, Sept 18 Residents in Madrid's poorer districts said on Friday they felt abandoned and stigmatised as politicians pondered whether to put them under lockdown because of their higher COVID-19 infection rate.

Some volunteers quit J&J COVID-19 trial in Spain after AstraZeneca scare - investigator

15 Sep 2020

MADRID Some volunteers have quit Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine trial in Spain after news of side effects in a participant in AstraZeneca's trial, the Spanish programme's lead investigator told Reuters on Tuesday.

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