“Restrictions”: it is the regional government of Madrid’s euphemism for partial lockdown, or “selective confinement” as the Deputy Counselor of Health and the COVID Plan had blurted out. Demonstrations in various parts of the region are being held, protesting against what they see as drawing a dividing line between the north and south -- rich and poor -- of Madrid. In truth, "selective confinement" is not exclusive to Madrid these days. Similar measures are being applied in some places in Spain.
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Spanish politicians gear up for the campaign trail and that’s palpable even in events that seem to have nothing to do with the upcoming elections