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Stretched to the limit, Spanish medics demand better conditions

30 Sep 2020

BARCELONA/MADRID Dressed in white lab coats, medical scrubs and face masks, hundreds of junior Spanish doctors took to the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday to demand better working conditions as they struggle against a second wave of coronavirus infections.

Stretched to the limit, Spanish medics demand better conditions

29 Sep 2020

BARCELONA/MADRID, Sept 29 Dressed in white lab coats, medical scrubs and face masks, hundreds of junior Spanish doctors took to the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday to demand better working conditions as they struggle against a second wave of coronavirus infections.

Fearing new coronavirus wave, Barcelona limits number of beach-goers

21 Jul 2020

BARCELONA Barcelona authorities on Tuesday cut the number of people allowed on to the city's beaches to 32,000 from 38,000, after crowds flocked to the sea at the weekend despite advice to stay home to curb a local rise in coronavirus infections.

Sun-seekers crowd Barcelona beaches, defying coronavirus stay-at-home advice

20 Jul 2020

BARCELONA People sunbathed and played in the sea along Barcelona's beaches on Sunday, ignoring pleas from Catalan authorities for area residents to stay at home as coronavirus cases continued to rise in one of Spain's worst-hit regions.

Spain's Catalonia seeks to bypass ruling striking down home confinement

14 Jul 2020

LLEIDA, Spain/BARCELONA Spain's Catalonia approved on Monday a decree giving it legal backing to place restrictions on the city of Lleida and its surroundings to stem a surge in coronavirus infections, defying a judge's earlier ruling that such an order was unlawful. | Video

Soccer player puts spotlight on plight of migrant fruit pickers in Spain

19 Jun 2020

LLEIDA, Spain Like many African immigrants seeking fruit-picking jobs in Spain, Europe's largest fruit and vegetable exporter, Ibrahim Ndoye had to sleep rough on the streets of Lleida for 10 days this month as nobody would rent him a room.

"They just sedate them"; coronavirus overwhelms Spain's care homes

03 Apr 2020

MADRID As Spain struggles desperately to cope with almost 120,000 coronavirus infections, it barely has the strength to help its overwhelmed care homes and their elderly residents, singularly vulnerable to the respiratory disease.

'They just sedate them'; coronavirus overwhelms Spain's care homes

03 Apr 2020

MADRID As Spain struggles desperately to cope with almost 120,000 coronavirus infections, it barely has the strength to help its overwhelmed care homes and their elderly residents, singularly vulnerable to the respiratory disease.

Wider Image: Meet the women who scavenge for gold at the top of the world

06 Mar 2020

LA RINCONADA, Peru Eva Chura is one of the magpies of the mountain. Living with their families in shacks in a gold shantytown in the Andes, these women make a living gleaning gold from rubble.

Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon

13 Sep 2019

ANAPU, Brazil Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon rainforest and advocating for the rural poor. | Video

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