Bio: Jennifer O’Mahony is a Madrid-based journalist who previously lived and worked in Senegal and Hong Kong.
As several cities welcome record numbers of cyclists, Madrid lags far behind the walking and biking trend. Activists are trying to change that with an anti-car movement.
In Spain, one in seven cases of the coronavirus is a health worker. Without sufficient protective gear, those on the frontlines feel abandoned by the government and hospital authorities.
With Spain’s public health system buckling under the pressure of COVID-19, the private sector is expected to step up and help.
More than four million Venezuelans have fled their country’s economic and political crisis in the last five years, most to neighboring nations such as Colombia. But some, including newspaper editor Miguel Henrique Otero, have regrouped in the country’s former colonial power across the Atlantic.