News of the day 3 September 2020
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Good Morning from Majorca

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Videoconference between Francina Armengol, President of the Government and teachers.


Teachers "confused and bewildered" in Majorca

Teachers say unresolved issues are causing anxiety in the run up to the new school term.

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New Covid-19 Regulations.


New Covid-19 measures

Government to sanction interventions in neighbourhoods and Municipalities in the Balearic Islands.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands.


Germany extends Covid-19 risk list

The rebound in coronavirus cases in Spain was a deciding factor.

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Francina Armengol, President of the Government at meeting.


More Covid-19 restrictions likely

President Armengol is expected to announce more measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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Car park, Palma.


SMAP calls 4 day strike

Union Representatives say there are several reasons for the walkout.

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PPE delivered to schools in Majorca on Wednesday.


PPE being delivered to schools

Deliveries are scheduled to begin in Ibiza and Formentera on Thursday and in Minorca Friday.

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Juli Fuster, Health Service Director General, UME Lieutenant Colonel Olaf Clavería with Health & Defence Department Representatives


Troops to help with Covid-19 Tracking in Majorca

The Military trackers will be made available to help with tracking in the Balearic Islands in the next two weeks.

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Yolanda Díaz, Labour Minister.


No expiration date for ERTE

ERTEs will continue for as long as the coronavirus situation in the Balearic Islands is uncertain.

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The cemetery in Bunyola, where the exhumation of a Civil War communal grave started on Monday.

Historical memory

Balearic government to manage Civil War archive

The archive contains some 300,000 documents related to the repression by the Nationalists.

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María Cruz Rivera of CaixaBank.


Economic and tourism outlook for 2021 "moderately optimistic"

The regional director of CaixaBank believes that it is possible to reduce the dependence on tourism in the Balearics.

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Damage in Esporles.


Appeal for volunteers for storm clean-up in Esporles

Son Cabaspre in Esporles was particularly badly affected by last Saturday's storm.

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Palma, Majorca.


Neighbourhood Curfews possible in Majorca

The measures contained in the new Resolution will affect 15 Municipalities in Majorca.

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Antonio Garamendi, president of the CEOE business confederation.


Comprehensive aid plan needed for Spain's tourism

Spain's business confederation is calling for more than just ERTEs and Spanish government credit guarantees.

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Some schools in Palma need more space because of the Covid requirements.


Palma schools to use municipal facilities to give extra space

Parks, squares, community buildings are to be used.

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Can Pere Antoni beach in Palma with barely a soul on it.


Madrid promising specific labour protection plan for the Balearics

The Spanish government's "protection mechanism" will take account of the particular vulnerability of the Balearics.

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Balearics coronavirus figures, 3 September

The health ministry reported four more fatalities on Thursday.

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News / Comment


Scrap the tax

“I think the local authorities should scrap the tourist tax for now...”

Jason Moore


The digital nomads

One thing is working from home, the other is from wherever you want.

Humphrey Carter

Holiday / Lifestyle

The Blog

All the world’s a theme park

Assuming that travel does return to normal, there remains the sheer voracity of tourism, an industry which is unquestionably vital for economies and is estimated to be worth (along with travel) 8.9 trillion US dollars at a global level.

Andrew Ede

restaurant moli des torrent

Food and wine

Llampuga beats lightning this year

The five principal centres for catching and eating llampuga are Majorca, Ibiza, Malta, Sicily and Sardinia.

Andrew Valente

The restaurant review

Better kind of fish and chips

When I saw the dish on the Rambar menu last week it couldn’t have been listed in a more concise way: “fish and chips”, it said and gave a €15 tag.

Andrew Valente

Edition of 3 September 2020