Today Tuesday arrives at the Council of Ministers the bill for the reform of the abortion law. It brings with it casualties due to painful menstruation, very controversial these days ago, to which those women who do not improve even with medication will be able to take advantage. In these cancellations, you will be charged from the first day and not from the fourth. The text will also once again allow minors under 16 and 17 years of age to interrupt pregnancy without the consent of their parents and abortion is guaranteed in public centers. The VAT regulation of feminine hygiene products is left out.
In addition, this midnight they have opened the land borders of Ceuta and Melilla with Morocco. This is a first phase that will last until May 31 and is restricted to citizens of the European Union and with permission to circulate in Schengen territory. Possible legal changes on visas, starting customs for merchandise and completing the improvement works on the fence are pending. This opening marks the end of two years and two months since the closure of the El Tarajal and Beni Enzar passes, in Ceuta and Melilla respectively, since the pandemic broke out in March 2020 and due to the diplomatic crisis between Spain and Morocco.