AP: Barcelona locals reclaim city from visitors during Covid-19 pandemic

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AP: Barcelona locals reclaim city from visitors during Covid-19 pandemic

AP reports from Barcelona in Spain that for many Barcelona residents, the COVID-19 pandemic has one silver lining, amid all the death and suffering.

For the first time in decades, locals won't feel outnumbered by the throngs of foreign visitors that flood Spain's top tourist destination each summer.

No one doubts that their absence will deepen Spain's pandemic-induced economic slump, but those who have avoided infection hope to enjoy at least a few weeks' respite from mass tourism, which they believe is ruining their hometown.

Read the full report at thenationalherald.com

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