Car protests could be more common in the future, after the far-right Vox party organized “caravans” throughout Spain to protest against Pedro Sánchez’s government.

First published in Gazette Life, June 1st 2020.


The caravans tooted their horns, waved Spanish flags and staged go-slows through several Spanish cities. While numbers were fairly small on the Canaries, the protests could show a change in tactics for street protests.

Before the lockdown, Vox held a more orthodox rally in Madrid that was attended by 9,000 people. Three of their leaders fell ill with the coronavirus shortly afterwards.