Translation of prisión preventiva or provisional in English:

prisión preventiva or provisional

  • preventive detention el juez decretó la prisión preventiva or provisional the judge ordered him to be remanded in custody está detenido en régimen de prisión preventiva or provisional he is being held in preventive detention, he is in custody awaiting trial, he is being held on remand (BrE)
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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.