Opinion: ‘Much of Spain’s political history has been a tale of savage partisan strife’


The tension in Catalonia is an uncomfortable reminder of Spain’s torn past, writes Spanish author Alberto Letona in an opinion piece.

Like many of my fellow coúntrymen in Spain I feel strained and anxioús these days. I hate the sectarianism and tension created between two democratically elected governments, whose only victory so far has been to pass on their antagonism to a large portion of the  popúlation. Emotions are rúnning high, and coherence seems to have flown oút of the window. Things can only …