Articles by Manuel de la Rocha Vazquez
Manuel de la Rocha Vazquez

Letter From … Madrid

Manuel de la Rocha Vazquez  |  30 November 2016

On 29 October, the Spanish parliament finally approved the investiture of Mariano Rajoy, the conservative leader, as prime minister for a second term – thus ending 11 months of caretaker government, after two consecutive elections in six months. Those elections confirmed the consolidation of two emerging parties, the populist-leftist Podemos and the liberal-centrist Ciudadanos. Both challenge …

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