An Informal Letter from Spain

Crumpet, Peter
October 1982
National Review;10/1/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 19, p1215
This article presents an informal letter related to the social and political scenes in Spain. The author observes that conditions are not going very well in Spain. The economy, is a shambles, and it is expected that soon the Socialists will take over, which, of course, will only make bad worse. The author's good friend Patxi Ruiz de Echechipia had very suddenly dropped dead from a massive coronary, and now poor Zulaida, his wife, is recovering from breast cancer. Explaining the political conditions the author wrote that the mayor, who is disliked by almost everyone, but who was elected on the center UCD ticket maybe for that reason as corrupted as everyone else now that Democracy has graced the land.


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