Weak governance, fractured politics fuel violence in Catalonia

by Cristina Font All the international mainstream media have Catalonia on their front pages again. While the new Catalan riots might have taken foreigners by surprise, but in Spain, we had anticipated this for months.   This author's article. Global Times, Monday, October 21, 2019 (Beijing) The fourth general strike in less than two years … Continue reading Weak governance, fractured politics fuel violence in Catalonia

Catalonia issue wallows in uncertainty

By Cristina Font Published: Global Times 19/09/2018 On September 11, Catalan people celebrated the "Diada" (their regional day) in keeping with tradition. According to authorities, one million people came together to rally for a Catalonia separate from Spain. Even though it all started a year ago and so much has happened in Spain since then, … Continue reading Catalonia issue wallows in uncertainty

La política española es un verdadero ‘Juego de Tronos’

Por Cristina Font Haro Publicado: Diario De Verdad Digital 11/06/2018 Versión en Inglés publicada por Global Times El viernes 1 de junio, los españoles observaron cómo se hizo la historia. No fue solo que el primer ministro español, Mariano Rajoy, fue expulsado, perdiendo un voto de censura provocado por un escándalo de corrupción, sino que … Continue reading La política española es un verdadero ‘Juego de Tronos’

Spanish politics a real ‘Game of Thrones’

By Cristina Font Haro Published: Global Times 08/06/2018 Spanish version published by Diario De Verdad Digital On Friday, June 1, Spaniards observed how history was made. It was not only that the Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, was forced out, losing a no-confidence vote triggered by a corruption scandal — but also after 40 years … Continue reading Spanish politics a real ‘Game of Thrones’

Rusia, el titán que se opone a Occidente

Por Cristina Font Haro Publicado: Brupek.com 17/04/2018 El nuevo mandato del presidente Vladimir Putin (2018-2024) es inaugurado con el conflicto diplomático entre la Unión Europea y la Federación Rusa a la que también se le ha sumado los Estados Unidos y la OTAN. El Kremlin, experto en el uso de la guerra híbrida, hace que … Continue reading Rusia, el titán que se opone a Occidente