Demonstrators wave flags as they take part in a protest against the Spanish government's policies during Labor Day in the center of Madrid on May 1, 2017. AFP / OSCAR DEL POZO
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Thousands of people at the traditional May Day rally in Madrid vented their anger at rampant corruption, as Spain's ruling Popular Party (PP) finds itself embroiled in a new scandal.In the latest development, the former PP regional president of Madrid was arrested last month as part of a probe into embezzlement of public money.Spain last year scored its worst ranking in Transparency International's annual corruption perceptions index.Such is public anger over the issue that many voters have flocked to two relatively new parties -- the far-left Podemos and the center-right Ciudadanos.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE