The British press accusations against Spain: “For the British it is the Third World”

Spain is a country whose main economic engine is tourism. In this way, domestic tourists but also foreigners enjoy the culture, history, gastronomy or cities that make up our country being the second most visited island in the world. However, there are some who are not pleased and, in turn, express their dissatisfaction with the experiences or opportunities on Spanish territory. The British press also collects several comments from Britons who, in their opinion, criticize Spain’s “third world conditions”.

The Daily Mirror newspaper, One of the most influential tabloids in the UK headlines one of its articles with the words: “Spain cuts off British tourists, leaving them in ‘third world conditions’.” An article that points to the management of the drought and the care of the tourism sector that leaves billions of euros in Spain and British tourism is one of the most upcoming in our country.

Birmingham Live also looks at the water restrictions in Spain. Both media criticize this Sotogrande, a luxury residential complex in the south of the province of Cadiz that boasts of having “one of the best golf courses in Spain” and a marina with more than 800 berths, as well as first-class villas and farmhouses available for tourist rental.

Why does the British media attack Spain and believe that “third world conditions” prevail there?

But the drought that is affecting Spain has led to the need to resort to this urbanization, washed by the Andalusian Mediterranean basins Drastic measures were taken and restrictions could not be eased even after the rains recorded during Holy Week in March.

“The urbanization of Sotogrande and Pueblo Nuevo de Guadiaro presents consumption levels well above those established by the La Drought Table and the Campo de Gibraltar Crisis Cabinet,” the company explained in its statement on Tuesday, April 9.

The Daily Mirror denounces the fact that tourists and English people are settling in Sotogrande due to the nightly power outage “Without the bare essentials for showering, cooking or cleaning.” And he insists the measure “leaves them in ‘Third World’ conditions.”

this past March was the warmest month worldwide. And this has been the case for ten consecutive months, the hottest since records began. In Spain they are several cities that also broke records. Several cities such as Jaén or Granada have even recorded tropical nights with unusual temperatures that persisted during the day. For example, Teruel and Burgos have reached almost 30°C without spring even beginning.

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