“To be bedevilled by” is to have a lot of persistent (persistente) problems at the same time. The verb is bedevil. Consider these examples:
- The Spanish economy is bedevilled by problems (…está plagado de problemas).
- The British exit from the EU has been bedevilled by problems.
- The Spanish motor industry has been bedevilled by rising costs (… ha sido afligido por el aumento de los costes).
- The English cricket team has been bedevilled by injuries (…ha sufrido muchas lesiones).