These are the injuries sustained by a farmer after police charged a demonstration held this afternoon in front of the tax offices in Almeria. There were almost 20 civilians injured, plus some 13 police officers, although the worst injury reported was a severe cut to the upper arm of a woman. Farmers, deliverymen, drivers and other strikers went to a rally this morning called by COAG and ASAJA, bringing with them a large number of Continue reading Police charge protestors in Almeria
This afternoon, at aprox 14:15, I was present as the last few drops of petrol were sold at the Los Gallardos petrol station, and the cones brought out. I did take a photo of the lucky chap who went off with a can full of petrol, but he asked me not to put it on the net in case people came round to his house and tried to steal it. Meanwhile, the Ministry of the Continue reading Coming to Almeria? Bring some petrol to flog!
Buying oranges online none the less, today is the day when supermarkets will start to run out of food as the strike bites deeper into the economy, warn local experts. With many petrol stations already dry, local press stuck their oar in by urging us all to keep calm by publishing guides on “how to store petrol in your basement” and “where to panic buy the last few drops of water & gas”. First blood Continue reading Spain grinds to a halt