15 September 2012

SPAIN / PORTUGAL : 16 Sept UPDATE: Another Madrid Rally Protests Austerity Measures; 100,000 March In Portugal...ForMin Portas Urges Austerity Rethink.


      Spain's 2 main unions organized another large rally in Madrid...with an estimated 65,000 protesting more austerity cuts and tax increases.
     Over 1,000 buses ferried in people from across Spain.
    NEW!!!  Some 100,000 marched in anti-austerity protests in Lisboa and 30 more cities.
     The nation's ForMin Paulo Portas is now urging a rethink of austerity measures.
     Portas is a key figure in the ruling center right coalition.