New road and rail cuts in Leon during miners strike
Ciera, Spain. 11th June 2012 -- A photographer jumps a barricade. An announcement by the conservative government of Mariano Rajoy includes drastic cuts in subsidies to the mining industry, which will threaten the livelihoods of around 8,000 miners and endanger another 30,000 jobs. -- New road and rail cuts in Leon, The Civil Guard was not involved. The indefinite strike by Spanish coalminers over austerity cuts that began on 31 May, is escalating with more protests.
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