Sunday, May 22, 2011

The world's eyes are still awaiting the campers in the streets of Spain

Barcelona (Editorial) .- The media around the world are closely following events in the streets of Spanish cities. The images of the 'outraged' sleeping or assemblies in the Puerta del Sol or Plaza Catalunya illustrate articles about the protest before the elections on 22 May. The prestigious German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine political talks and rallies against "against the banks and the church." In an article appearing on the cover of the digital edition of this newspaper, quoted one of the 'angry', which states: "The anti's not us, are the others who have destroyed the system." For the British newspaper The Independent, the PSOE will find "heavy losses" in the places that now govern after elections this Sunday.

The newspaper said the prime minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, as the culprit of the current situation as "not known to contain the highest unemployment rate in the European Union." Another British newspaper, in this case The Guardian, has written a chronicle of the night on Friday in which he described the atmosphere in the Puerta del Sol, with emphasis on the challenge of focusing on the start of a day of reflection .

The online edition of the BBC blamed the protests to 45% of youth unemployment and points out that the weekend more people will join the sitting. [See the chronicle of our reader Correspondent in London] In Italy, both La Repubblica and Corriere della Sera devoted part of its space to camping in the streets of Spanish cities.

For the first kilometer zero in Madrid is "the epicenter of the outrage in Spain." The second, the Corriere, he devotes a video on its website in which he talks about how living in Sun concentrates Meanwhile, the Qatari Al Jazeera network, one of the main sources of information during the riots of the llamadda 'spring Arabic, simply explain that, according to analysts, "the protests will lead to a severe blow to the Socialists." From France, Le Parisien speaks of protesters to challenge the decision of the Central Electoral Board and described as "dramatic silence" what was experienced in the central Madrid square after twelve o'clock.

[See the chronicle of our reader in Paris Correspondent] For Clarin, from Argentina, "legions of workers, from landscapers to masons, have spent months without pay because their employers argue that they have nothing to pay in the midst of the recession, increased debt and low expectations that things will improve soon, "the causes that led to the 'outraged' to take the street.

Also in Spanish TokioUna twenty residents in Japan gathered on Saturday in Yoyogi Park, one of the busiest in Tokyo, in solidarity with the movement that crams 15-M Puerta del Sol de Madrid and other Spanish places. Behind a large sign that read "Spanish Revolution" in English and Japanese young people, most younger than 30 years, wanted to make known that sits at the entrance of the park protest 15-M Spanish in Japan , as explained to Efe.

Among others, carried slogans that read "No pensionazos or Sueldazo", "No more corruption in Spain", "Sun, we're with you", "Expatriates outraged, take the street" or "real democracy and" one of the main messages of the campaign 15-M. Joining them is developing the landscape usual eclectic Yoyogi Park from "rockabilly" Japanese to the most diverse performances, along with thousands of people who came to enjoy a sunny spring day in Tokyo.

[See the chronicle of our reader Correspondent in Tokyo] 'Spain', simply the best in The New York Times'En the online edition of the American newspaper The New York Times over the last 24 hours, over other current issues as the scandal of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn or the former actor and California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Invade Spain protests since last Sunday under the movement called 15-M have taken place throughout the week featured in newspapers around the world and in the case of the digital edition of the 'Times', 'Spain' is the instead of the most popular words in the last 24 hours. Under Spain, the most wanted are Strauss-Kahn, who left prison on Friday charged with seven counts of sexual assault, and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who has occupied in recent days a prominent place today because of the confession that had a child outside marriage ten years ago.

Among the 50 most popular words in the American newspaper's website also appears in the post 17 'Spanish revolution', one of the 'hashtag' with those who know Spanish protests on Twitter, and Madrid in the place 28. In recent days, The New York Times has already devoted attention to their print edition to the protest movement emerged in Spain and also to take a picture of the Puerta del Sol on the cover of the newspaper, on Friday included an article attributed the protests the "corruption of political parties," citing the case of the President of the Generalitat Valenciana, Francisco Camps, to which even compare with the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

In the article, The New York Times explains that before Sunday's elections in more than 8,000 municipalities and 13 of the 17 autonomous communities, "thousands of people, most of them young, have taken to the streets in Madrid, Barcelona and other major cities this week demanding an end to the ongoing alleged corruption in political parties.


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