Food and Gas Riots Spread to Europe

Posted: June 11, 2008 in Your Food
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” Two lorry drivers were killed on picket lines in Spain and Portugal on Tuesday as strikes by thousands of truckers over soaring fuel prices turned deadly. … Spanish police escorted petrol supply tankers into Barcelona on the second day of the stoppage that has caused food and fuel shortages and huge tailbacks on the Spanish-French border. … Tens of thousands of truckers are on strike or joining the protests to demand government help to offset the higher fuel costs.”

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