November 19, 2016

Hundreds of Spaniards protest against rampant energy poverty

Hundreds of Spanish citizens gathered in 26 cities on Saturday to protest against the country's widespread energy poverty and the abuses committed by energy corporations. 

Their outrage was sparked by the recent death of an elderly woman in northeastern Spain whose apartment caught fire due to her involuntary use of candles for lighting, after the gas company cut off her energy supply in September. Read more.

EFE

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