Bankrupt Spain to spend 1 billion Euros on riot gear

he Spanish government intends to spend nearly 1 billion euro on police riot gear, despite the country’s debt rising by 58 billion euro over the last year. Authorities worry about widespread protests they believe will grip the nation in the autumn. Students chant during a demonstration on the second day of a 48-hour nationwide student strike to protest against rising fees, educational cuts and the LOMCE (the new education law) in Valencia, March 27, 2014.