Unions, angry over economic reforms, wage a general strike and vent their frustrations on the street
March 29, 2012
Paul Hanna / Reuters
Protesters block traffic in Madrid's Gran Via during a general strike in Spain, March 29, 2012. Spanish unions said a high turnout for a general strike to protest government budget cuts and reforms on Thursday had almost brought heavy industry to a halt while the government said the day was proceeding normally.