The farmers protests They face their sixth day this Sunday, after a Saturday day with many mobilizations that reached Valladolid, where the gala of the Goya Awardsand before that to Madrid, where a meeting was called in front of the Metropolitano football stadium to ratify the decision to paralyze the activity, and which ended with some incidents and confrontations with the Police.
Since last Tuesday, the day the mobilizations began, the Ministry of the Interior has identified 8,400 people for possible sanctions, with the filing of 3,065 administrative complaints for road closures and tractor-trailers in different parts of Spain. In addition, the number of detainees has increased to 31 people accumulated since last Tuesday.
On this DGT map you can consult in real time the road cuts due to the truckers’ strike.
The National Platform for the Defense of Transport, which brings together thousands of self-employed transporters and SMEs, ratified this Saturday the decision to begin an indefinite stoppage of activity together with the primary sector.
This Monday, new mobilizations and road blockages are expected in different parts of the country, when the main agricultural organizations resume their tractor units and blockages of certain roads.
Of the protests that stand out for next week is the one that will be carried out on Wednesday the 14th in front of Mercamadrid, which will be followed throughout the month with a tractor march on the highways of Madrid and a demonstration to the headquarters of the European Commission.