Manifestantes toman las calles de Madrid en protesta por la investidura de Rajoy
This Saturday in Spain, Parliament voted to approve acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s bid to form a new minority government, putting an end to the country’s 10-month political deadlock.
Rajoy, leader of the conservative Popular Party, won a second term as prime minister with a 170-111 vote and 68 abstentions.
During the vote and until the moment hundreds of Spaniards had beeing protesting against this act. Protesters marched through Madrid’s downtown streets carrying signs reading “No To The Mafia Coup.” They still stay out the parlament continuing protest.
Rajoy needed a majority in the 350-seat Parliament during a first confidence vote Thursday, but was rejected. He only needed more votes in favor than against during the second vote.