Protesters in Spain

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Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in the central plazas of cities around Spain during and after the May 22 elections.

The high unemployment rate was the primary focus of the protesters.

In Madrid, about 30,000 people clogged the Puerta del Sol plaza, with some protesters camping out for days.

More demonstrations are possible as Spain struggles with its economic and job crisis.

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Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in the central plazas of cities around Spain during and after the May 22 elections.

The high unemployment rate was the primary focus of the protesters.

In Madrid, about 30,000 people clogged the Puerta del Sol plaza, with some protesters camping out for days.

More demonstrations are possible as Spain struggles with its economic and job crisis.