EFE lusa left leaders joined in the first picket line. 14-N feels from midnight in the transport and municipal services. Almost 200 flights were cancelled at the airport of Lisbon. The general strike of 14-N, the ninth of democracy begins. VOTE: Are going to support the general strike this November 14? The leaders of the Marxist left and the largest Portuguese Union, CGTP, joined the first pickets of the general strike on Wednesday in Portugal, which feels with force from midnight in the transport and municipal services. The general Secretary of the Confederation General of workers of Portugal (CGTP), Armenian Carlos, marked the beginning of unemployment with a picket line at the Lisbon firefighters headquarters and encouraged all employees to express their rejection of the policy of austerity of the Portuguese Conservative Government from there. The capital night cleaning services were affected almost to 100 percent since the start of the strike, according to Union spokesmen and several Portuguese media, while the railways began to interrupt their urban and regional services from ten in the evening.
Special tracking lusas transport companies and transport unions predicted Tuesday a strong adherence to the strike on Wednesday, convened simultaneously in Portugal and Spain, which will affect the international connections between the two countries. Union spokesmen in the railway sector and the metro and buses from the main towns, lusas, not guaranteed that all the minimum services provided on the day met. The Lisbon metro closed the doors of their stations and suspended the service shortly before the twelve night and several leaders of the Communist Party (PCP) and of the block of left (BI), the two forces Marxists of the Portuguese Parliament, participated in pickets who declared the start of unemployment. At Lisbon Airport has had cancelled nearly 200 flights planned for this Wednesday while the main airline lusa, the State TAP encrypted suspensions in half of their 360 itineraries.