More than a thousand catering entrepreneurs took to the streets in Mallorca on Tuesday.
The catering entrepreneurs are more than fed up with the measures. There, too, bars and restaurants are no longer allowed to open. (source)
Since Tuesday January 12, all catering establishments on Mallorca have to be closed for 15 days, while the same applies in Ibiza from Wednesday January 13.
The fallacies are the same as here: so-called contamination. We can't even test properly. The PCR test does not detect corona, but all countries base their policy on it. It's an absurd situation. (source)
That means another setback for the bars and restaurants on the islands. People are not happy and the people of Mallorca revolted.
The protest was not approved and the authorities tried to prevent it, but the owners did not care. Just as a number of them also disregarded the corona rules such as the nonsensical rules of distance, mouth masks and other irrational measures.
The health authority argued that holding this meeting was one Given the current epidemiological situation in Mallorca but people are now fed up with that tune. "Without government there would have been no corona." said a protester. This refers to this crisis created by the media and the authorities themselves.
Measures become downfall of the catering industry
So the demonstration continued. Guarded by national police officers, the protesters, employees and businessmen of various catering companies have been shouting slogans against the restrictive measures that they believe are unjust and condemn them to ruin.
Cientos de manifestantes del sector de # restauración y # hostelería vuelven a cortar el tráfico en el paseo marítimo de #Palm #Mallorca frente a la sede del @goib and protesta por las medidas respecto al sector pic.twitter.com/93F02edpfK
- Pedro Pablo Alonso (@ppalonsog) January 12, 2021
At approximately 11:20 am a group of protesters cut traffic on the promenade in front of the Consolat . The police, who discreetly monitored the protest to avoid tension situations, have diverted traffic. (source)
Víctor Sánchez, restaurant owner and promoter of the protest that was banned has argued that she have ignored the prohibition of the government delegation because they have the "constitutional right" to demonstrate peacefully.
While the crowd at the Consolat was demonstrating, a protester shouted through a megaphone that the Socialist President Francina Armengol was present in the Parliament building and had called for it to be taken over. “Just like in America!”, was sung.
At approximately 11:20 am a group of protesters cut traffic on the promenade in front of the Consolat . The police, who discreetly monitored the protest to avoid tension situations, have diverted traffic.
Then they went to the Plaza de Cort, where the protest continued in front of the town hall of Palma , where eggs were thrown and fireworks were set off.
Then they went to the Superior Court of Justice of the Balearic Islands (TSJIB), located in Plaza del Mercat.
In the event of an unauthorized demonstration, government delegation sources have confirmed that they will punish the organizers of the demonstration and those present for disobeying the authority. (source)
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