The New Mexico Corrections Department will be hosting tours once a month at the New Mexico State Penitentiary “Old Main” prison in Santa Fe, beginning February 2, 2012. The prison tours will be hosted once a month to display the history of New Mexico prisons for the past 100 years.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the financial markets, Greece’s bedgraggled bonds are getting wacked as Eurocrats continue to bicker over how to rescue Greece once more. The cost to insure against a Greek debt default has also risen to fresh records. It now costs $1.725 million a year to insure $10 million of Greek debt, according to data provider Markit.
An estimated 20,000 protestors took to the streets in uproar over the market. Description in the Occupied London blog:
People were trampled over tents, gassed like ants, fainting all over. By the time that the Delta motorcycle police tried to come into play, people had learnt the rules of the game — and they pushed them off. Twelve hours of nearly uninterrupted beating, tear-gassing, running, fighting.
More than 100 people were injured in Spain as riot police clashed with protesters on Friday, as authorities cleared away a makeshift camp set up as part of a Spain-wide demonstration against the country’s economic problems. The trouble started when police tried to clear the protesters from a main square in Barcelona. Many of the protesters, who are angry about high unemployment, anti-austerity measures and politicians’ handling of the economy, refused to move. Video from a local broadcaster showed officers beating the demonstrators and dragging them on the ground.