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Spanish mayor becomes hero for robbing supermarkets

 Reuters 20 August 2019

A Spanish mayor who became a cult hero for staging robberies at supermarkets and giving stolen groceries to the poor sets off this week on a three-week march that could embarrass the government and energize anti-austerity campaigners. (634 Words) - By Paul Day

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Marinaleda's Mayor and Izquierda Unida (IU) Parliamentarian Juan Manuel Sanchez Gordillo poses for a photograph next to tents at the Turquillas land in Osuna, southern Spain, 2012.  Photo: REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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