A DESPERATE Spanish worker is staging a hunger strike in La Linea, claiming he can no longer afford to feed his family.
Juan Miguel Garcia Ruiz – a cleaner employed by the town hall – is taking the drastic action in protest over unpaid wages.
Ruiz began his protest nearly two weeks ago outside the town’s finance office and says he can no longer pay his mortgage and has had the electricity supply cut off to his home.
La Linea mayor Gemma Araujo has confirmed she has spoken to Ruiz and that financial support will be provided.
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