Workers close the gates of a subway station in Lisbon, Wednesday night, Nov. 23, 2011, at the start of a general strike as trade unions protest austerity measures linked to a euro78 billion (US$104 ... more 
Workers close the gates of a subway station in Lisbon, Wednesday night, Nov. 23, 2011, at the start of a general strike as trade unions protest austerity measures linked to a euro78 billion (US$104 billion) international bailout. The Lisbon subway is to close all day Thursday while government offices, school classes, mail deliveries, trash collection and other public services likely to be severely affected. (AP Photo/Armando Franca) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Armando Franca
Wed, Nov 23, 2011 7:30 PM EST