...since when I realized that yesterday they've put some intrusion prevention blocks, in front of both the main entrances of the big mall near where I live... they are made of green marble and disguised as small benches, but clearly they're there to stop a suicide car bomb. And being this the period of the Christmas Holidays, that sure is not a good omen. Also considering that this still is a moment of hard economic crisis for us, and we do not spend a single cent if it's not strictly indispensable, surely they must have had some very good reasons for installing those things...