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Spain leads the PIGS to IMF Debtor's Trough

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 08.16.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Spain was dancing in the streets after winning the World Cup last year. Now, thanks to the Euro-zone economic crisis, crowds are protesting 21 percent unemployment, food price inflation and a shrinking middle class.

Is Madame Lagarde the Ideal IMF Leader?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

France considers the IMF top job as "theirs," and has provided a succession of quite remarkable leaders of the IMF. Whether that means the next one should be French was "beyond reasonable doubt" for the Elysée Palace.

Mexico Swine Flu Stimulus Plan Announced To "Rebuild Confidence" In Mexican Goods, Services

AP | MARK STEVENSON and JAMES ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexico emerged from its swine flu isolation Tuesday as thousands of newspaper vendors, salesmen hawking trinkets and even panhandl...