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Spain: Recovery with Moral Disarray

Carlos Carnicero Urabayen | Posted 04.14.2014 | World
Carlos Carnicero Urabayen

Homesick for the city where I grew up, I am drawn back to Madrid from time to time for a brief weekend. I was pleased to notice more activity this time -- more people eating out, dancing and laughing. New shops have opened. Trendy restaurants are fully booked. No time for a siesta, it would seem. The cosmopolitan center of the capital of Spain may not be representative of the state of the nation, yet it was a lot quieter two years ago. Is the crisis over?

Spanish Sex Workers Flee To Switzerland In Search Of Work

The Huffington Post | Ryan Craggs | Posted 11.06.2013 | World

Mired in years of economic downturn, Spain continues to struggle with record unemployment rates hovering around 26 percent. Brain drain endangers the ...

LOOK: Evicted And With No Place To Go, Spanish Families Turn To Squatting

AFP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.05.2013 | World

In 2010, Spanish banks foreclosed more than 100,000 households, which contributed to the already large number of empty houses. With as many as one mil...

The Disaster of Evictions

Pedro Almodóvar | Posted 01.13.2013 | World
Pedro Almodóvar

Evictions are a real disaster that like tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes, require governments to take immediate and effective action to help solve the desperation and absolute helplessness of their victims.

Spanish Woman Sells Organs To Pay Rent

Eline Gordts | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

Real estate in big cities often costs an arm and a leg -- but an unemployed woman in Spain is taking the saying quite literally, selling all of her no...

Eurozone To Launch Bailout Fund, With Hopes Spain Will Beg For Aid

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Euro zone finance ministers will launch their 500 billion euro ($653.00 billion) perma...

You Won't Believe What The Spanish Economy Has Been Driven To

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2012 | Business

* Looming slump, soaring unemployment fuel barter trades * Websites offer cash-free exchange of goods, services * Proper...