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Spanish Debt Crisis

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...

Locksmiths Take Courageous Stand Against The Banks

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Locksmiths in a Spanish city known for its bullfights are directing their fighting spirit toward another adversary: banks. The dozen or so locksmi...

Spain Is Maybe Ready To Ask For Help Now

AP | CIARAN GILES | Posted 10.18.2012 | Business

MADRID -- Spain raised (EURO)4.6 billion ($6 billion) at a sharply lower cost Thursday amid growing expectations that the cash-strapped country will s...

WATCH: Bar Owner Becomes National Hero For Protecting Protesters

Posted 09.28.2012 | World

Alberto Casillas became a national hero in Spain after a video of the 49-year-old waiter protecting demonstrators in his bar from police went viral. ...

Spain On The Brink Of Disaster

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.26.2012 | Business

Thing One: Spain Will Be Ruining Your Fall: The Spanish really know how to do a financial crisis up right. The European debt crisis, after a brief ...

There May Not Be Enough Money Available To Bail Out Spain

AP | DAVID McHUGH | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Europe is on the brink again. The region's debt crisis flared on Monday as fears intensified that Spain would be next in line fo...

Spanish Prime Minister: 'We Are Living In A Crucial Moment'

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS and CIARAN GILES | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business

MADRID — Spain's government imposed more austerity measures on the beleaguered country Wednesday as it unveiled sales tax hikes and spending cut...

Euphemisms for Spain

Matthias Krug | Posted 07.08.2012 | World
Matthias Krug

No, this is definitely not referring to Angela Merkel. Rather, it is a different tactical approach, looking to instill some much needed humor in the midst of an extremely serious population. And if you can laugh at your own follies, you're half-way towards some serious self-(social) criticism.

'Spain's PM Is Not The F****** Owner Of This Country'

Posted 06.27.2012 | World

José Miguel Monzón Navarro, a popular Spanish comedian, didn't bother saving his best material for TV -- instead, he let loose at a public demonstra...

Spain Bank Bailout Could Have Huge Price Tag

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS and ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

MADRID — Spain's troubled banks could need as much as (EURO)62 billion ($78.6 billion) in new capital to protect themselves from economic shocks...

Bad News For Spain

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 08.13.2012 | Business

MADRID (AP) — Spain's borrowing costs broke through another record Thursday after a credit ratings agency downgraded the country's ability to pay do...

World Leaders To Hold Emergency Talks As Eurozone Crisis Flares Up

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2012 | Business

* Canada says G7 to hold conference call on euro zone * G7 source says concern about possible Spanish bank run ...

Troubled Bank's Solution To Crisis? Spiderman

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

MADRID, May 30 (Reuters) - Nationalised Spanish lender Bankia is offering a Spiderman towel to young investors as part of a drive to hold onto depos...

Bad News For Spanish Banks

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business

(Adds details and background) NEW YORK, May 25 (Reuters) - Ratings agency Standard & Poor's cut the ratings on five Spanish banks ...

'We're Back In Full Crisis Mode'

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2012 | Business

* Spanish 10-year yields top 6 percent, contagion fears rise * German 10-year Bund yields hit record lows ...

Could This Be One Town's Key To Paying Off Debt?

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS and HERNAN MUNOZ | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business

RASQUERA, Spain — What about growing marijuana to pay off crushing municipal debt? One Spanish village put the idea to the vote Tuesday, and a m...

Spanish Borrowing Costs Plunged, Indicating Market Confidence

AP | CIARAN GILES | Posted 02.19.2012 | Business

MADRID — Spain's Parliament voted in Conservative Mariano Rajoy as the new prime minister on Tuesday, when the country also saw its borrowing co...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Borrowing Costs For Spain Rise, As European Crisis Grows | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

As the eurozone crisis drags on, calls are growing louder for a big bailout from the European Central Bank. Yet the fate of the euro -- and possibly t...

Spain's Local, Regional Governments Running Out Of Money

AP | By ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 10.14.2011 | Business

MORATALLA, Spain -- In this hillside town, topped by a medieval castle and surrounded by olive groves, the 120 municipal workers haven't been paid sin...