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Spanish Economy

Another Eviction-Motivated Suicide Rocks Spain

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.15.2013 | World

Another struggling tenant in Spain committed suicide this week, rather than be evicted from his home. This is the fourth eviction-motivated suicide in...

A Global Giving Tuesday: Food and Families

Tim Harris | Posted 01.27.2013 | Impact
Tim Harris

Even as we enjoy the food we love, it's easy to forget where it came from, and the people who took the time and care to make it.

Suicides Bring Apparent End To Foreclosure Evictions

Reuters | Nigel Davies | Posted 01.12.2013 | Business

* Tens of thousands evicted after property crash * Almost one million homes lie empty * Banks promise 2-year eviction mo...

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. ...

Death Of The Spanish Siesta?

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.19.2012 | Business

It is not just Americans who are enjoying less leisure time these days. Spanish workers are also making sacrifices. The siesta, a time-honored afte...

My Trip to Madrid

Michael Kaiser | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
Michael Kaiser

Fundraising is a new concept in Spain; like most European countries, the government has been, by far, the major underwriter of arts programming. But major fiscal challenges facing the nation have forced the government to make substantial cuts to arts funding

Moody's Downgrades Dozens Of Spanish Banks

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business

Moody's Investors Service on Monday cut its credit ratings on 28 Spanish banks, saying the weakening financial condition of Spain's government is maki...

Mark Gongloff

Big Questions Remain After Spanish Bailout

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.09.2012 | Business

While European soccer players were expertly kicking the ball down the field this weekend in the Euro 2012 tournament, European finance ministers were ...

The Bitter Future of Spain's Economy

Vashi Dominguez | Posted 07.24.2012 | World
Vashi Dominguez

Is Spain in recession? Think again. This can't be classed as a recession, more like a crash that will probably change the Spanish economy forever.

Jon Ward

Europe's Growing Economic Woes Loom Over Race For White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The economic situation in Europe -- which many observers believe will have a significant impact on whether President Obama will be reele...

Spanish Sin City?

AP | JORGE SAINZ | Posted 05.27.2012 | Business

MADRID — A Euro Vegas in down-and-out Spain? Depending on whom you ask, it could be heaven-sent or a deal with the devil....

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...

Spain Nears Second Recession In Three Years

AP | By CIARAN GILES | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business

MADRID -- Spain's economy contracted by 0.3 percent during the fourth quarter, according to official figures released Wednesday, edging the country cl...