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PM Rajoy Expresses Optimism About Spanish Economy During Trip to Chile

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was warmly praised here Friday by Chilean President Sebastian PiƱera in a visit that gave the Spaniard the chance to offer a message of optimism about his nation's economy. continue reading »

Spain: Prime Minister Orders Audit of Popular Party’s Accounts

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Monday he has commissioned an external audit of the governing Popular Party's accounts, an inspection that will complement a forthcoming internal audit. continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister Reacts to Controversy Surrounding Popular Party

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy pledged here Saturday not to "waver" if irregularities are found to have occurred within his conservative Popular Party. continue reading »

Spanish PM Rajoy Announces Spanish-Algerian Business Summit for March

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Thursday that business leaders from his country and Algeria will gather here in March for a summit to explore investment opportunities. continue reading »

2013 Will be “Tough Year” for Spain, Says PM

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday that economically ailing Spain has "a very tough year" ahead of it in 2013. continue reading »

Spanish PM Says Economy Will Grow in 2014

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said here Saturday during an unannounced trip to Afghanistan that Spain's economy will improve next year and start growing again in 2014. continue reading »

Spanish Prime Minister Predicts Stronger Economy in 2013

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy expressed confidence that 2013 will be a better year and that the economic crisis can begin to be overcome in the near future. Rajoy sounded that optimistic note Saturday at the close of a two-day meeting here of the ruling Popular Party. continue reading »

Unemployment Rate Tops 25 Percent in Spain

The ranks of Spain's unemployed climbed by 85,000 in the third quarter to more than 5.75 million, pushing the jobless rate to a record 25.02 percent, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Friday. continue reading »

Spanish Stocks See 6 Percent Fall Amid Higher Yields on Sovereign Debt

Spain's benchmark Ibex-35 index plunged 5.82 percent Friday, the biggest drop of the year, as soaring yields on sovereign debt prompted investors to flee equities. continue reading »

Spanish Government States Relationship with Latin America is “Capital Priority”

Spain's new conservative government is committed to maintaining "the best relations" with Latin America, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Tuesday. continue reading »

Unemployment in Spain Reaches Record High

Spain ended 2011 with record high unemployment, according to data released Tuesday as the new conservative government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy studied additional austerity measures to reduce the budget deficit. continue reading »