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Foreign Tourists Spent 6% More in Spain Than They Did in 2012

Foreign tourists who visited Spain in the first seven months of 2013 spent 32.21 billion euros ($43 billion), 6 percent more than in the same period of 2012, the government said Tuesday. continue reading »

Spain Unemployment Down .9%, Biggest Drop in 5 Years

The number of unemployed people in Spain dropped by 225,200 to 5.97 million in the second quarter, pushing the unemployment rate down by 0.9 percent to 26.26 percent, the government said in a report Thursday. continue reading »

Bon Jovi Offers Discount Tickets, Waives Performance Fee for Spanish Fans

Rock group Bon Jovi and its founder Jon Bon Jovi are thanking their devoted Spanish fans in the best way possible – offering half-priced tickets for their upcoming June performance. continue reading »

Spanish CEO: Economy Will Emerge Healthier After Crisis

Spain will emerge from the current crisis with a much healthier economy, Spanish power giant Iberdrola's CEO, Jose Ignacio Sanchez Galan, said here Thursday during an event at Harvard University. continue reading »

PM Rajoy: Spanish Government Will Revise 2013 Economic Outlook

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Wednesday that his government will almost certainly revise its economic outlook for 2013. He made the remarks in Parliament to the leader of the main opposition Socialists continue reading »

As in Spain, Austerity Measures Spark Massive Protests in Portugal

For Lisbon and more than 30 cities in Portugal, Friday was a day of massive demonstrations expressing citizens' resentment and discontent after more t continue reading »

Spanish Economy Contracted by .80%, Fourth Quarter 2012

The Spanish economy continues to struggle with current reports it contracted by .80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 mainly due to poor consumer spending in light of high unemployment continue reading »

Spain Trims its Budget Deficit by $28.1 Billion

Spain's budget deficit came in below 7 percent of the gross domestic product last year, while the target agreed to with the European Commission was 6.3 percent, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain to Devote $4.67 Billion for Job Creation Over Next 4 Years

Spain will devote 3.5 billion euros ($4.67 billion) over the next four years toward efforts to expand economic opportunities for young people and encourage self-employment, the government said Thursday. continue reading »

Latin America New: Spanish Investment in Region is “Secure”

Spanish investment in Latin America "is secure" and is producing good results, Spain's secretary of state for International Cooperation and Ibero-America said here Wednesday. continue reading »

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 Piñera in a visit that gave the Spaniard the chance to offer a message of optimism about his nation's economy. continue reading »

Spain’s Economy Contract 1.3%, Unemployment Hovers Around 26%

The Spanish economy contracted 1.3 percent in 2012, with the recession intensifying in the last quarter of the year and the gross domestic product falling 0.60 percent, compared to the previous quarter, while the unemployment rate neared 26 percent, the Bank of Spain said Wednesday. continue reading »

Spain Did Not Meet 2012 Deficit Goals EC Assumes

The European Commission said in a report issued Tuesday that it was assuming that Spain did not achieve the goal of reducing its public-sector deficit to less than 6.3 percent of the gross domestic product in 2012. continue reading »

Spanish and Latin American Businesses Make Investment Pitches to Chinese Companies

Companies, investment promotion agencies and diplomats from more than 140 countries, among them Spain and several from Latin America, attended the fourth edition of the China Overseas Investment Fair. continue reading »

SPAIN: Woman Selling “Non-Vital” Organs to Pay her Rent

A Spanish mother is going to extremes to provide a home for herself and her daughter. A disabled Valencia resident recently gave an interview to El Mundo and disclosed that in order to stay financially afloat continue reading »

Mexico’s President-Elect Peña Nieto in Spain Offers Support to Economy

Mexican President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto delivered an address Monday to business leaders in Madrid, offering Spain the support and assistance of his incoming administration in dealing with the economic crisis. continue reading »