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Tag Results for "Spanish Austerity"

¡Basta! Enough Says Spaniards as Thousands Take to Street Protesting Austerity Program

In the second day of protests tens of thousands of Spaniards took to the street to protest the country’s austerity program and want Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy - ¡Basta! they have had enough of the budget cuts. continue reading »

Spanish Economy Grew by Only .04% Less than Initial Estimates

The Spanish economy grew by 0.4 percent last year, less than the initial estimate of 0.7 percent, the National Statistics Institute, or INE, said Monday. continue reading »

Spain Gladly Welcomes 6 Million Tourists in June

Spain welcomed some 6 million foreign tourists in June, 4.7 percent more than during the same month last year and a situation arising from an increase in visitors from Britain and Germany. continue reading »

21 Percent Increase in Number of Spanish Businesses Filing for Bankruptcy

More than 1,600 Spanish firms declared insolvency in the first quarter, a rise of 21 percent over the same period in 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers said Monday in a report based on official data. continue reading »

Spanish Airline Spanair Files for Bankruptcy, Thousands Stranded

Spanish airline Spanair, which suspended operations last weekend, filed for bankruptcy on Monday amid a debt exceeding 300 million euros ($393 million), judicial sources told Efe. continue reading »

Barcelona’s Human Pyramid Makers Release Nude Calendar (VIDEO)

This human pyramid group lost its funding due to the Spanish fiscal crisis, and is hoping proceeds from the erotic calendar will help them continue building human pyramids as a hobby. continue reading »

Penny Bingo Betting Brings Spanish Senior Citizens $815,000 in Fines

About 500 elderly residents of a town in eastern Spain are facing a possible fine of 600,000 euros ($815,000) for playing bingo with wagers of up to 27 cents. continue reading »