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Small town in Spain considers growing marijuana

Apr 11, 2012
Over 50 percent of a small village in northern Spain has voted in favor of a plan to allow marijuana to be grown there. The aim is to generate money for the village to help wipe out its debt. However it's still unclear if the idea will go ahead.
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Spain continues to struggle against debt problems

Apr 5, 2012
Government borrowing costs reach a five month high in Spain, having many worried that the country will soon take the biggest problem in Europe crown from Greece.
Posted In: spain, Europe debt crisis

Is the European debt crisis resurfacing?

Apr 5, 2012
There are some economic headwinds blowing strong right now. And one of them is coming from Spain where a disappointing bond auction yesterday sent government borrowing costs to a 5 month high and renewed fears about the European Debt Crisis.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, European Central Bank, spain

Amid budget crisis, Spaniards still buy Apple

Apr 4, 2012
Spain is suffering the highest unemployment rate in Europe right now and is trying to shrink a major budget deficit. Still, Spanish consumers are buying up pricey Apple products -- and the company is taking notice.
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Strikes in Spain over government budget cuts

Mar 29, 2012
Spain has the highest unemployment rate in the European Union and the government is hoping changes to labor laws will kick-start the economy.
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In Spain, Catholic church starting job recruitment push

Mar 26, 2012
The Catholic church in Spain is trying to draw more members to its ranks by promising a "job for life," but that is problematic for a number of reasons.
Posted In: spain, Catholic church, Unemployment

Spanish people facing unemployment over 20%

Feb 8, 2012
We speak to two unemployed Spanish women in Madrid about the dire job situation in their country.
Posted In: spain, Madrid, Unemployment, Europe debt crisis

Germany contracts, China looms

Jan 11, 2012
News today that the German economy contracted sent markets down sharply. But was it all just noise?
Posted In: Germany, spain, China, global economy

Big lottery results awaited in Spain

Dec 22, 2011
Amid economic strife across much of the country, citizens of Spain are buying up lottery tickets in the hope of winning big this holiday season.
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Spain's new prime minister will tackle debt, unemployment

Dec 21, 2011
Mariano Rajoy has been elected the new prime minister in Spain, and he will soon have to find solutions to the country's dire debt and unemployment problems.
Posted In: spain, Europe debt crisis

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