Regions / Spain
The Spanish bailout is yet another witches brew of cutbacks, layoffs, and austerity.
Oscar Reyes examines the financial crisis in Spain and discusses how a 100 billion Euro bank bailout will prolong austerity and increase Madrid's debt dependency.
Europe's crocodile tears for Argentina's economic development are all about the profits of European companies.
Nine years after being killed by U.S. troops in Iraq, the memory of Jose Couso continues to be defamed.
The U.S. embassy in Madrid was able to strong-arm the Spanish government into twice closing the Couso case, but a Spanish court has re-opened it.
After eight years, the Spanish court case against three U.S. soldiers responsible for the murder of cameraman Jose Couso continues in spite of heavy U.S. pressure. But could the testimony of a former Army eavesdropper provide the final push to conviction?
The Spanish government has been showing the world how to repress an uprising European-style.
If Spain and Italy are forced to apply for bailouts, it is not clear the European Union or the euro would survive.
The Ubuntu forum gave voice to those not able to speak up.