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Spain facing gigantic challenges of historic proportions

Spain facing gigantic challenges of historic proportions

For more than 40 years in the political arena of Spain two parties had been dominating, the People’s Party and the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) which alternated in power. The last catalytic elections of December 20, 2015 resulted in a significant weakening of these traditional political forces and the emergence of new anti-regime parties. […]

Greece on a knife edge: have austerity measures worked or not?

It has been five years since Greece joined the European Support Mechanism with the close cooperation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At that time, the key and critical financial data were the following: GDP amounted to $222.151 billion at the end of 2010. The public debt was 148.3% as a percentage of GDP. Unemployment stood at […]