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Spain Economy (From November 2 Episode)i
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November 02, 2012 12:06 PM
Spain's economy has crashed, going from the status of one of Europe's high-flyers to become one of its desperate cases. When corporations and individuals could not pay high debts built up during the boom years, the government had to step in. And now, the government itself may need a European bailout. VOA's Al Pessin talks about this with Alex Villareal.

Spain Economy (From November 2 Episode)

Published November 02, 2012

Spain's economy has crashed, going from the status of one of Europe's high-flyers to become one of its desperate cases. When corporations and individuals could not pay high debts built up during the boom years, the government had to step in. And now, the government itself may need a European bailout. VOA's Al Pessin talks about this with Alex Villareal.

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