Mariano Rajoy Of Spain Steps Up In Debt Crisis

Central to any solution to the European debt crisis will be the role played by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain, although he is known for playing both sides of an issue.

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    The new Spanish leader, Mariano Rajoy ... short-term government debt – more than double the rate at the last issue. It was the first test of the credibility of the incoming government, and a stark indication of just how far Spain has sunk in the ...
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  • Mariano Rajoy
    Mariano Rajoy Brey (Spanish: [maˈɾjano raˈxoi ˈβɾei]; born 27 March 1955) is a Spanish politician.He has been the Prime Minister of Spain since 2011, during the X and XII legislatures.
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    The 2008–present Spanish financial crisis, also known as the Great Recession in Spain or the Great Spanish Depression, began in 2008 during the world financial crisis of 2007–08.
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    Euro-zone debt crisis: period of economic uncertainty in the Euro zone beginning in 2009 that was triggered by high levels of public debt, particularly in the countries that were grouped under the acronym “PIIGS” (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, and Spain).
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