The Great Spanish Crash, Part 1/4 Reply

Spanish crisis protest

This 15-minute video is the first in a four-part documentary the BBC did in 2012  on the Spanish economic crisis that began in 2008 and continues today. Robert Mason traveled to Spain to investigate how this once thriving economic climate is the latest casualty in the Euro zone. Greece, Ireland and Portugal have the ability to receive massive bailouts with stringent conditions. But Spain differs. Among the largest economies on the planet, for almost 20 years “cool España” meant leading edge architecture, the world’s greatest restaurants and also the magic of Barcelona Soccer club. Spain was obviously a European success story. Now it’s the subject of a study of how Spain went from dictatorship to democracy and from a construction boom to an economic bust.

Here’s the link to Part 1:

Video courtesy of rose496900yt1


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