TITLE

The End of the Spanish Empire

AUTHOR(S)
McGuire, Stryker; Elkin, Mike
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);3/10/2008 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 151 Issue 10, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Spanish prime ministerial election of March 16, 2008, noting Socialist incumbent José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero's weaknesses against the Popular Party candidate, Mariano Rajoy. A brief history of the rise and decline of the Spanish economy since the 1990s is given, highlighting former Prime Minister José María Aznar's leadership until the bombings in Madrid, Spain, and Zapatero's political missteps leading up to Spain's economic decline.
ACCESSION #
31226703

 

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