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‘Our generation is a lost cause’: Spain’s youth struggle to chart a life amid economic crisis

MADRID, Spain – In a country where more than 55 percent of young people are unemployed, even an obsession with bolstering your resume is no guarantee of success. Barbara Victoria Palomares-Romero, 22, is qualified to work in restaurants, nurseries and … Continue reading

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Spain’s economic crisis turns middle-class families into illegal squatters

TERRASSA, Spain — Ana Valderrama and Tony Cortes do not look like squatters. The suburban apartment they’ve illegally occupied since December is free of clutter. Its stone floors shine while two poster-sized pictures of daughters Jennifer, seven, and Ariadna, 11, hang on gleaming … Continue reading

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