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Subject: [Leica] Pain in Spain
From: lluisripollquerol at (Lluis Ripoll)
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2013 16:48:31 +0200
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The new is true but unfortunately an old new.  I'm very sorry Larry, but I 
don't want and don't have the time to spend in this list in any other matter 
than posting pictures


El 02/09/2013, a las 16:11, lrzeitlin at escribi?:

> Lluis, and any other Luggers in Spain,
> Last night's economic news on TV revealed that the national unemployment 
> rate in Spain was over 25% and the unemployment rate of recent college 
> graduates was over 60%. These are astounding figures. I was a child during 
> the US depression when the unemployment rate hovered at 25% and things 
> were pretty bad. The TV program interviewed a number of recent college 
> graduates and many had chosen to emigrate to portions of the world where 
> they could use their newly learned skills. Many were headed to Latin 
> America.
> My question for those on the scene is: Are things really as bad as they 
> are described? Is it hype to make Americans less disturbed by the shortage 
> of jobs here despite strong signs of economic recovery? The reason I'm 
> directing this question to Lluis is that, in his excellent photographs, I 
> see a lot of people wandering the streets of Barcelona apparently without 
> anything to do.
> Larry Z
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