spanish debt crisis

Eurozone OKs Terms of Bailout for Spanish Banks

Finance ministers from the 17 countries that use the euro have approved the terms for a bailout loan for Spanish banks. The first 30 billion euros of up to 100 billion euros in loans will be disbursed this month.

Spanish Government Unveils Nearly $80 Billion Austerity Plan

A day after winning EU approval for a huge bank bailout, Spain's government imposed further austerity on the country Wednesday as it unveiled sales tax hikes and spending cuts aimed at shaving $79.85 billion off the state budget over the next two and a half years.