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What hide employment data in Germany

August 19, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN EUROPXPRESS.COM) Nearly 7.5 million Germans precarious looking for a job or want to improve their existing one. This contrasts with the low rate of Germany’s unemployed population (6.8% of the workforce), one of the lowest in the European Union. Lo dice un estudio de la Oficina Federal de Estadística de Alemania (Destatis), con […]

In Spain: “I look in the trash to make ends meet”

August 19, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN PÚBLICO) In Spain, more and more people flock to the closure of supermarkets to collect food containers. No queda mucho para la medianoche cuando Pedro, un jubilado de 70 años, se acerca a un Carrefour Market en el centro de Madrid y deja discretamente su carro de dos ruedas frente a la puerta. […]