Photo Gallery: Madrid's Battle against a Mountain of Debt
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Photo Gallery: Madrid's Battle against a Mountain of Debt

Botella's Battle Madrid's Mayor Chips Away at Debt and Tradition

Spain is frantically trying to reduce its debts. While conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is doing so at the national level, Ana Botella is slashing away at spending in Madrid, Spain's most heavily indebted city. In the process, the mayor is blazing her own path.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan