Young and restless in Spain as jobless rate soars
Young Spaniards facing sky-high jobless rate scream out for better future
Daniel Woolls, On Friday May 27, 2011, 12:53 pm EDT
MADRID (AP) -- The first thing Silvia Huelves was told when she started studying architecture was that she should take up Chinese or Japanese -- she was not going to build anything in Spain any time soon.
It wasn't criticism of her skills but a reflection on the state of the country, where the jobless rate among 16- to 24-year-olds is a staggering 45 percent and a construction sector slump caused nearly two years of recession.
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