A man looks at a bird as he sits in the square in Madrid, Spain, Monday, April 22, 2013. The 2012 figures from Eurostat, the European Union's statistics office, showed Monday that in spite of efforts ... more 
A man looks at a bird as he sits in the square in Madrid, Spain, Monday, April 22, 2013. The 2012 figures from Eurostat, the European Union's statistics office, showed Monday that in spite of efforts to get a handle on its debts, Spain saw its budget deficit rise to 10.6 percent of GDP in 2012 from 9.4 percent the year before as the country took US dlrs 52 billon (40 billion euro) in rescue loans to help its banks. Excluding the rescue funds, Spain says its deficit last year improved to just under 7 percent, above the initially pledged target of 6.3 percent. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) less 
1 / 27
Associated Press | Photo By Andres Kudacki
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 5:51 AM EDT