To Madrid, the capital of Spain, for the GeoQuiz. Name the venue for the Madrid Open tennis tournament. It looks like a big cube with a roof that slides off almost magically. But the real novelty is the blue clay court.
As Spain's economy roared, Spanish farmers were able to sell their land for giant profits. But when the economy tanked, farmers who were poised to sell the land were stuck with higher tax bills and no one looking to build new developments.
There's a burgeoning Spanish population in Germany and they're not going for the change in climate. As Spain's unemployment rate hovers around 23 percent, Germany's 4 percent rate is luring many of Spain's most educated to jobs outside their native land.
Spain's best and brightest are leaving the country for German, where jobs are better paid and easier to come by. The Spanish government says this is just a temporary blip, but some worry Spain could lose an entire generation.
Spanish voters elect a new government this Sunday. The current Spanish prime minister is almost certain to lose his job as the country becomes the next target of euro debt concerns after Greece and Italy.
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