APTOPIX Spain Finacial Crisis

December 5, 2012 - 6:33 AM
A shoeshine reads a newspaper as he waits for customers in a street in Madrid, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. The number of people officially registered as unemployed in Spain has edged up toward 5 million as the country's recession shows few signs of abating and its struggling banks await crucial bailout cash, Spain's Labor Ministry said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)