A man stands in front of a beggar in Athens on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. In spite of years of harsh spending cuts and tax rises, Europe’s debt problems are getting worse. Five of the c

 

              A man stands in front of a beggar in Athens  on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. In spite of years of harsh spending cuts and tax rises, Europe’s debt problems are getting worse. Five of the c
A man stands in front of a beggar in Athens on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012. In spite of years of harsh spending cuts and tax rises, Europe’s debt problems are getting worse. Five of the countries that use the euro are in recession Greece, Spain, Italy, Portugal, and Cyprus. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)