Places to visit in america in winter for Fascist dictator Francisco Franco, with the help of fellow fascists Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, emerged victorious from the civil war and ruled until his death in 1975. He left Spain in the care of King Juan Carlos I, who soon led Spain toward democracy. With such a heritage of exploration and colonization, the Spanish administration of the early 21st century continues to support privatization of the economy”as well as liberalization and deregulation” and some tax reforms that have been helpful in sustaining growth. Although Spain’s unemployment rate has reached levels of 14 percent, the worst of the EU countries, the rate has fallen steadily since the late 1990s. Spain has been transformed in the last three decades from a rural, backward, agricultural country into a nation with a diversified economy and strong manufacturing and service sectors, explains the Spanish government. Rising from the list of periphery countries to prosperous core nations such as GERMANY, ITALY, and the UNITED KINGDOM in the early 20th century, Spain and its economy found itself exceeding those countries’ growth averages later in the century. A strong factor of Spain’s economic strength is continuing legislation that promotes modernization of technology and entry into the highly competitive, aggressive circle of top European technology markets. Places to visit in america in winter 2016.