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CNN: Romania's PM resigns amid protests, winter deaths
Announcing his resignation on television, Boc said he was not the kind of person to hang on to power, and that it was time to make space for another government.


Protesters in Romania have been out in the streets for weeks, demanding the resignation of President Traian Basescu and the Boc government.


People blame the government for imposing harsh austerity measures after the country received 20 billion euros from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union.

There are reports that a "technocratic" cabinet might be appointed.

tens of millions of people stand to see their lives ruined because the bureaucrats at the ECB don't understand introductory economics -- Dean Baker
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Feb 6th, 2012 at 08:57:22 AM EST
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