Economic crisis wracked Slovenia has named its first woman PM...center-left Alenka Bratusek...a staunch opponent of austerity measures.
Bratusek, 42...replaces conservative Janez Jansa.
The parliament voted 55 to 33 to fire Jansa and his cabinet.
A year-long scandal had eroded Jansa's appeal.
There is speculation that Slovenia will be unable to repay some 2 billion euros of debt due in 2013.
Some project that Slovenia will need a bailout of 5 billion euros...mostly to help its banks.
If Bratusek is confirmed...she would serve until 2015.
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