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My Christmas Tree is on strike!

Talking about strikes…my brand new Christmas Tree decided to go on strike! Correct! It is a Greek Christmas Tree! It refused to accept baubles or any other kind of ornaments. It let me decorate it with just three lights rows and one Scandinavian reindeer. I hope it’s just a stoppage and not …

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Don’t miss the Geminid meteor shower tonight! Dec 13-14

December’s Geminid meteor shower is happening tonight! The best viewing should be from late night December 13 till dawn December 14.  The radiant point rises in the east in mid-evening, it’s highest between 02:00 -03:00 a.m. Apparently you can watch the wonderful meteor shower in Greece too! Start looking to …

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Spending cuts can benefit Greek wrongdoers

Spending cuts in debt-driven Greece can come to the benefits of the citizens. This morning a man blocked with his car the main road of  Trikala town, but he managed to avoid a fine ticket by the police. Then the two municipality police officers, who arrived at the point,  had no …

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US-Economist Nouriel Roubini’s Greek Delight

Renowned US based economist Nouriel Roubini might have shocked the Greeks when he advised a controlled bankruptcy or else “a debt restructuring” last week.  He himself though, he seems to have enjoyed his short paid vacation in Athens where he came upon an invitation to speak to a congress of  the local leading business …

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EU Commissioner Olli Rehn’s Greek Drama

European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn is desperate. The sacrifice he makes in the altar of the Greek economy shows an selflessness unprecedented for an EU Commissioner.  The pensions and wages cuts of low income Greeks are nothing in compare to Olli Rehn’s deprivation of his life securing activity. i.e. …

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Greece: No flights on Dec 15, 2010

It was obvious that Greek Air Traffic Controllers will join the General Strike on Wednesday, December 15, 2010. No controllers, no flights!  The strike will start Wednesday at 01:00 a.m. and will conclude at midnight the same day. Their strike scheduled for Tuesday, December 14, 2010 has been cancelled after …

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