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Greece’s Privatization Plans – Labor Unions threaten to boycott them

Greece has announced its privatization plans while employees at the state-run enterprises threaten with huge mobilization. As privatizations are normally combined with lay offs, labor unions in electricity, telephone and other utilities took up the ‘arms’ and prepare a war against the government. Trade unionists are in turmoil and threaten to …

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Modern Slaves in Greece…

Are there modern slaves in Greece nowadays? Apparently there are! A human trafficking ring was unveiled that was forcing humans to work and live in squalid conditions. One Greek and two foreigners were arrested Friday in Ilia, Peloponnese for keeping field workers from  Romania under captivity.  The police operation revealed that ten foreigners …

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Keratea: Foreign Press Ass. condemns attack against Reuters correspondent

“The Foreign Press Association of Greece condems the unprovoked and unjustifiable attack against Vassilis Triandafyllou, Foreign Correspondent of Reuters press agency and president of Foreign Press Association of Greece by a group of Keratea residents, during the incidents that occured in the area the previous day. Despite the fact that …

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