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Daily Archives: November 23, 2011

Troika-EU Repr. Kröger: Portugese Are Better than Greeks!?

Apparently, debt-ridden and well-behaved Portuguese are better than broke and defiant Greeks. In fact, “Portuguese are good and Greeks  are …bad (?)” if we want to believe German Juergen Kroeger, EU representative of the Troika group supervising the bailout package in  Portugal. This sentence from Kroeger angered the journalists in Portugal …

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Samaras Sends Letter with Signature to Greece’s Lenders

Greek provisional coalition government partner, Antonis Samaras, the leader of conservative New Democracy, had to bow to the blackmailing of Eurogroup Juncker and Germany’s Merkel “Sign or No 6th aid tranche”. Samaras had to sit down and write a letter of commitment to the October 26th loan agreement. At the end of …

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FT: Venizelos Worst FinMin Within Eurozone

British newspaper Financial Times elected Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos as the worst minister for finance in Europe for 2011. Venizelos got the worst rating in terms of political ability, economic performance and credibility in the markets.  The ranking, coloured by the Eurozone crisis and the unsolved problems of the …

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