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First Time in Greece: A Prosecutor for the Animal Protection

For the first time in Greece, a prosecutor has been assigned and will be responsible for the protection of the animals and the strays. Prosecutor Constantina Aggelopoulou will oversee the cases of animal abuse, poisoning and torturing animals, and all other cases that violate the new animal protection law. Meanwhile the …

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Greek FinMin Venizelos Expected to Resign On Mar 19/12

Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos is expected to resign from his post the latest on Monday, March 19th 2012, one day after he would be elected the new leader for socialist party PASOK.  Although Venizelos did not specified whether he would resign on Sunday evening after the elections or on Monday, he …

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“Golden Boy” Executive Resigns from Goldman Sachs and Tells Us Things We’d Like to Know…

A golden boy, an executive working at Goldman Sachs came to his senses. Greg Smith executive director and head of the firm’s United States equity derivatives business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa resigned on Wednesday. Not only that. Greg Smith went public and wrote an open letter in New …

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Greek Banks: No Merger Between Alpha and Eurobank

The first negative impact of the Greek bond swap (PSI): Greek Alpha Bank seeks to call off its intention to merge with EFG Eurobank. The merger would have created Greece’s largest bank and was seen as the first step in an expected consolidation of the Greek banking sector. Alpha Bank …

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