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Survey: The profile of the Greek New-Homeless

I saw this one man recently while I was turning my usual walking rounds at the coast of Athens, in Palaio Faliro. A man in his late 40’s, tall, well-built, dressed in cord trousers and jacket, shirt and pullover. From far away, I had the feeling the man was standing or walking extremely slowly. …

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Municipality workers attempted to enter Parliament; on Strike Dec 13-19/2012

Municipality workers will launch several 48-hour strikes to protest the measure of labour reserve that will send several hundreds home with 60% of their wages for one year and the option to be dismissed after that period. The first strike will occur Thursday and Friday, December 13-14,t he second Monday …

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Employees at Greek Red Cross unpaid since 7 months

Its looks as if the immoral pattern of employers not to pay their employees is spreading in light speed. And it’s not only the small businesses struggling to survive that owe their employees money. The Greek branch of Red Cross has left its employees unpaid for the last seven months. …

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Crete: Oxygen bottles explode in ambulance after accident – 2 dead

A tragic accident occurred on Wednesday morning in Rethymnon, Crete, when an ambulance collided with a private car. Three oxygen bottles exploded causing the death of the two passengers, while the driver suffered serious injuries. The two women on the private vehicle suffered minor injuries.  Dead are the director of  Crete ambulance service EKAV, anesthisiologist Dimitris …

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