Daily Archives: February 11, 2013
Last week, Greece’s National Radio and Television Council (ESR) suggested to television stations to refrain from displaying images of homeless and other people in need, showing the misery of Greeks. Such images and camera shots could be broadcast only after consent of the persons involved. Real News owner Nikos Chatzinikolaou described … Read More »
Greek Classic: Public hospital directors without university degree… Next step: hiring witch doctors?
I don’t know if they drink or smoke something, they up there in the government seats, or they just want to serve certain interests, most of all those of their voters and devoted party officials and thus in times there is a hiring stop in the public sector. An attempt to … Read More »
I’m afraid democracy in Greece tends to adopt more and more authoritarian features. Labour Minister Yiannis Vroutsis plans to radically change the strike law and make it more difficult for unions to declare strikes. According to information leaked in the Greek press on Sunday, the absolute majority of the workers (that is: … Read More »
The director of a public hospital in Tripoli, the Peloponnese, has been removed from her position after allowing members of Golden Dawn to enter the premises and check the details of private nurses. Health Minister Andreas Lykourentzos ordered Eleni Sourouni to leave her post after complaints that members of the … Read More »
Greeks are increasingly pessimistic about the economic situation of the country in general, and their own situation in particular. In an online public opinion survey conducted by online newspaper “Zougla.gr“, participants also expressed their opinion about current issues like police interventions, “civil mobilization” of Athens metro workers. As for politics, Samaras’ … Read More »
Pope Benedict XVI will resign on Feb. 28, the Vatican has confirmed. He is the first pope to resign in nearly 600 years. Pope Benedict XVI was elected on 19 April 2005 in a papal conclave as the 265th Pope, serving as Sovereign of the Vatican City State and leader of … Read More »