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Ex Transportation Minister Liapis arrested for driving car with counterfeit license plates

He must have known how things work. After all, he had served the country and the citizens as Transportation Minister. Michalis Liapis was arrested on Tuesday for driving a car without insurance, no driving license and with counterfeit license plates. Furthermore, he had violated a Stop sign. Michalis Liapis was …

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BoG Governor: Greece’s recovery program still fragile; growth in 2014

“Greek government should push ahead with structural reforms aiming at boosting the economy,” Governor of Bank of Greece Giorgos Provopoulos told the Parliament on Tuesday. Presenting the central bank’s interim monetary policy program, Provopoulos advised the government also to avoid the imposition of new taxes in order to raise revenues …

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Ex Greek PM Papandreou: Legalize it!

Common people have common problems and troubles. They care about the boring stuff of the kind like paying taxes, heating homes, feeding families, getting a tiny Christmas present for the kids. On the other hand, politicians dangle in other atmospheric levels. Former Greek prime minister George Papandreou recently hailed the …

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Greece 2013 – Public Hospitals: Doctors fix a wound with a …clothing button

A lot has been said and claimed about the material shortages in Greece’s public hospitals in times of loan agreements with international lenders and severe budget cuts. But doctors do the best they can in order to treat the pain of the troubled Greek patient, whether insured or not.  Doctors …

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