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Upd: ZENITH:To Cruise or Not to Cruise? That is here the question…

Upd: 05/06/2010 – from Malta’s online newspaper: independent.com.mt Zenith’s home-porting in Malta only lasted one week <!–b> <br–> The home-porting on Monday.., will sail to Piraeus tomorrow morning after receiving assurances from the Greek government that it will have no problems docking. The Citizens’ Protection Ministry has assured the Zenith’s …

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Radical Pension cuts upset Greeks

Vacation? This was lllaaaast year…. The last vacation you ever had in your life ( photo: Lefkada 2009 ) Greeks experience a new shock, as the lenders – Troika (EE/ECB/IMF) demands a radical decrease in pensions. Pension : only just 48% of the salary after 40 years of work! While Labor Minister Andreas …

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Pay your Taxes everywhere! Video

Funny video with the Tax Paying Card in French http://www.contribuables.tv/2010/04/01/qui-sait-ce-quils-taxeront-ensuite/ with Greek subtitles  http://www.capital.gr/capitaltv/player.aspx?id=717 by www.contribuables.org  Resist Tax Increases of course, I wasn’t able to upload the 2 videos. Who thought I ‘m perfect ?

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Greeks: Fed up with Scandals & Corruption!

Greeks: Fed up with Scandals and Corruption “They should go …@@@” The insult coming out of my neighbor’s lips is unprintable. Giwrgos has just put aside the Sunday newspaper. “Every day we read about a new scandal, today I see at least 5” he says as he grabs again the …

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Tolis Voskopoulos: P(e)ace Maker to Tax Office?

photo corfupress Tolis Voskopoulos has undergone a pacemaker surgery at the Naval Hospital in Athens this morning after hospitalized with chest pain. According to www.corfupress.com, the popular singer, has been facing chronic problems with his heart, suffering from atrial fiblillation. Wednesday night Voskopoulos was urged to the hospital after he …

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wwww.corruption.gr – Important VIDEO below

If it is not a “communication trick” … then it is serious … because it is official. The Greek Ministry of Finance released a statement yesterday stating that according to a preliminary investigation, 70 employees to the Ministry have an average of real estate holdings worth of  €1,2 million, while …

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Greece:Pension Reform Bill-Shocking Changes on the Way

Five new changes in Pension Reform Bill are required by the EU/ECB/IMF-troika, currently in Athens for consultation with the Minister of Labor. Speaking yesterday morning in ANT1 (the TV show “Good Morning Greece), Labor Minister Andreas Loverdos said that the troika, fearing a possible collapse of the Pensions/Insurance Institutions, calls …

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“Census” of Greek Civil Servants!

  Radical changes in Public Administration –  Greek Civil Servants to be registered Greek Civil Servants are kindly invited or forcefully ordered to register at the Finance Ministry and enter their personal & working data in electronic form until July 15, 2010. This registration will make it able for Civil …

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BILD-newspaper is relieved! Hopes for cancellation of the Greeks’ Loan!

XANAX: YOUR DRUG AGAINST ANXIETY ! —————————————————— For months newspaper BILD-Zeitung has been living in hell and agony, anxiety and stress. The German daily has been fiercly  opposing  any loan to the ‘bankrupt-Greeks” and their “bankrupt-Prime Minister“as it loves to call the modern Hellenes.  Deeply devoted to a Anti-Greeks smear campaign, …

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Easy Ways to Cut the Pensions of Others

s Greek Minister for Employment & Social Security reads in the monring newspaper how to get along with 600 Euros per month. Andreas Loverdos is concerned… With the new austerity measures in force, low earners and pensioners bleed, while deputies at the Greek Parliament enjoy double and threesome income. A …

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IMF Approves Greece Bailout – Survival Tips for Greeks!

The International Monetary Fund  approved a three-year, €30 billion  loan to help pull Greece out fromo the bottom of the economic barrel. The IMF loan is part of a €110 billion package that includes conditions requiring Greeks to tighten their  belts, earn less, pay high taxes and buy expensive . FIST AID TIPS …

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Greece: Maria has committed a ‘financial crime’…

Maria P., 75, has just completed an angiogram and an ECG test at a private hospital in Athens. Angio and ECG are part of some eight to ten medical tests she has to undergo in order to find the reason for her “thing”. “I get a… thing” she says, “and …

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"Sundays will never be the same…"

Paraskevi Zoulia                          Aggeliki Papathanasiou Nontas Tsakalis photos sources: several blogs “Sundays will never be the same” wrote in internet Kostas T. , a friend of Nontas. Notas, Paraskevi and  pregnant Aggeliki are the tragic victims of the fatal arson of Marfin Bank on 5/05/10. According to forensic evidence the three …

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Shock, Anger and Grief

Shock, Anger and Grief Mourning families, mourning friends, mourning colleagues, mourning folks. A whole nation grieves the painful and tragic death of the three bank employees. A whole nation cannot recover from the shock from  the cowardly murder of three employees of Marfin Bank. Epameinondas Tsakalis, 36, Paraskevi Zoulia, 35, …

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3 Dead at Marfin Bank:Tragedy – Crime – Negligence

Schocking Picture Three bank workers lost their life and four were injured in the fire at the MARFIN EGNATIA Bank after protesters hurled molotov cocktail bombs amid a huge demonstation against harsh cuts in salaries and pensions and tax increases. Pictures and Videos shot by demonstrators highlight the dramatic moments …

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BREAKING NEWS – 3 DEAD due to Molotov cocktail at Bank

from troktiko.blogspot.com According to international media and Greek Sky TV THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN A BLAZE that broke out at MARFIN EGNATIA BANK, on Stadiou Street, downtown Athens. The fire started when demonstrators hurled  Molotov cocktail fire bombs at the Bank. SKY-TV reports that the 3 bank employees were …

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General Strike – Riots

THESSALONIKI : RIOTS – TEAR GAS IGOUMENITSA: PEACEFUL VOLOS: PEACEFUL IRAKLEIO: PEACEFUL IOANNINA: RIOTS ATHENS: RIOTS – TEAR GAS YOUNGSTERS ATTEMPTED TO STORM PARLIAMENT http://apolitistosteki.blogspot.com http://troktiko.blogspot.com http://nonews-news.blogspot.com/ MORE THAN 150.000 PROTESTERS IN ATHENS SO FAR THEY HAVE BOOED: 1) CHAIRMAN OF TRADE UNION/PRIVATE SECTOR 2) EX-DEPUTY KIMON KOULOURIS 3) PARLIAMENT …

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Protesters storm State TV during Prime Time News

Maria Houkli/Prime Time News/NET   Photo: copied from blogs Some 40  unemployed teachers have interrupted the prime time news of the Greek state television NET. The protesters – unemployed teachers –  have managed to enter the building of State Boradcast Corp. ( ERT) after  a scuffle with security guards  it. Education Minister Anna …

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