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22
May

Citi’s Buiter: “Greece’s new currency would be rubbish”

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There would be “havoc” if Greece left the euro zone and adopted an alternative currency, Willem Buiter, global chief economist at Citi, told US-network CNBC. “I really think the notion that Greece exits with or without a shadow currency or a proper currency (is ridiculous). Greece has not, historically, been […]





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22
May

After Tsipras – Merkel meeting, Juncker tries to tie Greece in the eurozone

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Friday morning, the sun rose at 6:10 am in Greece. The meeting between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande in Riga had ended without effective result for a comprehensive solution to Greek debt problem. However the earth kept rotating as did the […]





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21
May
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SYRIZA’s Minister Spirtzis explains Greece’s overcharged projects and cancels Samaras’ “Free Wi Fi” for all

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New Greek coalition government and moreover Deputy Minister for Infrastructure Christos Spirtzis announced the cancellation of  former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ project for Free Wi Fi for all. Speaking to several media Thursday morning, Spirtzis justified the cancellation decision saying that “the public procurement initiated by the previous government has […]





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21
May

Oldest MEP & Resistance Fighter Manolis Glezos calls on Greeks to “say NO to Loan Sharks” of Troika-Institutions

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Veteran Politician and resistance fighter, Manolis Glezos, with 92 years the oldest member of the European Parliament called on Greeks to take to the streets and stage protests against the “economic asphyxiation” imposed by Greece’s creditors. And to say “NO to loan sharks” of the Troika-Institutions. At the same time, […]





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21
May

Greek Debt Official report: How many billions of euros has Greece to pay back until 2057?

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After two bailouts and one debt restructure, Greece’s debt is still exorbitantly high and the country will need another 42 years to pay back what it owes to its lenders, provided that no new debt will be added, not extra interest rates will be added up in case of inability […]





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20
May

Poison Alert! FinMin Schaeuble criticizes the European Commission on Greece & sees Greek Default

Posted by in Economy, Uncategorized

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble could not tame himself and poured the usual poison against Greece. And not only! He rebuffed the European Commission for its efforts to a way out of the impasse in the bailout talks. In an interview to The Wall Street Journal and French daily Les […]





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20
May

Moody’s “sees” capital controls and deposits freeze in Greece

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Moody’s Investors Service said Wednesday its outlook on the Greek banking system is “negative”, citing “acute deterioration in funding and liquidity” as reason for its view. “These pressures are unlikely to ease over the next 12-18 months and there is a high likelihood of an imposition of capital controls and […]





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20
May

Varoufakis saw his Dream V.A.T. rates collapsing in thousand pieces & percentages

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Greece got really and deeply lost in Value Added Tax rates. Monday night Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis announced his V.A.T. overhaul plan with two rates of 9.5% and 18% for cash payments and 3% “discount on V.A.T.” for non-cash payments. Once Tuesday broke in, the Greek Finance Minister saw his […]





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20
May

In other news: Extraterrestrial Aircrafts hiding behind the Moon

Posted by in Very Mix

Greek journalists are on work stoppage today from 11 am to 5 pm in order to attend the General meeting of Greek Journalists’ Union ESIA. Therefore, KTG will offer some outstanding from internet, randomly picked among hundreds and thousands news items about the upcoming Greek Default, next month. According to […]





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20
May

Angela Merkel to address the nation if a deal with Greece. Which nation?

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is said to be planning to address the nation in case Greece reaches a deal with its creditors. “Which nation?”, one may ask. The Greek or the German? “The German nation, the German lawmakers and the German public,” writes Bloomberg because in case of a deal, […]





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20
May
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Hillarious! Greece’s Eurovision song had a secret message to creditors?

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Things are not always as they seem to be. While millions of Europeans thought that the Greek Eurovision song was about a broken heart and desperate love with all essential emotions of betrayal, endless pain and struggle… Alas! The lyrics of  “One last Breath” sung by Maria Elena Kyriakou could […]





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20
May

Greek Gov’t: no payment to IMF on June 5 without a deal with creditors

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Greece will not make a payment to the International Monetary Fund if there is no deal with its creditors, SYRIZA’s parliamentary speaker said on Wednesday. “The moment of truth is on June 5,” Nikos Filis told private ANT1 TV. Nikos Filis “If there is no deal by then that will […]





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19
May

Schaeuble’s moment: Large part of Greek population is suffering but the Gov’t does nothing to end this suffering

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I have a … moment, right now. I’m deeply touched by Schaeuble’s compassion  towards the suffering Greeks. Hear saying over hear saying, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble reportedly told his Christian Democrat buddies in Parliament: “We know that a large part of the Greek population is suffering but the Greek […]





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19
May

Lost in 6.5%-18%: Varoufakis’ overhaul of V.A.T system may skyrocket food & utility prices

Posted by in Economy, Uncategorized

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said it clearly Monday night on political program on private STAR TV. There will be a flat Value Added Tax of 18% for cash-transactions and a 3% discount – ie. 15% V.A.T. –  for payments with credit or debit card. He assured that “the low […]





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