Tuesday , January 16 2018

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Reuters: IMF denies pressing Greece on Debt Restructure

According to Reuters ,, the International Monetary Fund on Saturday denied a report in German magazine Der Spiegel that it was privately pressing Greece to restructure its debt. “As we have said consistently, the IMF supports the Greek government’s position of no debt restructuring and its determination to fully service …

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Der Spiegel claims: IMF wants Greece to Restructure Debt

Are we serious? Is this the reason the Troika will pay a non-scheduled visit to Athens? To prepare the ground for a debt restructure? Or is it just a sinister blackmail against the Greek government to speed up fiscal ‘reforms’ like exterminating tax evasion, lay offs in public administration, privatisation, …

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The Bad News and the Good News

The Bad News: Shipping companies are raising the tickets fares at 8%-12%. Some have applied the increases already, other will follow. That’s a big blow for Eastern tourism on the islands amid the huge economic crisis and recession. The Good News: Tobacco companies have started discount offers for the expensive …

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Greece’s Animals Law uploaded for Public Consultation

The revised law for the protection of companion animals and strays has been uploaded on March 31 on internet for public consultation. You can write your comments until April 13, 2011. Unfortunately I can’t translate the whole law… However from the comments I’ve read so far, there are constructive proposals  …

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Youngster arrested in …

The latest from austerity is Greece: “A youngster  was arrested today in possession of small amount of salary! He claimed it was intended for personal use… ”  This genious news was found in FB, posted by user Di.Di.

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IMF-austerity even for Army Chiefs

Gone are the times where high ranking officials would sit relaxed at the back seat of a limouzine and let the driver slender them though the avenues so they could meet their  official appointments. With strict austerity measures,  state spending cuts and gasoline prices nearing 2 euros per liter these …

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Greek FinMin rules out Debt Restructuring

Greek Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou said Friday he “absolutely” rules out the prospect his country΄s sovereign debt might be restructured, economic portal Capital.gr reported. “I am not the only one” who rejects the idea, Papaconstantinou said on the sidelines of a conference in the northern Italian town. The minister spoke …

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Long Time not See! IMF-guys are back, Suzanne!

Executives from International Monetary Fund, the European Union and the European Central Bank will be visiting Athens for an extraordinary medical test! They will check heart beat, liver and kidney values and take the market fever. This will certainly show hypothermia. Furthermore they will  suck our blood for several tests but …

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Sotiria Bellou: Min Klais – Dedicated to IMF bailout countries (music video)

I just read in our FB page the worries of a Portuguese woman about the inevitable country’s bailout  by the International Monetary Fund hawks. She was wondering how doe sit look like to be in the arms of speculators… creating a post-modern lumpenproletariat in the 21st century! The old, nice, …

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Greece: Earthquake of 6,2 R occurred off Crete

An Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale occurred in the sea off Crete on Friday afternoon. The tremor was strongly felt in Heraklion and other areas of Crete, in the island of Casos and  Milos in the south of the Aegean Sea, in Pelononnese, but also in some areas …

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Italian FAI claimed responsibility for letter bomb to Greek prison director

An Italian organisation took responsibility for the letter bomb sent to Director of Korydallos prison in Athens. “Informal Anrachist Federation (FAI) had attached a  two pages proclammation inside the letter bomb that was safely detonated by police experts on Thursday. The proclamation was writen in Italian and was detected at forensic …

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Cyber Crime Police hunts animal abusers on internet

The presence of many internet sites showing pictures and videos with animal torture is a cause of concern for the Greek police, numerous animal lovers and welfare societies. According to daily TO VIMA, more than 2,500 complaining electronic messages (e-mails) reach  the officers at the Department of Electronic Crime of the Greek …

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