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IMF’s Lagarde: “I got death threats when I talked about Greece and its taxes”

Head of International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde revealed that she received death treats when she talked about Greece and the failure of paying taxes in the past. Speaking to Financial Times, Christine Lagarde may be more cautious nowadays but yet; for one more time she criticized “the shipping industry” and …

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Christine Lagarde escapes total embarrassment and possible IMF-exit

We will have to spend more time with Madame. Madame Christine Lagarde, managing director of International Monetary Fund, who narrowly escaped the total embarrassment for her and the organization she leads. French magistrate decided on Friday not to place her under formal investigation over role in businessman Bernard Tapie scandal. …

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Lagarde Advices Greece to Take an Austerity Example at Latvia, Although Not Euro-Zone Member

I think head of IMF Christine Lagarde is confused. Totally confused. While a couple of months ago, she seriously proposed wages in Greece should reach the level of Croatia [too lazy to search the link], now she made a turn up to the North. No, she didn’t propose that wages in Greece …

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O La La! Madame Lagarde (IMF) Does Not Pay Taxes…

Ο la la! Quelle blamage! What a mean exposure! Madame Christine Lagarde, the head of IMF, who suggested parents of impoverished Greek children should pay their taxes, does not pay taxes herself. No, she is not exactly a tax-dodger. She simply enjoys a tax-free and lots of bonuses status due …

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IMF Lagarde: Greek Euro Exit Hard, Not Only For Greece

Greece’s  political leaders need to stick to the commitments and abide the austerity programme, IMF head Christine Lagarde said and she warned that a Greek euro exit would be expensive and hard not only for Greece. She also stressed that the IMF would talk to any democratic-elected Greek government, implying the IMF …

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A Disillusioned Greek Voter…

I am tired. In fact, I’m exhausted. And fed up. To hear the same things again and again. EU and IMF urged for one more time Greece for “Reforms” and “Austerity”. Reforms I do not see; Austerity is what I feel on my skin. Day in and day out. And the …

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French FinMin to Greece: Time’s Run Out!

France’s Finance Minister Christine Lagarde warned Friday, that Greece is at risk of default if it doesn’t do more to bring its public finances into order, adding fresh concerns about the country’s ability to turn around its economy. In an interview published by Austrian newspaper Der Standard, Ms. Lagarde expressed …

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