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Santorini: Two Nigerians Arrested for Selling Varnish as Euro-Multiplier

Have you ever thought about unconventional ways to multiply your money? I’m not talking about “tax evasion” and things like that. I’m talking about a magic formula that would turn your  300 euro into …30 or 300 thousands or even better to 30 million. Unbelievable? You think… A 34-year old …

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Athens: Protesters Boo FinMin, Riot Police Fires Tear Gas Against Protesting Policemen

This that did not happened a couple of weeks ago, occurred on Thursday morning. Riot Police fired tear gas against protesting policemen, firefighters and coastal guards. Riot Police vs Protesting Police According to Greek media, the unionists had formed a human chain outside the Maximos Mansion in order to prevent …

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Athens: Strikes, Work Stoppages, Protest Rallies, Sept 20/2012

Traffic jams in all major streets of downtown Athens occurred on Thursday morning as thousands of residents had to use their vehicles to go to work due to the 24-hour strike at Metro, Tram and urban train ISAP. Workers protest wages cuts and demand the ticket fares to go down to one euro (from …

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IMF Applauds Itself for the Success its Bailout Programs

No, it’s not a joke. In IMF’s scores-reviews published on Monday, International Monetary Fund among other “applauded itself for the success of its bailout programs”… Hm… should I mention the wrong predictions on recession? The bailout programs that crash the health care system?  The end of welfare state? The grabbing of social contributions translated into sharp pension …

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Greek State “Forgot” To Pay Employees at Alzheimer’s Daily Centres

Employees at daily care centers for patients with Alzheimer’s, Dementia and related disorders, centres for patients with memory loss, have not seen any euro cent for the last six months. 250 social workers, psychologists, speech therapists, nurses, gym instructors and administration personnel, in the country’s centres and hostels are forced to seek other ways to cover …

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One in Three Greeks Work Without Social Security

One in three Greeks work without social security. According to data collected from the country’s biggest insurance fund IKA for the time between January-July 2012, controls conducted by labour inspectors showed that 12,629 employees were working without social security. That is, people work without enjoying any health care or having any perspective to get …

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€11.5-Billion Package: Totally Perplexed About the Upcoming Austerity Cuts

I am totally baffled! And with me, millions of Greeks following the negotiations between Athens and the Troika, the bargain on the austerity measures to come with the €11.5-billion package. On Friday, we read about the raise of retirement age from 65 to 67, on Monday we read “the Troika doubts the …

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Athens Riot Dog: Loukanikos’ Protester Career is Over

Athens famous riot dog, the “Indignant dog”, the legendary Loukanikos, has ended his career as protester. On Thursday night a report in a Greek news portal and some mentions in Facebook claimed that he was not more in Athens and that he had been apparently adopted by loving pets’ parents and he …

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