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very good report from THRAKINET ( in Greek) – I made a short summary below Not one, not two but 15 dead loggerhead sea turtles (caretta-caretta) have been washed up at the beaches of Alexandroupoli, North-East Greece. Most of the lifeless bodies had injuries likely to have been caused by fishemen’s … Read More »
Athens under attack! Heat-wave, public-transport strike & ‘smog’ take our breath away!
Athens is boiling today! 36 C in shadow, 45 C in the sun (measured in my balcony) . Dust from the Sahara turns heaven yellow Traffic jam in all major streets. This morning people left their homes for work by driving their own cars. Metro drivers are on a 48-hour strike. … Read More »
Sorry seems to be the hardest word!
Amid the song and dance of famous “Wedding Party on a Battleship” – the AVEROF, you know… -, which became talk of the country, I forgot, or better say, I didn’t catch up with other important news and issues that affect crisis-suffering Greeks. You may have understood by now that … Read More »
The Greek Patient: Hospitals' Supplies Shortages
FATAL SHORTAGES IN GREEK HOSPITALS – SUPPLIERS BLACKMAIL THE GOVERNMENT IS THERE A WAY TO ESCAPE BRIBERY? Man carries away his Greek Patient wife from a state hospital after doctors and nurses attempted to steal her gauzes Greek Hospitals… a place to avoid The pictures in the greek state hospitals has always … Read More »
Greeks Protest Prices at Super Market!
Unprecedented scenes unfolded in a big Super Market downtown Katerini (Central Greece), when some 50 people, arriving simultaneous at payment counters asked for a 15% discount. As expected the management of the Super Market refused to grant the requested discount. And what did the consumers do? They simply walked out … Read More »
ASE ingores Moody's moody move – Rehn's Attack
from capital.gr Athens Stock Exchange seems to ignore Moody’s downgrade of Greece’s credit rating to Junk status. Greek Stock Market opened low this morning – even losing 2% at some point – but quickly managed to recover. Currently (14:00 local time) the General Index advances 0.57% at 1,549,3 on a … Read More »
Vourloumis: CEO of Greek Telecom faces criminal charges
CEO of Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE), Panagis Vourloumis, 73, will face criminal prosecution on accusations of corruption practices state news agency ANA-MPE reported Friday. He is accused of ” infidelity and overpriced contracts concluded in the 2003-2007 period. The contracts were signed with companies like SIEMENS , ANKO and INTRACOM’. Under the … Read More »
Greek Court Rules: Sheep to Turn Night Lights On – Video
Instructions for Greek Shepherds! How to put night lights on your sheep! Watch video! THE COURT DECISION: Greece’s Supreme Court in No. 606/2010 decision rules that the shepherd, who has no visible lights at the beginning and end of the sheep flock moving at night on the road, is partly … Read More »
SIEMENS Bribery Scandal: Open bank accounts
The photo below is wrong! SIEMENS BRIBEd GREEKS IN DEUTSCHE MARKS & EUROS ! The Parliamentary examination committee investigating the Siemens bribery scandal asks the opening of 18 bank accounts belonging to natural and legal persons, including financiers and well-known businessmen. The examination committe sent a letter Wednesday to Mr. … Read More »
Pandora's Scandal Box
This is NOT a Nigeria Spam! This is NOT a Nigeria Spam! OFFERING LUCRATIVE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY Hello Dear! My name is Pandora. I am the wife of late Mr. Cor Ruption, ex deputy and former Minister from Greece. My late husband, God bless him in Heaven, was very rich. He had … Read More »
Greece: Up – Inflation 5.4%-May 2010
↑ Inflation is up 5.4% in May 2010 ↓Income is down -30% Read More »
Greeks Worry about Their Savings – Sitting on a damn’ Hot Grill – with Upds!
We have been sitting on a hot grill full burning charcoal for quite some time now. Occasionally fire resurged, occasionally fire lowers. But we are still sitting on the hot grill. Who are we? We are Greek citizens having deposited their savings to Greek banks. With the first dive in the … Read More »
Finance Minister Counts Civil Servants instead of Sheep
or Count Civil Servants Greek Finance Minister, Giorgos Papakonstantinou, spends surely countless nights without sleep. While millions of insomnia sick around the globe use the traditional method of counting sheep in order to lull themselves to sleep…. Mr. Papakonstantinou has found THE cure against his debt-driven and cash-dry insomnia: He … Read More »
Greek Stock Exchange: "Black Monday"
Shares at the Athens Stock Exchange are traded at the lowest level since 1998! The Index is down, at 1403,92 units as investors went into a massive sell off. General Index closed at 1.403,92 units losing -5.45% Significants losses for the Banks, – 5.64% Black Friday 04/06 and Black Monday 07/06 … Read More »
Greece's Bankruptcy, Exit the Eurozone: Where these scenarios come from?
All these Leaks about Greece’s bankruptcy, its Debt restructuring and return to Drahma…. where do they come from? by Petros Leotsakos – Journalist – bankingnews.gr Shades of indications but not evidence have started to emerge about who leaks all these “doomsday scenarios” about Greece’s bankruptcy and return of Drahma. … Read More »
Greek Businessman: Bankruptcy is not the solution!
There is a lot of talk about Restructuring Greece’s Debt , which many Greeks define as ‘official bankruptcy’. A friend of mine, a businessman, posts his opinion… “Bankruptcy of Greece is not the solution. In case the country goes bankrupt not only lenders will not touch anything Greek but we are doomed to go bankrupt … Read More »
Weather in Athens: Sunday, 6th June 2010
Weather miserable … so cheer up! partly cloudy sea grey life like this ? OH NO! Better a classical jazzy Summertime I am not going to let Sunday newspapers’ pathetic news about politicians’ scandals, unpunished corruptors, free running killers & 40 years of work for – 52% pension to get me down. I … Read More »
Nikos Georgas: Winner "Greece's Got Talent" – Super WOW!
Amazing Voice! youtubed by radiogreece Nikos Georgas, 55, works at a touristic shop in Athens… youtubed by marymiriam21 Nikos Georgas is the Winner of Greece’s Got Talent! Enjoy full version of O Sole mio at 1:50 Greek Song at 4:54 youtubed by zacharias13 Nikos Georgas… the Greek “Susan Boyle” as … Read More »
"Black Friday" at Greek Stock Market – Where are my Blue Chips?
<!– Download the files with the historically adjusted prices of the new ATHEX sector indices. (Period covered 1996 – 2005). –> ↓What happened today at the Greek Stock Market ? Greek Stock Market experienced a dramatic sharp plunge today. Athens Stock Exchange is down -78,63 or -5,03% at 1.484,9 units Losses of Banks are … Read More »
Greek activists arrived in Athens – also 3 French, 1 American
At 3:10 in the morning the C-130 carrying 31 Greeks, 3 French and one American citizen landed at Elefsina military airport, near Athens. More than 100 relatives and supporters cheered them and shouted Pro-Palaistinean slogans. Alternate FM D. Droutsas and two lawmakers were alo at the airport to meet the … Read More »