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“Heating allowance”: Austerity mind-set thinks poor Greeks freeze less in the South

This year’s ‘heating allowance’ for the poor and the needy will be cut by 50%. The total amount from the state budget will drop from €210 million last winter down to just €105 million. Blame the austerity, the bailout programs, the prior actions  and the shortage of liquidity. In the …

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Are you eligible for the “social dividend” from primary surplus?

One million people are going to see several hundred euro in their pockets as of May 9th 2014. Greek media report of an agreement between the Greek finance ministry and Samaras junior coalition partner PASOK on the categories and the social dividend amount that will be distributed from the primary …

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