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Greek Unemployment drops down to 26.8% (Mar14) from 27.2% (Mar13)

Unemployment in Greece dropped to 26.8% in March when it was at 27.2% in March 2013 and at 26.9% the previous month. The number of unemployed is 1, 274,843 people. According to Greek Statistics Authority (ELSTAT) unemployment among youth 15-24 years old still remains high with 58.3% and women are …

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Greek public sector on strike: Mar 12 & Mar 19-20/2014

Greece’s public sector union ADEDY will launch a 24-hour strike tomorrow Wednesday, March 12th 2014, in order to protest the the measure of  the so-called “availability” that sends home civil servants with 75% of their salary and eventually lays them off after seven months. The measure that will end up …

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Greek gov’t to close schools so children enjoy “ski holidays”

In all seriousness: amid deepest economic crisis Greece’s Tourism and Education ministries consider to close secondary education schools for a midterm vacation week in March in order to boost skiing tourism. And thus in a country where skiing is not a tradition, and furthermore this sports art needs expensive equipment. …

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