Euro zone countries tried in vain to stop the IMF publishing a gloomy analysis of Greece’s debt burden which the leftist government says vindicates its call to voters to reject bailout terms
“ Treasury Department said Sunday that Lew had spoken a day earlier to key European officials, urging them to maintain financial stability in the coming days — and to consider “potential debt relief.”
"The risk of an accident goes up the more times you have these [situations, and] everyone rushes to a deadline. I hope they can reach an agreement that prevents Greece from going through the deep pain that a breakdown would cause, and it doesn't create risks to either the European or the global economy. This is not the time for a shock.”
"The area is occupied. The popular verdict here, on this piece of earth,on this occupied area, is of no matter"
"Others decide on our taxes and the laws, whatever the people vote.
Τhe rising of the Left, after all that in Greece, was necessitated, so as to be restored morality to humans.
have to accept wages on the height of today's Bulgaria, prices of
today's Switzerland, taxes of Sweden, though, social benefits of today's
Yemen, and all these, as not to become another Argentina...."
By the way, we are the founding members of the European Union, members of the Atlantic alliance, we belong to the West, and primarily we are the cradle of civilization...."
Ultimatum: You take it or leave it Greece
"One thing should be very clear: if someone says that the government will have a stronger negotiating position with the 'no' vote, it is simply not true."
"The Greeks, we have recieved such an unexplainably violent policy of economic aggression, by which some believe that they will bend us as a nation and make us bow. Obviously they have not read in the Greek history that Greece and the Greeks however much you make them bleed, they know to survive, to reconfigure and become creative again "...
Dear President (Martin Schultz )I very much regret that I have to adress to you personally, once again... today the free Greece, a country that expresses the will of the Greek people in order to carve its own path, meets the fierce reaction from the three institutions, the troika, as well as by your side. And that strikes me. Who gave you this right? ....." Manolis Glezos MEP , June 14, 2015
“The key emergency is to secure a dialogue with adults in the room,”
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said after listening to Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis expound in Luxembourg on Thursday. “What we lack is a dialogue.”
Schauble did not even accept Greece's proposals to be heard at all in eurogroup! Go to story
Juncker accused Alexis Tsipras’s administration of misleading voters about proposals he had made to help solve the country’s debt crisis.
As Reuters announced, just after Prime Minister’s speech on Parliamentary commitee on Tusday, the president of the European Commission declared that find that
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is doing everything in her power
to keep Greece in the eurozone, the chancellor's spokesman Steffen
Seibert stressed on May5
"Where there is a will there is a way "
June 18 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday a deal between Greece and its creditors was still possible if Athens showed the necessary will, amid mounting pessimism that the austerity-hit country might crash out of the euro zone.
Greek Prime Minister:
"On our second meeting with the Chancellor, we came closer" find more
US Treasury secretary Jack Lew called Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and urged him to reach a realistic compromise, urgently.
In a statement, the Treasury revealed that Lew told Tsipras that the Greek people, and the global economy, would suffer if Athens can’t reach a deal with creditors.The statement added:
Last month, Lew told an audience in London that all sides should “double down” their efforts to get a deal fast. That plea didn’t spark a deal, so with just two weeks to go until Greece’s bail expires, Lew has made this fresh interve
“Lew underscored the urgency of Greece making a serious move to reach a pragmatic compromise with its creditors.”
"Here comes the criminal.., to say Hello"
Lagarde introduced herself on the June 18 eurogroup meeting to Varoufakis saying: “the criminal in chief comes to say hello”
Koreans donated billions of euros’ worth of family gold jewelry to help pay down their nation’s IMF debt , once, on 1997. a debt Korea paid off ahead of schedule. Is this an example for Athens? Might this also work for Greece? “The core idea is quite right,” said economist Rolf Langhammer.. click for more
Higher incomes have to pay the burden in Greece this time, not the weaker ones, as usually has happened
Firstly there has been an agreement at the Brussels group discussion. on the principle that there should be appropriate reforms which will shift the burden from those on the lower income to those on higher incomes, was Prime Minister's Office official announcement .
The American President stressed the need to resolve the problem of Greece’s bailout. According to information, Barack Obama told the German Chancellor that there should be a realistic solution, an agreement based on reforms so that Greece returns to growth within the euro zone. He also stressed that Greece needs reforms, especially in tax collection, find more, Updated, March 20/2015
Do they want to support us to have growth… or do they decide to have Greece struggle, to punish Greece and to create an example of what happens to a country that has a left government,” Kotzias said at the end a four-day visit to Washington and New York, go to our story
By the recent OECD survey on Life satisfaction Greek citizens are the most unhappy group in 36 OECD countries.Life satisfaction measures how people evaluate their life as a whole rather than their current feelings. When asked to rate their general satisfaction with life on a scale from 0 to 10, Greeks gave it a 4.7 grade, the lowest score in the OECD, where average life satisfaction is 6.6.
From today's celebrities around the world to the famous poets and writers of older and contemporary times, the feeling of meeting Greece is often described as meeting another stage of being Intellectual people of the world have found this sense penetrative enough to get inspired and write about this instant high,whith which Greece signs on whoever meets her. What is it about Greece More
You are located at one of the most healthy lands on earth. Blessed geophysically, the greek Motherland has nourished since ancient times the mind and body of the western culture
man. Still, the sunny land nowadays provides a reach variety of its "bio treasures" that promise a happy mind-body unforgettable experience.
After five years of extended misery looming all over the country, Greeks,- all Greeks regardless of how they have voted in the January 25 election,- changed attitude and swiftly became Zorbases. 3 weeks after Tipras election, New Europe
Greece will get €460mln for migration program, the EU Commissioner Demetres Avramopoulos announced to Greece, undelining that actions have to be taken immediately in response to the crisis situation in the Mediterranean. According to the Plan, European Member States will have to ensure fingerprinting of all migrants.
Special trainned crews of the Greek Police Counter-Terrorism and the Greek National Intelligence Service, specialized on international-Islamist terrorism, are sent to the illegal immigrants’ entry points of Greece, the Aegean islands of Mytilini, Chios,and others, and to the Northern border station of Evros
National Intelligence Service and the Greek Police have been set on
the Alert on the country’s Entry Points for the possibility fighters of
the Islamic State (ISIS) to entry Europe through Greece among the hundreds and thousands immigrants that arrive daily on the islands of Eastern Aegean. Go to our Greek2m eye story
We agreed to reopen the exploratory talks, which concern the continental shelf in the Aegean, and to continue the discussion on confidence-building measures,
on which I would say we have already had some success. said Nkos Kotzias thankning his counter minister . Agreed and announced
confidence-building measures for maritime safety, include 9
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The statements of Wolfgagang Schäuble who said that Greece must guarantee that the existing MoU is fulfilled,as to get any money form now on adding also,- after the crtitical eurogroup on Monday March 9, that Minister Varoufakis was the only minister in the Eurogroup to believe that time was not lost, and emphasing troika, must once again return to Athens,were interpreted by Athens as a “declaration of war." read more
to the very end
"Oh, this is Greece's Best Looking Man!"
Tieless, as you see, John Stamos gave the dress code alibi to the Greek FM who was the special guest in White House hosted by the US President who was on tie at the White House reception for the Greek Independence day, April 2015 .
Enjoy on CNBC John Stamos' narration for this meeting, where he was present on the chat of the two, but he didn't say a word.
Greek wine lovers Hellenic wines’ hype by American sommeliers and all the world’s wine lovers
Greek producers, writes the latest WSJ article, have gained something Portuguese winemakers can only dream of possessing: the hearts and minds of American sommeliers.
People who worked as doctors in Ancient Greece suggested sex as a way to combat diseases such as: depression, dyspepsia, icterus, lower back pain, weak vision and more... Since then till now, learn the sexy secrets of this land . Find everything about that, and how to organise food for your day menu to become a hot Greek god...
It’s a mind and body combination of factors on a lifestyle that takes place away from big cities, driven from our ancient ancestors’ roots on Medicine, and kept alive since then, on the island of Ikaria especially.
By recent Research Ikaria popped up among the five and only in the world countries of the Blue Zonesby moodhacker
Pet Healthy in Greece
Traveling to or from the Ebola affected countries? Be aware of the Greek CDC guidelines and the Passenger Card you have to complete
Greek to me !
Tourist Grant Uranie was relaxing in an outdoors cafe in the bustling shopping district of Monastiraki in Athens and waiting for his souvlaki.
The 20-year-old Australian, who was two days into a 15-day Contiki tour of Greece, saw a man who looked like a tourist running and holding something. He was being chased by four armed police, who were yelling. Then the man emerged one metre behind him.
What was supposed to be a leisurely lunch with friends in the European summer of July 2104 turned into a shoot-out between Nikos Maziotis, one of Greece’s most-wanted terrorists, and police in an operation by the counter-terrorism unit.“We all just dropped to the ground,” Mr Uranie recalled....View on moodhackerblog , WordPress
Take care of your laptop, tablet and electronic devises while in Greece. Do you have any idea What today the Hackers do, why you might be important to cyber thieves while you travel?
The Heart of Ancient Athens was selected, by other 15 European areas, to receive the European Heritage Label (EHL) out of a total of 36 sites that had been submitted for their roles in European history and the activities they have developed to highlight their European dimension
"Ethics can not be a la carte in Europe, dear Germany. You used legal tricks to avoid paying Greece for the repatriations, emphasised Tsipras in Parliament, Tuesday March 9, 2015 ...In 1990, the legal and political conditions were created for this issue to be solved. But since then, German governments chose silence, legal tricks and delay,” Tsipras said in his speech in Parliament
"We are the flesh of the flesh of this folk
, and we will serve every word of our constitution in support of the Greek dignity.
This is our order from this proud nation,
this folk who deserves our effort to the very end,whatever the cost"