“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.
'In an empty city, in an empty building', … Greece’s handshake with the IMF not a troll The crucial for Greece’s survival meeting with the Presidnt of IMF was set on Easer Sunday evening, and took place “in an empty city, and an empty building”, international correpondents wrote .
As a member of the EU, Greece, could act “as a link and a bridge” between Russia and the West. This is Alexis Tsipras’ and the Coalition government’s positioning on Greece’s relationships with “mama” Russia, as said by the Prime Minister, a few days before his visit to Kremlin, invited officialy by President Putin .
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
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? Let's discover, piece by piece.....Greek2m!
how the Index of Despair was created in Greece. Such a lack of interest
for tax transparency, by the memorandum Governments, said Switzerland German newspaper Die Welt recently accused Greece, -but mainly the ex Greek government this time-, for not acting on opportunities to recover billions in lost tax, “The Greek government has done nothing for a year to recover supposedly untaxed assets of Greek citizens in Switzerland.find more
Greece’s demand on Germany’s World War II dept “rebuffed” , the German Press wrote Since the very first days of this governmenet, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias took the Greek
claim of World War II Reparation from Germany in his jacket pocket when
he visited Berlin for talks with his counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Tuesday. “In my inside pocket, I’ve got that part of the speech from the
prime minister who addressed the issue (of reparations),” Kotzias said
during the joint press conference with
"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
The statements of Wolfgang 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
Indeed, the attitude of the Greeks is now very similar to that of Alexis Zorbas who was happily dancing while watching his house burning. When he was asked why he was so happy, dancing while his house was in flames, he said, “I have never seen such a catastrophe in my life.” Go to article
By the recent OECD survey on Life satisfaction Greek citizens are he 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.
the flesh of the flesh
of this folk,
and we will serve every word of our constitution
of the Greek dignity. This is our order from this proud nation , a folk who deserves our try to the very end, whatever the cost "
Prophetic , and precise, the Economist magazine has reversed this way the insulting and vulgar Spiegel's cover Page for Greece, giving widely the international audience a chance in mind,
to give Alexis a chance.....find this
Indeed.... Greece’s rebellion succeeds to make Europe recognize Humanitarian Crisis after all. Two billion Euros promised finally on March 19th as a Eurozone's Response to what, till now unrecognized, Greek drama has caused , More by the March 19, 2015 article
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
Congrats, Alexis you have the Greek Royale support !
Since the first three days of Alexis Tsipras electionRussian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov Russia would consider giving financial help to debt-ridden Greece, stating that Greece had not yet asked Russia for assistance, but he did not rule out an agreement between the two countries if Greece came asking.“Well, we can imagine any situation, so if such petition is submitted to the Russian government, we will definitely consider it"
” Tsipras' government gives other leaders,
particularly Renzi and Hollande, strong support in their negotiations
with “And this is beneficial not only for Greece, but for the whole eurozone– which is being choked by by austerity.“ more Above,the buddies: Renzi -Tsipras on Greek PM's first eurogroup
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras received a congratulatory phone call from former US president Bill Clinton while in Rome. The premier is expected to meet Clinton during the event hosted by his foundation, the Clinton global initiative (CGI) in the summer in Greece.
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.
Introducing himself, first time to the wide Greek audience through the mass TV, Yiannis Varoyfakis reminded to all the living generations of the Greeks, that they were living with dignity in the old days, under a lean lifestyle which made life more creative, prosperous and finally happier. They were close to the land, they were attached to their families, they were investing to their kids' education, -each family , but all who could afford it-. Finally, Varoufakis concluded, "Growth is not meant by Porche Cayenne and credit cards.", go to full story by greek2m News
Greek to me !
The Dublin treaty has to be revised, said Prime Minister Tsipras after his meeting with the EU Commissioner on migration Demetris Avramoulos, who also said, that Europe is aware that “something has to be changed” with the migrants’ populations entering Greece. “The need of a national strategic on migration is more urgent than ever”, said Alexis Tsipras, emphasizing on the same moment, that migration in Geece is primarily a European solidarity issue. The “previous Greek governements have let the country transform to a warehouse of souls”, said the Prime Minister.
“Also the tackling of migration has been left during these years mainy to the Police, nurturing ,at the moment as a problem, the contradictory appoaches of far-left,” Go to full story
Lesvos, the diamond of Aegean turning to a 'Greek Lampedusa'
Overloading the Aegean's biggest isle
Authorities on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos this week issued α dire warning that the border isle turning into a new “Lampedusa” as some 3,000 illegal migrants have arrived on the island since the start of 2015.
On its announcement, the Union of Coast Guard Personnel of Lesvos points to a five-fold increase
(totaling 3,000) in the number of illegal migrants arrested upon
arrival in the first three months of this year compared to 2014
January-March period go to article
Certainly, if the former Greek government did not act in accordance to EU law, this must be punished and prosecuted by the European Commission.”,said Stephan Mayer, German Chancellor’s Angela Merkel representative as soon as the Chancellor was informed MORE
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In Greece, the first calculations for the fax tax indicate that the state will manage, -apart from reducing obesity rates-, to raise €640 to €800 million per year
from collecting the new tax. The proposal is not new in European
countries, not even in Greece, since Troika, had proposed the fat tax to
the previous Greek governement since February 2014, more
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
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
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...
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Pet Healthy in Greece