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May 16, 2015
German Nobel laureate for Literature, Günter Grass (84) had warned on June 2012, -three years before his death- that Europe should be soulless without Greece, if it were to leave, as Greece was the one that had dreamed up the European idea More
our Red Lines
Greece is cash-
strapped, and the situation is worsening. But
despite the evident deterioration of the country's liquidity position,
we believe Greece can still survive, for another month or so, without
external financial support.By Credit SuisseResearch Analysis, intelligentnews, 23/4/2015
On the edge. Negotiations’ progress, government’s chance to rule that country,
public feeling’s breath to breath. All have been kept on the edge, day to day, during the first 100+ of Alexis Tsipras. Have a look on the latest
updates find it on moodhackerblog
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 .
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is doing everything in her power
to keep Greece in the eurozone, the chancellor's spokesman Steffen
Seibert stressed on Wednesday May5
Greek Prime Minister:
"On our second meeting with the Chancellor, we came closer" find more
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.
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. "We have already agreed on and announced
confidence-building measures for maritime safety, which include 9
technical aspects that we won’t go into in a press conference."
Anger as Greece sends its migrants to Germany "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 , by January 2015 MORE
“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
'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.
"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.
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.
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
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
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
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.”
"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"
Alexis, by a tear first PM peech in Parliament , March 1, 201,5
Prophetic , and precise, the Economist magazine has reversed this way the insulting and vulgar Spiegel's cover Page of last year for Greece, giving widely the international audience a chance,
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 !
Vladimir talked to Alexis in Greek
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 EU. “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 Brslls
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.
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 !
"If you say that that is fair, I will understand it, you are with the lenders' side" Alexis Tsipras said, "But if you say that it is ethical too, I will totally dissagree. Much more, our governement dissagrees with those who expect that this might be the way to make our red lines fade. They will be dissappointed while realising that this will bring the opposite results " find the article on Linkedin
"In any case, any agreement reached must be made within the framework of the people’s mandate," Alexis Tsipras clarified.
Greece has made recorded efforts and is totally consistent on the fulfillment of its obligations
proving in parallel its volition for an agreement, of a mutually
beneficial agreement, for which, and Greece’s partners should make the
appropriate moves. go to story
The Dublin treaty has to be revised, said Prime Minister Tsipras after his meeting with the EU Commissioner on migration Demetris Avramoulos,“The need of a national strategic on migration is more urgent than ever”, said Alexis Tsipras, adding that migration in Geece is primarily a European solidarity issue. The “previous Greek governements have let the country transform to a warehouse of souls”,
“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
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...
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
Pet Healthy in Greece
Australian tourist shot in down town Athens during terrorist Maziotis arrest, sues Greek government one year later
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
Traveling to or from the Ebola affected countries? Be aware of the Greek CDC guidelines and the Passenger Card you have to complete