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Greece and the economic crisis 2019

NEWS ARCHIVE - February 16 - February 22



My Greek Table: Authentic Flavors and Modern Home Cooking from My Kitchen to Yours - by Diane Kochilas - Amazon
Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen - AMAZON - translations and etymology

February 22, 2019

Cold weather coming Saturday

Details at eKathimerini [English] and more info at Tanea [in Greek]

Hellinikon casino licensing fee set

Details at Tovima.gr [Greek]

Turkey vs. China

Erdogan and Xi Jinping might cooperate on some things, but not on mistreatment of the Uyghur minority - story at J-Post [English]

The three groups of the new gov't

Story at in.gr [in Greek]

Tourism in 2018 passed 30 million mark

Story at Athens News Agency [in Greek]

$381 roundtrip air from NYC to Athens/Mykonos/Rhodes

Norwegian air - details at Air Fare Spot [English]


Stone Bridge Xanthi Greece in Winter

February 21, 2019

Pressure on Bank of Greece " ...constitutes an institutional aberration"

Editorial at in.gr [English]

BSE analyses OECD data on Greek debt

Story at Kathimerini on the BSE and The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) data. [Greek]

Extension on EU supervision of Greek economy

Story at Protothema [English]

Turkey prepares to start drilling off Cyprus

Brief historical overview of the situation at Offshore Drilling [English]

"Nationalist stance" by Athens over Parthenon Marbles

German DW article strangely critical of Greece about pursuing return of the Parthenon Marbles. (A piece of Parthenon sculpture was returned to Athens from a German university in 2006 - article about that at CBC CA. Italy returned a piece in 2008 - article at UK Telegraph) [English]

Greek life expectancy ranking changes

Story at Greek Reporter [English]

The Ancient Greeks and their impact

Some history at Spectator [English]

Trump congratulations on Prespa

Story at eKathimerini [English]


Narrow Walkway in greece

February 20, 2019

COSCO at Piraeus at impasse?

Story at eKathimerini [English]

5.1 Earthquake in Turkey and Greece

Story at UK Express [English]

Investigation of hotel scams

Story at Tovima [Greek]

"Unprecedented levels of NPEs in the banking sector"

Story at Reuters about "securitisation schemes." [English]

What does Brexit do to UK holiday plans?

Story at Chroniclelive [English]

"Reactivate mechanisms for non-escalation"

Talks by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlott Tsavousoglou on the Turkish drill ships off Cyprus - story at Protothema [Greek]

Three major Tourism projects green-lit

Story at GTP [English]

Protest effort against new buildings blocking view of Acropolis

Story at Skai [Greek]

Rent subsidies, social security relief

New gov't measures listed at Athens News Agency [in Greek]

Trouble between Bank of Greece and Gov't

Coverage at
Yahoo News
[English]
New York Times [English]
Tovima [Greek]
Financial Times [English]
Tanea Gr [Greek]
SF Gate [English]
eKathimerini [English]
Protothema [English]

Pireaus had record year

Story at Greek City Times [English]

Israeli tourism surge expected

Details at Protothema [English]


Lycabettus

Lycabettus Athens Greece


Hymettus Mountain at night

Hymettus Mountain in Athens at night


February 19, 2019

Bank of Greece and Polakis

Story at Keep on Talking Greece [English], at eKathimerini [English] and at Skai.gr [Greek] and "out come the knifes" at Tovima [Greek]

"No deal Brexit" no threat to UK nationals in Greece

Gov't in Athens has come out with reassuring statements on the situation for the many UK nationals in Greece - story at Keep Talking Greece [English]

Next week for Hellinikon casino

Story on the schedule for proceeding at Calvinayre [English]

Reform implementation slowness risks next tranche

Story at Hellenic Shipping News [English] and Greek Reporter [English]

Prince Charles efforts on behalf of unemployed Greek youth

Story at Greece Is [English]


February 18, 2019

Investigation of private funding to political parties

Story at Keep Talking Greece [English]

Cyprus tourism up from UK, down from Russia

Detail numbers at Cyprus Mail online [English]

Bodies found of four missing in Crete

Story at NewsOK [English]

Cyprus poll finds high distrust of gov't, EU

Story at Cyprus Mail and Financial Mirror [English]

Athens Chocolate Festival

Small notice with photo at ECNS [English]

Property growth in Athens

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Saving sea turtles on Crete

Story at Greek Reporter [English]

Cold weather coming

"Russian invasion" details at Tanea [Greek]

Mitsotakis on the fragile recovery

Story at Focus-Fin [English]


February 17, 2019

The Baker of Kos

Story on European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker expressing condolances for the death of Dionissis Arvanitakis - story at eKathimerini

Missing people on river Geropotamos

Rushing water carried vehicle away - Tanea [in Greek] and at Skai [Greek]

Greece needs more speed: Regling

Story at Protothema on the warning from the European Stability Mechanism Managing Director Klaus Regling [English]


National Gardens in Athens Greece at Syntagma

February 16, 2019

Behind the scenes with SYRIZA voting

Recent parliamentary measures examined at Kathimerini [Greek] and especially SYRIZA working against direct voting by citizens for the Presidential office - article at Tovima [Greek]

Real estate sales from "Golden Visa" combined with AirBnB growth

Story at UK Telegraph (paywall) [English]

Tractor roadblocks end

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Erdogan: Halki for Fethiye Mosque in Athens

Story at Tanea [Greek]

January 2019 refugee/migrant arrivals

Number totals at Relief Web on those crossing into Greece by sea.

Katerine Duska for Eurovision

Story at eKathimerini [English]

Casinos of Attika

Story at Tanea (paywall) [Greek]

New Turkish warplane airspace violations

Protothema has the number of violations [English] and more at Tanea on Erdogan's statements about Turkey's rights in the Aegean, Cyprus and Eastern Mediterranean [Greek].

New regulations for old cars

Story at Greek Reporter on "vintage" automobile usage. [English]

Albania borders and Greece

Article at Skai on the "delimination" process. [Greek]

Flu count at 56

Details at Greek Reporter [English]


Paxos Greece
Filopappou Hill in Athens Greece

Filopappou Hill in Athens Greece


Fodor's Essential Greece: with the Best Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)


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ePocket Guide Athens Greece

Lonely Planet Pocket Athens (Travel Guide)

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