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Causes of the financial crisis in Greece

In 2004, Greece was amongst the top 29 most developed countries of the world. Today, it has a debt of over 300 billion Euros. What has happened to the economy to cause such a catastrophic turnaround? This short article will attempt to outline the main factors that led to this financial meltdown.

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The illegal immigration in Greece

As in many other countries around Europe, immigration is often used as a scapegoat for economic problems. Greece, with its many islands and a coastal line of 15,000 kilometres, is a relatively easy gateway for illegal immigration into Europe. Greek immigration policies have traditionally been lenient in comparison with North Europe and any immigration policy in Greece was virtually non-existent until the mid 1990s.

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The limits of dignity

Government Spokesman George Petalotis in today’s press conference of representatives of EU, IMF and the ECB made the following statement:

The behavior of the representatives of EU, IMF and ECB in the interview was inadmissible.
We asked them to help and honour fully our commitments. But We did not ask anyone to interfere in our country.They should all understand their role,

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George Papandreou Speech in Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Greece Israel cooperation
The speech of the Greek Prime minister Speech in the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in Athens.
The Greek Prime minister spoke about the relations of Greece and Israel and their cooperation in matters of tourism, security, agriculture, high technology.

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Electronic registration of fines

The Ministry of Regional Development and Competitiveness will activate a new system of Electronic registration in order to control all fines imposed on companies by all public audit services in the first quarter of 2011.

The minister for Regional Development and Competitiveness Dinos Rovlias said “the impunity for violations of the Market Code by any government agency comes to an end “,

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Endless strikes on public transport in Athens

Athens 11/01/2011: With continuous strikes are protesting the labourers of the public transport in Athens Greece. In particular, today Tuesday 11, workers in buses conduct a work stoppage from 11 am to 3.30 pm. The trolleys will remain immobilized from 11 am to 3 afternoon. The HESAP from 12 noon till 4 in the afternoon while the Metro and tram will move normally.

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