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Archive - Dec 20, 2010

160 professions without preferences by March 2011

20 December 2010 / 18:12:01  
The closed professions liberalization is the millstone of the George Papandreou’s government – many discontent lawyers, engineers, architects and pharmacists are against the new draft. Its adoption, however, is mandatory if Greece is to get the 15 billion euros of the financial support.

Civil protest against the crisis in Greece organized on Facebook

20 December 2010 / 11:12:32  
Athens usually takes a rest of protests on Sunday. All shops were open, the trees on Syntagma Square shone with lights and the children enjoyed the little pony and clowns that entertained them with balloon figures. Children from several schools and some tourists had gathered up in the square late in the afternoon to see the changing ceremony of the honour guard at the Monument of the Unknown Soldier. A small group of people gathered shyly and slowly to hold a sitting protest against what happened in Greece the last year.