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Archive - Jul 1, 2011

No compensation can cover the catastrophic consequences of the permanent protest in the centre of Athens

01 July 2011 / 18:07:19  
Athenian retailers will seek compensation from the state after the defeat and devastation following the successive riots around Syntagma Square during the 48-hour strike of the Greek unions.

Special ... family party with government funds for a noble purpose

01 July 2011 / 16:07:11  
Four economic managers left the post after Yanna Despotopoulou became the chairwoman of the Greek branch of Special Olympics. According to the publications, she has appointed members of her family to all key positions and the ongoing Games in Athens have double the budget of the games organized in other countries.

The port of Thessaloniki will become a luxury yachts marina in 2014

01 July 2011 / 15:07:39  
An investment tender for 11.3 billion euros for the port of Thessaloniki is announced. Another 4 billion euros are allocated to the new cruise platform in Piraeus. Communists and extreme leftists are muttering against the privatization.

Greek police poison the protesters with chemicals banned even in times of war

01 July 2011 / 13:07:18  
Tear and asphyxiating gases are defined as chemical weapons and their use is prohibited even during wars. The Union of Chemists in Greece appeals the Prime Minister George Papandreou to ban their use by the police to disperse protesters.