Spyros Kouvoussis

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Nearly 1 in 2 Greeks Without Insurance

In a country that is supposed to have a universal health care system, nearly 50 percent of Greeks now have no insurance after having...

Rehn Won’t Rule Out Greek Minimum Wage Cut

The European Commissioner responsible for economic issues Olli Rehn, responding to questions in the European Parliament, said it's possible that the Greek minimum wage,...

Detainees Claim Greek Guards Brutality

The Initiative for Inmate's Rights has accused the Greek Ministry of Justice of overlooking alleged beatings and mistreatment of detainees by police and prison...

Barroso Tells Anastasiades: No More Money

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has written Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades that the island's beleaguered government won't be getting any more financial aid...

Anti-Government Websites in Danger of Closing Down

In a move seen only in regimes like Syria, Iran and North Korea, the Greek government tried to close down Indymedia Athens, an anti-governmental...

Crisis Makes Greece 3d Poorest In E.U.

Once a rising economic power in the Balkans, a crushing economic crisis has stripped Greece of much of its wealth and pushed to ahead...

Greek Exports Boomed In 2012

Partially offsetting dire news for the rest of the economy, Greek exports took off in 2012,giving the country the distinction of the biggest growth...

Chountis Questions Eurozone Chief’s Standing

Nikos Chountis, a Member of the European Parliament from Greece's major opposition Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) challenged the competency of Eurozone chief ...

MEP Papastamkos Faints During EP Session

Giorgos Papastamkos, Vice-President of the European Parliament, fainted on March 13  during a plenary session. The voting session was about amendments in Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The debate was...

EC Vice-President Tajani in Greece

Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission, traveled to Greece on March 11, to take part in an event for small and medium companies SMEs, to...