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Evangelos Venizelos

Financial Times Rank Venizelos Worst FinMin Within Eurozone

Uk newspaper Financial Times ranked Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos as the worst minister for finances in Europe for 2011. Venizelos got the worst rating in terms of political ability, economic performance and credibility in the markets and landed at...

Venizelos: 2012 Budget Targets Primary Surplus

Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos said the country's 2012 budget targets a primary budget surplus of 1.1% of economic output, adding that no further tax measures are included in the plan. Speaking to lawmakers shortly before submitting the final budget...

Government Set to Win Confidence Vote, Cracks Emerge

New government should comfortably survive a vote of confidence on Wednesday but Prime Minister Lucas Papademos faces a daunting task repairing the shattered public finances, and cracks are already appearing in his crisis coalition. Polls show Papademos, a former vice...

Could Evangelos Venizelos be UK Heavy-Metal Band's Singer?

Thousands of Greek Youtube users have watched a live music vifeo of British heavy-metal band “Grim Reaper” in the past 2 days after the respective revelation of the “stunning” video by satirical radio show Ellinofrenia. By the very first screening...

Venizelos in Clinic With Stomach Pains

Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos checked into an Athens hospital because of stomach problems on Tuesday and was expected to be discharged later in the day, his office said in a statement. His pain subsided shortly after arriving, it said...

Secretary of SAE Sends Letter to Finance Minister on Taxation of Greeks Abroad

In view of the voting on the new tax legislation bill in parliament tomorrow, Secretary of World Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE) Dr. Olga Sarantopoulos has sent a letter to Finance Minister Mr. Evangelos Venizelos asking him to exempt...