Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece

Fofi Gennimata

Greece in Mourning as Fofi Gennimata Laid to Rest

Fofi Gennimata was laid to rest with full state honors Wednesday with the City of Athens covering the cost of the funeral in honor of her contributions to Greece. Crowds who lined the street as the funeral cortege made its...

Greece Suspends Parliament, Declares Day of Mourning for Fofi Gennimata

The Greek Parliament has decided to suspend its workings for a week on Monday following the death of socialist leader Fofi Gennimata earlier in the day. It was the “smallest tribute” the House can pay to the president of center-left...

Greek Socialist Leader Fofi Gennimata Dies at 57

Greek socialist leader Fofi Gennimata died on Monday at an Athens hospital at 57. She had been diagnosed with a relapse of her cancer earlier in October. On October 11 she was admitted to Athens’ Evangelismos Hospital with an intestinal...

PASOK Conference Concludes Works; Gennimata Remains President

The two-day works of the conference of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement - PASOK party were concluded on Sunday afternoon in Athens, Greece. The historic center-left party, that governed Greece for more than 25 years since its foundation in 1974, held...

Greece's Former Deputy PM Venizelos Resigns from Center-Left KINAL Party

Former Deputy Prime Minister and prominent minister in successive Greek governments Evangelos Venizelos announced on Saturday that he will not run as candidate with the social-democrat ''Movement for Change'' (KINAL) party in the national elections of July 7. With a...

KINAL Leader Gennimata at Party Convention: ''We Represent Change''

The Leader of the ''Movement for Change'' (KINAL) party said that her social and democratic party represents a change in Greece. Speaking in front of 4,500 party members and congressmen at the Second Party Convention in Athens, Gennimata outlined the...

Opposition Parties Ask for Early Elections in Greek Parliament Plenary

New Democracy and Movement for Change called on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to call early elections, during the Greek Parliament plenary on Wednesday. The plenary was to discuss the state of the economy and the day after the end of...

Greece's Centre-Left Charts 'Autonomous' Political Course

The Movement for Change (MFC) will have an autonomous political role towards SYRIZA and New Democracy, PASOK leader and interim chair of the new party said in a speech at the MFC's founding congress on Friday. Fofi Gennimata said the...

Greek Politicians' Income Declarations Released

The income declarations for Greek politicians for 2015 were released on Thursday, showing the amount of wealth they possess. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras declared 68,000 euros in total revenue for 2015. His common law wife, Peristera Baziana, declared 13,694.20 euros. She...

New Center-Left Coalition Party Elects PASOK Leader Fofi Gennimata

  The new Greek center-left party elected politician Fofi Gennimata on Sunday to lead a new alliance, hoping to win back voters disillusioned after seven years of crisis and boost their popularity as the country appears more polarized than ever. The...