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Planning to Move to Greece: Difficult Times Set New Realities for Expats

When considering moving to Greece, many people have images of sunny beaches with clean, sparkling water and a never-ending island hopping adventure. Sure, there are so many things to do in Greece that you will never be bored or tire from...

Teachers Witness the Affect of the Bailouts on Greek Students' Dreams for the Future

With the continuing cycle of one bailout after another, the youth in Greece is being hit harder than ever. School aged children might be too young to work and feel the effects of the shrinking and practically nonexistent job...

Yanis Varoufakis: "Schauble Told Me He Wants Grexit, This Is No Theory"

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis just revealed that German Finance minister told him that his plan for Greece is to leave the euro. Greece never had a chance for success to reach an agreement writes Varoufakis on his blog. Varoufakis' statement...

Here's Schäuble's Grexit Plan Everybody Is Talking About; Full Document

The latest Eurogroup on Greece brought to light a document that many call "Schäuble's Plan for Grexit." In the document, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble offers his comments on Greece's proposal to the country's creditors. German FinMin's bitter stance towards Greece essentially...

Greece's Parliament Approves Greek Bailout Proposal; Now It's in Europe's Hands

The Greek parliament approved on Saturday Greek PM Alexis Tsipras' bailout plan to negotiate a deal with Greece's creditors based on the political party leaders’ agreement draft. The Greek Prime Minister and Finance Chief Euclid Tsakalotos called the parliament to...

Dignity: Sometimes Be careful What You Wish For

It was Prime Minister Tsipras' wish that the people of Greece vote in his referendum NO, rejecting what he called a humiliating debt deal Europe and the IMF had offered him and the country. His wish was granted. The vast majority...

Greece's Development Minister Lafazanis May Vote Against Proposal

Panagiotis Lafazanis, the leader of SYRIZA's "Left Platform" and Minister of Productive Reconstruction, Energy and Environment said he may not vote in favor of the proposal Greece sent to creditors when it is tabled in parliament. During the SYRIZA Parliamentary...

PM Tsipras Updates Greek Officials On Negotiations Developments

Greek Prime Minster Alexis Tsipras met with the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Wednesday evening, before speaking with "To Potami" leader Stavros Theodoakris. Tsipras confirmed to Pavlopoulos that Greece sent a request to the ESM for a bailout...

Luxembourg Takes Over EU Presidency at Critical Moment

Luxembourg, a founding member state of the EU, is taking over the six-month rotating presidency of the Council for the 12th time, from 1 July to 31 December 2015.