Mitsotakis Takes On Greek Bureaucracy

- February 14, 2014

Greek Administrative Reform Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, charged with slashing a public workforce bloated with generations of political hires said he’s accomplished that mission ahead of time.

The Slow Death of a Greek Town

- February 13, 2014

PERAMA, Greece – For Perama, the ships have sailed. This working class town at Athens’ western tip once hosted some of the busiest shipyards in […]

Greek Jobless Rate Hits 28%

- February 13, 2014

ATHENS – With Greece holding the European Union Presidency and setting a goal of cutting unemployment across the bloc, joblessness has set a new record […]

OPAP Privatization Being Probed

- February 10, 2014

With Greece’s privatization program far behind schedule, a Greek prosecutor now is reportedly investigating one of its few successes, the sale of the gambling monopoly […]

Samaras Says No Third Bailout Needed

- February 10, 2014

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said Greece does not need a third bailout and that he has put the country on the road to recovery later this year.

Big Surplus Greece’s Debt Relief Lever

- February 9, 2014

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras says he’ll use a surplus to ask international lenders to accept losses as a previous government did with private investors and bondholders.

Stournaras Says Greece Ducked Disaster

- February 8, 2014

Greek finance chief Yannis Stournaras said it would have been a disaster for Greece if he had relented to three billion euros in cuts.

Provopoulos Again Predicts Recovery

- February 7, 2014

He hasn’t been right yet, but Bank of Greece chief George Provopoulos said this is finally the year that the beleaguered economy will mount a comeback.

Greek Shipowners Don’t Want To Pay Taxes

- February 7, 2014

Greece’s powerful shipping industry said it will fight plans by the government to triple a capacity tax on vessels after it agreed last year to a doubling.

Tsipras Says He’d Stiff Troika

- February 6, 2014

SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras says if he ever comes to power, he would revise the terms of international bailouts and give the lenders a 33 percent haircut on what Greece owes.