Iliopoulos: The Labor Bill Is Taking Greece Back to the Worst Days of Bankruptcy

ATHENS — "The New Democracy government, with the labor bill, is taking us back to the worst days of bankruptcy," SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance spokesperson Nassos Iliopoulos said on Thursday on "Sto Kokkino 105.5 FM" radio.

"We do not think that in the economy, one can press 'pause' and then have everything start up from where it left off," he said, and cited the proposal made by SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance for addressing the economic repercussions of the pandemic.

He stressed that "immediate and concrete measures are needed, which will support both employees and small and very small companies," while adding that if these measures do not exist, "we will have thousands of companies closing down, a new wave of unemployment and a deep recession."

He also said that "the private debt created during the pandemic needs to be settled, the debt to the state, precisely because if a company closes, the state will not receive anything at the end of the day."


ATHENS - Greece’s Culture Ministry reversed a decision to take a donation from a private foundation that was tied to a gang rape allegation at a New Year’s Eve party in the country’s second-largest city and major port Thessaloniki.

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OCEAN, NJ – Rafaella Lambrinos, whose family is from Karpathos originally, spoke with The National Herald about the Adopt a Yiayia and Pappou program she founded at St George Greek Orthodox Church in Ocean, NJ, which connects youth and seniors from her church community through weekly phone conversations.


NEW YORK – Greek-American Trevor Zegras, forward for the Anaheim Ducks is set to play in his first NHL game in New York City against the Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, March 15, 7 PM.

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WASHINGTON, DC – AHEPA deeply mourns the passing of Past Supreme President and co-founder of AHEPA National Housing Corporation (ANHC) Nick Smyrnis.


1 Killed, 8 Hurt as Suspected Gas Explosion Hits Bronx Home

NEW YORK — A suspected gas explosion partially collapsed a home in the Bronx, setting the structure ablaze and killing a woman and injuring eight other people, including five police officers, officials said.

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