Tag archive for ‘Greece’
By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Shocking images of dead bodies, boy drowned trying to escape Syria, goes viral on Internet

The Wednesday images of the lifeless body of a young boy, one of at least 12 Syrians who drowned attempting to reach the Greek island of Kos, went viral on the Internet and rocked the headlines as the Syrian crisis More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Puerto Rico: The Greece of the Caribbean

When I make speeches about fiscal policy, I oftentimes share a table showing the many nations that have made big progress by enforcing spending restraint over multi-year periods. Image/CIA I then ask audiences a More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 29th, 2015

Norman Peires’ Top European Destinations for Summer 2015

South African businessman, avid global traveler and luxury travel company owner, Norman Peires, recommends his top three European hot spots for summer… Côte d’Azur, France Arriving on the Côte d’Azur, the More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Greece elects Alexis Tsipras at PM from ‘radical left group’ of communists, Maoists

Alexis Tsipras, who led his left-wing Syriza party to a momentous win in Greece’s parliamentary election, was sworn in today amid fears about what his win means for the country’s bailout agreements with More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Vacations and Health – The new winning formula for travelers abroad

Many people around the world who simply cannot afford to undergo a medical procedure at home, due to a complex medical procedure or a simple cosmetic one, have got an opportunity to go to a foreign country and have More...

By Robert On Friday, April 18th, 2014

Greece reports first MERS coronavirus case

A 69-year-old Greek man who was in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and returned to Greece yesterday, has been confirmed positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to the Greek news More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013
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Greece reports 20 malaria cases in 2013

The number of laboratory confirmed malaria cases reported in Greece stands at 20 so far in 2013, according to data from The Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO). Image-CDC/ James Gathany KEELPO More...

By Robert On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Neil Cavuto says, ‘All Hell Could Break Loose’ on Nov.1 when food stamps get cut

When the 2009 stimulus bill expires on Nov. 1, one government program that will be hit will be food stamps, in fact, the USDA projects that the average monthly food stamp payment of approximately $272 per household More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, March 25th, 2013

Krugman Supports Capital Controls

In reading Paul Krugman for more than a decade, it seems that he has established a firm ideological pattern: Markets evil, government good. Thus, he has decided the solution for the crisis in Cyprus: capital controls. Now, More...

By Robert On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Outbreak of HIV seen among people who inject drugs in Athens, Greece

Image/CIA Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was seen in Greece as a “low-level epidemic” for several years. However, since the beginning of 2011, Greece has been facing a significant outbreak of HIV More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Stock market drops over 300 the day after the election, blame game begins

A stereotypical caricature of a villain (i.e. generic melodrama villain stock character, with handlebar moustache and black top-hat).NOTE: Although this image superficially resembles the character “Snidely More...

By Robert On Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Greece reports 11 additional cases of vivax malaria

Greece has seen a resurgence of malaria since 2011, after the south European country was declared malaria-free about four decades ago. Image-CDC/ James Gathany According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Paraskevi Papachristou, Greek triple jumper, kicked out of Olympics for ‘racist’ tweet

Greece’s triple jumper Paraskevi “Voula” Papachristou has been barred from the Olympics, due to begin on Friday in London, for composing a “racist” tweet, the country’s Olympic committee More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Greece PM Antonis Samaras says country is in a ‘Great Depression’

Image/CIA Greece’s recession is very deep, in fact Prime Minister Antonis Samaras told former U.S. President Bill Clinton  earlier this week that Greece is in a “Great Depression”, reminiscent of More...

By Robert On Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Greek man plunges to his death from the Acropolis in apparent suicide

Public domain photo/Leonard G. via Wikimedia Commons In what many are suggesting is just another in a long list of suicides due to the failed economy in the debt-ridden nation, a 40-something Greek bank worker fell More...

By Robert On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

British jockey Campbell Gillies dies while on vacation in Greece

Photo/Softeis via Wikimedia Commons Gillies led Brindisi Breeze to victory in the Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham this year, just three short months ago. The 21-year-old champion jockey, Campbell More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Director Tarsem Singh talks ‘Immortals’

The boring question to ask the talent is “What attracted you to this project?” That’s because the answer is usually, “the script”. Unless you’re talking to Immortals director Tarsem Singh.  From More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, October 9th, 2011

First look at Isabel Lucas as Athena in Tarsem Singh’s ‘Immortals’

Director Tarsem Singh (The Fall, The Cell) brings a stylized epic set in ancient Greece with Immortals.   Crave Online released this new photo features Isabel Lucas as Athena   Here’s the official More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 22nd, 2011

New Henry Cavill photos from ‘Immortals’

  Visionary director Tarsem Singh (The Cell, The Fall) transports us in this epic tale of treachery, vengeance and destiny in Immortals, a stylish and visually spectacular 3D action adventure. As a power-hungry More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, July 11th, 2011

Israel archaeologists unearth Gath, home of Goliath and the Philistines, findings align with Bible

In southern Israel, news comes that archaeologists are piecing together the history of a people remembered chiefly as the villains in the Bible, the persecutors of their day, the Philistines. The city of Gath, More...

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