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Greek Pensioners Turn Back to Living off the Land

September 12, 2011 Leave a comment

‘Here you can go a week without spending a single euro over here,” says a man who moved back to Crete two years ago to live in the village of his birth. “You get fresh food from your farm and if you need something extra, like olive oil for example, you can get it from a fellow farmer. You only need money to pay for your gas and bills,” he says.

He is not alone. For the first time in years, Amari Valley in the island’s Rethymno district has turned green again as fields have been cleared and put back to use as farms.

Recent data on farming in Greece show that the number of jobs in the sector has gone up by 38,000 between 2008 and 2010. This increase is in stark contrast to the grim statistics regarding rising unemployment across most other sectors.’

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Eurozone Approves New Greek Bailout


Friday, 22 July 2011 06:10

‘Leaders of the 17-member eurozone, alongside the private sector, have agreed on a new bailout package worth about 159 billion euros for Greece to stop debt contagion across Europe.The leaders decided on the new rescue package — which reduces the country’s debt by one-forth — in an emergency summit in Brussels on Thursday.

According to a statement released after the summit, Greece will receive a bailout package of 109 billion euros from the eurozone countries and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in addition to 49.6 billion euros the debt-laden country expects to receive from the private sector, AFP reported.’

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Greek Sovereignty to be ‘Massively Limited’ by EU/IMF Vultures


Tuesday, 05 July 2011 12:31

‘The cost of a decision last week to allow globalist vultures to metaphorically hog-tie Greece while the EU and IMF commences a good old fashioned economic pillaging of her state assets is a total evisceration of the country’s sovereignty, according to Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker.

“The sovereignty of Greece will be massively limited,” Juncker told Germany’s Focus magazine, adding that “experts” are now descending on the country to oversee a huge fire sale of state assets to private companies, likening the situation to post-collapse East Germany when 14,000 East German firms were sold off between 1990 and 1994.’

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