EU: IN or OUT?

If there is one thing that really gets me its political hypocrisy. On June 23, the British people will decide the fate of their...

A Picture Worth 1,000 Words About the Migrant Crisis in Greece

If one were to describe the way the Greek government handles the migrant inflow with one picture, this would be it. Families of hapless migrants...

The Shameless Populism of Mr. Tsipras and Mr.Trump

A Greek following the Donald Trump campaign would notice that the American Republican presumptive nominee shares much more with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

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...

Cyprus – Is the Honeymoon Over?

The parliamentary election results in Cyprus have shaken the political system to its foundations and things will never be the same again. A Revolution of...

Tsipras Speaks of Growth While Companies Shut Down One After the Other

  One month ago it was Elektroniki Athinon, the biggest Greek owned appliance chain, yesterday it was Athens Ledra Hotel, former Ledra-Marriott, today it is...

The Debate Over the Diaspora Greeks’ Right to Vote

Opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis questioned Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras through Twitter over his refusal to consider giving the right to Diaspora Greeks to vote. Yet,...

Don’t Pass Up an Unforgettable Greek Summer

Greece is one of the number one destinations for holidays in the world. Amidst one crisis after another, whether it be financial or migrant, there...

What Greece Gained (and Lost) in Monday’s Eurogroup

The celebratory tones with which the Greek government announced the outcome of Monday's Eurogroup are like the celebration after the voting of the new...

Tsipras: ‘You Can Accuse Us for Having Illusions, Not for Lying to You’

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has probably reached his political nadir on Sunday night, when the MPs of his party and those of junior coalition...

Cyprus Elections 2016

What do I think of the upcoming May 22 elections? Not much! We see braying men and women as well as braying donkeys; senseless...

Turkish Military Bases in Cyprus

Outside the entrance of the Military Academy in Ankara, a plaque displays for everyone to see the following wording: "Turklrin en Buyuk dusman Rus...