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The more than 2,000 Greek sailors who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for freedom on the Atlantic Ocean, perhaps the last unsung heroes of WWII, will finally be honored thanks to the East Mediterranean Business Cultural Alliance (EMBCA), which is seeking to build a monument to their memory in Manhattan.
Of all the phrases coined by the leftist government of Alexis Tsipras, that referring to a "political negotiation" is perhaps the best reflection of the administration's understanding of how to manage the economy. When the numbers didn't add up, the government would simply say it needed to conduct a political negotiation. The tactic sometimes worked.
Greece's biggest festival dedicated to chocolate takes place at the Technopolis cultural complex from February 14 to 17, and besides lots of chocolate tasting and presentations of sweet and savory delights, there will also be parallel events and parties. Doors open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily and admission costs 3 euros.
Technopolis, 100 Pireos, Gazi, tel 216.800.4868
The Bulgarian food company "Bella Bulgaria" started 2019 with a large investment program in the production, storage and export of food. The company invests over BGN 15 million in the implementation of ultramodern automated lines and quality control systems, the construction of new warehouses in the country.
Theofilos Sechidis, who shocked Greece with the quintuple murder of his family in the 1990s, was found dead on Tuesday at the psychiatric ward of Korydallos prison.
According to information, the 46-year-old convict died while he was in a shower. No further details were immediately available on the cause of death.