Greece

Magical inspiration is not enough

During its going on five months in power, the conservative government of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has taken many positive steps to bring Greece back to normality. Some of these steps may appear self-evident today, but they would have been unthinkable during the reign of SYRIZA - a political party held hostage by ideological fixations. 

Editorial: From the ‘Chicago boys’ to the ‘Texas boys’

Ta Nea on 9 November published an interview with American economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz in which he essentially admitted that he and a team of his colleagues from the University of Texas in 2015 were working on a plan for Greece to return to the drachma and leave the eurozone.

He viewed this prospect as an attractive solution for Greece's economic problems.

Visitors to the capital have doubled in six years

In just six years, tourism arrivals in Athens have more than doubled, as the capital is emerging as a major travel destination in its own right, with an excellent record in visitor satisfaction, according to the 15th survey on Attica hotel guests conducted by the Athens-Attica and Argosaronic Hoteliers Association and GBR Consulting.

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