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New Santorini hospital has only five doctors

Eight months after a new general hospital started operating on the southern Aegean island of Santorini, only five doctors have been recruited to treat the residents and tourists visiting the facility, Kathimerini understands.

Doctors at the hospital refer to a severe understaffing problem which, they say, puts the health of both patients and hospital staff at risk.

Chinese man offering illegal services to newlyweds in Santorini caught

A Chinese man with a French passport has been detained for allegedly conducting illegal wedding ceremonies in Fira, Santorini. The illicit operation was exposed after the head of Santorini tax department in conjunction with the Thira social security office audited two hotel rooms purportedly used by the Chinese man as wedding dress ateliers.

3 Greek isles in latest ‘world’s best isle’ list — Santorini on top

Three Greek islands are listed in the top 16 list published by US News, based on the opinions of experts and readers alike.

As you’d expect, Santorini is the top Greek island destination. What’s a slight surprise is the fact that US News picks the island, also known as Thira, as its top choice.

Mykonos and Crete are listed at ninth and thirteenth, respectively.

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