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Can Greece learn to love renewable energy?

By: Omaira Gill

Greece is one of the most fossil-fuel dependent countries in the European Union, and has struggled to shake off this label at a time when the production of energy from renewable sources is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world.

Photo by Alex Proimos via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/bt29wL Greece's public healthcare in a muddled and troubled state

By: Omaira Gill

Greece provides a universal free or low-cost public healthcare system to employees or the self-employed insured with the country’s social security system. However, plummeting government spending and rising unemployment have led to the country’s public healthcare landscape has taken a heavy beating.

Marinopoulos travails point to wider difficulties for supermarket sector

By: Omaira Gill

It’s been a dramatic days for the Marinopoulos, Greece’s biggest supermarket chain. The company filed for protection from its creditors last Tuesday amid 1.3 billion euros of debt, an unprecedented amount for a Greek company. A court granted it temporary respite on Friday.

Photo by MacroPolis Greek tourism: Hopeful yet uncertain for 2016

By: Omaira Gill

After a bumper tourism year in Greece last year, where an estimated 25 million visitors beat the grim economic climate of the country to visit in droves, the 2016 season has started out painting a more mixed picture.

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