Response to "Medea" brings storm of opposition criticism as govt sets sights on summer

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Emergencies, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tourism
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

A cold weather front, including snow and high winds brought much of Greece to a standstill on Tuesday, prompting strong criticism of the government’s response.

Storm “Medea”, as the front was dubbed, had been anticipated several days in advance, and the central government, led by the Civil Protection Agency, held meetings over the weekend to coordinate the response, issuing hazardous weather warnings for sever...

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