Chronicle of a death foretold? My heart sank when I read the first words uttered by the current New Democracy leader, Antonis Samaras shortly after the swearing-in ceremony. He immediately claimed victory over the process and the fact that Papandreou was forced to resign two years into his term. In a very populist tone he claimed not to change… Continue reading New government barely sworn in before party rhetoric begins anew
Many wonder whether or not Greeks will be willing to accept the austerity package even after an agreement on a new coalition is reached. Sophia Kalantzakos explains why Greece will work hard to stay in the euro. The new government will stabilize the situation and then focus on a return to growth. http://video.foxnews.com/v/1265142649001/greece-seals-deal-on-new-coalition/?playlist_id=162726
The Greek political crisis dominated foreign media over the weekend. Sophia Kalantzakos was asked to share her experience of the ins and outs of Greek politics and assess whether or not Greece would be able to reach a consensus and form a coalition government.
As the two main political parties in Greece struggled over the formation of a new coalition government to help pass the meassures necessary to avoid bankruptcy, Italy's problems grew adding to international fears about the future of the euro and the eurozone.