Man Opens ’Pandora’s Box’, Dies

The strange, unfortunate, and mysterious death of a man who opened Pandora’s Box. Pandora’s Box, of Greek mythology, contained all the evils in the world. If one dared to open the box, the evils would escape and spread over the earth. — Death of 37-year-old Carlisle man still a mystery By Victoria Brenan | News […]

Crisis-led suicide epidemic: Greek mother & son jump to death

(RT)   A 60-year-old Greek musician and his 91-year-old mother jumped to their deaths from their 5th floor apartment, driven to despair by financial woes. This double death is the latest in a rising epidemic of crisis-induced suicides in Greece. Witness accounts vary – some say the mother, who suffered from Alzheimer’s, jumped first, screaming a […]

Anonymous attack suspects identified by Greek police

ShareThis Anonymous attack suspects identified by Greek police 02 Mar 2012 Greek police identified four people who are suspected of defacing government and bank websites, Athens News reported today. Internet-hacking group Anonymous previously claimed responsibility for the attacks. But the Greek police said that the four suspects are members of another group called the Greek […]

Eurozone seals second Greek bailout after tortuous talks

ShareThis Eurozone seals second Greek bailout after tortuous talks 21 Feb 2012 Euro zone finance ministers sealed a 130-billion-euro ($ 172 billion) bailout for Greece on Tuesday to avert a chaotic default in March after persuading private bondholders to take greater losses and Athens to commit to deep cuts. After 13 hours of talks, ministers […]

Report: Insider Documents Detail a March 23 Greek Default Plan; Gov to Freeze Bank Accounts, Eliminate Euro, Restrict Capital Flow

Mac Slavo February 17, 2012 That a default in Europe is coming has never been the question. For the astute observer the only thing at issue is how and when it will happen. While the mainstream financial media and government officials have tried to spin this story as one that involves only Greek debt, […]

The Psychedelic Cult That Thrived For Nearly 2000 Years

The cult of Demeter and Persephone allowed anyone in society to enter, as long as the individual spoke Greek and never committed murder. The individual’s station in life did not matter — slaves, women, and the poor could enter into the group and access the fellowship and secret knowledge of the Eleusinian Mysteries. Red Ice […]

U.S. Stocks Rise on Greek Austerity Vote

By Rita Nazareth, U.S. stocks rose, after the first weekly loss for the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index in 2012, as Greece approved austerity plans to secure rescue funds. Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup Inc. (C) climbed more than 1.9 percent as a measure of European lenders gained. Alcoa Inc. (AA) and Chesapeake […]

S&P suffers year’s biggest loss as Greek deal falters

By Ryan Vlastelica, The S&P 500 posted its biggest daily percentage decline thus far in 2012 on Friday after an about-face on Greece’s long-awaited debt deal ended a five-week streak of gains for equities. All but one of the 30 Dow components ended lower while all 10 S&P sectors fell, with cyclical sectors such […]

Euro zone loses patience with Greece

Euro zone finance ministers told Greece on Saturday it could not go ahead with an agreed deal to restructure privately-held debt until it guaranteed it would implement reforms needed to secure a second financing package from the euro zone and the IMF. Euro zone ministers had hoped to meet on Monday to finalize the second […]

New Greek government takes over with former banker at helm, finance minister unchanged

Greece’s new technocrat Prime Minister Lucas Papademos assumed power Friday at the helm of an interim coalition government that will seek to push through tough economic reforms and ensure the country avoids a catastrophic default. Papademos, a former European Central Bank vice-president, leads a government including ministers from three parties. Although the vast majority of […]