Athens aims for quick review wrap in bid to change agenda

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With the return on Monday to Athens of bailout inspectors representing Greece’s lenders, the government is eager to wrap up the second review of the country’s third bailout as soon as possible, in order to move the public debate away from the highly unpopular measures it has agreed to implement.

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Athens aims for quick review wrap in bid to change agenda

With the return on Monday to Athens of bailout inspectors representing Greece’s lenders, the government is eager to wrap up the second review of the country’s third bailout as soon as possible, in order to move the public debate away from the highly unpopular measures it has agreed to implement.

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Friends of Amari | Rethymno | April 24 – May 12

Friends of Amari and the Center for Biographical Storytelling are offering a three-week training course based in Amari in Rathymno, Crete, starting on Monday, April 24, with Sue Hollingsworth and Stella Kassimati.