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Greek GDP Grows 2.1% in Q1 2024

Greece’s GDP rose by 2.1% in the first quarter of 2024 compared to the same period in 2023, reaching €56.637 billion, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority. Key factors include a 2.2% increase in household consumption, a 2.9% rise in private investment, and a mixed performance in exports and imports.

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Kostas Stoupas: How We Lost Our Country

According to Greek journalist Kosta Stoupas, the worst of all is “not that Greece is almost the poorest country in Europe, but the fact that Turkey, which is plotting its national sovereignty, has acquired an overwhelming difference in economic power.” And, he says, Greeks have only themselves to blame.

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Greece Sets Sail for Record-Breaking Year in Cruises 

Dreaming of a Greek island escape? 2023 saw Greece’s cruise industry surge with record-breaking arrivals and passengers. Explore idyllic islands, historical wonders, and charming port cities. Discover the diverse Greek cruise experience and the economic boom it brings.

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The Ancient, Sacred Olive Tree of the Acropolis that Never Dies

For over 2,500 years, the olive tree of the Acropolis has remained a worthy symbol of Athens, an undying and ancient representation of prosperity, peace, hope, and resurrection. Planted by the Goddess Athena herself, as Greek mythology would have it, the tree has suffered many fires and mutilations as invaders have come and gone. But a sprig was always saved to be planted later.

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