| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:54 PM
The media makes bad portrayals of certain countries to prejudice your mind. They say Greece is one of the PIGS (Portugal, Italy, Greece, etc.)
I remember back over the last 30 years watching the International Monetary Fund & World Bank doing this same...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 12:19 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market got a big jump on a better year.
Stocks rose sharply Tuesday in the first trading of 2012 as investors returned from the holiday and found encouraging economic reports from the United States and around the world.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Thieves broke into the largest art museum in Greece Monday and stole three priceless works of art-- including a Pablo Picasso painting.
That painting, "Woman's Head," was presented to the Greek people in 1946 to commemorate their resistance against...
| Jan 14, 2012
Reporting from Nicosia, Cyprus -- Rauf Denktash, the former Turkish Cypriot leader whose determined pursuit of a separate state for his people and strong opposition to the divided island's reunification defined a political career spanning six decades,...
| Mar 12, 2012
After a rough Tuesday, domestic equities nevertheless mostly managed to struggle back to even. Hurt by the year's first triple-digit one-day downdraft, the Dow was left...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Joyce K. Melonas, who was the cook at a downtown waterfront diner that she owned and operated with her husband, died Wednesday of Alzheimer's disease at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium
She was 92.
The daughter of Greek immigrants, Joyce Karas was...
| Mar 19, 2012
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| Mar 23, 2012
Little is more depressing than reporting about how four countries populated with bright, energetic people became victims of their own short-sighted and self interested behavior. In his very well-written book, “Boomerang,” Michael Lewis gives a...
| Apr 8, 2012
RIZES, Greece — When I mention our family's village in Greece, I usually write that Rizes is the most beautiful village in the universe.
And it is.
Your family's village might also be the most beautiful. This is possible. I understand that. But...
| Apr 5, 2012
There’s no doubt that Chicago is a world-class city. Through events such as the upcoming NATO summit, Chicago influences global affairs. And Chicago is influenced by international developments as well. You only need to stop at the gas station to see...
| Apr 6, 2012
ATHENS, Greece — It is easy to throw a rock, and there have been plenty thrown here lately, a common ritual, almost not newsworthy, with the anarchists and hooligans smashing big pieces of marble and throwing the chunks at police, at the government,...