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President resigns

Just picked this up on facebook ...



April Fools Jokes - Really?

Hi All, Now it might just be me but personally I like April Fools jokes to catch you out and at least attempt to be a bit funny. I removed two postings last night - with the last one along the lines of "Cyprus Bank A ...

Nigel Farage

geof j wrote:Kwacka, his surname is FARAGE, not FARANGE which you wrongly wrote more than twice.
Personally, I see Farage as a voice that can threaten the mainstream.
The mainstream are so out of touch with real ...

north and south korea war ......could cy end up involved

keep an eye on north and south korea and the usa as getting a bit ichy over there
...

Limassol area...local food...:)

Hi there, I would like to reveal a taverns location in Limassol. They serve traditional Cyprus cuisine...beans, chicken in the owen with jjuicy potatoes, salads, tahini, keftedes (meat balls)...100% perfect and good pr ...

Sky news reporting up to 60% deposits may be lost

If this is true and we are talking about a Murdoch Company i am sure there will be unrest in the streets as its bad enough people not getting their salarys and pensions on time without having even more money stolen. ...

North Korea

North Korea may be a nuclear powerhouse but can they do it on a cold Monday night against Stoke? ...

Boat race vs Football match?

Disrupt the boat race - 6 months prison sentence. Run onto the pitch and shove goal-keeper in the face - 4 months prison. 'Tough but intelligent' punishment? ...





Ex- President Toff's Wife held Rumour

Just got a call from Cyprus don’t know how it’s not on news yet or how true it is, that Comrade Toff’s wife has been stopped at Larnaca airport with 5 Million Euros in her case trying to leave the country. Destination was M ...

Ideas please

We have a family friend arriving on holiday today and whilst he's here he'll be celebrating his 40th birthday. Need a few ideas to make it a special occasion - places to go, things to do, on a limited budget. Joyce ...

Poll: Who is to blame???

cansweet wrote:Pan,
I don't really think one can lay the blame fully at the door of either. There are plenty of others to blame as well.
Yes in the past but for a full 5 year term what measures were taken to saf ...

Austerity

Perhaps and I see your point. However, give those same people some of what we supposedly have, then gradually take it away from them. In that scenario, I don't think they would be the innocent happy people you portray, even ...

Music power of sound Carole King, George Celine

i'm still all warm, fuzzy and pierced with sound ................... enjoy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K7MoKJCoXw&feature=endscreen&NR=1 ...

LIDL

Tangutica wrote: journo wrote:Bigade, small shops within a 1 minute walk of each other in Larnaka town centre offer (for example) a tray of 30 eggs for €3.75; feta cheese for just over €4 per kilo; milk for 85 cents a litre ...

too big to jail

jamie diamon the london 'whale' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYwrSwMxLRE jamie diamond beware..................... ...



the microcosm of cyprus reveals this 'crisis?'

financial fascism hello? anybody listening? any tells? you figure it out for yourselves i'm off to meet a mate n down some vodka. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AX7ZXNJZMrE ...

A Tangled Web.

Heard the other day that Elomas had bought the Paralimni Orphanidies shop.Elomas in turn are connected to the MACRO chain and you will never guess who is a major shareholder in Macro -- Mr.Orphanidies. Cheers, Campbell. ...

ongoing assertions of j p morgan's takeover

our opportunity to become informed at the highest levels of commerce............ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYwrSwMxLRE not for the fainthearted among us............................... ...

Ring a bell?

You’ll like this!!! http://vimeo.com/43762138 ...

Bed and Furniture risers (made me laugh)

This made me laugh. After my son's spinal surgery he has had to have his bed, sofa and armchair raised up to a suitable height for a few months at least - he is not to sit on low seats. Simple devices (supplied by the NHS ...

Forex games in the shadow banking system

An RT report on the 16th March this year, just before Cypriot news value drove Cyprus to Top of the Pops, reveals the following from 'on high' i.e. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QLD2IGvKlQ reveals what is hidden in ...

some talk of financial crises, others of...flapjacks...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-21923218 ...



Which One Of The Following Options Would You Choose?

Hi All, I thought it may be interesting to take a poll on which of the current options regarding Cyprus' current financial position you would choose. Very unscientific I know but may be interesting nevertheless - pol ...

Languages For Work

scottie wrote:Come on shuggybear get real. Are you trying to tell us that a Russian going into Tesco, or any other establishment would be assured of having an assistant speak to them in Russian. You are being unfair here. N ...

New National Anthem for Cyprus.

As I think Cyprus will be going to Bed with the Russians, how about a new National Anthem. Funny how all those who were deriding the Toff and AKEL for being Communist now suddenly love the Russians. ...

Ear muffs needed at the coffee shop!

Have to say I needed earmuffs at the kafenion this morning. The level of 'discussion' was unbelievable. And of course I didn't have earmuffs. So I'm still trying to recover my hearing..... ...

Farage on Russia Today EU Stealing from Bank Accounts

Nigel Farage on Russia Today http://youtu.be/JMf_KwQ2Xlk ...

Will the Russians leave?

Given:- a) Upto 40% levy on deposits over €100,000, much of it Russian b) The Russian's new popularity in Cyprus following their refusal to help with the bail out will there now be a mass exodus of Russian national ...

What Is Behind All This

I don't want to join the ProVox club but I can't help feeling there is more to all of this than meets the eye. I hope it is as clear cut as it looks ...



This Is It - Good Luck!

Well it has come down to the wire - there has to be an agreement within the next few hours (and then that has to be passed by MP's). Whatever happens it's going to be painful but hard decisions have to be made now - no ...

Conspiracy theories

There are those that believe the world isn't complicated enough already, and so dream up various ways to attempt to make even more so.
The common thread is that they are all based upon speculation, based in turn on mis ...

Flash News quite funny

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-favorable-if-greek-cyprus-wishes-to-switch-to-turkish-lira-eu-minister.aspx?pageID=238&nID=43503&NewsCatID=344 ...

Spain to take a cut of deposits?

According to this article in Sigmalive, El Pais (well known Spanish newspaper) is suggesting that Spain is considering a 0.3% levy on deposits. Can't find an English reference and my Spanish isn't good enough to find the ...

Orphanides predicts the end of the European project

Orphanides predicts the end of the European project
FORMER CENTRAL Bank governor Athanasios Orphanides launched a scathing attack on EU policymakers for their handling of the eurozone crisis, warning that a Cyprus eu ...

CY constitution VS bailout

Quote:REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS CONSTITUTION
ARTICLE 24
1. Every person is bound to contribute according to his means towards the public burdens.
2. No such contribution by way of tax, duty or rate of any kind ...

Mavi Marmara - Israel apologises to Turkey

Israel's prime minister has apologised to Turkey for "any errors that could have led to loss of life" during the 2010 commando raid on an aid flotilla that tried to breach the Gaza blockade.
Benjamin Netanyahu also agr ...





kokkinos not accepting laiki cards

cashier just asked me if i would be paying with a laiki card as she said they are not accepting them.there is a sign in store. she was told the bank is closing and advised me to withdraw my money first thing on tues ...

The Future

I hope that if & when the current problems are alleviated that Cyprus remembers who its friends are. By the look of it, a very short list. =; ...

solution to the cyprus economy (this should be interesting)!

Just get Britain to pay the Cypriots all the money it owes in rent for the Sovereign bases for the past umpteen years. Problem solved. ...

We Are Leaving Eurozone For Sure

i have been following the this site: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/debt-crisis-live/9945121/Cyprus-bailout-live.html if this solidarity fund fails which it seems it will then i assume the only option left is to exit t ...

ATMS/CASH FLOW

Even though the banks are not opening are all ATM`S being filled up as normal in all banks or are there exceptions. ...

capital control

this was taken from the daily telegraphs website 10.38 Yiannis Mouzakis, who blogs as The Prodigal Geek, has seen the full banking bill (in Greek) and gives a summary of what the wide-reaching capital controls woul ...

NEXT MOVE ON THE CHESS BOARD.

I think that parliament above all want to keep their jobs. I think that on Monday, they will crap on their retail banking sector, maintain a relationship with the ECB for immediate funds. get a promise of IMF money for ...

capital control bill

this was taken from the daily telegraphs website 10.38 Yiannis Mouzakis, who blogs as The Prodigal Geek, has seen the full banking bill (in Greek) and gives a summary of what the wide-reaching capital controls would ...

be aware

for those of you that are insured at the laiki be aware that you may not be insured at the moment,i dont know how it is but just a warning,i think everyone should be aware at this time of crisis,with so much going on i think ...

cyprus is not a football

because cyprus is a very small member (economically) of the eu the eurozone ministers, the troika and the ECB think they can treat the island like a football. play with it, kick it, destroy it, and try to use it as a warning ...

Esso petrol stations closing

Esso stations in Nicosia are closing and their forecourt machines are taking cash only.
Not sure if this will spread but it might be a good time to top up.
Polite note to Devil and the censorship squad: This is a ...

postcards from the other side.......................

realists functioning human beings............... http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/fear-anger-politics/ no message, no point underlining a point is all................... this is the world that is coming to us if w ...

history

Michael Tsarion has recommended that we start here so we can understand our current predicament The Tavistock Institute, based in UK is highly influential today you may make immediate connections with what has appeared ...

laiki bank

just heard on ant 1 laiki bank is bankcrupt ....for sure ...


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