All posts tagged "bailout"
Puerto Rico bonds sink; White House says no debt bailout
The federal government lacks the authority to simply do away with Puerto Rico’s staggering $74 billion debt.
- Posted October 5, 2017
Greek PM renews call for lenders to tackle Greece’s debt
Finance ministers meeting Thursday to decide whether to unfreeze latest rescue loan
- Posted June 14, 2017
Greek anti-austerity protesters pelt police with fish
Government trying to reach deal with bailout lenders to restart rescue loan payouts
- Posted June 9, 2017
Greek parliament approves new creditor-demanded cutbacks
15,000 people protested in a second day of demonstrations
- Posted May 18, 2017
Greece seeking bailout talks breakthrough by Sunday
ATHENS, Greece – Greece and its bailout creditors are closing in on a deal to restart rescue loan payouts, senior officials from the two sides said Thursday, a compromise that is likely to prolong years of hardship...
- Posted April 27, 2017
Greece says a deal on unfreezing the bailout is close
ATHENS, Greece – Top Greek and European officials indicated Wednesday that it’s possible to reach a breakthrough in the country’s difficult bailout talks over the next two days. Greece’s prime minister said that if a deal on...
- Posted April 5, 2017
EU financial affairs chief in Athens as bailout talks drag
Moscovici told Tsipras he believed efforts were required "from all sides" to reach an agreement, but that he was optimistic
- Posted February 15, 2017
Greece favors IMF withdrawal from rescue loan program
Hopes for eventual access to international markets
- Posted January 17, 2017
Disabled Greeks protest as more austerity looms
ATHENS, Greece – Disabled people and patients with chronic illnesses from around Greece protested in central Athens Friday against austerity measures as the government races to clinch a new deal with bailout lenders. Protesters in wheelchairs carried...
- Posted December 2, 2016
Greece says bailout hard line could be ‘social disaster’
ATHENS, Greece – A new round of talks between Greece’s government and international creditors paused Tuesday, with Athens accusing bailout hardliners of proposing tough new cuts that would be a “social disaster.” Greece wants to overcome differences...
- Posted November 22, 2016