Posts by tag: populism

Archives March 31, 2013 posted by

Tales from the Coffeeshop: Deleterious Delia revealed as IMF's own Cruella De Vil

GOVERNOR of the Central Bank Professor Panicos has suddenly become the most-hated man in Kyproulla, trusted by nobody apart from the foreign technocrats who are here diligently working on reducing the size of our economy by 50 per cent.
He is now everyone’s favourite punching bag (a shame because our establishment had enjoyed the monopoly for months) with senior government officials bad-mouthing him to hacks and even the mild-mannered finance minister Michalis Sarris, who never speaks ill of anyone, diplomatically distancing himself from the beleaguered governor.

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Archives December 14, 2011 posted by

Man murdered in his car in Nicosia – Second remanded for Sunday killing of his pregnant girlfriend in Paphos


A MAN was murdered last night in the Archangelos area of Nicosia, believed to have been shot dead while sitting in his car. 

According to police, Charalambos Charalambous from Nicosia, 34, was found shot in his car on Victor Hugo street near the American news monitoring station in Archangelos after 9.30pm.

Police said the man, also known as Vatrachos (Greek for frog), was “known to police”. Forensic experts were investigating the crime scene at the time of print. 

A police source said it appeared the man had been ambushed by hooded men riding on a high-powered motorcycle. 

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