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  • Cyprus is more than a beautiful vacation spot
    Nothing beats shopping in Cyprus
    Cyprus is a well-loved shopping region, as a variety of superior quality products can be found in this area. Bustling markets and shopping centers abound, as well as arts and craft centers featuring a vast array of locally produced items. Most of...
  • Laiki Bank UK, bank in Cyprus
    Next financial crisis could throw 900 million into poverty
    Since the global financial crisis hit in 2008 economies around the world have been staggering towards recovery. With 1.2 billion people living on less than $1.25 a day, global poverty persists with no major relief in sight. As the International...
  • Artifact
    Traveling into the past...NCMA Archaeology Lab
    There's nothing more exciting for those interested inarchaeologythan the real-life opportunity to hold a thousand-year-old artifactcreated and used byancient peoples. Whether it be a pottery sherd from Native American Woodland Period Paleo...
  • New Ukrainian government pulls a Cyprus and seeks to tax bank accounts
    New Ukrainian government pulls a Cyprus and seeks to tax bank accounts
    When the Ukrainian people overthrew the duly elected President in late February, the office of Prime Minister was quickly filled by a technocrat, and member of the European banking establishment. Thus it is not surprising when on March 20, the...
  • Morning Glory
    US Navy Seals at work off the coast of Cyprus
    News from multiple sources this morning is that US Navy Seals seized control of a rogue oil tanker that was flagged as being North Korean. Libyan rebels stole the ship and sailed the Morning Glory while operatives allegedly sought to sell the...
  • US Men's National Team vs. Ukraine
    USA fall 2-0 to Ukraine
    On Wednesday, the U.S. Men's National Team fell 2-0 to Ukraine at Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium at Larnaca, Cyprus, for a small crowd of 1,573. Andriy Yarmolenko and Marko Devic each scored a goal for Ukraine.For security reasons, the match was...
  • Has missing toddler Ben Needham been found?
    Has missing toddler Ben Needham been found?
    A man who could be a British toddler that was kidnapped on the Greek Island of Kos in 1991, has been located by the Cyprus police on Monday.The Greek authorities were given a video of a man seen in Cyprus who resembles a computer-generated image...
  • Dr. Ioannis Ieropoulos (Credits: Ioannis Ieropoulos, Bristol Robotics Laboratory)
    Dr. Ioannis Ieropoulos, innovator of eco-friendly energy
    Recently, Dr. Ioannis Ieropoulos was in the news because of his innovative research in the area of producing electricity from human waste, more specifically urine. Dr. Ieropoulos is harnessing the abilities of microbial organisms found in humans...
  • Aphrodite statue
    In Cyprus, merging sea and sky
    A Zen parable says: “When a fish swims, it swims on and on and there is no end to the water. When a bird flies, it flies on and on and there is no end to the sky.” Here on this ancient island one enters into a Blue Zone. The color of...
  • NPR
    NPR touts source but doesn’t mention his pedophilic tendencies
    In a recent article detailing the severe financial turmoil in Cyprus, NPR lauds representative of the far-left French and German Green Party’s Daniel Cohn-Bendit as a “prominent European lawmaker.”Yet NPR ignores what a political...
  • EU austerity may get worse
    EU austerity may get worse
    Editors at the Guardian economic blog believe that the Cyprus bail in where depositors were forced to contribute to the rescue of the country, may just be the start of the harsh austerity the EU (Germany and Northern Europe) may extract from...
  • Cyprus plans to sell gold
    Cyprus plans to sell gold
    Cyprus plans to sell stock of gold to help pay for its bailout costs, and it will raise €10.6 billion from the winding down of Laiki Bank and the losses imposed on junior bondholders and the deposit-for-equity swap for uninsured deposits in...
  • Jim Rogers: Taking people's bank accounts is going to happen
    Jim Rogers: Taking people's bank accounts is going to happen
    On March 28, billionaire investor Jim Rogers appeared as a guest on the CNBC program, Squawk on the Street. During the four minute interview, Rogers was pointedly asked if what occurred in Cyprus was a one time deal, or if this is now a template...
  • The New York Stock Exchange
    Stock market preview for the week of March 25, 2013
    Here is the preview of the coming week on the S&P 500 from Traverse City, Michigan.The S&P 500 broke a three week upswing as it finished slightly lower with a 0.24% loss for the week. It dropped lower in three sessions during the past week...
  • Cyprus crisis is only the latest in its heroic 11,000-year history
    Cyprus crisis is only the latest in its heroic 11,000-year history
    You know about the narrowly averted financial crisis in Cyprus, but here are fascinating facts you need to know about that nation called the "crossroads of civilization" by the Smithsonian.European Union leaders reached a last-minute...