Despite lack of change, Greeks take to streets in protest

Story by David Harbeck, Sophie Cannon and Bradley Fargo · THESSALONIKI, Greece – At a four-way intersection on a usually busy Greek street in downtown Thessaloniki, traffic has stopped for what appears to be a job fair for the disillusioned. Workers from all sectors of the economy, equipped with painted signs and flags, chant their grievances…

VIDEO: A nation takes to the streets to fight back

Produced by Ellie Williams · Shot by Suma Hussien and Danny Mortimer · THESSALONIKI, Greece – A look into the May 17 protests in Thessaloniki. The protests were part of a nationwide strike across Greece in response to the May 18 vote to approve austerity measures that would cut pensions and raise taxes on Greek citizens.

U.S. Consul General: Refugee and economic crises still plague Greece

Story by Isaac Feldberg · THESSALONIKI, Greece – From storing an American expatriate’s amputated leg in her home freezer to dodging bullets in Baghdad, life as a diplomat dictates a fair share of adventure, said Rebecca A. Fong, U.S. Consul General in Thessaloniki, during a wide-ranging lecture on Wednesday. Touching upon her considerable breadth of experience…