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Thousands take to the streets in Havana to protest food shortages and rising prices
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Thousands take to the streets in Havana to protest food shortages and rising prices

Jul 12th 2021, 7:23 AM 15,974 Views 16 Comments

Cuba is going through its worst economic crisis in decades.

Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'
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Ibec warns of the 'sharpest compression of economic activity in living memory'

Jun 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 23,612 Views 45 Comments

The business lobbying group forecasts Irish unemployment to level off at 16% and GDP to contract by 11% for the year.

ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic
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ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic

May 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 20,116 Views 34 Comments

The think-tank has sketched the likely impact of the virus across a range of Irish economic indicators.

Venezuela heading towards 1,000,000% inflation, according to IMF
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Venezuela heading towards 1,000,000% inflation, according to IMF

Jul 24th 2018, 12:06 PM 24,181 Views 85 Comments

The South American nation is in the midst of a five-year economic crisis.

US slams 'sham' Venezuelan elections and threatens action
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US slams 'sham' Venezuelan elections and threatens action

May 21st 2018, 5:33 PM 19,636 Views 111 Comments

The turnout in Venezuela’s presidential election was under 50%.

National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins
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National food shortage sends thousands of starving Venezuelans to root through bins

Mar 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 12,101 Views 61 Comments

Inflation and food shortages have been getting worse and worse in the country.

Blood, flies, rotting corpses: Inside Venezuela's crumbling hospitals
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Blood, flies, rotting corpses: Inside Venezuela's crumbling hospitals

Dec 3rd 2016, 3:00 PM 12,500 Views 76 Comments

The economic situation in the country is so dire that even hospitals are being badly affected.

Russia's heavy drinkers turn to cleaning products over money woes
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Russia's heavy drinkers turn to cleaning products over money woes

Mar 29th 2015, 10:15 AM 29,160 Views 50 Comments

One doctor says he has noticed a “wave” of complications.

There was a huge drop in 'duvet days' during the economic crisis
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There was a huge drop in 'duvet days' during the economic crisis

Nov 20th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,836 Views 26 Comments

Workers across all industry sectors take an average of 5.5 days off per year.

Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis
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Extract: The role of the media in the Irish economic crisis

Oct 19th 2014, 8:30 AM 1,114 Views 28 Comments

Some commentators have noted that Irish news organisations failed to give proper warnings of the impending crash. But why?

What can be done to help Ireland's "unacceptable" rate of jobless households?
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What can be done to help Ireland's "unacceptable" rate of jobless households?

Jun 19th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,703 Views 40 Comments

A new report has come up with a number of proposed solutions.

Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession
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Teachers say teenagers experiencing increased levels of emotional difficulties due to the recession

Mar 12th 2014, 11:53 AM 12,362 Views 16 Comments

The ASTI are calling for more resources to help students with emotional difficulties or who are victims of bullying.

Column: Betting your business on the domestic Irish market is foolish, lazy and unnecessary
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Column: Betting your business on the domestic Irish market is foolish, lazy and unnecessary

Dec 2nd 2013, 10:00 AM 31 Views 9 Comments

Being ‘the best in Ireland’ is too limited a goal for Irish businesses today; businesses should emulate Germany’s ‘Mittelstand’ approach to drive export growth, writes Patrick Burke.

How Switzerland became the quiet rebel of Europe
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How Switzerland became the quiet rebel of Europe

Nov 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 21,023 Views 71 Comments

No, seriously.

Column: The challenges and changes we've seen since the bank guarantee
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Column: The challenges and changes we've seen since the bank guarantee

Sep 30th 2013, 1:24 PM 26 Views 9 Comments

On the anniversary of the bank guarantee, the leaders of four Irish organisations reflect on the 2008 decision – and the subsequent changes they have observed in their sectors over the past five years.

Research links 5,000 additional suicides in 2009 to global economic crisis
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Research links 5,000 additional suicides in 2009 to global economic crisis

Sep 18th 2013, 11:20 AM 2,049 Views 8 Comments

There were 97 additional suicides in Ireland in 2009 with the research pointing out that rates are higher in countries with higher job losses.

Column: The fall of the Celtic Tiger – what next?
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Column: The fall of the Celtic Tiger – what next?

Sep 8th 2013, 8:30 AM 832 Views 99 Comments

The scale of the economic and financial catastrophe that befell Ireland was virtually unprecedented in post-war industrial country history; we need to examine the inadequacies of the Irish policymaking process, write Donal Donovan and Antoin E Murphy.

France enters recession in first quarter
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France enters recession in first quarter

May 15th 2013, 8:17 AM 4,327 Views 19 Comments

French economic growth has been sluggish lately as a result of record unemployment and falling household demand – the key driver of the economy.

FLASHBACK: Brian Cowen became Taoiseach five years ago this week
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FLASHBACK: Brian Cowen became Taoiseach five years ago this week

May 12th 2013, 1:18 PM 8,102 Views 82 Comments

Cowen succeeded Bertie Ahern at the helm of government on May 7, 2008. Here he is, leading a hometown singsong.

How the Cyprus bank closure is crippling business on the island
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How the Cyprus bank closure is crippling business on the island

Mar 23rd 2013, 8:15 AM 7,031 Views 56 Comments

“We cannot buy, we cannot sell.”

Cyprus holds presidential election following heated campaign
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Cyprus holds presidential election following heated campaign

Feb 17th 2013, 2:12 PM 4,068 Views 0 Comments

The campaign was focused on rescuing the recession-hit EU member state from bankruptcy.

Poll: Do you think the global economic crisis is over?
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Poll: Do you think the global economic crisis is over?

Jan 28th 2013, 9:45 AM 8,103 Views 97 Comments

Most of those attending the World Economic Forum in Davos last week reckoned the four-year crisis is over, but what do you think?

Poll: Do you think the jobs crisis has reached its peak?
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Poll: Do you think the jobs crisis has reached its peak?

Dec 22nd 2012, 10:59 AM 6,178 Views 41 Comments

A Eurobarometer survey says just over half of us think the worst is yet to come. Really?

Two-thirds of Irish people want to keep the euro
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Two-thirds of Irish people want to keep the euro

Dec 22nd 2012, 10:38 AM 4,014 Views 63 Comments

That, however, is a drop in confidence in the single currency on the last Eurobarometer survey.

US suicide rates have risen sharply since economic crisis
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US suicide rates have risen sharply since economic crisis

Nov 5th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,405 Views 13 Comments

Researchers found that the number of suicides more than quadrupled in the United States between 2008 and 2010, echoing the findings of similar research in Ireland.

Italy protesters stage anti-austerity 'No Monti Day'
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Italy protesters stage anti-austerity 'No Monti Day'

Oct 27th 2012, 8:03 PM 4,414 Views 10 Comments

Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Rome to protest against the prime minister and austerity measures.

72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant
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72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant

Oct 26th 2012, 2:04 PM 3,607 Views 14 Comments

A survey also showed that only 21 per cent of CEOs believe that Ireland will return to strong GDP growth in 2013.

Israeli Prime Minister calls for early elections
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Israeli Prime Minister calls for early elections

Oct 10th 2012, 11:29 AM 2,204 Views 63 Comments

The date for the election is likely to be set next week when the parliament reconvenes for its winter session.

"Stay out of the eurozone", top Austrian banker tells Czechs
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"Stay out of the eurozone", top Austrian banker tells Czechs

Aug 1st 2012, 7:30 PM 4,939 Views 24 Comments

“The Czech Republic now finds itself in a good situation. It has its own currency and its own monetary policy,” said Andreas Treichl.

Here is the week's news... skewed
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 28th 2012, 6:00 PM 6,759 Views 11 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: New study highlights the upside to childhood obesity – and how commuters are killing the buzz for junkies taking drugs in public.

Gilmore acknowledges Labour’s poll difficulties but says crisis must be resolved
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Gilmore acknowledges Labour’s poll difficulties but says crisis must be resolved

Jun 4th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,102 Views 26 Comments

Gilmore said that his party was focussed on solving the country’s economic crisis but acknowledged difficulties with its identity in the coalition with Fine Gael.

Taoiseach says fiscal compact WON'T be changed after meeting of EU leaders
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Taoiseach says fiscal compact WON'T be changed after meeting of EU leaders

May 24th 2012, 7:44 AM 1,793 Views 84 Comments

Enda Kenny said that any kind of growth deal will be separate to the fiscal compact.

New words: the official* glossary of 2011
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New words: the official* glossary of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 10:00 AM 4,268 Views 3 Comments

*Not really. But these are the words that we never used (or understood the meaning of) before 2011.

Column: If we want to get out of this crisis, we must remember who put us here
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Column: If we want to get out of this crisis, we must remember who put us here

Nov 27th 2011, 6:00 PM 37 Views 70 Comments

The financial markets plunged us into economic meltdown, writes Hugh Torpey – so why are we still listening to them?

Column: Herd mentality led the UK riots – and it’s also what got us into economic trouble
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Column: Herd mentality led the UK riots – and it’s also what got us into economic trouble

Aug 15th 2011, 7:00 PM 81 Views 6 Comments

Former trader Nick Leeson argues that, while it might not seem obvious at first, the psychology behind street rioters is not dissimilar to that which drove the markets, the bankers and property developers into a speculation frenzy.

Poll: Have we seen the worst of the debt crisis?
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Poll: Have we seen the worst of the debt crisis?

Aug 5th 2011, 10:25 AM 1,910 Views 72 Comments

Irish people are more pessimistic than most Europeans about job prospects and the markets are in turmoil – but do you think the only way is up from here? Have your say.

Europeans feeling more optimistic than they were last year
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Europeans feeling more optimistic than they were last year

Aug 5th 2011, 9:52 AM 498 Views 1 Comment

Latest Eurobarometer survey shows that people are feeling more upbeat about taking control of the economic crisis – but the Irish are one of 13 nations who worry about the impact on jobs.

Emergency EU meeting amid fears Italy could be next in crisis
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Emergency EU meeting amid fears Italy could be next in crisis

Jul 10th 2011, 7:01 PM 893 Views 35 Comments

Herman Van Rompuy has called top officials together for talks as the markets show jitters over Italian government debt.

Tensions high in Greece as lawmakers brace for second vote
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Tensions high in Greece as lawmakers brace for second vote

Jun 30th 2011, 8:30 AM 227 Views 3 Comments

Protests are continuing ahead of today’s bill, which is needed to push through the austerity measures that were agreed yesterday.

Fears as Greece set for crucial austerity vote
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Fears as Greece set for crucial austerity vote

Jun 29th 2011, 8:04 AM 236 Views 3 Comments

The country’s parliament will decide whether to pass a harsh new cuts package in the face of continuing violent protests.

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