Greece's fading hope - Al Jazeera English

Greece's fading hope

Greece has been in a financial free fall amid severe austerity measures that has driven up unemployment.

Milos Bicanski | | Politics, Europe, Greece

Athens, Greece - Debate over Greece's economic doldrums play out daily on the streets of this small nation.

The country is in a financial free fall, experiencing an unprecedented economic meltdown, as well as the disintegration of its infrastructure, and unravelling of its social fabric.

Industrial production and manufacturing have collapsed, while nationwide, hundreds of small businesses are closing by the day.

The labour force is experiencing a serious brain drain as young educated professionals leave the country in search of better opportunities abroad, further decimating the country’s prospects of recovery.

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