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#Economic crisis

# economic-crisis - Monday 12 July, 2021

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Thursday 4 June, 2020

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Thursday 28 May, 2020

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Venezuela heading towards 1,000,000% inflation, according to IMF
# Economic Crisis
# Economic Crisis

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.

# economic-crisis - Monday 21 May, 2018

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

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%.

# economic-crisis - Saturday 11 March, 2017

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Saturday 3 December, 2016

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Russia's heavy drinkers turn to cleaning products over money woes
# Under The Counter
# Under The Counter

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

Mar 29th 2015, 10:15 AM 29,161 Views 50 Comments

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

# economic-crisis - Thursday 20 November, 2014

There was a huge drop in 'duvet days' during the economic crisis
# I'm Not Sick
# I'm Not Sick

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.

# economic-crisis - Sunday 19 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 19th 2014, 8:30 AM 1,116 Views 28 Comments

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

# economic-crisis - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Monday 2 December, 2013

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Sunday 24 November, 2013

How Switzerland became the quiet rebel of Europe
# Economic Crisis
# Economic Crisis

How Switzerland became the quiet rebel of Europe

Nov 24th 2013, 8:45 AM 21,025 Views 71 Comments

No, seriously.

# economic-crisis - Monday 30 September, 2013

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Sunday 8 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 8th 2013, 8:30 AM 835 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.

# economic-crisis - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

France enters recession in first quarter
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

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.

# economic-crisis - Sunday 12 May, 2013

FLASHBACK: Brian Cowen became Taoiseach five years ago this week
# Party Like It's 2008
# Party Like It's 2008

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.

# economic-crisis - Saturday 23 March, 2013

How the Cyprus bank closure is crippling business on the island
# On The Brink
# On The Brink

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.”

# economic-crisis - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Cyprus holds presidential election following heated campaign
# Cyprus
# Cyprus

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.

# economic-crisis - Monday 28 January, 2013

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

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?

# economic-crisis - Saturday 22 December, 2012

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

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
# The Euro
# The Euro

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.

# economic-crisis - Monday 5 November, 2012

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Saturday 27 October, 2012

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

Italy protesters stage anti-austerity 'No Monti Day'

Oct 27th 2012, 8:03 PM 4,416 Views 10 Comments

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

# economic-crisis - Friday 26 October, 2012

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Israeli Prime Minister calls for early elections
# Israel
# Israel

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.

# economic-crisis - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

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

"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.

# economic-crisis - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

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.

# economic-crisis - Monday 4 June, 2012

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Thursday 24 May, 2012

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Monday 26 December, 2011

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Sunday 27 November, 2011

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

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?

# economic-crisis - Monday 15 August, 2011

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Friday 5 August, 2011

Poll: Have we seen the worst of the debt crisis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

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
# Optimism
# Optimism

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.

# economic-crisis - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Emergency EU meeting amid fears Italy could be next in crisis
# Euro Crisis
# Euro Crisis

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.

# economic-crisis - Thursday 30 June, 2011

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

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.

# economic-crisis - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

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

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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