Saturday, April 2, 2016

Economic News & Views ( April 2 , 2016 ) Items For Saturday - 1. Greece Wants Clarification Over IMF Leaks Distributed By Wikileaks. 2. Refugee Crisis - Daily Items For Saturday . 3. UK Referendum - Pro And Con Views. 4. Brazil In Focus - Politics & Economy. 5. Libya Updates - HoR's Saleh Speaks Regarding EU Sanctions , GNA , Presidential Council !


Greece......

















Lenders eye start of Greek debt relief talks at meetings in mid-April /via



















Greece on brink of chaos as refugees riot over forced return to Turkey









IMF officials’ leaked phone call shows continued strains over Greece








Thomsen-Velculescu conf call on as published by is authentic ~ quoting IMF source










EU-Turkey refugee plan could be illegal, says UN official








Greece wants IMF explanations over Wikileaks report, says official







IMF:As we have said, there is a trade off between what is feasible on reforms and the amount of debt relief needed.






IMF:we do not comment on leaks or supposed reports of internal discussions





Greek gov't reacts to WikiLeaks claims about IMF conversation on Greek bailout














Greece Rushes to Complete Bailout Program Review by April 13: greece-eu-flag Greece is rushing to complete the...








Refugee Crisis ........










Greece on brink of chaos as refugees riot over forced return to Turkey







Greece readies to send first migrants back in EU-Turkey deal









Turkish coastguard stops 200 migrants headed to Greece ahead of April 4 implementation of EU migrant deal, .








1/3 - Daily life at the Idomeni makeshift camp on the Greek border with Macedonia. Photos










2/3 - Daily life at the Idomeni makeshift camp on the Greek border with Macedonia. Photos











3/3 - Daily life at the Idomeni makeshift camp on the Greek border with Macedonia. Photos




















dock still occupied by , who are swimming in the port and protesting










Greek asylum amendment passed, paves way to implement of EU deal to send some migrants back to Turkey, .









Austria may deploy troops to Italian border to manage migrants at Brenner Pass, defense minister says, .







guards kill escaping coastal detention center






UK Referendum.....




U.K. EU Poll 43% to Leave, 39% to Stay: Opinium/Observer





The EU has hugely damaged UK farming,after Brexit we won't have to prop up EU farms & can create a UK system








Consumer confidence fails to recover as Brexit 'jitters' hit home by









relevant bit from Wikileaked transcript re UK referendum interfering with timing of settlement for Greek crisis:










What would mean for the UK economy?














Brazil.......






Brazil’s Folha Calls on President Rousseff, VP Temer to Resign






Lula hopes to enter Brazil govt by Thursday








Brazil’s president likens impeachment calls to Nazi treatment of Jews








With real leadership nowhere in sight, can Brazil find a solution to sustained economic growth and job creation?














Libya .....








HoR's Agila Saleh:
-Benghazi's reconstruction must be one of first priorities
-Kobler's interference rejected; HoR may approve or not









Note: Meeting of eastern tribes today emphasized Supreme Commander of 's army is Agila Saleh, and the army/army leaders are a red line









HoR's Agila Saleh: -Sarraj government should not be operating under militias -New gov't must operate under protection of the army









HoR's Agila Saleh: -Sarraj and all of the presidential council must come to Parliament -Cabinet CVs must be presented to Parliament







Parliament President Agila Saleh, based on mtg w/ eastern tribes: -No fear of EU sanctions -Int'l comm should respect people's will







Breaking: Parliament President Agila Saleh makes speech on TV about UN-appointed Sarraj gov and EU sanctions








's eastern tribes & MPs met today in Marj to discuss nat'l crisis & reach consensus for HoR chief's TV address