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Greece’s rubbish bazaar

Greece’s rubbish bazaar

Victims of Greece's economic crisis scour rubbish bins in order to survive hard times.

January 19, 2011 3:05 by

With Greece’s economy in desperate trouble, some Greeks are being forced to scour rubbish bins to find items to sell in the weekly market, which is run by the Garbage Collectors Association.

Don’t be surprised. Analysts expect that things in Greece will get worse before they get better; so it looks like the rubbish bazaar could represent a glimpse of the future.

Read more: World markets upbeat after Greece asks for bailout

Source: BBC

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