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Chemin Bakery owner Olga Karasthathi has been in business for four years — since the start of the Greek debt crisis.

Sweet treats in the midst of economic fallout

Jul 14, 2015
Bakery shop owner Olga Karastathi hasn't seen profit from her business, but she's still optimistic.
Posted In: Greece, greekcrisis, business, bakery
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal interviews Greek college student Efie Garavela.

College students feel the weight of the Greek crisis

Jul 14, 2015
Some Greek are worried about job opportunities amid the crisis.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, college

One last moment from our trip to Athens

Jul 14, 2015
"Don't forget, [Greece is] more than 4,000 years old."
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek
People withdraw money from an ATM machine in downtown Athens on July 7, 2015.

A street-level view of of the Greek debt crisis

Jul 13, 2015
The suffering is the same, in or out of the eurozone, Athenians say.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, Euro zone

How do you pronounce Greece's favorite food?

Jul 13, 2015
It's not quite as contentious as "gif."
Posted In: Food, Greek, Greece, greekcrisis
 Euro coins lay on a 1,000-Drachma note, the currency in Greece before the euro.

How the euro went from unifying force to divisive one

Jul 13, 2015
European unity requires more than a common currency.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greek, Greece, euro
Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras greets supporters following victory in the election in Athens on January 25, 2015.

Syriza promised hope, but it has yet to come

Jul 13, 2015
Party member is unhappy with the deal but stands by Prime Minister Tsipras.
Posted In: Greece, Eurozone, Grexit, syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, athens, greekcrisis
Jewelry store owner Marianne Le Clere Papalexis

Jewelry store is booming amid Greek crisis

Jul 13, 2015
The influx of customers at the Athens store is looking for real assets like gold.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, athens, syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, Eurozone, jewelry
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal speaks to Vassilis Anastassopoulos, who works at Bairaktaris Tavern.

Restaurant worker loses hope in Athens

Jul 13, 2015
He's given up on his situation, but wants his son to have a better life.
Posted In: Greece, athens, syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, Eurozone, Grexit, restaurant, tourism, greekcrisis
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal speaks to Corinna Kozala as she waits in line for €60 at the ATM.

ATM lines in Athens are filled with political chatter

Jul 13, 2015
A woman waits for cash at a second machine; the first ran out of money.
Posted In: Greece, athens, syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, Eurozone, Grexit, ATM, greekcrisis

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