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Vanishing Cyprus: Developers’ Bonanza

In this article from his Vanishing Cyprus series, Andreas Chrysafis deplores the environmental and social impact that property developers and government policies are having on the island and its people.

Interior Minister surrounded by corrupt advisors

Neoclis Sylikiotis, the Cyprus Interior Minister, has come under fire in the local press for the delay in implementing the property reforms and amnesty packages and accuses his advisors of being corrupt and incompetent.

Castles Built on Sand

Dr Alan Waring considers the growing problems with the Cyprus property market and wonders where it is heading and if there are ways to prevent the industry from destroying itself.

Well meaning or crooked lawyers?

Reports of “crooked” lawyers in Cyprus are legion. Paphos (or Pafos) appears to have an unusually high percentage of wrong doings by lawyers in comparison with other Cyprus towns and cities according to Antonis Loizou.

New EU anti-fraud and corruption system launched

Following a Eurobarometer report saying that corruption in Cyprus is a national problem comes news of a new EU anti-fraud and corruption reporting system

Can Cyprus benefit from the Irish experience?

The Irish government took effective action to protect homeowners when Ireland’s property bubble burst in 2008. Can Cyprus benefit from Ireland’s experience and protect those who have bought property on the Island or are the vested interests too powerful?

Corruption in Cyprus is a national problem says EU report

“In Greece, Bulgaria and Cyprus there is almost universal agreement that corruption is a national problem” says damning EU Commission report.

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