Greece is slowly crawling out of its recession, triggered by the government-debt crisis. Some people there are even celebrating success once again, like a former car salesman who's now growing and processing goji berries.
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The UN has described conditions on Greek islands where thousands of refugees have landed as "total chaos," calling on Athens to take control. But the Greek prime minister says his country cannot cope alone.
The loss of tax perks and its status as a commonwealth are just two of many reasons for Puerto Rico's bankruptcy. The island is now hoping that the default will give it leverage to restructure its debt.
Greek stocks have made a tentative comeback after a three-day rout that especially saw the country's ailing banks lose more than half their value. The news coincided with a slight fall in joblesness.
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