Kostas Rokonidas, Mayoral Candidate - PAROS: “I believe that the problems shared by immigrants today, whether they are foreigners or Greeks – because we also have internal migrants – are common with those faced by local workers.”
Nikos Marakis, Mayor of Naxos & Mayoral Candidate: “Our goal is to create a strong polynesian demos (municipality) at the centre of the Aegean that will be guided by the principles of cooperation, solidarity and equal opportunity.”
Thanasis Grillakis, Mayoral Candidate - NAXOS & MINOR CYCLADES: “Our guiding principles are responsibility, respect, integrity and transparency. We will search for the golden mean and base our work on reason, justice, solidarity and humanism.“
Evdokia Psarra, Mayoral Candidate - NAXOS & MINOR CYCLADES: “We are fighting to come up with solutions to problems faced by working class families, as well as lay the tracks for another model of development, one that will serve the interests of the working classes."
The arrival of 52 immigrants in Paroikia harbour in the early hours of 28 August highlighted the plight of immigrants escaping poverty and war-torn countries lying to the east of Greece in the hope of securing a better future.
Press releases from the Paros Municipality, MP Yiannis Vroutsis, MEP Kriton Arsenis, the Trade & Business Association of Paros & Antiparos, the Paros Public Library, the FolkDance Group of Naoussa (XON), the Nautical Club of Paros (NOP), Music Dance Group of Naoussa, the Cultural Society of Drymalia Municipality, Naxos, the Historical Archive of Naxos
It is not often that my feast forays draw me to the distant wilds of Marpissa, in fact, my presence there is usually due to more mundane needs such as trawling a supermarket or purchasing sanitary fittings.
Every year the ‘Dasarchio’ (Greek government forestry department) give away about twenty different kinds of trees including cedar, eucalyptus, cyprus, tamarisk, oleander (pikrodafni), myoporo, acacia, aligaria, pine and palm trees, completely free of charge in order to encourage reforestation on the islands.
We’ve signed up for the 25th Annual International Coastal Cleanup! Cycladic Diving, the community of Alyki and the Cultural Association of Angeria, in cooperation with the Paros Municipality, invite everyone to join us on the morning of Sunday 3 October at 10am to clean the Alyki beach and port and the surrounding underwater area.