Germany just conquered this island nation, seizing a crucial, strategic piece of real estate.
The government of Cyprus no longer rules its own country. In March, the world watched in shock as the Cypriot government prepared to obey the Germans and raid the bank accounts of its own citizens.
Why Cyprus Matters
Cyprus is a powerful watch-post for anybody who wants to survey events in the Middle East. This is precisely what Germany and Rome are interested in. Continue reading
As was predicted in a previous post, is being done. A ‘United States of Europe’ is slowly but surely being formed.
Cyprus inked a deal with a US-Israeli partnership on Wednesday to build a liquefied natural gas plant on the island to exploit untapped energy riches.
A memorandum of understanding was signed between Cyprus and a partnership comprising US-based Noble Energy International and Israeli companies Delek Drilling and Avner Oil Exploration to build a LNG facility at Vassiliko near the southern resort town of Limassol.
“The signing … represents the next milestone on the road map for the exploitation of gas reserves in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone,” said Cyprus Energy and Commerce Minister George Lakkotrypis at the official ceremony. Continue reading