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Icelandic ‘banksters’ get jail time over Kaupthing fraud

12/13/13. Icelandic ‘banksters’ get jail time over Kaupthing fraud. rt.com Four bosses of Iceland’s failed Kaupthing Bank face prison terms of between three and five years and must pay millions of pounds in legal costs. They were convicted of fraud … Continue reading

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Iceland sticks it to international bankers and writes off massive mortgage debt

12/1/13. Iceland thumbs nose at international opposition to advance $1.2bn debt relief plan. rt.com Iceland’s government has announced that it will be writing off up to 24,000 euros ($32,600) of every household’s mortgage, fulfilling its election promise, despite overwhelming criticism … Continue reading

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Iceland and others pushing back against the EU

9/13/13. Iceland dissolves EU accession teams. New Europe Online, neurope.eu “Iceland, once thought destined to join the EU, has dissolved its accession negotiation committees, in what is seen as yet another step away from Union membership. The country’s foreign minister announced the … Continue reading

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