Democratic Left

Type: Organization
Name: Democratic Left (Izquierda Democrática (ID))
Nationality: Ecuador
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Democratic Left
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

New foreign affairs chief either inexperienced or just untested

Federica Mogherini, the new EU foreign affairs chief, represents the best and the worst of contemporary Italian politics. In a country that for so long has been dominated by a self-referential, all-male gerontocracy, Mogherini (41) represents a breath ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

DIMAR chief Kouvelis hints about presidency

As the government seeks to play down rumors about its choice of candidate for president, with the term of incumbent Karolos Papoulias set to end in February, Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis rebuffed rumors that he has been approached but ... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Minister takes up SMEs’ cause

More Business Tender for telecoms upgrade near Cosco, spurred by container activity, posts 23 pct profit rise Tougher loan repayment reports denied Gov’t seeks to douse presidency speculation The government on Tuesday sought to douse growing speculation ... [Published eKathimerini.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Gov’t seeks to douse presidency speculation

The government on Tuesday sought to douse growing speculation about Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis being lined up as a nominee for the Greek presidency as lawmakers from the coalition and opposition parties continued to fuel the debate ... [Published eKathimerini.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

ND, PASOK seem keen on DIMAR chief for presidency candidate

The coalition on Monday attempted to play down Sunday Kathimerini’s report that Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis is being lined up as a nominee for the Greek presidency but at the same time government officials expressed support for the idea ... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

DIMAR MP backs idea of party leader Kouvelis becoming next Greek president

Amid reports that Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis is likely to be the coalition’s nominee for the Greek presidency, a leading figure in the party has said he would be an appropriate choice.DIMAR lawmaker Spyros Likoudis said Kouvelis would ... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Coalition set to nominate Kouvelis for president

Greece’s coalition leaders appear set to nominate Fotis Kouvelis, leader of the small Democratic Left (DIMAR) party, as their candidate for the country’s next president after Karolos Papoulias’s tenure expires in February, Kathimerini understands.The ... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Good luck to Joan of Labour, she'll need it

WHAT an extraordinary turnabout. Support for the Labour Party has doubled since Joan Burton took over the leadership from Eamon Gilmore.In remarkable resurgence, support for the party has soared to 14pc, from 7pc last May.What's more, Burton is now second ... [Published Evening Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ministry officials, farmers meet to discuss compensation

The repercussions of a Russian food embargo on Greek producers, and some 20 to 30 million euros in anticipated compensation from the European Commission, were the focus of talks on Tuesday under Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Kourkoulas.Officials from ... [Published eKathimerini.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Rabbitte was right to tell us some of the uncomfortable truths about politics

Pat Rabbitte told some uncomfortable truths this week. You might dislike the way he told them, but that does not make them any less true. He did the same thing more than once in the past, when he had more to lose. He has little or nothing to lose now. ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 07 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 30 2014 - 2 reports

Democratic Left mulls strategy as SYRIZA eyes cooperation

Legislators of Democratic Left (DIMAR), a former coalition partner which suffered a battering in last week’s European Parliament elections, met on Friday to discuss strategy and rejected an offer by party leader Fotis Kouvelis to resign from his post. ... [Published eKathimerini.com - May 30 2014]
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 3 reports

DIMAR split in wake of chief's resignation

Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis tendered his resignation on Wednesday ahead of a central committee meeting on Saturday but it might be too little to prevent a major split in the center-left party. Kouvelis issued a statement announcing his ... [Published eKathimerini.com - May 28 2014]

Quotes

"The issue will be settled when the time is right and in connection with the political situation that will prevail and the policies that will be exercised at the time" Kouvelis told a session of DIMAR's executive committee
...Hence, his one-off appearance on a TV chat show singing in the style of Jim Reeves while wearing a cowboy hat. The "Country 'n' Western alliance' line, of course, was delivered with deadly effect by one Charles J, once the compadre of the man he now found himself needing to put down. But it was taken up - as Haughey knew it would be - by the enemies of both men, the kind of snobs who think the timetime of day you eat your dinner says something about your character."
"'We believe the Ukrainian people should be sovereign and should decide with a democratic manner and with referendums on its future,' Tsipras said, as quoted by the state-run Athens News Agency, of the breakaway referendums that are leading to the country's partition."
...that instead of supporting the PASOK-backed center-left grouping Elia, several former ministers who had been close to him have sided with DIMAR. "All that is left is for him to express his support for DIMAR too" Kassis said

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New foreign affairs chief either inexperienced ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 01 2014]
DIMAR chief Kouvelis hints about presidency [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 30 2014]
Kouvelis avoids ruling out his potential candid... [Published eKathimerini.com - Aug 29 2014]
Minister takes up SMEs’ cause [Published eKathimerini.com - Aug 26 2014]
Gov’t seeks to douse presidency speculation [Published eKathimerini.com - Aug 26 2014]
ND, PASOK seem keen on DIMAR chief for presiden... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 25 2014]
DIMAR MP backs idea of party leader Kouvelis be... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 25 2014]
An understated man, done down by snobbery [Published Irish Independent - Aug 24 2014]
Coalition set to nominate Kouvelis for president [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 23 2014]
Beef tribunal: Hollow victory cost Reynolds dearly [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 22 2014]
Eamon Delaney: A tribute to Albert Reynolds [Published Irish Independent - Aug 21 2014]
Good luck to Joan of Labour, she'll need it [Published Evening Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Ministry officials, farmers meet to discuss com... [Published eKathimerini.com - Aug 19 2014]
Rabbitte was right to tell us some of the uncom... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 07 2014]
The political limits of Grecovery [Published Washington Post - Jul 31 2014]
SYRIZA, DIMAR representatives to hold talks Thu... [Published eKathimerini.com - Jul 30 2014]
Through insecurity comes optimism [Published eKathimerini.com - Jul 29 2014]
Affirmative Action in Film? [Published National Review - Jul 25 2014]
The battle for the political heart of Syriza [Published Workers Liberty - Jul 21 2014]
Pat Buchanan, Richard Nixon, and the Search for... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 15 2014]
Parl't rejects opposition proposal for debate o... [Published eKathimerini.com - Jul 11 2014]
Parties at odds over referendum proposals on PP... [Published eKathimerini.com - Jul 10 2014]
Democratic Left loses second MP in a day, bring... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Jul 10 2014]
Thessaloniki MP resigns from Democratic Left, r... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Jul 10 2014]
Kouvelis bids for unifying role in Greek center... [Published eKathimerini.com - Jul 08 2014]
PPC unions vow to defy government΄s back-to-wor... [Published eKathimerini.com - Jul 05 2014]
To Potami poised to welcome first deputies to p... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Jul 05 2014]
Coalition poised to force strike over electrici... [Published eKathimerini.com - Jul 04 2014]
To Potami draws political support [Published eKathimerini.com - Jun 28 2014]
Politicians behaving like tribal chiefs [Published eKathimerini.com - Jun 26 2014]
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DIMAR chief Kouvelis hints about presidency [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 30 2014]
As the government seeks to play down rumors about its choice of candidate for president, with the term of incumbent Karolos Papoulias set to end in February, Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis rebuffed rumors that he has been approached but ...
ND, PASOK seem keen on DIMAR chief for presiden... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 25 2014]
The coalition on Monday attempted to play down Sunday Kathimerini’s report that Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis is being lined up as a nominee for the Greek presidency but at the same time government officials expressed support for the idea ...
DIMAR MP backs idea of party leader Kouvelis be... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 25 2014]
Amid reports that Democratic Left (DIMAR) leader Fotis Kouvelis is likely to be the coalition’s nominee for the Greek presidency, a leading figure in the party has said he would be an appropriate choice.DIMAR lawmaker Spyros Likoudis said Kouvelis would ...
Coalition set to nominate Kouvelis for president [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Aug 23 2014]
Greece’s coalition leaders appear set to nominate Fotis Kouvelis, leader of the small Democratic Left (DIMAR) party, as their candidate for the country’s next president after Karolos Papoulias’s tenure expires in February, Kathimerini understands.The ...
Pat Buchanan, Richard Nixon, and the Search for... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 15 2014]
When the definitive history of Republican presidential dominance in the late 20th century is written, Richard Nixon will be seen as the architect. Indeed, a half-century later, in the early 21st century, when Republican presidential fortunes are once ...
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