Resentment across Greece remains high. Farmers are threatening to block highways throughout the country to protest new tax laws, while state media have been on strike for the past two days. Brief clashes broke out with riot police in central Greece Tuesday, when farmers who have lined up some 1,500 tractors near a main highway tried to block the road on foot.The government insists that the austerity is working, with provisional figures showing that it reduced last year's budget deficit to the targeted 6.6 percent of annual output and achieved a modest primary surplus.
Greek Ferry Seamen Extend 6-day Strike
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