Cypriot greed and the curse of Goddess Hail-Umi

‘Bars’ of precious white gold were once piled high Article by Fahri Zihni, Chair, Embargoed! May 23, 2021 Cyprus Mail We made a mint from our cheese of white gold until the Hell-Loonies and the Eyu had their say Hail-Umi, the goddess of creation, knew she had committed gluttony. She knew that she should not … Read more

What the hellim PDO means for Turkish Cypriots. Turkish Cypriots know only too well the fate of their hellim/halloumi. They fear it will join a long list of other products the Greek Cypriot government gets to reject

On April 26, 2004 EU foreign ministers resolved to end the economic isolation of Turkish Cypriots, dating back 40 years to 1964. The Turkish Cypriot community was overjoyed. Within a few days, the Green Line Regulation (GLR), which allows for trade between the north and south of the island came into effect. Turkish Cypriots were no … Read more