Lonely Planet Writer

Greek referendum still too close to call

Greece’s referendum on debt repayment looks likely to go ahead on Sunday – and is currently too close to call.

Greece referendum will come to a close this Sunday.
Greece referendum will come to a close this Sunday. Image by Trine Juel / CC BY 2.0

The ‘yes’ camp, in favour of austerity and an international bail-out, was marginally ahead in the latest poll. A ‘no’ vote could see Greece leave the Eurozone and abandon the euro. On Tuesday Greece failed to repay $1.7 billion to the IMF, becoming the first developed country in history to do so. Read more: bloomberg.com