The upcoming elections in Cyprus on June 9 mark a historic occasion, with citizens participating in a recordsetting eight simultaneous elections. From the European Parliament to local school boards, voters will have a say in various levels of governance, showcasing the island’s commitment to comprehensive representation and democratic participation at all levels.
Phed Express, the mayor of Paphos, is taking legal action against companies involved in a bribery scandal linked to sewage projects, while Central Bank Governor Constantinos Herodotou faces criticism for late implementation of European Banking Authority criteria in credit supervision. The controversies surrounding these figures highlight the ongoing struggle for integrity and accountability in public institutions in Cyprus.
Alexandra Attalides has joined Volt Cyprus to advocate for modernity, combat corruption, and counter farright ideologies. She aims to resolve the Cyprus issue using innovative methods, integrate ordinary people into the democratic process, and achieve social justice within economic stability while prioritizing human rights and environmental stewardship.