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The Boston Globe


Cyprus banks open after 2 weeks

NICOSIA, Cyprus — An air of orderly, if edgy, resignation pervaded the streets of Cyprus on Thursday, the first day in nearly two weeks banks here were open.

Having waited since March 16 for access to his money, Dimitris Dimitriou was willing to stand in line for 45 minutes to get into his bank, as it and others across this Mediterranean island reopened after a long stretch.

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