President Obama Issues Greek Independence Day Proclamation

On March 25th 2016, the 195th anniversary of Greek Independence, the White House issued a proclamation signed by President Obama highlighting the importance of...

Panos Kammenos Visits Greek Expatriates in the US (video)

Greece's Defense Minster Panos Kammenos traveled to Tarpon Springs, Florida, several days before the celebration of Greece's National Day on March 25th. Along with Kammenos...

U.S. House Unanimously Condemns Genocide of Middle East Christians and Minorities

With a vote of 393 to 0, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously condemned as genocide the ongoing ISIL/Da’esh crimes against Christians – including...

Zoi Dimitrakou: Third Greek Female Basketball Player to Join WNBA

Zoi Dimitrakou will be the third Greek female basketball player who will play in the WNBA league. The 28-year-old international forward that currently plays for...

Greek-American Helps Decorate the White House for Christmas

Greek florist and decorator Maria Lalagos was one of the 89 volunteers who were selected from thousands of applications to decorate the US presidential...

Rare Greek Bronze Statues Presented at the National Gallery of Art

An exhibition entitled Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World, featuring 50 rare Greek bronze sculptures, opened at the National Gallery of...

Kallinis Sisters’ Baking Empire In USA

Georgetown Cupcake, the thriving, sugary empire of Greek-Canadian sisters Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne, based in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., pops out...

White House Meeting to Discuss Financial Aid to Greece

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and prominent members of the Greek-American Community discussed the possibility of U.S. aid to crisis-stricken Greece, with...

Rep. Maloney Urges Solution to Greek Debt Crisis

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today released the following statement after a House Foreign Affairs Committee briefing with Treasury Assistant Secretary for International Finance...
Greek Independence Day Proclamation

White House on IMF Payment: We Expect Greece to Keep Its Commitments

“We’ve long made clear that we expect the Greeks to keep their commitments,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters. “I’d refer you...

Reps Maloney and Bilirakis Urge President Obama to Support Greece

WASHINGTON – Congressional Hellenic Caucus Co-chairs Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) today urged President Obama to support an agreement with...

Seleni Gathers Top Policymakers on Capitol Hill, Honors Two Mothers in Public Service

On Friday June 12th, nearly 200 people came together on Capitol Hill to honor the leadership of women and mothers in public service and recognize their commitment to improving maternal mental health and family life.