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HALC Petitions for Olympic Games to Be Held Permanently in Greece

The Hellenic American Leadership Council has petitioned for the Olympic Games to be held permanently in Greece and is collecting signatures to be sent...

Rio Olympics: Greek-American Helen Maroulis Gets Gold in Wrestling for the USA

Greek-American freestyle wrestler Helen Maroulis, aged 25, pinned down Japan's Saori Yoshida scoring a gold medal in women's wrestling in the 53 kg division...

Macedonia: “Why is it important? Explain it to me so I understand”

During the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, American TV station NBC referred to FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) as Macedonia while another...

New Ambassador of Greece Presents Credentials to President Obama

The new Ambassador of Greece to the United States, Haris Lalacos, presented on Tuesday his credentials to American President Barack Obama. Ambassador Lalacos conveyed to...

THE GREEKS on display at the National Geographic Museum [Video]

The traveling display, 'THE GREEKS: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great', has met with great success in the United States. On the last leg of...

Lifeline NY & Bodossaki Foundation Join Efforts to Help Homeless Refugee Children

Lifeline New York and the Bodossaki Foundation of Greece are joining efforts to support unaccompanied refugee children in need of a home. More than 1,012,000...

Congresswoman Meets with Greek-American Leaders to Discuss Greece and Cyprus

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), co-chair and co-founder of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, met with the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), Daughters...
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Here’s How to Win the Greek Island Cruise of Your Dreams

Greek-American travel blogger Joanna Kalafatis, the creator and writer of Lose the Map, is giving a free Greek island cruise away to one lucky winner. Joanna...

Professor Believes Greek Language Will Endure

“We could say that the future of the Greek language is not expected to be either favorable or bleak. I do not share at...

Greek Prime Minister Tsipras Meets with Archbishop Demetrios

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with Archbishop Demetrios of America on Thursday and underlined the importance of the role of the Greek Orthodox...

Greek NASA Scientist Explains New Earth-Like Planet Kepler 452-b Discovery

    On Thursday, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced that it had discovered the Earth’s "older cousin", Kepler 452-b, 1,400 light years away from the Earth's...

Grexit Is Bad for American Startup

Greece's future was not the only one at stake during its agonizing efforts to reach an agreement over a new cash-for-reforms plan proposed by...