Greek Academic Appointed as World Bank’s New Chief Economist

Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, Professor of Economics at Yale University, was appointed as World Bank Group Chief Economist this week. “I’m thrilled that Penny Goldberg will...

Must Sanction Turkey, Says Prominent Congressman

Prominent Greek Americans have spoken of their concern at Turkish provocations in the Aegean Sea and around Cyprus. Speaking on the sidelines of a ceremony hosted...

White House Turns Greek for Independence Day Celebration (photos+video)

A big crowd of Greeks and Greek Americans in Washington have gathered to listen to an address by U.S. President Donald Trump at an...

House Resolution Urges ‘Fair’ Deal for FYROM Naming Dispute

A House Resolution calling for a fair and mutually agreed-upon name for FYROM was introduced on Thursday by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY). Maloney, co-chair...

The History of the White House Greek Independence Day Celebration

Continuing a long tradition at the White House, President Donald Trump will be hosting a Greek Independence Day Celebration on March 18, 2019. Hundreds of...

Greek Opposition Leader Courts Investment at US Treasury

Main Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has sent a message to the U.S. that Greece will be the "growth surprise of Europe". During the second day...

American Hellenic Institute Honors Exceptional Greek Americans (video)

The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) has hosted its 43rd annual Hellenic Heritage Achievement & National Public Service Awards at the Capitol Hilton in Washington DC,...

Greek-American Politicians Seek Hearing on Parthenon Marbles

Members of the U.S. Congress' Hellenic Caucus have requested the Committee on Foreign Affairs hold a hearing on their House Resolution saying the Parthenon...

Pence Reiterates U.S. Support for Credible Debt Relief for Greece in Meeting With Tsipras

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras discussed bilateral relations, the Greek economy, investments and issues concerning Southeastern Europe during their...

Greek-American CIA Whistleblower Kyriakou in Serious Traffic Accident

John Kiriakou, a prominent Greek-American ex-CIA officer who was among the first to reveal the agency’s torture program, was seriously injured in a scooter...

33rd Annual Cyprus Conference in Washington

During last week's 33rd Annual PSEKA Cyprus Conference in Washington (June 6-8), the profile of the Cyprus issue was raised considerably among influential policymakers...

Erdogan’s Security Officials Face Arrest Warrants for Assaulting Protesters

Arrest warrants and wanted posters have been issued in Washington, DC for a dozen security details who are part of the Turkish president's security...

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