The Current U.S. Interest in Cyprus: “Trust, but Verify”

The following is an Op-Ed by AHI President Nick Larigakis. In the past two months, we have witnessed unprecedented engagement on the Cyprus issue by...

The 8 Best Things about Being a Greek American

We may not be Irish Americans or Italian Americans in huge numbers, but Greek Americans are special and wonderful for so many reasons....
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30 Things Only True Greeks Will Know

 By Lauren Perry* - I’m ¼ Greek and a baptized Greek Orthodox. Now, ¼ might not seem like a lot, but let me tell...
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Crocodile Tears over Crimea…

Those in the West that shed their tears galore about Russia’s invasion in the Crimea, must cut the fanfare because they are as bad...

A Greek-American’s Reaction on How Greece Treats Refugees

*By George Asimakis - Ronald Reagan once correctly said that the United States is the only country where an immigrant can feel accepted - truly...
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Black History Month and the Greeks

It’s February, Black History Month, and after reading an op-ed by Washington-based lawyer and political activist Andreas Akaras (“When Philotimo Stood with African-Americans), in...
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Reconstructing: The New Reality of a New-Yorker

By Rygo Foss, Legal Counsel of Skyline Restoration Inc* - 2012 was filled with surprises having enormous implications on the construction industry. No shortage...
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Mitt Romney, Greece is Not a Punching Bag

A Greek-American's answer to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney who wants to save America from going "...down the path toward Greece." By Dean Argiris* -...
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IAGTM: English Words Originated From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (Part 2)

Three new words for you today: The word Humor comes from Himor (juicy or someone who is happy or excited; Gr: χυμόρ;), originated from the word Himos (Juice; Gr: χυμός;) in Euboean Dialect...

A Greek-American Proposition to the Greek Crisis

By John Kalafatis* - Throughout the ongoing developments regarding Greece's predicament, I have yet to come across a thorough and logical analysis as to...

English Words Originated From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (Part 1)

Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...

Greek Origins of Everyday Words

More than 200.000 words in all the Latin-based modern languages (English, Spanish, Italian, French etc.) originate from Greek, around 70.000 of them directly and...

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