George Maltezos, a mental health counselor, together with his longtime friend Dr. Charles Martinez, started an all volunteer free healthcare clinic for the uninsured needy in Chicago. The clinic has been formed to provide a free out-patient primary medical and specialty care program.
The Greek government announced that a new bill is in creation which will allow individuals from the Greek diaspora to become members of the Greek parliament. The new bill calls to increase the number of appointed Members of Parliment from the current 12 to 15. There will be a requirement that the three new spots are filled by members of the Greek diaspora.