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La Griega (The Greek) Silvina Batakis Becomes Argentina’s Finance Minister

Silvina Batakis, nicknamed La Griega ("the Greek"), a leftist economist of Greek descent, was appointed Finance Minister in Argentina on Sunday, a day after the abrupt resignation of Martín Guzmán. Batakis will be responsible for managing an economy burdened with...

Vienna’s “Little Greece” and the First Newspaper in Greek

If we are to consider meaningful communities for Hellenism, Vienna should surely be on the short list with its little Greece.

How Many Greeks are There Around the World

The Greek diaspora, or the number of people with Greek ancestry living outside of the country, is one of the most widespread and largest in the world. Since ancient times, Greeks have traveled the world, making the their homes in...

Leadership Counts: The Powerful Speech by Libra’s George Logothetis to Greek Entrepreneurs

Chairman and CEO of Libra Group George Logothetis gave an inspiring speech addressing young Greek entrepreneurs during the ceremony of the Envolve Award in Athens earlier in June. Logothetis, who conceived the idea of the organization, spoke in front of...

Greek Descendants of the Seleucid Dynasty in Today’s Kyrgyzstan

The Seleucid Dynasty, founded by Seleucus I Nicator ("the Victor"), a general who served under Alexander the Great, has descendants in today's Kyrgyzstan—2,300 years later. Kubanychbek Kendirbaev, a history researcher and director of Seleucia, a Public Charitable Fund he established...

Constantinopolitans Keep Memories of the Byzantine Capital Alive

The Hellenic Society of Constantinopolitans is keeping the culture and traditions of the Greeks from the city of Constantinople alive.

Greeks of Australia Celebrate as Sydney’s Suburb Renamed “Little Greece”

A large crowd of Greek Australians gathered at Sydney's suburb of Marrickville on Saturday to celebrate the official renaming of a precinct to “Little Greece”. The ceremony at the Alex Trevallion Plaza included the unveiling of the commissioned public artwork...

Astoria: The Ever-Changing Greektown of New York

Astoria was the place to be for Greeks who moved from their homeland to the United States around the turn of the last century.

NYPD Awards Fallen Officer Anastasios Tsakos With Medal of Honor

Anastasios Tsakos, a New York City highway police officer killed last year by an alleged drunk driver, was posthumously awarded the NYPD Medal of Honor. Tsakos, a 43-year-old Greek-American, was fatally struck on April 27, 2021 while on duty on...

Victoria’s First Undercover Cop was Greek-Australian

What does the history of gambling in Victoria have to do with Greece? In a name, 89-year-old Nick Cecil. Cecil, a Greek-Australian, was Victoria's first undercover cop. In his heyday, he tackled the illegal off-course gambling industry when it was...

The Day the First Greeks Arrived in Australia

It was a day much like any other, on August 27, 1829 when the first-ever recorded Greeks set foot on the continent of Australia.

Greek Culture Through the Eyes of a Philhellene in Argentina

Bianca Pierce, a young woman from Argentina, is committed to keeping Greek culture alive in her country. By Bianca Pierce I think I have written and erased this text about three hundred times since it is difficult for me to put...

LA Chargers’ Dean Spanos to Receive Loukoumi Foundation Award

Dean Spanos, owner and chairman of the Los Angeles Chargers, will receive the Inspiration Award by the Loukoumi Make A Difference Foundation at an event to be held on Friday, June 17th. Held at the Lake Isle Country Club in...

The Turbulent Story of Greeks in South Africa

Greeks in South Africa managed to rise socially and prosper, with several of them becoming very successful and wealthy.

Greek Parade Returns to NYC After a Two-Year Pandemic Hiatus

Thousands of people gathered along New York's Fifth Avenue again on Sunday to watch the Greek Independence Day Parade. The parade, which marks Greece's 1821 declaration of independence from the Ottoman Empire, runs each year along Fifth Avenue between East...