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The Mechanics of Philotimo: Volunteers Repair Cars Damaged in Evia Floods

In early August, the Greek island of Evia was hit by a catastrophic flood that killed eight people and caused incalculable destruction. In the wake of the disaster, residents found their homes and possessions destroyed. They were left to...

Mastiha: The Unique Mastic Gum of Chios People Call ‘White Gold’

Mastic, often referred to as the "Tears of Chios" or the "White Gold of Chios," is a product produced only on that particular Greek island. Since antiquity, this sticky resin, which seeps from the bark of mastic trees, has...

The Greeks of Cairo: A Fascinating Bond Between Greece and Egypt

The small, but vibrant, remaining Greek community in Cairo, Egypt has its roots deep in history. Recently, after two years of restoration work, the historic Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, which was built in 1914 and dominates the...

The Greek School Changing Lives in Ghana

A Greek school in Ghana, in one of the most impoverished areas of the world, offers hope and opportunity for hundreds of kids who would otherwise probably would end up becoming trash collectors. The Preparatory School of Saint Nicholas, which...

The Greek Priest Building Schools in Africa

Father Antonios Mutyaba is not your usual Greek priest. He is responsible for the education of hundreds of children in Uganda, through the four primary schools and one secondary school he has built. “Africa is suffering from illiteracy. Education can...

The Greeks of Alexandria, Egypt

The story of Hellenism in Alexandria, Egypt's second largest city, goes back more than two millennia and is marked by Alexander the Great's placement of the first stone as part of the city's first street in 331 BC. Hellenistic Alexandria...

The Greek Actor Who Shot to Fame in Uganda

More than 400,000 Greek citizens have fled their country to escape the grip of the economic crisis in the past decade. The vast majority of them migrated to the wealthy economies of Europe, the US, and Australia, seeking a...

The Greek Orthodox Church Celebrates a Century of Vital Work in Uganda

"We are Greeks because we got educated in Greece," says Jonah (Lwanga), the Metropolitan of Kampala and All Uganda, the spiritual leader of more than 100.000 Ugandans who are Greek Orthodox Christians. Speaking to the Greek Reporter's Anastasios Papapostolou, he proudly...

Antikythera Island: The Peaceful Paradise at the Edge of the Aegean Sea

Life on the isolated Greek island of Antikythera, lying at the edge of the Aegean Sea between Crete and the Peloponnesian Peninsula, can be tough if the supply boat does not arrive, as often happens during the winter. Almost all...

The Greeks of Bogota, Colombia

Bogota, the capital of Colombia and a sprawling mega-city of almost 10 million inhabitants, is home to a grand total of approximately 150 Greek people. However, most have become successful entrepreneurs in the food industry, adding a Greek touch to...

Meet The Greeks of Medellin, Colombia

The small Greek community of Medellin, Colombia, comprised mainly of entrepreneurs and professionals, is booming. Colombia's second-largest city, called the "City of Eternal Spring" for its temperate weather, has changed a great deal since the 1980's and 1990's, when it...

The Guardian of Amphipolis: Full Documentary

Alexandros Kochliaridis, the first man to stumble upon the ruins of the Amphipolis tomb, talks about the famed Kasta grave and the ancient treasures hidden in the heart of Alexander the Great’s Macedonia.  The area became famous a few years...

“The Greek” : The Story of the One Armed Boxer (Full Documentary)

This is a teaser excerpt from our upcoming documentary “The Greek” that follows one armed professional boxer Vaggelis Chatzis.

Desert Monks: The Orthodox Brotherhood of St. Anthony in Arizona (Full Documentary)

In 1995, a few Orthodox monks left Mount Athos in Greece and came to the US to start an Orthodox Monastery in the middle of Arizona desert. We visited Saint Anthony, the monastery built a few miles outside of...

The African Greeks of Avato (Full Documentary)

Watch our documentary on Avato, the village in Northern Greece that is home to the Greek descendants of the African slaves that were once brought to the region of Xanthi. Behind their African looks of these Greeks, there is a...