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How Lamb, Chocolate and Eggs Became Easter Traditions

Around Greece, people are gearing up to celebrate Easter with friends and family. While many Greek Easter celebrations are unique to the country, there are some elements of the feast day that are shared with many cultures: lamb, chocolate...

Greece’s Top Mythological Sites That You Can Still Visit

By Cliff Blaylock The heart of the Mediterranean, Greece is blessed with many beautiful islands scattered about its coastlines. They often have glorious sandy beaches, fine cuisine and five-star resorts, but there is something about the Greek islands that sets...

My Dad Was a CIA Spy in Greece — But Not a Thug

by Leslie Absher When I was just a baby, my father was sent to Greece for his first field assignment with the CIA. It was the summer of 1966 when we arrived, nine months before the military coup led...

Coronavirus Situation “Stabilizing” in Greece Despite High Case Numbers

Despite the high numbers of coronavirus cases, deaths, and intubations in recent weeks, Dr. Vana Papevangelou, a member of the country’s Committee of Experts of the Ministry of Health, announced Friday that Greece's epidemiological situation seems to be stabilizing. Papaevangelou...

Greece Receives New Air Ambulances Donated by Niarchos Foundation

The fleet of the emergency care Greek health services (EKAV) welcomed the addition of two Beechcraft King Air 350 air ambulances which landed in Greece on Thursday, acquired by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). Previously, in March,...