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Greek-Filipino Chippendales Performer Speaks About Touring the World, Greek Heritage

Professional singer, dancer, and performer Teddy Zervoulakos from The Chippendales spoke to Greek Reporter at The Paramount in Huntington, New York, back in March of 2020, just before the coronavirus precautions put a stop to the group's public performances...

Greek Orthodox Ministry Offers Facility to Quarantine COVID-19 First Responders

The St. Iakovos Retreat Center, a ministry of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, has temporarily converted its facilities into a quarantine site for COVID-19 first responders. Beginning on Monday, May 4th, health care workers, EMT personnel, firefighters, and law...

Kalamata’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil Makes a Splash in US Market

A family business in Kalamata, in the Peloponnese, has made inroads into the ever-expanding market for high-quality, extra virgin oil by being featured on television's HSN channel, which is broadcast to over 100 million households in the USA. Théa Olive...

Pompeo Says "Enormous Evidence" Coronavirus Came From Chinese Lab

The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, claimed on Sunday there is “enormous evidence” the coronavirus outbreak originated in a Chinese laboratory. In an interview with ABC’s This Week, Pompeo said “There is enormous evidence that that’s where this began,”...

Greece Opens Borders to Albanians Due to Seasonal Worker Shortage

Greece and Albania signed an agreement on Friday paving the way for thousands of Albanian citizens to work in Greece's agriculture sector, despite the currently-prevailing coronavirus restrictions. The two countries had closed their borders in March to prevent the virus...

John Koudounis Leads CEO Coalition to Fight COVID-19 in Chicago

John Koudounis, CEO of Calamos Investments, is leading a coalition of Chicago's business leaders in a humanitarian campaign for COVID-19 relief and recovery, today and in the months to come. The Chicago CEO COVID-19 Coalition is bringing together leaders of...

US Approves Remdesivir for Coronavirus Treatment

The experimental anti-viral drug remdesivir has been granted emergency authorization by the US’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday to be used to treat coronavirus. The decision comes after a recent clinical trial showed the drug improved the outcomes...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Announces Covid-19 Relief Fund

Archbishop Elpidophoros, the head of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, announced on Thursday the creation of the “Greek Orthodox Archdiocese COVID-19 Relief Fund” as an important part of its efforts to support those around the country who have...

Greek Olive Oil World Trying to Survive Covid-19 Pandemic

By Lisa Radinovsky, Greek Liquid Gold Sandwiched between nations struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, Greece is a surprising success story. But with stay-at-home orders in place for a month, exporters of the country’s flagship products can hardly escape the...

Dr. Fauci Hails Covid-19 Drug, Citing Greece Among Countries Conducting Trials

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States' top infectious disease specialist, said on Wednesday that he is optimistic about the ability of the antiviral drug remdesivir to shorten the time it takes seriously ill patients to recover from a Covid-19...