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The Greek Sailor from Hydra Who Became War Hero in Argentina

As a Hydriot, I had been raised on a pantheon of grizzled war heroes — Miaoulis, Koudouriotis, et al—with a focus on their virtues rather than their vices, but I was only vaguely aware that Hydra also exported naval...

Concordia Summit Addresses Latin American/Western Hemisphere Challenges

Business and governmental leaders, non-governmental representatives and impressive young minds came together digitally on December 3 in the Concordia Summit in an effort to address problems in Latin America and the Western Hemisphere. In the fifth annual Americas Summit, the...

Diego Maradona is Dead

Diego Maradona, the Argentinian superstar, regarded by many pundits as the most skilled player to grace the football grounds in Latin America and Europe died on Wednesday at age 60. According to Argentinian press reports Maradona died at his home...

Gabriel Katopodis: The New Minister of Public Works of Argentina is Greek

Gabriel Katopodis, an Argentinian lawyer and politician of Greek descent, was recently appointed as Argentina’s new Minister of Public Works. Katopodis will assume his office on December 10, 2019, along with the new cabinet of President Alberto Fernandez. The 52-year old...

Bishop Iosif of Patara Named New Metropolitan of Buenos Aires

On Friday, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew appointed Bishop Iosif of Patara as new Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Argentine-born Joseph Bosch (who took the official name of Iosif) replaces Metropolitan Tarasios of Buenos Aires. Tarasios had been elected Metropolitan of...

Aristotle Onassis: The Triumph of the Ultimate Underdog

Aristotle Onassis was one of the richest men in history and certainly one of the most famous Greeks in the entire world during the 20th century. How did this young boy from Smyrna manage to amass a fortune while becoming...

Greek Anarchist Group Targets Argentinian Embassy

Greek anarchists belonging to the Rouvikonas (Rubicon) group entered the Embassy of Argentina in central Athens on Friday, scattering pamphlets and unfurling a banner along the exterior of the building. No arrests have been made. In a statement, the group said...