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Diaspora Greeks Snap Up Holiday Homes in Greece

Over one in ten holiday home (12.35 percent) acquisitions this year in Greece were made by Greeks of the diaspora, data released by estate agents Elxis show. Elxis, with offices in Thessaloniki, Crete, and Utrecht in the Netherlands, is an...

Malliotis Center Honors Greek-American Immigrant Philanthropist

The Maliotis Cultural Center at the Hellenic College of the Holy Cross in Brookline, Massachusetts is a touchstone for the Greek-American community in New England. The cultural center at Holy Cross which is named after Greek immigrant Costas Maliotis is...

Greek Immigrants’ Stories Sought for Maine Historical Society Archives

With the immigrant grandparents of many Greek-Americans passing away every year, the Maine State Archives is looking to assemble all the Greek immigrants' stories it can now -- before it's too late. Decades ago, most immigrants to the Americas likely...

Greeks of Ethiopia Remain Calm Despite Conflict in the North

The Greeks of Ethiopia remain calm but on alert should evacuation be necessary as the armed conflict in the northern region of the country continues to rage, as it has for more than a year. In early November the Foreign...

Tarpon Springs Band Headed to Thanksgiving Day Parade Again

The Tarpon Springs Leadership Conservatory for the Arts, which is the official band of Tarpon Springs, Florida, is set to appear once again at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City after placing first at the Bands of...

The History of Greektown in Chicago from the 1840s to Now

Greektown in Chicago came about after Greek ship captains arrived in the city in the 1840s from New Orleans by way of the Mississippi River.

E-Platform for Greek Diaspora Voter Registration Planned for 2020

Greek citizens who live abroad will be able to register for national elections on an e-platform that will go live in Spring 2020, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said on Thursday. The minister told the press that Greeks who wish to...

Outcry Over "Limited Impact" Vote for Greeks in the Diaspora

The government is under fire because of its controversial proposal to allow Greeks in the diaspora to vote in the next elections, but restricting their influence. According to a report in Kathimerini, the proposal would allow Greeks abroad to vote to...

Diaspora Greeks in Istanbul Have Better Living Conditions Than in the Past

The problems the Greek community of Istanbul is facing and the actions and initiatives of the Ecumenical Federation of Constantinople Greeks were presented by chairman Nikolaos Ouzounoglou, at the meeting of the Special Permanent Committee on Diaspora Greeks of the...