Greek Heritage Society Sponsors Genealogy Workshop
A Greek genealogy workshop sponsored by Greek Heritage Society of Southern California, will be streamed live on Zoom on Saturday, March 12th from 10 am to 1 pm PST. The sometimes tricky world of Greek genealogy will be explained and...
Greece Welcomes 2021 With Renewed Hope for a Better Year
Greece welcomes 2021 with its citizens hoping beyond hope that the new year will be a much better one in nearly every way than 2020.
New Survey Foreshadows Reduced Christmas Spending by Greek Families
Amid the implementation of new austerity measures and a bleak economic outlook heading into the new year, Greek families will decrease this holiday season's spending the most compared to other European families, according to a survey conducted by professional services firm Deloitte, Reuters reports. The survey found that Greek...
Greek Man to Help Poor Families by Crossing 152km on Foot
A 39-year-old Greek man from Thessaloniki will attempt to provide help to poor Greek families by walking a distance of 152km in 72 hours. The man, who has been living and working in the UK over the last few years,...
OECD Report: Greek Families Pay Higher Taxes
The tax burden for the one-earner Greek couple with 2 children is the biggest of the 34 OECD member countries. In particular, according to OECD’s report the tax burden at the AW level increased by 3.8 percentage points from...
Three Million Greeks Want To Leave
As Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said he has finally gotten the economy on a path to recovery despite more coming austerity measures, one in three Greek families said they are so worn out by pay cuts, tax hikes and...
SOS Children's Village Sees Huge Increase in Calls for Help During Time of Crisis
Greek families struggle to cope with the austerity measures imposed by the IMF and the EU. Some of them cannot afford to cover basic needs of their children and have appealed to the SOS Children's Villages, which reports an...
Reuters: Greek Families Forage Abroad to Stay Afloat in Crisis
The wistfulness in the voice of George Kapetanios is heart-warming and an increasingly familiar tone for Greek families at home and in cities all over Europe and the world these days, Reuters reported. Put out of business by a shrinking...