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The Greek Sailor From Hydra Who Became War Hero in Argentina

A Greek sailor from Hydra named Nicholas Kolmaniatis, who would be known most of his life as Nicholas Jorge, became a war hero in Argentina in the 19th century. As a Hydriot, I had been raised on a pantheon of...

Lula Wins Brazil Presidential Election; Ousts Bolsonaro

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva ousted President Jair Bolsonaro by winning a second election round in Brazil that many have described as a political thriller up to the last minute. Left-wing da Silva has stunningly gone from prisoner to president-elect...

Colombia, Venezuela Reopen Border After Seven Years

The border between Colombia and Venezuela officially reopened this Monday. The two countries had closed their borders seven years ago. The symbolic act was attended by Colombian President Gustavo Petro and took place on the Simón Bolívar International Bridge, the...

Greek Culture Through the Eyes of a Philhellene in Argentina

Bianca Pierce, a young woman from Argentina, is committed to keeping Greek culture alive in her country. By Bianca Pierce I think I have written and erased this text about three hundred times since it is difficult for me to put...

WHO: New Coronavirus Variant “Mu” May Be Resistant to Vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday it is monitoring a new coronavirus variant known as "Mu," which was first identified in Colombia in January of 2021. Mu, known scientifically as B.1.621, has been classified as a "variant of...

Cuba Protests: US, Greece, and other Countries Release Joint Statement

The United States, Greece, and several other countries have released a joint statement condemning the Cuban government's response to the demonstrations that took place in the country this past month.  The other countries that co-signed the statement were Austria,...

Bitcoin: El Salvador’s Grand Experiment

El Salvador has become the first nation to adopt the Bitcoin as legal tender, this marks a change in the reputation of the cryptocurrency.

Casapueblo, The Santorini of Latin America

The Casapueblo, the magical sculptured hotel is often referred to as the “Greek island of Uruguay” or the “Santorini of Latin America.”

Celebrating the Greek War of Independence in Latin America

The long-awaited Bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence is approaching, and will be celebrated in Latin America.

Latin America’s Greek Diaspora Calls for Stronger Ties with Greece

Organizations representing the Greek Diaspora in Latin America called for stronger ties with Greece during a video conference.