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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...

World Holds its Breath this Christmas Season As Coronavirus Vaccinations Begin

The approval of vaccines against Covid-19 and the beginning of their distribution bring some consolation this Christmas, but the increase in coronavirus cases worldwide is accompanied by the imposition of stricter restrictions on travel and family gatherings at this...

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...

Greece Sends Hundreds of Books to Latin American Diaspora

A shipment of over 400 Greek-language books has been sent to members of the diaspora in Latin America by the government of Greece. This is the first time that the Greek government has ever sent books to members of the...

Runner Completes Grueling Five-Day Jungle Marathon, Saying “I Did It for Greece!”

A Greek athlete crossed the finish line of the grueling five-day Supermarathon in the tropical jungles of Costa Rica on Sunday, becoming the first Greek citizen to accomplish the feat of completing the "Coastal Challenge 2020." Marios Giannakou, from the...

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...