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Megaflash Lightning Almost 500 Miles Long in the US Sets New Record

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) recorded two new world records on Tuesday for megaflash lightning in the United States and South America. The WMO's Committee on Weather and Climate Extremes used state of the art satellite technology to establish two...

Antonio Taquis: A Story of Greeks in Panama

Panama is home to a significant Greek community whose members have strong ties in the Central American country.

Brazil Suffers 13 Percent of Global Covid-19 Deaths

Brazil, which has 2.7 percent of the world’s entire population, has experienced 13 percent of the total Covid-19 fatalities on the globe.

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...

Brazilian Government Holds Funeral Honoring Murdered Greek Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis

On Tuesday the Brazilian government held a funeral for the murdered Greek Ambassador to Brazil, Kyriakos Amiridis. The funeral was attended by the Deputy Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Marcondes de Carvalho and was located at the Geleao Air Force Base...

Greek Film Week Debuts in Sao Paulo

The Greek Film Week, to be held for the first time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, aims to highlight the course and the wealth of the Greek cinema since the 1930s. The festival, which will run until October 16, is organized...

Sotiris Karamesinis Brings Greek Drama to Brazil

Residing in Rio de Janeiro since 2008, Greek theater director, Sotiris Karamesinis has managed to stage three Greek tragedies in Brazil and incorporate his own acting technique known as MUSA (musical system of acting), which he bases on the art...

South America Loves Greek DJ “Nikko Z.”

Nikos Zafeiridis, or Nikko Z., a DJ and music producer born in Greece in 1985, has captured a continent. After studying at the SAE International Institute in Athens, he graduated in 2006 with a degree in Electronic Music Production....

Events in Commemoration of Greek Writer Kazantzakis

The International Society of Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis (DEFNK) is organizing events in South America and also in the Greek writer’s birthplace of Heraklion, Crete to welcome the new year. On January 7, the Spanish translation of Kazantzakis’ “Odyssey” will...