George Stravelakis: The Enslaved Greek who Became Ruler of Tunisia
George Stravelakis, sometimes called "Halkias," was an enslaved Greek man from the island of Chios who rose to become the Prime Minister of Tunisia in the 1860s. By Antonis Chaldeos Stravelakis was born in 1817 on the island of Chios. During the...
How Will The Coronavirus Affect The Megacities Of The World?
If you don’t live in one of the gigantic megacities dotted around our globe you might imagine them to resemble a zombie film right now, where all the citizens have fled to the safer rural areas, and their many...
Data Reveals Greek Olive Oil Losing Market Share in Canada
Greek olive oil has been gradually, but steadily, losing its market share in Canada, a report published by the Bureau of Economic and Commercial Affairs of the Greek Consulate of Toronto revealed recently. Between 2013 and 2016, Greek olive oil came...
Greek Olive Oil Prices Drop Despite Demand
Prices of Greek extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) are dropping despite shortages in the 2014 harvest season of other major producers like Spain, France, Italy and Turkey. Even though Greeks are consuming an impressive 18 kilos per capita a year,...
Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria in Tunisia
Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and all Africa visited Tunisia and met with the country's president Moncef Marzouki as well as governmental, religious and diplomatic authorities. Patriarch Theodore was welcomed by Metropolitan Alexios of Carthage, the Ambassador of Greece in Tunis, Anna Korka,...
Greece and European Union Will Stand By Tunisia
“Tunisia plays an important and stabilizing role in the Arab world and the Mediterranean. I assure you that Greece and the European Union will stand by Tunisia’s side, supporting its efforts,” underlined the Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Kyriakos Gerontopoulos...