Greece Strengthens Ties with Uruguay Diaspora in First Visit of Greek FM
Greece seeks to strengthen its ties with Uruguay and the Greek diaspora in the South American country with the first-ever visit by a Greek foreign affairs minister. Uruguay is a country of philhellenes. Ancient Greece features prominently in the South...
Mural of Greek Revolution Hero Bouboulina in Uruguay
A stunning mural of Laskarina Bouboulina, the heroic figure from the Greek War of Independence, now graces the streets of Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay. The painting of the heroine of the Greek Revolution is found at the entrance...
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.”
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.
Uruguay: The Little South American Country with Many Philhellenes
Statue of Socrates in front of National Library One can say that Uruguay is a country of philhellenes, as out of the 3,500,000 million people living there, at least 6,000 people speak fluent Greek as if it is their mother...
Greece's Tsipras Predicts World Cup Winner (video)
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made his prediction on the team he expects to lift the World Cup in Russia during an informal chat with journalists. Tsipras surprised everybody by saying: "If I had to make a risky prediction, I...
Copycats Jump on Santorini's Brand (photos)
The Greek island of Santorini has become such a strong brand in tourism that other countries have started using its name to market their cities to tourists. In Turkey, Latin America and the Far East, towns and new housing developments...
World Cup Knockout Stage: The 8 games of the Final 16
After a record of 136 goals in the first 48 games, tomorrow the World Cup is taking it's final 16 teams to the knockout stage where usually the surprise teams collapse and the favorites stand. Let's take a...
Greek Former PM George Papandreou on Marijuana: "Legalize it"
In an article entitled “An innovative approach to the use of marijuana,” which was uploaded on Mr. George Papandreou’s personal website, the former Prime Minister of Greece congratulates Uruguay’s government on how it handled the issue of marijuana’s legalization. In...
Asia Minor Catastrophe Recalled in Uruguay
A commemorative event entitled Smyrna - Asia Minor, 90 Years of Memory, 1922-2012 was organized by the Greek Community of Uruguay paying tribute to the memory of the victims of the Asia Minor Catastrophe. The idea behind the event was...