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US Bans Most Travel from Greece, Ireland, UK as Covid Variant Spreads

The US will ban most travel from Greece, the UK, Ireland and other countries in a bid to stop the further spread of the coronavirus variants that have emerged abroad and already made inroads in the United States, according...

Philhellene Senator Menendez New Chair of Foreign Relations Committee

Philhellene Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) was named the new chairman of the US Senate's powerful Foreign Relations Committee after Democrats took control of both houses of Congress in the November elections. Menendez, a tireless defender of Greece, had chaired the...

US Secretary of State Nominee Blinken says Turkey “Not Acting Like an Ally”

U.S. Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken said in his confirmation hearing this week that Turkey is "not acting like an ally" in what were some of the most pointed words coming out of Washington in the recent past. At...

President Joe Biden Takes Oath of Office in Deeply Divided USA

President Joe Biden took the oath of office in Washington DC on Wednesday, in the middle of a city that was nearly deserted due to pandemic restrictions and crowd-control measures. https://twitter.com/BelovethW/status/1351936216346800130 In place of the typical throngs of people who assemble...

Archbishop Elpidophoros to Offer Prayer at Virtual Presidential Inauguration

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros will offer a prayer at the "Virtual Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service," to be held tomorrow, Wednesday, as Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. An announcement from the Greek Orthodox...

The Greek Painter who Adorned US Capitol with Exquisite Art

The Greek-Italian painter Constantino Brumidi was one of the most influential artists who ever contributed his talents to the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Brumidi, who had an Italian mother, was born in Rome, but his father was a Greek...

Trump: Only US President to be Impeached Twice

President Trump is now the only United States leader to be impeached twice, after Wednesday's historic vote in the House of Representatives. But his trial in the Senate will not happen until after Joe Biden, a Democrat, is inaugurated as...

US State Department Welcomes Greece-Turkey Exploratory Talks

A US State Department spokesperson on Tuesday said that the United States welcomed the restarting of the long-awaited exploratory talks between Greece and Turkey, which will begin on January 25 in Ankara. The spokesperson said that the United States supports ...

Greek-American Leaders Criticize Capitol Riot, Call for Unity

Greek-American leaders expressed their disapproval of Wednesday's demonstration and riot in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, asking for unity and calling for the violence and lawlessness to stop immediately. “Let us pray for a united United States. Let us pray for...