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The Only Greek School in Latin America

The Atenea Institute in Panama, which is the only Greek school in Latin America, has become the focal point for academic excellence.

The Top Google Searches of 2023

On Monday, the California tech giant, Google, shared its "Year in Search," a summary of the topics most searched for globally in 2023. These include both fun pop culture topics, such as the famous Barbenheimer, and tragic moments, including goodbyes...

Ancient Gymnasium Unearthed in Oasis Shows Impact of Greek Life in Egypt

In 2017, when the ruins of an ancient Greek gymnasium were discovered in an oasis of a desert in Egypt, archaeologists said that it was the first of its kind. The Watfa gymnasium that was used to train young Greek-speaking...

The First President of Argentina Was Greek

Few people know today that the first president of the unified Republic of Argentina was of Greek descent. Bartolome Mitre Martinez was born on June 26, 1821 in Buenos Aires to a Greek family whose last name was originally...

The Amazing Story of the Greek Community of San Andres, Peru

People living in the small town of San Andres, Peru, have Greeks to thank for the fact that they exist today. By Stratos Doukakis Because of a few Greek sailors and the local women they married, they have lived to tell...

OXI Day in Uganda Marks Eternal Struggle for Freedom and Justice

The anniversary of OXI Day, the day in October 1940 when the Greek people refused to bow to the Italian request to conquer their nation, is always a cause of celebration throughout the world where Hellenism has set root. For...

What Caused the Untimely Death of Alexander the Great?

The untimely death of Alexander the Great on June 10, 323 B.C. in Babylon has long been a topic of hot debate by historians. The leading theories as to what killed the 33-year-old warrior—infection, alcoholism, or murder—still don't explain the...

Venezuela’s New Sparta, A Gem of the Caribbean

Located off the northeast Caribbean coast of Venezuela is a state with the surprising name of "Nueva Esparta," or "New Sparta."

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...

The Greeks of Bogota, Colombia

Bogota, the capital of Colombia and a sprawling mega-city of almost ten million inhabitants, is home to a grand total of approximately 150 Greeks. With its rich history, vibrant arts scene, and breathtaking landscapes, Bogota offers visitors a unique and...