COVID-19 vs. The People: Acknowledging Our Long-Term Relationship

By Katya Mavrelli, Seven months or so ago, no one would have expected the current coronavirus pandemic to unfold as it has. Few believed that countries would be re-entering lockdowns and, certainly, even less expected government limitations of movement and travelling for yet another indefinite period of time. Were we delusional when we evaluated the … Περισσότερα

AHEPA congratulates President-elect Biden

AHEPA congratulates President-elect Biden Greek-American organization AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) has issued a statement congratulating President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Supreme President George G. Horiates said on behalf of AHEPA: “We congratulate President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their election. We look forward to working … Περισσότερα

Panagia Sumela Monastery frescoes destroyed in Turkey (photos)

The authorities say no damage was done Vandals defaced and damaged priceless Byzantine frescoes in the Holy Monastery of Panagia Sumela in Trabzon, on the coast of northeast Turky. Sumela Monastery is a Greek Orthodox monastery dedicated to the Virgin Mary and attracts many pilgrims and tourists every year on her feast day on August … Περισσότερα

Greece 2nd in the world in “Blue Flags” (video-complete list of Greek blue flags)

Chalkidiki is on the top in Greece with the most flags Greece ranks 2nd in the world among 47 countries in terms of blue flags, with 497 award-winning beaches, 14 marinas and 6 tourist boats. The announcement of the results was made public by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (HSPN), which is … Περισσότερα

March 25th: Greek fighter jets & helicopters fly over Syntagma Square in honour of the Greek Revolution (videos)

The Greek President & the PM laid a wreath at the Monument to the Unknown Soldier The President of the Hellenic Republic Caterina Sakellaropoulou and the Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis are laying a wreath at the Monument to the Unknown Soldier on the occasion of the Greek Revolution of the 25th of March. Due to … Περισσότερα

Migrant Crisis: The 18 Fake News of the last days (video)

Don’t believe everything you read, Turkey is conducting PsyOps against Greece & Europe Beyond the tension at its border with Turkey, Greece is confronted with a plethora of fake news that has been circulating ever since Recep Tayyip Erdogan decided to open his country’s border. At the same time, there are a number of cases … Περισσότερα

Turkish military vehicles escort buses with migrants – Turkish police throws tear gases against Greek Security Forces! (videos)

The situation in Kastanies, Evros, remains critical, with clashes raging and thousands of migrants on the scene. Turkey not only fails to comply with the obligations as they derive from its agreement with the EU, but also sends – as it has threatened – illegal immigrants to Europe through Greece, assisting them in their movements. … Περισσότερα

A truth from the past: EU should “undermine national homogeneity” says UN migration chief

“A shift from states selecting migrants to migrants selecting states” In light of the recent events, an old (2012) BBC article gives us an understanding of what we are experiencing today, how we ended up to this position and what the objectives are regarding the refugee and illegal immigration crisis in Europe: The EU should … Περισσότερα

Disturbing Washington Post Op-ed: “Give the Elites a bigger say in choosing the President”!

It suggests that the process of choosing the nominee be taken from the people & returned to the politicians! The Washington Post is taking criticism for an op-ed published Tuesday by Marquette University political science professor Julia Azari, titled: “It’s time to give the elites a bigger say in choosing the president.” Citing the “rocky start” to … Περισσότερα

A multi-million dollar scandal: The Red Crescent in the grip of the Erdoğan family

The Red Crescent Movement has a long tradition in Turkey, dating back to the Ottoman Empire. The world’s best-known relief organization aids people in Turkey mainly in cases of natural disasters, for instance earthquakes, but also conflicts, such as in northern Syria. The Red Crescent Movement has always enjoyed great popularity in Turkish society. The … Περισσότερα