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AHEPA Welcomes Legislation Aimed to Bolster U.S.-Greece Defense Partnership

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA) welcomes the introduction of bipartisan legislation aimed to bolster the United States’ defense partnership with...

Greek Freedom: Remembering the Junta Years

By Dr. Robert Zaller, Distinguished University Professor of History at Drexel University, Special to the Hellenic News of America  Everyone remembers their first visit to...

Hellenic Caucus Co-Chairs Maloney & Bilirakis Reintroduce Resolution Calling on the U.K. to Return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, ahead of the 200th anniversary of Greece’s independence, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Co-Chair and Co-Founder of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic...

Why Turkey’s claims on Greek islands are without any legal basis

By Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos, Ambassador at honorem, IHA Member   The Lausanne Peace Treaty with Turkey, the Agreement between Italy and Turkey of January 4, 1932, the...

Greek and Cypriot American organizations receive response from the National Security Council on Varosha Beach

The National Security Council (NSC) responded to an October 30, 2020, joint letter supported by AHEPA and several Greek and Cypriot American organizations that...

The destruction of civilization, the other side of the Conqueror and conquest

By Ioannis Mpaltzois There are more mosques in Turkey than there are schools. To the existing 84,684 mosques, one more was added. Hagia Sophia became...

The American Hellenic Institute announces the passing of its founder and former president, Eugene (Gene) T. Rossides

It is with profound sadness the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) announces the passing of its founder and former president, Eugene (Gene) T. Rossides, who...

Ιστορία μου, αμαρτία μου: Η Procter & Gamble (Ελλάς) διαφημίζεται σε τουρκοσειρές

Η Procter & Gamble (P&G) είναι μια αμερικανική πολυεθνική εταιρία καταναλωτικών αγαθών με έδρα στο Οχάιο των  ΗΠΑ. Σύμφωνα με οικονομικά στοιχεία που ανακοινώθηκαν...

Identity Politics and the Cyprus Issue

By:  Demetra Demetriou  Identity politics has always lied at the core of the Cyprus issue. Formerly set on religion and ethnonationalism, ethnic identities on the...

AHI Urges U.S. Government to Keep Engaged on the Border Crisis

WASHINGTON, DC — American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo out of concern the international community will lose...

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou addresses the Greek Diaspora on the occasion of March 25th

My dear countrymen, Greek and Greeks abroad, It is with great pleasure that I address today to you, the Greek Greeks, for the first time since...

Supreme President responds to New York Times Article on Border Crisis

ORDER OF AHEPA March 12, 2020  Letters to the Editor New York Times 620 Eighth Avenue New York, N.Y. 10018  Dear Editor:  The reporting of Greek-Turkish border incidents...

Erdogan Unchecked

By CDR Demetries Andrew Grimes, USN Ret. The UN, EU, NATO, have all remained silent as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government coordinates the largest...

Statement from Congressman Bilirakis on the Refugee Crisis in Greece

“Turkey’s actions to open its borders and allow the unmitigated flow of refugees to Greece in disproportionate numbers is creating an untenable situation and...

Statement on Greek-Turkish Border Migration Crisis

WASHINGTON -- Supreme President George G. Horiates has issued the following statement: AHEPA staunchly backs Greece's right to defend its borders as a new surge in migrant...

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Ο στρίγκλος που έγινε για λίγο αρνάκι 

«Δεν θέλω να συναντηθώ με τον Κυρ. Μητσοτάκη γιατί οι Έλληνες σκότωσαν πρόσφυγες. Τα σύνορά μας δεν κλείνουν και δεν θα συζητήσουμε άλλο αυτό...

Church Forgives $3.5 Million Medical Debt for 2,200 Families

The Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Webster, MA is culminating its centennial celebration by giving back in a major way. It...

The Genocidal Birth of Modern Turkey

By Dr. Robert Zaller, Professor The word “genocide,” describing the systematic physical or cultural destruction of a people, was coined in 1944 by a lawyer,...