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Sarbanes Secures More Than $48 Million in Federal Funding for Transit Projects in Maryland

Sarbanes Secures More Than $48 Million in Federal Funding for Transit Projects Across Maryland’s Third Congressional District   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.) today secured $48.7 million...

PSEKA President Congratulates the Newly Elected President of the House of Representatives of Cyprus, Annita Demetriou

INTERNATIONAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE JUSTICE FOR CYPRUS June 10, 2021 Press Release Applauds and congratulates the election of Ms. Annita Demetriou as the new President of the House...

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...

Menendez, Rubio Introduce U.S.-Greece Defense and Interparliamentary Partnership Act of 2021

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today was joined by Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) in introducing new legislation to bolster the United...

AHEPA Requests President Biden to Recognize the Greek Genocide

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (Order of AHEPA) sent a formal request to President Joseph Biden, Jr., asking for the United States government...

Congressman Bilirakis Denounces Recent Violence Against Israel

“The recent rocket attacks out of Gaza follow a long history of Hamas targeting innocent civilians in Israel as well as shamefully using women...

Hellenic Caucus Co-Chairs Maloney and Bilirakis Introduce Legislation to Hold Turkey Accountable for Violating the Religious Freedoms

Hellenic Caucus Co-Chairs Maloney and Bilirakis Introduce Legislation to Hold Turkey Accountable for Violating the Religious Freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Greek Orthodox Christians,...

Sarbanes, Kaine, Gillibrand Lead Bicameral Push to Fix PSLF Program and Provide America’s Public Servants with Urgently Needed Student Loan Relief

Lawmakers Urge Biden Education Department and Secretary Cardona to Correct Administrative Errors, Modify Program Restrictions and Crack Down on Predatory Student Loan Servicers WASHINGTON, D.C....

PSEKA Applauds President Biden for Recognizing the long overdue Armenian Genocide Declaration

“A nation that forgets its past has no future” It’s time for Turkey to recognize its human rights violations including the ethnic cleansing of 200,000...

106th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide Formally Recognized by President Biden

April 24th, 2021, is a historic day. President Joe Biden formally recognized the Armenian genocide of 1915 on the 106th Anniversary. St. Illuminator’s Armenian Apostolic...

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...

Senator Spiros Mantzavinos Co-Sponsors a Delaware State Senate Resolution Recognizing March 25th as Greek Independence Day

  SPONSOR: Sen. Mantzavinos, Sens. Hansen, Lockman, Lopez, S. McBride, Pettyjohn,  Pinkney, Sokola, Sturgeon, Townsend, Wilson  DELAWARE STATE SENATE  151st GENERAL ASSEMBLY  SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 8  CELEBRATING MARCH 25,...

Senator Pat Toomey Recognizes Greek Independence Day by Co-Sponsoring a Senate Resolution

Special to the Hellenic News of America Two hundred years ago, the Greek people fought to free themselves from the Ottomans in pursuit of self-governance....

Sarbanes, Welch Lead Effort to Improve Energy Efficiency and Climate Resiliency of Federal Buildings

The Federal Building Clean Jobs Act Would Modernize Hundreds of Federal Facilities, Reduce America’s Carbon Footprint, Create Thousands of Jobs and Save Taxpayers Millions...

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...

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Αύριο ίσως είναι πολύ αργά… 

Είχα τονίσει την περασμένη εβδομάδα ότι «πρέπει να αλλάξουμε μυαλά» για να σώσουμε τον ταλαίπωρο πλανήτη μας. Δύο τρεις μέρες αργότερα δημοσιεύτηκαν στοιχεία που...

Turkey’s Long Persecution Against Pontian Christians

By Uzay Bulut In the Turkish city Trabzon, where few Christians are left, St. Maria Catholic Church has suffered its second attack this year. A...

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,...