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U.S. Rep. Grace Meng Marks 46th Anniversary of Turkish Invasion of Cyprus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the Congressional Hellenic Caucus and House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations,...

Sen. Menendez commemorates 46th Anniversary of Turkey’s illegal invasion of Cyprus

Commemorating the July 20, 1974, Turkish Invasion of Cyprus and Celebrating U.S.-Cyprus Relations  Statement by Senator Bob Menendez Thank you for inviting me to participate in...

AHI says President Trump must act on Turkey’s violation of Greece’s continental shelf

AHI Vehemently Objects to State’s “Disputed Waters” Characterization   The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) has issued the following statement: Turkey has announced that, from July 21 through...

AHI continues to seek justice for Cyprus 46 years later

Nick Larigakis, president of the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) spoke to the publisher of the Hellenic News of America, Aphrodite Kotrotsios on the occasion...

AHI Urges President Trump to Act on Hagia Sophia, Turkey’s Violations of Religious Freedom

AHI calls notion of promoting U.S.-Turkey trade “preposterous” WASHINGTON, DC — American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis wrote to President Donald J. Trump to convey...

AHI Strongly Condemns Erdogan’s Decision to Change Hagia Sophia’s Status

AHI Calls for Vocal U.S. Outrage at this “Sordid Act” WASHINGTON, DC — The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) strongly condemns Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s formal...

Gene Rossides, 92, has passed away

Eugene Telemachus Rossides, 92, died Saturday, May 16, at his home.  “Gene”, as he was known, was a second-generation Greek American, the son of...

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...

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...

AHI Collaborates with Congress to Organize Eastern Mediterranean Energy Developments Briefing

WASHINGTON, DC — Working in collaboration with the House Committee on Foreign Affairs staff, the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) is pleased to announce a congressional...

American Hellenic, American Jewish Groups Hail Fourth Three-Country Leadership Mission

WASHINGTON -- A 22-member delegation of leaders of the American Hellenic and American Jewish organizations completed a fourth, three-country Leadership Mission to Greece, Cyprus and...

Prime Minister and Mrs. Mitsotakis Honored at Washington, DC Lunch with “Omogenia”

Washington, DC, January 14, 2020 – Several of the top national Hellenic and Orthodox organizations came together to co-host a luncheon in honor of...

AHI to President Trump: Commit to Greece’s Security and Economic Development

WASHINGTON, DC — American Hellenic Institute (AHI) President Nick Larigakis wrote to President Donald J. Trump to thank him for inviting Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos...

AHI Applauds Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Action to Impose Sanctions on Turkey

WASHINGTON, DC — The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) applauds the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations for its passage of legislation to impose sanctions on Turkey...

Greece’s Tourism Minister Visits Hellenic House

WASHINGTON, DC —The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) welcomed Greek Minister of Tourism Harry Theoharis to AHI’s Hellenic House, where he met with AHI President...

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Christos Koutsis, Vice President of Investors Bank, has passed away

Christos John Koutsis, 63, of Paramus, formerly of Athens, Greece, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Christos worked for Investors Bank, in Short...

My parents own property in Greece

My parents own property in Greece, but I do not know if they have the right documents to prove their property rights. Also, I...

Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides (1942-2020)

In Memoriam Demetrios Zemenides  1942-2020 The International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides, one of its long-time collaborators in Chicago.  The...

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine Now on Solid Ground as Construction Restarts 

The people close to the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at Ground Zero in New York tend to think of the...

On The Road to Constantinople: Repairs of Hagia Sophia Dome by 10th Century Armenian Architect

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them,” by Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaulti de Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer.1Hagia Sophia...