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Moray & Agnew Lawyers among the best in Asia Pasific Legal directory

By |2022-01-20T23:46:24+03:00January 20th, 2022|Diaspora|

Headed by Greek Community of Melbourne leader Bill Papastergiadis, Moray & Agnew Lawyers Melbourne, has been ranked amongst the leading firms in this year’s Legal 500 Asia Pacific Directory in services provided in the separate areas of Construction, Insurance, Real Estate, and Labour & Employment. Legal 500 is a leading directory of law firms in [...]

Chicago: Giannis’ bus

By |2021-12-08T08:09:15+03:00December 8th, 2021|Diaspora|

The best birthday gift for the "Greek Freek".  Bus route 34 in Milwaukee was named after Giannis Antetokounmpo @Giannis_An34  to honor his offer to Milwaukee Bucks and the community on social justice issues. To celebrate the birthday of Milwaukee's MVP the entire team of the Consulate of Greece in Chicago travelled to Milwaukee to wave the [...]

The Hellenic Institute of Advanced Studies

By |2021-12-05T12:11:09+03:00December 2nd, 2021|Diaspora|

The inaugural event of the Hellenic Institute of Advanced Studies (HIAS) took place on December 1st, 2021. The event took place under the auspices of the Consulate General of Greece in Boston and one of the main topics on the agenda was "Robotics in Greece". The Hellenic Institute of Advanced Studies (HIAS) was founded by [...]

First-hand accounts from the Greek community in Libya

By |2021-10-30T21:59:12+03:00October 30th, 2021|Diaspora|

by George Philipas For a handful of Greeks now left in a country that once boasted some three or four thousand back in the 1970s, the re-opening of the embassy in Tripoli in April 2021 and the Consulate in Benghazi in July was a seemingly subdued affair. It delivered the intended message but one that [...]

George Tsunis to be nominated next US ambassador to Greece

By |2021-10-09T11:55:46+03:00October 9th, 2021|Diaspora|

President Joe Biden announced plans to nominate George Tsunis, an influential Democratic fundraiser and hotelier, to be his envoy to Greece.  Tsunis is the son of first-generation Greek immigrants to the U.S., and has served on the boards and committees of several Greek and Hellenic organizations. Tsunis speaks Greek and he and his wife both [...]

Australia and Greece to discuss double taxation treaty

By |2021-09-28T07:22:46+03:00September 28th, 2021|Diaspora|

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) has long acknowledged that fairness in taxation and reducing the tax burden is essential for any Greek Australian wishing to invest in Greece. The imposition of taxation by both countries when one invests in Greece has been an issue of concern at many levels for both countries. This includes [...]

A new chapter in Greek-African relations or a flash in the pan?

By |2021-09-01T20:58:02+03:00September 2nd, 2021|Diaspora|

by George Philipas When Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias heralded a new chapter in relations between Africa and Greece to a gathered host of African ambassadors for Africa Day to mark the establishment of the African Union late last month, it hardly made waves. Statements of good intention towards the oft-neglected continent are nothing [...]

Donald Kagan, leading ancient Greece historian, died at 89

By |2021-08-13T12:59:11+03:00August 13th, 2021|Diaspora|

Donald Kagan, a prominent classical scholar, contentious defender of traditional education and architect of neo-conservative foreign policy, has died at age 89. Kagan, a professor emeritus at Yale University and father of historians Robert and Frederick Kagan, died Aug. 6 at a retirement home in Washington, D.C. Donald Kagan was a Lithuanian native, raised in [...]

Stephen G. Miller, the “proud lion” of Nemea, dies

By |2021-08-11T17:17:35+03:00August 11th, 2021|Diaspora|

The great archaeologist and philhellene, professor Stephen G. Miller has died, aged 79. In 1973, Professor Miller has been appointed Director of Excavations at the site of Ancient Nemea under the auspices of the University of California at Berkeley. As Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens from 1982-1987 and leader of [...]

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