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Crete’s Minoan Theater: A Reinvestment in Excellence and Spirit

By Phil Butler, Editor of Argophilia Travel News An act of love by a Cretan woman named Anna Bastakis has given wings to a culture...

Opinion: Greece’s Next Chapter

By Andrew Tzembelicos Now that Greece is beyond the July 7 national election, it has entered a new chapter in its history. That calls for charting...

RADAR Dyslexia Initiative to Screen School Children on Crete

By Phil Butler The innovative education software platform RADAR just announced its latest initiative, called “Defeat Dyslexia,” in cooperation with the Hellenic Mediterranean University and the...

Who is Responsible for Letting Turkey Influence Greek Muslim Minority in Thrace?

This editorial was published in Hellas Journal in Greek by Nikos Meletis The Greek State is perpetuating the mistake of allowing Turkey to use the Greek...

Turkey’s War Games Off Cyprus Alarm the US

*This editorial was originally published in Greek in Hellas Journal  by Michail Ignatiou The international community, with the United States in the lead, is taking action to...

Greek Indifference to Albanian “State Mafia” Targeting Hellenic Minority

*This editorial piece was originally published in Greek in Hellas Journal  by Giorgos Harvalias  It is noteworthy how insensitive Greek politicians are to the ongoing maltreatment...

Unique Taxi Service Offers Customers a Side of Greek Philoxenia with Their Ride

By Sylvia Klimaki Philoxenia is the Greek word synonymous with "hospitality" (it is literally translated as “friend to a stranger”) but it has a deeper,...

My Dad Was a CIA Spy in Greece — But Not a Thug

by Leslie Absher When I was just a baby, my father was sent to Greece for his first field assignment with the CIA. It was...

New Park Dedicated to Yuri Gagarin Opens in Heraklion, Crete

By Phil Butler Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura joined four famous Russian cosmonauts and Crete officials as she dedicated the new Yuri Gagarin Park in...

Teenage Greek-American Fashion Designer Launches in Greece (video)

Despina Kotsis, of MINX NYC, who is making waves in the fashion world designing her own  “Greek-centric” -- inspired streetwear brand, came to Greece recently...

Groundbreaking Digital Dyslexia Screening Going Public in Greece

By Phil Butler* A pioneering method, dubbed RADAR, which diagnoses dyslexia will soon be available in selected municipal centers across Greece and Cyprus. Developed by an...

Crete’s Minoan Treasures Are Still in UNESCO Limbo

By Phil Butler* It has been called “Europe’s oldest city.” The Palace at Knossos on Crete was the center of European culture from before 2800...

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