Bureaucratic Obstacles Make Voting Plan for Greeks Abroad a Meaningless Gesture

Greek political parties seemingly reached a consensus on Tuesday regarding the parameters of proposed legislation which will allow Greek expatriates to vote from their country...

Will Greece Finally Enforce Its Anti-Smoking Laws Now?

A majority of Greek lawmakers on Tuesday voted in favor of the new anti-smoking bill - the third such legislation passed in Greece in...

Why is the Right to Vote for Diaspora Greeks So Controversial?

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is to meet with party leaders on Friday for crucial discussions on the right of Greeks living abroad to vote...

What Might Turkish Offensive in Syria Mean for Greece?

The agreement between the United States and Turkey allowing the Turkish Army to advance in northern Syria and create a safety zone to supposedly...

The Enduring Philoxenia of the Greek People

By Andrew Tzembelicos Though I’ve become well-acquainted with Greek hospitality over the last seven years, having spent considerable time in the country, including living in...

The Island of Santorini Now in Urgent Need of Sustainable Tourism

“Bringing companies, consumers, and communities together is our best chance to protect destinations and ecosystems for future generations." - Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex By...

After 45 Years, Anniversary of Founding of PASOK More a Memorial than a Celebration

Ever since the 1980s, September 3rd has been celebrated by many Greeks as the day the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) was established by the...

Erdogan is Photographed in Front of Divided Aegean Map

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues his provocative, expansionist rhetoric against Greece and Cyprus, this time by being photographed in front of a map depicting...

Athens as a Green Global Capital

By Marnie McGregor On August 25, 2019,  Kostas Bakoyannis was sworn in as Mayor of Athens, Greece. Νaturally, as the leader of Greece’s largest city,...

Greece Can Learn Invaluable Lessons on Battling Wildfires

By Andrew Tzembelicos Last year, I was closely involved in writing a report for the Government of British Columbia following the devastating 2017 wildfire season...

An Ode to Santorini’s Silent Workers: The Donkeys and Mules that Built Greece’s Paradise

By Michael Ermogenis* There is no excuse for animal abuse, exploitation or cruelty. Let’s just state that up front, so there is no confusion about...

How Will Turkey’s Purchase of the S-400 Affect Relations With Greece?

Turkey received its first shipment of an advanced Russian missile defense system earlier this month, ignoring repeated warnings from Washington and fueling concerns about...

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