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...

Elafonisos Fire Rekindled, Fire Service Fights in 2 Fronts

The fire that broke out on Saturday on Elafonisos island was rekindled, while the second front of blazes appeared on Sunday afternoon. Due to the...

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...

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...

Greece-US Relations to Remain Solid Assures US Ambassador to Athens

(This is a translation of an opinion piece written by Michail Ignatiou in the Hellas Journal) The United States Ambassador to Athens is, without a...

How Greece’s Political Landscape Changes After the Election

July 8, 2019 finds Greece turning the page, as the political landscape changed radically after the results of Sunday's election. Greece leaves four and a...

10 Reasons Why Tsipras will Lose the Greek Elections

As a politician, Alexis Tsipras climbed too high, too soon. He became the leader of SYRIZA (Coalition of the Radical Left) party at an...

Greek PM Tsipras Grip on Power About to End

With only days left before Sunday's national elections in Greece, the conservative New Democracy party looks likely to be the winner, ousting the first...

Turkey Ramps up Tension Across the Eastern Mediterranean

Ankara continues its aggressive behavior in the eastern Mediterranean, demanding a piece of the hydrocarbon pie inside Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone, while at the...

Greek People Haven’t Forgotten Controversial Prespa Agreement of One Year Ago

One year ago, the government of Alexis Tsipras, with the support of Panos Kammenos, signed the controversial Prespa agreement, giving the small Balkan country north of Greece the...

Varoufakis Comeback Poses New Threat to Greece’s Tsipras

Yanis Varoufakis was the surprise of the recent European parliamentary elections, with his party, called "Democracy in Europe Movement 2025" (DiEM25), coming only a...

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