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Greek Diaspora Struggles to Maintain Ties to Homeland in Coronavirus Times

By Sean Mathews As the coronavirus drags on and lockdown fatigue increases, Dino Gerousis says he has found himself dreaming of the small fishing villages...

Phenomenal Mobilization by Greek Diaspora to Support Greece, Counter Erdogan’s Propaganda

The Greek diaspora throughout the world has united as one to defend the territorial integrity of Greece and counter Turkish propaganda, as thousands of...

Greek Diaspora from US, Canada Offer Hygeine Products Worth €1 Million to Chios Island

A container that was full of sanitary products worth one million euros was shipped to Chios island by members of the Greek diaspora from...

Diaspora Couple Offers €1,000 For Each Baby Born in Kandila, Western Greece

A surprising announcement was made public on Thursday concerning the residents of the small town of Kandila, in Greece's Aetolia-Acarnania region. The local council of...

President Pavlopoulos Sends Annual Christmas Message to Diaspora Greeks

Prokopios Pavlopoulos, the President of the Hellenic Republic, recently sent his official Christmas message to all the Greeks around the world who are not currently...

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...

Agreement Reached on Voting Plan for Greeks Abroad; Postal Vote Shelved

Political parties reached a consensus on Tuesday on a draft of new legislation that will allow Greek expatriates to vote from their country of...

Government Proposal for Greek Expat Vote Raises Hope for Unanimous Support

The Greek Minister of the Interior Takis Theodorikakos sent a letter on Friday to all Parliamentary parties explaining the basic elements of the draft...

Greek Government Creates Bipartisan Committee Over Greek Diaspora Vote

Greece's Ministry of the Interior will soon establish a bipartisan committee to discuss the technicalities of the bill which aims to grant suffrage rights...

Hopes for Compromise as Party Leaders Meet With PM Mitsotakis on Diaspora Vote

The series of meetings held by PM Mitsotakis with parliamentary party leaders concluded late in the afternoon on Friday, raising hopes that there could...

Government, Opposition Clash Over Greek Diaspora Vote

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis described on Thursday a proposal submitted by main opposition party SYRIZA on the ability of diaspora Greeks to vote in...

Bill Granting Voting Rights to Greeks Living Abroad Ready By October

Greek Minister of the Interior Takis Theodorikakos announced on Monday that the government's bill which grants Greek citizens who live abroad the right to vote...

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