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Ianos: Three Dead in Thessaly; Widespread Destruction Around the Country

Since it made landfall in Greece on Thursday, the rare Mediterranean hurricane Ianos has caused the deaths of three people in Thessaly and widespread...

Medicane Ianos Lashes Kefalonia, Ithaca, and Zakynthos, Causing Floods, Blackouts, Fallen Trees

The Ionian islands Kefalonia, Ithaca and Zakynthos found themselves in the vortex of the severe weather system "Ianos" during Thursday night, with power outages...

Greece’s Ionian Islands Brace for Hurricane-Force Winds of Medicane “Ianos”

The Civil Protection Secretariat of Greece's Ionian Islands issued a warning on Thursday urging the restriction of people's movement on the island of Zakynthos beginning...

Unusually High Numbers of Loggerhead Sea Turtle Nests in Mediterranean This Year

According to ARCHELON, The Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece, 2020 has seen an unusually high number of loggerhead sea turtle nests in waters...

Seventy-three Migrants in Damaged Boat Rescued Off Greece’s Western Coast

Greek authorities announced that a damaged boat filled with 73 migrants and two alleged migrant smugglers was rescued off the coast of the island...

All Passengers to Self Isolate After Virus Cases Detected on Zakynthos Flight

At least seven cases of the coronavirus have been identified among the 193 passengers and crew on a TUI flight from the Greek island...

Greece Imposes Restrictions on Lesvos, Zakynthos as Covid Cases Multiply

271 new cases of Covid-19 in the country, and 5 new deaths, announced Greek health officials on Friday. These numbers follow the trend of...

Coronavirus: Greece Closes Schools, Theaters, Cinemas in Achaea, Zante and Elis

Greek authorities announced on Wednesday evening that emergency preventative measures will be taken in three counties in the West of the country amid Covid19...

The Unimaginable Bravery of the Men Who Saved the Greek Jews of Zakynthos

The Greek island of Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is famous all across the world for its splendid natural beauty and the incomparable hospitality...

Women of Zakynthos Create Giant Crocheted Christmas Tree (video)

A group of women on the Greek island of Zakynthos spent a great deal of their free time this past year painstakingly crocheting squares...
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Greece’s Zakynthos Island Honors Patron Saint Dionysios (video)

Hundreds of faithful flocked to the Metropolis of the Greek island of Zakynthos on Tuesday to mark the feast day of Saint Dionysios, the...

Moderate Earthquake Hits Near Greece’s Zakynthos

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale hit near the Ionian island of Zakynthos on Thursday morning. According to the Athens Geodynamic Institute the...

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