All posts by greeknews

  • Obama Donor George Tsunis Ends Appeal to Be Ambassador to Norway

    Not even $1.3 million dollars could get George Tsunis an ambassadorship in the Obama Administration. The wealthy New York hotelier became the laughing stock of both parties as he fumbled and bumbled his way through the nomination...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • Where are the Women?

    Every wonder where the women are in our community organizations? A glance at the leadership in some of the Greek American community’s local and national organizations reveals the stark truth that as an ethnic group, we still relegate...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • Controversial Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos Visits New York

    The controversial Greek Defense Minister and right-wing partner of the Syriza-controled government in Greece, Panos Kammenos, was in New York City representing the Greek government and making rounds— which included marching in the Greek Independence Day Parade...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • President Obama to Host Greek Independence Day Celebration at White House April 16th

    For the 30th consecutive year, the White House will honor the Greek American community and the American relationship with Greece with a reception to celebrate Greek Independence Day. The President will host prominent Greek Americans, representatives of...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • Welcome to the Greek News Network

    Welcome to the Greek News Network, a new internet news and information site seeking to fill the void of objective news and information related to the Greek community in the United States and abroad. To say we...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • Greek, Cyprus Champion Sen. Bob Melendez Indicted for Fraud, Bribery

    Sen. Robert Menendez, a New Jersey democrat and champion of causes important to Greek and Cypriot Americans, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to 14 criminal counts against him, including eight counts of bribery in his dealings with...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • Chicago’s Greek Star Ceases Publishing After More than a Century in the Community

    Three years after taking over the publishing of Chicago’s Greek Star newspaper, publisher John Vlahakis called it quits— at least for the print edition. In an editorial on the newspaper’s website, he cited national trends away from...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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  • NYC Celebrates Greek Independence in Grand Style with 100,000+ Strong Parade

    Thousands of people from throughout New York City and the world converged to Central Park East along Fifth Avenue on Sunday, March 29th to celebrate the Greek Independence Day parade held every year. The parade celebrated the...

    • Posted April 3, 2015
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