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John D. Georges now Publisher of Louisiana’s Top Daily

BATON ROUGE, La.- Prominent Greek American John D. Georges, CEO of Georges Enterprises and the Georges Media Group, purchased The Advocate, one of the nation’s oldest and largest local daily newspaper and digital media outlets that currently serves the Louisiana communities of Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette and surrounding parishes. The Advocate was first published […]

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A Greek Saga: From Editor to Baker

By Justine Frangouli-Argyris Unemployment may have hit many industries in Greece but none more so than the realm of the mass media. As the newspaper To Paron reports, approximately 4,800 jobs were lost over the course of the last three years (2009-2012) among the country’s publicly traded media companies and, at the same time, thousands […]

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Turkey Fears Russia Too Much to Intervene in Syria

By Soner Cagaptay Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov visited Ankara on April 17th, but the event went almost unnoticed. Despite deep differences between Ankara and Moscow over Syria, Turkey has refrained from rebuking Moscow. That’s because Turkey fears no country more than it fears Russia.

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Greek Immigrants in Canada: The Twilight of a Generation

By Justine Frangouli-Argyris You can meet them at Rockland Shopping Centre, in the heart of Montreal’s Mount-Royal suburb, every Wednesday afternoon. They are a large group, some 30-odd, with the women seated on one side and the men on the other. Τhe gents reminisce about their youth and the glorious times spent fishing in Cape […]

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Liberal Party Endorses John Catsimatidis for Mayor

New York:  The Liberal Party of New York State today endorsed John Catsimatidis, the successful businessman and independent Republican as their nominee for Mayor of the City of New York. The endorsement was made Tuesday morning at a City Hall area news conference by Liberal Party Chairman Jack Olchin.

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The President of the Republic of Cyprus attends working lunch with the President of Israel

Cyprus is the most reliable neighbor of Israel, said the President of Cyprus Mr. Nicos Anastasiades today, while the President of Israel Mr. Shimon Peres stated that without Cyprus, his country lies far away from Europe.

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Ευχετήριο μήνυμα του Προέδρου Ομπάμα προς τους Ορθοδόξους Χριστιανούς για το Πάσχα

ΝΕΑ ΥΟΡΚΗ – Η Ιερά Αρχιεπισκοπή Αμερικής ανακοίνωσε τη λήψη ενός ιδιαίτερα σημαντικού ευχετήριου μηνύματος του Προέδρου Μπαράκ Ομπάμα και της Πρώτης Κυρίας των Η.Π.Α. κυρίας Μισέλ Ομπάμα επ’ ευκαιρία του Ορθοδόξου Πάσχα.

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“Troika bailout conditions are undermining human rights” (in Greece), warns UN expert on debt and human rights

The prospects of a significant number of Greeks securing an adequate standard of living in line with international human rights standards have been compromised by bailout conditions imposed by Greece’s international lenders, United Nations Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights, Cephas Lumina (photo), warned.

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Mr. President, Please Don’t Let Erdogan Play America, Too

By Stanley A. Weiss WASHINGTON – For a man who has spent the past 14 years as the only inmate of a Turkish island prison on the Sea of Marmara, Abdullah Öcalan knows how to make his voice heard.  Last month, the longtime leader of Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) had a message read […]

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Nikos Mouyiaris: “We Need to Plan for the Future and Help You Become Leaders”

The Elytis Chair Fund at Rutgers University, which was established in 1989 to promote and support the Modern Greek Studies program at the university, got an infusion of support this spring from Nicos Mouyiaris, a successful Cypriot-born cosmetic manufacturer and committed leader to the Greek American Community.

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