DIASPORA


Dr Eleftherios Diamandis (left), head of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, and Dr Ioannis Prassas, professor of molecular biology and staff scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital.
INNOVATION

A team of Greek researchers at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute in Toronto, Canada, have developed an easy-to-use diagnostic test for Covid-19, suitable for testing large numbers of people, such as students, industrial workers and nursing home workers. 


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DIASPORA

The government is preparing an online registry for Greeks living abroad in a bid to strengthen diaspora ties with the homeland as well as enhance public diplomacy and nation branding, Kathimerini has learned.


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DIPLOMACY

On the occasion of Greece’s Independence Day, and this year’s bicentennial anniversary commemorating the beginning of the Greek War of Independence, it is an honor for me as Canada’s ambassador to extend my warmest congratulations and best wishes to the people of the Hellenic Republic.



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1821 ANNIVERSARY

On the occasion of the bicentennial of the Greek War of Independence, the White House organized an online get-together with President Joe Biden and prominent members of the Greek-American Community Thursday.



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US

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) paid homage to the American support to the Greek War of Independence on March 13 by reenacting the Greek Ball that was held on February 27, 1827. 

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1821 ANNIVERSARY

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (ΑΗΕΡΑ) honored in Annapolis, Maryland, the revolutionary hero John M. Allen, a midshipman of the United States Navy, who fought in the Greek Revolution of 1821.