Miguel Politis Jaramis Passes Away

A major Greek figure of Chile, Mr. Miguel Politis Jaramis or simply “Michalis” for the ones who loved him passed away at the age...

New Historical & Sociological Book Released: “Greeks in Chile”

A systematic 15 years of  research even in the cemeteries of the most remote town of Chile, regarding information on Greeks, dating from 1536,  and more recent...

Metro Station in Chile Made Like Museum of Greek Civilization

The 'Grecia' metro station in Santiago, Chile could easily be called a small museum of Greek civilization where passengers can admire the exhibits. The underground...

Chile Promotes Greek Dance Lessons

Very productive Greek dance classes took place in Chile, in Punta Arena by the Greek community. M. Rapanaki taught teenagers and adults traditional Greek...

An Encounter with the Greeks of Chile

By Alex Billinis* I spent the summer of 1996 studying and working in Chile, as part of a law school exchange program. As always...

Chile Holds 2 Competitions for Greek Youth

The SAE Central and South America Region decided to carry out two competitions, addressed to children and adolescents of Greek origin, aged between 10...

8.8 Earthquake in Chile Shakes Community of 100,000 Greeks

Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that they communicated with the Greek embassy in Chile, although the communication was very difficult after Saturday's 8.8-magnitude...

Youth Network SAE Organizes Photo Contest on Hellenism in Chile

Youth Network SAE Latin America is organizing a photo contest revolving around the idea of Hellenism in Latin America. The contest aims at providing the...

2 Cretans Assist in Rescue of Chilean Miners!

Two Greeks from Crete, Mixalis Proestakis and his nephew Igor, helped the rescue of the Chilean miners. Their efforts focused in opening pipelines and...

Greeks of Chile Safe and Sound after Earthquake

The Greek authorities were deeply concerned about the well-being of approximately 5,000 Greeks who live in Chile, after a tremendous earthquake with a magnitude...