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...

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...

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...

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...

Greek Community in Chile needs support

The Greek community's building in Santiago has sustained serious damage as a result of the powerful earthquake that struck Chile late last month. The extent...

Events in Commemoration of Greek Writer Kazantzakis

The International Society of Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis (DEFNK) is organizing events in South America and also in the Greek writer’s birthplace of Heraklion,...

Famous Chilean Professor on Greek Culture

  The famous Chilean professor, Miguel Castillo Didier in a recent interview talked about the importance of Greek culture. Didier stated that Greece, although it is...

Chile Holds Greek Proverbs Competition

Young people aged 10 to 18 participated in the original competition of Greek proverbs. The participants come from Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. The competition...

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...

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...