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...

Chile Holds 2 Competitions for Greek Youths Abroad

The SAE Central and South America Region is aiming to attract the interest of young Greeks abroad for the “wealth” of the Greek language...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Chile Honors Ancient Greece

Chile found a novel way to pay tribute to Ancient Greece, as from March 7th the metro-station Grecia (Greece) which is situated in the...