Monthly Archives: April 2012

Closee to $25,000 March in Hollywood on Armenian Genocide Day

HOLLYWOOD — The 97th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was observed by the United young Armenians in Hollywood in a well-organized march in Hollywood. This was the 12th year that the UYA held such an event drawing the largest crowd … Continue reading

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Armenian Assembly Calls on President Obama to Affirm the Armenian Genocide on April 24th

Statement on President Barack Obama’s Address at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum WASHINGTON — Today, President Barack Obama, speaking at the United States Holocaust Museum as part of the nation’s Days of Remembrance activities, stressed the importance of teaching … Continue reading

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Abp. Moushegh Mardirossian Unanimously Re-Elected to a Four Year Fifth Term as Prelate

LA CRESCENTA — On Friday, April 20, 2012, H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian was unanimously re-elected to a fifth four year term as Prelate during the second session of the 40th Representatives Assembly. During the day’s two sessions, delegated, discussed and … Continue reading

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Baku Keeps Stalling Talks Ex Co-Chair Kazimirov Says

YEREVAN — On Wednesday, the former Russian co-chairman of the OSCE Minsk Group Vladimir Kazimirov, blamed officials in Baku for the current stalemate in the Nagorno-Karabakh. Speaking at a conference marking the 20th anniversary of the Russian-Armenian diplomatic relations, Kazimirov … Continue reading

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Dr. Armen Orujyan is UN Digital Development Commissioner

LOS ANGELES — Armen Orujyan PhD. Founder and CEO of Athgo Corporation, has joined the United Nations’ venerated Broadband Commission for Digital Development as a Commissioner. The Commission, founded by the international Telecommunication Union (ITU) and UNESCO, comprises a select … Continue reading

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Why Should Armenians Go to EU Courts?

The Armenian government must compensate certain Armenian citizens in the amount of 63,545 euros $120,000 and 29,250 million AMD (Armenian dram) according to a verdict by the European court to cases brought to the EU Court of Human Rights. The … Continue reading

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Armenia Wants to be Part of NATO, UK Ambassador Says

YEREVAN — The Center for Globalization and Regional Cooperation held a conference on Friday April 13th, dedicated to Armenia-NATO relations. “NATO is a serious structure; therefore, our public should be informed about he objectives and functions of this and other … Continue reading

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Watertown Billboard Urges Obama to Recognize the Armenian Genocide

WATERTOWN — During the month of April 2012, Peace of Art, Inc. is displaying the commemorative billboard of Armenian Genocide on Mount Auburn and Arsenal Streets in Watertown, MA, with the message “Mr. President, Don’t Turn your Back! Recognize the … Continue reading

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2011 Revenue from Gold Export was $196 Million

Russian GeoProMining Firm Plans to Triple Gold Production in Armenia A Russian company exploiting Armenia’s largest gold mines has reported a sharp rise in output last year and pledge to raise production levels further after modernizing its gold smelter in … Continue reading

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Clinton: U.S Support for Javakhk is Strong

WASHINGTON: United State Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the administration of President Barack Obama remains committed to “significant assistance resources toward programs that benefit the Samstke-Javakheti region of Georgia.” The region, home to Georgia’s latest Armenia Diaspora, has for … Continue reading

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