Monthly Archives: July 2013

EU-Armenian Talks “Substantive Completion” Announced by Policy Chief Catherine Ashton

The European Union has announced the “substantive completion” of its negotiations with Armenia on an Association Agreement which it says will bring the country much closer to Europe. The EU’s foreign and security chief, Catherine Ashton, and enlargement commissioner, Stefan … Continue reading

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We Should Support Our Schools (conclusion from last week)

It is a heavy burden to keep our schools operating if we want to continue our heritage and ethnicity in the Diaspora at the same time educating our your and meet the requirements of everyday life. The issue is funding … Continue reading

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Yeghiayan, Kabateck, and Geragos Amicably Resolve Their Differences

GLENDALE – The Law Office of Vartkes Yeghiayan, the firm of Kabateck Brown Kellner and the firm of Geragos and Geragos, jointly announced that they have amicably resolved their differences which arose from the settlement of Armenian Genocide in the … Continue reading

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USAID Grants Armenia $3.7 Million to Finance Economic Development Program

YEREVAN – United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide Armenia with $3.7 million to finance a four-year “Finance for Economic Development” (FED) program designed to raise the availability of financial resources to the real sector. USAID Mission Chief … Continue reading

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Ghazaros Bodossian Donates $150,000 to AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School

NEW YORK – Bodossian and Nazarian families of Southern California made a $150,000 donation to the AGBU Manoogia-Demirdjian School in Reseda, California. The gift, which was made from the family’s estate, is a tribute to the memory of Ghazaros’ wife … Continue reading

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We Should Support Our Schools

Ethnic groups try to survive in large and dominant cultures outside of their homeland. Every nation has accepted members of other groups, and many people have left their own countries and have migrated to other countries having a dream that … Continue reading

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US Firm Contracted to Assist in Armenian Aviation Reform

By Hovannes Shoghikian The Armenian government has hired a U.S consulting company to offer advice on its plans to open up Armenia’s aviation sector to more domestic and foreign airlines. The government’s National Competitiveness Foundation signed a corresponding agreement with … Continue reading

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Armenian Genocide Museum to Open in Uruguay

The presentation of the project of the Armenian Genocide Museum in Uruguay was launched in Wednesday, July 17th. The project was organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture and Centennial Commemoration Organizations of Uruguay. The Museum will be the … Continue reading

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AGBU Received $13,259,680 in 2012 from its Supporters

Over $800,000 Raised in Support of Syrian Armenians NEW YORK – Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Central Board announced that during 2012 a total of $13,259,680 were donated to the organization by contributors appreciating the widespread philanthropic, social, medical, humanitarian, … Continue reading

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More Syrians Move to Armenia; the Number has Reached 10,000

By Lilit Harutunian YEREVAN – Armenians from Syria have continued to take refuge in Armenia in recent months, raising to around 10,000 the number of such people currently living in their ancestral homeland, a government official in Yerevan said. Lusine … Continue reading

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