Monthly Archives: November 2017

$12.5 Million Raised During the 2017 Telethon

A total of $12,505,456 has been raised in donations and pledges at the 20th annual Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s Telethon 2017 held in Los Angeles, California, on Thanksgiving Day, November 23. The theme was “Fruitful Artsakh” and the result will be … Continue reading

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Armenia and European Union Concluded Enhanced and Comprehensive Partnership Agreement

The EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) was signed on November 24 in the margins of the Eastern Partnership Summit. The ceremony became one of the focal points of the EU’s Eastern Partnership summit that brought together the leaders … Continue reading

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New Vatican Stamp Depicts Pope Francis in Front of the Armenian Genocide Memorial

The Vatican issued stamps last month commemorating the Pope’s 2016 trips. Designed by Daniela Longo, one of the stamps depicts Pope Francis in front of the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan. Pope Francis visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial on June 25, 2016 … Continue reading

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$42 Million “The Vineyards” at California Armenian Home to be Unveiled in December

The $42 million retirement community built upon a 65-year legacy of care and compassion is currently the largest privately funded project of its kind under construction on the Central Valley. FRESNO, CA — the Board of Directors of the California … Continue reading

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Historic Visit of His Holiness

His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, made a Pontifical historic visit to the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America from October 25 to November 4, 2017. The visit was on the occasion … Continue reading

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Armenia and Brazil Sign Trade Agreement

Armenia and Brazil have signed a memorandum by foreign minister Edward Nalbandian and visiting Brazilian foreign minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira. Nalbandian noted that during the meeting, the sides stressed the importance of political dialogue as well. According to him, ten … Continue reading

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Armenian Assembly Calls for Congressional Hearings on Turkish Interference in U.S Democratic Institutions

WASHINGTON, D.C — Amid reports that Department of Justice Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be filing new indictments after probing a potential quid pro quo scheme, whereby then National Security Adviser Michael Flynn would be paid $15 million to secretly … Continue reading

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Close to $1 Million Collected at the Diocesan 90th Anniversary Banquet

HOLLYWOOD – Some 600 people attended the banquet in honor of His Holiness Karekin II and the 90th anniversary of the Western Diocese at the Taglyan Cultural Center in Hollywood on October 29. His Excellency, Mr. Eric Garcetti, Mayor of … Continue reading

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U.S Members of Congress Support Armenia Fund’s Telethon 2017 Fruitful Artsakh

U.S Congressman Adam Schiff offers his best wishes to Armenia Fund Telethon 2017: Fruitful Artsakh, which will be held on Thursday, November 23, starting at 10 am. The 12 hour live telethon will be aired on several stations. Also, the … Continue reading

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Mark Samuelian Became the First Armenian-American Elected Official in Miami-Dade County History

MIAMI BEACH, FL — On Tuesday, November 7th, Mark Samuelian won his race for the Miami Beach City Commission. With all the precincts reporting, Samuelian received 7,535 votes out of a total of 11,111 votes cast, or 67.82%. He is … Continue reading

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