Tag Archives: Greece

Solution Close as Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Leaders Open Talks

New York, N.Y. 7 November 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon offered his “full support” to the talks between the Greek Cypriot leader and the Turkish Cypriot leader, concentrated on the chapter of territory, as well as other outstanding issues interdependently, kicked off today in Switzerland. “The two leaders have reached a critical juncture in […]

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From Challenge Grants to P.R.: Many Facets of J. Luce Foundation

New York, N.Y.  When my mother passed away in 2001, I was inspired to create Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) that went on to help vulnerable children in Africa, Asia and the Americas. My father’s death in 2007 provided the impetus to create a foundation embracing arts, education and orphan care with an emphasis on supporting young global […]

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Hellenic Education Continues Thanks to The Orpheus Luxury Collection

New York, N.Y.  In synchrony with their philosophy of “indulging in the finer things in life for a deep appreciation of humanity and nature,” The Orpheus Luxury Collection proudly hosted a fundraiser to benefit the Hellenic Education & Language Program (H.E.L.P.) recently in Astoria, Queens as part of its Philanthropy Through Travel Initiative.  The children and the mothers of H.E.L.P. […]

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Sailing Like Homer Over the Wine-Dark Aegean Sea

“Sailing over the wine-dark sea” is how Homer described crossing the Aegean, nearly 3,000 years ago, in his Odyssey. Returned today, neither he nor his contemporaries would be disappointed in what they’d find in the waters that link the archipelago stretching from the Greek mainland south into the Mediterranean. Tweet

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In a Perfect World, There Will Always Be Lindos

Word handed down by our tireless leader, Greta, was that we must leave the elegant and endlessly accommodating Rodos Palace early for our day in Lindos, an hour’s drive down the coast, if we hoped to beat the heat. What she didn’t warn us was that it isn’t just the heat you need to handle, […]

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Spring into Action this Season with the J. Luce Foundation!

New York, N.Y. Spring 2016 is going to be the most exciting season the J. Luce Foundation has experienced since its inception. There are so many ways that you can get involved and help better humanity! It began in 1998 with Orphans International Worldwide, and was joined in 2008 by the J. Luce Foundation. The Stewardship […]

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Violence, Teargas at European Border ‘Matter of Great Worry’ – U.N.

New York, N.Y. The United Nations refugee agency today expressed concern about yesterday’s violence at the border between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia near Eidomeni and the extensive scenes of teargas in use. Little boys warm up by a fire outside the camping tent that has been provided for them by humanitarian […]

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The Ugly Truth of Wildlife Poaching: Alcatraz East Temporary Exhibit Opening Soon

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