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  • Patrons of a Cuban coffee shop in Union City, New Jersey, watched a Spanish-captioned broadcast of President Obama’s historic announcement. (AP Images)

    Obama Charts New Course on Cuba Policy

    “We will end an outdated approach that … has failed to advance our interests,” President Obama said in a televised address December 17 announcing a major shift in U.S. relations with Cuba.

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    Museum Conference Presentations Online

    Presentations from the 4th annual museum conference entitled, “The Future is Now: Evolving Museum Strategy, Programming and Communication,” are now available online with the support of the Bodossakis Foundation Lectures on Demand program.

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  • American Academic Devin Naar speaking at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on the history of the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki. (State Department Photo)

    Holocaust Conference in Thessaloniki

    Devin E. Naar, Assistant Professor and Marsha & Jay Glazer Chair in Jewish Studies, Coordinator of the Sephardic Studies Initiative was the key-note speaker and lecturer during the first international conference on “The Holocaust in Greece: Genocide and its Aftermath” organized by the Journal of Genocide Research and the International Hellenic University.

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  • Congressman Bilirakis with Greek PM Samaras (State Department Photo)

    U.S. Congress Members Visit Greece

    The U.S. Embassy in Greece welcomed two delegations of members of the U.S. Congress this week, led by Congressman Gus Bilirakis and Congressman Paul Cook respectively.

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  • Secretary of the U.S. Army Visits Athens

    Secretary of the U.S. Army Visits Athens

    Secretary of the United States Army, John McHugh, met today with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Alternate Minister of Defense Fofi Gennimata, Chief of the Hellenic Defense Forces Mikhail Kostarakos and other senior Greek officials.

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More News From the Consulate

  • Secretary Kerry in London

    Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the tragic events that took place in Australia and Pakistan at the start of his press briefing in London.

  • Security Enhancements to the Visa Waiver Program

    Effective Nov. 3, 2014, those seeking to travel to the U.S. from countries in our Visa Waiver Program (VWP) will be required to provide additional data fields of information in the travel application submitted via the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).

Greeks Gone West

  • Greeks gone West Greeks Gone West is a series of video vignettes the U.S. Embassy in Athens made about the world of work in the U.S. Through the prism of Greeks and Greek-Americans with interesting work lives, we hope to improve the understanding of U.S. society and to show possibilities during a time, in Greece, when life seems full of limitations and frustrations.


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