Category: US

Panos Terlemezian’s Memoirs Presented in New Jersey, Boston; Last Stop Glendale

Panos Terlemezian’s Memoirs Presented in New Jersey, Boston; Last Stop Glendale

ENGLEWOOD, NJ; WATERTOWN — The Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of the United States and Canada invited literary and art critic Yervand Ter-Khachatryan to come from Armenia to the United States to present the memoirs of painter and Van political activist Panos Terlemezian, which were newly published with TCA sponsorship. Ter-Khachatryan spoke at events in New […]

When Democracy Greets Dictatorship

When Democracy Greets Dictatorship

By Sargis Karavardanyan A fight against injustice, corruption and terror often leads to eruption of violent clashes. When the efforts for ending hostilities take a shape of peaceful protests by unarmed civilians of the United States, it is anticipated that the government will not interfere and silence the right to free speech granted by the […]

Imagine Armenia Boston Conference Offers Ways to Get Involved in Armenia

Imagine Armenia Boston Conference Offers Ways to Get Involved in Armenia

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — If you ever wondered how you could get involved in Armenia, whether only for a relatively casual short-term dalliance, or for a full-fledged love affair, perhaps even to the extent of repatriation, the Imagine Armenia conference in Boston would have provided the equivalent of one-stop shopping. A […]

Daylin Leach, with Deep Roots in Armenian Community, Runs for US Congress

Daylin Leach, with Deep Roots in Armenian Community, Runs for US Congress

PHILADELPHIA — Daylin Leach, a staunch advocate of Armenian rights, is running for Congress for the Pennslyania 7th Congressional District. He is the son-in-law of Dr. Robert Mirak, well known community leader, author of Armenian studies and philanthropist. Educated at Temple University and the University of Houston Law Center, Leach was elected in 2002 to […]

Senior House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Brad Sherman Calls for Continued US Funding for Demining Artsakh

Senior House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Brad Sherman Calls for Continued US Funding for Demining Artsakh

WASHINGTON — Senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Armenian Caucus Member Representative Brad Sherman (D-CA) last week urged support for US funding for demining efforts in Artsakh during the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats hearing entitled “Examining the President’s FY 2018 Budget Proposal for Europe and Eurasia,” […]

US Lawmaker Seeks IT Education Grant for Armenia

US Lawmaker Seeks IT Education Grant for Armenia

WASHINGTON (RFE/RL) — A leading US congressman has called for multimillion-dollar US funding for public schools in Armenia which would ultimately benefit the country’s burgeoning information technology (IT) industry. Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the US House Intelligence Committee, said the US government should allocate such assistance under its Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) program […]

Wounded Heroes Fund Provides Military-Grade Medical Kits to Soldiers in Armenia, Artsakh

Wounded Heroes Fund Provides Military-Grade Medical Kits to Soldiers in Armenia, Artsakh

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — The unexpected Azeri attack on Artsakh in April 2016 that claimed the lives of about 100 soldiers and many civilians in Artsakh shocked not only those in Armenia and Artsakh, but many around the world. This surprise attack led to the founding of the Armenian Wounded […]

Wounded Heroes Fund Provides Military-Grade Medical Kits to Soldiers in Armenia, Artsakh

Wounded Heroes Fund Provides Military-Grade Medical Kits to Soldiers in Armenia, Artsakh

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — The unexpected Azeri attack on Artsakh in April 2016 that claimed the lives of about 100 soldiers and many civilians in Artsakh shocked not only those in Armenia and Artsakh, but many around the world. This surprise attack led to the founding of the Armenian Wounded […]