Topic: Coronavirus

By Peggy McInerny, Director of Communications WESTWOOD, Calif. (The Promise Armenian Institute) — Funded by the Promise Armenian Institute (PAI) at UCLA, two University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) faculty are working tirelessly to[...]

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Perhaps the most resilient country in the Middle East, this sliver of land enveloped by the glistening Mediterranean has faced adversity time and again throughout its storied history. Thousands have taken to the streets[...]

YEREVAN (National Library of Armenia Facebook page)– The National Library of Armenia has reported that on May 10 certain servers used to host digitized newspaper and other materials were found damaged by smoke. A fire may have occurred[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) – Armenian parliamentarians from opposing parties exchanged blows amid a disagreement over the government’s economic response to the coronavirus crisis. During a debate on May 8, Edmon Marukyan, the leader of the[...]

JAMAICA PLAIN, Mass. — The Armenian Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (ANRC) has regularly been providing updates on its situation as it deals with the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continuing community support is helping it[...]

By Harry A. Kezelian III Special to the Mirror-Spectator CHICAGO/RACINE, Wisc. – “Can I just add one thing before we go?” said Fr. Yeprem Kelegian, retired pastor of St. Mesrob Armenian Church in Racine, Wisconsin, on a diocesan-wide[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator Modern Armenia may be facing one of the most dangerous periods since its creation. This is due to the conjunction of concurrent factors: two years of divisive and hatred speech[...]

WASHINGTON (Arizona Republic, Guardian, Washington Post, NYT, US Department of Defense) – Gregory Melikian was one of seven World War II veterans, ages 96 to 100, who joined President Donald Trump at a wreath-laying ceremony at the World[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Biotechnology company Moderna Therapeutics, based in Cambridge, announced on May 7 that mRNA-1273, its vaccine candidate for COVID-19, has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to enter a second phase[...]