Topic: Coronavirus

YEREVAN ( and RFE/RL) — Armenia has taken a big step toward ending its lockdown even as cases of COVID-19 in the country continue to sharply increase. Starting on May 4, Armenians can again eat out (in outdoor seating),[...]

MIAMI — The Armenian-American community in Florida, one of the newer diasporan pockets in the United States, has created a strong presence for itself in the Sunshine State that has become even more evident during the pandemic crisis. The[...]

NEW YORK — The adverse financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are rippling through the world, and Armenian institutions are not exempt. The Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America is perhaps the first major Armenian[...]

FRANKFURT — Every year on April 24, the French Cathedral in Berlin welcomes Armenians and Germans to commemorate the anniversary of the 1915 genocide. I usually travel to the capital for the solemn ceremony. In Frankfurt, the historic[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The novel coronavirus continues rapidly spreading worldwide, including in Armenia, the neighboring countries and the region in general. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Armenia reached 1867 on[...]

By Harry A. Kezelian III Special to the Mirror-Spectator DETROIT — The Metro Detroit Armenian community, like the rest of the world, has been dealing with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic for the past month and a half. With a[...]

LOS ANGELES — The epicenter of the Armenian-American community in the United States adapted across all sectors when California’s “Safer at Home” mandate went into effect in March, ordering citizens to stay at home and non-essential[...]

GLENDALE, Calif. – Armenians have played chess since medieval times and the game is considered a national pastime. It is not a surprise that Armenians are active in the game in the Los Angeles area. One of the main institutions teaching[...]

GLENDALE, Calif. – Vartan Djihanian has been working for the US Chamber of Commerce  to advance the cause of member businesses, and now is focusing on COVID-19 related problems. He is manager of the chamber’s western region of[...]

JAMAICA PLAIN, Mass. — The Armenian Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (ANRC) on April 15 provided an update to its situation in the middle of the surge of COVID-19 in the Boston area. This month so far there have been 9 deaths connected[...]