Topic: COVID-19

By Thomas Toghramadjian Special to the Mirror-Spectator DEBED — In ordinary times, the start of classes at Debed Secondary School in the province of Lori means a day of celebration, with speeches, recitations, performances and songs. On[...]

By Ani Duzdabanyan-Manoukian Special to the Mirror-Spectator GLENDALE/PASADENA — Talar A. is in second grade. She was one of the 26,000 students in the Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) who never went back to school last March[...]

NEW YORK — The COVID-19 pandemic upended lives around the world, affecting public health, the economy and the education system. As the school year opens this fall across the United States, institutions are working hand-in-hand with[...]

By Ani Belorian Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOSTON — For months now, teenagers all over the country have been trying to adapt to a drastic new reality. Because of their malleable ages, high school students have been uniquely[...]

By Michelle Mkhlian Special to the Mirror-Spectator LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK – The Armenian community has produced a formidable social media presence since the tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan reached a new peak on July 12. Armenian[...]

By Armen Festekjian Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — With now more than 39,000 coronavirus cases and more than 700 deaths according to the Ministry of Public Health of the Republic of Armenia, the country continues to fight to[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The Armenian government has spent a total of about 150 billion drams (over $300 million) since March on relief and stimulus packages for businesses and individual citizens affected by the coronavirus pandemic,[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs Zareh Sinanyan said on August 14 that discussions are underway to understand how they can help Armenians living in Syria in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a[...]

By Nora Armani Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — Two thousand and twenty has not been a good year — not so far. We can easily speak about this year in the past tense, as things are highly unlikely to change before we step into[...]

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK — The Diamond Anniversary Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) Summer Soiree will be held virtually this year on August 15 to raise funds for the organization’s COVID Emergency Relief Fund. COAF has been at the[...]