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Western Prelacy Appoints Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan Vicar General

LA CRESCENTA, Calif.— The Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America announced on June 20 that during the first joint session of the Religious and Executive Councils presided by Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, the Very Rev. Fr. Torkom Donoyan was appointed Vicar General [more...]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

$220,000 Raised for Mine-Free Artsakh at Massachusetts Event

By Alin K. Gregorian WINCHESTER, Mass. (Armenian Mirror-Spectator)—A dinner party on June 10, at the home of Raffi and Nina Festekjian, raised $220,000 for HALO Trust’s Safe Steps for the People of Karabagh Campaign, surpassing expectations by the organizers. The goal is to demine the entirety [more...]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Chirinian Appointed EAFJD Communication and Public Relations Officer

Demirdjian to Officially Step Down on June 30 The European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD) BRUSSELS, Belgium—The European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD) announced on June 26 that its Communication and Public Relations officer, Bedo Demirdjian will step [more...]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Resurgent Monument to the Living Memory of Soseh Mairik

The following statement was released by the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Inc. on June 23. *** Nearly three fateful decades have gone by since the time, when the authorities of the newly liberated Artsakh Republic—recovering from an epic liberation war fought against a merciless enemy—offered [more...]

June 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Letter to the Editor: Economic Reforms

Dear Editor, I recently read in the news of new economic reforms being implemented in Armenia, which take into account proposals from multiple sources. However, Armenia’s economy will not progress while the average person does not trust the government and while those who have the means to leave [more...]

June 23, 2017 // 1 Comment

Armenian Parliament Officially Approves New Government Program

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—In what amounted to a vote of confidence, on June 22, Armenia’s National Assembly (Parliament) formally approved a new policy program of Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan’s cabinet that promises faster economic growth and poverty reduction. Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan [more...]

June 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

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