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Alan Whitehorn: It is Easier to Hate Than to Love

Alan Whitehorn: It is Easier to Hate Than to Love

Alan Whitehorn tried multiple times to go to both Soviet Armenia and the Republic of Armenia – the piece of Armenia that remained after the 1915 Armenian Genocide committed by the Ottoman Empire that wiped out Western Armenia’s indigenous Armenian population. He wanted to see his relatives and ancestral homeland, however, every time something would happen and interrupt his plans.

Eduardo Eurnekian bestowed with National Hero title

Eduardo Eurnekian bestowed with National Hero title

After Argentina’s economic crash in 2001, he bought assets through his Corporacion America, a holding company that owns more than 260,000 acres of land dedicated to crops, cattle and vineyards. It also owns an infrastructure development company, a chip factory called Unitech Blue, a biodiesel production facility, and land in Armenia used for fruit production and wine. Eurnekian has been investing in oil and gas in Argentina. In 2011, he sold 21 duty free shops in Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Martinique and Armenia to Switzerland’s Dufry AG for $957 million. He has never married and has no children.

Ambassador Mills opens U.S. government-funded Areni Cave preservation project

Ambassador Mills opens U.S. government-funded Areni Cave preservation project

“We as humans share a common story. Armenians, Americans, no matter where you are from, it is ancient cultural sites, like the Areni cave, that help us understand our interwoven history. That is why the U.S. government’s Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation supports efforts like the preservation work here in Areni,” said U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills, Jr., during a ceremony marking completion of the renovation project on September 19, 2017.

President sends message to the session of the conference on “Small Transition Economies: Local Answers to Global Challenges”

President sends message to the session of the conference on “Small Transition Economies: Local Answers to Global Challenges”

In all these areas we have accumulated robust experience and we are ready to share our achievements and lessons. Currently we are in a qualitatively new transition period in terms of the Constitution as we are entering a more progressive, parliamentary system of governance, which, I trust, will ensure irreversible democratic development of the Republic of Armenia.

Murder of 80 year-old resident of Ararat revealed

Murder of 80 year-old resident of Ararat revealed

In the result of necessary investigatory and other procedural actions conducted in Vedi Investigative Division of Ararat Regional Investigative Department of the RA Investigative Committee murder of 80 year-old resident of Ararat region was revealed, the motive was found, the person having committed the alleged crime was identified.