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In recognition of Earth Week 2021, which takes place this year from April 18-24, the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA)... »

Kosova can always count in the support of the United States and of the Albanian-American community

Honorable Madam President Vjosa Osmani, Congratulations on your recent election as the President of the Republic of Kosova. The recent... »

Virtual Visit of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer to Albania

During a “virtual visit” to Albania April 6, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Matthew Palmer met with President Meta, PM... »

NATO leaders: Dwight D. Eisenhower

In all history, this is the first time that an allied headquarters has been set up in peace, to preserve... »


ABSTRACT Homer’s Iliad is the oldest work written in European literature and as such has been praised by scientific circles... »

Arbëreshë Oral Storytelling with George Richard Manus

Talk & Live Conversation Please join us for an intimate fireside chat with George Richard Manus, an evening of Arbëreshë storytelling... »


By Saimir Lolja The seaport town of Navarino locates in south of Doric (Morea; today, Peloponnese) Peninsula. Its original name... »

SOFRA Movement: The Birth of Albanian LGBTQ+ Activism in America

By Anila Duro, LGBTQ+ Ally and Partner, Adjunct Professor, Researcher & Doctoral Candidate Valentina Djelaj, LGBTQ+ Ally and Partner, Director... »

International Women’s day marked with Acting President Vjosa Osmani and girls from non-majority communities, together with UN Women and British Embassy

On Monday, 8th of March 2021, UN Women jointly the Office of the President, and partner IPKO Foundation, supported by... »

Thank you for your service Ambassador Çitaku

By Harry Bajraktari I would like to thank Ambassador Vlora Çitaku for her service as the representative of Kosova in... »

The Biden Administration Needs a Point Man for the Balkans

By Akri Çipa President Biden and his foreign policy team have a wide array of international challenges to address. The... »

Dr. Rifat Latifi – leading by example – pledges half-a-million dollars for Kosova’s College of Surgeons

Interview of Illyria with Dr. Rifat Latifi Question: Dr. Latifi, in the last days of 2018, the Kosova College of... »

A true New Yorker, who never forgot his Albanian heritage

Skender Ghilaga (September 25, 1936 – January 14, 2021) Skender Ghilaga was born in Dibra, Albania to Haxhi Ghilaga and... »

The Truth About Christians in Kosova

Reprint, courtesy of Catholic Arena: https://www.catholicarena.com/latest/truthaboutchristians Nga Albert Bikaj I’m writing this regarding the article “The silent persecution of Christians... »

Albanian-American children from Huston, Texas, win the day on this November 28th

Albanians all over the world have celebrated today their national holiday, known also as the Independence Day of Albania and... »

Bullets Shatter Window of Journalist’s Car in Kosova

By Besim Abazi PRISHTINA, KOSOVA – About midnight Sunday, reporter Shkumbin Kajtazi heard gunshots ring out in Mitrovica, the Kosovar... »

Bipartisan and transatlantic cooperation is needed to resolve the Kosova issue once and for all

Interview with David Phillips, Director, Program on Peace-building and Rights (Institute for the Study of Human Rights – Columbia University)-... »

Marko Kepi, the best Republican, in the East Shore/South Brooklyn NYS Assembly Primary

Ruben Avxhiu The New York Assembly seat is been finally vacated by Nicole Malliotakis, probably the worst office holder in... »

US Ambassador Yuri Kim reveals the three major priorities of her work in Albania

“What I have seen in Albania is courage, perseverance, and hope. It’s not an accident that both our countries have... »

Outta Hand and Straight from the Heart

Albanian-American brothers, Bekim and Burim Rexhaj, two unsung heroes of our time, who brave the circumstances to donate food for... »

Home is the memories we create

Art and Science Talk with Veneta Callpani I hope this pandemic will inspire more people to become doctors and scientists... »

Dr. Jolanda Osmanlliu Koçi MD, the first Albanian scientist in epidemiology

Dr.Jolanda Koçi will be remembered for many reasons, especially during the current Covid-19 Global Pandemic. As a leading scientist with... »

DNC Celebrates Kosova’s Independence

February 17, 2020 Washington, DC. Tom Perez, Chair, Democratic National Committee, issued the following statement on the anniversary of Kosova’s... »

“With the help of God and of the United States of America”

Albanian-American leaders share their memories of the feverish days, 20 years ago, that led to NATO’s liberation of Kosova By... »

Lucy’s Brooch

Gena Morina – Bajrami More than ten days have passed and I still cannot detach my thoughts from Lucy. Since the... »

Scanderbeg of the Albanians

By Altin Zaloshnja – From the symposium held in Michigan, January 2018 Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, The reason for... »

Remember the Albanian-Americans who fought and died for this country

Ruben Avxhiu On this Memorial Day, save a thought or a prayer for the Albanian-Americans who died wearing the uniform... »

I miss that land of stones and snakes, though I miss Sarajevo more

Stephen Schwartz In the past I considered this my best piece of journalism because it covered a subject ignored by... »

AAWO Celebrates 2017 Accomplishments with an Evening Marked by Good Music, High Spirits and Old-fashioned Camaraderie

On December 9, 2017, the Albanian American Women’s Organization “Motrat Qirjazi” (AAWO) held its traditional end-of-year holiday celebration and fundraising... »

An unforgettable evening with Prince Leka in Greenwich and Stamford, Connecticut

A few years ago, Viosa and Richard Lukaj welcomed Prince Harry and Princess Beatrice of the British Royal Family, in... »