EU Commission Proposes Additional €2.5B for Greece Under the SURE Program

ATHENS — The European Commission has proposed to the European Council that six EU member-states should receive 3.7 billion euros in additional financial assistance under SURE, the 100-billion-euro instrument designed to protect jobs and incomes affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The proposals follow formal requests for additional financial assistance under SURE, submitted by Belgium, Cyprus, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania and Malta, in addition to the support already approved by the Council.

Following an assessment of the requests made by the six member-states, the Commission proposed that the Council approve additional financial assistance of 394 million euros to Belgium, 125 million euros to Cyprus, 2.5 billion euros to Greece, 113 million euros to Latvia, 355 million euros to Lithuania and 177 million euros to Malta. Thus, the total financial assistance proposed by the Commission under SURE amounts to 94.3 billion euros for 19 countries.


ATHENS – Health restrictions and worries about the lingering COVID-19 pandemic set aside, so many tourists are pouring into Greece this summer that the New Democracy government said they are propping up the economy.

Top Stories


A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.


Greek-American Cornell Student Rescues Man on Subway Tracks in the Bronx

NEW YORK – Greek-American Cornell University senior Bryce Demopoulos rescued a man who had fallen on the subway tracks at the Third Avenue-138 Street station on the No.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.