Face Masks for All Made Mandatory in Greek Supermarkets from Saturday

ATHENS – The use of face masks in supermarkets, for both staff and customers, is mandatory as of Saturday, based on a Joint Ministerial Decision (JMD) signed the previous day.

In a Twitter post on Friday, Secretary General for Trade and Consumer Protection Panagiotis Stamboulidis said the JMD implemented the ministry's leadership was implementing the decisions of the National Committee for the Protection of Public Health against Covid-19.

Development and investments ministry sources said the JMD was signed on Friday and applies as of Saturday.


ATHENS - A Mixed Jury Criminal Appeals Court on Friday handed down sentences of life and 15 years imprisonment on the two young men found guilty of the murder and gang rape of 21-year-old student Eleni Topaloudi, imposing the same sentence as that imposed by a lower court.

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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.

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

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PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


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