Sat, 18 May 2013 00:32:24 +0000 Nalbandian, Mammadyarov Meet The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan and international mediators met again on Friday to discuss ways of breaking the deadlock in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Read Article Sat, 18 May 2013 00:30:23 +0000 Commemoration 2013: An LA Chronicle This year, April 24th started quite early in the day, with a 6:30 meeting time for a commemorative hike organized by AHA (Armenian Hiking Association), which is just getting off the ground. Read Article Sat, 18 May 2013 00:27:40 +0000 A Great Legacy to Follow I hate the lack of control over my body’s physical reaction to pain—not the pain of a torn meniscus or a bumped shoulder, but pain that makes you sick to your stomach, changes your breathing pattern and makes you wish your heart was numb to all feelings Read Article Sat, 18 May 2013 00:25:59 +0000 Thank You
Text message: Allen Yekikian died in a car accident. What? This can’t be real. Stealthily check my Facebook during a meeting and see confirmation via the Asbarez post. Read Article Sat, 18 May 2013 00:24:42 +0000 Angel Sosé BY MELODY NAZARIAN
She wore white on her wedding day
And gleamed from head to toe
And though I wasn’t present there
I could still see the glow.
The way she peered into her Allen’s eyes
She couldn’t hide her awe if she tried
They were married in August in Armenia,
With smiles they couldn’t hide.
That night she illuminated like an angel
Not knowing [...] Read Article Sat, 18 May 2013 00:15:58 +0000 An Open Letter to Him It wasn’t supposed to turn out like this. This wasn’t how it was scripted.
Read Article Sat, 18 May 2013 00:14:34 +0000 WATCH: A Tribute to Allen and Sosé
Tribute at St. Mary’s church for Allen Yekikian and Sosé Thomassian
Read Article Sat, 18 May 2013 00:13:10 +0000 Alas… Yet Inspirational I haven’t even gotten to write the second one, and now I’m compelled to write the “third” tribute/testimonial/memorial of this year. Read Article Fri, 17 May 2013 17:29:13 +0000 Greeks and Armenians Call For Conditions On Turkey Trade Deal As Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan continues his visit to Washington the leaders of the Greek and Armenian American communities have joined together in formally calling upon the White House to set strict legal conditions on any new trade agreements involving Turkey. Read Article Fri, 17 May 2013 17:28:14 +0000 Infusion of Experience And Enthusiasm at ANCA-WR Headquarters Major changes have occurred at the ANCA-Western Region headquarters over the past 10 days with the appointment of Elen Asatryan as Executive Director, the addition of Haig Baghdassarian as Legislative Affairs Director, and the promotion of Tereza Yerimyan to Government Relations Director. Read Article