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Bloomberg: Why visit Armenia now
The author notes that beyond tourism attractions, there are new reasons, like last year’s Velvet Revolution, to visit the country. Besides, new hotels are sprouting up in the capital city of Yerevan, where the restaurant scene is shedding its meat-and-potatoes standards in favor of bolder, spicier flavors.
Merrimack Valley Armenian community commemorates Armenian Genocide
The commemoration, organized by the Armenian National Committee (ANC) of the Merrimack Valley, enjoyed the participation of all local Armenian churches and organizations. The Honor Guard of the Armenian-American Veterans of Lowell presented both the American and Armenian Flags during the singing of the Armenian national anthem and the Star Spangled Banner.
Turkish group in the US trying to silence protests against Ankara’s denial of Armenian Genocide
The Turkish American Steering Committee (TASC) – taking a page from the playbook of the Westboro Baptist Church and neo-Nazi marchers in Charlottesville – is gaming America’s First Amendment, not to express its own views, but rather to obstruct the free expression of U.S. citizens set to gather this April 24th at 4:30 pm in Washington, DC’s Sheridan Circle to protest Ankara’s denial of the Armenian Genocide.