Archive for March, 2020

Cyprus: DISY hospital visit an unacceptable act and attempt to impress the public

Statement by the General Secretary of the C.C. of AKEL on DISY visit to a public hospital

We would like to express our intense dissatisfaction over what occurred today with the visit of ruling DISY party to a public hospital. …

Business and employment (COVID-19)

The situation with COVID-19 is changing daily, and we know that many businesses in Barnet are feeling worried. Please be assured that we are committed to supporting you through whatever might come.

If you’re a local business owner, employee, or

UK Cypriot Pavlos Nicolaou also known to his friends as Blacky sadly passes away


Pavlos Nicolaou (From Larnaca, Cyprus) 

88 Years old. Known to his friends in Haringey as Blacky 

Beloved Husband to Theodora and very much-loved father to Androulla, Constantina, Georgina, Nicholas, Despina, Agathi, Mathie, Peter, Rose, Maria and Vicky.…

UK Cypriot Georgios Tryfonas sadly passes away


Georgios Tryfonas 

(from Αyios Sergios, Famagusta) 

He sadly passed away on Wednesday 25 March 2020 at Barnet Hospital age 91. Georgios Tryfonas came to London in 1961 and he was a tailor in profession. 

He leaves behind, …

The popular Demetrios Sifonios sadly passes away


Demetrios Sifonios 

(from Symi, Greece /Alethriko, Cyprus ) 

Born on 16th August 1951 in Ismalia, Egypt. His parents were from the island of Symi, Greece and Alethriko, Cyprus who met each other in Egypt while working in the …

Statement on the Cyprus government’s new measures

Statement by the General Secretary of the C.C. of AKEL A.Kyprianou on the government’s new measures

Society is being punished because of the indiscipline of a small minority

Indiscipline will cost us all dearly

AKEL C.C. Press Office, 31 March

Haringey Council: Business grants update

Business grants update

Supporting Haringey’s diverse and dynamic business community is a priority for the council. We are working hard to make sure all eligible businesses receive funding from the two grant funding schemes – the Small Business Grant Fund

Greek Orthodox Church: All services are suspended till further notice

With the Communiqué of 18 March, the Ecumenical Patriarchate announced the decision to suspend all ecclesiastical rites and events within its territory, until the end of the month, as well as its intention to return to the issue, should …

Cyprus Cabinet approves three draft bills for fines and prison overpopulation in relation to COVID-19

The Cabinet approved on Tuesday three draft bills, raising the out-of-court fine for those violating the stay-at-home decree, from €150 to €300, while taking measures to address prison overpopulation in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. They will be passed on

Cyprus FM announces connect2cy platform for registration of Cypriots abroad


Cyprus` Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced the operation as of Tuesday, March 31, at 1300 hours local time (1000 GMT) of a new online platform “connect2cy” where Cypriots abroad can register and has urged every Cypriot who is