Author Archives: Ron Pavellas

About Ron Pavellas



At 3 a.m. on the morning of October 28th, 1940, during the World War Two, Emanuele Grazzi, the Italian ambassador to Greece, delivered an ultimatum from Prime Minister Benito Mussolini to Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas.  Mussolini demanded that Metaxas allow … Continue reading

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Southern Africa: A Post-Colonial Opportunity for Peace Lost Forever

The stimulus for this article comes from a distant familial connection with a man in the Republic of South Africa. Through DNA matching we learned that we have at least one ancestor in common, apparently from the village of Velanidia … Continue reading

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