Education Minister urges opposition, religious ...

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- As the Government of Guyana continues to push literacy by Grade Four, thousands of school children turned out today to take part in the ...

President urges students to take full advantage...

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall today dismissed calls made by A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU),...

High level team heads for UN General Assembly m...

GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Led by President Donald Ramotar, a high-level team will attend the United Nations’ General Assembly Meeting at the United Nations Head...

Trinidad And Tobago Opens Gold Cup Qualifiers V...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (TTFA) -- Trinidad and Tobago Senior Men’s Team will begin their quest to qualify for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup with a home fixtur...

Residents Of Barry Get Electricity

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The community of Barry, in St. Catherine, is now benefitting from electricity, following the commissioning of light for the area by Prime M...

G-G Addresses Concerns Raised By JPs

MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has addressed concerns raised over the requirements that persons must ...

MSMEs To Benefit From Mobile Business Clinics

KINGSTON (JIS) -- Over the next three years, micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) will benefit from business development and technical support, ...

Health Ministry Embarks On Programme To Speed...

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Health is embarking on a programme to allow persons living with HIV/AIDS, as well as Jamaicans with other illnesses, to acc...

PIOJ Says Growth Could Reach 3% In 2015/16

KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) has indicated that over the next fiscal year, there is significant potential for growth beyond wha...

Items filtered by date: Friday, 04 May 2012 - Caribseek News

VITACURA, Santiago, Chile (ECLAC) - Latin America and the Caribbean received US$153.448 billion from foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2011, which represents 10% of the global total flows according to a report presented today by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile.

Filed Under: Global Caribbean

TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana (CARICOM) - The CARICOM Secretariat-based Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) Implementation Unit on 4 May published the second Issue for 2012 of its flagship newsletter, EPA Implementation Bulletin.

Filed Under: CARICOM

CASTRIES, St. Lucia (OECS) - Leaders and other members of the Parliamentary Opposition in OECS Member States are assembled in St Lucia today Friday May 04, 2012 to discuss issues relating to the operationalisation of the OECS Economic Union.

Friday, 04 May 2012 23:15

Officer Arrested for Fraudlent Claims

CHARLOTTE AMALIE (VIPD) - Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives on St. Thomas arrested Sherry-Ann Hughes, 46 and charged her with Obtaining Money Under False Pretense and Fraudulent Claims Against the Government.

Filed Under: Saint Thomas

lu-saint-lucia-jazz-220CASTRIES - The local music community comprising school based students of music together with amateur and semi-professional musicians, are again in line to benefit from a series of celebrity master classes and music workshops.

Filed Under: Saint Lucia

BRIDGETOWN - Regional organizations involved in Food Safety met recently to discuss the ramifications of the various food safety rules and regulations for CARIFORUM Member States and to develop a coordinated technical and financial assistance strategy.

Filed Under: Barbados

WILLEMSTAD (PAR) - Rapòrt Prosedente di: Frakshon di PAR den Parlamento di Kòrsou:

  • Emily de Jongh-Elhage, lider di frakshon
  • Marilyn Alcalá-Wallé
  • Pedro Atacho
  • Malvina Cecilia
  • Dennis Jackson
  • Magali Jacoba
  • Zita Jesus-Leito
  • Glenn Sulvaran
Filed Under: Curacao

WILLEMSTAD (PAR) - Pa pidi un miembro di parlamento pa duna su bendishon na un presupuesto sin ku e tabatin òf tin algu di bisa na momentu ku e presupuesto a wòrdu trahá den e komishon doméstiko ta un krímen i un eksigensia ku hamas i nunka frakshon di PAR lo partisipá na dje.

Filed Under: Curacao
Friday, 04 May 2012 22:10

Edwards looks to get down to business

HOVE, England (WICB) – Kirk Edwards said he was looking forward to playing this weekend, as West Indies prepared to face Sussex Sharks in a three-day, tour match, starting on Saturday at the PROBIZ County Ground.

Friday, 04 May 2012 22:08

Edwards ready to play

HOVE, England (WICB) - Kirk Edwards said he was looking forward to playing this weekend, as West Indies prepared to face Sussex Sharks in a three-day, tour match, starting on Saturday at the PROBIZ County Ground.

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    Friday, 19 September 2014
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    Friday, 19 September 2014
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    Friday, 19 September 2014
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    Friday, 19 September 2014
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    Friday, 19 September 2014
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    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Presidente Cameral Continúa Su Ruta Para Conocer De Cerca Las Necesidades De La Gente

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    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Superintendentes Apuntan A Directores De Escuelas En La Toma Decisiones

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- En el segundo día de vistas públicas de la Comisión Especial para la Transformación Administrativa y Operacional del Sistema de Educación de Puerto Rico, el Senado escuchó el viernes, el testimonio de los Superintendentes Auxiliares de Escuela de Yabucoa, San Juan II y Guaynabo sobre los resultados de las Pruebas Puertorriqueñas de Aprovechamiento Académico (PPAA).

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Junta De Calidad Ambiental Promueve Protocolo De Manejo De Desperdicios Biomédicos Para La Costa Del Sector La Mora, Barrio Maní, En Mayagüez

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- De cara a la Limpieza Internacional de Costas, que se celebrará el sábado 20 de septiembre en toda la Isla, la Junta de Calidad Ambiental (JCA) difundió un protocolo de manejo de desperdicios biomédicos a los capitanes de costas que participarán del evento en el sector La Mora, del barrio Maní, en Mayagüez.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Complacido El CUD Con La Determinación De Hacienda

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El presidente del Centro Unido de Detallistas (CUD), Rubén Piñero Dávila, aplaudió el viernes, la determinación del Departamento de Hacienda de permitir a los comerciantes radicar la planilla mensual del IVU en papel, de forma temporera, en lo que se logra optimizar el sistema de Portal Integrado de Comerciantes, mejor conocido como PICO.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Continúa Bandera Amarilla En Balneario Cerro Gordo

    SAN JUAN (CNM) -- El Balneario Cerro Gordo “Javier Calderón Nieves,” localizado en Vega Alta, permanecerá con bandera amarilla luego de la advertencia emitida por el Área de Calidad de Agua de la Junta de Calidad Ambiental (JCA), indicando que de nuevo excede los parámetros bacteriológicos de calidad de agua en las muestras tomadas el pasado lunes, 15 de septiembre de 2014.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
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    NEW YORK, NY, U.S.A. (ONU) -- Cuba llamó este jueves a los Estados miembros de la ONU a no defraudar a los países afectados por la crisis del Ébola. Especialmente urgió a aquellas naciones con mayores recursos a unirse al esfuerzo global contra la enfermedad.

    Friday, 19 September 2014

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  • BVI Delegates Learn from Devastating Hazard Impacts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- BVI delegates; Mr. Joseph Smith-Abbott of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, Feliza Fenty of the Department of Information and Public Relations and Christopher Williams of the Department of Disaster Management have observed and noted various areas of interest in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Ministry Receives Fire Suppression Training
    Ministry Receives Fire Suppression Training

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The staff at the Ministry of Communications and Works benefited from a fire safety lecture and fire suppression training yesterday, facilitated by the Fire and Rescue Services Department.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Series Of Meetings Scheduled In Fight Against Chikungunya

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Ministry of Health and Social Development and the BVI Health Services Authority have scheduled another series of meetings as they continue to appeal for community participation in the fight to reduce the impact of Chikungunya and Dengue Fever in the Territory. 

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • BVI Remains A Reputable Financial Services Jurisdiction

    2014-0919-vg-PMROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- This statement is in response to an article in BVI News titled: “Prepare the People” – Fahie claims 40% of Financial Services Business May Soon Leave the BVI.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • BVIHSA/Scotiabank Partnership To Benefit Pediatric Ward
    BVIHSA/Scotiabank Partnership To Benefit Pediatric Ward

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIHSA) -- Scotiabank (BVI) Limited has partnered with the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) to raise funds for the Pediatric Ward in the new Peebles Hospital.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Cabinet Launches Public Consultation On Data Protection Bill 2014

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- Cabinet is seeking public feedback on a draft bill that would enshrine the individual’s rights to keep personal data private, with some exceptions. 

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Electricians Asked To Present Proper Identification

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Electrical and Inspection Unit is informing the public that in accordance with the National Electrical Code 408.4, all licensed electricians requesting or scheduling an initial electrical inspection, whether mechanical or final, must present a Panel Directory or a Circuit Identification Card effective Monday, September 22.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Honourable Walwyn To Hold Virgin Gorda Office Hours On Sept. 23

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn is informing the Virgin Gorda community that he will hold office hours on Virgin Gorda on Tuesday, September 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Vanterpool Administration Building.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • The Pharmacy Unit Closed This Saturday

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (BVIHSA) -- The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) wishes to announce that the Pharmacy Unit located on the first floor in the new Peebles Hospital will be closed on Saturday, 20th September, 2014 to facilitate the Unit’s annual inventory exercise.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Formation Of BVI Minimum Wage Advisory Committee Approved

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- The Government of the Virgin Islands has formed a Minimum Wage Advisory Committee to investigate the working conditions of various professions and make recommendations on the minimum basic wage that should be paid.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Premier Smith Declares IBC Act 1984 Commemorative Exhibit Open
    Premier Smith Declares IBC Act 1984 Commemorative Exhibit Open

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE  at the Ribbon Cutting ceremony declaring the opening ceremony for the International Business Companies Act, 1984 Commemorative Exhibit held on September 17.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Community Effort Needed To Control Chikungunya

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- An appeal has been made for a community approach to reduce the impact of Chikungunya and Dengue Fever in the Territory.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • One-On-One With Premier - “Reporting On Efforts To Strengthen Economic Relations With The Asia Pacific Region”

    2014-0918-vg-PremierROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- In my last press briefing on September 5, I announced that I would be leading a delegation to engage business leaders, Government officials, financial services practitioners and clients in Hong Kong and Greater China as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen the Territory’s economic and financial services relations with the Asia Pacific region.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • BVI To Benefit From 4th OECS Climate Change Seminar
    BVI To Benefit From 4th OECS Climate Change Seminar

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Delegates from the Virgin Islands are in St. Vincent and the Grenadines attending the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ (OECS) Fourth Climate Change seminar.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Rehabilitation Efforts Taken To Church As Inmates Deliver Selections
    Rehabilitation Efforts Taken To Church As Inmates Deliver Selections

    ROAD TOWN, Tortola (GIS) -- Four inmates from Her Majesty’s Prison participated in a worship service at the New Life Baptist Church last weekend as part of ongoing rehabilitation efforts at the penal institution.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014

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  • Education Minister urges opposition, religious organisations, and other stakeholders to support children’s education
    Education Minister urges opposition, religious organisations, and other stakeholders to support children’s education

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- As the Government of Guyana continues to push literacy by Grade Four, thousands of school children turned out today to take part in the education rally as part of this year’s Education Month activities.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • President urges students to take full advantage of education opportunities
    President urges students to take full advantage of education opportunities

    GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Anil Nandlall today dismissed calls made by A Partnership for National Unity’s (APNU), Member of Parliament, Joseph Harmon for the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) to exert the ruling Administration to have the languishing Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AMLCFT) (Amendment) Bill passed.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • High level team heads for UN General Assembly meeting

    2014-0919-gy-gina-Carolyn Rodrigues-BirkettMinister of Foreign Affairs Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett.GEORGETOWN (GINA) -- Led by President Donald Ramotar, a high-level team will attend the United Nations’ General Assembly Meeting at the United Nations Headquarters, New York on September 22.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • Trinidad And Tobago Opens Gold Cup Qualifiers Vs Dom. Republic At Ato Boldon Stadium On Oct 8th
    Trinidad And Tobago Opens Gold Cup Qualifiers Vs Dom. Republic At Ato Boldon Stadium On Oct 8th

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (TTFA) -- Trinidad and Tobago Senior Men’s Team will begin their quest to qualify for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup with a home fixture against Dominican Republic on October 8th from 8:15pmpm at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • Health Forum In Black River Sept. 18

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Residents in and around the town of Black River, in St. Elizabeth, will be updated on many health issues, including Chikungunya, at a public forum on Thursday  (September 18).

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • Residents Of Barry Get  Electricity
    Residents Of Barry Get Electricity

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The community of Barry, in St. Catherine, is now benefitting from electricity, following the commissioning of light for the area by Prime Minister, the Most. Hon. Portia Simpson Miller, on September 17.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • G-G  Addresses Concerns  Raised  By  JPs
    G-G Addresses Concerns Raised By JPs

    MONTEGO BAY (JIS) -- Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, has addressed concerns raised over the requirements that persons must satisfy, in order to be qualified to receive a Governor General Achievement Award.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • MSMEs To Benefit From Mobile Business Clinics
    MSMEs To Benefit From Mobile Business Clinics

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Over the next three years, micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) will benefit from business development and technical support, under the newly launched Mobile Business Clinic Initiative (MBCI).

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • Health Ministry  Embarks On  Programme To Speed Up Delivery Of Medication
    Health Ministry Embarks On Programme To Speed Up Delivery Of Medication

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Ministry of Health is embarking on a programme to allow persons living with HIV/AIDS, as well as Jamaicans with other illnesses, to access their medication in a timely manner. 

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • PIOJ Says Growth Could Reach  3%  In 2015/16
    PIOJ Says Growth Could Reach 3% In 2015/16

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) has indicated that over the next fiscal year, there is significant potential for growth beyond what is projected under the Government’s Extended Fund Facility with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • Jamaican And South African Poet Laureates Share Stage

    PRETORIA, South Africa, (JIS) -- South Africans and Jamaicans were treated to a symbolic and historic event on September 6 in Pretoria, as Poet Laureates of Jamaica and South Africa, Professor Mervyn Morris and Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile respectively, shared the stage at the National Library, at a Poetry Reading.

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • Jamaicans Urged To Designate Day To Clean Their Communities

    KINGSTON (JIS) -- Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton  Ferguson, is calling on all Jamaicans to come together and designate a day to undertake community clean-up activities. 

    Sunday, 21 September 2014
  • New Process For Exporting Goods Imminent
    New Process For Exporting Goods Imminent

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- A new Customs process for exporting goods from the Cayman Islands will launch next month to ensure safety and to help curb possible stolen goods leaving the country.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Hurricane Ivan Remembered
    Hurricane Ivan Remembered

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- Panel speakers at the recent Hurricane Ivan symposium sought a dedicated home for the Cayman Islands Weather Service as a priority so that future emergency operations are not jeopardised as they were during the 2004 storm.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • PAC Hearing Postponed

    GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (GIS) -- The LA office advises that the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing scheduled for Tuesday, 23 September 2014 on the Report of the Auditor: Management of Travel and Hospitality Expenditures is postponed until further notice, at the request of the PAC Chairman.

    Friday, 19 September 2014

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  • President - Franchises The Way To Go
    President - Franchises The Way To Go

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has defended the move toward a franchise system in the regional first-class championship bowling off in November.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Lloyd Pleased With New Windies Players
    Lloyd Pleased With New Windies Players

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- West Indies cricket legend Clive Lloyd says he is impressed with the new crop of young players on the West Indies cricket team following the series against Bangladesh.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • WICB And WIPA Sign New CBA And MoU
    WICB And WIPA Sign New CBA And MoU

    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) signed a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during a ceremony on Thursday.

    Friday, 19 September 2014
  • Stats Review After 2nd Dhaka Bank Test
    Stats Review After 2nd Dhaka Bank Test

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (WICB) -- A stats review at the end of the second Test between West Indies and Bangladesh at Gros Islet.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Russell Stuns Bravo/Smith'S Chennai
    Russell Stuns Bravo/Smith'S Chennai

    HYDERABAD, India (WICB) -- An astonishing half-century from West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell fired Kolkata Knight Riders to a sensational three-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings, in the opening game of the Champions League Twenty20 here Wednesday.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Rampant Windies Blow Away White Ferns
    Rampant Windies Blow Away White Ferns

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- Seamer Shakera Selman inspired West Indies Women to an eight-wicket crushing of New Zealand Women, as they took a winning 3-0 lead in the four-match One-Day International series here Wednesday.

    Thursday, 18 September 2014
  • Bravo Guilty Of Level 1 ICC offence
    Bravo Guilty Of Level 1 ICC offence

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (WICB) -- West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth and final day’s play in the second Test against Bangladesh in St. Lucia on Tuesday.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Watch Live: WI Women V NZ Women
    Watch Live: WI Women V NZ Women

    BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WICB) -- The West Indies Women will aim to seal the series today when they take on New Zealand Women in the 3rd One Day International of the ICC Women's Championship.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Shiv Climbs To Third On Batting Table
    Shiv Climbs To Third On Batting Table

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (WICB) -- West Indies’ Shivnarine Chanderpaul has returned to the top three of the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen following a stellar performance against Bangladesh in the second Test in St Lucia, which finished on Tuesday.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Ramdin - Tamim IQBAL'S Wicket Was Key
    Ramdin - Tamim IQBAL'S Wicket Was Key

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (WICB) -- West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin said that changing Sulieman Benn's end during the Tamim Iqbal-Mominul Haque third-wicket partnership was what swung the St Lucia Test his way.

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014
  • Brian Lara Assisting Rwandan Cricket
    Brian Lara Assisting Rwandan Cricket

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (WICB) -- This year marked not only the 20th year since Lara first held the Test match batting world record after scoring 375, but it is also two decades since the Rwandan genocide, and Lara is now assisting in developing a ground for budding cricketers in that African country.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • Shiv Drives Windies To Massive Lead
    Shiv Drives Windies To Massive Lead

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (WICB) -- Shiv Chanderpaul’s second half-century of the match and third in as many innings, propelled West Indies to a massive lead and left Bangladesh with a Herculean task of saving the second Test.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • WICB Congratulates Sir Hilary
    WICB Congratulates Sir Hilary

    ST JOHN’S, Antigua (WICB) -- The West Indies Cricket Board has congratulated Professor Sir Hilary Beckles who has been named the next Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies.

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014
  • Former WICB President To Be Honored
    Former WICB President To Be Honored

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) -- Immediate past President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Sir Julian Robert Hunte will be honored in his homeland St. Lucia on the opening day of the second Dhaka cricket Test tomorrow.

    Friday, 12 September 2014
  • Ticket Special As Windies Play 500 Tests
    Ticket Special As Windies Play 500 Tests

    GROS ISLET, St Lucia (WICB) -- Cricket lovers are in for a special treat as the West Indies cricket team prepares for the 500th Test match in West Indies cricket history.

    Friday, 12 September 2014

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