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Puerto Rico opposition party will hold a gubernatorial primary after its president enters race

Wtop 27 Nov 2023
Pedro Pierluisi faces Jenniffer González, the island’s representative in Congress ... The Popular Democratic Party supports the island’s current political status, while the New Progressive Party supports statehood.

Former Commissioner Henriquez laid to rest

The Daily Herald 27 Nov 2023
A large cross-section of the Statian community attended the funeral, as well as persons who travelled to the island ... He served as commissioner and island council member 1971-1975, 1979-1983 and 1989-1991 ... Members of the current Island and Executive Councils and representatives of other organisations were in attendance.

🔥 Catawba Island schoolhouse couldn't be saved from fire

Port Clinton News Herald 27 Nov 2023
A structure fire in Catawba Island lead to the total loss of the old schoolhouse ... CATAWBA ISLAND – A fire on Thanksgiving Day totally destroyed a 150-year-old former school building on East Port Road, fire officials said ... The Catawba Island Fire Department was called on Thanksgiving evening to the structure fire that was already in progress.

Parties friendlier to China fail to unite ahead of Taiwan presidential election

NBC News 27 Nov 2023
Taiwan’s main opposition parties have filed individual bids to unseat the ruling Democratic Progressive Party in the island’s January 2024 presidential race ... .

RI's governor can give out low-numbered plates. Why won't the state tell us who has them?

The Providence Journal 27 Nov 2023
A long succession of Rhode Island governors have doled out low-numbered license plates as favors to supporters, family members and well-connected insiders – or used them for political horse-trading ... LMG Rhode Island Holdings Inc., publisher of The Providence Journal, has since filed a Superior Court complaint against the ruling.

Indian-Americans bid adieu to Consul General Randhir Jaiswal; hail diplomatic achievements

International Business Times 27 Nov 2023
His impending move to the Ministry of External Affairs as the spokesperson marks the end of an impactful tenure ... Varun Jeph ... In a separate event hosted by community members Harish Thakkar and Ajay Patel in Long Island, Jaiswal reflected on his term as Consul General. He highlighted India's progress, technological advancements, and commitment to peace.

Today’s Weather: Cloudy with isolated showers

CyprusMail 26 Nov 2023
The storms rain will hit the west coast first, gradually progressing eastwards across the island ... Overnight, clouds are expected to form with rain forecast in the western half of the island, with possible snowfall in the mountains.

Te Ipukarea Society continues its periodic programme

Cook Islands News 26 Nov 2023
Here in the Cook Islands, and more specifically in the Pa Enua, young girls experiencing the menstrual cycle for the first time can find it quite overwhelming ... the Cook Islands Ministry of Internal Affairs. We have progressed to also providing menstrual underwear (period undies).

Letter: Palm Beach 'gold standard' is under siege from development

Palm Beach Daily News 26 Nov 2023
As development escalates on and off the island, I believe we have reached a critical crossroads to define our future. The delicate balance between progress and preserving our beloved Palm Beach, its beauty, small-town character, and elegance, will require thoughtful and managed growth.

Arikli: Fibre optic cables to be installed in every home in north next year

CyprusMail 26 Nov 2023
“We will declare the entire island a ‘techno park’ ... To this end, he said the ‘government’ will “evaluate all kinds of technological developments and include them in developments and offer them state support, we will make significant progress towards becoming an IT-island in 2025 or 2026.”.

Soulframe’s First Early Test Starts in December for PC

GamingBolt 26 Nov 2023
It consists of a section of the main island with dungeons to play through and enemies to fight. Players can also experiment with some customization and progression ... — Soulframe (@PlaySoulframe) November 24, 2023. .

Islanders bid to continue ascent in rematch vs. Flyers

Reuters 25 Nov 2023
November 25 - A three-game winning streak for the New York Islanders is salvaging what had been a disastrous November. The Philadelphia Flyers hope their current two-game skid isn't going to undo the progress they made over the first half of the month ... The home game Saturday will be only the second for the Islanders since Nov.

Mass Audubon celebrates record number of piping plovers

The Eagle-Tribune 25 Nov 2023
PLUM ISLAND — More piping plovers nested on Massachusetts beaches this year than at any point in nearly four decades, according to Mass Audubon, the largest nature-based conservation organization in New England ... iconic birds are making progress toward recovery in Massachusetts.

Bharat-India-Bharat: The visual transformation of the Indian Constitution, Part 1

Financial Express 25 Nov 2023
India must further deepen cooperation to foster greater interdependencies with the island nation ... Little progress on Loss & Damage fund, though it was to take shape before COP28 ... India must further deepen cooperation to foster greater interdependencies with the island nation.

Philippine government, communist rebels to revive peace talks

Al Jazeera 28 Nov 2023
If negotiations succeed, the rebels will end their armed struggle and transform into a political movement, according to Norway, which has mediated the island nation’s peace process for around 20 years. Despite the progress, the government announced no immediate ceasefire and said operations against the armed group would continue.

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In this photo released by Uzbekistan's President Press Office, Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi attends the Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023
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