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2011-09-07 14:00:00

The Child Rescue Centre, in response to the alarming prevalence of child trafficking and forced child labor, has established a partnership with Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAAST) to provide assistance to victims of trafficking in Sierra Leone. With a proven ten year history of quality care for the most vulnerable children in Sierra Leone, the Child Rescue Centre is now focusing on victims of child trafficking, and will become a safe and secure centre for victims to receive...

2011-08-11 15:49:00

TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced today its financial and operating results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2011. The text of the quarterly unaudited financial statements and management's discussion...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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