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2014-03-11 08:40:42

CYPRUS, Greece, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In spring 2014 the idea of Aphroditecoin was born. Inspired by auroracoin, aphroditecoin wants to help the Cypriots to get back to their normal lives. The idea is that Aphroditecoin is a cryptocurrency which will be handed over to the Cypriots soon. It is based on litecoin and is 75% premined. The premined coins will be distributed to the entire population of Cyprus, commencing on midnight 21th of April 2014. Photo -...

2014-02-11 20:21:34

"You will not be refugees," says Fijian President during state visit. SUVA, Fiji, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fiji will ensure that the people of Kiribati have a home if their country is submerged by the rising sea level as a result of climate change, said the President of the Republic of Fiji, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau. The president made the announcement during his state visit to Kiribati this week, confirming the suggestion made recently by Fiji's Prime Minister, Voreqe...

2013-12-31 23:22:33

Future visitors heading to St. Maarten on vacation that plan to charter a boat will be able to choose from SXM Deals newly added powerboats and sail boats for a private trip around the islands. Philipsburg, St. Maarten (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 SXM Deals adds additional boats to cater for private charters in St. Maarten for the upcoming 2014 tourism season. St. Maarten is a very busy Caribbean island that welcomes thousands of visitors each day arriving via an international airport, busy...

2013-12-05 12:24:25

DUBLIN, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Irish eyes were smiling this week as Ireland secured the number one spot in Forbes' eighth annual Best Countries for Business list for the first time. Ireland's pro-business environment and soaring stock market bumped up its ranking from last year's sixth place. Forbes grades 145 nations in the following categories: property rights, innovation, taxes, technology, corruption, freedom (personal, trade and monetary), red tape, investor protection...

Island Ecosystems In Peril Due To Sea Level Rise
2013-11-14 05:08:52

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Before he was deposed as president of the island nation of the Maldives last year, Mohamed Nasheed was a fierce advocate and proponent for addressing the seemingly inevitable environmental crisis coming about as a result of global sea level rise. President Nasheed and his efforts were chronicled in the 2011 documentary ‘The Island President.’ In addition to the threat of sea level rise, we were reminded this past weekend about...

2013-11-05 23:21:55

The Maples group is expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific region with the launch of the full service offering of MaplesFS in Singapore. Singapore (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 This move further solidifies the group's brand in the region, where trends and market activity have demonstrated confidence in continued growth. MaplesFS, through its operating divisions, Maples Fund Services and Maples Fiduciary is an independent global provider of fiduciary, accounting and administration...

2013-09-26 23:32:44

Hack Cyprus 2013, the first technology and startup festival in Cyprus, took place on the 4th-8th of September, bringing together more than 400 people over five days of building and learning. In times of crisis, Hack Cyprus is creating a grassroots movement aimed to shift an entire country's image. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Hack Cyprus 2013, organised by the Cypriot Enterprise Link, came to a very successful close on Sunday 8th September with the Insights Conference at...

New Island Formation In The Maldives Should Not Be Restricted By Future Sea Level Rise
2013-09-26 12:23:48

University of Exeter The continued accumulation of sand within the iconic ring-shaped reefs inside Maldivian atolls could provide a foundation for future island development new research suggests. Islands like the Maldives are considered likely to be the first to feel the effects of climate change induced sea level rise, with future island growth essential to counter the threat of rising sea levels. The study published in the journal Geology, and carried out by researchers from the...

2013-07-23 23:26:09

As part of a wider effort to spur innovation, creativity and technological entrepreneurship in Cyprus, the Cypriot Enterprise Link is launching the first biggest technology and startup happening in Cyprus, taking place on the 4th-8th September 2013. Nicosia, Cyprus (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Last year, Hack Cyprus established itself with the first ever hackathon to be organized on the island of Cyprus. The event was a great success with more than 80 attendees gathering together for 30+ hours...

2013-07-17 16:21:31

OXFORD, Conn. and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradewind Aviation introduces their signature 'Premium Scheduled' nonstop service to Anguilla and Nevis from San Juan, PR. Anguilla and Nevis join Tradewind's St Bart's, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard routes to further establish Tradewind as the premier provider of first-class short range flights serving difficult to reach luxury destinations. "I am extremely excited about these newest additions to our...


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Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

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