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Ifrane

, and the site, across from the Police Academy and the new police Commissariat, has been redeveloped as a summer camp for the Ministry of Justice. The penitentiary served as a Prisoner of War camp during WWII. The popular story of the origin of Ifrane’s lion sculpture involves an Italian inmate of this prison sculpting the lion out of an outcrop of limestone, however this is not true as the lion dates from at least 1936 thus predating WWII. http: ifranelionhistory.bloxode.com The garden city hill station high in the Middle Atlas was always going to be an illusion of suburban middle class France. The colonial reality of the place was manifest in two ways. First of all the inhabitants of Zaouiat Sidi Abdeslam, the original owners of the land on which the town was built, were never properly compensated for their loss. Secondly, the initial town plan was incomplete. Provisions were made for the housing and infrastructure of colon home-owners, but not for the Moroccan maids, gardeners or guards who worked for them. Finding no housing in the official allotments, these people had to build their own houses some distance away, across a ravine north of the town. As elsewhere in Morocco at the time, a shantytown thus grew up next to the colonial town. This is the origin of Timdiqin (officially called Hay Atlas). Notes


Nevis

graduated in 1680, was ordained, and travelled to the West Indies. In January 1684 he was granted an MA by the university; at this time, he is known to have been in Nevis. A popular story recounts that he spent these years sailing with buccaneers, either as their chaplain or as a pirate himself; there is little evidence either way, although a record of 1681 notes that he was paid £20 by Charles II (Charles II of England) for "secret services". Other uses The words and music featured on a miniature sheet issued with the 1983 Christmas stamps of the Caribbean island of St Kitts St Kitts 1983 Christmas m sheet (SG MS 138) while the adjacent island of Nevis issued a complementary sheet featuring the "Calypso Carol". :'''Comment''': Note that his position in Guettarda's link 1 does not indicate that was first in the semi-finals of that competition. Rather, it merely indicates that he was eliminated in the semi-final round of that competition, and as such, finished no higher than a tie for ''ninth''. The next year, he finished fifth in this competition...out of six entrants in his class, and those are the only two significant mentions of his name on the entire web, after you screen out wiki mirrors. I'm sure that there are significant calpysonians from Nevis; I just don't see any evidence that Lord Cam is one of them. Compare the results for his name with those of another Nevisian, Dis N Dat (the current Culturama king). Despite the same "small country" handicaps as Lord Cam, there are mentions of him winning past competitions, performing other gigs, and even serving as president of the Nevis Cricket Association. There are two major regional newspapers giving coverage to other local calypsonians, and I just have to think that if Lord Cam were significant, he'd be mentioned there as well. Even if he weren't, I'd still look to give him the benefit of the doubt if anyone other than a user with the same name as him had made substantive additions to the text, but nobody has. -Colin Kimbrell (User:Colin Kimbrell) 12:51, 31 October 2005 (UTC) ::I understand what you're saying, but as this area is hugely underrepresented on Wikipedia, I don't see the harm of keeping it. As to the main contributer's username, it may be that the contributer is "Lord Cam," but it also could be that the user just signed up for a one time edit and couldn't think of any other name. Either way, though, we can't be sure. Less than 100 articles on Wikipedia mention or are related to Nevis and I think that this article, albeit in a small way, may help improve people's understanding of Nevis' culture. Perhaps in the future when there are thousands of articles about Nevis, this article may prove to be not so noteable but I think we should keep it for the time being.-- User:Kewp Kewp (t) (User talk:Kewp) 18:12, 31 October 2005 (UTC) *'''Keep''' per Guettarda. Perodicticus (User:Perodicticus) 12:59, 31 October 2005 (UTC) Parentage and career His parents, now deceased, were Elijah John Nisbett b. 13 Oct 1892 in Cedar Hill Village, St. George, Nevis, WI (West Indies), and Adina Miller b. 14 Feb 1898 in Nevis, WI. The '''Leeward Islands cricket team''' is a first class cricket team representing the member countries of the Leeward Islands Cricket Association, a regional association which again is part of the West Indies Cricket Board. Contrary to the normal English definition of the Leeward Islands, Dominica is not included - for cricketing purposes Dominica is a part of the Windward Islands (Windward Islands cricket team). As such, Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla, Montserrat, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands Leeward Islands Cricket Association - Club Detail and Sint Maarten Leeward Islands have played at least three home First-class matches in Sint Maarten are all part of the Leeward Islands Cricket Association. The team does not take part in any international competitions (although the member nation of Antigua and Barbuda took part at the 1998 Commonwealth Games (Cricket at the 1998 Commonwealth Games)), but rather in inter-regional competitions in the Caribbean, such as the Carib Beer Cup and the KFC Cup, and the best players may be selected for the West Indies team, which plays international cricket. The Leeward Islands has won a total of ten domestic titles - four in first class cricket and six in one-day cricket, but their last title was in 1997-98 (1997-98 West Indian cricket season) when they won the double (although the first-class title was shared with Guyana (Guyanese cricket team)). Seymour was the son of Henry Augustus Seymour, who was himself the illegitimate son of Francis Seymour-Conway, 2nd Marquess of Hertford. Upon the latter's death in 1822, Seymour's father was forced to surrender his civil service position and property, and leave Ireland for Belgium. In 1842, Prince Albert (Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha) helped secure a position for Seymour in the colonial service. For the next twenty years, he served in various positions in a series of colonies mired in political and economic difficulties: Van Diemen's Land, Antigua, Nevis, British Honduras, and the Bay Islands (Bay Islands Department). Colonial period 1627–1816 The first regional grouping came in the form of the Carlisle proprietorship of 1627 under which Barbados and the Leewards were grouped together. In practice this arrangement was difficult to administer, and Thomas Warner (Sir Thomas Warner (explorer)) governed the Leeward Islands only. In 1660 Lord Willoughby, as Governor of Barbados, also governed all of the Eastern Caribbean, then under English rule. This scheme met with approval from the Leewards as they required the aid of Barbados at the time during the Second Anglo-Dutch War. Despite this need from Barbados, the planters on the Leewards and in Barbados were rivals for the greatest share of the sugar trade with England and so after the war, England gave in to the demands of the Leewards for separate government, and in 1671 a Governor-in-chief was put in charge of St. Kitts, Nevis, Anguilla, Montserrat, Antigua and Barbuda. '''Elquemedo Tonito Willett''' (born May 1, 1953, Charlestown (Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis), Nevis) is a former West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in five Tests (Test cricket) from 1973 to 1974. Itinerary The service began by operating night-time departures calling between ports in St. Tropez (Saint-Tropez), Cannes, Nice, Monaco, Imperia, Genoa and Portofino in the summer. For Summer 2007 EasyCruise relocated to the Greek Islands for a 14-night itinerary taking in the ports of Piraeus (Athens), Mykonos, Paros, Sifnos, Poros, Spetses, Milos, Ios (Ios (island)), Amorgos, Naxos (Naxos Island), Folegandros and Serifos. Previously it was possible to join the ship at any port and stay for a minimum of 2, to a maximum of 14 nights, but now you can embark solely at the port of Piraeus where it visits three times in the 14 nights. Therefore you can create a cruise for either 3, 4, 7, 10 or 14 nights. For the winter season EasyCruise has travelled to the Caribbean calling at Barbados, St Vincent (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), Martinique, Bequia, Grenada and St Lucia in 2005-2006, and for Winter 2006-2007 EasyCruiseOne sailed a 1-week itinerary calling at St. Maarten, St. Kitts, Antigua, Nevis, St. Barts and Anguilla calling at St. Maarten twice. This is a list of the Governors-General of the West Indies Federation (also known as the British Caribbean Federation), consisting of Antigua (with Barbuda) (Antigua and Barbuda), Barbados, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Christopher (Saint Kitts)-Nevis-Anguilla, St. Lucia, St. Vincent (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks & Caicos Islands. The Federation was formed on 3 January 1958, and was formally dissolved on 31 May 1962. *United States Department of Education: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine is certified as an eligible institution for the Title IV Federal Direct Loan program. Ross University 2010-2011 Financial Planning Guide, Ross University 2010-2011 Financial Planning Guide, retrieved from rossu.edu, March 7, 2011 *Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis (Saint Kitts and Nevis): Ross University is accredited by the St. Kitts and Nevis accreditation board to confer the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Ministry Davis returned to the Leeward Islands and worked strongly, but quietly, for abolition in St. Kitts and Nevis. He later became a minister (Minister (Christianity)) at St. Paul's Anglican Church (St. Paul's Anglican Church, Charlestown, Nevis) in Nevis, and in 1824, became the first minister at the newly-built Cottle Church. *1996 RBTT, with the encouragement of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, acquired a 94% interest in the '''Nevis Corporative Bank''', established in 1955, and changed its name to '''Caribbean Banking Corporation (SKN)'''. RBTT also acquired '''Nevis Banking Company''' (est. 1955), and merged it into CBC (SKN). RBTT acquired the '''McLaughlin Bank''' in Curaçao, and changed the name to '''Antilles Banking Corporation (Curaçao)'''. *1997 RBTT acquired a 50% interest in the '''Grenada Bank of Commerce''' (est. 1983), which it has since increased to 62%. RBTT also acquired Neal & Massy’s 50% interest in CBC, making CBC a wholly owned subsidiary. This is now RBTT Bank Caribbean, with branches in St. Lucia, Antigua, St. Vincent, and Bequia, and owns RBTT Bank (SKN) in Nevis and RBTT Bank Grenada. *1998 RBTT acquired the '''First National Bank of Aruba''', with two subsidiaries offering both onshore and offshore services. The bank also formed RBTT Financial Holdings Limited, a new holding company. Leeward Islands moist forests Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, Nevis, Saint Kitts, British Virgin Islands - Sir Dennis distinguished himself in private practice as a Barrister-at-Law and Solicitor throughout the Leeward Islands, with Chambers in Saint Kitts, Nevis and Anguilla from 1966 to 1982. Pero The bridge is named after "Pero" who lived from around 1753 to 1798, arriving in Bristol probably from the Caribbean Island of Nevis in 1783, as the slave of the merchant John Pinney (1740–1818) at 5 Great George Street (Georgian House, Bristol). wikipedia:Nevis


Edo

in and around Edo. A popular story says that in 1596 he was responsible for death of Hattori Hanzō, a famous ninja in the service of Tokugawa Ieyasu, who had tracked him down in the Inland Sea (Seto Inland Sea) but Kotarō has succeeded in luring him into a small channel, where a tide trapped the Tokugawa gunboats and his men then set fire to the channel with oil. Kotarō was eventually caught by the shogunate's special law-enforcement force, guided by his rival and a former Takeda ninja Kosaka Jinnai (高坂甚内), and executed through beheading (Decapitation) by an order of Ieyasu in 1603. Sūden oversaw the administration of Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples in the country alongside Itakura Katsushige, and was involved in a great many diplomatic affairs along with advisors Hayashi Razan and Honda Masazumi. Sūden made his home at the Konchi-in temple he founded in Sunpu, and founded another one by the same name in Edo in 1618. He was abbot of Nanzen-ji in Kyoto. Nussbaum, Louis Frédéric ''et al.'' (2005). ''Japan Encyclopedia,'' p. 381. is a Buddhist (Buddhism) temple in Katsushika (Katsushika, Tokyo), Tokyo, near the Yamamoto House and Mizumoto City Park. This temple is famous for the "Bound Jizo (Ksitigarbha)" discussed in the ''Case of the Bound Jizo'' of Ōoka Tadasuke, a famous judge in Edo (Tokyo) during the Edo period. The next year, in 1709, he was taken to Edo and questioned directly by Japanese politician and Confucian scholar Arai Hakuseki. Hakuseki was impressed by Sidotti's demeanor and his level of scholarship, and developed a great deal of respect for him. The feeling was mutual, and Sidotti grew to trust Arai. Here, for the first time since the beginning of ''sakoku'' in the previous century, was a meeting between two great scholars from the civilizations of Japan and western Europe. Among other things, Sidotti explained to Hakuseki that, contrary to what the Japanese believed at that time, Western missionaries were not the vanguards of Western armies. * '''Nagamochi Kuruma-dansu''' : These coffers on wheels are the oldest documented example of Japanese mobile cabinetry. Diaries from a trade delegation to Edo from the Dutch East India (Dutch East India Company) settlement on Dejima Island, Nagasaki (Dejima ) in March 1657, refer to "big chests on four wheels" that so blocked the roads, people could not escape. What Zacharias Wagenaer and his mission by chance witnessed, has become known as the Great Fire of Meireki in which 107,000 people perished. Heineken, Ty & Kiyoko (1981). Tansu: Traditional Japanese Cabinetry. Pages: 21-23, 42-43, 48. Publisher: Weatherhill Inc., New York Vermeulen, Ton & van der Velde, Paul (1986). The Deshima Dagregisters. Publisher: Leiden Centre for the History of European Expansion, Leiden * '''Hikone Mizuya-dansu''' : Although mizuya (kitchen chests) both of a single section and chest on chest configuration have been crafted to fit into or adjacent to home kitchen alcoves since at least the mid Edo Period, the mizuya produced in the town of Hikone (Hikone, Shiga) on Lake Biwa in Shiga Prefecture deserve particular note. Though copied from Nagoya to Kyoto, the Hikone design, as a uniting of house storage needs and traditional architecture based upon the shaku (Shaku (unit)) measurement as standardized in 1891 is to be praised. Using mortise and tenon construction with Hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) for primary framing, craftsmen cleverly lightened the visual mass of the case by using kijiro nuri (translucent lacquered) finishing for the door and drawer face woods. For the hardware, copper rather than iron was preferred. Heineken, Ty & Kiyoko (1981). Tansu: Traditional Japanese Cabinetry. Pages: 145, 157. Publisher: Weatherhill Inc., New York *Santo (List of Firefly planets and moons), a planet on the ''Firefly'' science fiction franchise *''santo'', the "three capitals" of Japan under the Tokugawa shogunate in the Edo period: the cities of Edo, Kyōto and Ōsaka History Hojōjutsu (捕縄術) or Nawajutsu, (縄術) is the traditional Japanese martial skill of restraining a person using cord or rope (''Hojō''). It found use on both on and off the battlefield in up to 125 individual martial arts schools. It was used in particular by the various police-forces (police) of the Edo-period and remains in use to this day with the Tokyo police force. In the warring-era (1467-1615) it was not uncommon for warriors carrying a rope for use as a tool or as a restraint for prisoners of war when on campaign. The rope is to be used on an opponent after he or she has been subdued using restraining methods (''torite'') such as the methods found in the ''Ikkaku-ryū juttejutsu'' system. In 1694, Yasubei came to the aid of his dojo mate and pledged uncle in a duel at Takadanobaba in Edo, killing three opponents. He received acclaim for his role, and Horibe Yahei of the Akō Domain asked Yasubei to marry his daughter and become the heir to Yahei's family. Yahei was so impressed with Yasubei that he pleaded to his liege, Asano Naganori, to allow Yasubei to keep his Nakayama surname while marrying into the Horibe family. Yasubei eventually took on the Horibe surname and became a successful retainer of the Akō Domain.


Dominican Republic

of Haitihowever, there is some controversy regarding its origins. Of the dance, one story alleges it originated with Slavery slaves , who were chained together, and of necessity, were forced to drag one leg as they cut sugar to the beat of the drums; however, the most popular story relates that a great hero of the revolution (Haitian Revolution), who had been crippled in one leg was welcomed home with a victory celebration. It was known that he loved to dance but all he could do now, was step with one leg and drag the other to close. The imagery of both stories is important; both describe stepping side and dragging the other leg to close both. The similarly named Méringue is a distinct Haitian genre, which is closely intertwined with that of its Dominican counterpart. In some places (for example New Zealand (for the second-phase Restricted licence, but not the final Full licence), Belgium, China, Estonia, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Jordan, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Turkey, U.A.E (United Arab Emirates) and the UK), when a driver takes the licensing road test using an automatic transmission, the resulting license is restricted to the use of automatic transmissions. This treatment of the manual transmission skill seems to maintain the widespread use of the manual transmission. As many new drivers worry that their restricted licence will become an obstacle for them where most cars have manual transmissions, they make the effort to learn with manual transmissions and obtain full licences. Some other countries (such as India, Italy, Pakistan, Malaysia, Serbia, Brazil, Russia, Ukraine and Denmark) go even further, whereby the licence is granted only when a test is passed on a manual transmission. In Denmark and Brazil drivers are allowed to take the test on an automatic if they are handicapped, but with such a licence they will not be allowed to drive a car with a manual transmission. From 1965 on, he did extensive field work in Costa Rica, Mexico, Ecuador, and the Dominican Republic. In 1976, he took up field work in Nicaragua and succeeded in getting a five-year-plan for ''Ctenosaura'' conservation, which was instituted in the 1980s. He retired in 1980, but was still an active herpetologist as of 2006, collecting snakes and publishing papers. *#José María Alfaro Zamora, Head of State of Costa Rica (List of Presidents of Costa Rica) (1846–1847) *'''Dominican Republic''' - Pedro Santana Familias (Pedro Santana), President of the Dominican Republic (List of Presidents of the Dominican Republic) (1844–1848, 1849, 1853–1856) *'''El Salvador''' - '''Shalim Gerardo Ortiz Goyco''' (born February 26, 1979 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is a singer actor. He is the eldest son of Puerto Rican (Puerto Rico) entertainer Elin Ortiz and his wife, the Dominican (Dominican Republic) singer, television presenter, and actress Charytín Goyco (Charytín). - WikiPedia:Dominican Republic Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic commons:República Dominicana


Seattle

) Wilma. (Also name as "Green Lake Tract".) (2) "Green Lake Circle", Lange though a popular story is that in the early days of Seattle's settlement the neighborhood was "so far north, it might as well have been Canada", and was named "Maple Leaf" as an inside joke. '''''The Lusty Lady''''' is the name of a peep show establishment in the North Beach (North Beach, San Francisco, California) district of San Francisco (San Francisco, California). It was also the name of another now-defunct location in downtown Seattle. It was made famous by the labor activism of its San Francisco workers. After graduating, he joined the United States Public Health Service during World War II, and was assigned for a year to the United States Marine Hospital in Seattle, and then to the United States Coast Guard ship USS ''Hemlock'' in Alaska. The Public Health Service transferred him to a position as a researcher at the National Institutes of Health in July 1944. Early career and life Hostak was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Czech (Czech lands) immigrants who eventually moved to Seattle, Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), settling in South Seattle's Georgetown District. A stutterer (stuttering) in his youth, Hostak was drawn to boxing after fighting many of his tormentors, and discovering he had a knack for fighting. He would begin his boxing career as a 16-year old in 1932, fighting many of his bouts in nearby White Center (White Center, Washington). Hostak would go unbeaten for his first 27 bouts, all four and six-rounders, before losing a decision to Jimmy Best. Hostak would continue to fight preliminaries matches through the end of 1936, during which he worked as a sparring partner for Freddie Steele of Tacoma, Washington, who had won the middleweight title in July 1936. Employment of spokescouncils within the United States occurred in Seattle, during the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 protests (WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 protest activity) and in San Francisco Bay Area, leading up to "Day X (March 20, 2003 anti-war protest)" - the day-after the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. These took place under the network known as Direct Action to Stop the War (DASW).


Indonesia

''). He then moved to the south of France, where he married Francoise, the daughter of family friends, with whom he was to sail the world. History It is a popular story and common belief that Okinawan farming tools evolved into weapons due to restrictions placed upon the peasants by the Satsuma samurai clan when the island was made a part of Japan, which forbade them from carrying arms. As a result, it is said, they were defenseless and developed a fighting system around


Egypt

in a 1691 Sanskrit book Shat-Prashna-Kalp-Latika Commons:Category:Egypt WikiPedia:Egypt Dmoz:Regional Africa Egypt

Orders have regained popularity, especially as a form of payment for shopping on the Internet, as they are drawn on the Post Office's accounts so a vendor can be certain that they will not bounce. The use of Postal Orders (or postal notes in some countries) was extended to most countries that are now part of the Commonwealth of Nations, plus to a few foreign countries such as Jordan, Egypt and Thailand. The ''Haggadah (Haggadah of Pesach)'' is a very important and popular

story in Jewish culture and religion about the departure of the Israelites from ancient Egypt, which is read every year during the Passover Seder. Compare the complete Hebrew and English texts of the ''Hagaddah'' on website Szyk illustrated it in 48 drawings in the years 1932-1938, and the development of the political situation in Germany at that time made him introduce some


Japan

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Canada

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Germany

King Johnson in February 1852, as part of the nineteenth century migration of people from the east across the Midwest. New residents organized the city of Mankato on May 11, 1858. The city was organized by Henry Jackson (Henry Jackson (Minnesota pioneer)), Parsons King Johnson, Col. D.A. Robertson, Justus C. Ramsey, and unnamed others. The city recently celebrated its sesquicentennial. A popular story says that the city was intended to have been named ''Mahkato'', but a typographical error by a clerk established the name as Mankato. Blue Earth County, Minnesota : About Blue Earth County According to Upham (Warren Upham), quoting historian Thomas Hughes of Mankato, "The honor of christening the new city was accorded to Col. Robertson. He had taken the name from Nicollet's book, in which the French explorer compared the 'Mahkato" or Blue Earth River, with all its tributaries, to the water nymphs and their uncle in the German (Germany) legend of Undine (Ondine (mythology)).'...No more appropriate name could be given the new city, than that of the noble river at whose mouth it is located." Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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