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CFS Alert

canada story Air Command (Canadian Forces Air Command) officially took responsibility for CFS Alert from Canadian Forces Information Operations Group (CFIOG) 1 April 2009. There are currently approximately 55 military and civilian personnel permanently stationed in Alert, and the population can rise to over 100 in the summer months and during the semi-annual "Operation Boxtop" resupply missions.


spring is drinkable and made available to visitors using cups made from large green leaves. The “witches” of Catemaco thumb 300px Grounds where the annual "brujo" reunion is held in Catemaco (File:ShamanReunionCatemaco4.JPG) Catemaco is known in Mexico for its community of “brujos,” which can be translated as “witches” or “sorcerers” as most are men. The history of magical practices here extends back

Silver Lake, Los Angeles

as part of the City of Los Angeles Neighborhood Council system in February, 2003. Its 21-member Governing Board is elected for two-year terms in September. "Silver Lake Neighborhood Council". Retrieved September 2, 2013. Recent projects have included "Street Medallions" created by artist Cheri Gaulke, "ArtCans", the "Electrical Art Box Project", and the second annual "Make Music LA" ref

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

. A steam locomotive stands at the Main Street entrance to the park, donated by the Soo Line in 1955. Lakeside Park hosts a holiday event featuring a "dancing lights" display, The Annual "Dancing Trees" Christmas Light Show in Fond du Lac decorations and music. Buttermilk Creek Park is a large, grassy, hilly park containing an amphitheater, two jungle gyms, and a sledding hill. Other parks include: Taylor Park and Pool, Butzen

5033 1884 1892 1898 1902 1908 1915 * Fond du Lac Public Library * The Annual "Dancing Trees"

Bancroft, Ontario

of artists and artisans live in the surrounding area, and exhibit together in events like the "Fall Studio Tour". The Art Gallery of Bancroft (AGB) is located in the town of Bancroft, Ontario, Canada and is the area's only public not-for profit art gallery. Completely run by dedicated volunteers, the AGB mounts 11-12 exhibitions per year celebrating the work of local and regional artists and artisans. These exhibitions include the popular annual "Juried Show" and the annual student

Downtown Orlando

at Church Street Station (Church Street Station (Orlando)), which quickly became a popular attraction. In the mid 1980s, several skyscrapers were constructed; including SunTrust Center and Barnett Plaza (now Bank of America Center). Lake Eola Park was redesigned and the Walt Disney Amphitheater opened in the park around the same time the annual "Orlando Shakespeare Festival" was established. On the other hand, downtown's population base still had yet to rebound to previous levels


and manufacture gained prominence in the Ming Dynasty (13th century). Now Hzhou is known as the "Hometown of Ink Brush". Huzhou also holds annual "Huzhou Ink Brush Festival", and the festival also has some memorial activities dedicated to Meng Tian - the inventor of ink brush pen. The most famous brush pen workshop in Huzhou could be the Shanlian ( Simplified Chinese: 善 琏; Pinyin: Shàn Liǎn), and its brush pens are named Shanlian Hubi ( Simplified Chinese: 善琏湖 笔; Pinyin


first hand in Guatemala Relief Web press release Retrieved on September 23, 2009. Since becoming a global spokeswoman Aguilera has helped raise over $22 million which helped provide over 90 million meals. World Food Programme official site and the World Food Programme Retrieved on May 13, 2010. She was honored at ''Variety'''s annual "Power of Women" luncheon in late 2009 alongside other women in entertainment for her contribution to philanthropic and charitable causes. McNiece, Mia ''Variety'' online September 1, 2009 Variety to celebrate Power of Women Retrieved on September 10, 2009. In response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Aguilera donated a signed Chrysler 300 which was auctioned for relief efforts. PRNewswire January 17, 2010 The Chrysler Brand Joins Forces With 'The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards' to Contribute Relief Efforts to Haiti Retrieved on January 18, 2010. She was one of the many artists who appeared on the ''Hope for Haiti (Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief)'' telethon on January 22, 2010, donations directly benefited Oxfam America (Oxfam), Partners In Health, Red Cross (International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement) and UNICEF. She later appeared on a second public service announcement alongside sports icon Muhammad Ali to raise funds for the World Food Programme's efforts to bring food to survivors of the earthquake. WFO Retrieved on January 31, 2010 Later that year Aguilera made her first visit to Haiti as an ambassador against hunger where she visited two schools in the town of Léogâne. During her time there she assisted in the ongoing efforts to help the badly damaged town where she served meals and highlighted reconstruction efforts in the country. ''World Food Programme'' May 12, 2010 Haiti Is First Stop For New WFP Ambassador Christina Aguilera Retrieved on May 12, 2010. That year, Aguilera was appointed UN ambassador (United States Ambassador to the United Nations) for the WFP. By the late 17th century, the great Spanish towns of the Caribbean had begun to prosper and Spain also began to make a slow, fitful recovery, but remained poorly defended militarily because of Spain's problems and so were sometimes easy prey for pirates and privateers. The English presence continued to expand in the Caribbean as England itself was rising toward great power status in Europe. Captured from Spain in 1655, the island of Jamaica had been taken over by England and its chief settlement of Port Royal had become a new English buccaneer haven in the midst of the Spanish Empire. Jamaica was slowly transformed, along with Saint Kitts, into the heart of the English presence in the Caribbean. At the same time the French Lesser Antilles colonies of Guadeloupe and Martinique remained the main centers of French power in the Caribbean, as well as among the richest French possessions because of their increasingly profitable sugar plantations. The French also maintained privateering strongholds around western Hispaniola, at their traditional pirate port of Tortuga (Tortuga (Haiti)), and their Hispaniolan capital of Petit-Goâve. The French further expanded their settlements on the western half of Hispaniola and founded Léogâne and Port-de-Paix, even as sugar plantations became the primary industry for the French colonies of the Caribbean. - 1799 12 January The generals of the colony - Toussaint, André Rigaud, Bauvais, and Laplume - met in Port-au-Prince and named Toussaint the lead commander. Rigaud surrendered control of the southern cities of Léogâne, Grand-Goâve, Petit-Goâve, and Miragoâne. '''Jean-Jacques Pierre''' (born 23 January 1981 in Léogâne) is a Haitian footballer (Association football) currently playing as a central defender (Defender (association football)#Centre back) for Greek Superleague side Panionios (Panionios G.S.S.). DATE OF BIRTH 23 January 1981 PLACE OF BIRTH Léogâne, Haiti DATE OF DEATH She was born Simone Ovide in about 1913 near the Haitian town of Léogâne, the illegitimate daughter of a mulatto merchant and writer, Jules Faine, and Célie Ovide, one of the maids in his household. At an early age her mother gave her up, and she spent much of her childhood in an orphanage in Pétionville, an exclusive suburb in the hills above Port-au-Prince. The orphans were encouraged to acquire vocational skills and Simone Ovide was trained as a nurse's aide. While working as a nurse she met a young doctor named François Duvalier. The couple was married on December 27, 1939, and had four children: Marie Denise, Nicole, Simone, and Jean-Claude, their only son. west of Port-au-Prince (w:Port-au-Prince), the capital of Haiti (Haiti). More than 100 aftershocks have been registered since that earthquake. The United Nations reported that the earthquake has caused more than 225,000 deaths, a number which is expected to rise.

Swift Current

Saskatchewan's temperate climate, with much warmer winters and cooler summers than other areas in Saskatchewan. Combine this with the clean, exceptional water supply and reasonable property value this makes this community a truly great place to live. (In fact, residents celebrate their love for the town during their annual "I love Shaunavon Day"!) Born and raised in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, she briefly married Jack Murray as a teenager


century stupa is one of the most revered in the country of Laos. Each year in December, Buddhists travel to this holy site for the annual "Boun Pha" ceremony. There are two roads that lead to the stupa: the first one is the busy main road to Seno. Tuk-tuk rides should cost 70,000 kip for a round-trip. Far more recommended is the alternative road through the green rural outskirts, passing the Beung Va lake, which is best experienced by bicycle or motorbike. *

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