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Agros, Cyprus

was particularly sad is the fact that when the exarch returned to the village, not only did he behave like a tyrant, but he would also embezzle the Monastery’s incomes. Greek-Turkish War According to the research of Petros Papapolyviou which is cited in the book of Hadjipetris, three men from Agros were volunteers in the Greek-Turkish war. Balkan Wars Unfortunately, our evidence is insufficient regarding the participation of the people of Agros in the Balkan Wars. However, we do know that some

. World War II The participation of Agros in World War II was massive. Among the people of Agros who participated were Glafkos Clerides, former president of the Republic of Cyprus, and Andreas N. Tzionis. The former served as a flight-sergeant in the British Air-force, whereas the latter in the U.S. Army. Moreover, as Hadjipetris remarks, “the father of the former President Mr Ioannis Clerides, his brother Xanthos, as well as the children of Nearchos Clerides, Lefkos and Phoebos Clerides also

Canberra bomber aircraft and a Venom pursuit plane. This sabotage is considered to have been the biggest one of the liberating fight. There were many guerrilla fighters from Agros, some of which were sentenced to prison and others were kept as political prisoners without a trial. During the entire fight, the people of Agros had an enormous contribution to it. Hadjipetris writes: “The participation of the people in the passive resistance and the operation of an arbitration court, whose

Loreto, Baja California Sur

dossierpolitico Desbandada panista en BCS para afiliarse al PANAL Revista Dossier Político El PANAL fortalecido por la fractura perredistaLa Jornada Loreto politics has demonstrated two characteristics: '''high voter participation (Voter turnout)''' and '''differentiated voting'''.

Participation Baja California Sur State has high voter participation than the rest of the country, and within the State, Loreto is the Municipality with the highest turnout. Local elections have generally had higher participation than General Elections (Elecciones Federales) for President, Senators and Deputies. Local election participation was as low as 48.2% in 1993 and as high as 83% in 1996 while participation in the last General Election was 62.42%. Differentiated voting means

Whittier, Minneapolis

and rehabilitate housing. WA operated as a Community Development Corporation, developing housing for many years in order to sustain its operations in community outreach. The City attempted to bring about a citizen participation model to assist neighborhoods until with the Legislature's assistance created the Neighborhood Revitalization Program in 1987 to formally address urban issues with funding. The city began designating official neighborhood boundaries at this time and Whittier was formalized

Neighborhood Action Plan. *Heritage Preservation Commission (Gail Bronner) 1976 Washburn-Fair Oaks: A study for preservation. ;Research articles *Allen, Jeffrey 2003 Affordable Housing in the Whittier Neighborhood. Minneapolis: Whittier Alliance. *Arwade, Jennifer 2000 Citizen Participation in City Planning: how much is enough? The Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program and Trenton, New Jersey. A senior thesis submitted to the Department of Politics for B.A. Princeton NJ

: an experiment in empowered participatory government *Fagotto, Elena and Archon Fung 2005 Appendix to The Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program * Fagotto, Elena and Archon Fung 2006 Empowered Participation in Minneapolis: The Neighborhood Revitalization Program. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Vol. 30, No. 3

Silver Lake, Los Angeles

includes an adjacent city park; the Silver Lake Walking Path, which circumvents the reservoirs (2.25 miles); and the Silver Lake Meadow, modeled after N.Y.C.'s Central Park Sheep Meadow. On the northeast corner of the property is the Neighborhood Nursery School, which since 1976 has been at the corner of Tesla Avenue and East Silver Lake Boulevard. It is a parent participation cooperative preschool, affiliated with the California Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools. http

: "The Neighborhood Nursery School" . Retrieved February 25, 2013. "Parent Involvement in Child's Education". California Council of Parent Participation Nursery Schools. Retrieved February 25, 2013. Population The 2000 U.S. census counted 30,972 residents in the neighborhood—an average of 11,266 people per square mile, about the same population density

Bandar Lampung

; Education In 2009, Bandar Lampung has a literacy rate of 94.3%, slightly increased from 2005 which was 93.5%. However, the high school participation rate kept decreasing from 69.2% (2007) down to 61.4% (2009). ref

On the other hand, high school participation rate in Indonesia was raising from 54.6% (2007) to 55.8% (2010).

Ponta Grossa

the year 2006, the city hosted several friendly matches between local teams and teams from Curitiba, Cascavel, Londrina, Ponta Grossa and Ciudad del Este, and also promoted, in 2006, three major competitions: Since its first edition, and traditionally, Guarapuava has hosted the 1st. Stage of the Rugby Championship of the state of Paraná (Paraná (state)). That tournament, growing every year, currently has the participation, besides the local team, the teams of Curitiba

related to Brazilian participation in WWII. * *


) aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle , beset multiple times by rough seas which halted carrier operations. On 5 August, Apache participation in the rebel push for the town of Zliten was reported.

seas which halted carrier operations. On 5 August, Apache participation in the rebel push for the town of Zliten was reported.

National Disaster Response Force

village volunteers, local people, students, State Police, and also Central and State Govt. personnel participated in the programme. NDRF also conducts regular mock exercises on various disasters like cyclone, flood, earthquake, NBC emergencies, mass causality management etc. Participation in such exercises on the one hand improve the professionalism of NDRF personnel to tackle the real emergency situations and on the other provides an opportunity to interact with various State Government

Maidan, Patna – 22–24 March 2010 * Participation in TATPAR 2010 (Mega-Exhibition on disaster management organized by Disaster Management Department of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai) at Shivaji Park, Mumbai – 26–27 Feb 2010 References External links * Official website * National Disaster Management Authority, Government of India, website

Umm Qasr

. There are many local teams, but the greatest public support is for the Port Culp team in the mother port of Maqel in downtown Basrah. Some of the youth are involved in swimming in the gulf water because of the limited number of swimming pools; also, some people are focusing on the running sports. Female participation in sports is limited in the public schools. Airport Umm Qasr has a Civil aviation airport (List of airports in Iraq), with the List of airports by ICAO code: O ICAO Code

2005 p 406 There is no report on the exact size and nature of Mubarak’s attack, though Ottoman forces did retreat from those positions weeks later. Mubarak soon removed the Ottoman symbol that was on the Kuwaiti flag and replaced it with “Kuwait” written in Arabic script. Mubarak’s participation and previous exploits in obstructing the completion of the Baghdad

Porto Seguro

by a fleet commanded by Pedro Álvares Cabral on behalf of the Portuguese (Portugal) crown, which arrived in present-day Porto Seguro, Bahia, but except for Salvador (Salvador, Brazil) (the first Brazilian capital city) the rest of the new territory still remained largely unexplored half a century later. Rhythm, participation, and costumes vary from one region of Brazil to another. In the southeastern cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, huge organized parades are led

by samba schools. Those official parades are meant to be watched by the public, while minor parades ("blocos") allowing public participation can be found in other cities. The northeastern cities of Salvador (Salvador, Bahia), Porto Seguro and Recife have organized groups parading through streets, and public interacts directly with them. This carnival is also influenced by African-Brazilian culture. It's a six-day party where crowds follow the trios elétricos through

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