Senate Approves Bill on Charitable Organisations

first_imgThe Senate on Friday (May 24), passed a Bill making provisions for harmonising the treatment of charitable organisations for the purpose of taxation.The legislation seeks to harmonise the various tax statutes, and provide standard definitions for the terms “approved charitable organisation” and “charitable purposes” for tax use.It also amends the Customs Act, the General Consumption Act, the Income Tax Act, the Property Tax Act, the Stamp Duty Act, and the Transfer Tax Act.Called the Charitable Organisation (Tax Harmonisation) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013, the Bill was piloted by Minister of Justice, Senator the Hon. Mark Golding.The Bill is considered a structural benchmark within the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) programme between Jamaica and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).In his comments, Senator Golding said the legislation is being introduced because a shared concern has emerged between the Government and the multilaterals in relation to the tax treatment of charitable organizations, which allows for significant revenue loss by way of tax expenditures.“Tax expenditures are ways by which the Government gives up revenue it ought to be collecting or which it has decided not to collect,” Senator Golding said.He noted that the tax treatment across tax types have been dogged by inconsistency in the definition of a Charity and of charitable purposes, leading to an over abundance of waivers.“The result is that in the 2010/11 fiscal year the value of waivers granted to charities was in excess of $4 billion and in 2011/2012 it was in excess of $2 billion,” Mr Golding stated.The legislation also eliminate the need for the exercise of Ministerial power to grant waivers of certain taxes to entities considered to be dedicated to charitable purposes. It insteadconfers that power to the appropriate tax authorities – Customs or Tax Administration Jamaica.In his comments, Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate, Senator Arthur Williams, while supporting the legislation, said the appropriate regulations should be put in place to guide the systems and processes by which application for relief is to be granted.For his part, Senator Lambert Brown supported the legislation, but expressed concern about the amendment that removes the power of the Minister to non-elected officials.“I would have preferred to see us as a country growing our economy to the point where we don’t rely on others to tell us to remove the discretion from the elect of the people,” Senator Brown said.In his comment, Senator K.D. Knight said the harmonisation of the various tax statutes was a “good thing” and was necessary.The provisions in the Act will be incorporated into the proposed Charities Act, which will be brought to both Houses of Parliament in September.The Charities Act is now with the Office of the Chief Parliamentary Counsel for drafting. This proposed Bill seeks to facilitate the proper supervision of entities carrying out charitable activities.By Latonya Linton, JIS Reporterlast_img read more

Nova Scotia Celebrates Cadet Day

first_imgYoung people from across the province visited Province House in Halifax, today, Oct. 3, to celebrate Cadet Day. The Sea, Army, Air and Navy League Cadets Day Act recognizes the first Saturday in October as Cadet Day in Nova Scotia, held to honour the cadets, volunteers and supporters of the cadets program. Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant and MLA Ben Jessome, on behalf of Premier Stephen McNeil, who is also Minister responsible for Military Relations, as well as cadets, officials and guests participated in a flag-raising to mark the occasion. “As Her Majesty’s representative and a former cadet, it is my privilege to recognize the hard work and dedication of all those who help to make the cadet programs such valuable and rewarding experiences for young people in Nova Scotia,” said Lt.-Gov. Grant. Nova Scotia has 86 cadet units with nearly 3,500 cadets representing air, sea and army units. “The cadet program is a tremendous way for young people to engage in a variety of fun, challenging and rewarding activities,” said Mr. Jessome. “It teaches invaluable life and work skills and cadets become responsible and active members of their communities.” High school students who take part in cadets can also earn a credit on their transcript. “Each year in Nova Scotia we see cadets making an impact in their communities. From cenotaph vigils on Remembrance Day to community service projects they take on, we see cadets giving back,” said Maj. Bob Eagle, commander, Regional Cadet Support Unit (Atlantic) Nova Scotia Detachment. “Today I’m honoured and proud to help the province recognize these youth by celebrating the sixth annual Cadet Day in Nova Scotia.” For more information on sea, army and air cadets, go to For more information on navy cadets, go to .last_img read more

27th Annual Divas Simply Singing Event

first_imgDIVAS Simply Singing!, the longest consecutive running musical AIDS benefit in the United States, hosts its 27th annual fundraiser for The D.I.V.A. Foundation at the Taglyan Cultural Center in Hollywood California Saturday, December 9.27th Annual Divas Simply SingingProduced and hosted by Tony Award nominee, Spirit Award Winner, honored AIDS activist and D.I.V.A. Foundation Founder Sheryl Lee Ralph, the event will be most intimate gathering in the organization’s history – a cocktails, dinner and evening of song and entertainment in a unique club setting that will give all in attendance an up close experience with the performing artists.“We are always trying to find creative ways to continue to raise HIV/AIDS awareness,” Ralph says. “Anytime you put on an event for over 25 years, there’s the danger of becoming old, too familiar and having the community take you for granted. So this year, we thought we would do something different and host it in a smaller venue that brings everyone closer together for maximum interaction and enjoyment.”This year’s talent includes R&B greats Kenny Lattimoreand Rahsaan Patterson, Original “Dreamgirl” Jennifer Holliday, Chicago soul singer (and “The Voice” Season 3 contestant) Terisa Griffin and “Black-ish” actress and singer Jenifer Lewis, who will also be signing copies of her new book “The Mother of Black Hollywood.” The evening will also feature Todrick Hall, multi-hyphenate and former “American Idol” contestant turned Broadway star (“Kinky Boots”), who is this year’s recipient of the The DIVA Foundation’s Vision Award.“With his passionate artistic activism, powerful songs and ability to connect with and promote a sense of better understanding with gay kids, straight kids, trans kids and so many others finding their way in the world, I believe Todrick will continue to have a great impact on our industry and the world,” says Ralph. “To use the vernacular term, he is truly WOKE!”DIVAS Simply Singing! will also honor the drivers for Project Angel Food, who selflessly give their time to help feed and nourish the sick as they battle critical illness. For nearly 35 years, volunteers and staff cook and deliver nutritious meals, free of charge, to homes throughout Los Angeles County to alleviate hunger, prevent malnutrition and returns their clients to health. Some of the proceeds from this year’s event will go to support Project Angel Food.Continuing to serve as a loving tribute for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDs, the goal of DIVAS Simply Singing! is to raise a quarter of The D.I.V.A. Foundation’s operating budget to ensure that they can continue their efforts to erase stigma, raise awareness and promote HIV/AIDS prevention through arts and education. Over the years, DIVAS Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan, Teena Marie, Tremaine Hawkins, Karen Clark Sheard, Yolanda Adams, LaShun Pace, Dottie Peoples, Jennifer Hudson, and many more have raised their voices in song on the DIVAS stage.An acronym for “Divinely Inspired Victoriously Aware,” The D.I.V.A. Foundation is a national not-for-profit 501c3 charitable organization founded Ralph in 1990 as a memorial to the many friends she lost to HIV/AIDS as an original company member of “Dreamgirls” on Broadway.The foundation stems from Sheryl’s deep concern for the lack of attention given to AIDS in the early years and its potential to become a health risk not only for men but women and children.The D.I.V.A. Foundation uniquely uses the transformational power of the arts as a vehicle to raise funds, awareness, erase the stigma still connected to HIV/AIDS, mental wellness, and educate people about STDs including HIV, Hepatitis C, and other life threatening diseases. As their mission statement says, “We simply dare to care.”The Taglyan Cultural Center is located at 1201 Vine St., Hollywood CA 90038.For tickets and more info, click here.last_img read more

We are working extremely hard for political solution to Syria crisis –

Following a meeting initiated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the G20 summit in St. Petersburg, Lakhdar Brahimi said the UN has been working hard to prepare for the so-called Geneva II meeting, which would include representatives of Syrian parties as well as senior United States, Russian and UN officials.The goal of the conference would to be to achieve a political solution to the conflict in Syria through a comprehensive agreement between the Government and the opposition for the full implementation of the Geneva communiqué of 30 June 2012.Yet, he said, the fate of the conference was “in danger” because of the alleged use of chemical weapons on the outskirts of Damascus, the Syrian capital, on 21 August, “and what may follow as a consequence of that.” “I have drawn attention to the participants of this meeting today to the possible consequences…I think the United Nations [has no] alternative but too continue to pay close attention to the situation in Syria,” Mr. Brahimi said. The biomedical and environmental samples taken by the UN chemical weapons inspection team from the alleged 21 August attack in the Ghouta area outside Damascus are currently being analyzed in four European laboratories. Scientists are working “around the clock” to ensure a rapid result but one that also respects the highest professional standards and without compromising its integrity.Results of the analyses will be shared with Mr. Ban, who will then share them with the 15-member Security Council and all 193 Member States.Mr. Brahimi warned that no country is allowed to take the law into its own hands and urged that any action on Syria be taken to the Security Council. “International law says that no country is allowed to take the law into their hands; they have to go through the Security Council,” Mr. Brahimi stressed.Mr. Ban had asked Mr. Brahimi to join him in Russia to push for a political solution to the Syrian conflict. Addressing world leaders at a working dinner last night, Mr. Ban urged the leaders of the Permanent Five members of the Security Council – China, France, Russia, United Kingdom and United States – as well as from some of the Council’s non-permanent members to “discharge their responsibility fully and for the sake of the people of Syria.” read more

DR Congo Ban urges political leaders to put country ahead of partisan

In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Mr. Ban added that it is very important to eliminate tensions and create a safe environment for the completion of the CENCO-facilitated dialogue, followed by timely, credible and transparent elections. “The Secretary-General deplores the reported loss of life in confrontations between the security forces and protesters, including in Kinshasa,” the statement continued, stressing the need for the national security forces to exercise the utmost restraint in the maintenance of public order. The UN chief also called on the DRC authorities to investigate any acts of violence and ensure the perpetrators are held accountable. In addition, the Secretary-General in his statement encouraged the new government led by Prime Minister Samy Badibanga to take concrete steps, in line with the 18 October political agreement. He also urged all parties involved to exercise maximum restraint in their actions and statements, and discourage the use of violence among their supporters. read more

Solid growth for van market in March rounds off positive quarter

Demand for light commercials rises 3.3% in March 2016 to 63,913 units registered.98,906 vans registered in Q1 – an uplift of 1.2% over the same period last year.Growth driven by large vans, with 14.2% rise in March offsetting declines for smaller vehicles.Wednesday 6 April, 2016 The new van market finished the first three months of the year on a high, with a 3.3% uplift in demand in March, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The 63,913 registrations made in the month represented some two thirds of the quarter’s total volume, with almost 99,000 new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) hitting British roads in the year to date – up 1.2% on the same period in 2015.The trend towards heavier vehicles continued, with a substantial 14.2% rise in the 2.5-3.5T segment last month, counteracting a decline in registrations of vans weighing less than 2.5T. The 3.5-6T truck sector saw registrations fall slightly by 1.9%, while demand for pickups showed a 5.3% gain in March.Mike Hawes, SMMT Chief Executive, said, “Traditionally one of the busiest months of the year for the new British van market, March’s new 16 plate gave a welcome boost, closing the first quarter on a positive note after a more subdued start to the year. Following the sector’s record performance set in 2015, we expect to see steadier growth over the coming months.”Download full stats in Word and Excel documentsClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more

Junior doctors strike meant industrial action doubled in 2016

first_img Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. “To keep strikes at historic lows, the next government needs to get wages rising, and we need new laws to improve workplace rights and give people more voice at work.” Junior doctors on the picket line in 2016Credit:ANDY RAIN The North East and London had the most working days lost per 1,000 employees.There were 101 separate stoppages last year, five fewer than in 2015, but the number of working days lost per dispute doubled to almost 3,200.TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Going on strike is always a last resort when bosses refuse to negotiate or compromise. Strikes are far less common these days and tend to be short.”With the average annual wage still worth £1,000 less than a decade ago, it is not surprising that many strikes are about fair pay.center_img The junior doctors’ strike was partly responsible for the number of days lost to industrial action doubling last year, the ONS has revealed.In total, 322,000 working days were lost in 2016 compared with 170,000 the previous year.The junior doctors’ dispute over new contracts in England accounted for 129,000 lost working days, 40 per cent of the total.There were 154,000 workers involved in disputes last year, higher than the record low of 81,000 in 2015 but still low by historical levels. The total number of days lost was the eighth lowest since records began in 1891. The ONS said the amount of industrial action has reduced significantly in the last 30 years. Junior doctors on the picket line in 2016last_img read more

Future iPods could charge through nanowires embedded in our bodies

first_imgWith every passing week, our gadgets become ever more power hungry… and it becomes increasingly difficult to keep them charged. There are many possible solutions to that problem out there. Some companies are concentrating on improving battery capacity, while others work on energy efficiency, and even other works on faster ways to charge our gadgets, or to juice the up from alternate fuel sources.Consider today’s report firmly in the last category, but it sounds a heck of a lot cooler than just charging our iPhones from a collection of solar cells: Dr. Zhong Lin Wang of the Georgia Institute of Technology is working on a technology that would allow our own bodies to charge our smartphones, lapops and tablets in the future.AdChoices广告His inventions are called nanogenerators, and the idea is centered around zinc oxide nanowires, which generate electricity when flexed. In principal, the nanowires are small enough to sew or embed into pretty much everything. Five hundred nanowires, in fact, can fit into a single human hair. So if they were embedded in your pants, every step you take would generate a charge of electricity that could be funneled into an iPod or a battery pack; if embedded in your shirt, you’d generate a jolt of juice everyt ime you moved your arms. “Our nanogenerators are poised to change lives in the future. Their potential is only limited by one’s imagination,” said Dr. Wang about his invention. So let’s imagine further. Imagine your body being implanted with thousands upon thousands of small nanotubes, in which ever palpation of your heart, every flex of your muscles, every breath you inhale or exhale is going right to your iPod’s battery. Pretty neat, huh? We’ll all be walking portable gadget chargers before we even know it.Read more at Telegraphlast_img read more

Mark Philippoussis father arrested on suspicion of child sexual abuse

first_imgThe father of former Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis has been arrested over allegations he molested two minors.Greek Australian Nikolaos Philippoussis was taken into custody on Tuesday after being arrested at his home in Mira Mesa in northern San Diego, with police reporting he offered no resistance. The 68-year-old tennis coach was taken to the downtown San Diego Central Jail following an investigation conducted without his knowledge that was based on at least two complaints to local police from students he was coaching.“He didn’t know we were coming,” said Lieutenant Greg Rylaarsdam from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Central Investigations Unit.“In this particular case we are in the infancy of the investigation. “On lots of cases we go all the way to the end and get all of our facts in order and all of the evidence lined up and then we go out and arrest somebody. “But in a case like this where there is the potential of ongoing victimisation we developed probable cause and went out and arrested him when we had that.”The alleged victims according to reports by the San Diego Union-Tribune were under the age of 14.Philippoussis was booked into jail on 14 counts of committing lewd or lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14, including two counts of committing sexual acts with a child younger than 10 years old.“They’re felony charges which carry state prison potential,” Lieutenant Rylaarsdam said.“There are two victims, both minors, and we’re not identifying their sex at this time. “At this point, nothing indicates that there are other victims, but anyone with information about this case should call us.” Mark Philippoussis with his father Nikolaos. Photo: The New DailyPhilippoussis has been segregated away from mainstream prisoners due to the nature of the complaints. Meanwhile his bail has been set at US$2.5 million (A$3.2 million), and he is set to face arraignment on Friday when he will be asked to enter a plea. According to reports by 9NEWS, Mark, 40, who is also based in the US, refused to comment on the arrest of his father when approached on Wednesday.Philippoussis was his son’s coach and mentor for a significant part of his professional playing career, and saw him through to being ranked eighth in the world. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

Piratage Sony a encore des ennuis

first_imgPiratage : Sony a encore des ennuisLa page d’accueil de Sony Thaïlande a été victime de phishing tandis qu’un fournisseur d’accès à Internet japonais appartenant au groupe a vu des données clients dérobées. Décidément, Sony n’en finit plus avec les problèmes de piratage informatique. Après la fameuse affaire du Playstation Network, voilà maintenant deux nouveaux problèmes survenus vendredi dernier, révèle ZDnet. C’est d’abord la page d’accueil de Sony Thaïlande qui a été prise pour cible. Celle-ci, victime de phishing, renvoyait vers deux fausses pages du service de carte de crédit italien CartaSi en demandant aux usagers d’entrer leurs identifiants et codes de carte. Manque de chance, durant le même laps de temps, on apprenait que So-Net, un FAI appartenant à Sony, avait été victime d’une intrusion informatique en début de semaine dernière. Cette intrusion a consisté en un vol des points des clients de So-Net, ceux-ci pouvant être échangés contre des produits Sony ou de l’argent virtuel. Toutes ces affaires successives montrent qu’il reste beaucoup de travail à Sony pour sécuriser ses systèmes.Le 23 mai 2011 à 12:58 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

Barrow Awards Medal Of Personal Sacrifice To Uniformed Men

first_imgBy Momodou JarjuDozens of Security Officers, who played a lead role in thwarting The Gambia from getting into conflict during the political impasse, were yesterday decorated with medal of “personal sacrifice” by President Adama Barrow at the McCarthy Square in Banjul.The awardees, 90 in number, some believed weren’t serving members of the army at the time, refused to align with former president Yahya Jammeh who refused to concede defeat after accepting the election results barely a week earlier, to protect President Barrow “before, during and after the political impasse that followed the 1st December 2016 elections.”They are being recognised for contributing to successfully installing the democratically elected government of President Barrow at great risk to personal safety, security and position, according to a citation read by Army spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Modou Lamin Sanyang.These non-serving members of the army at the time, working with the ‘coalition security’ (group of civilians), offered security to President Barrow and his team and were recruited into the army when Barrow assumed power.Prominent among the awardees were former Chief of Defence Staff Lieutenant General Ousman Badjie and his Deputy Chief of Defense Staff Major General Yankuba Drammeh, Lietenant General Masanneh Kinteh, the current CDS, formerly Gambian ambassador to Cuba, Mamat O Cham, the current army commander, Private Kaddy Sanneh and several others.Meanwhile, delivering his speech of the 54th Independence anniversary of The Gambia, President Barrow said the national day avails Gambia the opportunity to talk about its successes, challenges and progress she registered since nationhood.Barrow said Gambians have acknowledged that sovereignty should be matched by economic independence the capacity to generate resources and funds for investment and judicious spending.“The underlying objective is for all citizens to engage in nation building as a united force. This is the environment that my government has now created for Gambians,” he said.He urged Gambians to love their country and sacrifice in times of need and distress which requires rejecting all forms of socio-political discrimination and extremism disguised as nationalism.“It is essential to develop a deep sense of belonging to our motherland, and commit ourselves to the ideals and values of the nation. We have proven that when we stand united in the cause of the nation, we can achieve a lot,” he said.SUCCESSES REGISTEREDBarrow expressed his proudness of the successes he registered with ‘patriotic citizens’ friends and partners such as legislation, infrastructural development, transitional justice, institutional reform etc. as enshrined in his 2018-2021 NDP and the constitutional review and development process.“Also, amongst the progress registered are the recently launched roads and bridges projects in the Upper River and North Bank Regions. Higher learning institutions, such as The Gambia College twin projects, and health infrastructures are being decentralised to promote inclusive development for all. Working with partners, the education sector is building modern classrooms in various parts of the country to make the learning environment more conducive and accessible. Inroads made within the water and energy sectors are also evident cases in point,” he saidBarrow shared his determination to bridge the country’s economic, political and social gaps across all communities.Unfortunately, he went on, sabotage and destruction of water equipment reveal the extent to which subversive elements and enemies of the nation can go to undermine efforts and discredit his government.“This calls for vigilance to ensure that vandals and saboteurs do not succeed in any way. In contrast, with much humility, I am touched by the immense support given to me and my government by individuals, organizations and friendly nations,” he added.The Gambia, one of the smallest country within mainland Africa was declared independent from the British in 1965 pioneered by Edward Francis Small and attained its status under the leadership of first president Dawda Jawara. Jawara ruled the country for 30 years before second President Yahya Jammeh usurped his reign in a coup in 1994. Third President Adama Barrow assumed power in January 2017 in a surprise defeat in December 2016 election.last_img read more

Osaka to announce operator criteria today

first_imgOsaka prefecture and city will collect proposals from operators that match their criteria in August this year and will also participate in discussions with operators. If all goes well, the final decision on the operator will be made in Spring 2020.The prefecture and city are preparing for the 2025 World Expo and it is hopeful that an IR will open in 2024 before the event.It has been reported that construction will begin in April 2022, but IAG has learned that major operators believe construction will take three years so there is a good possibility the start will need to be brought forward.According to the IR Fundamentals Plan announced in February this year, the prefecture and city government intend an investment of JPY930 billion (US$8.3 billion) in total, attracting 15 million visitors a year with annual sales projections of JPY480 billion. Load More Huawei Japan joins Kansai Economic Federation with eye on World Expo 2025 and Osaka IR Osaka approves Yumeshima site for commercial development in latest IR move Japan to conduct nationwide prefectural survey to confirm IR intentions RelatedPosts Osaka city and Osaka prefecture will officially announce the schedule for selection of its IR operator today after confirming the schedule to ensure selection is complete by Spring 2020, according to The Nikkei. Screening for operators will begin this Fall.When he was still governor, Mayor Ichiro Matsui said the government would like to launch its public offering for concepts in Spring.last_img read more

26 LittleKnown Facts About Google Infographic

first_img Register Now » 1 min read This story originally appeared on PR Daily February 13, 2015 Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. You probably didn’t know Google’s original name was Backrub. It was inspired by the system’s method of using back links to find and rank pages.That’s just the beginning of the interesting facts about Google this infographic by WhoIsHostingThis? features. It lists 26 facts you probably didn’t know about the technology company, like:1. The first Google Doodle was an out-of-office message. Google’s founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, posted it in 1998 to let users know they wouldn’t be able to fix technology issues while they attended the Burning Man festival.2. Google’s homepage is simply designed because when Page and Brin launched the site, they didn’t know enough about HTML to dress up the homepage. They also didn’t know how to design a submit button, so users had to press the return key on the keyboard to launch their searches.3. Google Street View features about 28 million miles of photographed roads.4. Google has averaged one company acquisition a week since 2010. Google acquired YouTube through a series of meetings at Denny’s.5. In 2002, Google added Klingon as a language option.Check out the infographic for more:Click to Enlarge Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Globallast_img read more

Paphos Santa Run and Christmas Village this weekend

first_imgBy Bejay BrowneHundreds of families and individuals will take part in the second annual Paphos Santa Run in the town on Sunday, which is supported by Paphos municipality.The event will get underway at 10.30am on Sunday December 16, starting out from the town hall (28 October square) in Paphos old town, and members of the municipality will be handing out Santa hats to those taking part.Last year the event attracted around 400 participants, this year organisers are hoping that around 500- 600 will take part.“Although we call it a run, it’s more of a march and a great way to have fun at a Christmas event and to do something to help participating charities as well,” a municipality spokesman told the Cyprus Mail.Members of the public will meet outside the town hall around 10.15am and march for no more than 1km, accompanied by the music school of Paphos playing marching drums and music.A number of charities will set up stalls in Kennedy Square and will be raising money for their individual causes by selling all sorts of items including, food, mulled wine, cotton candy, hot dogs, traditional Eastern food, traditional Russian fayre and Christmas creations, such as candles.“Young and old will walk to Kennedy Square and the Makarios pedestrianised area, where from 11am- until 1pm a “Love Festival” will be set up with charity in mind, in which more than 25 volunteer entities and organisations will take part.”The participating charities include: the autism association, the Margarita Liasidou foundation, the association against domestic abuse,Europa Donna, the drug rehabilitation association- the Rotary club, the Ladies circle, the Cyprus- Russian association and the Arab women’s cultural club.When the procession arrives at Kennedy Square at 11am, there will also be an entertainment programme by local dance schools.All sorts of entertainment and stalls will also be set up along Makarios Avenue, leading from the square, and will include a magician, stilt walkers and inflatables for children to play on.“There will also be all sorts of materials for children to paint with and create whatever they want.”In the meantime, the municipality Christmas Village is open and operating at 28 October Square, outside the town hall with all sorts of games and rides. Operating hours are:Monday – Friday:  4pm- 10pm,and weekends 11 am-1p.m.On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, the Christmas Village will be open until 6pm and on Christmas day and New Year’s day it will remain open until 4pm.In addition, the Christmas lights of Paphos were switched on at the weekend and the municipality also laid on a free concert at Kennedy Square.“Santa Run” and the ‘Love Festival’ on Sunday December 16 at 10.30am in the city centre.You May LikePopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GamePlay this for 1 minute and see why everyone is addictedPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GameUndoGundry MD Total Restore SupplementU.S. Cardiologist: It’s Like a Pressure Wash for Your InsidesGundry MD Total Restore SupplementUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoThe Deniz boat incident showed clearly the intentions of the Turkish sideUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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