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Cuernavaca is the capital and largest city of the state of Morelos in Mexico. The city is located around a 90 min drive south of Mexico City using the Federal Highway 95D; the name "Cuernavaca" is derived from the Nahuatl phrase "Cuauhnāhuac" and means "surrounded by or close to trees". The name was Hispanicized to Cuernavaca; the coat-of-arms of the municipality is based on the pre-Columbian pictograph emblem of the city which depicts a tree trunk with three branches, with foliage, four roots colored red. There is a cut in the trunk in the form of a mouth, from which emerges a speech scroll representing the language Nahuatl and by extension the locative suffix "-nāhuac", meaning "near". Cuernavaca has long been a favorite escape for Mexico City and foreign visitors because of its warm, stable climate and abundant vegetation; the municipality was designated a Forest Protection Zone by President Lazaro Cardenas in 1937 to protect the aquifers, the vegetation and the quality of life of residents both in Mexico City and locally.

The city was nicknamed the "City of Eternal Spring" by Alexander von Humboldt in the 19th century. Aztec emperors had summer residences there, considering its location of just a 1½-hour drive from Mexico City, today many Mexico City residents maintain homes there. Cuernavaca is host to a large foreign resident population, including large numbers of students who come to study the Spanish language. Cuernavaca was nicknamed "City of Eternal Spring" by Alexander von Humboldt in the 19th century; the city is located in a tropical region, but its temperature is constant at 21–26 °C. It is located on the southern slope of the Sierra de Chichinautzin mountains. In the morning, warm air flows up the mountains from the valley below and in the late afternoon, cooler air flows down from the higher elevations. One ubiquitous flowering plant in the city is the bougainvillea; this pleasant climate has attracted royalty and nobles since Aztec times. Foreign princes and other nobles have been attracted to this place because of its flowers, fruits, fresh-water springs, waterfalls.

Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico set up a country residence in the city. Philanthropist Barbara Hutton, who held several royal titles through marriage, had a home on the outskirts of the city. Princess Maria Beatrice of Savoy lived there from 1971 to 1999, the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, lived in exile in the city following the Iranian Revolution. Although a native of the U. S. Bauhaus designer Michael van Beuren established his residence in a family hacienda in Cuernavaca while fleeing the rise of the Nazi regime in Germany, a colony of Bauhaus designers grew in the city during World War II. Cuernavaca always has been a popular place for people from Mexico City to escape the city. In the 20th century, the climate and flora began to attract many foreigners as well. Population increase in this urban area began in 1940, but the metro area was not created, nor recognized, until the 1960s. From this time the population and the extension of the metropolitan area have grown. From 1960 to 1980, the population had grown from 85,620 to 368,166.

From the 1980s to the present, the municipalities of Emiliano Zapata, Temixco, Tepoztlán, Xochitepec have been added to the metropolitan area. These municipalities have seen the highest rates of growth, however; the metropolitan area has a population of 912,024 and the municipality has 366,321 inhabitants, as of 2015. Over the decades since 1970, this metropolitan area has become more economically and integrated with the Mexico City metropolitan area. Many people from Mexico City own second homes there for weekend retreats, both for the climate and for the well-developed infrastructure. Starting in the 1980s permanent migration of Mexico City residents began, spurred by pollution and crime problems in the capital; the 1985 Mexico City earthquake pushed many well-to-do families there, fearful of the next catastrophe. In many of these cases, the main breadwinner commutes each day to work in Mexico City; this has produced a considerable increase in housing developments on the outskirts of the city in the late 1990s and 2000s.

This influx has had a positive economic benefit for the city but has put pressure on the infrastructure as well. 85% of the city of Cuernavaca is dedicated to housing, much of this is in middle-class housing developments such as Rancho Cortés, Rancho Tetela, Colonia del Bosque, which are located on the outskirts of the city. Lower-income housing is concentrated in the city proper. Burials dated to c. 1000 BCE have been found in Morelos, in the north of the city. The first major culture to inhabit this area was the Tlahuica, whose main settlement was where the city of Cuernavaca is today; the Tlahuicas have inhabited this area at least since the 12th century. The first incursions south into the area by peoples of the Valley of Mexico occurred in the 12th century, when a lord named Xolotl conquered most of the Valley of Mexico. An allied Chichimeca tribe moved south into what is now northern Morelos state, making Techintecuitla lord of the Cuahnahuac area, with the Tlahuicas concentrated in the nearby towns of Yecapixtla and Yautecatle.

According to the Tlatelolco Annals, in 1365, the lord of Cuahnahuac, tried to conque

John Liu

John Chun Yah Liu is an American politician in New York City. A member of the Democratic Party, he is a member of the New York State Senate for the 11th District in northeast Queens, he served as the 43rd New York City Comptroller from 2010 to 2013 and as a member of the New York City Council from 2002 to 2009, representing District 20 in northeast Queens. He was the first Asian American New York City Council member and Comptroller and one of the first two Asian American New York State Senators, as well as the first elected to legislative or citywide office in New York, he was a candidate in the 2013 New York City mayoral election. Liu teaches municipal finance and policy at Baruch College and Queens College of the City University of New York and Columbia University. Chun Liu was born in Taiwan, moved to the United States at the age of 5. Chang F. Liu, his father, was a Master of Business Administration graduate bank teller. In honor of John F. Kennedy, Liu's father changed his sons' names to John and Edward, his own name to Joseph.

Liu attended PS 20 in Hunter College High School. He graduated from Bronx High School of Science in 1985, doing community organizing and volunteer work in his spare time. During his years attending Binghamton University, he majored in mathematical physics and rose his way up to executive vice president of the University's Student Association, he worked as a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers and served as president of the North Flushing Civic Association before his election to the City Council. Liu was elected to the New York City Council in 2001, representing northeast Queens in the 20th District as its first Asian American member, he served as the Chairperson of the New York City Council's Transportation Committee, served on the committees on Education, Consumer Affairs, Land Use, Oversight & Investigations as well as Lower Manhattan Redevelopment. Liu was known for his confrontational demeanor. In March 2009, Liu announced. Liu had raised $3 million for his political run. In May, Liu picked up several endorsements from several different organizations: The Village Independent Democrats, The Queens County Democratic organization, the local Americans for Democratic Action chapter and the Working Families Party, 1199 SEIU union local and the Uniformed Firefighters Association.

In September 2009, the United Federation of Teachers began endorsing Liu. In the September 15 Democratic primary, Liu was the front-runner, ending up with 133,986 votes, but because he did not manage to reach 40% of the vote, a run-off election was required between Liu and David Yassky, who received 30 percent of the vote in the primary, but Liu won the run-off by taking 55.6% of the vote. In the general election on November 3, Liu won the comptroller election with a total of 696,330 votes. Republican candidate Joseph Mendola came in second with 19.3% of the vote. During his tenure as New York comptroller, Liu claimed to have saved New York City more than $3 billion by cracking down on wasteful expenditures and cutting inefficiencies, he spearheaded Checkbook 2.0, the initiative to upgrade the city's current online transparency system. Liu is a leader of the Asian Political Leadership Fund, a federally designated 527 fund whose purpose is to promote political leadership from within the Asian American community.

Liu ran as a candidate in the 2013 New York City mayoral election, but came in fourth place in the Democratic Party's primary election. Liu's platform in the primary included: Improving air quality and clean water by improving the city's transit system, pressuring the MTA to modernize their transit systems in order to reduce greenhouse gas emission and improve energy efficiency. Improve energy efficiency by supporting large-scale energy alternatives such as solar and wind energy as opposed to the usage of fossil fuels which would deplete the Earth's natural resources as well as release about 10 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases every year. Create opportunities to source food locally, which would improve New York's economy and further distribute capital throughout the City in an environmentally sound way. Expanding safe streets for Senior Citizens by creating shorter crosswalks, implementing more countdown timers, creating larger signs to reduce the risk of injury from careless drivers, etc.

Support revitalizing brownfields, abandoned areas which were used as industrial centers for factories and mass production. Advocating to increase minimum wage from $7.25/hour to $11.50/hour to increase the standard of living in New York City. Legalizing and taxing the production and sale of recreational and medicinal marijuana to adults of age 21 and older, directing the tax revenues and savings to university education. On August 5, 2013, the Campaign Finance Board denied Liu matching funds worth $3.53 million for his campaign. His supporters disagreed with the decision, saying they had legitimately donated funds to Liu's campaign, were being denied their rights. John Liu met with Xu Yousheng, a top director of the United Front Work Department, an agency known for carrying out propaganda work via overseas Chinese associations and influential individuals, reports directly to the Chinese Communist Party's Central Committee, he visited People's Republic of China on a sponsored trip in 2007 to accept an award for "beautifying the world".

The meeting was reported on by numerous overseas Chinese media outlets, including China Press and the Phoenix T. V. station. He raked in hefty campaign donations from the Fujian Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, an organization tied to th

Anagennisi Deryneia FC

Anagennisi Deryneia is Cypriot football team based in Deryneia, Famagusta. The club was founded in 1920 and they joined the Cyprus Football Association in 1972; the team was relegated at the end of the season. It has participated in Cypriot Third Division in the past; the club maintains a volleyball team, playing in the Second Division, having lifted the Cypriot Cup trophy twice in the past. Anagennisis Derynia's supporters are passionate and cheerful at all the club's matches; the official fan club of Anagennisis is called TIFIOZI and it was established in 2009. As of 25 January 2019Note: Flags indicate national team. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. For recent transfers, see List of Cypriot football transfers winter 2018–19 2009–10 Anagennisis finished in 3rd position in the Cypriot Third Division and gained promotion to the Second Division. 2010–11 Anagennisis finished in 3rd position in the Cypriot Second Division and gained promotion to First Division.

2011–12 Anagennisis finished in 13th position in the Cypriot First Division and was relegated to Second Division. 2012–13 Anagennisis finished in 4th position in the Cypriot Second Division. 2013–14 Anagennisis finished in 3rd position in the Cypriot Second division. Cypriot Second Division: 21998–99, 2002–03 Anatoly Baidachny Adamos Adamou Nikos Nikolaou Adamos Adamou Savvas Poursaitides Official Website Facebook Page

Maria Wnęk

Maria Wnęk was one of the most eminent representatives of Outsider art in Poland. Born in Olszanka near Nowy Sącz to a family of farmers, she finished her formal education after four years of primary school. After her house burned down, she left to Nowy Sącz where she worked as a cleaner and met the painter Ewa Harsdorf who taught her basic of art techniques, she was a fervent believer participating in worship rituals, had visions, heard warnings and admonitions from God and saints, which she wrote on the reverse sides of her works. Diagnosed with schizophrenia, she spent many years in the Psychiatric Hospital in Kobierzyn, her paintings are considered expressive and coloristically excellent by collectors and can be found in the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore, the Art & Marges Museum in Brussels and the Collection de l'art brut in Lausanne as well as in Polish ethnographic and regional museums and private collections. Art critic Aleksander Jackowski wrote about her:Maria Wnęk's works take us into the world of religious epiphanies, but of images that express the author's fears and obsessions.

The wrongs grow in her imagination and it is difficult to discent what happened and what is a product of fear, obsession, persecution complex. Simulultaneosly she lives in the world of illusions, beatiful experiences, adding the sacred to secular motifs; the back of pieces of carton paper are covered with frantic handriting: messages to the world, descripctions of wrongs suffered and catastrophic visions. People wanted her incapacitated since people like her, who go their own way, make others feel uncomfortable

1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships took place on 27 and 28 March 1999. The races were held at the Barnett Demesne/Queen’s University Playing Fields in Belfast, United Kingdom. Reports of the event were given in The New York Times, in the Herald, for the IAAF. Complete results for senior men, for senior men's teams, for men's short race, for men's short race teams, for junior men, for junior men's teams, senior women, for senior women's teams, for women's short race, for women's short race teams, for junior women, for junior women's teams and the results of British athletes who took part were published. For full event details see 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's raceNote: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result For full event details see 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Men's short race Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result For full event details see 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's raceNote: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result For full event details see 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's raceNote: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result For full event details see 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Women's short raceNote: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result For full event details see 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's raceNote: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result†: Nadia Ejjafini of Morocco was the original 21st-place finisher in 22:37 min, but was disqualified for age falsification.

* Host nation Note: Totals include both individual and team medals, with medals in the team competition counting as one medal. An unofficial count yields the participation of 759 athletes from 66 countries; this is in agreement with the official numbers as published. The announced athlete from Equatorial Guinea did not show. 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior men's race 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Men's short race 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior men's race 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Senior women's race 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Women's short race 1999 IAAF World Cross Country Championships – Junior women's race 1999 in athletics Official site

That's What I Love About Sunday

"That's What I Love About Sunday" is a song written by Adam Dorsey and Mark Narmore, recorded by American country music artist Craig Morgan. It was released in November 2004 as the first single from his album My Kind of Livin'. In early 2005, it became his only number one single, spending four weeks atop the Billboard U. S. Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. In addition, it was declared the number-one song of 2005 according to Billboard, as well as the first Number One for any artist on the Broken Bow label. "That's What I Love About Sunday" was the first independently distributed single to top the country chart since 2000. The song was the first independently distributed single to notch a second week at number one since 1977 when the Kendalls spent four weeks at the top with "Heaven's Just a Sin Away."Morgan told Billboard, "What the fans say and what we hear is that I make a big deal out of the little things in life. And, who I am. It's those little things in life. Simple things like the smell of fresh cut grass.

That what'Sunday' was about."Mark Narmore and Adam Dorsey wrote the song while meeting at a Chinese restaurant. In an interview with Country Weekly magazine, Narmore said that many of the people mentioned in the song are based on real-life family and friends: "My mother's name is Betty...and the kid that broke the window is based on something that happened when I was about 10 years old." Adam adds, "Our best friends at church are the Martins, though they don't have a "mean freckle-faced kid" as mentioned in the song. A mid-tempo ballad, "That's What I Love About Sunday" is an ode to typical southern Sunday activities, such as attending church services, playing a back yard game of football, eating a traditional Sunday dinner, relaxing with family; the music video was directed by Shaun Silva and premiered in November 2004. It shows Morgan performing the song in an outdoor field, various church-goers setting up for a service at the same field, covered with pews. Several face shots of each of the members are seen, as well as Morgan singing while playing guitar while seated in one of the pews of the outdoor church