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‘The Year of the Citizen’ – Archbishop’s Christmas message

Archbishop Paul Cremona has issued his annual Christmas message, in it he says: “The European Union has designated 2013 as the Year of the Citizen. The aim is for all Europeans to acknowledge their rights as European citizens, in order that, in a spirit of democracy, any decisions they may take during their lifetime will [...]
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Solidarity plays an important role in society – President Abela

In this year’s Christmas message for 2012, President George Abela said that solidarity plays an important role in society, people need to help those in need, such as families at risk of poverty, people with special needs and the unemployed. The President appealed to public officials to act in line with the highest morals and [...]
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The Gozo News team wishes everyone a Happy Christmas

The team at Gozo News would like to wish all our readers a very Blessed and Happy Christmas. With thanks also to all of our contributors for all their highly valued input over the last year. We look forward to your continuing support and contributions in the coming New Year of 2013. Photograph by Alain [...]
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Exchanging Christmas greetings with the Malta Bishops

On the occasion of Christmas and the start of the New Year, Archbishop Paul Cremona O.P. the Auxiliary Bishop Charles J. Scicluna and Archbishop Emeritus Joseph Mercieca will receive members of the general public who wish to convey their good wishes for the season, on Sunday, the 30th of December between 9.30am and noon. This [...]
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GUG members give some time on Christmas Eve to Arka

Gozo University Group members went to the Arka Foundation in Ghajnsielem this Christmas Eve morning, where they spent a few memorable hours doing voluntary work, helping the dedicated workers at the Centre to bring a smile on people’s faces this Christmas Eve. The GUG volunteers who went to Arka this morning said that they had [...]
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Scheduled power suspensions in Victoria on Wednesday

Enemalta have advised that there will be scheduled power suspensions in Victoria, Gozo, on Wednesday, the 26th of December, between the hours of 8.00am and 3.00pm. The following areas will be affected by this scheduled power suspension: TRIQ IL- MITHNA and TRIQ IT- TABIB ANTON TABONE.
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Gozo’s contribution to the GDP was 5.3% with GVA up 2.3%

Provisional estimates for 2011 indicate that Gozo’s contribution to national Gross Domestic Product at market prices was 5.3 per cent, or €344.0 million, shown by figures released from the National Statistics Office today. Gross Value Added (GVA) for Malta increased by 3.0 per cent in 2011, while that for Gozo went up by 2.5 per [...]
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Two young Gozitans elected to the National Youth Council

Ryan Mercieca and Michael Tabone, both young Gozitans in their early twenties, have contested the election for the National Youth Council 2013/2014 which took place on the 15th December. Twenty-four out of the twenty-nine Non-Governmental Youth Organisations eligible for voting participated in the election, with the Gozitans being elected by a majority of votes. Ryan [...]
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