Archive for June, 2009

New H1N1 Cyprus

Monday, June 29th, 2009

There have been 5 more cases of swine flu reported in the Paralimni / Ayia Napa areas. All are Cypriots but the ministry of health reports that all infected Cypriots have had contact with foreigners. The total number of H1N1 cases in Cyprus has now risen to 25 confirmed.

Cyprus Limnitis

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

A checkpoint in Limnitis is planned to be opened by the European President Jose Manuel Barroso around he begining of July. The EU president is planning to meet leaders from both the South and North of Cyprus to have talks and dinner (Hosted by Premier Christofias).

UFO in Cyprus

Sunday, June 21st, 2009

Last week there were reports of a UFO over Tymbou airport Northern Cyprus. There have been a number of UFO sightings this year this being the latest. Reported by an Airline pilot flying from Istanbul sighting the UFO over the northern Cyprus Coastline, furthermore the UFO followed the Airline for some time.

Nicosia Bomb

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

A small bomb went off over night in the capital Nicosia in the Acropolis Area.  CyprusPolice reported it was a small device which damaged a car outside an apartment block. No one was injured.

Swine Flu in Cyprus

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

The latest news on swine flu in Cyprus is that Cyprus does not have any current cases , this despite the world health organisation raising the Swine Flu status to global pandemic . Health minister Christos Patsalides reported that each country would be taking actions based on the individual countries developments in the outbreak.

Cyprus Title Deeds

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

This week as reported in the Cyprus Mail the Government of Cyprus has said it will not be helping the long and much publised issue of Title Deeds in Cyprus on property and obtaining them for Property Buyers.It is near imposible to sell a property without title deeds and many buyers have waited years for issue due to such practices as mortgages being taken out by the developers on the land as a whole.

European Elections – Vote in Cyprus

Monday, June 8th, 2009

The recent European Parliament votes from Cyprus were very low in turn out. Of the registered 6458 voters, only 2725 had voted by 18:00hrs Cyprus time. On the Turkish side of Cyprus the registerd voters ( 747 ) only 117 had cast their votes.

Zanatzia Fire

Friday, June 5th, 2009

In the Limassol district out near Zanatzia southern region a massive blaze has been brought under control although high winds have hampered efforts. British forces Helicoptors and Cyprus Firefighters and a firefighting plane were all called into action.

Petition Downing Street

Monday, June 1st, 2009

 A petition has been signed by over 2000 people so far and will be presented to Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Those wishing to sign the petition should do so prior to the closing date of June 4th. The aim is to exert pressure from Downing Street upon the Cypriot Government with emphasis on the Title Deed problem in Cyprus in compliance with the European Charter of Human rights Article 17. View the petition at http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/TitleDeedsCyprus/ and further reference to Title Deeds.

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