Life Sucks – Bad News

Virunga National Park: Ranger Ishara Birindwa killed defending the Park “We deeply regret to announce the death of our Ranger Easter Ishara Birindwa, killed during a Mai Mai attack on one of our positions in the Northern Sector of the park yesterday evening. A force of Mai Mai militias estimated at between 20 and 30 armed men attacked the ranger position in the early evening, burning down the patrol post. A reinforcement of rangers arrived 4am this morning and after a sustained armed confrontation with the militias, were able to recover the position. Ranger Ishara Birindwa was a young ranger of 21, who successfully graduated from the ranger...

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The motionless trip

  114.500 tons and 1.500 cabins Electric power generated enough for a city of 50.000 people 5 restaurants, 13 bars, 5 Jacuzzis and 4 pools 1 three stories high theater 1 dance floor the tek coating is enough to cover two soccer field, Fuel consumption: 12 Tons per hour With all the due respect for the people who lost their lives in this tragedy, and for the workers at Fincantieri who built the Costa Concordia, i still wonder why 4000 people are willing to get on board of this kind of “monster” to spend a week or two in...

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