Darkness falls on the small town of Sambuca di Sicilia, where the council offices on Corso Umberto have been closed for more than three hours. And yet the phones keep ringing, hour after hour. “They’re calling from Sydney, London, New York,” says the exhausted deputy mayor, Giuseppe Cacioppo. A week after the town announced it was putting up abandoned homes for sale at a euro each, he has fielded requests for information from all over the globe. By Wednesday last week the council had received more than 300 calls and 94,000 emails. Many prospective buyers, not wanting to miss out, grabbed the first available flight to Palermo. Sambuca sits inside a nature reserve, surrounded by woods and mountains, about an hour’s drive from the Sicilian capital. In the town hall’s minuscule waiting room there are not enough seats for the dozens of visitors who have come from as far away as Panama, London, Boston and Dubai to get their hands on one of these famed homes for … [Read more...] about Can selling its homes for the price of an espresso save this Sicilian town?
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Under the conditions of a limited domestic market, the growth and diversification of exports are the actions the Republic of Moldova should undertake to significantly improve living standards for current and future generations. And the exports, in turn, are directly influenced by the volume of investments. It is the ascertainment found in the National Strategy for Investing and Exporting Exports for the years 2016-2020 and which is being implemented by the current government with firm steps. Today our country meets the investors’ requirements by offering a set of concrete tools, competitive at the regional level and having a direct impact on improving the business climate as a whole. International specialized charts also reflect the stability of the national economy and business-friendly legislation. The Republic of Moldova ranks 47th out of 190 countries included in the World Bank Group rankings of the business environment, ahead of neighboring countries Romania and Ukraine. … [Read more...] about About 17 tons of Moldovan apples arrived in Dubai, in perfect condition
Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Decision 2018 Podcasts Newsletter TV Radio Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 Local 2 GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Auto Beauty & Style Entertainment Food Health Home/Family Money Pets Tech Travel VideoBytes Press Releases Community comes out for sale at seminary Posted: Jul 30, 2018 1:50 PM Monday, July 30, 2018 1:50 PM EDTUpdated: Sunday, July 29, 2018 11:50 PM EDTBy Krystal [email protected] Hundreds turned out for Saturday's cash-&-carry sale at the former Redemptoris Mater Seminary. Many shoppers looking for good deals, others just plain out curious about the Yona property which has been the center of controversy for the cash-strapped Archdiocese of Agana. Everything and the kitchen sink was up for grabs. In fact, that's just what Suzette Nelson was looking for. "The stainless steel stuff is really good for outdoor kitchens. You know, we like outdoor kitchens for cooking … [Read more...] about Community comes out for sale at seminary
Drugs kingpins have shifted kilos of heroin, cocaine, cannabis and other substances worth millions to Plymouth over the years. They have used men with drugs up their backsides, light fittings, cars, taxis and National Express coaches to move their merchandise from big cities such as Liverpool and London. The drug barons try to keep their hands clean while exploiting addicts to run their drugs and often threaten violence to get their way. But police have managed to lock up a string of gang leaders over the last 18 years. Here are some of the worst. Career criminal serving third long jail sentence Shameless career criminal Seamus Murphy was busted by police running one drugs operation - so he simply set up a new gang trafficking a different drug. The bar boss masterminded two networks bringing drugs worth hundreds of thousands of pounds into Plymouth. He is now serving an 18-year prison sentence as a result. Murphy, then aged 43, watched his cocaine operation smashed by police and … [Read more...] about Plymouth’s most notorious drug kingpins in the last century
Dubai, a relative newborn on the world stage, was a city built around cars. And even though its economy is more diversified than those of its Gulf neighbors, this desert metropolis still feels ripple effects of the oil industry’s booms and busts.From 2011 to 2014, when oil prices were more than $100 a barrel, Dubai’s property market soared. Apartments in the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, were more than $1,000 per square foot, according to consultants Cluttons LLC. Now, as oil hovers at $70, values in the Burj Khalifa have dropped to about $650 per square foot. But the Russian currency crisis and Brexit, coupled with increased taxes and fees for everyday purchases, have made Dubai a less affordable place to live.“We still haven’t reached the bottom,” says Sofia Underabi, head of residential valuation at property consultants Cavendish Maxwell. And there’s plenty of housing stock to come: More than 91,000 apartments and 42,000 … [Read more...] about An Expat’s Guide to Real Estate in Dubai