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[5 ян. 2010 | No Comment | ]

A cargo airplane is down in a forest preserve near Chicago Executive Airport, also known as Palwaukee, in Wheeling, IL. The plane has crashed into the Des Plaines River and is in pieces. The site of the crash is near the intersection of River Rd and Camp McDonald Rd. Below are pictures of the area.

MABAS fire chief Jay Reardon

Dennis Rouleau, Manager of Chicago Executive Airport

Flight 988 – Тhe twin-engine Learjet
Soon after, the Lake county Sheriff and another car crashed not to far away.

Even knocked down the stoplight still was working…

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[2 ян. 2010 | No Comment | ]

A total of 900 people lost their lives in car crashes in Bulgaria in 2009, which is 161 fewer than the fatalities in 2008.

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[1 ян. 2010 | No Comment | ]

by Petar Kostadinov
Much has been said about missed opportunities in Bulgaria regarding opening the dossiers of the former communist-era secret police State Security.
This debate should have happened straight after the democratic changes in 1989. It should have also led to concrete action so that Bulgarians would know who was who in the days when relatives, friends and co-workers were asked, voluntarily or not, to snoop on each other. This would have quelled speculation about whether current office holders were in some way compromised with State Security because of their secret …

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[18 дек. 2009 | No Comment | ]

On November 21, 2009 in the hall by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church “Saint John of Rila” there was held a meeting of the Bulgarian community in Chicago with the President of the American University in Bulgaria, Dr. David Huwiler.
On our pages we have already reported the event – link (in Bulgarian).  After the presentation of the university and discussion, president Dr. David Huwiler answered our questions.
Exclusively for our readers, he was kind enough to respond in writing. We offer you his answers:
Can Bulgarian students in the US apply for scholarships …

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[8 дек. 2009 | No Comment | ]

Bulgarian businessman Shefket Chapadzhiev from Chicago has paid in advance to to be one of the first space tourists on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo.
Sir Richard Branson unveiled the rocket plane he will use to take fare-paying passengers into space. In the Mohave Desert, New Mexico, the company Virgin Galactic presented SpaceShipTwo on Tuesday – the world’s first commercial manned spacecraft.
Chapadzhiev, often referred to by the media as emigrant № 1 from Bulgaria, was among the invited guests at the ceremony. The price per flight is USD 200 000. The new space …

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[8 дек. 2009 | No Comment | ]

The audience will vote to single out its favourite director. “Dzift,” a Bulgarian film, after which Hollywood is making a remake, opens the Seventh International Film Festival
New York will enjoy Bulgarian films: tonight, Yavor Gurdev will personally promote his movie Dzift, which opens the Seventh International Film Festival (December 8 -December 13).
In the meantime, the producers of the movie have confirmed the news that they already prepare to sign a contract with an US company, which plans to make a remake of the movie, awarded a series of prestigious international …

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[8 дек. 2009 | No Comment | ]

Proposal about establishing an annual International Maritime Award on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Nikola Yonkov Vaptsarov’s birthday (7.12.1909 – 23.7.1942) patron of the Naval Academy, Varna

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[17 ное. 2009 | No Comment | ]

When? November 21, 2009, Saturday, at 6:30 p. m.
Where? “St. John of Rila” Church
5944 W. Cullom, Chicago, IL 60634

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[12 ное. 2009 | No Comment | ]

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[2 ное. 2009 | No Comment | ]

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[12 окт. 2009 | No Comment | ]

Exactly fifty two years back to the date of its original publication, Ayn Rand’s magnum opus Atlas Shrugged saw the light of day in the Bulgarian language. On October 10, 2009, MaK and East-West [Iztok-zapad] publishing houses unveiled Part I of the Bulgarian edition of the book with a celebration at Grand Hotel Bulgaria in Sofia with more than 120 of Rand’s fans present. The book was presented by the publisher Kalin Manolov, the translator Petio Angelov, the editor Iskra Angelova, and the economist Lachezar Bogdanov.
Atlas Shrugged has been around …