The Poznań, western Poland-based Redemptoris Missio foundation has sent three cardiologists to Tanzania to train local medical staff in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.
Historically from the Beskid and Pieniny highlands around Beskid Sądecki, Beskid Niski and parts of the Pienin mountains, the Lemkos were displaced from their native lands in 1947 and resettled in Western Poland as part of ‘Operation Vistula’, the Communist authority’s forced resettlement of several Polish minorities from the south-east of post-war Poland to the reclaimed territories in the west of the country.
Finding Wrocław listed on TripAdvisor as an Emerging Destinations, Webber says the inclusion of one of his favourite city’s in Poland is ludicrous. “Under-the-radar? Only if you’ve spent the last two decades in a Kentucky jail,” he scoffs.
The report by the Husqvarna Urban Green Space Index (HUGSI), which ranked 155 cities in 60 countries in terms of their green spaces using computer vision and deep learning techniques on satellite images, listed Kraków in 5th place with a score of 76.92 percent.
The project, which beat off competition from over 75 other international nominees including Axel Springer’s Berlin campus, Le Monde’s Paris HQ and the Summers Office Building in Buenos Aires, was chosen after nearly 200,000 votes were cast in a public poll organized by prestigious platform ArchDaily.
The city’s successful volunteer scheme to help older people affected by the pandemic has now been featured by the World Health Organization as a case study and future model of civic action for other world cities to follow.
On the anniversary of its closure, Nick Westerby looks back at the history of the FSO (Fabryka Samochodów Osobowych/ Factory of Passenger Cars) and its impact on the world of passenger vehicles.
The news marks the latest twist to a remarkable story that saw the abandoned crossing make international news over summer after it was revealed that negotiations had been entered which would have seen the structure blown up as part of a film stunt in the new Mission Impossible film.
The child’s desperate mum said: “We are starting a fight to save Bartek’s tiny heart. Doctors have no doubts –surgery is the only chance to save Bartek’s life! There's a bomb ticking in our son's chest.”
Filomena Leszczyńska, the 80-year-old niece of wartime village mayor Edward Malinowski who historians said was complicit in a massacre of Jews during WWII, said: “If these researchers are well-educated and intelligent people, why is their research biased? Research should be impartial.”