ASÍ Art Museum Celebrates Womanhood

In honor of the International Women’s Day, ASÍ Art Museum in Reykjavík opens the exhibition “About a Woman” by Icelandic painter Sigurdur Örlygsson on March 8. It revolves around incidents that occur in the lives of women.

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Another Pilot Missing in Iceland

Search was launched for an American pilot yesterday morning after his Cherokee Piper airplane disappeared from the radar 130 nautical miles southeast of Höfn. He is still missing. Only a few days ago, search was called off for a missing British pilot.

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Westman Islands Concerned about Capelin Ban

The Westman Islands Town Council met yesterday and expressed deep concerns of the local fishing industry’s situation in regards to yesterday’s capelin fishing moratorium, which comes at a particularly bad time since the cod fishing allowances were also cut.

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Added Payments Burden Arthritis Patients

Arthritis patients in Iceland recently received a letter from the Ministry of Health informing them that as of March 1, they have to cover treatment at the National Hospital’s Arthritis Division themselves, up to ISK 40,000 per patient per year.

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