Schweine in Island an Schweinegrippe erkrankt

Auf der Schweinefarm Minni-Vatnsleysa wurde bei Schweinen das Schwienegrippenvirus H1N1 festgestellt, so bestätigte das Institut für experimentelle Pathologie in Keldur. Die isländischen Lebensmittel- und Veterinärbehörde berichtete über die Infektion gestern.

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Open Meeting on Human Trafficking in Iceland

Iceland’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights is organizing an open morning meeting on the international fight against human trafficking in Reykjavík. The meeting will take place on Friday, on the occasion of the arrival of Eva Biaudet, OSCE’s special representative on combating human trafficking, to the country.

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Wage Contracts Intact, Taxation Debated

The Confederation of Icelandic Employers (SA) decided at a meeting last night to extend wage contracts on the general employment market until the end of November 2010. However, SA does not agree with certain points in the government’s plans on taxation.

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