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Iceland Monitor

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:14:00 +0000
Call to Strike Approved by 88 Percent of Workers
The overwhelming majority, or 87.6 percent, of members of BSRB – the Icelandic Federation of State and Municipal Employees – approve to go on strike.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:24:00 +0000
Icelandic Family Asks to Come Home from China
An Icelandic family has requested permission to return home from China.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:17:00 +0000
Hundreds of Tourists Stranded in Vík Last Night
“The hotels are booked up, and we’re looking for any tiny room to accommodate people.”

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:05:00 +0000
Will Public Services Be Paralyzed by Strike?
It will be clear tomorrow morning whether 18,000 members of BSRB – the Federation of State and Municipal Employees – will go on strike, starting March 9.

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 11:08:00 +0000
Suspected of Sexually Exploiting Boys in Several Countries
A US male, suspected of sexually exploiting teenage boys in several countries, including Iceland, is expected to remain in police custody in Suðurnes until Friday.

Iceland Review

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:38:56 +0000
Culture Pick: 20×20
I don’t know about you, but I’m still getting used to the fact that it’s 2020. Thank goodness there is... The post Culture Pick: 20×20 appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:24:07 +0000
A Winning Heart: Larissa Kyzer Wins Award For Her Translation Of Kristín Eiríksdóttir’s ‘A Fist in the Heart’
“It was a real honour to work on ‘A Fist in the Heart,’” beams Larissa Kyzer, English-language translator of Kristín... The post A Winning Heart: Larissa Kyzer Wins Award For Her Translation Of Kristín Eiríksdóttir’s ‘A Fi...

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:08:13 +0000
Talks Between Reykjavik City And Union Break Down, Strike To Continue
Representatives of the labour union Efling met with representatives of the City of Reykjavík for the third time last Tuesday... The post Talks Between Reykjavik City And Union Break Down, Strike To Continue appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine....

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:07:45 +0000
Quite Mexican: The Wonder Vessel Of MB Taqueria
The taco lovers of Iceland have been riding a rollercoaster of emotions over the past 10 years as they’ve gone... The post Quite Mexican: The Wonder Vessel Of MB Taqueria appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 10:48:52 +0000
Cooking for Gold: The National Culinary Team Heads To The 2020 Culinary Olympics
Once every four years, kitchen fires burn hotter and brighter in the Icelandic training kitchens as the Culinary Olympics draws... The post Cooking for Gold: The National Culinary Team Heads To The 2020 Culinary Olympics appeared first on The Reykjav...

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