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Maroni

 

(Marowijne), a river in South America, forming the boundary between Surinam and French Guiana. Length, 680 km. It rises on the northern slopes of the Tumucumaque (Tumuc-Humac) mountain range in French Guiana. It empties into the Atlantic Ocean, forming an estuary. The river has rapids but is navigable in its lower course as far as the city of Apatou.

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Maroni is a leading member of Lega Nord, which began in the 1990s to campaign for an independent state of Padania, stretching across Italy's north, roughly following the Po river from around Lombardy in the west to Venice in the east.
Maroni has worked on other townhome-to-condo conversions, including two in Clinton Hill: 252 Gates Avenue, three units in a restored Queen Anne mansion that are fully under contract, and 420 Franklin Avenue, four condominiums that are sold and closed.
Speeches were delivered at the conference by the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, the Italian Prime Minister, Enrico Letta, and the Governor of Lombardy, Roberto Maroni, the European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso, Vice President of the European Commission, responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, Antonio Tajani, and Sole Commissioner and CEO of Expo 2015, Giuseppe Sala.
Speaking to "Al Sharq" radio, Maroni described the current debate on the election law as tug of war and flexing of political muscles between various groups.
Maroni said the killing of Muammar Gaddafi "was an end of a dramatic phase"
Speaking after violent clashes at an "Indignants" protest in Rome Saturday in which 135 people were injured, Maroni told the Senate that there had been 3,000 militants among a total of around 80,000 people who took part.
Roberto Maroni accepted the conclusions we came to with some reservations, stating that he was not satisfied," said Hungary's Home Affairs Minister Sandor Pinter.
he announcement was made in Milan by Italian Interior Minister Roberto Maroni at the end of a meeting with his French counterpart Claude Gueant.
a temporary residence permit for humanitarian protection that will allow them to travel around the Schengen zone," Roberto Maroni told parliament.
El domingo 13 Maroni lo llamo "exodo biblico", muestra de la desesperacion de un gobierno sorprendido por esta oleada de norafricanos.
On Feb 13, the Italian interior minister, Roberto Maroni, offered to send Italian troops to help prevent illegal immigration.
Italian Interior Minister Roberto Maroni sought to dampen the fallout Tuesday after a Libyan military vessel fired on a Sicilian fishing boat on Sunday, reported AL QUDS AL ARABI Tuesday.