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Maldives President Installs Own Solar Panels, Skips Town

Monday, October 11, 2010

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Maldives President Installs Own Solar Panels, Skips Town

The president of the low-lying island nation of the Maldives helped install solar panels on the roof of his official residence, but then apparently fled the country in the middle of the night. A panicked voice message left with the Associated Press from the president cited the fact that as a country, "the Maldives are totally fucked."

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Maldives Orders a “Shit-Ton” of Sandbags

Monday, February 22, 2010

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Maldives Orders a “Shit-Ton” of Sandbags

An international purchase agreement revealed yesterday that the low-lying island nation of the Maldives has ordered an extremely large number of sandbags from multiple companies in the United States and Europe. A representative of the Maldives government responded to an e-mail question of what the bags are for as follows: "We are expecting a bit of flooding."

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