Veritum Sandus

Radio Patria starts publishing monthly playlist

Radio Patria, Sandus’s only online radio station, has long kept musical playlists of songs for Sandum holidays—but the auditory media member of the State Media Cooperative have recently decided to add a monthly musical playlist, too. The playlist focuses on particular themes for the month and often represent Sandum holidays in that month that normally…

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Equinox Report: Heir Announced and A Summer Reiterated

This equinox marks the beginning of another changing season, recalling back to our minds the events of the previous season and making us think again about what is to come. Summer 2019 was an eventful period during which we kept up the excitement from the momentous occasion of Sandus’s tenth anniversary. Sandum citizens took part…

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Weekly Meeting: 9 September 2019

All three Grand State Officers were in attendance. The Party Secretary discussed the CCE meeting that happened on 26 August 2019 and he will write the agenda for the next CCE meeting, scheduled for 16 September 2019. He also mentioned giving the Feaster an economic command. The Facilitator mentioned several diplomatic updates, including about possible…

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Weekly Meeting: 20 August 2019

All three Grand State Officers were in attendance. The Party Secretary announced that he had received only one donation in his role as treasurer of the Fraternal Annonary Order of the Wooden Bowl, and that he had completed an agenda for the CCE’s planned meeting. The Facilitator discussed updates to diplomatic affairs. All three officers…

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Weekly Meeting: 12 August 2019

All three Grand State Officers were in attendance. The Party Secretary had no prepared subjects to discuss, but mentioned that he had received the Facilitator’s letter on economic policy and her diplomatic letter as minister. The Facilitator discussed her effort to contact Sandum friends and allies, gave an updated on voting in the Council, and…

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21 March will be Anti-Apartheid Day

On 21 March 1960, in Transvaal, South Africa, the South African Police of the apartheid regime massacred 69 people protesting against pass laws, which restricted freedom of movement for black indigenous South Africans. The event stirred almost universal condemnation, including from the United Nations that proclaimed the day the “International Day for the Elimination of…

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Lobster, Hydrangea become national symbols

The Council of the State of Sandus has recently chosen two new national symbols for Sandus: homarus gammarus, also known as the common lobster, and the hydrangea. The Council decided unanimously to choose the common lobster as its national animal, while the hydrangea faced competition from the lotus as the national flower but still won…

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Major reshuffle of ministries, new health ministry

The Sôgmô has reshuffled ministers for the first time since the Ministry of Diplomatic Affairs was first established in August 2016, and for the first time Sandus has had a cabinet. This comes after a period of inactivity from former Diplomatic Affairs minister Jacob Barnet, who has been on a leave of absence because of…

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Weekly Meeting: 6 August 2019

All three Grand State Officers were in attendance. The Party Secretary discussed the CCE and planned a treaty for economic unity to be completed by December, in time for the Winter Solstice Elections. The Facilitator of the Council discussed diplomatic affairs with the Abeldane Empire and about fiscal policy. The Sôgmô discussed an update to…

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Veritum Sandus has a new logo

Veritum Sandus has been the official journal and leading national newspaper of Sandus since 7 November 2009 when we were founded to serve as Sandus’s prime news source. Over the years, we have been the medium to inform citizens, to share the politics and opinions of the Central People’s Government and of Sandum citizens, and…

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