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Wikipedian honored by Puerto Rican Senate
Para expresar el reconocimiento y agradecimiento del Senado de Puerto Rico al señor Antonio Santiago por su dedicación y entrega a la causa de ayudar a difundir a través de los nuevos medios electrónicos de difusión, información sobre distinguidos puertorriqueños y, en particular, aquellos que han servido con distinción en la milicia.
A resolution to recognize and acknowledge the gratefulness of the Senate of Puerto Rico for Mr. Antonio Santiago, for his dedication to the cause of helping spread information about distinguished Puerto Ricans through new media, and in particular, those who have served with distinction in the military.
Monday's total donations ($13,096.63) and number of contributions (375) reached a fundraiser low; however, the average donation of $34.92 was the fifth-highest total of the fundraiser.
- A London meetup has been scheduled for Wednesday, to mark Wiki Wednesday. The meetup coincides with a trip to London by Wikimedia officials; Jimbo Wales is expected to attend, and Executive Director Sue Gardner may also attend.
- The military history WikiProject has started a tag-and-assess drive, spanning over 165,000 articles. The drive runs through December 31, and help is requested.
- The Galician Wikipedia has reached 30,000 articles.
- The Catalan Wikipedia has reached 90,000 articles.
- The English Wiktionary has reached 600,000 entries.
- The Arabic Wikipedia has reached 200,000 pages.
- The Bikol Wikipedia has reached 100 articles.
- The Aromanian Wikipedia reaches 1000 articles.
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