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UNITED STATES - February 21, 2013

Blizzard conditions in the Central Plains and Midwest are predicted to continue until Friday, February 22. Dangerous road conditions and closures have been reported; and are likely to have a ripple effect around the country, due to the central location of the storm and the major thoroughfares it is affecting.The impact of the storm will disrupt mail collection and delivery. Delays can be expected.

ST. LUCIA - February 21, 2013

An industrial action by public officials on Thursday, February 21 has affected processing of inbound and outbound mail.

GREECE - February 19, 2013

Strikes took place by Civil Service employees for 24 hours on Wednesday, February 20. In addition, air traffic controllers staged (2) four-hour stoppages on February 20 from 6:00-10:00 a.m. and 5:00-9:00 p.m. (local time).

MALAWI - February 18, 2013

The strike by unions in Malawi on February 18 ended on February 22. All mail operations have returned to normal.