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Elparia RMB

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Welcome to glorious Elparia!

Come share a glass and some laughs with our little corner of the world!

Feel free to join our region and participate in our RP!


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Please endorse stand-in delegate Minachia.

No, embassies do not reflect our region's views. That would be lame.


Embassies: Association of the Countries of the Free, The NewsStand, The Embassy, International Debating Area, POLATION, Solid Kingdom, Australialia, Future Earth, The Glorious Nations of Iwaku, Solar Alliance, The Peaceful Coffee Shop In Chicago, Underworld, The LCRUA, The Graveyard, Avadam Inn, Pax Britannia, and 28 others.The Bar on the corner of every region, The Sands, Eientei Gensokyo, The New Mappers Union, Union of Allied States, The Alterran Republic, The Democratic Commonwealth, United League of Nations, Novo Brasil, Right to Life, Nordic Lands, Ikuisuus, Portugal, Slavija, Dythinia, Japan, Nakari, Greater Arcadia, Extalia, The Mountain Oasis, Yuno, Gypsy Lands, Fredonia, Allied Conservative States, Free Market Federation, The Great Monarchical Nations, Zero Zero Zero Zero, and Turkic Union.

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Elparia contains 26 nations, the 614th most in the world.

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Today's World Census Report

The Largest Mining Sector in Elparia

World Census experts measured the volume of stuff removed from the ground to determine which nations have the largest mining industries.

As a region, Elparia is ranked 10,599th in the world for Largest Mining Sector.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The Roman Empire of MinachiaNew York Times Democracy“insert less cliche motto here”
2.The Federal Republic of EntariaCivil Rights Lovefest“Food Has Flavour”
3.The United Kingdom of EssotoriIron Fist Consumerists“The Foreigners have obvious hostile intent”
4.The Empire of RisquiaIron Fist Consumerists“Ad Astra Per Aspera/Libertas Quć sera tamen”
5.The Kingdom of ArellsCivil Rights Lovefest“In Benis we trust”
6.The Principality of Greater VanyaCorporate Police State“By the cross, we conquer.”
7.The Unitary States of ChuukangoScandinavian Liberal Paradise“Dirigo”
8.The Republic of Egyptians are slavesNew York Times Democracy“We will never surrender Mehmed! We will crush your army”
9.The United States of Imperialist TrekaFather Knows Best State“Bruins, Celtics, Patriots, Red Sox”
10.The Community of Liberated PropertyInoffensive Centrist Democracy“In Diplomacy We Trust.”
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Regional Happenings

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Elparia Regional Message Board

Return to Normalcy (cont.)

After two and a half months of heavy restrictions due to the RRS-CoV-20 pandemic, life in Minachia has mostly returned to normal. While mask usage remains commonplace and those who are at high risk of complications continue to stay at home, most professions have gone back to work and most restrictions have been lifted. Last week, the Emperor handed back authority to the Senate, which is now holding normal sessions again. International travel restrictions, of course, remain in place, but the process and rules for being granted permission to enter or leave the country have been significantly reduced. Furthermore, elections are set to take place as normal on July 15.

In other news, the Emperor, at the request of the Apostolic Pontifex, has offered special permission to the Vanyan royal family to visit Aurelia to celebrate the elevation of Augustine.

Pilgrimage Pending as Pandemic Winds Down

His Highness the Duke of Athos has praised the generosity and magnanimity of the Emperor following word that special permission had been granted for the princely family to make a pilgrimage to Aurelia in celebration of the elevation of the Apostolic Pontifex. As many as fifty thousand subjects of the Greater Vanya are expected to descend on Aurelia in the next month and hotels have been flooded with reservations. His Serenity the Xiaoxi Wang has announced through the Foreign Office of Eugrela that he will accompany his father as will his sister Her Highness the Countess of Lusarat.

Since all life is futility, then the decision to exist must be the most irrational of all.

Greater Vanya wrote:Pilgrimage Pending as Pandemic Winds Down

His Highness the Duke of Athos has praised the generosity and magnanimity of the Emperor following word that special permission had been granted for the princely family to make a pilgrimage to Aurelia in celebration of the elevation of the Apostolic Pontifex. As many as fifty thousand subjects of the Greater Vanya are expected to descend on Aurelia in the next month and hotels have been flooded with reservations. His Serenity the Xiaoxi Wang has announced through the Foreign Office of Eugrela that he will accompany his father as will his sister Her Highness the Countess of Lusarat.

"It is in the interests of the Essotori-Eugrela partnership, that we develop friendly ties with our neighbors and friends, as such, the King of Eugrela shall be guided and assisted by Colonel Harold Eskalder. He will convey the blessings of Essotori and assist the King in lighting the spark of peace. The Nozerod has been informed and wishes her representative in Minachia a fine reign."

Essotori has attempted to decrease tensions between Minachia, itself and Vanya over the issue of Eugrela with offering support to the new Pontifex. The Essotori representative, Harold Eskalder, is expected to give a speech in Minachia too, celebrating cultural ties between our nations, and stressing the value of peace.

The Minachian government has reiterated the offer given to Vanya, in that the invitation to visit Aurelia was extended only to the princely family as a personal favor from the Emperor; all commercial international flights from Vanya to Minachia remain grounded, and all border crossings entering Minachia remain closed, as per the pandemic travel restrictions that remain in place by both Senate resolution and Imperial declaration. The government extends its apologies to the Vanyan citizenry for the miscommunication, and it has asked hotel and travel companies to allow Vanyans to move their reservations forward to mid-August, as by then restrictions are expected to have been eased.

Furthermore, while the Emperor's invitation naturally extended to guests of the princely family - such as Colonel Eskalder - officials in Aurelia have stated that there are have been no arrangements for the Essotori representative, nor anyone else, to give speeches in Minachia, as the visit to the Holy See is simply a pilgrimage.

Expansion of the Hampshire Pact

The Hampshire Pact is a economic, cultural and military cooperation/defense pact that was signed between the nations of Treka, Entaria, Essotori and Chuukango (who left early this year). The Expansion of the pact was never a large issue until a need for close allies for Treka and it’s sphere as many others began shifting towards a more neutral stance became apparent. With this, the pact has added 4 new members. After talks with all of their leaders, the nations of Quangsuh, Sereine, Derptingtonn and Arells all agreed to join the pact. All 4 nations have added to the pacts overall power, quangsuh being currently a 2nd or 3rd world country (depending on who you ask), unlike the other 3, stands out. The nation has begun working with Treka economically and militarily recently and is expected to become a major Trekan ally as it develops itself more and more.
Treka has signed a deal with Quangsuh to 3 radar stations outside of the Quangsuh capital, as well as one major naval base and one submarine base. It is currently unknown which fleets will be transferred to those bases.

Read all about it!
- Card Raiding in Rejected Times
- Read the diplomatic Cable
- The Loranian Times Issue 2 reveals NS's new law firm
- Pecking order revealed in Loranian Times Issue 1
- UP Cup in the UPBC chronicle
- Koem Kab's defeat was in the cards. Card News Edition 5
- Market crashes in Card News Edition 4
- TEP & XKI on the pull in Card News Edition 3
- War ongoing in New World Union Chronicle vol 2
- A laughing stock is revealed in the New World Union Chronicle vol 1
- You see U.C.E.O.T.W. Times Edition 8
- Weekend edition of NS Today - https://nationstates.news/weekend-edition-june-28-2020/3060/
- Get your Daily Line and place a sports bet

Get involved!
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- Craps! The Sands turns three!

Potential Constitutional Reform!

Consul Joannes Norbanus today announced - ten days before national elections - that the Imperial Government has begun considering drafting major constitutional reforms for Caero-Minachia. He said, quote, "I believe it's time we faced the fact that our current apparatus of government, fundamentally, was not designed for our nation in her current form. It was formed in the 1960's for the then-new Republic of Minachia, a country which, although the inheritor of the system of the old Empire, was much smaller and decentralized than our new Empire. To that end, should I be reelected, I will form a committee of top governmental officials and constitutional experts in order to draft changes to our country's constitution. Should I be defeated in the coming days, I also strongly encourage my successor to do the same."

He went on to explain that among the changes thus discussed within the Imperial Council include the introductions of a lower house of legislature, restructuring of the Senate, restructuring of the judiciary, and changes to term lengths. All changes will need to be approved by the Senate and the Court of Censors, as well as by a national referendum. The Emperor has stated that he will support any changes approved by the people, as long as they "do not destroy our nation's storied institutions or prevent efficient governance."

It is unclear how such a sudden announcement will affect the results of the upcoming election, however most polls conducted in the hours following the announcement suggest general public support.

Portown Press, July 9th 2020

Rioting in cities across Hancock state.

Rioting and protests have been reported in cities across Hancock state, including major cities such as Revere, Chantilly, Jackman and Fryeburg. It’s the majority libertarian public’s response to a new bill in the Hancock State Senate looking to make same sex marriage illegal again. The bill, introduced by District 15 Senator and Republican Mary Snow, been met with controversy regarding its legality and morality, especially in a place well regarded it’s freedom. The senator is an extremely religious catholic and has openly stated she does “not regret“ her decision as it is “clearly stated in the Bible”. Her house is under the protection of Jackman police where protesters have been hurling bricks among other objects at the officers. Both the president and governor strongly oppose the bill and have not commented on the riots.

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