``Of church and lay,'' said the Friar; ``and therefore, Sir Prior facite vobis amicos
de Mammone iniquitatis make yourselves friends of the Mammon of unrighteousness, for no other friendship is like to serve your turn.''
"Vostro amico," he repeated over and over again; and then, "Poco tempo, poco tempo, poco tempo!"
But it was "una quistione di vita," and "vostro amico" must and could only be my miserable Raffles.
In January, the Amicos
finalized a partnership with the Chicago Sun-Times to create Homicide Watch Chicago, after a year in which the city had more than 500 murders.
, a former newspaper crime reporter, launched HomicideWatch.org in September 2010 with the following goals in mind: "Mark every death.
The Mothercare Inter-School Quiz Contest was started five years ago and for the past three years, the AMICOS
has been organising the event.
a past president; and Tony and Emilia "Mim" Amico
, who have been involved since 1960.
The winning school gets the AMICOS
ever rolling trophy.
More than 2,500 spectators attended the annual event, which was organised by Derek O'Brien and Associates and the AMICOS
, while being managed by Synergy Middle East.
The winners and finalists stand to win prizes worth BD2,000, while the winning school gets the AMICOS
Organised by Association of Mar Ivanios College Old Students (Amicos
) and managed by Synergy Middle East, the event was aimed at seventh and eighth grade students and sponsored by Mothercare, Al Gosaibi Travel and Gulf Daily News among others.