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In Photos: Everything You Need To Know About ESPN’s Antonietta Collins

first_imgTwitter/AntoniettaESPNTwitter/AntoniettaESPNESPN revamped its flagship program SportsCenter towards the beginning of 2016, adding some new faces along the way. One of those new faces – Antonietta “Toni” Collins – has done a terrific job since stepping in as one of the newest anchors on SportsCenter, also providing ESPN Now news updates within the weekday 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. editions of the ESPN news and information program. Collins, a graduate of Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio, is a rising star at the Worldwide Leader of Sports, looking to follow in the footsteps of her mother María Antonieta Collins, a television reporter for more than 40 years in Mexico and the U.S.Where is she from? How did she get her start? Is she single? Read on to learn the answers to these questions and more.In Photos: Everything You Need To Know About ESPN’s Antonietta Collins >>>Pages: Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6last_img read more

Video: Manchester United vs Chelsea preview

first_imgMan Utd’s £80m man Maguire not the answer to close gap on Guardiola’s Man City – Lescott Pulisic ready for leading role at Chelsea, but superstardom still a lofty aim Solskjaer delighted to have captured ‘number one target’ Maguire for Manchester United Lampard: Pulisic has the quality to hit the ground running ahead of Premier League debut Ronaldo & Rooney wanted out so Pogba will be forgiven at Man Utd – Scholeslast_img

Alabama Insider Has Major Update On The QB Competition

first_imgQuarterback Tua Tagovailoa of the Alabama Crimson Tide drops back to pass during the College Football Playoff National Championship.ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 08: Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide drops back to pass during the College Football Playoff National Championship game against the Georgia Bulldogs at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)Alabama has yet to name a starting quarterback for the 2018 season, but it’s starting to seem like the choice for the Crimson Tide is an easy one.Former Alabama defensive back Will Lowery was in attendance for the Crimson Tide’s first scrimmage of the season. It was dominated by Tua Tagovailoa.“Disclaimer: this is the first scrimmage of camp, and the only practice I’ve seen. But from what I watched today, I’ll be shocked if Tua isn’t day 1 starter, and it isn’t close. Don’t expect an announcement prior to opening kickoff tho..” he tweeted.Disclaimer: this is the first scrimmage of camp, and the only practice I’ve seen. But from what I watched today, I’ll be shocked if Tua isn’t day 1 starter, and it isn’t close. Don’t expect an announcement prior to opening kickoff tho..— Will Lowery (@jwlowery29) August 11, 2018Alabama insider Matt Zenitz has more details on how Tua played:Word is that Tagovailoa threw at least three touchdowns with no interceptions while Hurts had three interceptions and didn’t account for any touchdowns.The first Tagovailoa touchdown was more so an excellent play from sophomore wide receiver Jerry Jeudy, who put a great move on one of Alabama’s defensive backs and then outran other defensive players to the end zone after catching a short pass.There were at least two more Tagovailoa touchdowns later on, though — one of about 20 yards to redshirt freshman receiver Tyrell Shavers and the one to No. 44, sophomore tight end Kedrick James.Nick Saban is still unlikely to name either Tua or Jalen Hurts the Week 1 starter ahead of time. Alabama is set to play Louisville on Sept. 1.last_img read more

Oral Health Receiving Urgent Attention – Dr. Ferguson

first_imgMONTEGO BAY – The Ministry of Health is on a drive to improve oral health services across the island especially in underserved rural communities. Among the plans are the development of a relevant and modern legal framework to govern and regulate oral health care, and the creation of partnerships to enhance service delivery, said portfolio Minister, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson.The Minister, who was delivering the main address at the opening of an international diabetes conference on Thursday (March 21) in Ocho Rios, informed that a number of measures have already been put in place, including the appointment of a new Dental Council, Dental Auxiliary Body, and Dental Appeals Tribunal. This in addition to the establishment of minimum standards of care for oral health, and the deepening of the integration of oral health care into all services offered at the health centres. “This will allow us to focus on vulnerable communities and at-risk groups,” the Minister stated.He lauded the staging of the three-day conference and the focus on ‘Diabetes and Oral Health’. According to the Health Minister, oral health plays a critical role in overall health care and in reducing the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including diabetes.“The prevalence of diabetes mellitus in Jamaica is now estimated as 7.9 per cent among persons 15 to 74 years old. In addition, 2.8 per cent of the population has predestined diabetes. The condition is a major cause of morbidity in Jamaica and was ranked among the leading cause of death among women, and the third leading cause of death for men in 2009,” he informed. He noted that diabetes is also associated with heart disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease, amputations, eye disease, renal disease, and peripheral neuropathy.Dr. Ferguson expressed the hope that discussions over the three days of the conference, will help in further understanding the linkages between oral health and diabetes and lead to evidence-based policies and programmes that can assist in the reduction of NCDs. He said it is time that the health practitioners take a more holistic approach to health care to reduce the prevalence of NCDs, which he said, are responsible for 70 per cent of deaths in Jamaica, and ensure early detection and control of conditions.“Every health worker, including doctors and dental surgeons will have to view the patient in a holistic way and in congruence with other specialisations,” the Minister argued.The conference is being staged by the University Diabetes Outreach Project (UDOP), which is a joint initiative of the University of the West Indies (UWI), the University of Technology (UTech), and the Association of Public Dental Surgeons.By Garfield L. Angus, JIS Reporterlast_img read more

Migration begins blame toadlets if ground seems to move in Whistler BC

first_imgWHISTLER, B.C. — An annual migration involving tens of thousands of creatures is underway in Whistler, B.C., but observers could miss it if they don’t look down.Up to 40,000 tiny western toadlets are climbing out of Whistler’s Lost Lake where they hatched as tadpoles and are moving into the surrounding forest.The dime-sized toads, which are native to British Columbia and listed as a species of special concern, grow to full size in wooded areas before returning to the lake to breed.The Resort Municipality of Whistler says western toads are an important part of the Lost Lake environment because the tadpoles feed on residue in the lake, keeping the water clean.But the little amphibians are particularly vulnerable during the toadlet stage as they cross beaches, trails, lawns and busy roads in their journey.The Whistler website says the road to Lost Lake, as well as the beach and lawn are still open, but closures are possible at the height of the migration when as many as 1,800 tiny toads can hop over roads and paths every hour.A statement on the website says environmental technicians and volunteers monitor the migration, while temporary fences, signs and boardwalks have been installed to protect the toadlets from getting crushed.The migration will continue for the next three or four weeks. People are encouraged to observe but are urged to leave pets at home.“Dogs are not allowed on the beach area, as they may trample tadpoles and can become sick from ingesting or licking amphibians,” the statement says. Whistler’s migration has been monitored since 2005 because western toads are very sensitive to environmental changes and the municipality says the amphibians offer an insight into the health of the area’s entire ecosystem.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

Joint UN assessment underway in quakehit Indonesia

5 January 2009A joint United Nations assessment mission is being carried out in the Indonesian province of West Papua, where a series of earthquakes yesterday injured hundreds, damaged more than 800 houses and sent some 14,000 fleeing from their homes. Local officials say at least five people were killed in the quakes, the first of which hit at 4:43 a.m. local time and measured 7.2 on the Richter scale, according to the Indonesian National Meteorological Geophysical and Climatology Agency.A second earthquake measuring 7.6 hit at 7:33 a.m. local time, followed by over a dozen aftershocks.According to official data released by the provincial disaster coordinating unit in West Papua, four of those killed were in Manokwari, which is situated 95 kilometres from the epicentre of the quakes, and one person in Sorong. Some 250 people were injured, while more than 800 houses, 34 government buildings, four schools, and 11 places of worship were damaged. The Indonesian National Meteorological Geophysical and Climatology Agency predicts that aftershocks will continue in the next three to seven days.An estimated 14,000 people who fled their damaged homes or left their houses fearing more earthquakes or aftershocks have sought accommodation in shelters for displaced people. The Indonesian Government has reportedly transported relief supplies, including food, medical supplies, tarpaulins, water purification equipment and generators to the affected areas.UN agencies in the provincial capital Jayapura have met to consider what assistance could be provided to local authorities in the affected areas if required.The assessment mission is being carried out by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Labour Organization (ILO). read more

Displacement continues amid recurrent clashes in northcentral Somalia – UN

Humanitarian partners in Somalia are scaling up response to displaced people after violence broke out in Gaalkacyo on 7 October 2016. Photo: OCHA/Guled Isse Nearly 90,000 people in the city of Gaalkacyo, Somalia, remain displaced due to increased tensions and the recurrent clashes between forces allied to Galmudug on the one hand and Puntland administrations on the other hand according to an update from the UN relief wing.In the same update, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) points out that some 40,000 displaced people have faced secondary displacement. The clashes in Gaalkacyo, which is in the north-central part of the country, have continued despite a ceasefire agreement signed on the first of November, in Abu Dhabi by Galmudug and Puntland administrations. Gaalkacyo has population of about 270,000 people according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).Following the agreement, another round of peace talks on the Gaalkacyo conflict was recently held in Bosasso, during which the warring parties were urged to implement the ceasefire agreement.Almost a year ago, the political leadership at the Federal level and the regional bodies such as the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) launched efforts towards a cessation of hostilities. They promise to bring peace.Recurrent clashesWhile the Gaalkacyo conflict continues to disrupt the livelihoods of people who were already displaced and vulnerable, OCHA reports that most of the displaced people have been fleeing to distant villages and struggle to continue their livelihoods.Health officials estimated that 45 people have been killed and 162 injured since 7 October. Civilians make up 25 per cent of the casualties. These continued clashes also cause disruption to the schooling of over 20,000 learners for the fifth consecutive week. While the death toll has increased over the last weeks, health partners of the UN continue to report cases of cholera. In OCHA’s update, humanitarian agencies report that many locals and displaced people have no access to proper sanitation facilities and most people are practicing open defecation.On 7 November, health partners reported 69 suspected cholera cases over the past four weeks from various villages including Bandiiredley, Docol, Galinsoor, Wargalo and Xaar-xaarka near south Gaalkacyo. The cases have been treated in health facilities. To date, no cholera related deaths have been reported.Humanitarian responseOCHA reports that humanitarian partners have assisted 60,000 people in and around Gaalkacyo with food and non-food items. Food security and livelihood partners will assist 36,000 people with food rations for two months. An additional 27,000 people will benefit from non-food items. WASH partners continue to respond, and have scaled up efforts to assist some 60,000 people with hygiene kits, aqua tabs and hygiene promotion activities and campaigns to minimize the impact of water borne diseases like cholera. ElectionsElections currently are taking place in Somalia. Under the country’s Provisional Federal Constitution, the mandates of the Federal Parliament and of the President of the Federal Republic will end this year. While universal elections are not yet possible, an electoral process has been developed to facilitate enhanced political participation.Voting for the members of the Upper House took place on 10 October, and voting for members of the House of the People took between 23 October and 10 November 2016, with a president to be elected on 30 November by members of both chambers of Parliament.The United Nations has been engaged with Somalia since 1991 to support its government and people to advance the cause of peace and reconciliation, and the international community has pledged to support the eastern African country in its efforts, including through the so-called ‘New Deal’ Somalia Compact, which sets out agreed goals for peacebuilding and statebuilding. read more

Nicola Sturgeon accused of scaremongering over Brexit powers deal

Adam Tomkins said Ms Sturgeon had reined in her Brexit ministerCredit:PA Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of “scaremongering” after she claimed UK Government proposals to resolve the dispute over post-Brexit powers would “completely demolish” the principle of the devolution settlement.The Scottish Conservatives said it was “sad” to see the First Minister reduced to such tactics and accused her of “taking the reins” from Michael Russell, her Brexit minister, after he said an agreement was still “perfectly possible”.He claimed there was not much separating the two sides, while she was warning in a newspaper article of the danger of a future Tory government ripping up flagship Holyrood legislation.Adam Tomkins, Conservative spokesman on the constitution, said Mr Russell’s comments flew in the face of Ms Sturgeon’s scaremongering and highlighted “clear divisions in the SNP”.He added: “There is an entrenched position from Nicola Sturgeon and it’s obvious she has taken the reins. She should let her government agree a Brexit deal which works for Scotland and get on with her day job.”The Welsh government struck a deal last week while Ms Sturgeon insisted changes to the Brexit bill did not go far enough. michael russell Despite her stark warnings, Lord Hope of Craighead, formerly Scotland’s most senior judge, said the amended EU Withdrawal Bill came “very close” to respecting the devolution settlement and a deal was within reach. But Ms Sturgeon said the definition of “consent” in the amendment was “surreal and perverse” as it meant legislation would be deemed to be the subject of a “consent decision” whether Holyrood voted for or against a motion. The convener of cross-bench peers in the Lords will table further amendments on Monday in the hope of reaching an 11th hour deal.Ahead of further talks later this week, Ms Sturgeon wrote in the Sunday Herald: “After Brexit, the UK Government has made clear it wants the final say on many devolved policy areas which are currently subject to EU law – completely demolishing the principle at the heart of the devolution settlement endorsed democratically by the people of Scotland more than 20 years ago.”The Tories have now proposed amendments to the Bill which they say take account of our concerns. But, as ever, the devil is in the detail, and a careful reading of the small print betrays the reality of what we are being offered.”New amendments from the UK Government will introduce a “sunset clause” so that devolved powers returning to Westminster – in order to create common frameworks across the UK – do not stay there indefinitely.They also introduce a requirement for a “consent decision” at Holyrood before ministers can legislate in devolved areas. Mr Russell told the BBC’ Sunday Politics Scotland programme that was not “tolerable” and insisted that he and the First Minister were “singing from the same hymn sheet”.But he also said a deal could be done and said he would consider Lord Hope’s amendments.He added: “If these amendments are as positive and hopeful as I think they probably will be, then once I have seen them I’m happy to comment on them and I hope I can be very positive about them.”I don’t think there is a huge amount that separates us now. The issue is very, very clear – if we resolve that issue (of consent) there will be a deal.”A spokesman for the UK Government said it hoped the Scottish Government would sign up to the “sensible and pragmatic” compromise supported by the Welsh administration. Michael Russell said a deal was still possibleCredit:PA adam tomkins Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. read more

Nuno Espirito Santo dismisses Man Utd link

first_imgWolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo has rubbished speculation linking him with Manchester United to replace Jose Mourinho when he leaves.Last week, reports from Germany suggested that Manchester United have lined up Nuno Espirito Santo as a potential successor to Jose Mourinho.In the press conference ahead of Wolves match with Burnley, he was asked of the reports.“You know me. I don’t talk about that. It does not make sense.” Santo told Sky Sports.Cristiano Ronaldo, Nemanja Vidic, Manchester UnitedVidic: “Ronaldo is the most professional footballer I’ve seen” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Nemanja Vidic opened up on how a 21-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo’s professionalism left him stunned at Manchester United.“This is not the moment to even think about it. I don’t think about it, I totally ignore that, I totally ignore it.”Reporters asked him if he aspires to one day manage a big club like Manchester United. He said: “I don’t do like that. I go on a daily basis.“I know what I have to do tomorrow – to prepare the boys well and prepare the team for a tough game against Burnley. This is the way I look at the future I take it day-by-day.”last_img read more

Town Beach Officially Opens On June 8 Recreation Department Announces Rules

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Planning on going to Town Beach this summer?  Make sure you know the rules!  The Wilmington Recreation Department recently published the Beach Rules, which remain unchanged from last year:Silver Lake – Beach Rules 2019The public beach at Silver Lake provides our finest natural recreational resource. Town Beach will be open daily from Saturday, June 8 through Sunday, August 11, 2019. Qualified lifeguards supervise the facility from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily (weather permitting).The use of Town Beach is free for Wilmington residents. Proof of residency is required for free admission. Acceptable proof of residency is as follows:Current Massachusetts Driver’s License with a Wilmington addressRMV issued Massachusetts ID with a Wilmington addressWilmington Public Schools Photo IDThose that do not have proof of residency will be charged the non-resident fee.RATES FOR NON-RESIDENTS: Non-residents can purchase a day pass for $10 per person (ages 3 and over) at the Town Beach each day from June 9 to August 12.BEACH RULES (Non-adherence may result in loss of beach privileges and/or fines)* No alcoholic beverages allowed on Town property* Feeding of water fowl prohibited on Town property* No littering; carry in/carry out policy in effect* No disorderly conduct on Town property* Smoking is prohibited at the Silver Lake Recreation Area* No dogs on beaches or Town property adjacent to the water from May 1 – October 1* No barbecues or cooking on beaches or Town property adjacent to the water* No refunds can be given for purchase of daily admission for any reason* No glass containers allowed on the beach* Flotation devices of any type are prohibited* Children under 14 must be accompanied by and supervised by an adult at all times* Infants wearing diapers must wear protective rubber pants or Swimmies diapersin the water* No washing of infants in the water* Launching personal watercraft from the beach is prohibited* No hanging on or swimming beyond the ropesFor more information, contact the Wilmington Recreation Department at 978-658-4270.(NOTE: The cover photo is from Jamie Boudreau.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Related(GOOSE) POOP HAPPENS: Town Beach Has Successful Season Despite 16-Day Swimming Ban Due To High BacteriaIn “Government”Town Beach Opens June 10, Recreation Department Announces RulesIn “Community”Town Announces Beach Rules For Summer 2015, Open June 13-August 16In “Government”last_img read more

Boy drowns in Ninilchik Harbor

first_imgA 4-year-old boy fell Wednesday into Ninilchik Harbor and drowned.Alaska State Troopers say the child was playing unsupervised in the harbor early Wednesday afternoon and entered the water.His parents were unloading gear from a fishing boat and started looking for him when they realized he was not with his siblings.Emergency responders attempted resuscitation for about 45 minutes at the harbor.He was taken to Central Peninsula Hospital and declared dead just before 5 p.m.Ninilchik is 38 miles southwest of Kenai.last_img

Thai king attends cremation of Leicester owner

first_imgThailand’s king presided over the cremation of former Leicester City owner and duty-free magnate Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha at a Buddhist temple Thursday in a ceremony that brought together the Thai business and political elites.The 60-year-old Thai founder of duty-free giant King Power died in October in a helicopter crash after watching his beloved football club play.His sudden death stunned Thais and football fans who followed his fairytale-like ascent, while also raising questions about the future of his company’s near-monopoly over Thailand’s duty-free sector.His weeklong funeral in November had royal sponsorship for three days and King Maha Vajiralongkorn presided over Thursday’s cremation rites at Wat Thepsirin, one of Bangkok’s oldest temples.Standing on an elevated podium, the king lit the fire for Vichai’s crematorium.Before the king’s arrival, Vichai’s elder son Apichet entered the temple with a shorn head wearing saffron robes — following the Buddhist tradition of the eldest son being temporarily ordained after the death of a patriarch.Leading the rest of the family was youngest son Aiyawatt, better known by his nickname “Top” and the vice chairman of Leicester City, carrying offerings.More than 40 players and members of Leicester City football club — including star striker Jamie Vardy, captain Wes Morgan and new manager Brendan Rodgers — arrived the day before from England to pay their final respects.Anutin Charnvirakul, leader of the Bhumjaithai Party and a prime ministerial candidate in elections being held on Sunday, stood with Vichai’s family, along with former politician-turned-sports mogul Newin Chidchob and national police chief Chakthip Chaijinda.The well-connected Vichai was Thailand’s fifth wealthiest man, and his four children stand to inherit a shopping empire now worth some $5.2 billion according to Forbes.His company’s rapid rise from a single downtown Bangkok store to commanding a near monopoly in the country’s airports can be attributed more to Vichai’s knack for winning — and keeping — the favour of Thailand’s elite.This includes the monarchy, whose links to him were reflected in the name of his company and the former king’s act of royally bestowing a surname which translates to “auspicious and prosperous light”.But in recent weeks, state-owned Airports of Thailand (AoT) is facing intense pressure to break up the monopoly after King Power’s hold on it ends in 2020, and a bidding auction is to start this year.Following outcry from rivals calling for the concession to be split up among different companies, Thailand’s junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha urged AoT to find “a suitable process to be fair”.On Monday, an AoT official told AFP it would postpone the release of its terms of reference for the bidding, and would “open for more recommendations …to comply with the government”.Thailand’s Mall Group, shopping empire Central Group — both backed by billionaires — are eyeing entry into duty-free while South Korean giant Lotte is also in the hunt.last_img read more

Politics inseparable from Street theatre

first_imgPolitics cannot be separated from street theatre as it is not just defined by its art but also by its intent, according to veteran thespians Sudhanva Deshpande and Moloyashree Hashmi.At the fourth edition of ‘Lila’s Prism lecture series’, the talk titled ‘Jan Natya Manch: Shaping a pocket (the resistance)’ was about introducing people to the nitty-gritties of street theatre group and how Janam made the medium as its own.Founded in 1973, Jana Natya Manch (People’s Theatre Front; Janam for short) is a New Delhi-based theatre company. Having done some 8,500 performances of nearly 100 plays, the group specialises in left-wing street theatre in Hindi. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf“Street theatre is about giving primacy to politics. Don’t do street theatre if you don’t have politics. We at Janam don’t define it just by its form, but also by its intent. Its biggest resource is imagination of audience,” said Deshpande, actor and director with Janam.But making sure that people don’t decipher his message wrong, he added, “Please remember it cannot be sloganeering alone too. Only sloganeering and attempting to run a message down people’s throat has neither worked before, nor will it work in future.”  Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveWhile distinguishing street play from other forms, he says that it is an exact opposite of a play which has Naseeruddin Shah acting, who everyone admires and loves. “You like Naseeruddin Shah and you want to watch him. In street plays it is just the opposite. You don’t know us, forget about liking. On the contrary, we interrupt your life by performing in the middle of the road. Also, here we want you to watch us. You vote by your foot in this case,” said Deshpande. The group is known for taking on capitalism, deep-rooted patriarchy, and communalism through plays like ‘Halla Bol’, ‘Machine’, ‘Woh Bol Uthi’, ‘Aurat’ and ‘Dil Maange more Guru ji’.“When people ask don’t you feel scared about the things you say so openly in your play, I tell them that we have our plays in bastis (villages), industrial areas and in the so called down-trodden areas. Police and people with power, they don’t come to such places. And hence we are safe,” said Moloyashree, veteran theatre artiste and President of Janam. The evening also saw both talking about Founder of Janam Safdar Hashmi and his vision that is reflected in all the plays made under the group’s banner. An actor, director and communist playwright Hashmi was murdered in 1989,while performing his famous street play ‘Halla Bol’.“Safdar was someone unique. Can you believe he and Rakesh Saxena wrote ‘Machine’ in a single day. He could see the future. He was always there to perform for workers and would do all that he could to support their movement,” said Moloyoshree, wife of Safdar who to her credit have had performed ‘Machine’ over 1000 times now.Deshpande, who is also author of the book ‘Theatre of the streets: The Jan Natya Manch Experience’ was very blunt in saying that “art can’t change the world, especially if it’s a Bollywood movie.” He emphasized on the definition of artist and said: “You should understand that an artist is no solitary genius. He is no creator. He is just an intermediary who gives what he takes from society. It’s just that the form is different.” When asked about pedagogy and how to make sure that an actor is politically sensitised, Deshpande said, “Make them witness the lives of people living in the margins by walking through the streets of villages.“This is what we do with our actors while we are in the process of making plays, and it works,” he added.The Lila Lecture series includes 13 seminal conversation spread across August to December 2016 featuring 30 trailblazing practitioners of alternative institution-building.last_img read more

Calcutta HC judge bars journalists from entering her courtroom

first_imgKolkata: Calcutta High Court judge Samapti Chattopadhyay, who is hearing the Bongaon Municipality trust vote and other local body cases, on Wednesday barred journalists from entering her court room till further orders. At the commencement of the hearing on the Bongaon matter, Justice Chattopadhyay orally directed that reporters would not be allowed to be present in her court room, during hearing of cases, till further orders. Eleven BJP councillors had moved the high court claiming they had not been allowed to enter the municipal body office for participating in a ‘no trust’ vote against the chairman and that Justice Chattopadhyay’s earlier order on moving a no-confidence motion was not followed by the administration. The high court judge has recently pulled up the West Bengal government over several issues, including the manner of holding trust votes in municipal bodies and illegal filling up of water bodies. State-empanelled lawyers had on July 22 decided to not attend the court of Justice Chattopadhyay protesting her remarks against the West Bengal government, only to rescind the decision a day later.last_img read more

Thompson Hotels to debut resort in Zihuatanejo on Mexicos Pacific Coast

first_imgTags: Mexico, Thompson Hotels, Zihuatanejo DENVER — Luxury lifestyle brand Thompson Hotels will introduce its newest luxury resort in Zihuatanejo in late 2018, following a repositioning and extensive redesign.Located oceanfront along the destination’s Playa La Ropa beach on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, Thompson Zihuatanejo will feature 54 suites and multiple food & beverage venues, along with “stunning” pools, says the company, including an adults-only oceanfront infinity pool, a family-friendly option with swim-up bar and a pool offered exclusively for swim-up suite guests.“We are expanding our Thompson resort portfolio to a new region of Mexico after the success of our Thompson hotels in both Cabo San Lucas and Playa del Carmen,” said Jamie Sabatier, CEO of Two Roads Hospitality.“The opening of Thompson Zihuatanejo will bring a new urban resort experience to the area, while still honoring the deep traditions and laidback lifestyle of this quaint fishing village.”Thompson Zihuatanejo is one of the area’s only beachfront properties, located on a secluded stretch of coastline along a protected bay. The resort’s oversized suite accommodations all offer separate living areas and private balconies or terraces.More news:  TRAVELSAVERS welcomes Julie Virgilio to the teamPremium suite types include two Lagoon Penthouse Suites, one Thompson Suite and 11 swim-up suites with direct access to an exclusive pool.Most suites will include private infinity plunge pools, with many perched along the property’s freshwater lagoon or offering dramatic ocean views.Perched under open-air palapas seaside, CENIZA restaurant will offer a refined Mexican dining experience under the stars with fire-grilled seafood.The resort will also introduce HAO, a day-to-night beach club experience set against the resort’s adults-only pool and overlooking Playa La Ropa.  HAO will offer all-day dining, including a unique beachfront breakfast menu, poolside bites and handcrafted cocktails.Oceanfront event space will accommodate outdoor functions and weddings for up to 200 guests. El Jardin, an outdoor garden area, can additionally accommodate receptions and social gatherings for up to 180 people, while two meeting rooms can host groups of 12-50 people. << Previous PostNext Post >> Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Travelweek Group center_img Share Thompson Hotels to debut resort in Zihuatanejo on Mexico’s Pacific Coast Posted bylast_img read more

Berkadia Expands Mortgage Banking Team

first_img in Headlines, journal, News New York-based Berkadia today announced the addition of three new members to its mortgage banking team: Managing Directors Carolyn Whatley and Laura Beaton, as well as Senior Director George Spadier. Berkadia’s mortgage banking team employs more than 135 advisers in 31 offices across the country. In 2018, Berkadia’s loan origination volume was over $26 billion, with 1,388 loans closed and over $18 billion in combined agency loan volume.“2018 was a great year for our mortgage banking team and we’re optimistic as 2019 gets underway. Economic fundamentals remain strong and multifamily demand is solid, but more than that, we’re energized by the incredible talent we’re continuing to attract to Berkadia,” said Hilary Provinse, EVP and Head of Mortgage Banking.“Bringing Carolyn, Laura and George onboard enhances our regional and product expertise and is another step in our ongoing effort to cultivate best-in-class talent in every major market across the company,” continued Provinse. “We continue to broaden and diversify our offering—our recent approvals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac small balance loan programs being one example—while we’re simultaneously adding strategic expertise and experience to our team. As our industry, and our organization, increases its focus on technology and product innovation, we remain cognizant that people—our teams and our clients—are the cornerstone of our business and that nurturing and supporting our deep client relationships is what will truly propel us forward.”Whatley brings more than 30 years of multifamily commercial real estate experience to Berkadia’s HUD team. She will report to Steve Ervin, SVP and Head of HUD and will help to expand Berkadia’s work with HUD, particularly in the Southeast. Prior to Berkadia, she was a Director and SVP at Capital One Multifamily Finance, where she was responsible for the origination and analysis of loan requests for multifamily and healthcare properties nationwide with a focus on FHA/HUD programs. In 2018, she completed more than $130 million in financing.Beaton joins Berkadia’s Boston office from Walker & Dunlop, where she served as VP and focused on providing debt solutions for commercial property owners, specializing in multifamily including market rate, affordable, and seniors housing and closing over $2 billion in agency loans. She will be growing Berkadia’s footprint in the Northeast region, working alongside the Boston team and reporting to Senior Managing Director Ryan Nelson.Spadier will be based out of Berkadia’s Los Angeles office, which completed more than $2.2 billion in financing in 2018. He will report to Senior Managing Director Ed Zimbler and work closely with the existing team to deepen client relationships and expand Berkadia’s reach in the competitive Southern California market. He joins Berkadia from Sunrise Mortgage & Investment Co., where he served as VP and was responsible for arranging financing for multifamily, industrial, self-storage, retail, and office properties throughout the United States. Share Berkadia Expands Mortgage Banking Teamcenter_img March 29, 2019 672 Views Berkadia Company News 2019-03-29 David Whartonlast_img read more

Motorway reopens after collision Updated

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A Texas police officer who was videotaped pulling out his service weapon while responding to a disturbance involving teenagers at a pool party has resignedtwitter.” Which means it can be taught. fossil fuel extraction activities across the board likely emit higher than inventory estimates" said Eric Kort assistant professor of atmospheric oceanic and space sciences at the University of Michigan and the first author on the paper “There’s so much coalbed methane in the Four Corners area it doesn’t need to be that crazy of a leak rate to produce the emissions that we see" added Kort "A lot of the infrastructure is likely contributing" Write to Elizabeth Barber at elizabethbarber@timeasiacomHillary Clinton has learned the lessons of her Michigan meltdown Maybe Standing in a loading dock in the Mahoning Valley on Saturday night she vowed to bring back manufacturing jobs and helps small businesses Surrounded by the working-class voters who sided with rival Bernie Sanders last week in 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