Pressure grows on Portugal

first_img Pressure grows on Portugal Sunday 9 January 2011 11:12 pm KCS-content whatsapp Share Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayotBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof Show Comments ▼ whatsapp PRESSURE is growing on Portugal from Germany, France and other Eurozone countries to seek financial help from the EU and IMF to stop the bloc’s debt crisis from spreading, a senior Eurozone source said yesterday.Some preliminary discussions on the possibility of Portugal asking for help if its financing costs on markets become too high have taken place since July, the source said.No formal talks on aid have started yet, a number of Eurozone sources said, but the pressure was rising in the Eurogroup, which brings together Eurozone finance ministers.“France and Germany have indicated in the context of the Eurogroup that Portugal should apply for help sooner rather than later,” the source said, adding Finland and the Netherlands expressed similar views.Earlier yesterday a Portuguese government spokesman denied claims that Lisbon was under pressure from Berlin and Paris to seek a bailout from the European Union and International Monetary Fund.Many policymakers hope EU/IMF financing for Portugal would ring fence the Eurozone debt crisis, in which Greece and Ireland have already taken bailouts.Help for Lisbon would aim to protect Spain which might be next in line, but whose financing needs would stretch current Eurozone aid capabilities to the limit.The source said Portugal’s bailout would likely total between €50bn (£41.5bn) and €100bn. Tags: NULL last_img read more

Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited ( 2011 Annual Report

first_imgLiberty Kenya Holdings Limited ( listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2011 annual report.For more information about Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited (  2011 annual report.Company ProfileLiberty Kenya Holdings Limited is an insurance company offering products and services for the retail and corporate sectors in Kenya and other countries in the Africa sub-region. The company provides life assurance, superannuation, industrial life assurance, bond investment and business incidental insurance services as well as insurance products and services for aviation, engineering, fire, liability, marine, private and commercial vehicles, personal accident, theft, workmen’s compensation and employer’s liability insurance. Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited also offers asset management and property development services for the private and corporate sectors in Kenya. The company is a subsidiary of Liberty Holdings Limited and is the holding company for Heritage Insurance Company and a short- and long-term insurance business called Liberty Life Kenya Assurance Limited. Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited has a presence in 15 countries in the Africa sub-region. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. Liberty Kenya Holdings Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

On Hawaii’s Big Island, church’s recovery work continues long after…

first_img Rector Bath, NC Youth Minister Lorton, VA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Hale Iki Village is a 10-unit tiny-house development serving individuals and families still displaced by last May’s Kilauea volcano’s eruption. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service[Episcopal News Service – Hilo, Hawaii] In a disaster’s immediate aftermath, communities often receive an outpouring of support. It’s the long-term effects, though, that linger after the attention dissipates and the next disaster hits, that make community partnerships essential.Hale Iki Village, on the island of Hawaii, is one such partnership – a 10-unit tiny-house development serving individuals and families still displaced by last May’s Kilauea volcano’s eruption. One such family is Lionel Furness, 60, and his 6-year-old son, Osha, who left their rental property after Furness lost his landscaping and office jobs in Pahoa and couldn’t make rent.If not for Hale Iki Village, they’d likely be “camping out somewhere,” said Furness, as he walked toward his tiny house. It was clear, he added, that Pahoa – a municipality in the high-lava-risk Puna district – and its economy were devastated, and it was time to move on.The Kilauea volcano’s weeklong eruption in early May and the monthlong lava flow that followed destroyed hundreds of homes and a biodiverse forest and filled in the beloved Kapoho tide pools.The Rev. Katlin McCallister, priest-in-charge of Holy Apostles Episcopal Church, and Pastor Dion K. Maeda of Connect Point Church talk about the future needs of Hale Iki Village. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service“We had multiple earthquakes and then there were fissures but no lava; at first there was one and then there were two, and it went all the way up to 16 or something. And, so for days on end these fissures, these huge giant cracks in the earth, just kept opening up and opening up … and at some point, lava started to flow,” said the Rev. Katlin McCallister, priest-in-charge of Holy Apostles Episcopal Church in Hilo.The most destructive fissure “created a lava river and destroyed the entire area,” she said.As the disaster unfolded, McCallister and her senior warden made calls to members in the at-risk area, offering pastoral care and support, she said. In one afternoon, volunteers with 10 pickup trucks moved a family out of a mandatory evacuation zone.For months, church members cooked a Tuesday meal at one of the shelters; through an Episcopal Relief & Development grant, Holy Apostles provided air purifiers to schools and individuals sheltering in place to limit their exposure to sulfur dioxide and fine particles. Money went toward providing laundry services for shelter residents, and to individuals needing rental, utility and basic assistance.Each tiny house has two twin-size beds. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceA local interfaith coalition had collaborated informally to address homelessness and other chronic issues, but after the eruption, the group began regular Monday meetings to talk about resources, immediate challenges and problem-solving without duplicating efforts. State and county officials, social service providers and Federal Emergency Management Agency representatives later joined the meetings when they realized the need to build community consensus.But as FEMA left, as was always the plan, turning over the response to locals, the coalition’s attention turned to long-term recovery, and tiny houses emerged as a solution to people’s transitional housing needs. Emergency shelters served those displaced by lava and toxic gas, with the last of them closing on Sept. 17. Still, there are vulnerable people who cannot rely on others or who have exhausted family and social connections who still need a transitional place to live, explained McCallister.Holy Apostles and other religious organizations, including Catholic Charities, partnered with Pastor Dion K. Maeda of Connect Point Church to build Hale Iki Village. Connect Point had the land but not the resources to build, said Maeda.Each tiny house has two twin-size beds. Toilets and showers for males and females are a short walk away, near the shared kitchen and common area. The homes are arranged in a rectangle and connected by a concrete walkway. In late September, five families had moved in and others were scheduled to arrive.“Holy Apostles has given $28K toward funding the transitional housing project, as well as support for a community garden, and countless other church groups and faith groups have given money to fund it,” she said. Local industries donated materials and “labor was donated by professional electricians and plumbers.”Hale Iki Village has separate toilet and shower facilities for males and females. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceFamilies arrive through referrals from organizations like Hope Services, where A. J. Kubo, a housing navigator and Holy Apostles’ member, helps them find both transitional and long-term housing, as well as access to social and job-training services.Unlike the May 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington’s Cascade Mountains, when an earthquake ripped off a mile-wide section of the mountain’s north face and rock, hot gas and ash spewed from the volcano at rates up to 400 mph, and billions of gallons of ice water raced down the mountain side, lava from Kilauea came up from fissures.In July, a state senator introduced legislation that would prohibit new construction in high-risk lava inundation zones.On Oct. 3, Hawaii Governor David Ige extended the disaster emergency relief period until Dec. 1; it was the fourth extension.A. J. Kubo, a housing navigator and Holy Apostles’ member, unlocks the door to one of the tiny houses. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News ServiceThe island of Hawaii, or the Big Island, is the youngest, largest and easternmost of the archipelago’s eight main islands. The volcanic disaster began on May 3 with a 5.0-magnitude earthquake, followed by smaller tremors and then a larger, 6.9-magnitude quake, which accelerated volcanic activity that began in April.Then, in late August came Hurricane Lane and 35 inches of rain in a matter of days, causing floods, landslides and road closures.Isolation is a fact of life on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Unlike Oahu, where Honolulu and a significant military presence attract a transitory population, the Big Island is closer knit, with the majority of residents born there or on another of the islands. One of the reasons the faith coalition worked so well is that many of the leaders had worked together before, said McCallister.“There is a sense of community in east Hawaii that I have never experienced anywhere else. I have never experienced this sense of connectedness, responsibility for each other that I have experienced here in Hilo,” she said.– Lynette Wilson is a reporter and managing editor of the Episcopal News Service. Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Featured Jobs & Calls Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Albany, NY Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Submit a Press Release The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Associate Rector Columbus, GA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Collierville, TN New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books By Lynette WilsonPosted Oct 31, 2018 Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Washington, DC Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Environment & Climate Change Rector Martinsville, VA Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Press Release Service Rector Smithfield, NC Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR center_img Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Hopkinsville, KY Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Tampa, FL Submit an Event Listing Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Featured Events Rector Knoxville, TN Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY On Hawaii’s Big Island, church’s recovery work continues long after volcanic eruption Tiny houses provide transitional housing for displaced people Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Belleville, IL Curate Diocese of Nebraska Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Tags This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Advocacy Peace & Justice, AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Submit a Job Listing Rector Shreveport, LAlast_img read more

Apopka City Council Seat 4 Candidate Q&A – Week 3

first_imgBill ArrowsmithKyle BeckerYoung Kim LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 This Week’s Question: “If elected, how will you balance your Council duties with your other commitments (work, family, etc…)?” Bill ArrowsmithKyle BeckerYoung Kim Previous articleApopka City Council Seat 3 Candidate Q&A – Week 3Next articleThe Case for Single Member Districts in Apopka Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your comment! Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Successful time management, through my experience, is based on planning ahead and creating a routine. As a Commissioner, I will have two standing City Council meeting commitments each month in which I have planned. I also understand there could be special meetings or other community events in which to attend, as well as analyzing agenda items and meeting with residents. Fortunately, I work for an employer who is generous with paid time off, and plan to use this for my city commitments which fall during weekday working hours. As with anything in life, there are unknowns, and if scheduling conflicts arise I will prioritize items with those directly impacting the interest of the city taking priority.I am truly blessed to have a very supportive family, who sees the investment of time to the city as a win for our family, and the families of Apopka, as well.I firmly believe that the key to successfully balancing the job of being city commissioner and having another job is that a person needs to be personally invested. My definition of personal investment is being dedicated enough to put in the long hours and seeing one’s final outcome of his/her hard work. I firmly believe that my dedication and hard work will result in the improvement in the city’s infrastructure and economy. Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here The Anatomy of Fear Week 3Seat 3 CandidatesSeat 4 Candidates Secondly, I am an independent small business owner of a furniture company, All American Furniture. Working as my own boss allows me to have flexible hours. My store is opened Monday thru Friday from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m and is located at 54 East 5th Street in Apopka, Fl. The store is literally located right across the street from City Hall. Another positive aspect of being a small business owner is that I can rely on my family and employees to run the business when I am not there.Lastly, I am a YOUNG, healthy and single man with a clean bill of health. Other than my professional job duties, I am actively and physically engaged in swimming, cycling, singing and playing the guitar. Click Here for Seat 3 Candidates Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate During my long career as a community banker in Apopka, I have found it easy to balance my time.I have been fortunate to live within ten minutes of where I work and my office has always been two minutes from City Hall.I have dedicated my entire adult life to being involved in community service and activities. As a forty plus year member of Apopka Rotary and Chamber of Commerce I have had the opportunity to serve as president of each and participate in all their projects. With my office being located in the center of town I have always felt that I am the most accessible Commissioner to all constituents. I have maintained an open door policy and welcome input from all of our residents.My employer has been very supportive and encourages their employees to be actively involved in their community.The most important part of the balance is my family and although they have sacrificed at times for my schedule, they have taken the opportunity themselves to contribute to our city.I am running for a position which will require a large investment of time and energy in order to positively serve the residents of Apopka. Work/life balance and time management are things I think we all struggle with at times, and it was certainly something I thought long about prior to running. Questions & Answers with Candidates for Apopka City Council Seat 4 – Week 3Each week we will be asking the candidates the questions YOU’RE asking. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

On second anniversary of journalist’s murder, UN is urged to extend international tribunal’s mandate

first_img Lebanese journalist found shot dead in car December 12, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 On second anniversary of journalist’s murder, UN is urged to extend international tribunal’s mandate November 11, 2020 Find out more Receive email alerts LebanonMiddle East – North Africa January 14, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Lebanon LebanonMiddle East – North Africa RSF_en On the second anniversary of newspaper editor Gebran Tueni’s murder, Reporters Without Borders today said the special international tribunal created by the United Nations to try those responsible for former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri’s assassination should also have jurisdiction over the other car-bombings in Lebanon since October 2004.The press freedom organisation also wrote today to Daniel Bellemare, the Canadian judge recently appointed by UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon to take over as head of the international commission investigating the Hariri assassination and to be the tribunal’s prosecutor.“The list of bombings in Lebanon keeps getting longer without those responsible being brought to trial by any court, Lebanese or international,” Reporters Without Borders said. “It seems that solving the Hariri assassination is the only way to shed light on all the other cases. The new international tribunal created by the UN should be assigned all these cases so that justice is finally rendered. This is what the families of the victims are demanding.”The Tueni family lawyer, Ziad Baroud, told Reporters Without Borders he had confidence in the Lebanese investigation into the Tueni murder, and regarded it as “serious.” He said there was “no doubt” in his mind about “the connections between the bombing that killed Rafiq Hariri and the other bombings.” He added that the Lebanese and international probes needed to be merged so that those responsible can be “tried before the most appropriate court.”In its letter to Judge Bellemare, who will take over as head of the international commission on 1 January, Reporters Without Borders spoke of the need to continue cooperating with the Lebanese authorities as regards the investigations into the murders of Tueni and newspaper columnist Samir Kassir, and the attempted murder of TV presenter May Chidiac. Tueni, Kassir and Chidiac were all the targets of unsolved bombings in 2005. Tueni, the publisher and editor of the Arabic-language daily An-Nahar and parliamentary representative for Beirut, was killed by car-bomb on 12 December 2005. Kassir, a columnist with Tueni’s newspaper, was killed by a bomb planted in his car on 2 June 2005. Both well-known and respected journalists, Tueni and Kassir knew their lives were in danger after Hariri’s assassination on 14 February 2005. Chidiac, the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation’s star presenter, was badly injured when her car was blown up on 25 September 2005. February 4, 2021 Find out more News On the second anniversary of newspaper editor Gebran Tueni’s murder, Reporters Without Borders today said the special international tribunal created by the United Nations to try those responsible for former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri’s assassination should also have jurisdiction over the other car-bombings in Lebanon since October 2004. Forum on Information and Democracy 250 recommendations on how to stop “infodemics” Organisation News to go further Lebanon : Violence against reporters becoming more frequent in Lebanon News Help by sharing this information Newslast_img read more

Vote for freedom of expression blog award-winners!

first_img RSF_en Help by sharing this information Reporters Without Borders is calling on Internet-users to vote online for award-winners from among 60 blogs defending freedom of expression. There are six categories: Africa and the Middle East, the Americas, Asia, Europe, Iran and International. News Reporters Without Borders is calling on Internet-users to vote online for award-winners from among 60 blogs defending freedom of expression. There are six categories: Africa and the Middle East, the Americas, Asia, Europe, Iran and International.Blogs have become significant sources of news for millions of Internet-users. In repressive countries they represent an alternative news source to state-controlled media. In regimes that show greater respect for freedom of expression, they can relay comments, articles and opinions that are not necessarily broadcast by the major media.These awards will be in tribute to webloggers who defend free expression and sometimes pay heavily for it. Two of them are, for example, still in prison in Iran.Reporters Without Borders has made a first selection of blogs, according to their interest and some basic criteria (See: There are blogs in English, French, Russian, Arabic, Farsi, Spanish and German. Now it is up to Internet-users to decide. They may only vote for one blog per geographical category (The International category is of blogs that have a general interest in freedom of expression on the Internet).Voting closes on 1st June 2005 and the prize-winners will be announced two weeks later.To register a vote, click hereThe Deutsche Welle is Reporters Without Borders’ patner for these awards. Organisation April 6, 2005 – Updated on January 25, 2016 Vote for freedom of expression blog award-winners!last_img read more

Farhad Aminpour freed on bail two days after his Rouji Ha Lat colleagues

first_img Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders today condemned the arrests of six journalists in the past week and called for the release of all journalists detained in Iran.“Any excuse will do in Iran to prevent journalists from expressing themselves,” the press freedom organisation said. “Closely monitored by both the state security services and the clergy, news media that do not defend the government’s vision of the Islamic revolution are shut down and their journalists are arrested without warrants and without reason.”Reporters Without Borders added: “They may be released after paying exorbitant fines but they can be sent back to prison at any time and are not able to work in any acceptable fashion.” The pro-reform, Farsi-language weekly Safir Dashtestan (Dashtestan Ambassador) was closed on 16 October and its publisher, M. Boumand, and its editor, Hossin Rouin, were arrested along with an editorial assistant for publishing a satirical article about the Supreme Guide, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in their most recent issue (see photo). All three were later freed on bail.Protests were previously organised by mullahs outside the newspaper’s headquarters (see photo) in the southern city of Bushehr. The newspaper is known for criticising the Iranian clergy, especially Ayatollah Mesbah, a candidate for election to the Assembly of Experts (whose prerogatives include choosing the Islamic Revolution’s Supreme Guide). IranMiddle East – North Africa News February 25, 2021 Find out more RSF_en Help by sharing this information Three journalists with the Kurdish-language weekly Rouji Ha Lat (The Dawn) – Farhad Aminpour, Reza Alipour and Saman Solimani – were arrested at the newspaper’s office in Sanandaj, in the Kurdish part of Iran, on 12 October for no apparent reason. It is not known where they are being held and their families have received no word of them since their arrest.Hossin Shakery, a journalist with the weekly Payam-e-Jonob (Message of the South, in Farsi) was meanwhile summoned on 14 October by a court in Bushehr and charged with “disturbing the peace.” As he was not immediately able to pay the bail of 100 million rials (9,000 euros) set by the judge, he had to spend 48 hours in detention. The newspaper’s publisher has also received a summons from the court. March 18, 2021 Find out more Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 November 15, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Farhad Aminpour freed on bail two days after his Rouji Ha Lat colleagues After Hengameh Shahidi’s pardon, RSF asks Supreme Leader to free all imprisoned journalistscenter_img June 9, 2021 Find out more News Farhad Aminpour of the weekly Rouji Ha Lat was released today after paying 50 million rials (about 4,400 euros) in bail. He and two other journalists with the same newspaper, Reza Alipour and Saman Solimani, were arrested four days ago for “actions against national security.” The other two were freed after being held for two days.———————————————————–15.11.2006 Two journalists freed on bail after being held for one monthJournalists Reza Alipour and Saman Solimani of the weekly Rouji Ha Lat were released provisionally yesterday after paying 50 million rials (about 5,000 euros) in bail. A third Rouji Ha Lat journalist who was arrested on 12 October, Farhad Aminpour, is still being held while his bail money is raised. Accused of “actions against national security,” they face the possibility of long prison terms.————————————————————-18.10.2006Six journalists arrested in past week News Organisation IranMiddle East – North Africa Follow the news on Iran Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists News to go furtherlast_img read more

Accused Double Murderer to be Arraigned Thursday

first_img Subscribe Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Top of the News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes HerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Vietnamese Stunners That Will Take Your Breath AwayHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty’First Daughters’: From Cute Little Kids To Beautiful Young WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Celebrity Body Parts Insured For Ridiculous AmountsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Community News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday First Heatwave Expected Next Week Jacob Mallory Bersson, accused of killing Pasadena chef Lawrence Bressler and his wife Denise in 2014, will be arranged for two counts of murder this Thursday, May 19, at the Pasadena Courthouse, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office.The charges against Bersson, 29, include the special circumstance allegation of multiple murders, along with an allegation that he personally used a knife in the murders that occurred on October 13, 2014.Bersson pleaded not guilty to the charge on December 15 that year.Lawrence “Larry” Bressler was Bersson’s cousin. He taught at the Le Cordon Bleu cooking school in Pasadena for 11 years and was director of operations for Chefs Center of California, a commercial food-preparation and education center in Pasadena.Court records say Bersson had recently moved to California from Florida and was living with the couple at 290 N. Madison Avenue in Pasadena.Police said Bersson allegedly forced his way into the Bresslers’ bedroom in the morning of October 13, 2014, and stabbed them repeatedly with a knife.Police said Larry Bressler was able to call 911 before 6:30 a.m. and identified his cousin as the attacker. Bressler later died in surgery. His wife had died shortly after arriving at a hospital.Bersson was arrested on the day of the murders and has not been released from the Los Angeles County Jail ever since. 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Make a comment Public Safety Accused Double Murderer to be Arraigned Thursday Published on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 | 1:55 pm Business Newslast_img read more

Capital plan must address issues of regional imbalance

first_img Previous article936 young people unemployed for six months or more in LimerickNext articleDigital power reaching from Texas and UK for WP Engine Limerick Staff Reporter Advertisement Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival TAGScapital planIbeclimerickMairead CrosbyMid Westregional imbalance Twitter Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Facebook WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Mairead Crosby IBECEMPLOYERS group Ibec has called on the Government to increase investment in regional infrastructure, claiming that failure to adopt a more ambitious capital plan would accentuate the growing imbalance between the regions and the greater Dublin economy.The call forms part of the group’s submission to the recent public consultation on the mid-term review of the Government’s capital investment plan.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Speaking on the critical need for investment in infrastructure in the region, Ibec Regional Director for the Mid West and Kerry Mairead Crosby said that a two-speed economy has emerged over the past few decades with Dublin and the Eastern region consistently outperforming the rest of the country.“Up to 2008, there was considerable investment in road transport connections between the capital and most of the regions. However, the motorway network was never completed and the regional cities themselves remain poorly connected to each other. Connecting cities and their regions will help spread the economic and population growth which is currently concentrated on the east coast.“In the early years of the crisis, the lack of ambition when it came to the delivery of key infrastructure was unfortunate, but understandable, in the context of Ireland’s fiscal position. Today, it is simply unsustainable. In areas from roads to broadband, poorly developed infrastructure is resulting in deteriorating quality of life and increasing costs for households and business. This is a key concern and a constant source of feedback from businesses in the Mid West and Kerry region.”“In the Mid West and Kerry, completing the M20 Cork-Limerick motorway and connecting second and third cities is a key enabler to the overall growth of the entire region. The completion of the M20 will be vital in establishing a competitive and distinctive complement to Dublin. The country needs an effective counter-balance to the Dublin economy. This can be best delivered through improved connectivity between our Atlantic cities and ensuring that regions are well connected to the Dublin economy and to each other,” she said.“Completion of the M20, the Limerick to Foynes Road Scheme, the Limerick Northern Distributor Road, the N24 Limerick-Waterford and the N22 Ballyvourney-Macroom would greatly enhance the capacity of the region to attract and retain foreign direct investment. While some projects will only be achievable over the longer-term, progress to design, planning and other preliminary stage in the projects should be funded with clear timelines identified for their delivery.“Currently, 48 per cent of all premises in the region do not have access to high speed broadband. This is a huge barrier to business growth. Any further delays must be avoided with the roll-out of broadband. This is particularly true in relation to funding which must be put in place from the outset. As it stands, Government would need to spend a further €5 billion annually by 2021 in order to reach the 4 per cent of GDP target. The €2.6 billion to 2021 outlined in the Government’s consultation document falls well short of levels necessary to meet the economic and demographic pressures facing the country.”“Right now Ireland severely lags behind our competitors when it comes to infrastructure spend. Businesses make decisions regarding their location on a number of factors and accessibility ranks highly. If we want to continue to attract foreign direct investment to the region, Government must break away from the austerity mindset and ramp up spending on infrastructure. Without good access investment simply does not happen.”“It is time to ensure the infrastructure within the region is fit-for-purpose and can adequately meet the needs of a growing regional economy. Given the potential impact of Brexit on the region, it is vital that this is reflected in the mid-term review of the Capital plan. Investment in connectivity, skills and infrastructure including housing must support the future growth of the region.“It makes economic sense to invest wisely now to increase productivity, employment opportunities and improve standards of living for all. This investment will pay dividends regionally and nationally,” Ms Crosby concluded. Printcenter_img Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Linkedin Email WhatsApp NewsCapital plan must address issues of regional imbalanceBy Staff Reporter – July 2, 2017 842 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

High Court grants bail to John Downey

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Google+ By News Highland – November 8, 2018 Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Previous articleUpdate: Road reopens following two vehicle collisionNext articleAbusive Packages sent to McClean at Stoke News Highland News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Facebook Pinterestcenter_img WhatsApp Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ High Court grants bail to John Downey Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic The High Court has granted bail to alleged IRA bomber John Downey (66).The Donegal man is wanted in Northern Ireland in connection with the 1972 Enniskillen bombings which claimed the lives of two British soldiers.Mr. Downey’s bail has been set at € 30,000 in the form of two independent sureties.The first has been approved by the court but a second must be found before he’ll be released from custody. Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

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