RelatedAmbassador Vasciannie Presents Credentials to OAS Head RelatedAmbassador Vasciannie Presents Credentials to OAS Head Ambassador Vasciannie Presents Credentials to OAS Head Foreign AffairsJuly 19, 2012 Contact: [email protected] FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Professor Stephen Vasciannie, presented his credentials as Jamaica’s new Permanent Representative to the Organisation of American States (OAS), on July 18, to Secretary General of the OAS, His Excellency José Miguel Insulza, in Washington, D.C. In his remarks, Ambassador Vasciannie reassured the Secretary General that Jamaica is fully committed to the OAS’ Charter and to the organisation’s essential purposes. Noting the important OAS projects and programmes from which Jamaica has benefited, the new Ambassador said he looks forward to developing even closer ties with the organisation and its Secretariat. The newly-accredited Jamaican representative to the OAS congratulated Secretary General Insulza and Assistant Secretary General, Albert Ramdin, on the outstanding leadership and direction they have provided for the hemisphere’s premier organisation. Ambassador Vasciannie also took the opportunity to extend greetings on behalf of Prime Minister, the Most. Hon. Portia Simpson Miller and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator the Hon A.J. Nicholson. In his reply, Secretary General Insulza lauded Jamaica for its tradition of providing solid leadership at the regional and sub-regional levels. The OAS Secretary General said he is confident that Jamaica will continue to lead the way in the organisation for a better understanding of peace and co-operation among countries. Mr. Insulza said that Ambassador Vasciannie has arrived at a most opportune time, as Jamaica celebrates a significant milestone in its national life – its 50th year of independence. He lauded the people of Jamaica on the significant mark they have been making on the world stage, in numerous fields of endeavour. Earlier in the day, Ambassador Vasciannie held private meetings with both the Secretary General and the Assistant Secretary General. Among those welcoming Professor Vasciannie were Ambassador of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, LaCelia Prince; Ambassador of St. Kitts and Nevis, Jacinth Henry-Martin; Ambassador of Barbados, John Beale; Ambassador of Dominica, Hubert Charles; Ambassador of Grenada, Gillian Bristol; and Suriname’s Alternate Representative to the OAS, Kenneth Awoksi. Ambassador Vasciannie was accompanied to the OAS by the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Jamaica, Ms. Cherryl Gordon; Jamaica’s Alternate Representative to the OAS, Mrs. Marsha Coore-Lobban; and Minister Counsellor for Trade at the Jamaican Embassy, Mr. Franz Hall. On arrival at the Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC, on July 17, the Jamaican Ambassador, his wife, Lesa and family were met by US State Department representatives; the Deputy Chief of Mission, the Alternate Representative to the OAS and other Embassy staff members. RelatedAmbassador Vasciannie Presents Credentials to OAS Head Advertisements
By chloecox – Duke Energy Renewables to build two phases of Texas wind farm Twitter No posts to display Facebook Linkedin Duke Energy Renewables said it will build two large-scale wind power projects in south Texas. Read more wind energy news Linkedin CPV says it has developed 400+ MW of renewable capacity on former coal mines Austin Energy will purchase the output and associated renewable energy credits from the projects under two, 25-year power purchase agreements. The utility also has a PPA with the Los Vientos II wind project. Southern Power acquiring 118-MW Oklahoma wind project developed by Vestas’ NA unit Renewable project management firm Bradley acquired by Bureau Veritas Twitter The subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) will build, own and operate the Los Vientos III and IV Windpower Projects located west of Brownsville. Each project is expected to generate 200 MW of electricity using 200, 2 MW wind turbines from Vestas. Duke Energy Renewables will begin construction in the fourth quarter of this year. The third phase is expected to be in-service in early 2015 and the fourth phase is scheduled for operations in mid-2016. Previous articleOrmat & eBay to develop waste heat recovery power plantNext articleSecond phase of Nebraska wind power project to begin chloecox 9.26.2013 TAGSDuke RenewablesNew ProjectsWind RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook
Infineon Technologies has joined the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), to contribute towards the creation of a 5G standard for cars. The association is working on the introduction of new communication solutions enabling connected automated driving and on intelligent transport systems. Infineon will provide key 5G technologies required for the autonomous car, and for electromobility.Secure communication with practically zero time delay is a critical requirement for autonomous driving. In close cooperation with the car industry and IT, Infineon supports the communication solutions for the automated car with its cutting-edge semiconductors and with system and security expertise.Compared to the preceding 4G infrastructure, 5G will be 100 times faster and will transmit 1000 times more data in real-time. Enhanced mobile broadband access at multi-gigabit speeds requires advanced semiconductor solutions. Infineon provides high-frequency components that receive, amplify and transmit data, as well as components for antenna tuning and switching. In addition to a broad portfolio of automotive electronics, Infineon supplies security chips that help secure the data communication inside a vehicle and with its external world.Infineon is already active in most relevant industry associations that are trying to make the automated and electric cars a reality. They are a member of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) and of the world-leading industry association for the mobile communications sector GSM Association (GSMA). Infineon also joined the global Charging Interface Initiative e. V. (CharIN), which is dedicated to the development, establishment, and promotion of a world standard for a charging system for all kinds of battery-powered electric vehicles.The 5GAA (5G Automotive Association) was founded on September 27, 2016. Its founding members were AUDI AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia, and Qualcomm Incorporated.
Chelsea star Jorginho has given a pretty good interview to ESPN Brasil this week, talking about his past, his time at Napoli, the move to Chelsea and Maurizio Sarri. The midfielder was quizzed if there’s something that could have made him stop playing, and has claimed that his hardest years where when he was still a teenager.“Before going to Italy, in my 13 to 15 years, I went to play in a project. And I think that was the most difficult time for me. It was one, two, sometimes three months without going home. No money too.”“Things like in the cold, in winter, not having hot water to shower. Have to eat the same food for three days. Things like that for a child of 13, 14 years old, are not easy. It was complicated, but I think it was all worth it, and I would go through it all again. I’d go through it all again.”Jorginho also talked about his choice to play for Italy instead of Brazil, and was asked if it’s true that he eats spaghetti for breakfast: “It’s kind of weird, right, man?. But I grew up in Italy, too, I arrived at the age of 15. So there are also some Italian mores inside me. So… it’s working, I’m happy like this (laughs).”by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksTrending TodayForge of Empires – Free Online GameIf You Like to Play, this Game is a Must-HaveForge of Empires – Free Online GameUndoRaid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadEven Non-Gamers Are Obsessed With This RPG Game (It’s Worth Installing!)Raid: Shadow Legends | Free DownloadUndoDating.comFind out where single guys are hanging out in Tung ChungDating.comUndoKeto减肥1個簡單的妙招一夜「融化」腹部贅肉（今晚試試）Keto减肥UndoTheTopFiveVPNEnjoy Netflix Now Without Any RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPNUndoStanChart by CNBC CatalystDigitization in Banks Is No Longer About Efficiency, but Business Resilience. Don’t Get Left Behind.StanChart by CNBC CatalystUndoInstant Voice TranslatorGenius Japanese Invention Allows You To Instantly Speak 43 LanguagesInstant Voice TranslatorUndoPerfect-Dating.comReveal Tung Chung As The Best City to Date for Love & RomancePerfect-Dating.comUndo熱門話題小心會長過頭…網友推爆:「真的長得超誇張!」熱門話題Undo There have also been some interesting emotional bits when the player recalled his struggles to get to this point of his career.It started with the first question asked by reporter João Castelo Branco, which was about the video that went viral in which the player’s mother, who used to be a housekeeper in Brazil, sees his shirts for sale at the club’s store for the first time.“It was a fantastic thing that I will never forget”, Jorginho told ESPN. “Sometimes I still watch the video and I won’t get tired of watching that video. I think for her, getting to Chelsea was surreal for her, for me too (laughs). Because when I was a child, who could have imagined that I could go that far?“In that moment she saw my shirt, she thought of everything I went through to get here, everything she went through, everything our family went through. I believe that all the emotion inside her came at that moment, and it was wonderful to see her overflow with that emotion, you know? It was fantastic.”
3 May 2012 The National Treasury has allocated R800-million over the next two years for South Africa’s Green Fund, which aims to provide finance for high-quality, high-impact, job-creating green economy projects around the country. Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa made the announcement in Cape Town on Wednesday ahead of her department’s budget vote in Parliament. Molewa said the money represented a critical mechanism for achieving a just transition to a low-carbon, resource-efficient and job-creating green economy growth path in South Africa. “The primary objective of the Green Fund is to provide catalytic finance for high-quality, high-impact green economy projects and mainstreaming activities which would not have been implemented without fiscal support,” Molewa said.‘Myth’ that green management hinders development She said it was up to South Africans to debunk the myth that environmental management hindered development, by positioning the sector as a major contributor to job creation and the fight against poverty. “The transformation of our industries towards the building of a green economy has many facets; [it is mainly] about creating new labour-absorbing industries that also mitigate impacts on the environment. “This green economy offers substantial opportunities for job creation and development in the environmental goods and services sector, particularly in biodiversity, waste and natural resource management services.” Last year, the department committed to implementing a green economy plan through local and international partnerships with green investors, supported by funding from the Treasury’s Green Fund, as well as international funding through facilities such as the World Bank Clean Technology Fund and the newly established Green Climate Fund.Biodiversity jobs for 800 graduates, school-leavers Molewa also announced on Wednesday that up to 800 unemployed school leavers and graduates, mostly from rural areas, would be hired in biodiversity jobs for a period of two-and-a-half years. Molewa said the department would manage the placement of the candidates through the South African National Biodiversity Institute (Sanbi). “Sanbi’s application to the jobs fund, titled ‘Catalysing access to employment and job creation in ecosystem management’, was approved by the Development Bank of Southern Africa to the tune of R300-million,” Molewa said. Source: BuaNews
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Watch Serie A live in the UK on Premier Sports for just £11.99 per month including live LaLiga, Eredivisie, Scottish Cup Football and more. Visit: https://subscribe.premiersports.tv/ Roma coach Paulo Fonseca feels they were “in control” of both games against Borussia Monchengladbach, “but football isn’t always fair.” The Giallorossi thought they had earned at least a valuable point away to the Bundesliga leaders when Federico Fazio bizarrely cancelled out his own goal, but deep into stoppages Marcus Thuram’s header proved decisive. Considering Gladbach only picked up a draw at the Olimpico thanks to a stoppage-time non-existent penalty for handball when it struck Chris Smalling in the face, Roma fumbled four points against the Germans after the 90th minute. There was controversy here too, because the ball had gone a good 30-40cm over the touchline in the build-up to the opening Gladbach goal, but again, there is no VAR in the Europa League. “We had difficulty in the first half and neither side had many chances. It opened up after the break, we had four or five really clear scoring opportunities,” Fonseca told Sky Sport Italia. “It’s true that Borussia never really controlled the game, we had a lot of possession and both results over the two legs were unfair. We deserved far more, but football is like that, it’s not always fair. “There were situations where we could’ve done better, five or six, while Borussia had two or three of their own, but we played better in that second half. “We have to focus now on winning the remaining two games and getting through. We cannot think any other way.” The group is now extremely tight, as Istanbul Basaksehir have seven points, Roma and Gladbach five, with Wolfsberg on four. The Giallorossi’s next game is a trip to Istanbul on November 28, but they conclude at home to Wolfsberg, whereas the Turks end their group stage at Borussia-Park.
Manchester United Ashley Young posts moving tribute to Munich air disaster victims Joe Wright Last updated 1 year ago 21:27 2/6/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images Manchester United Premier League The Manchester United winger paid his respects to those who lost their lives in 1958, with rivals Liverpool and City also posting supportive messages Manchester United star Ashley Young has posted a moving tribute to the victims of the Munich air disaster on the 60th anniversary of the tragedy.A total of 23 people, including United players, coaching staff and journalists, were killed when the plane carrying them crashed following its third attempt to take off in treacherous conditions at Munich-Riem Airport on February 6, 1958.Young, who joined from Aston Villa in 2011, says being part of the club has helped him to understand the importance of remembering the tragedy and believes the current team have a “duty” to keep the spirit of Matt Busby’s young squad alive. Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player “The Munich Air Disaster is something I was always aware of growing up but in truth I didn’t understand its influence on Man United until I joined the club,” he wrote on Twitter.”The lows of February 1958 that ultimately led to the highs of Wembley 1968 [and victory in the European Cup] are inspiring to every player that has the honour to pull on the United shirt.Keep the red flag flying high and join me, my team-mates, the staff at the club and millions of fans around the world in remembering The Busby Babes. The Flowers of Manchester pic.twitter.com/2F1yQPHZzY — Ashley Young (@youngy18) February 6, 2018 And some of the more personal touches. The pink card is dedicated to ‘Duncan, our Dudley lad’ #MUFC #FlowersOfManchester pic.twitter.com/rBS2meXfhW — Joe Wright (@JoeWright004) February 6, 2018 We will never forget. #FlowersOfManchester pic.twitter.com/YAC0Lmqq2W — Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 6, 2018 #ACityUnited pic.twitter.com/tncO7guCfq — Manchester City (@ManCity) February 6, 2018 Our thoughts are with all of those affected by the Munich air disaster.60 years ago today, but never forgotten. #FlowersOfManchester pic.twitter.com/f6xhP38EYu — Liverpool FC (@LFC) February 6, 2018 Never Forgotten #TheFlowersOfManchester pic.twitter.com/qPqOYT0XQU — Jesse Lingard (@JesseLingard) February 3, 2018 “Today we remember and mourn but we must also take inspiration from the response to the tragedy and people like Sir Bobby Charlton. It’s a privilege for all of us to still have him around and active at Manchester United.”You still sing about Sir Matt Busby and about playing football ‘the Busby way’. We have a duty to keep that spirit alive and keep making you proud to support this team.”Keep the red flag flying high and join me, my team-mates, the staff at the club and millions of fans around the world in remembering The Busby Babes. The Flowers of Manchester”.United are hosting a special service at Old Trafford to commemorate the victims, while special banners have been erected outside the stadium and flowers laid in tribute by fans.A minute’s silence will be held at 15:04 GMT, marking the time of the crash, and readings from former manager Sir Alex Ferguson and directors Michael Edelson and Ed Woodward will follow.Clubs including rivals Manchester City and Liverpool have also tweeted messages of solidarity.
TagsTransfersAbout the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your say Chelsea defender Rudiger: What I told Hudson-Odoi about Germany…by Ansser Sadiq10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea defender Antonio Rudiger admits that his teammate Callum Hudson-Odoi has spoken to him about Germany.Rudiger started his career at Stuttgart as a youngster, while Hudson-Odoi could be set for a move to Bayern Munich this winter or in the summer.”Of course, he asked me about Germany,” Rudiger told reporters at Wembley Stadium. “It was just a general question from him to know, because he is still young. I can advise him. But at the end of the day he decides about his future.”He can develop as well here. You can see it from both sides. Of course, he can develop in Germany as well and don’t forget Bayern Munich is also a big club. It is something he needs to decide for his future. I wish him all the best, but for me I just wish he stays with us.”We don’t need to speak about him too much. He is good, everyone knows that, everyone can see that. But he is still 18 and at that age you can’t look too far ahead. People have to give him time. For me he is an upcoming star, but he still needs to work hard.”Of course, as a young player it’s very important to play. Where it is? I hope it will be here.”
The Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) will be hosting the Caribbean Gaming Show and Summit (CGS) 2017 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James from June 14 to 15.The event, which is in its seventh staging, is being held through partnership with the Caribban Gaming Show (CGS) Group LLC and will focus on interactive gaming and the impact of technology on gaming.More than 300 participants are expected to attend the free two-day conference, including regional regulators, business owners and operators of gaming establishments, consultants and technical experts in the industry, suppliers to the gaming industry, as well as professionals from the hospitality sector.Executive Director at the BGLC, Vitus Evans, said the conference will explore, among other things, how Jamaica can take advantage of eSports; ways in which BGLC can improve enforcement; and additional revenue-earning opportunities for the Government within the gaming industry.“It will also give us an opportunity to share ideas with some of the participants, who will be coming from various jurisdictions,” he added, while addressing a JIS Think Tank on June 1.He said that coming out of the event “we hope that our staff will be exposed to some of the new technologies as well as some of the new things that are happening in the gaming industry”.Director of Information and Communication Technology and Conference Chairperson, Carole Martinez-Johnson, said the conference will provide a good opportunity for participants to network.She said that BGLC licensees will display the latest technology that they have and be exposed to new areas of gaming.She said the event will also facilitate discussion on topics such as anti-money laundering; eSports; iGaming; virtual reality; the future of gaming and lotteries; responsible gaming, and, for the first time, will include a forum targeted at regulatory entities.Keynote speaker at the conference will be the Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, and Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, will also address the event.Other presenters are Executive Director of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force, Calvin Wilson; Chief Executive Officer of IIE Millennial eSports, Alex Igleman, and Senior Consultant to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Bureau of Substance Abuse Services in the United States, Dr. Haner Hernandez.Attendees are invited to register for the conference at www.bglc.gov.jm. Story Highlights The Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC) will be hosting the Caribbean Gaming Show and Summit (CGS) 2017 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James from June 14 to 15. Executive Director at the BGLC, Vitus Evans, said the conference will explore, among other things, how Jamaica can take advantage of eSports; ways in which BGLC can improve enforcement; and additional revenue-earning opportunities for the Government within the gaming industry. Keynote speaker at the conference will be the Minister of Finance and Planning, Hon. Audley Shaw, and Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett will also address the event.