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first_img ‘Step In our Shoes’ – Dr. Carla Barnett Sep 10, 2020 NASA Features Belizean Scientist, Emil Cherrington and… You may be interested in… Warnings of high surf, large waves, rip currents and floods have been issued several Member States, but there is no tsunami alert for the Region, contrary to information that has been circulating that some 30 countries are on tsunami alert following a large earthquake in Costa Rica. High tides and unusually large waves were also registered in Barbados, The Bahamas and Dominica. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Make COVID Recovery ‘a true turning point’ for people and… Sep 4, 2020center_img Greater Focus on Regional Agriculture Over the past few weeks, the Caribbean has been experiencing unusually high tides, massive waves, flooding and coastal erosion. Even as preparations are underway for the upcoming hurricane season that is predicted to be another active one, concern is high across the Region at the manifestation of the changing climate. Late February, coastal erosion resulted in the collapse of about 18 000 square metres, the destruction of homes and the evacuation of families in Cedros, a seaside area in Trinidad and Tobago. The Trinidad Express in an editorial on 1 March, 2018, said that there were reports that waves from the sea were climbing higher, pounding the shore, and causing severe undermining. In Guyana last week, unusually large waves slammed the sea defence along the West Coast of Demerara, and caused heavy flooding in surrounding areas. Reflections on Climate Resilience in the Caribbean and indications for innovative Approaches(Global Frontier Advisory and Development Services (GOFAD), 13 September) The Bahamas tragedy following the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian has brought into stark reality the unrelenting havoc that natural disasters have wreaked on the Caribbean Region in recent years.  The  Special Report on Climate Change and Land ( SRCCL) from…September 18, 2019In “Indepth”UPDATE on Hurricane Dorian and The Bahamas Tragedy(GOFAD, 6 September 2019) Since this Blog was written on Tuesday September 3, the death toll has risen to 30 and the extend of the damage is captured in the video link below . According to Dr Duane Sands , Minister of Health the mortality rate is likely to be…September 9, 2019In “Features”Stakes high for CARICOM at COP21(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     “Unless we can get the countries that are the major emitters of green house gases to commit to more ambitious reductions, the Caribbean will be confronted with more extreme storms and hurricanes, more frequent and prolonged droughts, dangerous sea-level rise that will wash away…November 28, 2015In “Anguilla”Share this on WhatsApp Oct 7, 2020 Sep 3, 2020last_img read more

first_imgVAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Visteon Corp. has announced that Kevin Dowd and Harry Wilson were elected to the company’s board of directors, effective July 28.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Dowd is the chairman and managing member of Berkeley Square Advisors LLC, an advisory consulting firm. He has served as CEO and chief restructuring officer of more than 30 companies during his career. Wilson is chairman and CEO of MAEVA Advisors LLC, a turnaround and restructuring advisory firm based in Scarsdale, N.Y. He previously served as a senior advisor to the President’s Automotive Task Force and was a partner at Silver Point Capital. “We are pleased to welcome these two highly accomplished and insightful business leaders to Visteon’s board,” said Donald Stebbins, Visteon’s chairman, CEO and president. “Both Kevin and Harry bring strong, broad business experience that will enhance our board composition.” Dowd has held more than 20 board of director positions and currently serves as the board chairman of SIRVA Inc. and JHT Holdings Inc.; lead director of Broadstripe LLC; and the sole director of Nexpak Holdings LLC. Wilson has served on a number of corporate boards in the past and currently serves on the boards of YRC Worldwide Inc. and Youth I.N.C.last_img read more

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first_imgAFTON, N.Y. (July 29) – I-88 Speedway is next on the IMCA Empire State Series schedule this Friday, July 31.Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds chase a $500 top check in the fifth of eight tour installments this season.Pit gates open at 4 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5 p.m. Hot laps are at 6:15 p.m. and racing starts at 7 p.m.Grandstand admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 9-15, and free for eight and under. Pit passes are $30.Point leader Eddie Sites is the only repeat series winner thus far; Michigan visitor A.J. Ward and Brad Sites have each won once.Four previous Empire State Series events have been held at Afton. The tour date there in June was rained out.More information is available on Facebook and at the www.I-88speedway.com website.IMCA Empire State Series top 20 point standings – 1. Eddie Sites, Monroeton, Pa., 153; 2. Brad Sites, Monroeton, Pa., 142; 3. Chris Fleming, Union Springs, 130; 4. Jason Benjamin, Towanda, Pa., 127; 5. Matt Cole, Binghamton, 124; 6. Keith Jack Lamphere, Monroeton, Pa., 115; 7. Brad Smith, Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., 100; 8. Will Ward, Cobleskill, 93; 9. Tyler Stoddard, Binghamton, 84; 10. Gary Roberts, Afton, 78; 11. Gary Smith, Harpursville, 75; 12. Michael Stoddard, Binghamton, 74; 13. Harry Ely Jr., Wyalusing, Pa., 70; 14. Billy Ward, Cobleskill, 68; 15. K.C. Cole, Conklin, 66; 16. Rodney Morgan, Troy, Pa., 65; 17. Dan Searls, Groton, and Craig Ward, Owego, both 62; 19. Richard Karlnoski, Dundee, 61; 20. Robert Maynard, Towanda, Pa., 59.last_img read more