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first_imgThe Jamaican Association of Miami-Dade Educators (JADE) will be commemorating its twenty-fourth anniversary as a 501 © (3) non-profit service organization this year by hosting its Annual Scholarship Award Banquet on May 5, at the Miami Marriott Dadeland Hotel. The event will commence at 8:30 P.M. The highlight of the evening will be the introduction of the scholarship winners. They will be given an opportunity to tell the audience about themselves, their philosophy of life and their career aspirations. Cover charge for the event is $65, which includes plated dinner, dessert and Starbuck coffee. There will be a cash bar conveniently located in the Banquet Hall. At the conclusion of the Program, Cosmic Force will provide the music for the party. Last year four deserving students were awarded scholarships totaling $4,000. Each recipient was given $1,000. Those winners included Selena Garcia, Kay-Ann Henry, Janellia James, and Cassandra Saint.In addition to the Annual Scholarship Award Banquet in Miami, JADE has a history of selecting a school in Jamaica, and presenting students and teachers with school supplies, as well as electronic equipment such as computers and televisions. In recent years, gifts to the students include clothes, such as shoes and socks, toiletries including soaps, toothbrushes and toothpastes. JADE outreach in Jamaica in the past included donations and/or resources to ILead Program in Education, West Haven Children’s Home in Hanover, Lucea Library in Hanover.For the first time this year, JADE offered scholarships to two students in Jamaica. One of the winners, a high school student, Angel Hilton, received $500 (U.S.) and Roshaun Thompson, a student at U.W.I. was the recipient of $1,000.JADE is indeed grateful to all of its sponsors who have been instrumental for making it possible to touch the lives of so many individuals.last_img read more

first_img Sharing is caring!         Sylvester Johnson                                                                            Esan PetersConsumers across the region will see major savings in data costs as a result of a partnership between two major regional players in telecommunications and finance.CIBC FirstCaribbean has announced an agreement with Flow for the zero rating of the bank’s top sites as well as its award-winning mobile banking app. Under the zero-rating initiative implemented earlier this month across 11 territories where the bank and Flow have a presence, clients will not be charged for any data used when logging on to the bank’s mobile app, online banking platform or corporate website.“Zero-rating is coming at a time when we know many clients are under financial pressure, and our sincere hope is that by absorbing the data costs associated with using our banking apps and website, our clients can save a little extra towards other essential things for themselves and their families,” said Esan Peters, Chief Information Officer and Managing Director, Technology & Operations, at CIBC FirstCaribbean.He noted that the “zero-rating of the CIBC FirstCaribbean Mobile and Online Banking represents a continuation of our strategy to encourage our clients to migrate to our digital channels where a number of products, services and transactions are already offered free of charge”.Country Manager, Flow Barbados and Head of B2B for the Southern Caribbean, Jenson Sylvester, also hailed the initiative.“Flow is proud to establish this key partnership with CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank that results in immediate and tangible benefits for our customers, and indeed, the wider Caribbean community.“From our perspective as a service provider, we are also committed to the exchange of ideas and sustained collaboration, and we very much look forward to further exploring the ways we can continue to work together to help usher in a new era of digital transactions that are rich in value for consumers,” Mr. Sylvester said.Countries in which the zero-rating applies are Antigua, Barbados, The British Virgin Islands (BVI), Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Kitts, Turks and Caicos Islands and St Vincent and the Grenadines. BusinessLocalNewsRegional FirstCaribbean Teams Up With Flow To Offer Free Access To Its Online Platforms by: – June 17, 2020 Share Tweetcenter_img 26 Views   no discussions Share Sharelast_img read more

first_imgKnowles has announced a new Capacitor facility in Suzhou, China which is now fully operational.  This completes the relocation of Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor (MLCC) manufacturing from plants in the UK and Mexico. Located in the Xiangcheng Economic Development Area in Suzhou, the factory has 10Km2 of floor space.  This reflects a significant investment in expanded capacity and provides space to grow the business. The facility makes a broad range of MLCC products including standard, high voltage, high Q and application specific capacitors, as well as surface mount and feedthrough EMI filters.The Capacitor division of Knowles is the consolidation of Dielectric Laboratories (DLI), Novacap, Syfer Technology and Voltronics into a single organization with a combined history exceeding 175 years.  Whilst the production facility is fully ‘up and running’ the original R & D operations in Norwich and North America continues to make great strides in the development of single and multilayer capacitors.  Notable achievements over the last decade being a revolutionary product ‘FlexiCap’, used in safety-critical environments, winning the UK Queens Award for Enterprise and more recently ProtectiCap and StackiCap product lines.last_img read more

first_imgPRO-10 chief Police Brigadier General Rolando Anduyan said he received orders from Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Camilo Pancratius Cascolan to investigate Parojinog’s death and to determine if he had prior illness. “Actually iniimbestigahan pa natin ‘yan. Alam niyo naman ‘yung panahon ngayon, medyo ano tayo, iba ang panahon ngayon… noong kaninang umaga, ginigising siya noong kaniyang ano, bantay ng selda, eh noong hindi siya magising, hindi siya responsive, tumawag na tayo ng medical teams para magresponde sa kaniya,” Anduyan said. Anduyan said a jail guard was trying to wake Parojinog up but he was unresponsive. Authorities immediately called a medical team to attend to Parojinog, who arrived in Ozamis City detention from PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame last Thursday. “Hanggang ngayon iniimbestigahan natin. Baka mamaya anong sakit ‘yung mayroon siya hindi natin alam kasi nanggaling siya diyan sa Manila,” Anduyan said in an interview with DZBB. MANILA – The Philippine National Police (PNP) has tasked Police Regional Office 10 (PRO-10) to investigate the sudden death of former Ozamiz City councilor Ricardo “Ardot” Parojinog inside the detention cell of Ozamiz City Police Station on Friday. Former Ozamiz City councilor Ricardo “Ardot” Parojinog was found dead inside his detention cell at the Ozamiz City Police Station on Friday morning. GMA NEWS “Kasama sa imbestigasyon natin ‘yan. ‘Yun din ang tinatanong ko sa mga tao natin, inaalagaan din natin ‘yan kasi medyo kilalang tao ‘yan. Hindi natin alam kung nalulungkot siya siyempre sa kaso na inabot niya, medyo matamlay noong dumating…” he added. Cascolan has also ordered Anduyan to place the Ozamiz City police chief and all the night shift police personnel of the station under restrictive custody pending a probe on the incident. Parojinog, who is facing  murder, illegal possession of firearms and illegal possession of explosives charges, was deported to the Philippines in July 2018, two months after his arrest in Taiwan where he fled following the police raid on the clan’s compound, which killed his brother, former mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr./PNlast_img read more

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first_imgBy LARRY GAGESpecial to the PRESSThe Port Isabel Lady Tarpon volleyball team have a sister act going this season.  Senior forward Rebecca Ramos is joined on the team by her younger sister, freshman Madison Ramos.  The PRESS caught up with the two siblings before the start of classes on Wednesday and they shared their thoughts on what kind of season they’ve shared so far this year.“I try to maintain a positive attitude throughout the game and try to keep everybody’s mood up the best that I can,” Rebecca said this week.Rebecca accepts her leadership role as a senior.  “I try to do my best to lead everybody in the best direction possible.  It really falls back to what everybody’s individual mindset is – do we really want to win?”Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Share RelatedRamos, Torres enjoy All-Star experienceBy LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Rebecca Ramos and Gabby Torres played in their last official high school volleyball match last Sunday.  They both played in the RGV All-Star Volleyball Showcase in McAllen. Julie Breedlove was their coach when they suited up the past two seasons as teammates on…December 21, 2018In “News”Ramos improving her gameBy LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Madison Ramos is working all the time to improve her game so she can be more of a contributor on the Port Isabel High volleyball team. She sat with the Press this week and talked about how, as a sophomore, she knows her…September 20, 2019In “News”Ramos preps for volleyball seasonBy LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS   Madison Ramos is an incoming sophomore at Port Isabel High and looks forward to the 2019 Lady Tarpon volleyball season, into which she will carry a year of Varsity experience. The Press found Ramos recently at open gym and she took time…May 31, 2019In “News”last_img read more

first_img“Saya harus mengakui pada awalnya saya agak sedikit malu saat melihat wajah saya terpampang dimana-mana, tapi perasaan yang pertama saya rasakan adalah bangga bisa mewakili Marie Curie di kota saya. Ini bisa meingkatkan kesadaran akan karya yang menakjubkan yang kami lakukan,” ujar Rob.Rob (www.plymouthherald.co.uk)Dia menambahkan, awalnya tidak benar-benar memikirkan penyakit parah seperti kanker sebelum menjadi perawat di Marie Curie. Tetapi semuanya berubah saat ayah Rob menderita penyakit parah dan akhirnya meninggal.“Penyakitnya mengerikan tapi bagian yang sekarat, tidak begitu, dan itu berkat perawatan dan dukungan yang kami terima dari Marie Curie. Setelah itu saya memutuskan bahwa saya ingin membuat perbedaan dan membantu orang lain dalam posisi yang sama. Saya pikir ada yang namanya kematian. Tentu saja, itu selalu patah hati tapi bisa bermartabat. Bagi sebagian besar orang, keinginan mereka adalah berada di rumah pada minggu-minggu atau hari-hari terakhir, bebas dari rasa sakit dan dengan orang yang mereka cintai,” ujar Rob.Namun Rob mengatakan, dirinya tak selalu bisa membuat keluarga penderita untuk nyaman dan selalu memberikan dukungannya. Apalagi menurut Rob, keluarga yang menjaga juga membutuhkan istirahat.“Perawat Marie Curie membuat hal itu mungkin bagi ayah dan keluarga saya, sekarang saya mengikuti jejak mereka, membantu orang lain. Kampanye ini membutuhkan dukungan masyarakat sehingga kita dapat memiliki dana untuk memberikan perawatan kepada keluarga di Plymouth dan sekitarnya. Tidak ada yang sendirian saat gelap, jadi saya berharap banyak orang membantu kita membawa sedikit cahaya ke lebih banyak keluarga,” ujar Rob.Baca juga: Bantu Penderita Kanker, AirAsia Jual T-Shirt Bergambar Awak Kabin dan PilotMarie Curie akan berada di stasiun tersebut selama delapan minggu ke depan, memberi informasi kepada para penumpang tentang layanan amal tersebut, mendorong mereka untuk memberikan donasi dan mengenakan pin daffodil ikonik tersebut. Pengambilalihan tersebut bertepatan dengan peluncuran kampanye penggalangan dana tahunan Marie Curie, the Great Daffodil Appeal yang berlangsung sepanjang bulan Maret. Marie Curie ingin merekrut 600 pendukungnya untuk mendanai perawat seperti Rob hingga dua tahun.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedAwak Kabin Pesawat Berisiko Lebih Tinggi Terkena Kanker Payudara!18/10/2018In “Domestik”Seibu Railway Hadirkan Tokoh Kartun Jepang di Jalur Kereta Saitama28/01/2019In “Darat”[Video] Stasiun Plabuan – Stasiun Aktif di Indonesia yang Berdiri Kokoh di Tepi Laut Jawa24/01/2019In “Darat” Rob dan Marie Curie cancer team (www.plymouthherald.co.uk) Stasiun kereta api Plymouth di Devon, Inggris akan memajang foto para perawat dalam sebuah poster yang tergabung dalam Marie Curie selama delapan minggu kedepan. Marie Curie merupakan persatuan perawat kanker yang melihat pentingnya peran mereka untuk membantu para penderita kanker.Baca juga: Ganja Legal di California, Tapi Tak Bisa Dibawa Melalui BandaraAdanya poster ini sebenarnya memiliki harapan untuk meningkatkan kesadaran akan kanker dan membantu mendanai para perawat Marie Curie di kota Devon. KabarPenumpang.com melansir dari laman plymouthherald.co.uk (5/3/2018), salah satu perawat yang foto terpajang adalah Rob Davidson yang berharap kampanye ini bisa memberikan pengalaman menarik bagi penumpang yang menggunakan kereta dari dan ke stasiun Plymouth.last_img read more

first_imgBangunan stasiun ini merupakan peninggalan masa Hindia Belanda yang diperkirakan pembangunannya bersamaan dengan jalur kereta dari Pasuruan-Probolinggo-Klakah. Stasiun Probolinggo dibangun oleh perusahaan milik pemerintah Hindia Belanda yakni Staatsspoorwegen (SS), dari tahun 1884 hingga tahun 1895.Jalur tersebut merupakan bagian dari proyek jalur kereta api di Jawa untuk line menuju bagian timur (oosterlijnen) sepanjang 74 km. Pengerjaannya dimulai dari Pasuruan menuju Probolinggo dan selesai pada tahun 1884, sepuluh tahun kemudian baru dilanjutkan pengerjaannya dari Probolinggo menuju Klakah. Dulu, di sebelah timur Stasiun Probolinggo terdapat stasiun kecil, yaitu Stasiun Jati, dan diteruskan ke Kraksaan.Jalur ini dikerjakan pada tahun 1897. Kemudian dari Kraksaan bercabang ke Stasiun Kalibuntu dan ke Stasiun Paiton melewati Jabung yang selesai dikerjakan pada tahun 1898. Untuk jalur dari Probolinggo-Jati-Gending-Kraksaan yang diteruskan ke Kalibuntu maupun ke Paiton dikerjakan oleh Probolinggo Stroomtram Maatschappij (PbSM).Tapi jalur tersebut sekarang ini sudah tidak aktif lagi. PbSM sendiri sempat mengoperasikan trem uap di Kabupaten Probolinggo dan menggunakan jalur di Stasiun Probolinggo. Disinilah tempat lokomotif-lokomotif uap milik PbSM dirawat, karena diponya memang terletak satu kompleks dengan Stasiun Jati. Kraksaan–Kalibuntu hanya dijadikan sebagai lintas cabang pendukung Pelabuhan Kalibuntu. Jalur kereta api Probolinggo–Paiton mulanya dari Pelabuhan Tanjung Tembaga Probolinggo lalu sejajar dengan jalur SS di petak Probolinggo–Jati.Pada masa pemeritahan Hindia Belanda, Stasiun Probolinggo menjadi focal point di kota tersebut sebab terletak di akhir jalan sebelah utara dari sumbu kota tersebut. Karena menjadi kota pelabuhan, Stasiun Probolinggo juga berhubungan langsung dengan pelabuhan. Apalagi letak pelabuhannya berada di belakang stasiun dan tidak mengganggu.Baca juga: Kisah Stasiun Pulau Air, Saksi Bisu Kebangkitan Perkeretaapian di Sumatera BaratStasiun kelas 1 ini memiliki enam jalur dan kini hanya tinggal empat yang tersisa di mapa jalur 1 dan 2 merupakan sepur lurus dan lainnya persilangan. Termasuk golongan stasiun besar, Stasiun Probolinggo sendiri memiliki banyak aktivitas dalam menaikkan maupun menurunkan penumpang di stasiun ini.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… Related”Banyuwangi Baru,” Stasiun di Paling Ujung Timur Pulau Jawa20/04/2018In “Darat”Stasiun Labuan, Pernah Jadi Stasiun di Paling Ujung Barat Pulau Jawa30/01/2019In “Darat”Stasiun Ngrombo, Sederhana dengan Dua Bangunan dan Dekat Stasiun Gambringan28/07/2020In “Darat” (Kekunaan) Berada di antara Stasiun Surabaya Gubeng dan Banyuwangi, Stasiun Probolinggo melayani kereta api kelas ekonomi dan bisnis. Berada dalam naungan Daerah Operasional (Daop) IX Jember, stasiun ini berada di ketinggian +5 meter diatas permukaan laut.Baca juga: Stasiun Sukacinta, Menjadi Besar Karena Tambang Batu Bara di DekatnyaDirangkum KabarPenumpang.com dari berbagai laman sumber, Stasiun Probolinggo merupakan stasiun kelas 1 yang dioperasikan PT Kereta Api Indonesia (KAI). Stasiun tersebut diresmikan pada 3 Maret 1884 silam, terletak di Jalan K.H. Mas Mansyur No. 26, Kelurahan Mayangan, Kecamatan Mayangan, Kota Probolinggo, Provinsi Jawa Timur. Mudah dijangkau, stasiun tersebut berada di depan alun-alun Probolinggo.last_img read more

first_imgVolleyball BY PRISCILLA HARRY Volleyball Fairfax Association will head into its semi-final matches on Saturday with five clubs vying for a final placing at the Taurama Aquatic Indoor Complex on Saturday. In the premier encounter, it will be a clash between defending champions Raukele Dolphins of Hula and Nasobe of Pari village. Both sides are equally-matched and the game is expected to go down to the wire as Nasobe have some aggressive talents on rise to test the Dolphins outfit. If Nasobe setter Sera Hevo can control the offense with some accurate setting, they could go home with a surprise win against the champions. Nasobe’s middle blocker Lego Genaia has enjoyed a great season this year and is expected to continue his top form against their opponents. Hevo will be the main defence that Nasobe will be relying on to defuse the Dolphins’ quick attacks in the middle. Rolley Forova will be Raukele’s main offensive weapon. With the Dolphins on top and Nasobe in second place, the major semi final clash should prove to be an entertaining match-up between the two sides. The high flyer (Forova) is unstoppable with his high spikes and will be counting on his setter. However, his deadly combination with Kenny Dick and Gladstone Ela may cause a major upset to the Nasobe attackers. Fairfax match coordinator Nuga Dick told the Post-Courier that they had done exceptionally well this year. “We were runners-up in both open men’s and women’s divisions at the national championships last year and hope to improve on our performance this year,” he said. Dick said one of the greatest achievements within the association was to see nine of VFA players both men and women representing PNG in the recent XVI Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa last month. Raukele will be favourites going up against Nasobe in the women’s premier competition this weekend. Raukele Dolphins power hitter Theresa Fagau is an inspiration with her attack and should set up traps for the Pari women. The minor semi-final in the women’s premier will be a clash between Manta and Freeway Hoks is expected to be a bumper match. In the minor semi-final, Freeway Hoks men’s premier must not give Snipers any room.last_img read more

first_imgBasket ball Federation of Papua New Guinea made history by being recognised and awarded the third best performing national federation in the International Basket ball Federation’s   Basketball for Good Projects category at the XXI FIBA WORLD CONGRESS held in Beijing, China from the 28th to 31st August 2019. BFPNG came third after Botswana and Mexico. President Nick Daroa who received the award on behalf of BFPNG,  thanked FIBA Central and FIBA Oceania sub zone for the recognition and ongoing support in promoting and growing the sport in the country. Also, a first for the country, BFPNG’s nominee and Vice President, Karo Maha Lelai was elected to the FIBA Central Board. This is a wonderful achievement as she represents the Oceania sub zone alongside President Burton Shipley and David Reid from Basketball Australia  and boosts PNG’s representation as we also have BFPNG president Nick Daroa on the FIBA Oceania Board. Karo brings with her a wealth of knowledge, experience in the sport and business acumen and will be a bonus to the Central Board as highlighted by BFPNG President, Nick Daroa.last_img read more