Four-way dialogue deepens

first_img Rector Shreveport, LA Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Submit a Job Listing Rector Washington, DC The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Ecumenical & Interreligious Rector Hopkinsville, KY Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Tags Rector Knoxville, TN New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books By Marites N. SisonPosted Jan 8, 2014 Featured Events The Rev. Christopher Brdlik says: Harry W Shipps says: Rector Collierville, TN Press Release Service Donald Whipple Fox says: January 18, 2014 at 2:10 am Why wouldn’t one be interested in what our elders have to share with us. Jesus is also our elder. People from my tribe, the Santee Sioux, are extremely interested in what our young people and our elders have to say. From the young people, we receive new visions, new perspectives, new ideas and new questions. From our elders we receive the expensive gift of experience, wisdom, calmness in a world that is not ours to control, and understanding that we cannot have as a young person. To answer your question, we should continue to be extremely interested in what “these people,” our relatives have to say to us. Submit an Event Listing Rector Bath, NC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Pittsburgh, PA Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Director of Music Morristown, NJ Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Jobs & Calls An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Youth Minister Lorton, VA Comments (6) 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 January 9, 2014 at 4:35 pm The ELCA’s P.B. is Elizabeth Eaton, not “Seaton” per the photo caption. 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 Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK 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 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Albany, NY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Belleville, IL (L to R, from back): Archbishop Fred Hiltz, US Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, ELCA Bishop Elizabeth Eaton and ELCIC Bishop Susan Johnson. Photo: Bruce Myers/Anglican Church of Canada[Anglican Journal] The heads of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) have agreed to co-ordinate their responses to “events that transcend” their borders, such as natural disasters.They could, for instance, issue a joint pastoral letter in response to a natural calamity and invite their members to contribute to relief and recovery efforts through one of their four relief agencies, said Archdeacon Bruce Myers, the Anglican Church of Canada General Synod’s coordinator for ecumenical and interfaith relations. Myers served as staff support at the meeting.Leaders of the four churches reached this agreement when they met for a day and a half of informal talks last December in Winnipeg. Since 2010, the heads of these four churches have met for informal talks, “becoming colloquially known as the ‘Four-Way,’ ” said Myers.The Anglican Church of Canada’s primate, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, ELCIC Bishop Susan Johnson and Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori were joined in the meeting by the new presiding bishop of the ELCA, Elizabeth Eaton.“Broadly speaking, these informal conversations are aimed at exploring ways to extend the implications of our Anglican-Lutheran full communion partnerships across the international boundary,” said Myers. “What more could we be doing as North American churches in full communion?” The Anglican Church of Canada and the ELCIC have been in full communion since 2011, as have the ELCA and the Episcopal Church.The leaders also agreed to explore ways of addressing the Doctrine of Discovery“as a step towards reconciliation with indigenous people in North America,” said Myers. The Anglican Church of Canada and the Episcopal Church have both repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery.The Anglican church, however, “has only begun to try to give tangible expression to that renunciation,” said Myers. When it renounced the Doctrine of Discovery at the 2010 General Synod, the church pledged a review of its policies and programs to expose the doctrine’s historical impact and end its continuing effects on indigenous peoples. The Doctrine of Discovery was a principle of charters and acts developed by colonizing Western societies more than 500 years ago.[The Episcopal Church renounced the doctrine at its 2009 meeting of General Convention.]At the meeting, Hiltz also informed the other bishops about his church’s recent decision to designate the seventh Sunday of Easter as Jerusalem Sunday. In response, the other three churches “pledged to explore the possibility of making it a common observance,” said Myers.Each leader also agreed to prepare a devotional piece for different Sundays in Advent, to be made available for individual or congregational use in their churches during the 2014 Advent season.They also agreed to look at what they might be able to say collectively in response to an ecumenical convergence text on ecclesiology called The Church: Towards a Common Vision. The document was issued March 2013 by the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches (WCC). Described by Myers as “groundbreaking,” the text addresses what churches might say together in areas such as peace and justice in the world, and how they might grow in communion and overcome past and present divisions. Theologians “from the widest range of Christian traditions and cultures” produced the text for the WCC. Mary Frances Schjonberg says: January 9, 2014 at 4:53 pm Story is updated to reflect that. Thanks for the heads-up. Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY January 10, 2014 at 11:12 pm These churches have an average age of 56; in 20 years, half of their memberships will be dead.Should I really be that interested in anything these people have to say about anything? Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Anglican Communion, Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI George Waite says: January 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm What good news. I hope and pray that ecumenism in general will arise from a deep slumber.+Harry Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Tampa, FL Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Martinsville, VA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rev. Roger C. Claxton says: Rector Smithfield, NC Curate Diocese of Nebraska Four-way dialogue deepens January 10, 2014 at 1:34 pm If this photo is any indication, Blue must be the new Black! Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Comments are closed. Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Submit a Press Release Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Associate Rector Columbus, GA last_img read more

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Top takeaways from latest Orange County coronavirus update

first_img From the Orange County NewsroomCurrently, as of March 22, 2020, there have been 33 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Orange County.Drive-Through Testing SitesThe opening of drive-through testing sites are important to all of us, as testing is the key to perfecting our response and mitigation plans. One testing site will be at the parking lot near the Orange County Convention Center and is slated to open on Wednesday, March 25.Please note: Orange County Government does not run these testing sites. The sites are run by the Florida Department of Health and Florida Division of Emergency Management. Additionally, the test results will NOT be provided on-site; information will be given regarding timeframe for results to those discharged.Visit ocfl.net/coronavirus for information on these sites.Orange County Parks & Recreation’s Boat Ramp Closures and Other Updates:All boat ramps (total of 11 in the County) are closed effective 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 22Closed Kelly Park’s Rock Springs Run to swimming effective Monday, March 23.Canceled all rentals until May 9. This includes camping reservations, room rentals, field rentals and special events.Closed camping at Kelly, Moss, Magnolia, Trimble and Clarcona Parks. Effective Monday, March 23 at 8 p.m.All camps for children are suspended as of EOD Monday, March 21.Orange County Utilities Suspends Late Payment Fees:In addition to the current policy suspending disconnections for non-payment, Orange County Utilities will suspend late payment fees for residential water and wastewater customers effective Monday, March 23.New Hospital GuidelinesEffective immediately, Orlando Health, Advent Health and others are suspending routine visitation in its hospitals until the transmission of COVID-19 is no longer a threat to the community. For elective surgery suspension and other information, visit hospital webpages.Crisis Rental Assistance HotlineAs of March 23, 2020, Orange County Government has launched a Crisis Rental Assistance Line where residents can learn more about the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program. This will provide assistance with one month’s rent so residents will be able to use their limited funds on other necessities. You MUST call for an appointment in order to bring the necessary documents. The hotline will be open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 407-836-6500. Visit www.ocfl.net/covid-19 for more information and click on the “Resident Resources” tab. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here TAGSCoronavirusOrange Countyupdate Previous articleIt’s COVID-19 vs. Us in a fight we can’t loseNext articleApopka Police Dept. looking for runaway teenage girl Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your name here The Anatomy of Fear Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Please enter your comment!last_img read more

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Asafo Aumua knocks the strapping off winger with thumping hit in NPC final

first_imgThursday Oct 31, 2019 Asafo Aumua knocks the strapping off winger with thumping hit in NPC final While the Rugby World Cup is naturally the core focus for rugby fans at the moment, there have been multiple domestic competitions taking place around the globe, including in New Zealand with their Mitre 10 Cup.ADVERTISEMENTThe tournament, traditionally known as the NPC or National Provincial Championship, produced this bell ringer last weekend, as renowned hard-hitting hooker Asafo Aumua made his presence felt in no uncertain terms.The match was actually the Premiership final, with the Tasman Makos continuing their unbeaten run to beat Wellington 31-14 in a thrilling contest in front of their home crowd in Nelson.WATCH: Young Asafo Aumua shows that he is a tackling beast tooThey became the first team since Auckland in 2007 to finish the season unbeaten.Watch Aumua, who has built a massive reputation for his physical presence, destroy winger Leicester Fainga’anuku in the clip below.The hooker thumped him so hard and the shoulder impact was so true, that Fainga’anuku went flying to the turf in one of the biggest bits of contact seen this season.Catch up on the full match highlights that included some great play and wonderful tries:ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Sunflower House / Cadaval & Solà-Morales

first_img Sunflower House / Cadaval & Solà-Morales Year:  Area:  250 m² Area:  250 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/638145/sunflower-house-cadaval-and-sola-morales Clipboard Spain ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/638145/sunflower-house-cadaval-and-sola-morales Clipboard Save this picture!© Sandra Pereznieto+ 35 Share “COPY” ArchDaily Sunflower House / Cadaval & Solà-MoralesSave this projectSaveSunflower House / Cadaval & Solà-Morales CopyAbout this officeCadaval & Solà-MoralesOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesEl Port de la SelvaHousesSpainPublished on June 03, 2015Cite: “Sunflower House / Cadaval & Solà-Morales” 03 Jun 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Houses photographs:  Sandra Pereznieto Photographs:  Sandra Pereznieto Collaborators:Moisés Gamus, Joanna Pierchala, Efstathios KaniosBuilding Engineering:Joaquin PeláezStructural Engineering:Manel Fernández, BERNUZ-FERNANDEZConstruction Company:Joaquin Gonzalez Obras y ConstruccionesArchitects In Charge:Eduardo Cadaval, Clara Solà-MoralesCity:El Port de la SelvaCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Sandra PereznietoRecommended ProductsWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationWindowsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Unit-Glaze SystemFiber Cements / CementsApavisaTiles – Nanofusion 7.0Text description provided by the architects. The Sunflower house sits on a privileged condition of limit; in the border within the water of the Mediterranean sea and the hard rock of the Costa Brava, between the wild nature of Cabo de Creus and the urban settlement of El Port de la Selva, a small fisherman village in the border of France and Spain. A place where the Pyrenees get into the water, generating an exceptional wildlife richness, both in the coast and in the water. The house wants to identify each of the particularities of this magnificent landscape; with its geometry, the house frames a multiplicity of different and specific views, and builds up content spaces that inhabit great big framed views.Save this picture!© Sandra PereznietoMel and Geoff wanted a house in front of the Mediterranean sea that was fully exposed to the views; but they never imagined that their plot, beyond its closeness to the sea, was tremendously exposed to one of the strongest winds of the peninsula ( the Tramuntana, up to 180 Km/h at this point), and did almost not get any direct sun radiation. So the project starts from this dichotomy: reinforce the relation to the sea, while finding and attracting the sun into the house.Save this picture!© Sandra PereznietoThe frontal view from the site is impressive, from France to the Natural Park of the Cabo de Creus, and always the immensity of the open sea right in front of it; the rocks, and a ever changing sky that changes constantly its texture due to the wind.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanThe project breaks down the panoramic view into the addition of many different conditions; the diverse uses of the house are minced and articulated so that each of them (of small dimensions) is positioned frontally to the diverse landscape conditions previously enumerated. Therefore the project is an addition of small units that each frame a differentiated view, and it is within the transition from one unit to the other where the totality of the panoramic view is comprehended. And it is also in the addition of those units where a major open space is generated, the central space of the house.Save this picture!© Sandra PereznietoThe house is also a big solar collector, a mechanism to bring light and heat into the house; like a giant sunflower. The composition of the volumes responds to the generation of a rear patio that enables the sun radiation into the living room, to heat the hole house up. This patio, protected from the Tramuntana through the construction itself and oriented to ensure maximum radiation inside the house, is also an outdoor living area where to stay when Tramuntana is hitting the area. Even more, the sequence of two major glazing enables the view of the sea from this back rear patio, while seating within the rocks and local vegetation.Save this picture!© Sandra PereznietoThe segmentation into small units is a programmatic decision that has little impact on the actual experience of the place. Each of this cubes is defined through a solid continuous perimeter that traces a specific relationship with the outdoors; the arrangement of all the individual spaces generates an ensemble that reacts to its not uniform context, opening to the views but protecting itself from neighbors. From the interior the experience of the house is continuous: from any point of the house one feels closely related to the immediate milieu by incorporating one or other view into the numerous spaces.Save this picture!SectionThe strength (and struggle) of the project relies on its geometry. Meanwhile, all the materials used in the construction are typical of the area, from the structure to the outdoor finishes of the walls. Only the glazing, due to the need to respond to the requirements for such strong winds, incorporates thicknesses and technologies more typical of skyscrapers than for single houses. 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Homeowners upset with students parking in neighborhood

first_imgFort Worth’s first community fridge program helps serve vulnerable neighborhoods Nick Pauszekhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nick-pauszek/ TCU social work majors go into the field to help support Fort Worth’s homeless Previous articleMcKinney Church hosts study day eventNext articleTCU students speak out on civil rights issues Nick Pauszek RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Nick Pauszek Twitter Linkedin TCU graduation weekend event guide Nick Pauszekhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nick-pauszek/ Nick Pauszekhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nick-pauszek/ Grant Wacker to lecture over his latest book ‘Liters for Life’ student campaign raises funds for global water crisis center_img ReddIt Nick Pauszekhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nick-pauszek/ Twitter Facebook + posts Nick is a junior journalism major from Dallas, TX. He is a reporter for TCU360 printParking on campus at TCU has been a struggle for years as the population of the school rises annually, according to the TCU Office of Institutional Research.The decision of walking or driving to class due to the fear of losing a spot, driving laps around the Greek parking lot until someone else leaves or parking in the overflow lot and waiting for the bus are common occurrences, but another way students are parking is starting to cause issues off campus, according to homeowners.The neighborhoods surrounding TCU have been tied to the school since its move to Fort Worth. The relationship is starting to turn sour as of late, as a recent email from TCU and the Fort Worth Police Department stated residents were complaining about house parties. The newest problem is a familiar one felt on campus.The homeowners on Stadium Drive, across from the Greek, Hays Hall, Marion Hall and Clark Hall specifically, have said they are angry and tired of students parking on their street.The area outlined in purple is TCU’s campus, while the area outlined in red is the street where students park.Students’ cars line the street at all hours of the day, and the residents said they are fed up with cars taking potential parking spots for the homeowners themselves or their guests.Kellie Leah lives on the street.She said, “It’s become a problem because they take up all the parking along the street so anyone coming to my house can’t park in front of my house.”She also said students parking in front of her house has created a problem for her children.“The carpool can’t pull up in front of the house, so I’m not really happy about it,” Leah said.Leah said some students’ cars will stay in front of her house “for weeks at a time.”She said if the school isn’t providing enough parking for their students that they need to do so to make sure students stop parking on her street.Her next-door neighbor, Meyers Lawrence, said he “isn’t excited about” the number of students parking on his street and in front of his house. He said when the new dorms were finished he noticed more students began to park on his street.“[Students] are leaving their cars here for a whole week at a time, and it’s based upon TCU not having adequate parking over there,” Lawrence said.The lack of parking spots for guests led to Lawrence getting a parking ticket, he said.“We had some people coming over to do some work at the house and I had to pull my car out (of the drive way) and park across the street for a little while where it says no parking, then the cops come by and give me a ticket,” Lawrence said.Lack of spots on the street isn’t the only problem that has arisen from students parking there.Lawrence said, “Some of them let the trash fall out of their car and when I’m walking the dogs, I’m picking up their trash all the time.”He also said one day he almost parked his car in front of the gate the buses use to enter the Greek parking lot to block it off. He said he planned on leaving a note on his car saying, “I’ll move my car when you move yours.”John Castor also lives on the street and, like his neighbors, said students parking there is a problem. He said in the past, his family didn’t mind people parking for things like chapter meetings on Sundays or game day parking for football games but now it’s become an issue.“We have kids that have cars, and we can’t even park or get in ourselves,” he said. “I’ve got jobs going on next door, and my workers can’t park so they have to park in our driveway and other people’s driveways.”Castor added that student’s cars partially block their driveway, and that it’s difficult to get in and out of it.“It’s convenient, close, and probably all the construction,” he said as to why students park on the street.Joe McAloon, a sophomore political science major, said he parks on the street on a regular basis.“The spots fill up very quickly, and if you don’t have a spot in the [Greek] lot then you have to park in the freshmen lot, which is seventh-tenths of a mile away, and late at night you don’t want to walk there when it’s cold,” McAloon said. “We just park across the street because it’s close, and we can just hop over the fence, and it’s not hurting anybody to park there, and it’s a much shorter walk for us.”DeAnn Jones, the coordinator of parking and transportation services, said TCU isn’t allowed to issue tickets to students who park on the street because it’s the city of Fort Worth’s jurisdiction.She said the city has yet to contact her about a problem, and she has only received one direct complaint about it, but Jones also said she doesn’t know what other departments or people have been contacted.Both Lawrence and Castor said they have contacted TCU and the Fort Worth Police department on numerous occasions to complain.Jones said if students cannot find a place to park in the Greek then they should park in the first year student parking garage, parking lot, or overflow lot and ride the shuttle to their desired location. 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British journalist fined and deported after being held for a week

first_img Follow the news on Zimbabwe to go further November 27, 2020 Find out more The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa ZimbabweAfrica British journalist Jonathan Clayton, a correspondent for The Times of London, was deported to South Africa after being sentenced yesterday by a court in Bulawayo to a fine of 20 billion Zimbabwean dollars (150 euros) or six months in prison for making false statements to immigration officials when he arrived in Bulawayo on flight from South Africa on 9 April.Presiding judge Phathekile Msipa said that, when questioned by immigration officials at the airport, Clayton vehemently denied being linked to any news media. Clayton, who appeared in court in leg irons and wearing a prisoner’s uniform, pleaded not guilty. His passport and personal effects were returned to him and he was put on the first flight to Johannesburg.———–16.04.2008 – More journalists arrested as political crisis deepensReporters Without Borders is deeply concerned about freelance journalist Frank Chikowore, who was arrested by police near his Harare home yesterday and has since been held in an unknown location. The organisation also calls for the release of British journalist Jonathan Clayton, who was arrested at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo international airport in Bulawayo on 9 April.“As Zimbabwe sinks deeper into crisis, the authorities are using its Kafkaesque laws to take radical measures with people they regard as getting in the way,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We are extremely worried about Chikowore, who has proper press accreditation and who has nonetheless been virtually kidnapped by the police for no known reason.”The press freedom organisation added: “Journalists continue to be arrested under a repressive 2002 press law and we fear even greater dangers for journalists if the political situation worsens.”The Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA), a regional press freedom organisation, said Chikowore was seen for the last time when he was brought home at 11 a.m. yesterday by four policemen in anti-riot gear and three plain-clothes police officers. They searched his home and left with a computer, a recorder and a camera, and with Chikowore.Harrison Nkomo, a lawyer appointed by the MISA to represent Chikowore, has been unable to find out where he is being held, despite going to Harare police headquarters three times to ask. “The police deny that they are holding him and claim they have never seen him,” Nkomo said. “I don’t know where he is.”Chikowore used to work for the now banned Weekly Times, but he has been a freelance journalist for the past several years and he has accreditation issued by the Media and Information Commission, an essential requirement for anyone working as a journalist in Zimbabwe.Clayton was arrested at Bulawayo airport on 9 April on the grounds that he tried to enter Zimbabwe as a tourist. He was brought before a court in Bulawayo on 14 April. The court is expected to issue a decision in the next day or so.Margaret Ann Kriel, 60, who used to be a journalist with the state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC), was released on bail on 12 April after being held for two days. She has been placed under house arrest pending a court decision as to whether she is to be charged with working as a journalist without accreditation. The authorities claimed she interviewed several people including opposition politicians. News Help by sharing this information News September 1, 2020 Find out more Organisation center_img RSF_en Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono denied bail Receive email alerts Reports November 12, 2020 Find out more April 17, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 British journalist fined and deported after being held for a week News ZimbabweAfrica Zimbabwean court must free imprisoned journalist who is unwelllast_img read more

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Six radio broadcasters and two TV stations shut down in two weeks

first_imgNews June 13, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Six radio broadcasters and two TV stations shut down in two weeks Organisation Help by sharing this information On 23 May, the regional television station Telesangay in Macas, in Morona Santiago province, was visited by Supertel officials and 50 police officers. In this instance the dispute was over the media outlet’s failure to meet the installation and start-up deadline specified in the television and radio broadcasting law, which has been disputed by Telesangay. A Conatel notification to this effect was sent to Marcelino Chumpi, the prefect of Morona Santiago. However, the station’s management was given no official document at the time of the operation. Receive email alerts EcuadorAmericas June 15, 2020 Find out more News News RSF_en The Quito station Radio Cosmopolita was closed previously for the same reason, on 16 May last year, but was able to resume broadcasting after referring its case to the Constitutional Court.The highest authority decided that the station should be able to carry on using the frequency it had been allocated pending a ruling by the Disputes Tribunal, the competent authority in the matter of licence payments. This was ignored, however, in the operation against the station two days ago. The station’s management, quoted by the organization Fundamedios, which campaigns for freedom of expression, sees it as retaliation for inviting former president Lucio Gutiérrez on to its airwaves three weeks earlier.On 6 June, the station Net in Ambato, in Tungurahua province, suffered the same fate, and for the same reasons, as the Quito broadcaster. On that occasion 50 police officers were deployed to confiscate its broadcasting equipment. In this case, too, the operation was carried out without waiting for a ruling by the Disputes Tribunal. Supertel, supported by the police, carried out two similar operations on 24 May in the Amazonian region of Napo against the local television station Lidervisión, based in the city of Tena, and Radio Líder in Archidona. A day earlier, in Sucumbíos province, the station El Dorado, which broadcasts from Nueva Loja, received a similar visit for licence payment arrears amounting to 72 dollars. The management decided to appeal to Supertel.In all these cases, officials of the media organizations said they had received no prior notification that closure of their station could be imminent. April 10, 2020 Find out more Follow the news on Ecuador EcuadorAmericas “In the case of Radio Cosmopolita and the others, not all legal avenues have been explored and that arouses suspicions about the reasons for these steps against broadcasting organizations, which include not just the withdrawal of frequency rights but also the seizure of equipment,” Reporters Without Borders said. “These operations have had the worst possible political fallout, just as the debate on new legislation designed to create greater equilibrium in the media has run into trouble. “Against this background and in the light of previous media outlet closures, we have previously argued in favour of an overhaul of the Register of Radio Frequencies and a wide-ranging reform of the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel) and Supertel which is dependent on it. This recommendation was made in May 2009 by a group of international experts consulted by the government. Why was it never carried out?” Coronavirus: State measures must not allow surveillance of journalists and their sources After 59 years on the air, the Quito radio station La Pantera 960 AM was closed down and its equipment seized two days ago by the chief of police of Pichincha province, Fausto Velásquez, accompanied by 15 officials from his department and representatives of the public prosecutor’s office and the telecoms regulator Supertel. The closure was officially in response to the station’s arrears in the payment of its licence fees. The same reason was also given in the cases of four of seven other media outlets closed down in the past fortnight. Representatives of the radio and television stations concerned believe, however, that the real reasons were political. This encroachment on the airwaves is a serious cause for concern.The closure of Radio Cosmopolita was followed a day later by that of two more stations, RU Matriz Cadena Sur Ecuador 120 AM and K-Mil 89.5 FM, both based in El Oro province. The first was shut down for “lacking a licence to broadcast” and the second for “failing to comply with its licensing agreement”. According to its own figures, Supertel has closed 14 media outlets since the start of the year. to go further Two months before Assange’s extradition hearing, RSF calls for his release on humanitarian grounds and for US Espionage Act charges to be dropped Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives News December 24, 2019 Find out morelast_img read more

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FHFA Says Conforming Loan Limits Will Not Change for 2015

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PSNI investigating thefts in Derry and Strabane

first_img By News Highland – September 22, 2019 WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Police are investigating the report of a theft at commercial premises in Strabane on Saturday afternoon.The PSNI received a report at approximately 12:50pm that a male walked into a shop on Castle Street in the town and stole a mobile phone that was on display. The suspect then left the store and got into a blue-coloured car that was waiting outside the shop. The suspect is believed to be in his late teens, approximately 5’8” tall and described as being of a skinny build with dark hair and wore a dark-coloured top, black skinny jeans and dark-coloured trainers.Police are also investigating a report of theft, yesterday afternoon, around 3:15pm in Derry/Londonderry. It was reported three males walked into a shop on Spencer Road in the Waterside and stole three mobile phones that were on display.One of the suspects is described as being aged in his teens, possibly 15-17 years old; approximately 5′ 7” tall, of a slim build with black hair and wore a red baseball cap. He is also wore a navy padded jacket, denim shorts and trainers.The second male is described as being aged in his early twenties, approximately 5′ 10” tall, of a heavy build with black hair and wore a multi-coloured baseball cap and multi-coloured jacket, navy jeans and black shoes.The third suspect is described as being aged in his early twenties, around 5′ 10” tall and of a heavy build with black hair and a black beard and wore a grey tracksuit.Investigations are at an early stage, however, at this time, Police believe both incidents are linked.The PSNI are appealing to anyone who was on Castle Street or Spencer Road yesterday afternoon around these times, and saw males they believe match the description of the suspects, or anyone who saw what happened to get in touch with the PSNI by calling the non-emergency 101, quoting reference numbers 942 or 1243 of 21/09/19.Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.Sergeant McDermott is urging business owners to do everything they can to protect their business to minimise their risk of becoming a victim of crime. If you see anything or anyone suspicious, report it. Google+ Homepage BannerNews Previous articleKilcar progress to Donegal Senior Football Championship Quarter Final- FT Report & ReactionNext articleHome broken into in Killea while homeowners at mass News Highland center_img Facebook Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty DL Debate – 24/05/21 Harps come back to win in Waterford PSNI investigating thefts in Derry and Strabane Pinterest Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

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Full-floor condo that belonged to Broadway titan heads to auction

first_imgFull Name* The home of late Broadway theater producer James M. Nederlander was first listed in 2019. (Getty, Platinum Luxury Auctions) It’s not often you see a luxury home on Fifth Avenue hit the auction block.But relatives of the late Broadway theater producer James M. Nederlander are hoping the tactic will draw out a buyer for his estate’s full-floor condo at 838 Fifth Avenue, which has been on and off the market for more than a year.It’s a risky move. The auction, scheduled for Feb. 19, will have no reserve price, meaning the highest bid will be the winning bid.“The list price is about $16 million and change,” said Trayor Lesnock, the owner and founder of Platinum Luxury Auctions, the Miami-based firm organizing the sale. “Is that going to be the price? I wouldn’t think so; achieving a list price in my industry is a rare thing. Is it going to be north of $10 million? A very modest guess … probably.”The home, which measures more than 4,500 square feet and takes up the entire 10th floor, has three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms and a glossy wooden library overlooking Central Park. Nederlander, who died in 2016, once lived there with his wife Charlene, who died in 2019.Auctions are rare in New York’s hobbled luxury market, but the pandemic has put even more strain on deals, forcing sellers to get creative. In November, London-based investor Arnon Katz also organized a no-reserve auction with Concierge Auctions to sell his penthouse apartment at 150 Central Park South.“I’m very optimistic in my approach,” he told the Wall Street Journal. “I believe there is a place for very unique high-end properties in the market.”Katz later rescheduled the December auction for Jan. 28, with a $19.5 million reserve.The Nederlander home was first listed in October 2019 with Douglas Elliman’s Daniela Kunen for $27.5 million. Then in June, it was listed by Brown Harris Stevens brokers Mark J. Cohen and Carol Cohen with an $18.9 million asking price, later dropped to $16.9 million.The brokers took it off the market in December and Platinum’s Lesnock said they are now assisting his team with the auction, an arrangement that will earn them a commission. Lesnock declined to say what the breakdown would be. Mark J. Cohen referred questions to Platinum.Lesnock said his firm held talks with the Nederlander family for a year before they decided to move forward with the plan. One of the family members had sold another property by auction in Miami, which had convinced them the strategy worked, he added.The live auction will be held at the condo next month and will be open only to registered bidders. Anyone bidding from overseas will need to have a representative present, Lesnock said.And other than a kind of force-majeure clause that would let the seller back out before the auction begins, there is no way to abandon the auction if the results disappoint.“Once the auction begins then it proceeds to completion,” Lesnock said, “and the seller doesn’t have the ability to stop it, to bid, to otherwise interfere with the process.”Contact Sylvia Varnham O’Regan TagsNYC Luxury Market Message* Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Share via Shortlink Email Address*last_img read more

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