Labrador artist says hell go to the end with hunger strike over

first_img(Billy Gauthier is on a hunger strike over the Muskrat Falls hyrdro-electric project. Photo courtesy Billy Gauthier)Trina Roache APTN National NewsAn Inuk artist is taking action against a major hydroelectric project along the Lower Churchill River in Labrador that could impact traditional food sources for the Inuit.Billy Gauthier has started a hunger strike. He ate salmon caught in Rigolet for his last meal Thursday evening.“I’m willing to go to the end,” said Gauthier. “If they don’t do what I’ve demanded, which is remove the organic materials from the proposed flooded area, I will not eat anymore.”Gauthier lives in North West River, about a half hour drive from Happy-Valley GooseBay. Both his art and life are shaped by the land.“Anybody that knows me that my favorite time of the year is the spring seal hunt,” said Gauthier. “Without that animal, I wouldn’t be here. My ancestors, none of them, could have survived without it.”Billy Gauthier’s last meal. Photo courtesy: Billy GauthierGauthier, like many Labrador Inuit, fear the Muskrat falls project will poison traditional foods.“There’s been so many things already taken away from the people of Labrador, northern peoples, Aboriginal people in general, over and over and over,” said Gauthier. “I guarantee if this thing goes ahead, it will completely change the area. The most wholesome thing you can do with your family is hunt and fish and feel proud, feel connected to your culture, understand your ancestors. You take that away and why you wonder is there so much suicide in aboriginal culture. That’s f—ing why.”See related stores here: Muskrat Falls Research by a team from Harvard University predicts that when the reservoir at Muskrat Falls is flooded, the trees, vegetation, and topsoil will create methylmercury. The toxin will flow downstream from the dam and work its way up the food chain.“What I believe will happen if this here goes ahead is we will not be able to eat the fish from the area which is my favorite thing to do. An amazing wholesome thing to do,” said Gauthier. “The best way a person can get food is through the land, naturally. I know it.”Gauthier said time is of the essence.Energy company Nalcor, owned by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, is set to begin flooding the reservoir any time after Saturday, October 15. It’s a long process and one that will happen in stages. But the timeline has left grassroots people and Inuit leaders scrambling.Labrador Inuit have held rallies and marches in recent weeks, with loud chants of “Make Muskrat Right.”The Nunatsiavut Government has called on the province and Nalcor to fully clear the reservoir and is looking at legal options to force the province to act.“We once again implore the Premier to not play Russian roulette with the lives of our people, and to direct Nalcor Energy to delay flooding of the Muskrat Falls reservoir until it is fully cleared of all trees, vegetation and topsoil,” said Nunatsiavut president Johannes Lampe in a statement released Friday.“The concerns over methylmercury contamination are real, and to proceed with flooding without fully clearing will clearly violate our human and Indigenous rights,” said Lampe. “This project has to be stopped now before it’s too late.”While there’s no commitment to do that, Newfoundland and Labrador Environment and Climate Change Minister Perry Trimper has said he is willing to explore the option.Gauthier said his hunger strike is a drastic action. “But nothing else will work. Everything is happening too fast. I wasn’t willing to do a violent act.”Many have criticized the province and Nalcor for being behind schedule and over budget at $11.4 billion dollars.The town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, just 30 kilometres from the Muskrat Falls project has a large Indigenous population. The town council has also expressed concerns over the impact of the dam.In a message released on Friday, the council stated, “Our community has been directly impacted by this development and yet, to date, we have been left out of any negotiations or workshops regarding the clearing of the reservoir and the water-monitoring program.”Cartwright, on the coast of Southern Labrador, residents have promised action on the ground if Nalcor tries to use the town’s port without consent.In a Facebook post after a community meeting last week, the council wrote, “…the residents of Cartwright feel that there is no price tag on the safety and security of our wild food chain or positive mental health that comes along with carrying on our traditions and culture.”By unanimous vote, we are to deliver the message to Nalcor and the Province that this project is not welcome to come through the port of Cartwright until all vegetation and soil is removed from the reservoir area.”NunatuKavut leader Todd Russell, speaking for the Southern Inuit in Labrador, is expected to make an announcement on Monday on the Muskrat Falls project. Russell has voiced his opposition in the past.Gauthier has kept an eye on the politics and protests. But said for him, and for many Labrador Inuit, this is about the survival of a way of life.“This is my land,” said Gauthier, his voice breaking as he explains the deep connection. “This land has built me, the way it built my ancestors. This is where I get all my inspiration for my artwork. This is my life.”His 15-year-old daughter doesn’t live with him, but Gauthier said when she visits, her favorite thing to do is go ice fishing. He added that making the call to her he was going on a hunger strike was one of the hardest things he’s had to do.“I love life,” he said. “I’m crying right now because I am scared. And I keep thinking about my daughter.”But he’s firm that if the flooding happens, he won’t eat. He’ll only eat, when the project is halted so clearing can begin. Promises aren’t enough. He wants action.“I realize it’s a multi-billion dollar project,” he said. “To be honest, I’m scared. But not scared enough to not do it.”There’s been talk of compensation if methylmercury taints food sources. Inuit leaders have criticized that offer saying it’s not good enough.Gauthier said the province should just pay the $200-million dollar bill to clear the reservoir. And that not doing so sends a clear message.“That says to me the government doesn’t give a shit about us,” he said. “It also says the government is being incredibly foolish. Do they honestly believe that spending 200-million right now is going to be a deal? Because in the future, with the several generations it takes before methylmercury is gone…these people are going to have all kinds of problems. It will harm people.”As for Billy Gauthier, he plans to continue his hunger strike, posting updates on social media daily.“I want to spread the word like wildfire as much as possible,” said Gauthier. “I don’t want to die. But I’m telling you it in Nalcor’s hands. They can choose to cut the trees and remove all the organic material.”Gauthier said he has support from friends and family. But hasn’t yet heard from either Nalcor or the province.troache@aptn.calast_img read more

Wizz Air to Link Marrakech with Warsaw and Vilnius in October

Rabat – Budget airline Wizz Air has announced it will provide flights linking Marrakech to two new international destinations: Warsaw, Poland, and Vilnius, Lithuania.A joint statement from Wizz Air and  Morocco’s National Office of Tourism (ONMT) noted on Tuesday that the Warsaw flight will be operational starting October on Wednesdays and Sundays.The Marrakech-Vilnius flight,  on Mondays and Fridays, will also begin in October. According to the statement, the Hungarian airline chose Marrakech “because it represents a tourist destination of choice and is the second Moroccan city served by the airline Wizz Air.”Wizz Air launched its first flight to Morocco in 2017, linking Agadir to Warsaw with weekly flights, in line with a partnership between Wizz Air and ONMT.The airline currently offers seven routes to Morocco from five cities in Hungary, Lithuania, and Poland.Acting General Director of ONMT Rachid Hamzaoui expressed satisfaction over the airline’s increased presence in Morocco.According to Hamzaoui, the successful cooperation between ONMT and Wizz Air has allowed many tourists to visit Morocco and discover the wealth of its tourist offer, the beauty of its landscapes, and its thousand-year-old culture.ONMT aims to receive 70,000 Polish tourists in Morocco before the end of 2018. read more

Security Council renews DR Congo Mission reduces troop numbers by 2000

Among recommendations contained in the strategic review of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the country (MONUSCO) the Council endorsed were those on transforming the force to become more efficient and effective in implementing its mandate and the Council fully endorsed them.It also endorsed the recommendation to reduce the MONUSCO force by 2,000 troops, while maintaining an authorized troop ceiling. The intention was to make the troop reduction permanent but “significant progress” regarding the priorities of the force’s mandate would first be necessary, the resolution said.With regard to future reconfigurations of MONUSCO and its mandate, the Council decided that consultations should take place between the DRC Government on the basis of the situation on the ground and progress on reduction of the threat posed by Congolese and foreign armed groups and the stabilisation through the establishment of functional, professional and accountable State institutions.The resolution authorizes MONUSCO to take all necessary measures to ensure the effective protection of civilians under threat of physical violence and of UN personnel, and to work with the Government on identifying threats to civilians and implementing existing prevention and response plans. It is also authorized to arrest and bring to justice those allegedly responsible for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity and violations of international humanitarian law and violations or abuses of human rights in the country.Under the terms of the resolution, the Mission is also authorized to carry out targeted offensive operations through the Intervention Brigade in cooperation with the whole of MONUSCO, either unilaterally or jointly with the FARDC, and is responsible for monitoring implementation of the arms embargo.The text requests MONUSCO to take fully into account gender considerations and child protection as cross-cutting issues throughout its mandate and to assist the Government in doing the same, and it encourages the Mission to enhance its interaction with the civilian population to raise awareness and understanding about its mandate and activities.The Mission is also authorized to contribute support to the Government on action against armed groups, on implementing the revised International Security and Stabilisation Support Strategy and Provincial Stabilisation Plans, and on disarmament, demobilization and reintegration, and disarmament, demobilization, repatriation, resettlement and reintegration processes. It is also authorised to support promotion of human rights and the fight against impunity, and to support the action plan to prevent and end the recruitment and use of children by the FARDC.Reiterating the importance of implementing the Peace Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework to the achievement of long term stability of eastern DRC and the region, the resolution urges prompt implementation of commitments, calling on the DRC Government to make further meaningful progress on its commitments under the Framework.It also authorises the Mission to support the Congolese authorities and their efforts to deliver the reforms called by the PSC Framework and stabilisation in eastern DRC on promoting peace consolidation and political dialogue, monitoring, reporting and following-up on human rights violations, and supporting security sector reform efforts.The resolution noted with deep concern the lack of progress in fields essential for DRC’s stabilisation and reiterated its call to the Government of the DRC to take immediate steps to uphold its commitment to security sector reform.The text calls on the Government of the DRC and its national partners to ensure a transparent and credible electoral process, welcoming promulgation of the electoral law and the publication of a comprehensive electoral calendar, and calling on the Government of the DRC to put swiftly in place an adequate electoral budget and an electoral code of conduct, and conduct a credible update of the electoral register, to ensure the successful and timely holding of elections.Strongly condemning all armed groups operating in the region, the resolution demands that the FDLR, the ADF, the LRA, and all other armed groups cease immediately all forms of violence and other destabilizing activities, including the exploitation of natural resources, and that their members immediately and permanently disband, lay down their arms and release children from their ranks.It continues, demanding that the Government of the DRC fulfils its commitments under the Nairobi Declarations, to implement its DDR plan, focusing on reintegration of former combatants in coordination with the United Nations, international organizations and neighbouring countries where former M23 combatants have found refuge.While demanding full cooperation with MONUSCO in the DRC, the resolution stressed that MONUSCO’s exit should be gradual and progressive, and should be tied to specific targets to be jointly developed by the Government of the DRC and MONUSCO. It encouraged regular strategic dialogue with the UN and noted the need for a clear exit strategy for the Intervention Brigade. read more

BBC apologises after Stacey Dooley wrongly claimed women gave Isil salute in

“This is what happens when you pass over real journalists to cover these kinds of stories – those that require cultural sensitivity and compassion.”Oz Katerji, a journalist, said he had complained to the BBC about the mistake. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. His complaint reads: “Stacey Dooley, while visiting an internment camp in Al-Hawl, Syria, describes meeting female former IS members. During the VT, one of the women raises her finger, this finger raising gesture is an Orthodox Sunni Muslim practice.”Stacey Dooley refers to this gesture as an “ISIS Salute”, which is both ignorant and offensive to adherents of Sunni Islam. The gesture has been adopted by ISIS members, but it does not belong to them, and referring to it as such is beneath a news broadcast.” The BBC has just published a story from an upcoming Panorama episode in which Stacey Dooley refers to a raised finger of Tawheed as an “ISIS salute”. There is simply no excuse for ignorance like this.— Oz Katerji (@OzKaterji) August 4, 2019 Many were angered by the mischaracterisation of the gesture.Anti-racism charity Tell MAMA commented: “Tawhid (Tawheed) is the defining doctrine of Islam, demonstrating the oneness of Allah (God). To reduce such a fundamental and important concept to a mere ‘IS salute’ is grossly wrong, ignorant, and damaging.”This again demonstrates the importance of having Muslim representation in media, and more broadly, improving religious literacy.”BBC journalist Anisa Subedar tweeted: “This issue raised by @OzKaterji and others needs to be addressed before tonight’s #Panorama is aired. Raising the finger is NOT an IS salute.”Does #StaceyDooley know us Muslims raise it everytime we pray (that’s 5 times a day) to remind us of the oneness of God?”She said that the statement was “insulting and offensive to Muslims and journalists”, adding: “Islam is a monotheistic faith. One of the five pillars – the declaration of faith – states there is only one God. Raising the index finger is a manifestation of that. It has nothing to do with IS. This issue raised by @OzKaterji and others needs to be addressed before tonight’s #Panorama is aired.Raising the finger is NOT an IS salute. Does #StaceyDooley know us Muslims raise it everytime we pray (that’s 5 times a day) to remind us of the oneness of God? pic.twitter.com/bAjFzNwyrQ— Anisa Subedar (@TheAnisaSubedar) August 5, 2019 “While IS have attempted to adopt this for their own propaganda purposes, for accuracy we should have been clear that many people of Muslim faith use this gesture to signify the oneness of Allah. We apologise for this error and have removed this description from the footage.” The BBC has been forced to apologise after Stacey Dooley wrongly described a Muslim gesture as an “IS salute” in her new Panorama show.The documentary presenter, while narrating a show about the brides of Isil fighters, said over a clip of women displaying the raised finger of Tawheed: “As we left the camp, we saw women raising their index finger in an IS salute.”This gesture, though used by Islamic State fighters in the past, refers to the belief in the oneness of God, which is a key component of the Muslim religion. It is widely used by Muslims around the world.The offending phrase was shown in a clip of the upcoming documentary, Stacey Dooley Meets the IS Brides, on the BBC News at 10 last night.After multiple complaints, the BBC has confirmed this description will be removed from tonight’s Panorama. A spokesperson said: “We wrongly described a gesture made by women filmed in a Kurdish controlled detention camp in Northern Syria as an ‘IS salute’.  read more

Planning permission for Teesside UK rare earths refinery granted

first_imgPeak Resources reports that the Planning Permission for the planned rare earth separation plant in the UK has been granted by the Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council. The permission is a substantial milestone in the development of the Teesside Refinery and the primary regulatory hurdle required to allow the construction of the plant.The receipt of the planning permission is a culmination of 18 months of work by Peak and its UK based engineering and environmental consultants WYG. The application consisted of a comprehensive environment impact statement, ecological studies, detailed plans for the construction and operation of the processing plant and an inclusive consultation process with stakeholders including in particular the local community. The application met with no objections throughout the entire process and the conditions assigned to the permission are as expected and will be discharged in due course. The timely way in which the local authority considered the application and the lack of objections to the development is representative of the level of support that the project receives from both the local community and the government.The planning permission is issued by Redcar and Cleveland local authority and is the approval required for the construction of the facility at Wilton in Teesside. The environment license which is required for the operation of the facility is currently being considered by the Environment Agency and anticipated to be issued later this year.The company reports that “the Teesside plant is a key differentiator between Peak and other rare earth development companies as Peak is the only current developer who will be able to produce saleable rare earth oxide products in-house which will enable the company to sell its products directly to end users and manufacturers. The plant will also significantly add value to the project as the separated rare earths will command a higher price than a less refined concentrate or a mixed carbonate.”“We undertook a global search for the best place to locate the separation plant and Teesside stood out as the most cost effective and efficient place for us to commence operations. The support the local community has for the project just reaffirms our decision making process. This latest milestone moves Ngualla closer to the excellent position of being able to commence construction in a timely manner to take advantage of the stronger NdPr rare earth demand driven by the electrification of our society and the fact that behind each Lithium battery is an electric motor. The E-mobility sector is a driving force for this increasing demand as the majority of all electric vehicles (BEV & PHEV) which are in the pipeline to be launched to the market will use a rare earth NdPr permanent magnet electric motor.” Commented Rocky Smith, Peak’s CEOAfter completing a comprehensive study that investigated potentially suitable locations around the globe for the refinery, Peak identified the Teesside site as the ideal having the following key attributes:Existing industrial park with plug and play utilities available at the site boundaryAdjacent to the UK’s third largest sea port, train lines, and trunk roadsAvailability of reagents including low cost Hydrochloric AcidAvailability of a qualified and skilled workforceAccess to existing waste disposal facilities eliminating the requirements for a standalone tailings facilityLocal and National Government SupportCorporate tax rate of 19% reducing to 17% from 2020Enhanced capital allowance for up to €125 million on qualifying plant and machineryWell established regulatory operating regimeClose to UK & European markets (important for the lower value cerium + lanthanum).The above attributes combined with the high quality Ngualla ore enables the estimated low capital cost of $165 million including contingency and $40 million annual operating costs for the Teesside plant to produce on average 2,810 t/y of NdPr. The total project (Ngualla and Teesside) pre-tax and royalties NPV10 is $686 million as shown in the graph and detailed in the ASX release dated October 12, 2017 “Lower price deck delivers similar BFS results for Ngualla”.Peak and its partners are developing the Ngualla project in Tanzania into a low cost next generation rare earth project that is strongly aligned to the high value, expanding high-tech magnet metal market. it has tailored its processing flowsheet to focus on the production of neodymium and praseodymium.last_img read more

Vive Kielce like a storm in Poland

Vive Targi Kielce show to spectators in Melec that they are well prepared at the beginning of Champions League. Team coached by Bogdan Wenta won convincingly third game in a row in national Super League against Stal Mielec 44:30. This time, best scores were Mirza Dzomba and Nat both with nine goals. After three rounds beside Kielce, Wisla Plock and MMTS Kwidzyn are still with 100% score.STAL MIELEC – VIVE TARGI KIELCE 30:44 (16:23)STAL: Wolański, Lipka – Sobut 5, Kubisztal 3, Janyst 7, Basiak 4, Babicz 1, Szpera 3, Albin 2, Chodara 1, Wilk 3, Krzysztofik 1,trener: Ryszard SkutnikVIVE: Cleverly – Jurecki 7, Stojković 7, Kuchczyński 2, Rosiński 5, Jurasik 1, Nat 9, Dżomba 9, Gliński 1, Żółtak 1, Krieger 2trener: Bogdan WentaStanding:KS VIVE Targi Kielce…………………………… 6Orlen Wisła Płock………………………………. 6MMTS Kwidzyn…………………………………. 6SPR BRW Stal Mielec…………………………… 4KS AZS AWF Gorzów Wlkp………………… 2SPR Chrobry Głogów…………………………. 2MKS Zagłębie Lubin………………………………2MKS Piotrkowianin Piotrków Tryb………… 2MSPR Reflex Miedź Legnica ………………….2KS Azoty-Puławy……………………………….. 2Warmia-Anders Group-Społem Olsztyn… 2MKS Nielba Wągrowiec……………………….. 0 ← Previous Story HC Zagreb to become shareholders company Next Story → Greece (Round 1): PAOK beat AEK in Athens MMTS KwidzynPolish HandballVive Targi KielceWisla Plock read more

Bing va devenir le moteur de recherche par défaut sur BlackBerry

first_imgBing va devenir le moteur de recherche par défaut sur BlackBerryLe fabricant de téléphones Research in Motion (RIM) et le géant de l’informatique Microsoft ont annoncé avoir conclu un nouveau partenariat. Selon ses termes, Bing va devenir le moteur de recherche par défaut sur les téléphones BlackBerry de RIM.”Le directeur général de Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, annonce Bing comme moteur de recherche par défaut, et des applications de cartographie pour les appareils BlackBerry”, a annoncé RIM sur son compte Twitter, rapporte l’AFP. Un partenariat (dont on ignore encore les termes exacts) annoncé alors que BlackBerry souffre de plus en plus de la concurrence féroce des iPhone d’Apple et des smartphones dotés de l’OS de Google, Android, de plus en plus populaires.À lire aussiCes deux modèles de smartphones sont maintenant interdits en France, voici pourquoiDe son côté, Microsoft a reconnu récemment qu’il avait du mal à rentabiliser Bing, son moteur de recherche lancé il y a deux ans, précise l’agence de presse.Petite précision : pour les utilisateurs de BlackBerry qui ne souhaitent pas surfer sur Bing, il est évidemment possible de changer les réglages par défaut. Par ailleurs, les smartphones de RIM ne sont pas les seuls appareils concernés par ce partenariat. Sa tablette tactile PlayBook devrait bénéficier de Bing et des applications de cartographie de Microsoft. Le 4 mai 2011 à 15:43 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

Grab Your Wand Harry Potter Wizards Unite Launches June 21

first_imgStay on target Wizards, unite!Niantic is finally rolling out its Harry Potter-themed AR game, starting June 21.Available first in the US and UK, the magical title is expected to reach more regions by the end of the year.In a press conference outside Universal Studio’s Wizarding World in Florida, Niantic announced plans to hold future Harry Potter: Wizards Unite events similar to its Pokemon Go Fests.Set in both J.K. Rowling’s fictional universe and our genuine one, the augmented reality romp invites players to help protect the wizarding world from exposure to muggles.“A calamity has befallen the wizarding world, causing artifacts, creatures, people, and even memories to mysteriously appear in the muggle world,” according to the game maker.Witches and wizards in Australia and New Zealand recently got their hands on an early “beta” version, developed and published by WB Games San Francisco and Niantic, under the Portkey Games label. Niantic Teases Harry Potter AR Game—AgainNiantic Teases 2019 Launch of AR Game ‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ center_img The worldwide launch of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite begins this Friday, June 21! Keep your eyes peeled and wand ready for more information as the game goes live in your region soon. #WizardsUnite pic.twitter.com/ckk4s4mi8a— Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (@HPWizardsUnite) June 19, 2019As a fresh recruit for the newly established Statute of Secrecy Task Force, you must work with witches and wizards around the globe to solve the mystery of The Calamity and return so-called “Foundables” to their rightful place.Players will use mobile handsets to capture magical creatures running loose in parks, banks, municipal buildings, college campuses, libraries, monuments, zoos, and art galleries.Hunting magical creates can take a lot out of you: So don’t forget to replenish your Spell Energy by collecting food and drinks at inns, hidden among international muggle venues.Also, keep an eye out for ingredients to brew potions, a swell as portmanteaus, which unlock to reveal portkeys that whisk you away to iconic wizarding-world locations.“For the first time you’ll be able to step into a full 360-degree advanced AR immersive experience in places like Ollivander’s Wand Shop,” Niantic boasted.Practice makes perfect: You can hone your skills by visiting one of the various Fortresses indicated on the in-app map. The digital garrisons host wizarding challenges—real-time multiplayer battles against dangerous foes like Death Eaters and Dementors.Players can also choose to specialize in different magical professions—from Auror to Magizoologist—so you can bring a unique proficiency to the team, tipping the scales in your favor.“It’s up to you,” Niantic said, “to ready your want, prepare your potions, brush up [on] your spells, and help prevent The Calamity from exposing the secrets of the wizarding world.”Pre-registration is available via the App Store, Google Play, and Galaxy Store for Apple, Android, and Samsung owners, respectively.Jam City and Portkey Games last year launched Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, a new title that takes players into the acclaimed institution to live and learn as a pupil.More on Geek.com:Muggles Had to Wait 10 Hours to Ride New ‘Harry Potter’ Roller CoasterHarry Potter x Vans Collection Unveils ‘Magical’ Footwear for FansDive Deeper Into Wizarding World With Harry Potter E-Books11 ‘Harry Potter’ Characters Who Deserve Their Own Movielast_img read more

NAMS Revoke State of Emergency Extension of Term

first_imgBy MUHAMMED S. BAHThe National Assembly on Tuesday, 24 January, 2017, passed a resolution to revoke the declaration of the state of emergency in The Gambia and the extension of the life of the National Assembly for further period of 90 days.The first resolution which was the revocation of the state of Emergency was tabled by the Majority Leader, Hon. Fabakary Tombong Jatta Member for Serekunda East and it was seconded by Hon Samba Jallow member for Niamina Danku who is also the Minority Leader.Tabling the resolution, Hon. Fabakary Tombong Jatta said the following issues are to be considered in the revocation of the Political impasse;1)     Considering the importance of maintaining peace and stability in this Country;2)     Noting with  gratitude that  the  political impasse has been peacefully resolved;3)     In pursuance of ensuring that there is no barrier of whatsoever for the smooth restoration of the incoming government; According to the Majority Leader, The National Assembly of the Republic of The Gambia, being the duly elected Representative of the People hereby resolved as follows:1)     To approve the revocation of the Declaration of State of Public Emergency that was proclaimed on Tuesday 17th January, 2017;2)     To Revoke   the   Resolution (Resolution No.  003/2017) of the National Assembly, approving the State of Public Emergency.In conclusion he said this Resolution is in accordance with section 34(5) (b) of the 1997 Constitution.In seconding the motion, Hon Samba Jallow, Niamina Danku and the Minority Leader, said that, he disassociated himself from the issue when the National Assembly Members were passing the resolution.“This resolution I believe was passed just to subvert the will of the people and to stop the swearing in of the elected president Adama Barrow,” he underscored.All the other members were in support of the resolution.Resolution on the Extension of the life of NAMsThe second resolution was the revocation of the extension of the life of the National Assembly for a period of 90 days, which also as a result, resort to the extension of the term of the then President Jammeh.This resolution was tabled by Hon. Bintanding Jarju, Foni Berefet, and seconded by Hon. Abdoulie Saine, Member for Banjul Central.Tabling the motion before her colleagues, Hon. Bintanding Jarju said in accordance with sections 34(5) (b) and 231 (1) of the 1997 constitution of the Gambia, she is moving the resolution to revoke the extension of the life of the National Assembly for ninety days with effect from 11th April, 2017.Highlighting the consideration to revoke the resolution on the extension of the life of the National Assembly, she said they are mindful of the existing resolution by the National Assembly extending the life of the National Assembly and that of the office of the President.She also noted that “We also note with thanks and praises to Allah, the lord of nations that the aforesaid conditions and 1 and 2 are not further required”.He said “We the Hon. Members of the National Assembly being the duly elected representatives of the people and the pursuance of sections 34 (5) (b) and 231 (1) of the 1997 constitution hereby resolved;To revoke (resolution No. 004/2017), the extension of the life of the National Assembly, for a period of 90 days.Adding that without prejudice to sections 34(5) (b) and 231 (1) of the constitution, the consequential extension of the term of office of the president is hereby revoked.The motion was seconded by Hon Abdoulie Saine Banjul central and supported by other National Assembly Members.last_img read more

Statue Of Chris Cornell To Be Built In Seattle

first_imgNews Statue Of Chris Cornell To Be Built In Seattle statue-chris-cornell-be-built-seattle Twitter Email Statue Of Chris Cornell To Be Built In Seattle Facebook Widow announces the memorial statute will permanently honor the GRAMMY winner in his hometown Renée FabianGRAMMYs Aug 10, 2017 – 10:24 am GRAMMY.comA name synonymous with the Seattle grunge sound, it’s fitting Chris Cornell should have a permanent presence in the city he called home. Thanks to his family, Cornell will have just that with a statute in his honor.Cornell’s widow, Vicky Cornell, has announced that she has commissioned a memorial statute in honor of the late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman. Artist Wayne Toth will create the sculpture, the same artist who sculpted Johnny Ramone’s statute at his grave in Los Angeles’ Hollywood Forever Cemetery.Vicky says Toth has already presented the family with a design, and they love it.”[Toth] has already given me a design and the children and I love it,” she said.Now she will work with the city of Seattle to find a permanent location for the statute, a move she hopes will help family, friends and fans alike honor the memory of an amazing artist.”He is Seattle’s son,” she said. “And we will be bringing him home and honoring him, I hope, with all of you, your love and support.”Read More: Chris Cornell Music Therapy Program Established In Seattlelast_img read more

Recording Academy Remembers Those We Lost GRAMMY In Memoriam

first_imgNews Leslie “Lazy” LesterMiggie LewisPolly LewisStan LewisTommie LewisShaun Lewis aka StorminCollins Leysath aka DJ Ready RedLes LieberHorst LiepoltDevin LimaDionisio LindErik LindmarkMichael LindseySiegfried LinkwitzWilma LippRoberto LiviDidier LockwoodJeff LoeffelholzPat LongAlan LongmuirEllen Joyce LooJesús López-CobosGarry LoweReggie LucusStewart LuptonJason “J-Sin” LuttrellRebecca LynchAlfred Lynn aka Allah RealGalt MacDermotWade MaceyCraig MacGregorCraig MackSuzanne MacNary Johnny MaddoxArthur MaiaDominick MaitaJean-Claude MalgoireRobbie MalingaJames MallinsonJim MalloyHansjorg MalonekStephen A. MandellC.K. MannEllie MannetteAngela MariaRose  MarieKenny MarksMatt MarksGustavo MarquezRaúl  MarreroEric MarshallPenny MarshallJosh MartinVince MartinDebi MartiniEddie MascoloHugh MasekelaDraylen MasonAndrew MasseyJoe MasteroffJoseíto  MateoTimmy MatleyJoseph MausMichael MavrolasJan MaxwellMayra MayraMarin MazzieRobert “Kooster” McAllister”Big Tom” McBrideLisa McCayGeorge McCeneyGeorge McCormickMalcolm “Mac Miller” McCormickPilar McCurryHugh McDowellChristine McGuireDon McGuireTed McKennaTom McKinneyVan McLainAllyn Ann McLerieJon James McMurrayTrevor McNaughtonBig Jay McNeelyVictor MecyssneSam MehranFabio MelanittoLászló MelisHeather Menzies-UrichFloyd MilesBlue MillerClarence “Count Prince” MillerSeo MinwooLinda “ProKid”  MkhizeLiliane MontevecchiThom MooreCarlos MoreanWilson MoreiraPatricia MorisonAudrey MorrisJohn MorrisAlfred Morris IIIJohnny MosbyOliver MtukudziColin Michael MulhernBrian MurphyMatt “Guitar” MurphyWillie MurphyMelton MustafaJanka NabayQueeneth NdabaBuell NeidlingerJoe F.  NeilMadeleine Yayodele NelsonCharles NevilleCalvin NewbornSteve “Grizzly” NisbettJames “Nick” NixonJalal Mansur NuriddinRussell NypeJohn O’DanielJackson OdellKenny O’DellAbi OfarimLiam O’FlynnAyub OgadaBaba OjeHerb O’MellJahseh Onfroy aka XXXTentacionDolores O’RiordanGeoffrey OryemaJoe OsbornMike OwensHisashi OzakiCano OzgenerBert PadellCyril PahinuiMarlene PalmerAldo ParisotGaile Foote ParksRebecca ParrisFloyd PartonVinnie PaulKyle Pavone”Sunshine” Sonny PayneAlan R. PearlmanDanny PearsonMaurice PeressFrancisco Jesús Pérez Cuevas aka Paco LunaTom PerrymanStacy PhillipsSteve PhillipsPat PipoloEugene PittRobert PlotnikBilly PoeAugusto Polo CamposAnca PopRoyce PorterPeter PosaJ. Lyman PottsMaria Dolores PraderaTerence Prejean aka Big TCarlos Puig PremiónRonnie ProphetFelton PruettFrank “Killjoy” PucciRico J.  PunoM. Awal “Bani” PurbaniCharlie QuintanaMowzey RadioCharlotte RaeMelvin Ragin aka Wah Wah WatsonJoe RaineyRandy RampageJames RandolphTom RappLiza RedfieldRusty ReedMaurice Reedus Jr. aka Sax ManEddie ReevesRuss ReganHerb RemingtonBurt ReynoldsJohn ReynoldsKenneth ReynoldsWes RineerJerry RiopelleSteve RipleyJimmy RobinsonPerry RobinsonRichard RobinsonJim RodfordNorm RogersPhilip RothZeno RothGlen RovenDave RowlandGennady RozhdestvenskyChuck RubinArthur B.  RubinsteinRoswell RuddOtis RushRukmana “Ujang” RustamIra SabinChingiz SadykhovHideki SaijoDaniel SaisAlbert SaladinBilly SammethRonnie SamosetFredo SantanaRalph SantollaLeo SarkisianConway SavageRay SawyerSherytha ScaifeHarvey SchmidtDavid SchoberHeinz Jakob “Coco” SchumannGlenn SchwartzCaleb ScofieldRandy ScruggsLes SearsDavid SebringCurly SecklerWayne SecrestElisa SernaAlbert SerranoGretchen SerraoWalter Settles Jr.Whitey ShaferNtozake ShangePreston ShannonBen SharpaEddie ShawCarole ShelleyPete ShelleyMark SheltonGayle ShepherdNoam SheriffG.G. ShinnJon SholleHerman SikumbangGreg SillTara SimmonsLowrell SimonNeil SimonEdward SimonsBill Sims Jr.Samina SindhuDaryle SingletaryJohn SippelMilan ŠkampaJahvante Smart aka Smoke DawgHazel SmithJoel SmithMark E. SmithGlenn SnoddyRuss SolomonSteve SotoDon Sowards SrideviTomasz StańkoYvonne StaplesJohn “Jabo” StarksLovebug StarskiDave SteinJacqueline SteinerJonathan SternbergGuy StevensonJimmy StewartBuster StiggsSteve StoneJoseph StonestreetAlan StoutBruce Nelson StrattonNeil  StretcherJohnny StrikePeter StringfellowJoe SullivanRichard SwiftJay SwitzerSanford SylvanRachid TahaTony TañoCecil TaylorJoe TaylorLonnie “Lil Lonnie” TaylorMike “Beard Guy” TaylorMoriss TaylorGlen TelfordErnie ThackerPhil ThomasRay ThomasFay Jennings ThompsonSonia ThompsonBilly ThunderKloudSteve ThurmanWesley TinglinPat TorpeyDavid TowerDoreen TraceyMichael TreeJohn TroutJabulani Tsambo aka Hip Hop PantsulaChris TsangaridesDan TshandaBill TurpinNitin VadukalJorge ValenzuelaAlexander  VedernikovPedro Ramírez VelazquezJoseph VellaMarlene VerPlanckRita VidaurriRafael VieraLeana VillarrealJohn Von OhlenJeff Vonn HookerRoger VorceBill WagnerMarcin “Valeo”  WalenczykowskiGeorge WalkerFrances Walker-SlocumLarry WaltmanLawrence WaltmanGene WardellHarry WarnerPam Warren aka Pam The FunkstressThayer WasherBill WatrousC.J. WatsonEnsayne WayneDean WebbHerman WebbEarl WebsterRon WeedMichael WeileyCharles WeldonLinda WestbrookRandy WestonPaul WhaleyBilly WheelerLari WhiteTony Joe WhiteWesla WhitfieldBrendon “Alias” WhitneyJohn WicksFreddy WielandJerry WigginsOki Wijaya Wanda WiłkomirskaDick WilliamsHarless “Tootie” WilliamsJody WilliamsPatrick WilliamsBetty Jane WillisEddie WillisJames Calvin WilseyChris WilsonNancy WilsonOlly WilsonSam WilsonLes WoodieJimmy WopoJames “Big Jim” WrightRoy WunschIzzy YoungPegi YoungReggie YoungTodd YouthCraig Zadan David ZardJimi ZhivagoIgor Zhukov Who Is Eligible For The Best New Artist GRAMMY? Facebook Who’s Nominated For Song Of The Year? Backstage At The 2019 GRAMMYs | Photo Gallery Cardi B, Post Malone Among 2019 GRAMMYs Performers TLC Photo: Alison Buck/Getty Images 61st GRAMMY Awards: Full Nominees & Winners List 2019 GRAMMY Awards Red Carpet John BillingsPhoto: Jesse Grant/WireImage/Getty Images Meet The GRAMMY Man: How GRAMMYs Are Made Poll: Who Do You Want To See On The Red Carpet? Poll: Who Will Voters Choose For Best Rap Album? H.E.R.Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage 5 Ways BTS Won Our Hearts At The 2019 GRAMMYs TLC Photo: Alison Buck/Getty Images Backstage At The 2019 GRAMMYs | Photo Gallery Amy Winehouse Best New Artist winner for 2007 | Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Email Poll: Who Do You Want To See On The Red Carpet? BTSPhoto: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Best New Artist Nominees Revealed | 61st GRAMMYs Relive GRAMMY Week 2019 In Pictures 2019 GRAMMY Awards Red Carpet Take a moment to reflect and salute the members of the music community who we lost in 2018–2019Philip MerrillGRAMMYs Feb 10, 2019 – 8:32 pm (The following is a list of artists and industry professionals the music community lost in 2018–2019. The 61st GRAMMY Awards telecast on CBS will feature an In Memoriam segment highlighting some of these individuals via a video tribute, and all of these individuals who died prior to Jan. 8, 2019 are included in the official 61st GRAMMY Awards program book. The Recording Academy salutes each individual for their respective talents and contributions to our culture and community.)José Antonio AbreuTheo AdamRusty AdamsGraciela AgudeloAndie AirflixJoel AlanísXiomara Alfaro Maartin AllcockMarty AllenPaul AllenSammy AllredBarbara Ann AlstonJohn Amirante Bill AmonetteEddy AmooClarence “Casey” AndersonRoberto Angleró PepínRayburn  AnthonyKhaira ArbyNeil ArgoGerald Q. ArthurRobert ArthurLys AssiaCharles AznavourRoy BaileyWinston “Shadow” BaileyKenny  Baker Balabhaskar Marty BalinKaye BallardTommy BanksRim BannaDale BarclayMamane BarkaJohn Perry BarlowYigal BashanStu BasoreRichard BatemanGary BeachHowell BegleCody BelgardDelia BellMax BennettJohn T.  Benson IIITim Bergling aka AviciiFranz BeyerArun BhaduriVicente BianchiDavid BiancoRoberto BiancoEdwin BirdsongShane Bisnett“Big” Bill BissonnetteMike BlackburnTroy BlakelySantos BlancoJosé Andrés Blanco aka Blanquito ManPaul BlochHamiet BluiettSteve “Bogie” BogdanovichJack BolesPonty BoneGreg BonhamShirley BooneInge BorkhNeal BoydScott BoyerHarold BradleyGlenn BrancaNick BreedAllan BregmanFletcher BrightAlex BrownMaxine BrownReuben BrownBrian BrowneJason BrowningColin BrumbyAnshel BrusilowAlexander “Blender” BuchananRolf BuddeGary BurdenBill BurketteJim BurnsRoger V. BurtonBlanche Burton-LylesDon BustanyHenry ButlerAriel BybeeMontserrat CaballéBill CaddickJim CaineTony CalderTim CalvertGeorge CameronTony CamilloCarmen CampagneDorothy CampbellDoug CampbellEddie C. CampbellAce CannonTito CapobiancoJim CaradineMary CarlisleJeff CarltonRoy CarrJudy Carrier Mike CarrollDawn CarterJorge CasasDavid CavanaghC. Gil CawoodNdugu ChanclerTim ChandlerCarol ChanningKak  ChannthyDon CherryJerry ChesnutSiva ChoyGeorge ChristieBarry ChuckleBrandon ChurchFrank CipraStelvio CiprianiRoger ClarkRoy Clark”Fast” Eddie ClarkeEddy ClearwaterDan ClearyLaurence ClearyBuzz CliffordPaul ClipsonAngelica Cob-BaehlerLorrie CollinsHubert CookeNelson CookeRay CooperBruce CorbittJack “Mr. Bongo” CostanzoWilliam Wirt CourtneyJohnny CowellPeter “Mars” CowlingSteve CoyAnthony CruzPete CummingsLarry CunninghamPaul CurcioBen DaglishJeffrey Lee DaltonVic DamoneWindu Andi DarmawanAkilah DaSilvaArthur DaviesIvan DavisJohn DavisLittle Sammy DavisNathan DavisEmanuel DeanMerle DebuskeyTheryl “Houseman” DeClouetMichael DeFoscheRefugio “Cuco” Del CidDel DelkerMike DenneenJune DennyCarlos Denogean André Di CesareEvio  Di MarzoTom DiazDavid DiChieraMatt DikeDennis DixonKen DoddKim Dong-yoonLarry Keith DoolittleLorna DoomBob DoroughJohn L.  DownsPatrick DoyleOliver DragojevicDaryl DragonSaul “Sy” DresnerRonald DunbarPaul Lustig DunkelJim Dunlop Sr.Edward EasterDennis EdwardsNokie EdwardsGene EichelbergerShawn ElliottJody EllisHarlan EllisonRoy EmberGeoff EmerickPhil EmmanuelLenore EngdahlScott EnglishYvonne ErvinTerry EvansNanette FabrayBrien FainHarold FarbermanHelen FarmerJimmy FarrarJosh FauverJordan FeldsteinGrant FellBrian FerrimanHelmut FestAlvin FielderLin FolkClaudia FontaineD.J. FontanaDean FordMark FordRob FortneySonny FortuneMark FossonClarence FountainRick FowlerHardy FoxRichard FrankJerry FrankelAretha FranklinKevin FretAndrew FriersonDominic FrontiereMikio FujiokaBob FullerIrwin GageRenaud GagneuxSarah GainesFrance GallLucho GaticaJeremy GeffenMark GenfanBonaldo Giaiotti Richard GillNorman GimbelHarold GoadPete GobleAndy GoesslingJonathan GoldOtoniel GonzagaJerry GonzálezMarcelo “Chino” GonzálezPedro “Perico” González LinoJimmy Gonzalez Freddie GoodhartLorraine GordonRon GrantBen GravesPaul GrayUrbie GreenDon GriersonRoss GriersonJean GuillouBonnie GuitarEnoch Zu GuttenbergGary HaismanCarol HallDave HallRick HallBill HamelCharles HamlenEarla HardingDuane S. HargisRoy HargroveBarbara HarrisGary HarrisLarry HarrisNeil HarrisMike HarrisonFreddie HartMarc HauserAl HawkesEdwin HawkinsGeorge Hawkins Jr. Eric HaydockHairl HensleyOli HerbertHéctor Everzon Hernández aka SamuraiKelso HerstonBill HicksJacques HigelinBob HigginsTheresa HightowerTony HillerJimmy  HillsAlgia Mae HintonJon HisemanRichard Ho‘opi‘iChas HodgesIrwin HoffmanBret HoffmannLeonard HollifeldJoseph “Jo Jo” Hoo KimJeff HookerBrian Henry HooperKatherine HooverJerry HopkinsYvette HornerSeth HowardJohn HsuAlfred HubaySid HudsonRonn HuffRichard HundleyTab HunterScott HutchisonSøren HyldgaardMadalena IglésiasDan IngramJames IngramNavid IzadiJoe JacksonAl JamesHank JanneyJill JanusJoseph JarmanIrvin “Carrot” JarrettBoyd JarvisRicky JayGloria JeanBrandon JenkinsTerry JenningsMarian JewellJóhann JóhannssonNick JohnBilly JohnsonDennis JohnsonPamela Joy JohnsonMichael Wayne JonesMickey JonesSpencer P. JonesTheodore Jones aka Young GreatnessJames JordanJohn JoubertNikolay KaufmanBrian KellowMike KennedyEd Kenney Jr. Brooks KerrKato KhandwalaRas KimonoClydie KingEd KingMorgana KingRalph A. KingTony KinmanDanny KirwanGeorge KleinJohnny KlineNick KnoxTom KnoxOliver Knussen Iosif KobzonSteve KocourTakehisa KosugiBeth KrakowerM. William KrasilovskyLeah LaBelleBert LaBourFrancis LaiJake LandersTim LandersHoney LantreeDona Ivone LaraFelipe de LaRosaDenise LaSalleBilly Ray LathamTrent LeClaireMike LedbetterStan LeeMike LeechTed LeGardeMichel Legrand Album Of The Year Nominees | 61st GRAMMY Awards Who Will Voters Pick For Best Rap Performance? Brandi Carlile, H.E.R. To Play The 61st GRAMMYs Who Is Eligible For The Best New Artist GRAMMY? Who Will Voters Pick For Best Rap Performance? 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first_imgNew Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi Thursday claimed the condition of farmers in the country was “terrible”, a charge countered by Union minister Rajnath Singh, who said people who ran the government for decades were responsible for the situation of farmers. Speaking during the Zero Hour in Lok Sabha, Gandhi highlighted the problems being faced by farmers in Kerala, particularly in his constituency Wayanad. Also Read – Dehydrated elephant being given treatment Advertise With Us “There is a terrible situation of farmers in the country. I urge the Prime Minister to ameliorate problems of farmers in the country,” he said. Countering Gandhi, the Defence Minister, who was present in the House, said people who ran the government for decades were responsible for the situation of farmers. Singh said most suicides by farmers took place before the BJP-led government came to power. He also said following efforts of the Modi government, the income of farmers increased by 20-25 per cent.last_img read more

Boman Irani supports the cause of education

first_imgBoman IraniPR HandoutActor Boman Irani is currently in New York to be a part of a fundraiser activity with The Akanksha Foundation.Two Indian students are specially flown to New York for the event as representatives for all the children under the foundation. This event is to raise funds for approximately 8000 children. The 4th Annual Gala is to celebrate the foundation’s groundbreaking work in providing quality education for India’s least-served children and systemic education reform.Boman, along with the foundation will be taking a pledge to help and raise funds for the education of the children.Shares Boman,”I have been associated with The Akanksha Foundation since quite sometime now. Education is the basic need for our country. I am happy that I am able to do a little for the kids.””We are delighted to have Boman Irani, who’s connection to our work is so personal and beautiful, be our special guest at our fourth annual gala in NYC this year,” Gouri Sadhwani, Executive Director of the Akanksha Fund in the U.S.last_img read more

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first_img Comments   Share   Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project They say victims were taken to a hospital in a government-controlled area in Aleppo.(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) – Syria’s state-run news agency says 25 people have been killed in an alleged rebel chemical attack in northern Syria.Rebels in northern Syria deny the government claim and blamed regime forces for Tuesday’s missile attack on Khan al-Assad village in northern Aleppo province.SANA says 86 people were wounded, some in critical condition. It published pictures showing casualties, including children, on stretchers in what appears to be a hospital ward. Men’s health affects baby’s health too Sponsored Stories Top Stories 4 must play golf courses in Arizonalast_img read more

TAT marks 58th Anniversary

first_imgSource = Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) TAT marks 58th AnniversaryTAT marks 58th Anniversary with traditional Thai ceremoniesThe Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) proudly marked the 58th anniversary of its founding with traditional Thai ceremonies to commemorate its historic role in the development and promotion of the kingdom’s leading service-sector industry.The 19 March event at the TAT headquarters, led by Mr. Kalin Sarasin, Chairman of the Board of the TAT, and Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, as well as TAT’s senior executives, was attended by former TAT Governors, TAT staff, representatives from the private sector and members of the media.The ceremonies to mark the auspicious occasion included a Buddhist monk blessing ceremony; a ritual to worship the Cham Devi Shrine, which houses a statue of Chao Mae Cham Devi; and a ceremony to pay respect to the bronze image of Field Marshall Sarit Thanarat, who established the TAT in 1960.Taking place in the afternoon was a ceremony to present Buddha image to former TAT Governors for blessing and in recognition for their valued contributions. Meanwhile, TAT also held a ceremony to award senior staff for their long-serving years.TAT marks 58th Anniversarylast_img read more

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