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Paraguay Takes Down Leader of Narco-Trafficking Group

first_imgBy Dialogo January 09, 2015 Law enforcement officers found the drugs hidden inside eight containers on the ship Pinara, which arrived in Puerto Cortés on December 22. The FTC continues to remain focused on taking down the EPP and ACA. It conducts patrols, inspects vehicles for weapons, and engages in security missions in areas where EPP and ACA operatives are believed to be hiding. He was armed with an AK-47 assault rifle and had more than $10,000 in Paraguayan guaraníes, along with numerous cellphones and memory cards. It’s unclear if any of the five or six other ACA members accompanying Jara Larrea were wounded or killed in the clash. Law enforcement authorities suspect that it e ACA once had about 15 members, but its ranks have dwindled in recent months thanks to law enforcement efforts. For example, security forces killed five ACA operatives during a gun battle in September 2014. The police force arrested 52,830 suspects – an average of nearly 145 people a day, for various offenses, such as robbery, extortion, drug trafficking, assault, and homicide. FTC forces were conducting an operation on the night of January 5 when they engaged in a gun fight with about six ACA operatives that resulted in Jara Larrea’s death. Honduran law enforcement agents make large drug seizure Colombia: Bogotá’s Metropolitan Police broke up 185 criminal gangs in 2014 “The case is being investigated intensively,” Rodríguez told reporters. Law enforcement officers found the drugs hidden inside eight containers on the ship Pinara, which arrived in Puerto Cortés on December 22. The ACA is a splinter group of the terrorist Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP); Jara Larrea and his brother, Alfredo, left the EPP in 2014 to start the organization, which has also engaged in kidnapping for ransom as well as drug trafficking. Honduras is a key transshipment point for South American narcotics. Nearly 90 percent of the cocaine that reaches the United States comes through Mexico and Central America, according to the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board. Honduran National Police seized 645.5 kilograms of cocaine paste hidden in hollow pieces of wood that arrived on a boat from Colombia in late December. Police spokesman Jorge Rodríguez announced the seizure on January 7. The FTC continues to remain focused on taking down the EPP and ACA. It conducts patrols, inspects vehicles for weapons, and engages in security missions in areas where EPP and ACA operatives are believed to be hiding. Honduras is a key transshipment point for South American narcotics. Nearly 90 percent of the cocaine that reaches the United States comes through Mexico and Central America, according to the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board. Colombia: Bogotá’s Metropolitan Police broke up 185 criminal gangs in 2014 The ACA is a splinter group of the terrorist Paraguayan People’s Army (EPP); Jara Larrea and his brother, Alfredo, left the EPP in 2014 to start the organization, which has also engaged in kidnapping for ransom as well as drug trafficking. Agents with Paraguay’s Joint Task Force (FTC) recently brought down Albino Jara Larrea, a founder and leader of a narco-trafficking group known as the Armed Peasant Association (ACA), during a gun battle in a rural area east of the northern city of Concepción. Law enforcement authorities suspect that it e ACA once had about 15 members, but its ranks have dwindled in recent months thanks to law enforcement efforts. For example, security forces killed five ACA operatives during a gun battle in September 2014. Agents with Paraguay’s Joint Task Force (FTC) recently brought down Albino Jara Larrea, a founder and leader of a narco-trafficking group known as the Armed Peasant Association (ACA), during a gun battle in a rural area east of the northern city of Concepción. Consequently, drug traffickers have started to produce cocaine in Honduras. Since 2009, Honduran police have destroyed at least three cocaine laboratories. Hard training. Easy operational capability. The National Police didn’t reveal who owned the cocaine, which was destined for San Pedro Sula, or whether law enforcement officers made any arrests. FTC forces were conducting an operation on the night of January 5 when they engaged in a gun fight with about six ACA operatives that resulted in Jara Larrea’s death. Honduran National Police seized 645.5 kilograms of cocaine paste hidden in hollow pieces of wood that arrived on a boat from Colombia in late December. Police spokesman Jorge Rodríguez announced the seizure on January 7. He was armed with an AK-47 assault rifle and had more than $10,000 in Paraguayan guaraníes, along with numerous cellphones and memory cards. It’s unclear if any of the five or six other ACA members accompanying Jara Larrea were wounded or killed in the clash. “The case is being investigated intensively,” Rodríguez told reporters. The police force arrested 52,830 suspects – an average of nearly 145 people a day, for various offenses, such as robbery, extortion, drug trafficking, assault, and homicide. Honduran law enforcement agents make large drug seizure Metropolitan Police in Bogotá dismantled 185 criminal gangs and seized more than 7.5 tons of narcotics in 2014. The National Police didn’t reveal who owned the cocaine, which was destined for San Pedro Sula, or whether law enforcement officers made any arrests. Metropolitan Police in Bogotá dismantled 185 criminal gangs and seized more than 7.5 tons of narcotics in 2014. Consequently, drug traffickers have started to produce cocaine in Honduras. Since 2009, Honduran police have destroyed at least three cocaine laboratories. last_img read more

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Update on the latest sports

first_img May 11, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSMLB has low percentage of employees test positive for coronavirus antibodiesUNDATED (AP) — Major League Baseball appears to have successfully handled the first wave of the new coronavirus. Associated Press — The president of the University of Virginia says he hopes college football can be played this fall, but he doesn’t expect it to seem like “normal football seasons.” James Ryan told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that athletic director Carla Williams and football coach Bronco Mendenhall are committed to a safe return to play. But Ryan says nothing will proceed until medical officials say it’s safe to resume workouts. Ryan says school officials are taking things day by day. He says students need to be back on campus before football can begin.— The British government says tennis courts and golf courses in England can reopen starting Wednesday, but people can only play with members of their own household. Gyms and swimming pools remain closed, although swimming in the sea or lakes will be allowed. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave no indication when professional sports can resume competition. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland can set their own stance on tennis courts and golf courses, and they have already indicated a more stringent version of the lockdown will be maintained.— The Spanish soccer league isn’t changing its plan to resume competing after five players from clubs in the first and second divisions tested positive for COVID-19. The league confirmed the positive tests on Sunday but said it was not going to alter the practice protocol that got underway last week. Players from most clubs began individual training sessions on Friday after nearly two months of confinement because of the coronavirus pandemic.— A player for English Premier League team Brighton has tested positive for the coronavirus as clubs prepare for talks on how to resume competition during the pandemic. The southern England club told The Associated Press there is no need for other members of the squad or coaches to self-isolate since players have only worked in isolation when at the training base. The Premier League has government support for “Project Restart” and will try to secure agreement among the 20 clubs on the plans during a conference call with them on Monday.— America’s Cup teams are returning to the water in varying degrees nearly two months after the coronavirus pandemic forced the shutdown of what would have been an impressive global road show for sailing. Defending champion Emirates Team New Zealand has returned to training on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbor with its half-size test boat after a mandatory lockdown was lifted. By Monday or Tuesday, the New York Yacht Club’s yacht Defiant will be headed from Pensacola, Florida, to Auckland on a 500-foot ship. Just 0.7% of MLB employees tested positive for antibodies to COVID-19. Results were based on about 5,600 completed records from employees of 26 clubs. Samples were obtained on April 14 and 15.The start of the baseball season has been delayed because of the virus outbreak. There is no timetable for when the season might begin.Sixty people tested positive in the raw data, and adjustments were made for false positives and false negatives.One of the study’s leaders says the survey had a 0.5% false positive rate and demonstrates MLB employees have been less affected than their surrounding communities have been.In other developments related to the coronavirus pandemic: The 85-year-old Bess fought health problems the last few seasons and said he didn’t have the energy level to do what he needs to do to excel as a coach.Bess was 1,300-416 in 50 seasons at Three Rivers – 143 more victories than NCAA Division I leader Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEHF’-skee) of Duke. Bess led the junior college team to national titles in 1979 and 1992.NHL-DUCKS-CONTRACT EXTENSIONSDucks extend Guhle, CarrickANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have signed defenseman Brendan Guhle (GOO’-lee) to a two-year, $1.6 million contract extension. Guhle has four goals and eight points in 30 games this season for the Ducks this season. He was acquired by Anaheim from the Sabres in February 2019.center_img Update on the latest sports The Ducks also signed forward Sam Carrick to a one-year extension worth $700,000.SOCCER-MORGAN-BABYUS soccer star has babyUNDATED (AP) — U.S. national soccer team star Alex Morgan has become a mom just in time for Mother’s Day.Morgan announced Saturday on social media that she gave birth to daughter Charlie Elena Carrasco at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Morgan was on the U.S. team that won the World Cup last summer in France. She hopes to return to the team following her maternity leave in time for the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 — Chinese Basketball Association president and former Houston Rockets star Yao Ming says his league has three options for resuming a season that has been on hold since Feb. 1 over the pandemic. Yao says the league might play out the full schedule, play a shortened season with some games dropped, or end the regular season and go straight to the playoffs based on teams’ current rankings. Yao told state broadcaster CCTV that he hopes as much as the season can be played as possible, but that public health and fairness are the key considerations.— The president of the French Tennis Federation says holding the French Open without fans later this year is an option. The clay-court tournament at Roland Garros was initially slated to be held May 24-June 7 but has been rescheduled for Sept. 20-Oct. 4. Bernard Giudicelli tells a French newspaper (Le Journal du Dimanche) that organizing it without fans would allow a part of the economy to keep turning.COLLEGE BASKETBALL-THREE RIVERS-BESSCollege hoops’ all-time coaching leader retires.POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — College basketball victory leader Gene Bess of Three Rivers College has retired and has been replaced by his son, Brian.last_img read more

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Olynyk and Barrett not complaining about Canada being in group of death, know what the team can do

first_imgCanada may have been drawn into a tough Group H at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 but the country is not complaining about it as they know exactly what they are capable of doing.The Canadians are back at the FIBA World Cup after missing out in Spain five years ago and, in their return, have been drawn into a group with no less than Asia-Oceania powerhouse Australia, European giants Lithuania and strong African side Senegal. Despite knowing they will face some stiff competition in Dongguan, the North Americans are not complaining about it. “I don’t think that as hard as we have worked to get to the World Cup that we will now complain about the draw,” Rowan Barrett, Canada Basketball’s men’s national team general manager, told The Canadian Press.”Each one of (Canada’s opponents) was first in their group (in the World Cup Qualifiers) so they’ve clearly been performing well. I think it’s good that (the draw) was this far out. It gives us the opportunity to look within our depth pool as we form our team to counteract the strengths of the other teams.””IT’S NOT GOING TO BE EASY FOR US, BUT IT ALSO ISN’T GOING TO BE EASY FOR OUR OPPONENTS.”- Canada forward/center Kelly OlynykOne of the many NBA players that Canada will be able to call upon is Kelly Olynyk of the Miami Heat. And the 7ft (2.13m) big man knows the Canadians will be challenged in China.”It’s a very, very competitive group, that is for sure. Senegal have a good team, with guys such as Gorgui Dieng who is a very tough center, and Lithuania and Australia are very good ones too,” Olynyk told FIBA.basketball.”We all know what they’re capable of, and they have rosters loaded with many talented players. All the guys they have in the NBA, plus the guys who play in top teams in Europe, they have the potential to have great runs this summer. Our first goal will be to have a great First Round and try to finish in the (group’s) first spot. We know we’re capable of doing so.”Canada, who compiled a 10-2 record in the Americas Qualifiers, have a good amount of talent themselves.”It’s not going to be easy for us, but it also isn’t going to be easy for our opponents,” said Olynyk, who averaged 16.0 points, 11.0 rebounds 4.0 assists, 2.7 steals and 1.7 blocks in three games across the third and fourth windows of the Qualifiers.The 27-year-old does not envy the Canadian coaches in having to select the 12 players headed to China.”It’s not going to be an easy job for the coaching staff to pick the final roster, but I think that’s also a great sign for the current state of Canada basketball,” Olynyk said. “We have so many guys that can play for the national team and impact the team in a very good way.”Canada are to appoint a head coach ahead of the World Cup after Jay Triano stepped down from the position on March 25.”WE’RE ALL VERY EXCITED AND LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS SUMMER… WE WANT TO HAVE A GREAT RUN AND TRY TO COME BACK HOME WITH SOMETHING.”- Olynyk Olynyk, who has played for Canada at the World Cup in 2010 and the 2011 and 2015 editions of the FIBA AmeriCup, expects to take a veteran leadership role this summer.”My role as one of the most experienced guys on the roster is something I enjoy, as I know I have responsibilities and have to be a good example to the others. I like helping the younger players and be a team guy,” he explained.”When you wear the national team jersey, it’s about the whole country, the team and the group of guys. I love that feeling of being part of the project of helping our basketball and the national team become among the best in the world.” https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/df/78/rowan-barrett-canada-fiba_26tcpqs8kv6uzf1mn3lwk65n.jpg?t=-68171807&w=500&quality=80 https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/sporting_news/74/ec/olynyk-canada-fiba_1rpanu4h91yju1v1r7or8jfesi.jpg?t=-68241303&w=500&quality=80center_img Canada have struggled to achieve good results at the World Cup, when they’ve taken part in FIBA’s flagship competition. In addition to missing out at Spain 2014, the Canadians went 0-5 at Turkey 2010 with losses to Lebanon, Lithuania, France, New Zealand and Spain. They failed to qualify for the showpiece event in Japan in 2006 and went 0-3 in group play four years earlier in the USA, losing to Spain Angola and the former Yugoslavia before beating Lebanon and Venezuela in Classification 13-16 action.In fact, Canada’s last taste of World Cup victory came in 1998 with a 70-57 defeat of Senegal. The North Americans then lost to Italy before falling to Yugoslavia, Puerto Rico and Russia in Second Round action. Still, the expectations on Canada are growing given all the talent the country is producing. But Olynyk said the pressure is not being felt by the team.”It’s not a pressure we feel, it’s a motivation we have to do great and show the world that our national team can be very good,” he pointed out. “We’re used to playing with a lot of attention and expectations and we enjoy the process of building potentially one of the best national teams on the planet.”We’re all very excited and looking forward to this summer, as playing on the world stage isn’t something that we do every year. We want to have a great run and try to come back home at the end of the competition with something.”last_img read more

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Colourful Georgetown streets came alive as parties submit candidate lists

first_imgNomination DayIt is said that there is strength in numbers, and on Friday when the political parties took to the streets for Nomination Day, that strength was in full display as the streets leading to Umana Yana were transformed into a sea of red and green.An overhead shot of the PPP/C’s sea of redNomination Day is considered as one of the most significant days leading up to the General and Regional Elections which is to be hosted on March 2, 2020.Not wanting to be left behind, supporters of the various political parties took to the streets as they joined their leaders heading to the Umana Yana in Kingston, Georgetown to submit the lists of candidates.The atmosphere was charged as the procession of supporters, led by their leaders, chanted the slogans of their respective parties.Nomination Day is significant in the sense that it guarantees the political parties a spot on the ballot paper once they have met the criteria outlined by the Guyana Elections Commission and catered for under the laws governing the elections body.APNU/AFC supportersThe parties have now submitted their list of candidates who they anticipate would take up seats in Parliament as well as on the Regional Democratic Councils. The lists submitted were the General Elections List, or the National Top-up List as it is called, along with the Geographical Constituency List.They will now await verification and approval from GECOM, which is expected to be completed by January 19.Under the list system, political parties have to submit three lists of candidates. The National Top-up List, the Geographical Constituency List and the Regional Candidates List. Candidates would be extracted from these lists to serve in the National Assembly as well as on Regional Democratic Councils since 25 of the 65 seats in the House are allocated to the 10 Administrative Regions (Geographical Constituency List) and the other 40 from the National Top-up List.Some 13 parties have submitted their lists of candidates to contest the General and Regional Elections or in some cases, just regional elections. This election is dubbed as the ‘mother of all elections’ since it was birthed from the passage of a No-Confidence Motion, which was successfully passed in the National Assembly over a year ago.PPP/C Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali, Prime Ministerial Candidate Brigadier (retired) Mark Phillips, and General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo leading the chargeWhile the process has birthed a number of new political parties, it was evident that the incumbent Government – A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance for Change (APNU/AFC) coalition – and the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) remain the frontrunners.The energy in the two camps was unmatched as both parties mobilised their supporters from all over the country – what can only be described as a “clash of crowds”.PPP/C assembled on Robb Street in front of their headquarters – Freedom House – while APNU/AFC assembled at Parade Ground.There were several music trucks blasting the campaign songs for the major players while their supporters sang loudly.President David Granger and his running mate, Khemraj Ramjattan, leading the processionThis election saw a shift in things since GECOM took a decision to move the Nomination Day proceedings from the badly-dilapidating City Hall to Umana Yana. This gave the political parties a bigger space for their supporters which ultimately resulted in the lack of a clash among rival supporters.The APNU/AFC coalition, led by President David Granger and Prime Ministerial Candidate Khemraj Ramjattan, were the first to arrive at the venue. They presented their list to loud cheers and horns blasting from their large group of supporters.The smaller parties only came with essential personnel and lack of fanfare, noting that it is what happens at the ballot rather than mobilising crowds to march with them as they file Nomination Day papers.The PPP/C was the fourth party to present their list to Chief Elections Officer Keith Lowenfield. Their mammoth-sized procession was led by Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali, Prime Ministerial Candidate Brigadier (retired) Mark Phillips and General Secretary Bharrat Jagdeo.last_img read more

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Sell him to CHELSEA! Nicholas urges Arsenal to ditch Sanchez, slams club values

first_imgCharlie Nicholas says Alexis Sanchez does not deserve to have his contract demands met by Arsenal and should be sold this summer.The Chilean forward is approaching the final 12 months of his current deal and has yet to agree extended terms, with reports suggesting he wants £200,000-a-week to sign on.Sanchez is Arsenal’s top goalscorer this season and widely regarded as one of the very best players in the Premier League.But Nicholas says the 28-year-old – who is being eyed by leaders Chelsea – has no right to hold the club to ransom.Speaking exclusively to talkSPORT, the former Arsenal striker said: “When I played you probably got told a month before you were getting a new contract. You had to work and earn that right and if you got a new contract without winning things you thought, ‘well, this is a result’.“These people [at Arsenal now] don’t even get close to winning the title. You are talking about jumping from £120,000-a-week to £200,000-a-week for Sanchez. Sell him.“He has not been interested in the game for the last eight weeks. He is camouflaging it.“I would sell him. Get him out. If he wants to go to Chelsea and Chelsea want to pay £60million, I would sell him to Chelsea.”And Nicholas has launched a blistering attack on Gunners chiefs for their handling of Sanchez’s contract situation.The Scot, who scored 54 goals in 184 matches in his five years at Arsenal, added: “Arsenal had great credit in the footballing market because they would not go over the threshold of £100,000-a-week.“They sold Robin van Persie to Manchester United because he wanted £200,000-a-week. Arsenal had values at that time. Arsenal don’t have any values and any soul that says to these players,’ you can go’.“Henry, Vieira, they were the greatest players Arsenal ever had and now you have got players who are not going to be anywhere close to the greatest and we are keeping them and they are holding us to ransom.“They should have said to Sanchez two months ago, ‘are you signing?’ If he said ‘no, I’m not going to sign’, then he should be sold in the summer. They should isolate the players.“They don’t have values now. They have lost their credibility.”last_img read more

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Toyota Robot Can’t Slam Dunk but Shoots a Mean 3-Pointer

first_imgTOKYO (AP) — It can’t dribble, let alone slam dunk, but Toyota’s basketball robot hardly ever misses a free throw or a 3-pointer.The 207-centimeter (six-foot, 10-inch)-tall machine made five of eight 3-point shots in a demonstration in a Tokyo suburb Monday, a ratio its engineers say is worse than usual.Toyota Motor Corp.’s robot, called Cue 3, computes as a three-dimensional image where the basket is, using sensors on its torso, and adjusts motors inside its arm and knees to give the shot the right angle and propulsion for a swish.Efforts in developing human-shaped robots underline a global shift in robotics use from pre-programmed mechanical arms in limited situations like factories to functioning in the real world with people.The 2017 version of the robot was designed to make free throws.Yudai Baba, a basketball player likely representing host Japan at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, took part in the demonstration and also missed a couple of shots. If the robot could learn a few more tricks, he was ready to accept the robot on the team, he said.“We human players are still better for now,” he said.Toyota’s basketball robot Cue 3 demonstrates Monday, April 1, 2019 at a gymnasium in Fuchu, Tokyo. The 207-centimeter (six-foot-10) -tall machine made five of eight three-pointer shots in a demonstration in a Tokyo suburb Monday, a ratio its engineers say is worse than usual. Toyota Motor Corp.’s robot, called Cue 3, computes as a three-dimensional image where the basket is, using sensors on its torso, and adjusts motors inside its arm and knees to give the shot the right angle and propulsion for a swish.(AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama)Right after missing, the robot slumped over. It wasn’t disappointment, but a temporary power failure.Cue 3’s name is supposed to reflect the idea the technology can serve as a cue, or signal of great things to come, according to Toyota.The company plays down how the technology might prove useful. It’s more about boosting morale among engineers, making them open to ideas and challenges.In making the robot’s outer covering something like that of an armadillo, the engineers said they were just trying to avoid the white metallic look often seen on robots.The maker of the Camry sedan, Prius hybrid and Lexus luxury models has shown off various robots, including one that played a violin. Another, resembling R2-D2 of Star Wars, slides around and picks up things. At Monday’s demonstration, it handed the basketball to Cue 3.Experts say robots that can mimic human movements, even doing them better, could prove useful in various ways, including picking crops, making deliveries, and working in factories and warehouses.Stanford University Professor Oussama Khatib, who directs the university’s robotics lab, said Cue 3 demonstrates complex activities such as using sensors and nimble computation in real-time in what he called “visual feedback.”To shoot hoops, the robot must have a good vision system, be able to compute the ball’s path then execute the shot, he said in a telephone interview.“What Toyota is doing here is really bringing the top capabilities in perception with the top capabilities in control to have robots perform something that is really challenging,” Khatib said.Japan has been aggressive in developing humanoids, including those that do little more than offer cute companionship.Toyota’s rival Honda Motor Co. has its Asimo, a culmination of research into creating a walking robot that started in the 1980s. It not only can run, but also recognize faces, avoid obstacles, shake hands, pour a drink and carry a tray.When will such robots be able to slam dunk, a feat that will require running, dribbling and jumping?“In 20 years, with technological advances,” said Tomohiro Nomi, a Toyota engineer who worked on Cue 3.By: Yuri Kageyama, AP Business WriterTweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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Running Backs Had A Good Thing Going — Until The Analytics Era

More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS | Embed Embed Code FiveThirtyEight This week marks the start of NFL training camps, but a few big names might not take the field. Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott may hold out in the hopes of negotiating a more favorable contract.Elliott would join a list of running backs who have recently held out from practice — or, in Le’Veon Bell’s case, a whole season — in search of more lucrative deals. What do the numbers say about his chances at a raise? On today’s show, we discuss how analytics might play a role in the depreciation of positions and whether these evolutions are for the better.Our Rabbit Hole this week discusses our recent research into the danger of foul balls and what might constitute a baseball VIP experience in Japan.What we’re looking at:Our colleague Josh Hermsmeyer weighs in on the Elliott debate.The Atlantic investigates the disappearance of centers from the NBA.The Washington Post examines the reaction time fans have should they find themselves in foul ball territory. read more

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BIG REWARD FOR ARMED ROBBERY THUGS Friends enraged

first_img Editorial: Listen to your Mama Related Items:#magneticmedianews, #SeeSomethingSaySomething, #TCIlovesGilley, #tcipolice Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, February 6, 2017 – Friends of Galmo Williams are offering a $20,000 reward of their own money for any information turned over to Police which leads to the arrest and conviction of the men who robbed and shot Gilley.  The family is personal friends of the Williams Family and are outraged at the crime against our Former Premier, Businessman and Philanthropist.Mr. Williams was robbed and shot in the leg last night (Feb 5) in the area of Opus on his way to Ricky’s Flamingo Café.  Three masked and armed men had already robbed him but still shot Gilley.  Today, Galmo Williams was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida.  There is reportedly damage to his knee.Help the Police solve this crime and be paid a reward of $20,000.#MagneticMediaNews#SeeSomethingSaySomething#TCIPolice#TCIlovesGilley New Gun Crimes unit under construction, says TCI Police Commissioner Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp TCI Police Commissioner says absolute focus is reducing crime, gives some insight into the decreases recordedlast_img read more

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Haitian Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, August 16, 2017 – Nassau – Haitian Ambassador to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas His Excellency Jean Victor Geneus, left, paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield at the offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday, August 14, 2017.(BIS Photo/Derek Smith)last_img

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Immigration round ups in Bahamas condemned by activist group calls for desist

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, November 24, 2017 – Nassau – Immigration Department officials continue to deny that they know anything about a report where a Haitian mother and child fell off the back of a truck in Andros during an immigration raid.    Rights Bahamas claims the incident is real and is calling on The Bahamas Government to cease the crackdown citing that it has migrants running scared, even to the point of hurting themselves.The woman was said to have been trying to evade arrest when she fell off the back of the truck, a photo of a bruised child had been circulated on social media but no one is authenticating the image as true – at least no one other than the activist group.In a media release, Rights Bahamas said:   “This behaviour on the part of the immigration officers was totally illegal.   Frightened by the aggressive and illegal action of the officers, the driver sought to escape, resulting in a mother and her young child falling from the truck and sustaining injuries, the severity of which remain unknown. They were taken to a local clinic where, according to witnesses, they were detained by the Immigration officers.”Reaction to the call for a cease and desist by Rights Bahamas is outright rejected as Bahamians reacting to the report say it is the mother who put the child at risk and that anyone helping people to break the law should also be prosecuted.#MagneticMediaNews#activistcondemnimmigrationraidsphoto credit: Save the Bays Related Items:#activistcondemnimmigrationraids, #magneticmedianewslast_img read more