+123 456 7890 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043

Defending…

first_img…the status quoAs we go into the second day of the illegal PNC-led regime, we’ll begin to see all sorts of excretions of the budding dictatorship-in-creation. The lies and fabrications on the constitutional crisis we can expect – and we suspect most have become inured to them by now, and their regurgitation is simply to reassure the PNC faithful. What’s more insidious will be those who’ll pretend to occupy some kind of moral “high ground” and shed crocodile tears for “our country”, even as they defend the illegal status quo.Now, dear reader, you have to always be careful of anyone who defends the status quo, ‘cause once you scratch the surface, you can be certain they’re benefitting from it. There’s even a syndrome called “status quo stonewalling” – of which the moral high ground claim above is one characteristic – that describes their modus operandi. What you should know is: whenever folks start to stonewall, you know they’ve run out of substantive arguments against the change they’re opposing.This line is exemplified by the oleaginous letter in the press from a hardline PNC journalist, starting out with two maudlin stories of Guyanese reaching across the ethnic divide to help each other, and ending up with the “plea”: “Don’t allow anyone to tear that fabric apart.” You could almost see a tear roll down his cheek – probably after squeezing an onion!So exactly who is “tearing this country apart”? In his media outlet, why has he supported the Government’s nonsense on stilts about “33 not greater than 32”, and not obey the Constitution? Wasn’t that “tearing the country apart”?But more to the point, why has he waited until the Opposition gave in and gave in until the constitutionally due date for elections has passed and they have to defend the constitution to make his “call”?? Plain and simple, he and others of his ilk will just be playing on the emotions of Guyanese, to get them to ignore the Government’s trampling of the Constitution so they’ll do nothing about it, lest “the national fabric” be torn.But heck…the PNC already violently ripped that fabric when they somersaulted from their initial acceptance of the constitutionally- sanctioned NCM and came up with their cock and bull nonsense which they took to the courts.Fact of the matter is that Guyana is again at the crosswords, where the PNC has brought it once again – undermining the Constitution, which is supposed to protect the people from the Leviathan – and folks like this journalist are giving them a free pass.Now is the time for all Guyanese who really care for the integrity of the “fabric” of our society to stand up and be counted!!…own “blackpot”Imagine James Patterson – David Granger’s hand-picked 85-year-old GECOM Chairman – made the casting vote to reject the highest scoring Dep CEO candidate. His excuse was: “…he came over to me as shifty and unreliable…and I wasn’t going to recommend him in the place of someone who I think was…fit and proper.”Asked if he’d even interviewed Persaud – who had 15 years of experience with GECOM; a Masters Degree plus a diploma in electoral matters – against the rival Myers, who had no such experience or electoral qualifications, Patterson admitted he hadn’t even ever seen the gentleman!! He claimed to have “a paper trail” for his assessment, and promised to produce this – which he never did! In the meantime, the successful candidate – who just happens to be an avowed PNC supporter – remains on the job!!But your Eyewitness believes Patterson’s assertion of “shiftiness” was a PROJECTION of his own character flaw.Remember he claimed it was a “slip of the pen” to write he was a Chief Justice of Grenada, on his CV!!Shifty!!…the FORCEThe Chief of Police denied media reports that his organisation was now the “Police SERVICE”, and not the “Police FORCE”.What else could he say when he was preparing to “deal condignly” with Opposition protests against the illegal Government??last_img read more

Read More »

Headliner Brandon Vera all revved up for ONE: Century

first_imgInjury forces Milos Raonic out of US Open MOST READ Mandatory evacuation enforced in Lemery ‘Homeland’ star Patinkin lauds intelligence community Robredo hits Mocha over false post: Why let gov’t pay a fake news purveyor? Tsukii seizes kumite Gold, focuses on making Olympics next PLAY LIST 01:24Tsukii seizes kumite Gold, focuses on making Olympics next03:03Rescue efforts underway as Typhoon Hagibis kills 11 in Japan01:28‘The Two Popes’ movie explores depth of faith, frailties of man03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption02:48ABS-CBN franchise has ‘natural deadline,’ no need for quo warranto — Gatchalian03:06Tahimik, Mapanganib | Jong Manlapaz00:49Sweet! Indian bakers make world’s ‘longest’ cake02:44Gatchalian wants arrest for residents returning to Taal danger zones OSG petition a ‘clear sign’ of gov’t bid to block ABS-CBN franchise renewal — solon View comments Filipino Honorio “The Rock” Banario rounds out the local athletes in the evening as he competes against Japanese lightweight legend Shinya Aoki.Chatri Sityodtong, ONE Chairman and CEO, announced the two cards for the historic day Sunday night, a few days after disclosing that ONE will be holding two shows for CENTURY.“The biggest martial arts extravaganza in history will feature two full-scale World Championship events on the same day,” Sityodtong said.“In addition to multiple World Championship title fights and multiple World Grand Prix Championship title fights, ONE: CENTURY will showcase 28 World Champions across various martial arts. “The Home Of Martial Arts will be catering to its growing Western audience as they hold a morning show, which airs live on primetime in the US.ADVERTISEMENT Photo from ONEMANILA, Philippines—ONE heavyweight world champion Brandon Vera and former ONE bantamweight king Kevin Belingon fly the Philippine flag in the historic ONE: Century card set on 13 October at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.Vera will be the headliner of the evening show as he battles two-division world champion Aung La N Sang for the Burmese hero’s ONE light heavyweight crown.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Belingon, on the other hand, faces a familiar foe in Bibiano Fernandes for the ONE bantamweight belt in the co-main event of the night.“[I’m] very excited. ONE Championship has announced this 100th event and plans on making this the biggest in the history of martial arts,” Vera said on social media.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAllen Durham chews out Meralco: Everybody played like sh*tSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“Two full cards on the same day!! Oh yeah, we’re the main event,” he wrote.As if the evening show is not stacked enough, ONE flyweight Muay Thai world champion Rodtang Jitmuangnon defends his title against Walter Goncalves while Giorgio Petrosyan battles Samy Sana for all the marbles in the ONE Featherweight Kickboxing World Grand Prix Championship Final. Dutch YouTube star Nikkie de Jager says she is transgender Priyanka Chopra Jonas joining Amazon’s spy series ‘Citadel’ WATCH: Robredo repacks relief goods with ‘mocha’ behind her Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES BREAKING: DOJ indicts ex-PNP chief Albayalde for graft In what is expected to be an explosive rematch, Angela Lee puts her atomweight title on the line against ONE strawweight world champion Xiong Jing Nan in the main event of the morning show.In the co-main event, Danny Kingad looks to introduce himself to the world when he battles 12-time flyweight world champion Demetrious Johnson in the ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Championship Final.The ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix Championship Final between Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez and Saygid “Dagi” Guseyn Arslanaliev also bolsters the morning show, while Team Lakay’s Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang makes his main roster debut against Senzo Ikeda.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

Read More »

CCJ to reduce paper use in judicial process – Sir Byron

first_imgPresident of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Charles Dennis Byron informed participants of the Hague Convention Conference that the CCJ is in the final stages of developing programmes that would reduce the use of paper in judicial processes throughout the Region.Sir Charles Dennis Byron, President of the CCJ“That (programmes being developed) would facilitate that process in domestic jurisdictions throughout the Region, so it’s something that we would like to encourage acceptance to,” Sir Byron said on Friday. The three-day Hague Conference on Private International Law concluded on Friday.He explained that the CCJ has tried to eliminate or reduce the use of paper in their judicial process by allowing all matters to be filed electronically. Additionally, all reports and orders made by the Court are issued electronically and the serving of documents is permitted electronically.“In our situation, part of the reason for it had to do with expedition and cost, so for example, if we were receiving pleadings say from Belize, several copies would have to be made and sent to us by courier then you have the process of the registration, and it being returned by courier and then you’ll have the cost involved in arranging service… we have seen bills where the service of a document has cost litigants US$30 to US$40,000 and the whole service process has taken a number of weeks including the process of courts,” Sir Byron explained.He added that by implementing those measures, the CCJ has eliminated the cost of filing and service, reducing it to zero and recued the time to five minutes, “So we think there are many advantages to be gained from pursuing this process.”Former Home Affairs Minister of Guyana, Justice Stanley Moore, said Justice Byron illustrated and demonstrated one of the essential pre-requisites of a modern progressive judicial system.-“That is to say we are in the new electronic information age and therefore we need to make use of all the latest electronic devices. We have to keep up with modernity, we cannot be neo-luddites (used to describe those who are anti-technology). Therefore I believe that in the future, the discussion which we are now having will be a matter of history because the new norms will be the use and the availability of all the latest technological devices available to court systems throughout the world,” Justice Moore reasoned.These contributions came as a result of presentations made on the use and application of the Hague Service Convention by Daniel Klimow, Attorney Adviser, Office of Legal Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, United States Department of State; Jewel Major, Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs Ministry, The Bahamas, Central Authority for the Hague 196 Service Convention; and the Honourable Ryan Johnson, Attorney General and Legal Affairs Minister, Antigua and Barbuda, Central Authority for the Hague 1965 Service Convention.Participants were informed during that presentation that signing on to the 1965 Service Convention provides channels of transmission to be used when a judicial or extrajudicial document is to be transmitted from one State party to the Convention, to another State party for Service in the latter.Specifically, the Convention allows member parties to effect service of judicial and extra judicial documents in a more efficient, time consuming and cost effective manner.last_img read more

Read More »

Video: Brilliant team goal from record smashers Borussia Dortmund

first_img1 Marco Reus Borussia Dortmund beat Austrian club Wolfsberg 5-0 (6-0 on aggregate) to reach the Europa League play-off round.Marco Reus opened the scoring with a nicely worked team goal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was also on the scoresheet.Henrikh Mkhitaryan took home the match ball following a hat-trick, which included this effort. A crowd of 65,190 watched Dortmund win, breaking the previous record for a Europa League qualifier by more than 10,000.last_img

Read More »

Job Vacancies – Deli assistants required at expanding Kelly’s Centra

first_imgDue to an increase in demand for the quality food at Kelly’s Centra at Mountain Top in Letterkenny, the premises has two new positions it wishes to fill.The Deli Counter at the store has seen a huge increase in demand.As a result, Kelly’s Centra require two new Deli Counter Assistants – one full-time and one part-time. Applicants must have experience and send their CVAll cv’s to jobs.applications16@gmail.comJob Vacancies – Deli assistants required at expanding Kelly’s Centra was last modified: December 30th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Read More »

Spay-neuter law eyed for all dogs

first_img “I am glad to see you are making this an all-breed ordinance,” Taylor said. But former American Kennel Club president Judith Daniels said a spay-neuter ordinance would be obeyed only by responsible dog owners, not by those whose dogs are the most likely to be problems. Spaying and neutering are unlikely to reduce dog attacks, she said. “Spaying and neutering doesn’t necessarily change the behavior of a dog,” said Daniels, who said she and her husband for 35 years have owned Staffordshire bull terriers, one of the pit bull-type breeds targeted by the original proposal. The original spay-neuter ordinance targeting pit bulls and Rottweilers was proposed after an attack in January on an 11-month-old Palmdale girl – ironically, by a pit bull mix that was both licensed and neutered. That attack was the latest in an upswing of Antelope Valley dog attacks, all but one involving pit bulls or pit bull mixes. Urged by Antonovich, county officials last year boosted animal control staffing in the Antelope Valley, launched an education campaign for dog owners and conducted periodic sweeps looking for roaming dogs. The original spay-neuter proposal for Rottweilers and pit bulls called for creating an “unaltered restricted dog” license requiring a $150 annual fee. The proposal said the license would be issued to dogs registered with the American Kennel Club or other valid breed organization, if their owners could show certification of passing hip, heart and temperament tests. The dog owner’s home or kennel would be inspected by animal control officials. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Los Angeles County officials are considering requiring spaying and neutering for all dogs, except for registered purebreds whose owners can certify that their dogs passed medical and behavioral tests. Supervisors on Tuesday delayed for two months a vote on a proposal to require spaying and neutering for Rottweilers and pit bull dogs, while county officials examine expanding the requirement to cover other breeds. “I would support (covering) all breeds, and not just target the two,” Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich said during the public hearing in Los Angeles. The proposal is due to come back before supervisors April 28, an Antonovich aide said. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant “There are a number of different issues that need to be examined before this can return for a vote,” Antonovich spokesman Tony Bell said. Animal lovers testified Tuesday on both sides of the spay-neuter issue. Some said spaying and neutering will lessen the number of dogs that roam streets and end up in animal shelters to be killed. Others said spaying and neutering has been shown in some cases to be harmful to dogs’ health and ineffective in lessening aggression, and that dog owners whose dogs are most likely to roam or attack people and other animals are unlikely to obey such a law. They suggested boosting enforcement of existing laws against roaming and vicious dogs. Actors and Others for Animals executive director Susan Taylor urged supervisors to couple the spay-neuter law with financial assistance for low-income dog owners, as well as enlarge the county Animal Care and Control staff to enforce dog laws. last_img read more

Read More »

‘Bielsa is God’ banner flies over Leeds before Wigan clash

first_imgMarcelo Bielsa is flying high at Leeds – and the fans have taken to the skies to show their love for the Argentine.A ‘Bielsa is God’ banner flew over Elland Road ahead of the Whites’ huge Championship clash with Leeds. Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Leeds fans flew the banner over Elland Road REVEALED REPLY BEST OF 1 REVEALED From blue buckets to powerpoint presentations, ‘El Loco’ has endeared himself to the Yorkshire faithful and become something of a cult hero.And that status would only grow if he were to end the club’s 15-year exodus form the Premier League.center_img Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won huge blow Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury no dice Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move shining Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions ADVICE LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Leeds can move back above Sheffield United with victory over Wigan, after the Blades beat Nottingham Forest 2-0 in the day’s early kick-off.However, things haven’t gone to plan on Saturday afternoon.At the time of writing, Leeds are currently trailing 2-1 to the ten-man Lactics, who have come from behind to seriously threaten Bielsa’s promotion dreams.last_img read more

Read More »

England team confirmed: Sterling honoured, Champions League finalists benched

first_img REPLY LATEST Barcelona-bound Frenkie De Jong and sought-after Ajax defender Matthijs De Ligt were also included a strong Dutch side.Confirmed teamsNetherlands: Cillessen, De Ligt, Van Dijk, Bergwijn, Wijnaldum, Babel, Depay, De Roon, Blind, De Jong, Dumfries.Subs: Vermeer, Bizot, Hatebor, Ake, Propper, Promes, Van Aanholt, De Vrij, Strootman, Volhena, L de Jong, Van de Beek.England: Pickford, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Chilwell, Rice, Delph, Barkley, Sterling, Sancho, Rashford.Subs: Butland, Rose, Dier, Lingard, Henderson, Kane, Gomez, Keane, Alli, Wilson, Alexander-Arnold, Heaton. Sterling makes his 50th appearance for England LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS 1 huge blow deals getty Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card no dice gameday cracker Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT shining tense Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Gareth Southgate has chosen to bench the seven Tottenham and Liverpool stars who played in the Champions League final five days ago, with the possibility of a final against Portugal on Sunday.Jordan Henderson lifted the famous trophy alongside Liverpool team-mates Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joe Gomez, as defeated Spurs players Eric Dier, Danny Rose, Dele Alli and Kane watched on at the Wanda Metropolitano.The Netherlands, on the other hand, have thrown Virgil van Dijk and Georginio Wijnaldum straight back into the action. Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Raheem Sterling will lead England out for the first time when they face the Netherlands in their Nations League semi-final – live on talkSPORT.The Manchester City forward will wear the captain’s armband in place of regular skipper Harry Kane, who starts on the bench in Guimaraes. Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ last_img read more

Read More »

‘He’s ready to go’ – Chelsea teen ‘as good’ as Alexander-Arnold on the ball

first_img Getty Images – Getty James’ style of play has drawn comparisons with Liverpool and England right-back Alexander-Arnold, who has wowed fans and pundits with his incredible range of passing since breaking through into Jurgen Klopp’s side.And both youngsters have been compared to some of the game’s great ball wizards.On Match of the Day 2 on Sunday night, after the 3-1 victory over Man City, former Reds striker Peter Crouch even said the 21-year-old’s passing ability was ‘up there with Steven Gerrard and Xabi Alonso’.Meanwhile, following the Ajax draw, ex-Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole said James’ crossing ability reminded him of David Beckham.And Bent believes 19-year-old James is already on par with the Champions League-winning Liverpool defender.He said on Sunday’s Full Time Phone-In: “I’m such a big fan of this kid, it’s crazy.“The unfortunate thing is that the person who plays in the same position as him is the captain, but you can tell Lampard is desperate to get him in now and play him because he’s ready to go.“You look at his technical ability on the ball, I think he’s just as good as Trent.“His passing and distribution is just as good. Trent Alexander-Arnold is one of the top young players in Europe 2 Darren Bent is a big fan of Reece James and told talkSPORT his quality on the ball is up there with Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold center_img Darren Bent claims Chelsea’s teenage right-back Reece James is ‘just as good’ as Liverpool sensation Trent Alexander-Arnold.The 19-year-old Blues star made his first Premier League start on Saturday, in place of captain Cesar Azpilicueta, and impressed by keeping Wilfried Zaha in his pocket in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.It completed a remarkable week for the youngster, who became Chelsea’s youngest-ever goalscorer in the Champions League with a crucial strike in their 4-4 draw with Ajax midweek. 2 “He’s a big powerful kid as well, he’s not slight, he’s strong, he’s built, he’s massive.“I think that right-back position for England at the moment is unbelievable. It’s going to be some fight over the next ten years for that position.“But as far as Chelsea go, Reece James, Fikayo Tomori, Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham, they’re all young and they’re all playing really well.“It’s a really exciting time to be a Chelsea fan.”last_img read more

Read More »

THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS STEPS TO PREVENT FALLS

first_imgEach year, one in four adults aged 65 years and older falls.  These falls lead to 2.8 million emergency room visits and about 750,000 hospitalizations.  Falls are the leading cause of accidental injury and death for older adults, resulting in over 27,000 deaths annually.  While falls can’t totally be prevented, the Jackson County Department of Public Health and the Injury and Substance Abuse Prevention Action Team offer the following tips to help greatly reduce the likelihood of falls.First, reduce clutter inside your home, especially on the stairs or on the floor.  This includes shoes, books, or decorative items such as baskets or vases.  Throw rugs need to be made non-slip or removed altogether.  Rooms and hallways should be well lit; consider putting a working flashlight next to your bed for emergency use.Next, avoid walking around in slippers or socks inside your home.  Wear low-heeled shoes with rubber soles.  Install railings or grab bars on stairways, in bathtubs, or around toilets to aid in steadiness and balance.  Place dishes and cooking items at a height that is easy to reach.Consider having a medical provider complete a medication check of the prescriptions that you take.  Some medications can cause dizziness or sleepiness.  Precautions need to be taken when on medications that cause these side effects.Lastly, add exercise into your life to prevent falls.  Performing targeted physical activity can help you maintain your independence by developing strength and range of motion.  Many balance classes, such as Walk with Ease and Tai Chi, are available at the Jackson County Senior Center to help older adults improve muscle tone and balance.All falls can’t be prevented but they can be reduced.  Further, an individual’s confidence and independence can be preserved for as long as possible by taking small steps such as those listed above.  For questions on fall prevention, call Janelle Messer, Health Education Supervisor, at 828-587-8238.last_img read more

Read More »