Basseterre, St. Kitts (SKNIS): The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis will play host on the Occasion of the 16th Conference of Governors-General and Presidents of the Caribbean Region, which takes place from Sunday 8th to Thursday 12th of April, 2018. Chair of the conference, His Excellency Sir S.W. Tapley Seaton, Governor-General of St. Kitts and Nevis, said that there will be an opening ceremony and reception at Government House on Monday 9th April with the Governors-General and Presidents. Prior to the opening ceremony and reception, the visiting delegates would have already visited Nevis and taken a tour. Other visits while in the Federation will include one to the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Center at the C.A. Paul Southwell Industrial Park and the other to the recently opened five star luxury hotel, Park Hyatt St. Kitts located at Christophe Harbour on the island’s Southeast Peninsula. The working sessions of the conference will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort where several issues will be discussed. According to Sir Tapley, some of these issues relate to the Office of Governor-General and Office of President and the experiences of the office holders; issues relating to Central Banks in the region; the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) and its accomplishments in 50 years and prospects for the future; the University of the West Indies (UWI) and a retrospective look at its 70 years in existence with predictions for the future; and the relationship of the High Commissions in London with Buckingham Palace. Dominica a land ‘brutalised’ – reflection on the fury of a… Conference of Governors-General, Presidents off to warm… CDB to discuss regional productivity, tourism industry… May 25, 2017 CDB study recommends strategies to promote regional… Sep 25, 2017 Apr 10, 2018 Apr 24, 2017 You may be interested in… Some of the countries that will be represented at the conference include Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, while some prominent persons who will attend include Former Governor-General of Saint Lucia, Dame Calliopa Pearlette Louisy, the first woman to hold that post in Saint Lucia and who held the office for 20 years; President of the CCJ, Sir Charles Michael Dennis Byron, who demits office this year; Governor General of Belize and Dean of the Governors-General of the Caribbean Region, Sir Colville Norbert Young; President of the Commonwealth of Dominica, His Excellency, the Honourable Charles Savarin; and Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Mr. Timothy Antoine. (St. Kitts and Nevis Information Service Press Release)Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Conference of Governors-General, Presidents off to warm start in St. Kitts and NevisBasseterre, St. Kitts, April 10, 2018 (SKNIS): His Excellency Sir S. W. Tapley Seaton, Governor-General of St. Kitts-Nevis, warmly welcomed eminent Heads of State to the federation, as they assembled at Government House on Monday, 9 April for the opening ceremony of the 16th Conference of Governors-General and President of…April 10, 2018In “Antigua & Barbuda”Regional Bar Associations should promote CCJ more – St Kitts and Nevis Governor-GeneralBASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — St. Kitts and Nevis Governor-General Sir Samuel Tapley Seaton believes that Regional Bar Associations have dropped the ball on promoting the merits of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). Seaton made the remarks while participating in a discussion on the CCJ at the two-day,…April 4, 2016In “CARICOM”Former Governor-General receives knighthood from Prince HarryBasseterre, St. Kitts – (SKNIS): An investiture ceremony was held Wednesday in the State Room at Government House where former Governor General of St. Kitts and Nevis, His Excellency Sir Edmund Wickham Lawrence, formally received his knighthood. Sir Edmund Lawrence was invested with the insignia of Knight Grand Cross of…November 24, 2016In “CARICOM”Share this on WhatsApp
Thanks for checking out this week’s AMN News Minute! Let’s take a look at some of the key executive appointments taking place around the aftermarket in the past week. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit. DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business. DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.
Tunisia holds Shepherd Festival amid tight security Security forces prevent terrorist attack in Tunisia Tunisia Jazz Festival goes ahead amid tightened security TUNIS, TUNISIA – JANUARY 14: Security forces take security measures during the celebration to mark the sixth anniversary of the Jasmine Revolution, at the Avenue Habib Bourguiba in Tunis, Tunisia, 14 January 2017. (Photo by Amine Landoulsi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) FILE PHOTO: Security forces take security measures during the celebration to mark the sixth anniversary of the Jasmine Revolution, at the Avenue Habib Bourguiba in Tunis, Tunisia. (Photo by Amine Landoulsi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)At least 70,000 security agents will be deployed in different parts of Tunisia to ensure the smooth vote for the early presidential election to be held on Sunday, the country’s Interior Ministry announced on Saturday.“The members of the security apparatus will be responsible for ensuring the holding of presidential elections in 24 provinces of the country,” said the ministry in a statement.According to the statement, the security agents will be responsible for securing the voting and counting operations, guests, journalists, observers and also all the candidates in the running.Civil protection units will also be in place for any intervention or emergency.More than 7 million registered voters in Tunisia are expected to go to the polls on Sunday, to elect, for the second time since 2011, a president of the republic.Related
Governor Warner Mansion volunteer Sharon Bernath on Wednesday received the Farmington Historical Commission’s Dick Carvell Award.Historical Commission chair Laura Myers presents the Dick Carvell Award to Sharon Bernath Wednesday during the City of Farmington holiday party. (contributed photo)Presented during the City of Farmington’s holiday party at the Huron River Hunting & Fishing Club in Farmington, the award recognizes someone who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to the preservation of Farmington history. Among other community activities, Carvell was a long-time member of the Historical Commission and involved with the Governor Warner Mansion from the time it became a city-owned museum.Historical Commission chair Laura Myers said Carvell recruited Bernath, who helped bring back the monthly porch parties, started Children’s Day and oversees the flea market during Founders Festival, organizes and writes scripts for Ghost Night, and runs a moveable gift shop the Warner General Store. The retired school librarian often volunteers to give tours, especially for the many children who tour the Mansion each year.But Bernath’s “crowning achievement,” Myers said, has been her founding of the Warnerettes Parasol Drill Team: Sharon Bernath beats the bass drum, keeping time for the Warnerettes Parasol Drill team during the 2014 Greater Farmington Founders Festival parade. “One day she mentioned that it would be nice to have a parasol drill team of women dressed as suffragettes to march in the Founders day parade. Within a few weeks she enlisted a group of women and ordered hats, umbrellas, and personally made the sashes with the lettering “Votes for Women”.“That first year, a dozen well-rehearsed women stepped out in long black skirts, white blouses, and neckties to march, twirl parasols, campaign for voting rights, and support our own Fred Warner for governor. Sharon herself brings up the rear pounding out the rhythm on a big bass drum.”Within a year, Bernath had 27 women on the team. The Warnerettes now march in Northville’s Victorian parade in the fall and Farmington’s lighted Christmas parade in December, with costumed women and children carrying signs and handing out candy and a Model T Ford carrying Fred Warner himself.To learn more about the Dick Carvell Award, learn about previous winners and the Historical Commission, visit farmgov.com. Reported by admin Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Manchester High School ended St Elizabeth Technical High School’s (STETHS) five-year hold on the ISSA/GraceKennedy Headley Cup title at the STETHS Sports Complex yesterday with a five-wicket win. Manchester, who were required to chase 162 for victory, after dismissing STETHS for 196 shortly after lunch, reached the target with about 10 minutes to spare. Javardi Francis 53 not-out, top-scored for Manchester along with Andre Morgan, who provided an anchor role with 45 runs. Roberto Simpson (3-19) and Andre McCarthy (2-25) picked up most wickets for STETHS. Earlier in STETHS’ second innings, captain Zavier Burton only added one run to his overnight score, to top score with 36. Wavel Anniford (4-79) and Jaheem Bartley (3-49) were the pick of the Manchester bowlers. In the first innings, STETHS were dismissed for 187 after winning the toss and elected to bat. Lennox Simpson top-scored with 55. Andre Morgan (4-29) and Jaheen Bartley (4-62) were the main destroyers for Manchester. In reply, Manchester were all out for 214 runs, getting a lead of 28 runs. A 133-run, seventh wicket partnership between batsmen Morgan (85) and Wavel Anniford (56) rescued Manchester, who were once at 45 – 6. Andre McCarthy was the pick of the STETHS bowlers grabbing five for 29. Coach of Manchester, Barry Barnes, was thrilled to break his alma mater’s winning spell, as he did in 2013, and credited the win to a brilliant first innings performance. “I think we won it from we were 40-odd for six and the captain (Morgan) and young Anniford batted almost the entire day yesterday to bring us across the line, getting first innings,” Barnes said. “Today we were under tremendous pressure. I think today was the hardest day of cricket because when you’re in the backyard of STETHS where we call the ‘Lion’s Den’, to beat them chasing 163, I think the youngsters have done well and I must say hats off to them, as well as the entire Manchester fraternity including the principal and chairman, who give us all the support that we needed. I just hope they will continue with this programme,” he added.
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