CARICOM Heads Meet Friday – Handover of Chairmanship to… Jul 2, 2020 Sep 18, 2020 CARICOM congratulates St. Kitts and Nevis on Independence… Tribute to Sir Everton Weekes: Climbing to the Top –… Jul 10, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply concerned about the continuing violent protests in Haiti, which have resulted in the loss of life, property, destruction of infrastructure and caused grave distress. The Community calls for calm and a cessation of the violence, appealing to all involved to engage in constructive dialogue and to respect the Constitution, the rule of law and democratic processes so that issues can be resolved in a peaceful atmosphere and allow for the return to a state of normalcy. Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Statement by the Chairman of the Caribbean Community… You may be interested in… CARICOM Statement on HaitiThe Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply concerned at the violent protest in Haiti, a Member State of the Community. The Chairman of CARICOM, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, speaking on behalf of the Community, stated: “The Community deplores the loss of life, property and the damage to infrastructure and calls…July 8, 2018In “CARICOM”UNGA – President Jovenel Moise of Haiti (Summary of Statement)Statement Summary: JOVENEL MOÏSE, President of Haiti, said that the General Assembly faces two underlying questions: how to optimize mechanisms for international peace and security; and how international solidarity can be translated into a more effective system. Combating poverty and promoting human rights are inexorably linked and abject poverty is a…September 27, 2018In “Haiti”CARICOM Chairman congratulates Haiti’s government, people on elections(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Rt. Hon. Freundel Stuart, QC, MP, Prime Minister of Barbados, has welcomed the holding of the first round of elections in Haiti. He said that the Community stood by its largest Member State as it conducted…August 14, 2015In “Barbados”Share this on WhatsApp
Belize PM concerned over Scotiabank sale – CARICOM… (Antigua News Room) The Antigua and Barbuda government says it has received ‘positive” feedback to a proposal that would allow it to own at least 40 per cent of the Scotiabank branch here, which is being sold as part of several branches in the Caribbean to a Trinidad and Tobago-based financial institution. Prime Minister Gaston Browne, speaking on his privately –owned radio station, said that his administration had put two options on the table with the Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) regarding the sale. “Our first position is that Antigua and Barbuda consortium comprising the government and a group of domestic banks should be given the first option to buy the Antigua Scotia branch. Antigua, Guyana raise concerns regarding sale of Scotiabank(Barbados Today) — Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments Tuesday expressed some unease at the announcement that the Canadian-based Bank of Nova Scotia had agreed to sell its operations in nine Caribbean countries to a Trinidad-based financial institution. The Antigua and Barbuda government Tuesday said it was “deeply disappointed” that the…November 28, 2018In “Antigua & Barbuda”Antigua still optimistic about sale of Scotiabank to local investorsST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda Government says it remains optimistic that an agreement could be reached regarding the sale of Scotiabank to a consortium of local stakeholders. Information Minister Melford Nicholas says while the Gaston Browne administration is maintaining its position regarding the sale of the…May 21, 2019In “Antigua & Barbuda”Impact of proposed Scotiabank sale to be assessed in accordance with Treaty – CCCThe CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) has said that any impact the proposed acquisition of Scotiabank by Republic Financial Holdings Limited will be assessed in accordance with the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas (RTC). The Commission, a CARICOM Institution that was established by Article 171 of the RTC, is mandated to promote…December 5, 2018In “Business”Share this on WhatsApp Imbert: Taxes Removed on Computers, Laptops, Tablets –… Jul 6, 2020 You may be interested in… Oct 9, 2020 LIAT to be Liquidated and New Airline Formed – PM Gaston… CARIFESTA XV in Antigua and Barbuda postponed to 2022 Sep 7, 2020 Read more at: Antigua News Room Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Jun 29, 2020
COLUMBUS, IN — Cummins Inc. has announced several changes of responsibility within its Engine Business. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement The MidRange and Heavy Duty leadership team is being divided into two distinct organizations. Dave Crompton, currently vice president – MidRange engine sales and marketing will assume responsibilities as vice president and general manager of the MidRange engine business. Ed Pence, currently vice president – automotive business will assume responsibilities as vice president and general manager of the Heavy Duty Engine Business. Crompton has been with Cummins since 1987. Prior to his current position, he served as vice president – industrial markets in the MidRange Engine Business. He has a varied field of experience in planning, off-highway business, marine and the Chrysler business. Pence joined Cummins in 1981. He has extensive automotive and off-highway experience, has lived and worked outside the U.S. and participated as a key member of the heavy duty business team. In addition, Sean Milloy has been named chief technical officer for the engine business. In this position, he will drive Cummins approach to innovative application of technology. He will continue in his leadership role in MidRange Engineering. Milloy, who joined Cummins in 1981, has continuously expanded his responsibilities in engineering and has extensive experience with the company’s joint venture partners and global technical centers. For more information about Cummins, go to: www.cummins.com. _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.
CARSON, CA — U.S. Auto Parts, an Internet-direct marketer of automotive aftermarket collision replacement parts and accessories, announced the hiring of Barry Emerson as its new vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer. With more than 20 years of experience in finance management, Emerson will manage its financial affairs along with supporting the strategic planning, future business development and growth. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement“I am very excited to be working with the U.S. Auto Parts team and look forward to helping lay the ground work necessary for the company to meet its future growth plans,” Emerson said. “I will work with the executive team to further develop the company’s long-term strategic plan, focusing on profitable growth, enhancement of the internal control environment, and establishing a sound financial infrastructure.” The management at U.S. Auto Parts is very confident in Barry’s financial direction,” stated Sol Khazani, founder of U.S. Auto Parts. “He will be a great asset to the team and we are happy to have him on board.” From 1999 to his current role at U.S. Auto Parts, Emerson was the CFO of Elite Information Group, a fast growing $100 million software developer. Elite’s annual revenue growth averaged nearly 20 percent during his tenure. Prior to Elite he was vice president and corporate controller at Wyle Electronics for 15 years. Wyle was a $1.7 billion public electronics distribution company with international operations. Emerson is a Certified Public Accountant with an MBA in Finance from UCLA. He earned his Bachelors degree in Accounting from California State University, Long Beach. His public accounting experience was gained while working for Arthur Andersen LLP. Advertisement_______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.
At left: I-CAR Supervisor of Marketing Communications Brandon Eckenrode pictured (center) with past NABC President Guy Bargnes (left) and past PRIDE Chair Janet Chaney (right). Eckenrode was a National Auto Body Council (NABC) 2006 PRIDE award recipient for his community service work as a member of the collision industry. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – I-CAR employee Brandon Eckenrode has been promoted from senior marketing communications specialist to supervisor of marketing communications. In this new role, Eckenrode will largely be responsible for and will oversee advertising, media relations and the marketing of all I-CAR training deliveries – live, online and qualification tests including Mobile Qualification Tests. He will also continue to lead the marketing efforts of the I-CAR International Annual Meeting and the I-CAR presence at NACE. “Brandon takes a challenge head on and always finds a way to succeed,” said Tom McGee, I-CAR president and CEO. “While I-CAR was experiencing a downturn in student units, Brandon jumped at the chance to lead the effort to turn our numbers around. Not only has he used creative approaches in promoting I-CAR training and Qualification Tests, he is able to inspire others while leading new initiatives.” Eckenrode will report to the Director of Marketing Joyce Kasmer, while Jolinda Ottum, marketing communications specialist, will report to Eckenrode. Eckenrode is a graduate of Western Illinois University in Macomb, IL, and has been employed by I-CAR since January 2002.
Scenes from the 2019 Pet Palooza held June 11-13 at the Christian Church of Los Alamos at 92 East Road. The event featured farm animals, wild animals and pets. Some of the activities for the children included animal education, games, roping practice, horse rides, face painting, Bible stories, pinewood derby animal races and a green screen photo booth. Animal guests included horses, chickens, honey bees, an owl, kestrel, hawk, rabbit, geese, snakes and a pony. Photo by Daren SavageScene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage Scene from Pet Palooza at the Christian Church. Photo by Daren Savage
The National Weather Service forecasts today’s high in Los Alamos near 53 with sunny skies and tonight’s low around 29. Courtesy/NWS
LAHS Girls Topper Volleyball finished the season Saturday night with a 9-0 record and a 3-2 victory in the District Tournament Championship. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com SPORTS News:Los Alamos completed a clean sweep of District opponents and finished the season with a 9-0 record and a 3-2 victory in the District Tournament Championship game played Saturday night in Griffith Gymnasium.The Toppers kept things interesting dropping the first two sets before taking control in the last three. The first two sets were plagued with 9 hitting errors, 4 serving errors and 17 serve / receive errors. Once the Toppers shored this up they set sail for a dominating three sets.Natalie Gallegos wrecked the Pintos with 37 kills followed by Nadia Gallegos with 8 kills. Edkin, Gonzales and Schmierer combined for 14 kills. The Bigs combined for 23 Solo Blocks for Kills led by Natalie Gallegos with 10. Gracie Swensen led the way from the service line with 3 Aces and 14 points off serve.The Toppers mitigated service errors with 7 in 5 sets. Swensen and Maestas settled in for the last 3 sets and delivered spot on passing to Olivas. Olivas extended the Toppers leads with 4 (3 point runs) and 17 points on serve to help seal the last three sets. Next up is State!The Toppers were awarded the number 4 seed in the State Tournament and will play the Pojoaque Elkettes in the opening round at 9:45 a.m. Thursday on court 4 played at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.
Thirty-one musicians in four student-combos from the Los Alamos Jazz Project will perform 7-9 p.m. today at Pig+Fig in White Rock on Sherwood Blvd. Everyone is invited so bring the family to Pig+Fig and enjoy a fantastic dinner and incredible desserts all while listening to jazz performed by talented young musicians. Courtesy photo
“Spaceport America is providing testing support for a variety of commercial and government clients,” Dan Hicks, Spaceport America CEO said. “With our excellent staff, near perfect climate and restricted airspace, we are a leader in providing service for the space industry.” SPACEPORT AMERICA News: “Spaceport America provided the perfect location and support staff for us to test the E2 rocket engine,” ABL CFO Dan Piemont explained. “Our team did a great job rapidly activating our deployable test site, and we are happy with how E2 performed. This campaign was an important step toward bringing the RS1 launch vehicle to market.” Spaceport America is the first purpose-built commercial spaceport in the world. The FAA-licensed launch complex, situated on 18,000 acres adjacent to the U.S. Army White Sands Missile Range in southern New Mexico, has a rocket friendly environment of 6,000 square miles of restricted airspace, low population density, a 12,000-foot spaceway, and 340 days of sunshine and low humidity. ABOUT ABL SPACE SYSTEMS ABOUT SPACEPORT AMERICA When operational, RS1 will fill an important role in the global launch vehicle market, providing bulk deployment of cubesats, deployment of three to six larger, more capable satellites, or dedicated launch of single satellites with aggressive mission requirements. ABL Space Systems, a company founded by former SpaceX engineers, recently completed a successful test campaign of its E2 rocket engine at Spaceport America. ABL Space Systems was founded by former SpaceX engineering leaders in 2017 to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. ABL is headquartered in El Segundo, California, where it has 60,000 square feet of facilities for research, development, and production. ABL is a team of over 40 world-class aerospace engineers with experience at SpaceX, Virgin Orbit, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Pratt + Whitney, and elsewhere. ABL is a privately-owned corporation backed by a premier group of private equity investors. To learn more, visit ablspacesystems.com