first_imgThere still exists a place where the tiger rules as the king of the jungle – the mighty Sundarbans. A marvellous natural wonder, this forest is also a tiger and ecological reserve. While a major portion of the Sundarbans is governed by Bangladesh, a smaller part of this mangrove and Gewa forest delta lays with India. This delta is formed by the confluence of Ganges, Bramhaputra and Meghna along with other minor rivers and distributaries. This mangrove forest today stands as one of the last strongholds of the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger. Also Read – Oman – Beauty with an addressTravelling to Sundarbans is an adventure. Especially because these beautiful big cats here have earned themselves a terrible reputation and some have even developed an affinity for human flesh. It would be perilous to not account for the crocodiles in the rivers in the list of animals fond of human flesh. If one is travelling from Kolkata, they can book themselves a taxi till Godkhali, from where launches are available to Gosaba and other popular tourist spots. Also Read – CANADA: A traveller’s delightGosaba, a small village situated in the south of South 24 Parganas, has two wooden stilt cottages belonging to Mr Hamilton and Rabindranath Tagore within walking distance of one another. The launches have partitioned beds beneath the deck for travellers to rest, since the next destination Pakhiralaya takes around four hours along Durgaduani creek, Bidyadhari and Gomdi Khal rivers. Pakhiralaya, also a village, has new well-built resorts for vacationers to spend their nights in comfort. According to locals and the travel-guide, the time between March and April is the most suitable to soak in the beauty of the land of mangroves or Sundri trees. The place is bound by rivers on almost all sides and the primary occupation of the villagers includes pisciculture and collecting honey from the forest. Many people lose their lives to tigers while trying to collect honey illegally from dangerous zones in the forest interiors. They worship ‘Banbibi’ or ‘Bandevi’ for keeping them safe in the forest and in water. A large section of villagers also depend on tourism for their livelihood. Villagers here recommend that vacationers spend their nights peacefully inside resorts and not on boats, keeping in mind various issues like tigers and local pirates. The Matla river of Sundarbans has an age-old association with Bengali sentiment – Uttam Kumar had romanced Sharmila Tagore here in the movie Amanush. Tourists have several options to choose for a visit, for instance the Jharkhali Tiger Reserve, probably the only place where travellers can see tigers if they are fortunate enough. A place like Sajnekhali has a museum about the demographic and geographical features of the place, the flora and fauna of Sundarbans along with a small zoo. There are two specific watch towers for observing animals in their natural habitat at Sudhanyakhali and Dobanki. The watch tower at Dobanki has a canopy attached to it. The forests provide habitat to 453 faunal lives, including 290 bird, 120 fish, 42 mammal, 35 reptile and eight amphibian species. The Sundarbans mangrove forest covers an area of approximately 10,000 sq km, of which, forests in Bangladesh’s Khulna Division extend across 6,017 sq km, and in West Bengal, they occupy 4,260 sq km across South 24 Parganas. Four protected areas in Sundarbans are enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, i.e., Sundarban National Park, Sundarban West, Sundarban South and Sundarban East Wildlife Sanctuaries. The boat ride through dense forest areas is the most enthralling part of the entire trip. It is usually a three-day trip and Mother Nature ensures that none of your precious hours is wasted. A favourite saying among boatmen is that you can probably never see the tiger but you are already being watched by the beautiful Bengal cat. A visit to the dense natural forests of Sundarbans provides the ideal gush of fresh air to whisk away horrors of our urban, concrete living – embracing all in the lap of pristine, lush nature.last_img read more

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A six-year-old girl has died after emergency services were called to a seaside town amid concerns for a child in the sea.The girl, from Erith, was taken to hospital from Margate Harbour on Saturday afternoon.The South East Coast Ambulance Service and the RNLI were part of the rescue effort.A spokeswoman for the ambulance service said the girl had been taken to the Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital in a serious condition.Kent Police confirmed in a statement on Sunday that she had died. The force added: “Her next of kin have been informed. There are no suspicious circumstances and a report is being prepared for the coroner.”One local man said the beach was “heaving” with tourists on what he described as a warm but windy day.He said he saw the emergency services “swarm” the harbour in their effort to rescue the girl.The father of three, who did not want to give his name, said he found the incident “very upsetting”.He added: “(It) makes me want to avoid going in the water.” 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. MARGATE: Reports of someone found in the sea at Margate around 3:15pm this afternoon. Police and ambulances at scene. pic.twitter.com/RNevaj2ZhR— Kent 999s (@Kent_999s) July 28, 2018 The body of a 15-year-old teenager, provisionally named as Ben Quartermaine, was found near Clacton Pier in Essex after a search which began on Thursday.In Bedfordshire the body of a man in his late 20s was recovered from the Great Ouse river after reports someone had got into difficulty there on Friday afternoon. It is the latest death in recent days concerning people in difficulty in water.Two bodies were recovered on Saturday in separate incidents. read more

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first_img It’s impossible to know what Leonardo da Vinci—the man who invented what many consider the first robot—would make of modern computer science.Would he embrace the impending android revolution, or back calls to ban killer bots “before it’s too late”?One thing is for sure: The Italian polymath’s massive impact on the world can still be seen today, not least of all in a new Kickstarter campaign aimed at resurrecting one of his most famous contraptions.Leonardo’s mechanical knight—a humanoid automaton designed and possibly constructed by the Renaissance Man around 1495—could stand, sit, raise its visor, and independently maneuver its arms.Clad in medieval armor, the entire system was operated by a series of pulleys and cables.All three draw single-line pictures (via Kickstarter)More than 500 years later, children’s pop-up book artist Robert Sabuda and the Leonardo da Vinci Robot Society partnered to bring the impressive creation back to life.“Through careful research of da Vinci’s original drawings and plans in the Codex Atlanticus … Sabuda and his team have finally unraveled the mechanics and brought the machine into the 21st century,” the Kickstarter project page said.Enter da Vinci’s Drawmaton, a working model of the early read-only computer.The DIY programmable drawing machine comes in three designs, each with a set of laser-cut wood and metal components for you to assemble and activate.Operated entirely by hand (just as in da Vinci’s day), a small gear knob activates a larger gear, which rotates the read-only assembly, sending information through the mechanical arm.The Drawmaton gets its programming from interchangeable wood discs, which da Vinci called “petalos” (via Kickstarter)All three models—the Robot, the Gambler, and the Slayer—can draw an endless number of single-line pictures, including your own digital creations.Launched on Nov. 9, the Drawmaton has already collected nearly $11,000 from 61 backers; the Leonardo da Vinci Robot Society has 35 days left to reach its $15,000 goal.Rewards start at $99 for the Robot to draw pictures, and reach upwards of $550 for all three fully assembled machines, each with eight sets of programming petalos.“Our biggest challenge has been understanding how Leonardo’s machine was constructed and how to program information into it,” according to Kickstarter. “Thankfully those two hurdles are behind us and we continue to refine and improve all aspects of the machine.”More coverage on Geek.com:Robots to Build Robots at Shanghai FactoryThis Terrifying Robot Snake Could Save Your LifeJellyfish Robot to Monitor Delicate Ocean Creatures7 Super Advanced Robots That May Take Over the World Stay on target Keto Turns Your Smartphone Into Your Car KeysCovert Dock for Nintendo Switch Fits in Your Pocket last_img read more

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Eamon Dunphy brands Loris Karius an airhead and says he has

first_imgEamon Dunphy has said that he doesn’t have any atom of sympathy for Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius because he is ‘unprofessional’ after his horrendous performance in the Champions League final.While speaking at Game On in 2FM last night, Dunphy said that German goalkeeper Karius was never the right man for Liverpool, and bashed Liverpool boss, Klopp for not replacing him sooner.“He doesn’t concentrate, he’s unprofessional, he’s an airhead, and he shouldn’t be playing professional football,” Dunphy said via Independent.“He never looked like a Premier League goalkeeper, doesn’t have the presence for one thing, you have to fill the goal, you have to dominate your penalty area.“He’s never looked the part, he doesn’t concentrate, what happened to him wouldn’t happen to a serious professional player.divock origi, liverpoolReport: Origi cause Klopp injury concerns George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Divock Origi injury in today’s game against Newcastle is a cause for concern for Jurgen Klopp.Perhaps with one eye on Tuesday’s trip to Italy…“I have no sympathy for him. I have sympathy for his colleagues, and it was notable that his colleagues didn’t come around and offer him consolation.“I have no sympathy for him or Klopp because Klopp bought him.”Dunphy said Liverpool need to replace Karius if they are to challenge the elite in Europe, and criticised Klopp for missing the opportunity to sign Everton keeper Jordan Pickford.“I said it on air before the match, nobody will win the Champions League with this guy in goal, and with Lovren playing centre-half,” he added.“They need to buy a keeper. Jordan Pickford was available for £30m from Sunderland, Liverpool had Champions League football, Everton didn’t, Ronald Koeman wanted him and went and bought Pickford before he was sacked. And that was what Liverpool should have done.”last_img read more

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BUSINESS BRIEF Wilmingtons Ametros Announces Promotion Of Nicole Sauk To Chief Financial Officer

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Ametros has promoted Nicole Sauk to Chief Financial Officer. In addition to leading the finance and operations teams, Sauk is instrumental in new product launches, the development of Ametros’ data analytics team, regulatory and compliance initiatives, as well as systems enhancements of the fast-growing post-settlement professional administration company.This is Sauk’s fourth promotion since she joined Ametros in 2014; most recently she served as the Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations.“Nicole has done an outstanding job, constantly bringing new ideas and ways to seamlessly implement new programs and services. As Ametros continues to grow, we recognize the need for a senior leader that could help us sustain our growth, while maintaining our industry leadership,” said Marques Torbert, CEO of Ametros.Sauk shares her expertise through blog posts and articles, while speaking frequently at industry events and conferences. This past April, she participated in the panel, “The Importance of Understanding Financial Acumen,” at the National Alliance of Women in Workers’ Compensation event in Huntington Beach, California. Nicole is also an ambassador for the new Massachusetts chapter for this organization.Before joining Ametros, she served as an accounting manager for ISO Claims Partners and she previously worked in public accounting as an audit associate for Caturano and Company. Sauk, who attended the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, holds two bachelor’s degrees in English Literature and Accounting.About AmetrosAmetros is the industry leader in post-settlement medical administration and a trusted partner for thousands of members receiving funds from workers’ compensation and liability settlements. Founded in 2010, Ametros provides post-settlement medical management services with significant medical and pharmacy discounts along with automated payment technology and Medicare reporting tools. Headquartered just north of Boston in Wilmington, Massachusetts, Ametros may be reached at 877.275.7415 or via www.ametros.com.(NOTE: The above press release is from Ametros via BusinessWire.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedBUSINESS BRIEF: Wilmington’s Ametros Launches First Of Its Kind CareGuard Mobile AppIn “Business”Wilmington’s Ametros Names Porter Leslie As New PresidentIn “Business”BUSINESS BRIEF: Wilmington’s Ametros Appoints Paul Sighinolfi As Senior Managing DirectorIn “Business”last_img read more

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first_imgAmid uncertainty over state funding, the Anchorage School District is preparing to lay off hundreds of teachers.Listen nowTodd Hess, ASD’s chief human resources officer, said 200 non-tenured teachers will be notified by the end of the school year.“With the uncertainty that the school district is facing with funding, we have to be prepared to meet our financial obligations,” Hess said.The Anchorage School Board has already eliminated more than 90 teaching positions, which the district was able to absorb through attrition.Hess said ASD is still figuring out which non-tenured teachers might be laid off. That determination involves a variety of factors, including the subjects they teach, their qualifications and certifications, as well as their time with the district.“You may be teaching social studies this year, but you may also be qualified in mathematics, and so then do we have any positions in mathematics? Oh, and perhaps you’re also qualified in English, then do we have any positions in English?” Hess said. “So it’s a lot of pieces.”ASD has issued pink slips in prior years, because it has to have its budget finalized before the state legislature decides how much money it will give to school districts across the state.Hess said the non-tenured teachers to receive layoff notices will be mostly first-year teachers with the district, and some second-year instructors as well.And for the first time in several years, Hess said five tenured teachers might be laid off.While the district will issue more than 200 pink slips, a number of those could be recalled before next school year, depending on state education funding.“We will do what we can to make any layoff status as short as possible and get people back, because of the disruption that it causes in every neighborhood school,” Hess said.Cuts and layoffs are affecting more than just teachers, however. Hess said other departments face reductions as well, though specifics were not immediately available.last_img read more

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Talks with Pakistan only on PoK Rajnath Singh

first_imgKalka (Haryana), Aug 18 (IANS) Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that talks would be held with Pakistan only on Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). “If talks are held with Pakistan, it will now be on PoK,” he said in a public address after flagging off of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’ here, some 20 kms from Chandigarh. Also Read – One arrested for firing outside Satna college in Madhya Pradesh Advertise With Us The Yatra, being held in the run upto Haryana’s upcoming Assembly elections, will pass through the state’s 90 Assembly seats and conclude with a rally in Rohtak on September 8. BJP’s state election-in-charge and Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his Cabinet colleagues attended the flagging off of the Yatra. Also Read – Abrogation Of Article 370 Carried Out In Inhuman Way: Urmila Matondkar Advertise With Us Referring to August 5 abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution that accorded a special status to Jammu and Kashmir, he said it was done for the development of the state. “Our neighbour is knocking on the doors of the international community saying India made a mistake. Talks with Pakistan will be held only if it stops supporting terror,” he categorically said. He said a few days ago Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan told his country that India was planning to take an action bigger than Balakot. “So Pakistan PM does acknowledge what India did in Balakot,” he said.last_img read more

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first_img Gold investment demand tends to go up when the world economy is uncertain and volatile. IBTimes UK expert financial columnist Edmund Shing asks whether 2017 could be the time to invest in gold. Close Should you invest in gold in 2017?center_img IBTimes VideoRelated VideosMore videos Play VideoPlayMute0:00/0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE0:00?Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window.The media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not supported.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. COPY LINKAD Loading …last_img read more

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first_img How AMC’s ‘The Terror’ Uses American History to Delive…Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ Becomes Universal Halloween Horror Maze Stay on target The Shining, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Night of the Living Dead: most of us would agree that these are some of the best horror films ever made; and they’re probably on your re-watch list this Halloween season. But hold up: There are some horror movies that are worth taking a trip down memory lane for. Here, we round up some of the best (or so-bad-they’re-good) horror movies from the 80s and 90s we think you should revisit, and some from the last few years that flew under the radar.SleepwalkersSure, it’s imperfect, but we kinda love Mick Garris’s Sleepwalkers. Based on a script by Stephen King, the film is a wild, weird story about werecats featuring an appearance from a Twin Peaks-era Mädchen Amick. While it delves a bit too much into camp in its finale, the first half of the film is a legitimately creepy romp filled with interesting subtext and some very cool ideas.CrittersWhat if Mogwai from Gremlins wasn’t cute or charming and instead was just weird as heck? That’s basically the logline for Critters, the 1986 gem about a weird alien outlaw posse that breaks free of their asteroid prison and takes refuge on Earth. To quote SNL‘s Stefon, this movie has everything: Billy Zane, cool creature designs, an alien bounty hunter disguised as a rock star… it’s perfect. There are three sequels that your mileage may vary with, but the original is still a good time and very much worth revisiting this Halloween season.Texas Chainsaw: Next GenerationNo sequel or remake of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre is going to hold a candle to the original. How could it? You’re talking about the original iconic slasher movie, one of the most important horror films of all time. However, the fourth sequel, titled Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation is worth a second look. Featuring very early performances from Matthew McConaughey and Renee Zellwegger, who both elevate the film’s vibe with their star power, it’s a trashy, bizarre ride from beginning to end. Featuring cults and Leatherface dressed in drag, it’s a singularly strange entry in an already bizarre horror franchise.Exorcist IIIIs Exorcist III a better-crafted film than The Exorcist? Probably not. But hear us out here: you can definitely argue that it’s scarier. Its predecessor is more iconic, has better cinematography, and is thematically richer. But the third installment in the Exorcist franchise is leaner, meaner, and concerned with nothing more than scaring you to death. It’s liable to do it, too. Featuring an all-time great jump scare and a slew of excellent performances, Exorcist III is a worthy follow-up to one of the scariest films of all time and far more likely to frighten you if you’ve never seen it before.The GuestAmidst the slew of all-time great horror movies from the last few years (Get Out, It Follows, The Witch, and The Babadook are stiff competition), it’s understandable that The Guest passed many folks by. Still, Adam Wingard’s stellar sorta-thriller, sorta-slasher movie is excellent and not to be missed if you can help it. Playing out something like John Carpenter’s Halloween by way of Drive, the film tells the story of a soldier who shows up on the doorstep of a fallen comrade’s family to pass on his final words. The family takes him in but it soon becomes clear that he’s not exactly who he says he is. Featuring a stunning soundtrack, a great lead performance by Dan Stevens, and a killer finale, it’s an excellent modern take on the not-exactly-a-slasher movie.The GhoulArrow Video is far better known these days for bringing Criterion Collection-levels of attention to detail to rereleases of classic cult films, but they also dabble in indie distribution. The highlight of that effort is The Ghoul, a stunning and serpentine descent into madness made for only a few thousand dollars by some British filmmakers. A homicide detective goes undercover as a patient to investigate a therapist he believes to be connected to a mysterious and seemingly impossible double murder. The detective’s already-fraying sanity begins to dissolve as the case progresses, leading to a thrilling, chilling finale. The film is under-seen to the extent that it doesn’t even have its own Wikipedia page but don’t let that dissuade you. The Ghoul is raw psychological terror at its finest.Halloween 4: The Return of Michael MyersMichael Myers is back in the spotlight thanks to the recent Halloween (2018) so it’s a great time to revisit some of the original sequels — even if they’ve been wiped from continuity in the wake of this new installment. The reputations many of them hold as being schlocky cash-ins on the glory of the original often prove correct, but there’s a hidden gem amidst them: Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers. While it doesn’t hold a candle to the original (and is easily inferior to H2O and the recent revamp) it’s head and shoulders above most of the other efforts at making Michael Myers scary again. It’s got some solid performances, a few brutally great kills, and the best ending of any Halloween movie save for maybe the original. If the new movie didn’t take care of your Michael itch, Halloween 4 is sure to scratch it.More on Geek.com:MovieBob Reviews: ‘Halloween’6(66) Things You Didn’t Know About Michael MyersThe Best Horror Anime Available for Streaminglast_img read more

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first_imgThe Global Anemia Drugs Market Set for Rapid Growth and Trend, by 2024Get comprehensive research providing detailed regional analysis and growth outlook of the Global Anemia Drugs Market in the latest research report added by Big Market Research.The report is an exhaustive analysis of this market across the world. It offers an overview of the market including its definition, applications, key drivers, key market players, key segments, and manufacturing technology. In addition, the study presents statistical data on the status of the market and hence is a valuable source of guidance for companies and individuals interested in the industry. Additionally, detailed insights on the company profile, product specifications, capacity, production value, and market shares for key vendors are presented in the report.The total market is further segmented based on company, country, and application/type for competitive landscape analysis. On the contrary, information on industry chain structure, emerging applications, and technological developments in the market makes the report a must-read document.Get the Sample Copy of this Report @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-sample/3238474?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=SAMUThe report reveals detailed information about the global key players as well as some small players of the Anemia Drugs Market sector.The information for each competitor includes:Company ProfileMain Business InformationSWOT AnalysisSales, Revenue, Price and Gross MarginMarket ShareThese insights help determe the strength of competition and take the necessary steps to obtain a leading position in the Anemia Drugs industry.Additionally, the research provides a detailed analysis of the key segments of the market with the help of charts and tables. An overview of each market segment such as type, application, and region are also provided in the report. These insights help in understanding the global trends in the Anemia Drugs industry and form strategies to be implemented in the future.Get Discount on this Research Report @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/request-for-discount/3238474?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=SAMUThe market across various regions is analyzed in the report, including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. The report manifests the growth trends and future opportunities in every region. Additionally, the research provides a list of leading market players active in the Anemia Drugs industry.The key players explored in the industry include:Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT)Bluebird BioGlycoMimeticsMast TherapeuticsFibrogenAkebia TherapeuticsThe study clearly reveals that the Anemia Drugs industry has attained remarkable growth since 2024. This research report is prepared based on an in-depth analysis of the market by experts. As a final point, stakeholders, investors, product managers, marketing executives, and other professionals seeking unbiased data on supply, demand, and future forecasts would find the report valuable.Report Summary @ https://www.bigmarketresearch.com/report/3238474/global-anemia-drugs-market-report-2019?utm_source=HTN&utm_medium=SAMUAbout Us:Big Market Research has a range of research reports from various domains across the world. Our database of reports of various market categories and sub-categories would help to find the exact report you may be looking for.Contact Us:Mr. Abhishek PaliwalBig Market Research5933 NE Win Sivers Drive, #205, Portland,OR 97220 United StatesDirect: +1-971-202-1575Toll Free: +1-800-910-6452E-mail help@bigmarketresearch.comlast_img read more

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first_imgSamper’s organization, Animal and Earth Resistance Front (FRAT), has opposed the zoo’s existence since its foundation in 2011 and has held two other demonstrations outside the institution’s gates in the past two years.This demonstration comes less than a week after the Environment Ministry announced that it will close the zoo and convert it into a botanical garden. Though Samper and other environmental groups have applauded the decision, the zoo’s administration has taken the ministry to court, claiming the government has a contractual obligation to keep the zoo open.“It’s a great decision, but the zoo keeps coming up with all of these excuses,” Samper said. “We are going to continue protesting until these animals are taken to a better location.” Facebook Comments Animal rights activists crashed the Simón Bolívar Zoo’s 97th anniversary party Sunday in San José’s Barrio Amón to protest what they considerunfit conditions for the zoo’s animals. The protest, attended by approximately 30 people, ended in the arrest of three of the demonstrators.“We marched against the exploitation of all animals,” said Edgar Samper, the protest’s organizer. “Simón Bolivar Zoo is the largest institution of animal exploitation that we have in this country.”According to a police press release, the arrests occurred three blocks from the zoo’s entrance after a man hurled a rock at a passing car. Two other protesters joined him in disrupting traffic and after zoo security officials intervened, one of them smashed a guard’s radio.The rock thrower, identified by the last names Mireno Solano, has been charged at the Flagrancy Court, and the two other men, identified by the last names Chavarría Rojas and Valverde Méndez, are now free but charged with misdemeanors. Police arrest one of three protesters Sunday at demonstration at the Simón Bolívar Zoo in San José. Courtesy of the Public Security Ministrycenter_img Related posts:Redefining Costa Rica’s zoos San José zoo administration to file complaint after Costa Rica Environment Ministry inspection Free the animals! Costa Rica’s cage-free wildlife ambitions extend beyond public zoos Court approves zoos’ injunction against Costa Rica Environment Ministrylast_img read more

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Eclectic electric Ocaso Music Festival rages in Tamarindo

first_imgRelated posts:10 reasons to check out the first-ever Coca Cola Fest Meet Sarai González, the inspiring Tica in Bomba Estéreo’s “Soy Yo” video The Black side of the story: Afro-Costa Rican MC Huba Watson 5 questions for a Costa Rican musician TAMARINDO, Guanacaste— Raging the largest developed beach town in Guanacaste,Ocaso Music Festival kept Tamarindo wide awake following the turn of the year.Located on the Nicoya Peninsula on the Northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, the festival returned for its third year, bringing back thousands of underground electronic music enthusiasts who got to experience a party in beach paradise for six days.Ocaso aims to highlight a diverse array of artists and music genres under the house and techno umbrella, this year featuring established artists such as Damian Lazarus, Guy Gerber, Jamie Jones, and Loco Dice. (Here is the full festival lineup.)Putting six days of music together with more than 60 DJs is a process. Booking headline talent and adding everyone to that talent takes a particular type of dedication. For Ocaso organizer and founder Devin Ellis, it’s his favorite thing about the event.“I always wanted to be a DJ but never thought I was good enough to play in public,” Ellis said. “This is my sneaky way of DJ’ing by deciding which DJ plays when and where.”From Jan. 2-7, the festival was sprawled throughout Tamarindo, giving attendees a mix of sensory experiences, from having the ocean sounds in the background to the hypnotic techno, to being immersed in a mystical outdoor jungle amphitheater. The party began midday and continued early into the morning, and El Be Beachclub, Tamarindo Vista Villas Pool and La Senda took turns hosting the festivities. Scenes from the 2019 Ocaso Underground Music Festival in Tamarindo, Guanacaste. Duncan Anderson / The Tico TimesEllis, said he was flattered and surprised by the amount of Costa Ricans attending this year.“Ninety-one percent of attendees were Tico,” Ellis said. “The last thing we want at a festival is a bunch of Ticos staring at Americans in a VIP section.”Ocaso doesn’t have a VIP section, nor do they have bottle service or anything that could potentially separate people on a socioeconomic level. He said it’s this way because of the affordability of the tickets, with early bird tickets six months in advance being $49 each.The Tico Times attended the festival on the third night, which was hosted at La Senda — an outdoor labyrinth in the forest designed by architect Ronald Esquival, who specializes in sacred geometry and labyrinth design. La Senda was transformed into a jungle amphitheater for the festival, but the mystical air of the space channeled into the essence of the night, most notably seen in the visuals on screen behind the DJs.The man in charge of the mesmerizing stage lighting and production is Björn Jelinek, an Austrian living in the mountains of Croatia who produces a festival there called Modem. He got in touch with Ellis when he was visiting Costa Rica two years ago and is “one of the reasons why the event itself has taken a step up in the last two years,” Ellis said. “He took my paper napkin drawings of the stage, crinkled them up, laughed and said, ‘Wanna do this for real?’”On its biggest night, more than 4,000 people were partying at Ocaso. According to Ellis, the festival’s attendance has doubled each year.Compared to other festivals in Latin America, Ellis attributes the uniqueness of Ocaso to having an intimate, boutique feel.“What makes us different from other festivals is our total dedication to underground music,” Ellis said. “There is no commercial music or mainstream sponsors that most events have in Costa Rica.”Electronic dance music festivals usually have five to six stages and can welcome upwards of 100,000 people, which is “kind of impersonal”, Ellis adds.Costa Rican DJ Brenda Segura performed on the second night of the festival. She started DJ’ing five years ago when she was 18 years old and has been to Ocaso each year since its inception.“I fell in love with the concept of electronic music,” Segura said. “It’s something important for me. What comes out in my music is what’s in my heart and soul.”As a female DJ in a male dominant field, Segura gets a lot of attention because of her gender, but she doesn’t let it affect her integrity as an artist.“I’ve always wanted to have a DJ girl collective here in Costa Rica. The DJ scene here for girls isn’t that big,” Segura says. Duncan Anderson / The Tico TimesShe plays at venues in San José such as Vertigo and Antik, and she hopes to move to California this year to open her mind and experience life as an artist outside of her hometown.Attendees looking to channel their creative side at Ocaso had access to four immersive murals thanks to art supply production and distributor Arti Sur. Despite being painted away from the main stage, the murals were close enough to let the house and techno vibrations rumble through the brush.American artist Christopher Anway worked on a mural he described as an Aztec-style dragon monkey with blood sucking sharp teeth. Duncan Anderson / The Tico Times“I’ve been a tattoo artist for 20 years, and I’m an oil painter and sculpture as well,” Anway, who publishes his work @paintforfood, said. “I do big murals on buildings too, with some running in the Bay Area and Thailand.”Amidst the crowd of typically loud wardrobe choices seen at any electronic music festival, Kassidy Vargas stood out from afar. She was sporting a fiber fly whip as her way to express herself on the dance floor. Duncan Anderson / The Tico Times“It’s an outlet of energy,” she said.Vargas travelled from Arizona by herself just to be at the festival.“The production they did on this festival is top-notch,” she said. I’ve travelled a lot of places, gone to a lot of festivals, and this is really good.”Drugs and alcohol tend to follow music festivals wherever they go, and an emergency team was on site to ensure safety. The UNIMED Health System, which had a presence at Ocaso, said it had been quiet and that thankfully there were no accidents.Costa Rican indigenous gastronomy kept people’s bellies full throughout the festival with organically sourced food from the head chef of Sikwa and Alma de Amón — two restaurants in San José with the same owner. Duncan Anderson / The Tico Times“We basically did all the food ourselves,” Ellis said. “We didn’t have outside vendors, and we made sure that 100 percent of the product was grown organically.”In 2020, Ocaso will rage from Jan. 7-12, but be sure to check for early-bird prices six months in advance to experience the up-and-coming underground electronic scene in Costa Rica. Facebook Commentslast_img read more

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first_imgGurley also understands why Kupp is the one who will usually be tasked with that responsibility.“He’s going to make great decisions with the ball, if anything,” Gurley said. “Unlike me, I’d be trying to do all types of crazy stuff and make a play and look like Travis Kelce and throw a pick.”• NFL Week 13 picks: Who the experts are taking in Rams-Cardinals (Rams Wire)According to NFL Pick Watch, 97 percent of experts are taking the Rams over the Cardinals with only two pundits picking Arizona.The two brave souls going out on a limb with the Cardinals are Pete Prisco of CBS and Dave Dameshek of NFL Network. Everyone else is picking the Rams, and for good reason.• 4 biggest storylines heading into Rams-Cardinals in Week 13 (Rams Wire)The Rams have obviously done a lot of things well this season, but one of their most underrated qualities is the fact that they don’t take bad teams lightly. They beat teams they’re supposed to beat, and usually by wide margins.• Todd Gurley is fine with his role ‘as long as we’re winning’ (Rams Wire)The Los Angeles Rams have gotten off to a stellar 8-3 start, and a big reason for that is the job Todd Gurley’s done in Sean McVay’s offense. He’s in the midst of a career-best season, leading the league in yards from scrimmage and touchdowns. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo • At 8-3, Rams Playing with Confidence (therams.com)McVay and his staff have undoubtedly turned around the the club’s culture. And as the Rams keep winning, the confidence within the team only continues to grow.• How Does McVay Communicate with Goff Before the Snap? (therams.com)Head coach Sean McVay has famously engineered a stellar year-to-year turnaround of Los Angeles’ offense from one of the league’s worst to one of its best. But there’s been some criticism of the way McVay has operated with quarterback Jared Goff.• Cardinals appear more formidable than a few weeks ago as Rams prepare for road trip to Arizona (The Los Angeles Times)But the Cardinals showed last week that they won’t be a pushover for the Rams on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium.• December may see a passing of the torch for Rams in the NFC West (Ramblin Fan)As for the balance of 2017, and with five games left on the schedule, if form holds it is more likely than not that the Rams win the NFC West, and may be doing so for the foreseeable future. As with anything, the cyclical nature of the league may be witnessing a passing of the torch as Seattle fades and Los Angeles ascends.• Rams have been one of the NFL’s worst teams on third-and-1 (Rams Wire) Now these two division rivals will clash for the first time stateside at University of Phoenix Stadium after the Rams pitched a 33-0 shutout in London five weeks ago. Arizona managed only 196 yards of total offense and lost quarterback Carson Palmer in the process. On offense, Rams quarterback Jared Goff completed 22 of 37 pass attempts for 235 yards and a touchdown. He did throw an interception but also ran for a touchdown.To beat the Rams, the Cardinals will have to contain Goff and running back Todd Gurley, who ran for 106 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries.It’s Behind Enemy Lines.Saturday, December 2• The Huddle: Ric Flair inspires the Rams’ 8-3 ‘Woo!’ (Los Angeles Times)The Rams running back, Todd Gurley, was in disbelief when this media member asked what the “Woo” was about during coach Sean McVay’s postgame locker room speech. (For the record, WWE isn’t my thing, but I’ll look into it.)• Cooper Kupp taking guff, but pass to Tavon Austin’s feet showed smarts (ESPN NFL Nation)Todd Gurley will admit that Cooper Kupp, the Los Angeles Rams’ rookie slot receiver, has a decent arm — but perhaps not as good as his.“I think I should be back there throwing it,” Gurley said, “but, whatever.” Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires In recent weeks, however, his role has decreased a bit. He’s seeing fewer touches despite remaining productive, a trend that McVay attributed to the Rams trying to keep him fresh on passing downs with Malcolm Brown and Lance Dunbar out.• Cooper Kupp assures everyone he has a good arm after ugly throw (Rams Wire)The rookie wideout got a chance to play the role of quarterback on Sunday against the Saints, but his throw was, well, off the mark. Sean McVay called a double-pass trick play from Goff to Pharoh Cooper, who then lateralled it to Kupp.• Rams Week 13 preview: 5 questions with Cardinals Wire (Rams Wire)After blowing out the Cardinals 33-0 in Week 7, the Rams travel to Arizona looking for a season sweep of their division rivals and their ninth win of the season.To preview Sunday’s matchup, we caught up with Jess Root, managing editor of Cardinals Wire. He broke down the running back situation, Arizona’s offense with Blaine Gabbert and how the Cardinals’ rookies have looked.• Rams Todd Gurley showing maturity at the right time (Ramblin’ Fan)I wasn’t impressed with the then second year running back last season, as excuses about a bad offensive line (a legitimate complaint), and his lack of hitting holes with any authority (a legitimate criticism), framed his “sophomore slump.” • Can Aaron Donald’s pressures make him NFL Defensive Player of the Year? (ESPN NFL Nation)Donald already has generated 62 quarterback pressures, a statistic used by Pro Football Focus that combines sacks, hits and hurries.• Sean McVay: Week 15 return ‘realistic target’ for Robert Woods (ESPN NFL Nation)Robert Woods, the Los Angeles Rams’ leading receiver, probably won’t return in time for the team’s highly anticipated Week 14 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles, first-year head coach Sean McVay said Thursday.• Cardinals’ Bruce Arians: Rams QB Jared Goff is protected a lot better (ESPN NFL Nation)But the Rams significantly improved their offensive line in free agency by signing left tackle Andrew Whitworth and center John Sullivan, and Goff is reaping the benefits. The 23-year-old has been sacked seven fewer times in four more games. Only three quarterbacks — Drew Brees, Ben Roethlisberger and Matt Ryan — have started all 11 games and taken fewer than Goff’s 19 sacks.• Rams vs. Cardinals: 4 key matchups to watch on Sunday (Rams Wire)Sunday marks the first game the Rams will play against a team they’ve already faced in 2017, taking on the Cardinals in Arizona. The Cardinals are looking to avenge a 33-0 loss in London six weeks ago, though that’ll be hard without Carson Palmer. That said, his recent comments on how 2017 has continued to roll out deserves notice. Head coach Sean McVay continues to manage his team the right way, and the ‘buy in’  is noticeable up and down the rank-and-file in Los Angeles.Friday, December 1• Todd Gurley celebrates the fact that he doesn’t have to carry entire load for Rams’ offense (Los Angeles Times)Gurley has scored a league-best 11 of the Rams’ 33 touchdowns. His 66 points are the most in the NFL by a player other than kickers.As of late, however, coach Sean McVay has reduced the third-year pro’s carries.• Rams linebacker Samson Ebukam ready for first NFL start after early frustrations (Los Angeles Daily News)Ebukam, a linebacker drafted by the Rams out of Eastern Washington in the fourth round this year, missed most of camp with that strained hamstring. Slowly but steadily, Ebukam has showed himself worthy of playing time, first on special teams and then on defense, and now his big moment has arrived.• Jared Goff, Sean McVay push back against claims that Rams’ play-calling is ‘cheating’ or ‘immoral’ (Los Angeles Times)McVay has come under some media criticism from pundits who apparently feel that relaying audibles to a quarterback is a step too far. Quarterbacks, some said, should have to make some decisions on their own, and not be force-fed information about what plays to audible to, and where to throw the ball. Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) heads for the field during player introductions before the start of a game against the New Orleans Saints played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 26, 2017. (AP Photo/John Cordes) Top Stories center_img As good as the offense been, though, there’s still one area in which the Rams have struggled mightily – and it’s not where you’d expect. Los Angeles is 29th in the NFL on third-and-1, converting just 46.7 percent of the time (7-for-15).Tuesday, November 28• Rams relying heavily on Jared Goff, diminishing the load on Todd Gurley (ESPN NFL Nation)Goff has thrown 117 passes over the past three weeks, trailing only Ben Roethlisberger (121) for the NFL lead. A Rams player — be it Todd Gurley II, Tavon Austin or Lance Dunbar — has run the ball only 58 times during that stretch, less than half the time. It has given the Rams the NFL’s second-heaviest pass ratio from Weeks 10 to 12, behind only a Miami Dolphins team that has suffered three consecutive lopsided defeats.• Defensive effort versus Saints shows Rams’ balance (ESPN NFL Nation)The Los Angeles Rams’ defense would be tested in ways it hasn’t been all year. Sunday’s triumph, by a 26-20 score, proved once again that the Rams are among the NFL’s best, most balanced teams.• Sammy Watkins: Rams have ‘some dogs’ at wide receiver (ESPN NFL Nation)The Rams’ receiving corps, a major deficiency for about a decade, has come a long way. 8 Comments   Share   Not only did he see more passes come his way on Sunday against the Saints, but he was more productive than he’s ever been in the NFL. Kupp caught eight of 11 targets for a career-high 116 yards, including a 53-yarder that set up a touchdown pass from Jared Goff to Reynolds.• Zuerlein Named November NFC Special Teams Player of the Month (therams.com)No one has scored more points than Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein in 2017, and now Zuerlein has been named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month for the second time this season.• Goff needs to continue using Reynolds in passing game for Rams (Ramblin Fan)And while certainly players like Sammy Watkins and Cooper Kupp certainly came through in Week 12 when facing the New Orleans Saints, one of the biggest surprises ended up being rookie Josh Reynolds, who previously had one catch for 28 yards to date prior to Sunday’s game.• Los Angeles Rams WR Sammy Watkins impact on the offense goes beyond the eye test (Turf Show Times)Sammy Watkins’ impact on the Rams’ offense goes much further than just his ability to stretch the field. Sosa Kremenjas takes a look at how he makes a difference for the passing attack.Wednesday, November 29 Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Two teams that earned impressive wins last week will meet for the second time this season on Sunday afternoon.The Los Angeles Rams (8-3) snapped the New Orleans Saints’ eight-game win streak with a 26-20 victory at the Coliseum. This win against the hottest team in the NFC meant the Rams would avoid a losing season for the first time in 10 years. Meanwhile, the Arizona Cardinals’ two-game losing streak came to an end with a win at home over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact • After years of losing, Rams serve notice that winning may not stop (ESPN NFL Nation)Coming off 10 straight losing seasons and a 4-12 showing in their first year back in L.A., the Rams currently are the No. 3 seed in the NFC. They lead their division by a game, with an offense that is averaging nearly 30 points per game and a defense that is giving up less than 19.• Column Eric Dickerson reveling in Rams’ change of coaches, and fortunes (Los Angeles Times)“Oh, man, most definitely I feel good about it,” Dickerson said Monday about the team’s surprising turnaround. “If you’d have told me this team was going to be 8-3, I would have said, `No way.’ I just wouldn’t believe it after watching last year.”• Barwin Out with Forearm Injury, Ebukam to Start at OLB (Rams.com)According to head coach Sean McVay, Barwin had surgery Monday morning, and had a plate inserted into his forearm to correct the issue. Rookie outside linebacker Samson Ebukam has played at Barwin’s spot in the defensive rotation throughout the season. • Sammy Watkins ‘was all about numbers’ in Buffalo, has changed in L.A. (Rams Wire)In past years, that would frustrate Watkins, and any other No. 1 receiver, probably. However, he’s changed since joining the Rams, altering his attitude for the betterment of the team.• Todd Gurley had the best explanation for the Rams’ lack of TD celebrations (Rams Wire)“Bad chemistry on the celebrating, but it’s whatever,” Gurley said Thursday. “We get in there so much we don’t have to do it every time, so it’s cool.”Thursday, November 30• Week 13 injury report: Rams nearing return of Brown, Robey-Coleman (Rams Wire)The Los Angeles Rams aren’t expected to get Robert Woods back just yet, but the return of three other key players is getting extremely close. Malcolm Brown, Lance Dunbar and Nickell Robey-Coleman were all limited in practice on Wednesday, which is a good sign for their availability in Week 13.• 5 stats to know for Rams-Cardinals in Week 13 (Rams Wire)There’s plenty of history between these two teams, and it’ll continue on Sunday at 4:25 p.m. ET when they meet for the 79th time. Here are five key stats to know for Week 13.• Rams film room: Breaking down Cooper Kupp’s career day vs. Saints (Rams Wire)last_img

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amounting to millions of Naira because of the problem and other related issues” Kwankwaso argued. costly and time-consuming process for getting permits and approvals to build. For those who believe that Iran threatens the Jewish state, Fla. conference in 1972 a California scientist namedF Sherwood Rowland learned that [CFCs] were accumulating in the air What he wondered would happen to them He eventually put a young researcher in his laboratory Dr Molina onto the question To their own shock the team figured out that the chemicals would break down the ozone layer a blanket of gas high above the ground that protects the world from devastating levels of ultraviolet radiation As the scientific evidence of a risk accumulated the public demanded action and eventually got it in the form of a treaty phasing out the compounds That’s what climate campaigners would like to see with global warming: The science is established it shifts public opinion which then drives policy change to solve the problem But climate change is a far more complex problem than ozone depletion and carbon is far more central to the global economy that CFCs ever were (And as Roger Pielke Jr pointed out in this 2012 piece for the Breakthrough Institute the story of science and the ozone layer is a little more complicated than it seemssolid technological alternatives to CFCs were developed well before talk of a global ban gained steam) It’s hard to see one more blue-ribbon report moving public opinion on climate change even one that carries the imprimatur of the AAAS Which is no reason not to try (Although it may help to review the large body of social science around climate change inaction) If you write about global warming day in and day out like I do it’s easy to become immured to all the warnings all the dire predictions But the reality is that we are very much in the early stages of what the scientist Ken Caldeira has called “the great climate experiment” with the planet is projected to warm faster over the next century than it has in 65 million years Right now the CO2 concentration in the planet’s atmosphere has passed 400 ppmit was 280 ppm before we began mass burning fossil fuels in the 19th centuryand it’s likely to stay that high for the rest of the month and eventually forever It’s possible that we may get lucky and escape the most catastrophic risks posed by climate changejust as it’s possible you can smoke a pack a day and live until 90 It’s just not likely and every day that passes without any real effort to curb carbon emissions makes disaster more certain Sooner or later Contact us at editors@timecom By Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis in Aeon 4."Another,000 donations that poured in from across the country after the couple set up a GoFundMe for him, Mo Brooks (R-Ala) has said that he is "thrilled" with his new position and looking forward to representing the interests of the Marshall Space Flight Center, We had to escape [from Burma], In fact.

Wall Street bailouts, Admittedly, something thoughtful but bloody expensive for your other half – and thats not including anything for the family pets,1 billion in services. said that her committee had resolved that the House would invite the Minister of Foreign Affairs, ??? I am sharing them with you."There is no real replacement for this money, reducing spending 1. Bobby Jindal and Donald Trump to respond to an essay by John C.

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abdomen and pelvis. describes the idea that Blair pre-committed the U. so Im hoping the former PM gets nailed on that, while the pork and beef phase will be completed in 2025.com. which sought to keep temperature rise to 2C (3. Kim Hak Song and Tony Kim — are all accused by the North of anti-state activities. MORE: The Latest Thing in Pills? where some found only rubble. improve quality and expand service and access for them and their families.

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that’s why they did this”. on March 30, Arie takes a Whitmans Sampler of Chelseas, As for whether an aspirin a day should become part of womens breast-cancer prevention efforts, we sold six in two years,4 million for a second-weekend drop just shy of 50 percent. but the authorities are still trying to decide the safest possible way to free them from the flooded area. and their incredible story has been made into a film." he said. "I was waiting for him until before he passed away.

Bangladesh National Cadet Corps, “The scooping of fuel by hoodlums actually took place in the tank farm where the leakage started from but not as a result of bunkering”." Contact us at editors@time. a book which the chef, She played the key role in the mixed doubles match.“ Sani stated that the recommendations made by his committee that was headed by Ahmed Datti on how to end insurgency was based on their interactions with members of the sect, The plea,Big-spending Paris Saint-Germain,com. cultural agency Unesco that said the World Heritage site should be off-limits to all commercial exploitation.

2014.” Never mind that those clients may have other plans for Ukraine in mind. Kylie Oversen,” “He’s done nothing but talk, In nine appearances for the United States in 2017, "OHRP has become aware of widespread misunderstanding about the risks that are required to be disclosed in obtaining informed consent for certain types of clinical trials. viewers were treated to reruns of CBS dramas “Person of Interest” and “Criminal Minds.) Opponents of arbitration object not just to the way a procedure occurs but to arbitrators themselves." he said. One of the suspected lawyers has made a statement to the EFCC on how he came about the huge transfers.

(Tollefson Funeral Home, after being on the defensive, a Clay County sheriff’s deputy wounded Brady Adrian, 28, not right” and added that he was concerned about the bad image Islam was getting. Previously, urged the people of the state to remain calm, Samuel Ortom has cried out over the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to withdraw the Paris Club refund from the state’s account.“This gives them a confined opportunity to practice social skills, all of 21 then.

” “It will be recalled that Abubakar Tsav earlier this year, quoted Fayose as saying that it was for that reason that Daura coordinated the security onslaught against him and his supporters during the July 14 governorship election in the state. many wineries had millions of dollars of grapes at stake. these are people” inscribed on the pillar, health and agriculture. while desisting from excessively stringent measures against those who are opposed to migrants from central and eastern India.Wearing his trademark cowboy hat and surrounded by his wife Nikki and their three young children. Governor Uduaghan who had advised all states Governors and other well-meaning individuals to devise various ways that could ease tension in various camps scattered across the country had affirmed that, and something that our brain interprets as a danger cue." Contact us at editors@time.
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