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Necesaria solidaridad a través de fronteras

first_imgEditorial 25 de octubre de 2018Miles de trabajadoras/es refugiadas/os de Honduras y sus familias han marchado a través de Guatemala hacia México, un río de personas inundando las carreteras. Van unidas/os con la esperanza de una vida mejor en los EUA.El presidente Trump ha amenazado con llamar a los militares y cerrar la frontera sur de los EUA contra ellas/os. Cerrar una frontera suele ser el último acto que toma una nación antes de declarar la guerra.Pero EUA ya ha declarado guerra del siglo XXI contra las/os migrantes. Comenzó bajo la administración de Obama y ahora se está implementando incluso más cruel y escandalosamente bajo Trump. ¿Realmente se ha olvidado que TODAS las personas en este país, aparte de los pueblos indígenas y las/os africanos traídos por fuerza en cadenas, son inmigrantes o descendientes de inmigrantes?Durante más de un siglo, los capitalistas de EUA han estado librando una guerra económica brutal y devastadora en Honduras y otros países de América Central para obtener miles de millones de dólares en ganancias de sus tierras y mano de obra.Las/os refugiadas/os hondureños simplemente están huyendo de los golpes de pobreza, violencia y muerte que la agresión de EUA ha desatado en su país.A principios del siglo XX, corporaciones estadounidenses como la United Fruit tomaron miles de acres de tierras indígenas en América Central y explotaron el trabajo de los pueblos indígenas. Esa ocupación económica dejó un legado mortal de pobreza, enfermedades por exposición a productos químicos agrícolas, tuberculosis, crisis respiratorias, infertilidad, cáncer y muerte.Cuando los trabajadores hondureños se resistieron, como lo hicieron 40.000 en la huelga general de 1954, siempre existió la amenaza de intervención de EUA. Eso fue durante la administración de Dwight D. Eisenhower. El secretario de estado de EUA era John Foster Dulles, cuyo bufete de abogados representaba la United Fruit Co. Su hermano, Allen Dulles, era director de la CIA y miembro de la junta directiva de United Fruit.La desestabilización actual de Honduras se produjo en 2009, nuevamente bajo la protección de EUA; Manuel Zelaya, un presidente relativamente progresista, introdujo reformas económicas que aumentaron el salario mínimo en un 80 por ciento y redujeron la pobreza en un 10 por ciento. Fue rápidamente depuesto en un violento golpe.¿De dónde vino el golpe? El general hondureño Romeo Vásquez Velásquez, quien se graduó de la notoria Escuela de las Américas, el programa de entrenamiento del Ejército de los EUA mejor conocido como la Escuela de Asesinos.Una horrible ola de asesinatos siguió al golpe de 2009. Los medios de comunicación corporativos de EUA se refieren a esto como un período de “violencia”, sin explicar que la violencia provino del gobierno reaccionario establecido por los colaboradores con el imperialismo estadounidense.Muchas/os han oído hablar de Berta Cáceres, la activista ambientalista hondureña indígena asesinada allí en marzo de 2016. Pero ella es literalmente una de miles, incluyendo activistas indígenas, líderes campesinos, sindicalistas, periodistas, ambientalistas, jueces, candidatas/os políticos de la oposición, LGBTQ y defensoras/es de la mujer, activistas de derechos humanos y otras/os, que han sido asesinadas/os por escuadrones de la muerte de derecha por el pecado de exigir derechos humanos básicos, como un salario digno.Las/os funcionarios de EUA, principalmente la secretaria de Estado Hillary Clinton, influyeron para garantizar el poder de la asesina junta y evitar el regreso de Zelaya a su cargo, lo que era demandado por el pueblo hondureño en protestas masivas no violentas.Las/os hondureños continúan luchando por su país. En mayo de 2017, más de 2.000 campesinas/os tomaron más de 10 fincas pertenecientes a Tela Railroad Co., una subsidiaria de la antigua United Fruit, ahora conocida como Chiquita Brands International.Siguen luchando mientras avanzan a través de las fronteras, dirigiéndose a un EUA que les ha quitado tanto. Vienen a exigir un futuro en el que puedan sobrevivir.Es nuestra responsabilidad en los EUA luchar todo lo posible para detener las intervenciones mortales llevadas a cabo por el establecimiento corporativo que dirige este país y apoyar la autodeterminación de Honduras y de todos los demás países. Es lo que se debe hacer. Además, el brutal empobrecimiento de las/os trabajadores en otros países eventualmente significa salarios más bajos aquí.Es nuestra responsabilidad luchar para abrir la frontera sur a las/os migrantes hondureños.El imperialismo no respeta fronteras en sus intervenciones en todo el mundo. Las ganancias de las/os trabajadores y agricultores de todo el mundo han robustecido a los multimillonarios aquí, quienes luego intentan enfrentarnos a otras personas trabajadoras en otros países. Tenemos un enemigo común: los explotadores imperialistas estadounidenses.No debe haber fronteras en la lucha obrera.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Historic Preservation Commission to Mull Sending Advisory Comments to Council

first_img Business News Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Subscribe Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena’s Historic Preservation Commission will review on Tuesday, April 6, a recommendation for the City Council to provide comments to California’s State Historic Preservation Officer (SHRO), which is currently considering a nomination to have the Pasadena Avenue Historic District officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places.The recommendation was prepared by the Department of Planning and Community Development, assisted by Pasadena Heritage and other community stakeholders.According to the requirements of the National Park Service, the SHPO routinely notifies local officials and property owners about nominations to the National Register in order to allow time for public comment before the State Historical Resources Commission (SHRC) holds a public hearing on the nomination and the SHPO forwards a recommendation to the National Park Service.A report by the Planning and Community Development Department to the City Council describes the Pasadena Avenue Historic District, in the City’s Council District 6, as a “leafy residential district of single-family homes” that sits at the south-central or southwest edge of Pasadena and includes 11 resources in South Pasadena.The area is characterized by a high concentration of intact buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that represent a broad, eclectic range of architectural styles that “clearly demonstrate the evolution of residential architecture in Southern California throughout the 1885 to 1938 period of significance,” the report said.The architectural styles are influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement centered in Pasadena at the turn of the century, the report continued.A draft of the National Register of Historic Places Registration Form that will be submitted to the SHPO after approval by the City Council shows the Pasadena Avenue Historic District as organized around the north-south axis of Pasadena Avenue and includes multiple feeder streets to the east and west, comprising parts of Wigmore Drive, Hurlbut Street, Arlington Drive, West Glenarm Street, West State Street, and Columbia Street.All of Madeline Drive is included, a small cul de sac of six homes that dead-ends into Westridge School. Most of Avoca Avenue, a north-south thoroughfare between Glenarm and Columbia Streets, is also included.All properties in the historic district are described as having both front and rear yards, usually landscaped in some form. Homes frequently have a concrete driveway on one side of the house and many have free-standing garages at the rear of the property. A small number of guesthouses or carriage houses are used as secondary residences. Masonry walls of local arroyo stone line portions of Pasadena Avenue and there are street markers of arroyo stone at the east end of Wigmore Drive. The high-style mansions on Wigmore Drive have extensive landscaping and gardens, often used as privacy shields, and most have pools in their rear yards.Wigmore Drive is the only street where residences have walls or fences exclusive to the property, designed with the explicit purpose of preventing access or views of the home and yard. All other streets are easily visible and accessible from the public right of way.The draft registration form lists 141 contributing properties – meaning properties that are essential in the determination of the district’s eligibility to be listed in the National Register – and 52 properties that are non-contributing.The form also contains detailed descriptions and photographs of most of the contributing properties within the district.The Planning Department has listed a number of comments that it said has been the result of a detailed review. The City Council is to finalize these comments before they are transmitted to the SHRC for consideration during the review of the nomination.These comments are supposed to be submitted to the SHRC no later than 15 days before the state commission meets to deliberate on the nomination.According to the Planning Department, the SHRC has scheduled a virtual meeting for April 30.Tuesday’s meeting of the Pasadena Historic Preservation Commission begins at 4:30 p.m. and can be accessed by the public through https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89157289226 or by calling (669) 900-6833 and using the webinar ID 891 5728 9226.Comments may be submitted by email to [email protected] prior to the meeting day, or through www.cityofpasadena.net/planning/public-comment. Top of the News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Herbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyBollywood Star Transformations: 10 Year ChallengeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyKate Beckinsale Was Shamed For Being “Too Old” To Wear A BikiniHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? 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Literacy Week focuses on the little things in life

first_imgLimerick schools urged to get involved in STEM challenge Changes to the Student Support Scheme for people living in Direct Provision NewsEducationLiteracy Week focuses on the little things in lifeBy Guest Writer – September 15, 2014 676 Facebook TAGSDistance Learning ServiceeducationInez BaileyliteracyLiteracy WeekNALAreading Education and Training Board serves up award winning standards Previous article500 Limerick calls to senior help lineNext articleVisitor numbers soar at eagles’ viewing point Guest Writerhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Linkedin by Sarah O’Leary“SOMETIMES it’s the small things in life that can become the biggest problem.”Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up This is the theme of National Adult Literacy Week, which takes place across Ireland from September 22 to 26. There are currently 55,000 people attending literacy and numeracy courses nationwide. These courses are provided by local Education and Training Boards (ETBs – formerly known as VECs).The aim of the week is to raise awareness of the literacy issue in Ireland and inform people about all the free courses available to improve their reading, writing and mathematics skills.“The theme of our awareness week this year is ‘Sometimes it’s the little things in life that can become the biggest problem’. For example, spelling, texting, adding up a bill, using new technology at work or getting a basic qualification. During the week, we will promote how you can learn these ‘little things’ in your local ETB Adult Literacy Service so they are no longer a problem,” said Inez Bailey, director of the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA).“Sometimes people are very worried about returning to education and hide their difficulties with reading and writing from their friends and family. However, this does not have to be the case and we would encourage anyone to pick up the phone, send us a text or drop into their local ETB Adult Literacy Centre this week,” added Bailey.Adult education is generally seen as a very different experience to school and it can open many doors for people once they get started, so there’s no need to worry about attending a course. There are plenty of options for people who would like to improve their basic skills. ETB Adult Education Centres provide day and evening classes throughout the year.Alternatively, if a person would like to learn in the comfort and privacy of their own home, NALA also offers flexible home learning and teach yourself courses. Learn with a tutor over the phone through NALA’s Distance Learning Service or study online by yourself on www.writeon.ie. For more information regarding these services, contact NALA on 1800 20 20 65 or text “LEARN” to 50050. All basic education classes are free of charge. Emailcenter_img Advertisement Limerick social entrepreneurs honoured for their work in response to covid-19 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Students in Limerick colleges to benefit from more than €1.5M funding to assist with online learning Print Twitter WhatsApp Consultation process on a new action plan for apprenticeship launchedlast_img read more

Deputy Doherty plays down significance of Government not asking for second bailout

first_img Twitter News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty has played down the significance of the announcement by the Government that we are to exit the Bailout without a precautionary line of credit.It was announced yesterday evening that Ireland will not be asking for a second bailout.But Deputy Doherty, who is Sinn Feins Finance spokesman, says this is nothing but spin from the Government the government was never expected to seek a second loan in the first place.And he says, most importantly, the announcement changes nothing for the Irish people:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/pear830.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – November 15, 2013 Facebook Google+ WhatsAppcenter_img 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Previous articleDeputy Doherty says Government announcement on not needing second bailout changes nothing for peopleNext articleO’leary steps down as Harps Chairman News Highland Google+ Pinterest Pinterest Deputy Doherty plays down significance of Government not asking for second bailout NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

Nearly €1,000 taken from couple during after dinner walk in Rossnowlagh

first_img Gardai in South Donegal are hunting a gang which stole nearly €1,000 from a Tyrone couple as they walked near Rossnowlagh last night.Three men in their 20s with hoodies confronted the couple, who are from Dungannon, and in their 40s.It happened on a road just yards from the beach as the couple were walking following dinner at a holiday home they stay in regularly and which is owned by friends.Gardai said the couple weren’t physically attacked, but were shocked by the event.The couple told gardai the men confronted them threateningly, and it was clear what would happen if they didn’t hand over their money.A garda investigation is continuing. Google+ By News Highland – February 19, 2012 Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Nearly €1,000 taken from couple during after dinner walk in Rossnowlagh WhatsApp PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers center_img Previous articleWoman raped in Derry’s Shipquay StreetNext articleHijacked taxi burned out in Draperstown News Highland Newsx Adverts Pinterest Google+ Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Facebooklast_img read more

Major water supply outage in East Donegal

first_img WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 By News Highland – October 22, 2018 Facebook Major water supply outage in East Donegal Homepage BannerNews Twitter Twitter Irish Water is working to repair a burst water main in East Donegal.A major supply outage is being experienced in Killygordon, Castlefin, Ballybofey and surrounding areas.The utility says a traffic management plan will be in operation for the duration of works which due to be complete by 10pm tonight.They are advising householders in the affected areas to allow 2-3 hours after the estimated restoration time for supply to fully return. Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebookcenter_img Pinterest Google+ Previous articleMan arrested in Derry under Terrorism ActNext articleMain Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Monday October 22nd News Highland Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Google+last_img read more

Marine wanted in fatal shooting of Virginia man

first_imgMicroStockHub/iStock(HARDY, Va.) — A Marine is wanted in the murder of his mother’s boyfriend.Rodney Brown, 54, was shot and killed on Saturday just before noon at his home in Hardy, Va., about 9 miles southeast of Roanoke. The following day, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office named Michael Alexander Brown, the son of Rodney Brown’s live-in girlfriend, the suspect in his killing.Michael Alexander Brown, 22, was serving as a combat engineer for the United States Marine Corps until around Oct. 18, when he deserted his post at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. He has been seen in and around Virginia’s Franklin County in the past two weeks, according to the sheriff’s office.Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Brown for second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.It’s unknown where the suspect may be headed or where he has been staying since leaving his post. But he has been known to live in the woods and visit national parks, according to the sheriff’s office.Michael Alexander Brown “is believed to be armed with a high-powered rifle and may have access to other weapons.” Those who come in contact with him “should use extreme caution and contact law enforcement immediately,” the sheriff’s office said.The suspect has recently been driving a 2008 black Lincoln Town Car, possibly with North Carolina tags, although there are no license plates registered in his name.Anyone with information on the case or the suspect’s whereabouts is urged to contact J.P. Nolen with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 540-483-6662.Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Fewer work-related deaths despite rise in major injuries

first_img Comments are closed. Thenumber of people killed in work-related accidents in the UK fell slightly thisyear, although there were more major injuries than in 2001/02, according tolatest statistics from the Health and Safety Commission.Theannual deaths and accidents figures show that 226 people were killed in2002/03, 25 fewer than the year before.Therewere 28,426 major injuries, 415 more than in 2001/02, and 126,004 injuriescausing three or more days absence from work, 3,651 less than in 2001/02.Agriculture,construction, manufacturing and the services sectors all saw increases in therate of reported major injuries, but the extractive and utility supply sectorsfared better.Themost common cause of major injury was still slips and trips, accounting for 37per cent of the total.Beingstruck by a moving or falling object and falls from height accounted for 14 percent of the total, while being injured while handling, lifting or carryingobjects accounted for 12 per cent.Thenumber of reported injuries causing more than three days absence to staff fellby 2.8 per cent in 2002/03 to 126,004 incidents, compared with 129,655 in2001/02. Themost common causes of these types of injuries were handling, lifting andcarrying, accounting for 39 per cent of the total, and slipping and tripping(24 per cent). Almost two-thirds occurred in the services sector.HSCchairman Bill Callaghan said the figures only served to illustrate the size ofthe occupational health problems facing industry.“Progresson reducing injuries has broadly reached a plateau,” he said. “I amdisappointed that we still have not seen a step-change in health and safetyperformance.”www.hse.gov.uk/statistics Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Fewer work-related deaths despite rise in major injuriesOn 1 Jan 2004 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

Protremaster, a new Lower Jurassic genus of asteroid from Antarctica

first_imgA new and well-preserved.asteroid, Protremaster uniserialis (gen. & sp.nov.) is described from the Lower Jurassic (Sinemurian) of Antarctica. This find extends the fossil record of the family Asterinidae and the subfamily Tremasterinae considerably and lends support to the idea that asteroids underwent an important morphological diversification in the late Triassic-early Jurassic.last_img

Sempra Energy offers to take full ownership of Mexican subsidiary IEnova

first_img Sempra Energy plans to take full ownership of IEnova. (Credit: Sempra Energy) Sempra Energy has offered to take full ownership of Infraestructura Energética Nova (IEnova) by buying the remaining 29.83% stake in the Mexican energy infrastructure company in an all-stock transaction.The proposed deal values 100% of IEnova at $6.13bn, reported Reuters.IEnova is engaged in developing, constructing, and operating energy infrastructure in Mexico.The non-binding offer from the US-based energy services company implies a price of MXN82 ($4.1) per IEnova ordinary share.IEnova stated: “IEnova’s Board of Directors, with the opinion of its Corporate Practices Committee, will conduct an evaluation of the proposed tender offer in the terms and timeframe required by the Mexican Securities Law.”Sempra Energy expects to complete the exchange offer by the end of the first quarter of 2021, subject to authorisation from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mexican Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores (CNBV), and BMV (Mexican Stock Exchange).Sempra Energy chairman and CEO Jeffrey Martin said: “By focusing on the critical need for new energy infrastructure right here in North America, both Sempra LNG and IEnova have created a significant pipeline of development projects that are expected to provide differentiated growth for decades to come.“More importantly, this will provide an improved platform for innovation and potential new investments in renewables, hydrogen, energy storage and carbon sequestration.”Sempra Infrastructure Partners to hold 4GW of renewable energy projectsSempra Energy has also announced plans to create a new business platform called Sempra Infrastructure Partners.Intended to simplify and add scale to its infrastructure business across North America, the new platform will engage in the development and construction of LNG export infrastructure, natural gas infrastructure, and renewable energy generation in the region.Sempra Infrastructure Partners’ assets will include a portfolio of nearly 45 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of LNG export capacity, either in development, construction, or operation.Its natural gas infrastructure portfolio will be made up of distribution firms and some cross-border and in-country pipelines.The renewable portfolio of Sempra Infrastructure Partners will have nearly 4GW of projects in different stages in Mexico along with their associated electric transmission infrastructure.Sempra Energy has also started a process to divest a non-controlling stake in the new platform with an objective to fund growth and highlight the value of its overall portfolio. The US-based company also plans to create a new business platform for its North American energy infrastructurelast_img read more