As ever Lancaster put on a stoic public face, despite outcry at the exclusions of Danny Cipriani, Nick Easter and Luther Burrell, who had been dumped for England’s cause célèbre, Sam Burgess, reasserting that he was confident in his selection policy.Selection issues: Sam Burgess’s inclusion created an unnecessary sideshow to England’s preparationAny air of conviction dissipated further in the clammy Parisien air in August, where a pedestrian France were made to look like world-beaters, outmuscling and outthinking an England side who looked leggy and bereft of ideas.Despite a win over Ireland, England tip-toed bashfully into the World Cup in anything but tub-thumping fashion despite the incessant PR campaign swirling around them.The end was swift. England lasted just 16 days at their own World Cup. A calamitous denouement to four years of planning and hyperbole. First Wales had the Red Rose teetering with a sluggers desperate punch after a late Gareth Davies try, before Michael Cheika’s streetwise Wallabies landed the knockout blow with a performance of enterprise and guile that England lacked.To hear a cacophony of boos and catcalls at the end of the game must have been acutely painful for the proudest of Englishmen.At the press conference after the game, Lancaster was ashen-faced, still clearly in shock. He said his future would be in the hands of others, while applauding the Pool’s escapees, Australia and Wales. Honourable to the end, his body language – slumped shoulders, eyes downcast – suggested a man waiting for the inevitable.Video nasty: Stuart Lancaster, Graham Rowntree and Andy Farrell watch as England lose to AustraliaThat it’s taken the RFU 41 days to make the decision, is in part so as not to deflect attention from a joyous, wondrous tournament but while other sides bowed out of the competition, reputations intact, English rugby had already started to tear itself apart, with petty Twitter spats, player-coach fallouts, newspaper leaks about unrest and Mike Brown bemoaning a loss of trust between players.After a heart-to-heart with Ritchie yesterday, today’s announcement will have come as some sort of small mercy for Lancaster, who can now take time away from the game, to ponder his next move.While a move ‘upstairs’ within the RFU was this evening ruled out, his wealth of knowledge, hard-earnt experience and respect within the game, means a new challenge shouldn’t be far way.For the new England coach – which seems likely to come from outside England for the first time ever – his job will be to unify, inspire and walk the political tightrope, in order to build a team to be genuine contenders for Japan 2019. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS A man alone: Stuart Lancaster has left his role as head coach after a distastrous World Cup campaign TAGS: Highlight There was a solemn air at Twickenham as Stuart Lancaster was relieved of his duties after nearly four years in charge but change was required after World Cup humiliation When looking at how England have found themselves coach-less 11 days after their own World Cup finished, it’s only right and proper to rewind to January 2012 when Stuart Lancaster was appointed as interim head coach in the wake of the calamitous 2011 Rugby World Cup campaign.Most casual rugby fans first question was, ‘Stuart who?’ The low-key Cumbrian barely registered on public’s consciousness, especially in comparison to the man he succeeded, Martin Johnson, England’s revered World Cup winning captain.However, with England reeling from a tournament in which their character and judgement was ridiculed and attacked in equal measure, Lancaster’s disarming humility and rigid moral compass was a counter-point to the chaos that had preceded him.With RFU Chief Exec Ian Ritchie himself just becoming accustomed to his plush new environs in TW2, Lancaster’s audition for the full-time role went almost too well.Resigned to his fate: Stuart Lancaster and Ian Ritchie felt it best if England had a fresh startThe last vestiges of the 2003 World Cup winning side were ushered into retirement and a new swathe of players, many of whom he’d nurtured on England Saxons duty, were welcomed into the bosom of Team England. Four wins and a solitary loss to Wales, thanks to a late Scott Williams try, nevertheless left England with a feel good factor that meant reservations about his lack of experience and suitability to the role full-time were cast aside.Lancaster was given the job full-time.There followed three further Six Nations campaigns, where England finished eternal bridesmaids, winning more often than not, showing spirit, doggedness and a flickering of bums-off-seats talent. And yet every time they threatened to lift the Six Nations trophy they slipped up, showing naivity, a lack of concentration or plain bad luck.In 2013, it was again Wales, where the acting Wales coach Rob Howley had given Lancaster the most chastening day of his career to date in Cardiff’s cauldron winning 30-3.For every loss, the same platitudes were trotted out about seeing improvement and learning from mistakes under pressure. In 2014 it was France’s Gael Fickou who broke English hearts late on – you see a theme emerging – in the tournament’s opening weekend, before four wins on the trot saw them waiting in an Italian hotel to see Ireland snatch the Six Nations championship from them.Finest hour: Stuart Lancaster and his England coaches celebrate a stunning win over the All Blacks in 2012The first signs of stagnation came in the summer of 2014 with a 3-0 Series loss All Blacks. This was followed by losses to New Zealand and South Africa in the Autumn. Less than a year out from the World Cup, faith in Lancaster’s ability to hoist a home World Cup was being openly questioned for the first time.Earlier this year, despite Robbie Henshaw’s baletic leap again consigned them to another second-placed finish– they had cast aside their stereotype of pragmatism with a giddy 18 tries on the way to a rip-roaring 55-35 win over France, with gifted duo George Ford and Jonathan Joseph to the fore. England’s attacking licence and home advantage left Southern Hemisphere sides, and many shrewd commentators alike predicting a New Zealand v England final.Sadly, from there it started slowly unraveling. Within weeks, Dylan Hartley and Manu Tuilagi were excluded from the World Cup reckoning for disciplinary problems on and off the field. The final laborious reduction, from an initial bloated 51-man squad to 31, seemed plodding and lacking in clarity. The in-tray will be overflowing but there is a gilt-edged opportunity for an ambitious individual to become the best-paid coach in World Rugby.For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.
Recently Awarded in District 10 Photo by AbsolutVision Upcoming Grant Opportunities As your Representative in Congress, every month Val Demings shares the most recent opportunities for federal grants in District 10.Grants are available to individuals, non-profit organizations, and state or local government entities.Federal funding is extremely competitive and limited in availability. It is Demings’ hope that this information will be a helpful resource for you in the grants process.For more information about getting started and the application process, please visit www.grants.gov, or contact Erin Waldron, Demings’ Director of Economic and Community Development, at 321-388-9808.Additional InformationAre you eligible for a federal grant?What are your next steps?Learn how to write grant applications The Anatomy of Fear Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate From the Office of Rep. Val Demings More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330807 NIFA requests applications for the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program to support and evaluate projects intended to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables by low-income consumers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by providing incentives at the point of purchase through nutrition incentive grants; and to demonstrate and evaluate the improvement of dietary health through increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, reduced individual and household food insecurity, and reduced healthcare usage and associated costs through produce prescription grants.More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330460Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19 – Department of Health and Human ServicesAward Ceiling: $4,000,000Application Deadline: April 20, 2021Description: The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) announce the availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 under the authority of the Public Health Service Act and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021. OMH will consider the following additional factors when making recommendations for funding, listed below in no particular order:Applicants serving localities with the highest social vulnerability. This may be determined by being in the top 4th as defined by the CDC’s Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) county maps at https://svi.cdc.gov/prepared-county-maps.html, or alternate similar data source if SVI is not available.Applicants with identified Minority Serving Institution partners. Minority Serving Institutions are defined by the U.S. Department of Education as a category of institutions of higher education enrolling populations with significant percentages of undergraduate minority students, or that serve certain populations of minority students under various programs created by Congress. Please enter your comment! TAGSapopkaBusinessesDetailsDistrict 10FinancialGovernment EntitiesGrantsIndividualsnonprofitsOpportunitiesRep. Val Demings Previous articleApopka Burglary ReportNext articleGas prices rise again; now above $2.90/gallon in Florida, with Apopka at $2.85/gallon average Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330929Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) – Department of AgricultureAward Ceiling: $500,000Application Deadline: April 15, 2021Description: The GusNIP grant program presents the opportunity to bring together stakeholders from various parts of the food and healthcare systems to foster understanding of how they might improve the health and nutrition status of participating households:receiving incentives through the purchase of fruits and vegetables,prescribed fresh fruits and vegetables in addition to nutrition educational opportunities, andoffer incentive program training and technical assistance to applicants and grantees, facilitating growth in states with low participation, and collecting and aggregating core data sets from eligible entities through a central system to capture program success and identify best practices and areas to improve on a broad scale. Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply National Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program – Department of Homeland SecurityTotal Funding: $110,000,000Application Deadline: March 22, 2021Description: Local nonprofit, faith-based, and governmental entities that have provided, or will provide, humanitarian relief to individuals and families at the southern border with shelter, food, and supportive services are eligible to apply. Applications will be completed and submitted to EFSP local boards. State government facilities that provided eligible direct services will apply through their EFSP State Set-Aside (SSA) Committee.More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332148Veteran Business Outreach Center – Small Business AdministrationAward Ceiling: $400,000Application Deadline: April 4, 2021Description: The Small Business Act provides for entrepreneurial training, business development assistance, counseling, and management assistance to small business owned and controlled by eligible veterans, as well as the authority to make grants to, and enter into contracts and cooperative agreements with education institutions, private businesses, veterans’ nonprofit community-based organizations, and federal, state, local, and tribal government agencies for the establishment of and implementation of outreach programs for veterans and service-disabled veterans.More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332082Minority Business Resource Development Advanced Manufacturing Project – Department of CommerceAward Ceiling: $400,000Application Deadline: April 8, 2021Description: Minority Business Resource Development (MBDA) has established key priorities designed to overcome the unique challenges faced by minority business enterprises (MBEs). MBDA is now initiating new approaches to serve MBEs that compliment Presidential priorities and U.S. Department of Commerce goals. These program priorities are separated according to the following 14 initiatives:Access to CapitalAmerican Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian ProjectAquacultureDisaster ReadinessDisaster RecoveryEntrepreneurship Education Program for Formerly Incarcerated PersonsGlobal Minority Women Economic Empowerment InitiativeHistorically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) InitiativeInclusive Infrastructure InitiativeResearchSpace CommerceSustainable Business ModelTechnology Transfer and CommercializationVirtual Business Center COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Protective Measures – Department of Homeland SecurityRecipient: Florida Division of Emergency ManagementAward: $89,824,459.19Description: During the incident period, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic created an immediate threat to the public health and safety of the state of Florida. In response to the event, the applicant utilized force account materials, rental equipment, and contracts for the Emergency Protective Measures throughout the state of Florida. The state of Florida activated its Emergency Response Center, provided training for response to COVID-19 Pandemic, disinfected multiple facilities throughout the state, disseminated information to the citizens, provided supplies and commodities to multiple jurisdictions such as N95 respirators, medical gowns, latex gloves and other PPE items to hospitals, first responders and other entities. In addition, the state provided medical services/assistance to include the setup and staffing of community testing sites including increased law enforcement presence at these sites.Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (NeighborWorks America) – Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentRecipient: Orlando Neighborhood Improvement CorporationAward: $385,000Description: The Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (NRC) seeks to promote reinvestment in urban, suburban and rural communities by local financial institutions working cooperatively with residents and local government. It funds 235 organizations, monitors their progress, and provides grants and consulting services. This FY 2021 grant funding will support efforts to develop and preserve affordable housing, revitalize, sustain neighborhoods, and create jobs.Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership Grants – Department of Health and Human ServicesRecipient: Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc.Award: $2,576,010Description: This Administration for Children and Families grant is awarded to public or private non-profit organizations, including community-based and faith-based organizations, or for-profit organizations that seek to provide a high-quality, comprehensive birth-to-five program incorporating both Head Start and Early Head Start funding, or to provide for Head Start only or Early Head Start only, to children and families residing in Osceola, Seminole, and Orange Counties, Florida.Health Center Cluster Grants – Department of Health and Human ServicesRecipient: Community Health Centers of Winter GardenAward: $4,347,218Description: This grant awards funds for community-based and patient-directed organizations that deliver comprehensive, culturally competent, high-quality primary health care services. Health centers also often integrate access to pharmacy, mental health, substance use disorder, and oral health services in areas where economic, geographic, or cultural barriers limit access to affordable health care services. Health centers deliver care to the Nation’s most vulnerable individuals and families, including people experiencing homelessness, agricultural workers, residents of public housing, and the Nation’s veterans.Health Center Cluster Grants – Department of Health and Human ServicesRecipient: Health Care Center for the HomelessAward: $2,084,953Description: This grant awards funds for community-based and patient-directed organizations that deliver comprehensive, culturally competent, high-quality primary health care services. Health centers also often integrate access to pharmacy, mental health, substance use disorder, and oral health services in areas where economic, geographic, or cultural barriers limit access to affordable health care services. Health centers deliver care to the Nation’s most vulnerable individuals and families, including people experiencing homelessness, agricultural workers, residents of public housing, and the Nation’s veterans. Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 For-profit entities (including but not limited to sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations), non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, commercial organizations, state and local government entities, quasi-government entities, Indian Tribal governments, Tribal entities, and Native Hawaiian entities.More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331880Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program – Department of JusticeAward Ceiling: $750,000Application Deadline: April 13, 2021Description: Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications to implement or expand on reentry programs that demonstrate strong partnerships with corrections, parole, probation, and other reentry service providers. These partnerships should develop comprehensive case management plans that directly address criminogenic risk and needs, as determined by validated criminogenic risk assessments, and include delivery or facilitation of services.Grants made under this program may be used for:Mentoring adult offenders during incarceration, through transition back to the community, and post-release.Transitional services to assist in the reintegration of offenders into the community.Training regarding offender and victims’ issues. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Photographs: Nic Granleese Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Australia Houses Photographs Manufacturers: Miele, Gentec, Quasair, Urban Edge Ceramics, VMZINCSave this picture!© Nic GranleeseRecommended ProductsWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20DoorsGorter HatchesRoof Hatch – RHT AluminiumWoodEGGERLaminatesText description provided by the architects. Plumbers house by Finnis Architects, is a bold and unashamedly modern addition to a suburban street in Strathmore, Melbourne. Save this picture!© Nic GranleeseLocated North of Melbourne’s CBD, the Plumbers house manages to capture the clients want for a modern design, becoming a prominent addition to the streetscape whilst contextually fitting into a fast-evolving area of Melbourne. The attention to detail seen both internally and externally throughout the entirety of the building perhaps sets the tone for the future Architectural style of the area and encapsulates the essence of family living.Save this picture!© Nic GranleeseIts proudly austere frontage allows the quality of materials, workmanship and detailing to shine. The light concrete tones of the entrance contrast with the zinc cladding creating a clear articulation to this frontage. The material palette to the front is beautifully restrained yet not without intrigue; thanks to the natural patina of the zinc, coupled with the linear, yet arbitrary patterning of the cladding itself. Save this picture!© Nic GranleeseA strong brief driven by the owner’s occupation as a plumber was a key influence in the design as the theme of water provides an overwhelming sense of calm. A cascading water feature lines the entrance as this tranquillity flows through the buildings in built aquarium and the large viewing window on one of the pool walls creates an atmospheric light for the basement.Save this picture!© Nic GranleeseSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!© Nic GranleeseA generous atrium leads into a connected series of well-conceived spaces that are bathed in natural light; one of the prevailing features of this home. Differing ceiling heights provides a hierarchy and distinction between zones, without diminishing the generous open plan living area.Save this picture!East SectionThe playfulness of the rear elevation is a surprising contrast to the frontage; a deep overhang to the balcony provides a suitably comfortable position from which to overlook the multitude of activities in the garden.Save this picture!© Nic GranleeseThe natural and sustainable palette of zinc, timber and stone allows this home to sit proudly on its site. It is rich, both visually and texturally; understated, yet beautifully elegant. Most importantly it encapsulates family living, providing inspiring spaces both internally and externally.Save this picture!© Nic GranleeseThe floor to ceiling sliding doors and windows that access the alfresco area allow for seamless outdoor/ indoor living creating the ultimate entertainment area under the rear cantilevered overhangs. A sporting zone ensures the kids are kept entertained in the backyard while the private courtyard aids in providing a moment of peace.Save this picture!© Nic GranleeseProject gallerySee allShow lessTaipei Hoyu Holdings Headquarters / r.c. ArchitectsSelected ProjectsFour51 Marlborough / Hacin + AssociatesSelected Projects Share “COPY” Year: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/905874/plumbers-house-finnis-architects Clipboard Projects “COPY” CopyHouses, Houses Interiors•Melbourne, Australia ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/905874/plumbers-house-finnis-architects Clipboard Architects: Finnis Architects Year Completion year of this architecture project 2016 Save this picture!© Nic Granleese+ 26Curated by Fernanda Castro Share CopyAbout this officeFinnis ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsMelbourneAustraliaPublished on November 19, 2018Cite: “Plumbers House / Finnis Architects” 19 Nov 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Birmingham Post Rich List 2012 published The Birmingham Post has published its annual rich list, detailing the 50 wealthiest people in the Midlands.The top three in the 2012 list are:1. Kirsty Bertarelli (£6.5bn)2. Sir Anthony Bamford (£1.85bn)3. John Caudwell (£1.6bn) – [2011: No.2 – £1.5bn]Bertarelli retains her top position for the fourth year in a row, having increasing her worth from £5.5 billion in 2011. Married to biotechnology tycoon Ernesto Bertarelli, she is a singer and fashion designer, and supports charities including the UK-Swiss Smiling Children charity through the Bertarelli Foundation.Sir Anthony Bamford and John Caudwell swap places on the list compared to last year.The Birmingham Post’s website profiles each of the rich list members, and features the rich lists published in the last four years.www.birminghampost.net/birmingham-business/richlist/2012/01/21/birmingham-post-rich-list-2012-the-rich-get-richer-in-the-midlands-65233-30133954/2/ AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 23 January 2012 | News 31 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Midlands Prospect research About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.
La guerra racista de la administración Trump contra las/os inmigrantes continúa. Son detenidas/os y arrestadas/os en la frontera de Texas/México, así como a lo largo de los EUA. Cientos de niñas/os aún están separados de sus padres. Pero la resistencia continúa en las calles, fuera de las instalaciones de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas y en los tribunales.La asistencia generosa a las familias migrantes proviene de organizaciones e individuos solidarias/os. Entienden que sus hermanas y hermanos de América Central están huyendo de situaciones desesperadas de violencia y pobreza extrema, y que nadie intentaría el peligroso viaje a EUA arriesgándose a un probable arresto, a menos que no vean otra solución a su difícil situación.La Patrulla Fronteriza ha incautado a 2.551 niñas/os de sus progenitores en la frontera México/Texas desde el verano pasado, lo que se intensificó en la primavera. El 6 de abril, el fiscal general Jeff Sessions anunció una política de “tolerancia cero” para evitar que las/os inmigrantes crucen la frontera. El secuestro gubernamental de niñas/os se intensificó después del 7 de mayo, cuando Sessions dijo que todos las/os migrantes y solicitantes de asilo, incluso aquellas/os con hijas/os, serían procesados criminalmente y las familias podrían ser separadas en la frontera.El 20 de junio, la Unión Estadounidense de Libertades Civiles [ACLU por siglas en inglés] presentó una demanda federal en California impugnando las separaciones familiares. La jueza federal Dana Sabraw dio al gobierno hasta el 26 de julio para reunir a todas/os los niños migrantes con sus progenitoras/es.El 27 de julio, la ACLU refutó el reclamo del gobierno en documentos judiciales de que había cumplido con el “plazo del 26 de julio ordenado por el tribunal para reunir a las/os niños que injustamente separaron de sus padres”. Pero no lo hizo … cientos de niñas/os no se unieron. Unas/os 463 padres y madres fueron deportadas/os sin sus hijas/os, y el gobierno ni siquiera está tratando de juntarles”. (Tinyurl.com/yan2vb42)El gobierno no dio a la ACLU las listas de quienes enfrentan una deportación inminente. Según la ACLU, las autoridades afirman que “deportarán inmediatamente a todos los padres que tengan órdenes finales de deportación una vez que se reúnan … aunque erróneamente muchos de esos padres hayan abandonado sus solicitudes de asilo”.Círculo vicioso: Progenitoras/esdeportados, niñas/os bajo custodia EUAEl 27 de julio, el gobierno dijo que 711 niñas/os eran “inelegibles” para la reunificación, ¡pero inmigración ya había deportado a más de 400 de sus padres! La jueza Sabraw dijo que el gobierno era “culpable” de deportar a las/os progenitores mientras sus hijas/os estaban bajo custodia y por no tener un plan de reunificación. Ordenó que el gobierno proporcione información antes del 1 de agosto sobre todos los padres deportados, los desaparecidos en EUA y otras/os considerados “inelegibles” para que todas/os puedan reunirse rápidamente.La ACLU dice que el gobierno reclamó que 206 progenitoras/es renunciaron a su derecho de reunificación con sus hijas/os al firmar renuncias o consentir verbalmente. La mayoría de ellas/os enfrenta una deportación inmediata. Muchos progenitoras/es quieren que sus hijas/os regresen, pero no sabían que habían renunciado a su derecho a reunificarse. Según se informa, los agentes fronterizos coaccionaron, presionaron, engañaron y mintieron para que madres y padres firmaran las exenciones. Los formularios no estaban disponibles en sus idiomas nativos; algunos progenitoras/es no sabían lo que firmaban.Las/os progenitores también fueron presionados para firmar apresuradamente los formularios de deportación y se les informó que verían a sus hijas/os más rápido si lo hacían, y que esta era la única forma en que los verían. El gobierno dice que 1.000 familias reunidas enfrentan una deportación inmediata.La ACLU promete conseguir abogados para encontrar a progenitoras/es desaparecidos y brindarles ayuda legal. Una gran cantidad de demandas están en marcha a nombre de las/os adultos y niñas/os migrantes.Efrén C. Olivares, director del Proyecto de Derechos Civiles de Texas, dijo: “El gobierno desea que el público crea que cumplió con éxito la fecha límite del 26 de julio; nada podría estar más lejos de la verdad”. (New York Times, 28 de julio)Muchos progenitoras/es y niñas/os están en “limbo legal”. Algunas/os esperan días para reunirse, se los envía al lugar equivocado o incluso se reúnen con la niña o niño equivocado. El Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos no revela las ubicaciones de las/os niños o transmite información errónea.Ahora el ICE está tratando de obligar a las familias recién reunidas a retirar solicitudes para que sus hijas/os permanezcan en EUA, informó Vox el 29 de julio. Cuando las/os progenitores no cedieron, los agentes de ICE les gritaron, rechazaron sus pedidos y/o los separaron de sus hijas/os por segunda vez.Las agencias federales están prohibiendo que las/os deportados regresen a EUA para conseguir a sus hijos, y chequearán a las/os progenitoras/es antes de enviar a sus hijas/os a su tierra natal.Impactante abuso de niñas/osUno de los peores crímenes del gobierno EUA es el maltrato de niñas/os en centros de detención y centros de procesamiento fronterizo. Las/os abogados, trabajadores de salud y otras/os, informan de agua inadecuada; comida podrida; y falta de colchas en temperaturas frías. Algunas/os niños fueron alojados en jaulas. Algunas/os ni se bañaron. Un padre dijo que su niño pequeño regresó con piojos. En muchas instalaciones, a las/os cuidadores adultos se les prohíbe abrazar a las/os niños para consolarles.También hay abuso sexual. El sitio web de The Nation informa que una niña de seis años, separada de su madre, fue abusada sexualmente por un niño mayor en un centro de detención de Southwest Key en Arizona. Escandalosamente, esta niña tuvo que firmar un formulario diciendo que era su responsabilidad mantenerse alejada del abusador y “mantener los límites apropiados”.Las/os niños sufren de ansiedad, depresión y abandono. Algunas/os proyectan su angustia y enojo hacia sus progenitoras/es. Algunas/os progenitores han dicho que tras la reunificación, sus hijas/os no les reconocen o no les hablan o no se dejan abrazar. Algunas/os jóvenes sufrirán daño psicológico a largo plazo y trastorno de estrés postraumático. El dolor emocional y la angustia también afectan a las/os progenitores cuando son detenidos; y a aquellas/os que se ocupan de las/os niños traumatizados después de la reunificación.Solidaridad, resistencia y asistenciaDesde la separación de las familias de migrantes en la primavera, ha habido una oposición activa. Una oleada de resistencia surgió en contra de las políticas inhumanas del gobierno de Trump. El presidente tuvo que retirar públicamente la práctica de separación familiar el 20 de junio después de una protesta internacional.Unas 600 personas, principalmente mujeres, fueron arrestadas el 28 de junio mientras ocupaban el Edificio de la Oficina del Senado en Washington. Las protestas coordinadas a nivel nacional tuvieron lugar en al menos 700 localidades el 30 de junio iniciadas por ‘Families Belong Together’.Una delegación de Fight for Immigrants and Refugees Everywhere (FIRE) se unió a las manifestaciones en Brownsville y McAllen en la frontera de Texas/México. El FIRE y el Partido Workers World-Mundo Obrero han protestado en muchas ciudades. Muchos piquetes y ocupaciones “¡Abolir ICE!” han tenido lugar en las instalaciones locales de la inhumana agencia. Se han enfrentado a funcionarios del gobierno en oficinas, restaurantes y en la calle.Los migrantes detenidos organizaron una huelga de hambre en la Cámara de Corrección del Condado de Bristol en Massachusetts y se les unieron otros prisioneros en solidaridad. Las autoridades tomaron represalias, pero una manifestación en el exterior apoyó a los encarcelados. Las mujeres en las instalaciones de Port Isabel ICE en Texas ayunaron para forzar la recepción de llamadas telefónicas de sus hijas/os.Organizaciones legales, humanitarias, de inmigrantes, defensoras y basadas en la fe y personas compasivas muestran solidaridad y ayudan a las/os migrantes. Algunos viajan a Guatemala, Honduras y El Salvador para localizar a progenitoras/es que fueron deportados sin sus hijas/os y ofrecen asistencia legal.Voluntarias/os simpatizantes – multinacionales, multi-generacionales, multi- género y de clase trabajadora – están ayudando en todo el país. Las mujeres están conduciendo a los progenitoras/es migrantes cientos de millas para reunirse con sus hijas/os. Hay personas paradas fuera de los centros de detención con dinero, comida, boletos de autobús y asistencia legal para las/os inmigrantes liberados. Se están llevando a cabo recaudaciones locales de fondos.El Centro de Refugiados y de Inmigrantes para Servicios Educativos y Legales (RAICES, por sus siglas en inglés) en Texas está ofreciendo pagar la fianza para la liberación de mujeres inmigrantes detenidas, y está uniendo familias.La tremenda oleada de apoyo a las/os inmigrantes muestra el vínculo de solidaridad entre las/os trabajadores de todas las nacionalidades. El poder de esa solidaridad existe como un hecho material en sus luchas compartidas contra la brutal opresión del capitalismo.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
Organisation News Help by sharing this information IndiaAsia – Pacific News April 27, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on India March 3, 2021 Find out more Indian journalist wrongly accused of “wantonly” inaccurate reporting News News Reporters Without Borders expressed deep shock today at the murder of Indian freedom of information activist and blogger Shehla Masood and called for an impartial and independent investigation, the arrest of the killer, respect for the right to information and protection of its supporters. RSF_en August 17, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Right to Information campaigner Shehla Masood shot dead Receive email alerts RSF demands release of detained Indian journalist Siddique Kappan, hospitalised with Covid-19 Masood, 39, had campaigned for enforcement of the Right to Information (RTI) Act for the past two years and was on her way to a demonstration in support of jailed anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare. She was shot in the neck as she got into a car in front of her home in the central Indian city of Bhopal yesterday. The 2005 RTI Act provides access to certain public documents but those seeking them (especially material involving sensitive local matters) are often targeted by officials, with a dozen people apparently killed last year for doing so.Masood had been threatened before and three years ago complained that a police officer was harassing her. Nothing was done, so she wrote to the local (state) police chief saying she had feared for her life since January last year.Several Facebook pages have been created in her memory, includingShehla Masood, a tribute, R.I.P. Shehla Masood and Punish Shehla Masood’s Killers.PHOTO: Pankaj Tiwari/India Today IndiaAsia – Pacific India: RSF denounces “systemic repression” of Manipur’s media to go further February 23, 2021 Find out more
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Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Twitter Linkedin Previous articleIt costs a lot more to live in LimerickNext articleLimerick inquest told of suicide pact as past caught up with fraudster Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie WhatsApp Facebook Advertisement Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Circuit Court heard details of the sexting between the accused and the womanJUST because a woman engages in ‘sexting’, should not damage her credibility in making a complaint to gardai, the jury in the Limerick trial of man charged with sexual assaulting a mother of two has been told.However, following one hour and 48 minutes of deliberations, the five women and seven men returned a unanimous not guilty verdict in the trial of a 35-year-old man who denied two counts of sexual assault on his former partner and the mother of his child at her home three years ago.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Prosecution counsel for the State, John O’Sullivan BL asked the jury to consider the shock romantic novelist Jane Austen would have “if she walked in to a bookshop and saw 50 Shades of Grey – but such is the change in society that we have today.“Considering that, it is wrong to say that just because someone wrote certain content in text messages, it would therefore damage her credibility to make a complaint of sexual assault which was ‘forceful and violent’ and carried out by a man who was described as controlling and angry’”.In his closing address after two days of evidence, Mr O’Sullivan said that the alleged victim was of good character and that there was evidence to support her claims made against the man that she had a four and half year ‘on-and-off’ relationship with.During the trial, the jury of five women and seven men heard that the accused was described as a “jealous” lover who became jilted over a text message sent to an ex partner just after the couple had consensual sex in the woman’s home in January 2013.The relationship was described as often “volatile” but also “highly sexually charged”.The 35-year-old accused, was living in Clare at the time of the alleged offence and denied the charges of two counts of sexual assault on a woman who he had an “on-and-off relationship” with on January 26 and 27, 2013.The trial heard that the victim was “sexting” messages agreeing to be a “naughty sex slave” and to be tied to a tree to have her “ass slapped” just before she claimed she was sexually assaulted.“Jealousy”, the court heard, was said to be the main background to the case and that this fuelled the accused aggression to commit the alleged assaults.In her evidence, the victim, told the court that she had a child with an ex-lover in 2005 and despite the relationship ending, they remain on good terms.In 2008, the woman said that she began a sporadic relationship with the accused they had a child in 2010.On the night of January 26, 2013, the victim told the court that she and the accused had consensual sex before the accused saw a text message that was sent to her former ex-partner saying “Goodnight X”.Enraged, the woman described how the accused man forced himself on her, demanding anal sex and slapping her on the “bum area” while repeatedly shouting “whose ass is this, whose is it…say it’s mine, say it, say it, say it”.Emotional while giving her evidence, the victim said “he was trying to force his penis in to my anus”, before she broke down in the witness box.Recomposing herself, the victim said that she refused and wriggled her way out but again the accused shouted and slapped her saying “you will like it, you will be begging me for more”.“It took all my strength to stop him – I was begging him” she said before again breaking down in the witness box.The next day, the accused, according to the victim, confronted her with the text message and blamed her for the events of the night before.In her evidence, the victim said that over the course of the following day, she thought that matters had calmed when the two were in contact via text and phone conversations.The court heard that that in the aftermath of the first alleged sexual assault, the woman sent more explicit messages inviting the accused to have “outdoor sex” and including that “you can tie me to a tree and slap my ass all you want”.Later she said “I was on auto pilot through the day. I felt it was my fault, but then I thought that he would come back and say that it would never happen again and we could put it behind us. I didn’t realise what I opened the door to that night”, she said before revealing details of the second alleged assault.The man returned late that and the alleged victim said that he demanded oral sex when all she wanted to do was talk about the night before.“He told me that he didn’t come to talk and dropped his pants and underwear.”“He forced me to the ground and pushed his penis into my face demanding that I ‘suck it’”, she said.“He was angry and saying that he didn’t come there to talk and saying a whole load of vulgar things. They were derogatory and he kept saying it over and over as he stuck his penis in to my face”, she told the court.“He kept pushing his penis towards my mouth while his hands were over my head”, the woman told the jury.During cross examination by defence counsel Lorcan Connolly BL, the woman accepted that she sent numerous sexually orientated text messages during the course of the relationship but claimed she only did this to “keep him happy”.The woman denied that the marks she received arose out of “robust sex”, she had with the accused and that the texts were a “curious response to what was alleged to have happened the night before”.Details of some of the messages read out to the court included that the woman agreed to be the accused’s “naughty sex slave” and that she longed for his “shaft” in her mouth and to “choke” on it.The woman denied that she consented to the man’s demands adding that she was “in love with someone who was very wrong for me”.“I never agreed to any of that – he was forceful, violent and angry. I begged and pleaded for him to stop.”Asked to explain the explicit texts, the woman said that she sent those “just because he asked me to, he got a kick out of them when we were not together. I was so embarrassed I sent the first few in Irish she said”, but Mr Connolly put it to her that this painted a “very different picture”.The victim said that the events had “a huge effect on my life” adding that she suffered panic attacks and endured months of counselling.“The texts were meant to be fun and not an excuse for him to beat me or become violent”.Mr Connolly asked why the victim sent a text to the accused saying that she “can’t wait for your hot ass”, the woman said “I didn’t want him to come in home angry”.The court heard that the woman broke down and confided in a friend two days after the alleged incident and that the father of the woman’s first child took 22 pictures of her injuries the next day and that he initiated contact with gardai.On the day she made a statement of complaint to Gardai, the court heard details that the woman engaged in texting with the accused seeking an “explanation and apology” for what had allegedly happened.Following his arrest in February 2013, the accused man denied the sexual assault allegations when they were put to him during the garda interviews.He denied that he was every aggressive and that any slapping between the two “did not have any force”.Asked why he apologised to the alleged victim in text message on the Sunday evening, the accused said that the couple had a disagreement but this was after and not related to the consensual oral sex they had.He added, “women are fickle, sure aren’t we always apologising to them”.In his closing argument, Lorcan Connolly defence counsel for the accused man said that it was simply the case that the 35-year-old denied the sexual assault claims made by the woman.“Lies and nonsense” is how the accused described the allegations to Gardai and Mr Connolly asked the jury to consider the “only option as being not guilty”.Before retiring the jury to begin their deliberations, Judge O’Donnell asked the jury to be as “dispassionate as possible in considering the verdict and stick to the evidence that has been put before you. The consequences of any verdict should not be of concern to you”.Shortly before 5pm this Thursday, the jury returned a unanimous verdict of not guilty on both counts. Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print TAGS50 Shades of Greylimericksexting trial Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash NewsLimerick ’50 Shades of Grey’ trial told ‘sexting should not damage credibility’By Staff Reporter – April 29, 2016 670 WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads
Previous articleThe Window in Heaven’s GableNext articleDance Limerick hosts Céilí Afro Dabke workshops with support from Doras Meghann Scully WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedin Twitter Advertisement LimerickNewsRecruitment on Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality reaching final stages in LimerickBy Meghann Scully – January 8, 2020 131 TAGSAmarach ResearchKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Email Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print Recruitment of 99 members of the public to serve on the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality is now reaching its final stages. Amárach Research is currently recruiting members for the Assembly across the Munster region, including in Limerick City and County.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Catherine Day, who will chair the Assembly said: “Our gender affects every aspect of our daily lives. The Citizens’ Assembly will be an exciting opportunity for citizens from different parts of Ireland and all walks of life to make their views known on a wide range of issues. No special knowledge is required.“We want to hear what people really think and my role will be to ensure that all points of view are heard in a respectful and open atmosphere. That is why I encourage anyone who is approached as part of the random selection process to consider joining us.” she added.Amárach Research is calling door to door in search of the right candidates who must be registered to vote and representative of demographic variables as reflected in the Census including age, gender, social class and regional spread.Politicians, officers in political parties, journalists, employees of polling companies and members of advocacy groups active in the area of gender equality are not eligible to serve on the Assembly. WhatsApp Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Facebook Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener