Prime Minister Mottley to address public forum on CCJ

first_img UNCTAD 15 Set For Next April in Barbados You may be interested in… LIAT Shareholders Reach Agreement to Sell Three Planes; PM Mottley Renews Calls for Restructuring of Global… Jul 21, 2020 Aug 7, 2020 Jul 22, 2020center_img Share this on WhatsApp Sep 28, 2020 Barbados Prime Minister reshuffles Cabinet Read more at: Barbados Today Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… (Barbados Today) Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley will address a high level meeting next week as Grenadians prepare to vote in another referendum on whether or not to replace the London-based Privy Council with the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The CCJ Advisory Committee said Mottley, who became Prime Minister of Barbados on May 24 this year, will address the meeting on August 29. In a brief statement, it said the Prime Minister “will be delivering an address to the audience concerning the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)” and that the theme of the meeting is “Brake the Chains of Colonialism for a United Caribbean”.last_img read more

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Melodic Miguel!

first_imgBarbados diplomat wants CARICOM certificate planBRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC) – Barbados ambassador to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Robert ‘Bobby’ Morris Monday called for the implementation of a CARICOM Certificate Plan to help young people become entrepreneurs or form cooperatives. Morris told students from Antigua and Barbuda participating in a CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) mission…September 29, 2015In “Barbados”UNGA – Statement by Prime Minister Mia Mottley of BarbadosMadam President, Let me begin by congratulating you on your election and in particular, for being only the fourth woman in the 73 year history of this organization, to hold the high honour of being elevated to the position of President of the United Nations General Assembly, I also take…September 29, 2018In “Barbados”Chantè Warden – Resilient and steadyTwenty-one-year-old Chantè Warden is a successful model who walked the runway at Caribbean New York Fashion Week. The young lady spoke to Positive Vibes about battling chronic illness and how she is able to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Care and Education at the University of The West…July 3, 2019In “Barbados”Share this on WhatsApp Miguel Orandè Hamilton is a 22-year-old singer, actor, and songwriter. Hamilton not only is involved in the entertainment industry since his debut performance was with the iconic folk group, Sing Out Barbados; he also was a member of the Barbados Youth Service, The Prince Trust as well a Junior Fire Cadet. Positive Vibes sat down with Orandè to discuss how he became involved in music, his vocal training and the changes he wants to see in the music industry. Q: What is your mantra for life? A: My mantra for life is ‘hard work is the key to success’. This was my primary school motto and from then, till now, it has stuck with me. Q: What is one thing the public would not know about you? A: One thing the public does not know about me is that I pen and sing rap music. This occurred around the time I was doing a lot of hooks for a few local rappers. [I was inspired with] how they expressed themselves with their words and hearing the backstories of why it was written. Read more at: Barbados Today Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… last_img read more

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Auto 7 Expands Marketing Efforts

first_imgDeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  MIAMI, FL — As part of its growth strategy, import parts distributor Auto 7 Inc. is expanding its marketing efforts with the promotion of Richard Koerner to national sales manager. The appointment took effect Jan. 1. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Koerner has worked in the auto parts industry for more than 30 years. As national sales manager, he will assist in promoting Auto 7 as a primary supplier of original equipment parts for Hyundai, Kia and GM-Daewoo vehicles in the U.S. All of the products that Auto 7 sells are QS-9000, ISO-14000 and IS/TS-16949 certified. In announcing the promotion, Steven Kruss of Auto 7, said, “We value his hard work and experience as we encourage all his efforts and initiatives. And our customers can rest assured that they will have in Richard Koerner a true ally, in addition to a knowledgeable collaborator. _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain.last_img read more

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Federal-Mogul Appoints Gerard Chochoy, Senior Vice President, Global Development

first_imgDeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  SOUTHFIELD, MI — Gerard Chochoy has been appointed senior vice president, global development for Federal-Mogul, March 1. Chochoy will also serve as an officer of the company. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement In this role, Chochoy will assume overall responsibility for global development at Federal-Mogul Corp. “Gerard brings extensive and varied business and operations experience to Federal-Mogul that will fully support our drive for global profitable growth,” Chairman, President and CEO Jose Maria Alapont said. “We look forward to working with Gerard and welcome him to the Federal-Mogul team.” Previously, Chochoy held senior management positions with several large global manufacturing companies. Most recently, he was executive vice president of the automotive seating group at Faurecia, based in Paris. Prior to that, he was the executive vice president of operations at NEC Computer International and was group vice president of wiper systems at Valeo. Chochoy earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Paris Dauphine University, Paris, France. For more information about Federal-Mogul, go to: http://www.federal-mogul.com.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementlast_img read more

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Cruickshank and Caracci Awarded AWDA Pursuit of Excellence Honors

first_imgLAS VEGAS — On October 31, Brian Cruickshank, director of the University of the Aftermarket and David Caracci, executive director of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation were honored with the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association’s 2010 Pursuit of Excellence Award. Established in 1983, this award is given annually by AWDA in recognition of excellence in business performance and support for AWDA and its ideals. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Bill Maggs, AWDA’s incoming vice-chairman and president of the National Pronto Association presented the awards on behalf of AWDA at the association’s 2010 Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Cruickshank and Caracci joined in the effort to reinvigorate the University of the Aftermarket and its Foundation at approximately the same time, entering organizations that were widely seen to be in need of new energy and vision. Today, both organizations have seen a renaissance in both purpose and productivity. “Dave Caracci been an outstanding business executive, a dedicated association board member and officer, a management consultant, a lecturer, a leader,” said Bill Maggs at the award presentation. “He has also consistently striven to ‘give something back’ to the industry that treated him so well.” Added Maggs, “Through his hard work, dedication, commitment and vision, Brian Cruickshank has completely turned around the prospects for the University of the Aftermarket. For the second straight year, Leadership 2.0 is sold out while the ranks of AAP and MAAP designees is steadily expanding.” “Largely due to David’s and Brian’s efforts, the University of the Aftermarket is once again included in any discussion of industry education, either as a sponsor, a purveyor, a participant or an accrediting body. The continued vitality of these two organizations is of immense value to the aftermarket industry.”Advertisementlast_img read more

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Alliance Promotes Dale Hopkins to CIO

first_imgDeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance has promoted Dale Hopkins to chief information officer (CIO) for the group, where he has served as vice president, information technology, since 2007.  Hopkins’ new title is vice president and CIO. He will continue to report directly to John Washbish, president and CEO of the Alliance.   “For the past four years, Dale has been building a crew and architecting the Alliance Technology S uite,” said Washbish.  “He has built the best IT team in the aftermarket in terms of broad knowledge and deep experience and has been a key member of our executive planning team. With this promotion, he will continue his strategic role as most of the opportunities we see on the horizon are closely tied to information technology.“   Hopkins is a true native of the aftermarket, having began his career at the store level for a major automotive distributor. He spent 10 years in progressively responsible field assignments, acting as the interface between store personnel and top management.  With nearly 25 years of business management and consulting experience in the information technology arena, Hopkins has held senior executive-level positions with technology companies including i2 Technologies, Aspect Development and CCI/Triad (now known as Epicor).       AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementlast_img read more

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Scenes From LA Beta Sigma Phi Ice Cream Social

first_imgJacque Ciddio and Linda Johnson prepare ice cream cone flowers Sunday afternoon for the Los Alamos Beta Sigma Phi Ice Cream Social hosted by Preceptor Beta Chapter. Courtesy photoLaura Kendrick makes popcorn Sunday for the Los Alamos Beta Sigma Phi Ice Cream Social. Courtesy photoBeta Sigma Phi sisters gather for a group photo Sunday afternoon during an Ice Cream Social. Courtesy photoCOMMUNITY News:Members of Los Alamos Beta Sigma Phi enjoyed an Ice Cream Social, Sunday afternoon to kick off the organization’s year.There are five chapters in Los Alamos. Members were hosted by Preceptor Beta Chapter. Ice cream cone flowers. Courtesy photoIce cream cone flowers. Courtesy photolast_img read more

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Great American Duck Race Aug. 22-25

first_imgTwo different versions of this year’s shirts will be available. The “Racing through the Stars” shirt is the official retail shirt and sells for $15. The “Space Galaxy Duck” features a duck blasting through the galaxy with a space suit, helmet and jet pack. “We are excited to be able to organize this event for its 40th year and celebrate such a unique event for our community and region,” said John Richmond, secretary of Great American Duck Race Committee. The Capital Power entertainment venue will feature live music throughout the weekend at the park’s pavilion. Adjacent to the pavilion will be the Circle F Construction beer and wine garden served by D.H. Lescombes Winery. Friday, Aug. 234 p.m. Carnival Courthouse ParkAll Day (some open) Duck Mart/Vendors Courthouse Park4-8 p.m. Capital Power Entertainment/Stage Area Courthouse Park6:30 p.m. Mizkan America, Inc Sponsor Party/Dinner Mimbres Valley Special Events Center There will be food, arts and crafts vendors, live music and of course, the best duck racing action on wet and dry tracks in the United States. Last year’s winners, on both wet and dry tracks, took home a winning purse of $1,380 each. Sunday, Aug. 25All Day Carnival Courthouse ParkAll Day Duck Mart/Vendors Courthouse ParkAll Day Slow Pitch Tournament Hooten Complex7 a.m. Solitaire Homes Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension Deming Soccer Field10 a.m. Great American Washers Tournament Courthouse Park (Tommy Esquivel 575.494.1890)12-6 p.m. Capital Power Entertainment/Stage Area Courthouse Park12-6 p.m. D.H. Lescombes Winery Beer & Wine Garden Courthouse Park12 p.m. ($5 entry) Live Duck Race/Water Race McKinley Duck Downs3 p.m. Duck Race eliminations/finals McKinley Duck Downs**Pets, with the exception of service animals with paperwork, are not allow at the Park. Pets can be left at the kennel. Donations appreciated. The Great American Duck Race weekend is sponsored by Luna Energy Facility and features the Mizkan America Duck Royalty Pageant, Solitaire Homes Hot Air Balloon mass ascensions, Busy Bee Septic Great American Outhouse Race, Deming MainStreet Great American Tortilla Toss, the McKinley Duck Downs Mall at Luna County Courthouse Park, horseshoe, washer, cornhole, slow-pitch softball and skate tournaments. The theme and logo will be seen throughout this year’s festivities and will be used for the theme for judging the Duck Royalty Pageant and the Tournament of Ducks Parade that take place during the weekend events. The 40th annual Great American Duck Race kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, with the Mizkan America Duck Royalty Pageant at the Mimbres Valley Special Events Center (2300 E. Pine St.) and wraps up Sunday, Aug. 26, with the duck race finals on wet and dry tracks at McKinley Duck Downs (Luna County Courthouse Park). Finals are expected to run by 3 p.m. tentatively. Don’t forget live duck racing on wet and dry tracks at McKinley Duck Downs beginning at noon on Saturday and wrapping up with the championship finals on both tracks at 3 p.m., Sunday. “Racing through the Stars” is already racing through the Internet space as the 2019 theme and official logo with many events that share the “space” theme in 2019.center_img Great American Duck Race A limited edition “Throwback Duck” shirt was done in black and white only and will feature the iconic back of a duck waddling down the highway. Only a limited run of these are available in t-shirt and tank tops. The cost is $20. Most collectors buy one to wear and one to tuck away as memorabilia. The 40th annual Great American Duck Race begins tonight and runs throough Sunday, Aug. 25 at Luna County Courthouse Park in Deming. For more information on vendors, activities and events, please go our website: www.demingduckrace.com or contact the Deming Visitor Center 575.567.1962. Saturday, Aug. 24All Day Carnival Courthouse ParkAll Day Duck Mart/Vendors Courthouse ParkAll Day Slow Pitch Tournament Hooten Complex (Coach Longoria 575-545-9956)7 a.m. Solitaire Homes Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension Deming Soccer Field10 a.m. Columbus Electric Co-Op Tournament of Ducks Parade Downtown Deming10 a.m. Great American Horseshoe Tournament Courthouse Park (Tommy Esquivel 575.494.1890)11 a.m. Great American Cornhole Tournament Courthouse Park (TJ Saucedo 575.494.5686)11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1st United Methodist Church Barbecue Granite & Buckeye – delivery available – 575.546.279112-4 p.m. ($5 entry) Live Duck Race/Water Race McKinley Duck Downs12-7 p.m. Capital Power Entertainment/Stage Area Courthouse Park12-10 p.m. D.H. Lescombes Winery Beer & Wine Garden Courthouse Park2 p.m. Great American Tortilla Toss Poplar Street5:30 p.m. Great American Outhouse Race Silver Street5:30-7 p.m. ($5 entry) Evening Duck Race/Water Race McKinley Duck Downs7-10 p.m. Last Duck Standing Afterparty Capital Power Entertainment Pavilion7:30 p.m. Solitaire Homes Hot Air Balloon Glow8 p.m. Duck Dance Adobe Deli ($10 Admission, Free Admission for sponsors wearing sponsor shirt)**Pets, with the exception of service animals with paperwork, are not allowed at the Park. Baseball caps and shirts will also be for sale at the Deming Visitor Center, 800 E. Pine St. Thursday, Aug. 22Evening Luna County Skate Competition Deming Skate Park 6:30 p.m. Mizkan America, Inc Duck Royalty Pageant Mimbres Valley Special Events Center This year’s theme was the work of Jerran Duty. This year’s logo features a space duck blasting through the galaxy and racing through the stars. DNM News:last_img read more

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Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cut On LA Tan & More

first_imgOwner Roberta Rivera, center, staff and friends cut the ribbon Thursday for the grand re-opening of LA Tan & More at 975 Central Ave. Those gathered for the celebration, toured the newly remodeled facility, heard about new services available and sampled soaps, scrubs and lotions developed in-house. To learn more about LA Tan & More, click here, or call 505.662.7777. Ribbon cuttings are a benefit of being a Chamber Member. For more information about Chamber membership, visit losalamoschamber.com or call Ryn Herrmann at 505.661.4807. Courtesy/Chamber of Commercelast_img read more

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Funeral, Interment Of Unaccompanied Veteran Jan. 15

first_imgOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJames H. GriffinCOMMUNITY News:Rivera Family Funeral Home in Española is announcing the funeral and interment of an unaccompanied Veteran, James H. Griffin, who passed away, alone in his Los Alamos, New Mexico home, on September 9, 2019. He was born on April 7, 1932.Griffin will be escorted from Rivera Family Funeral Home of Española at noon Wednesday, Jan. 15 and taken to the Santa Fe National Cemetery for burial with military honors at 12:45 p.m. All are encouraged to attend both the procession and the burial.Griffin does not have any known living next-of-kin; therefore, the on-site representative of the Española American Legion Post 17 plans on accepting the United States flag on Mr. Griffin’s behalf.Rivera Family Funeral Home works with local community and fellow Veterans service organizations to ensure that NO Veteran is EVER left behind.last_img read more

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