Related Items:jamaica, jamaica information service, kingston, television department Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Two boys die, bicycle and van collide in St. Catherine, Jamaica Bahamas DPM Turnquest, as IDB Governor, Talks Technology and Climate Change Resilience at IDB Conclave Recommended for you Jamaica’s Senate Begins debate on National Identification and Registration Bill Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppKINGSTON, March 17 (JIS):The Jamaica Information Service (JIS) is to receive an increased budgetary allocation of $170.6 million for capital expenditure in the 2015/2016 Budget to relocate the Television Department to premises at 5-9 South Odeon Avenue in Kingston.“The Television Department can no longer be accommodated at the premises at Caenwood Centre, Arnold Road, which is owned by the Ministry of Education,” said Senator the Hon. Sandrea Falconer, Minister with responsibility for Information, under whose portfolio the JIS falls.“The Ministry of Education requires the property because they are relocating their agencies to the building which is occupied by JIS TV,” the Minister explained.The relocation matter was discussed at the meeting of the Standing Finance Committee on March 3 and was supported by Opposition Spokesperson for Information, Ms. Olivia Grange, who mentioned that the TV Department’s move was long overdue.A total allocation of $522.2 million is in the 2015/16 Budget, of which the JIS is required to earn $3.2 million more than last year to support its operations, bringing the projected earnings to $65.6 million.
Wolves midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White is relishing the prospect of facing Liverpool in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup on Monday.Gibbs-White is looking for a positive result on Monday after Wolves lost 2-0 to Liverpool at home in the Premier League in December.“It’d be good to go on a cup run this season, but we’re preparing for Liverpool now and we’ll have to wait and see come Monday,” Gibbs-White told the club’s website.“We’ll be ready, but I’m sure Liverpool will be too, and it’ll be a good game.Chelsea hat-trick hero Tammy Abraham hopes for more Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Tammy Abraham hopes this season will be his big breakthrough at Chelsea after firing his first hat-trick for the club in Saturday’s 5-2 win at Wolves.“It’s a magnificent cup to be in, especially when we were in the Championship, being able to play against higher-positioned teams, and now we’re in the Premier League we can experience that regularly.”“It’s going to be another test for us. We played them in the Premier League a couple of weeks ago, but it didn’t end too well.“At Molineux, on Monday we’ve got to prove to everyone that we can compete against them and prove everyone wrong.”
Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Updated: 11:24 AM July 26, 2019 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – More than 13 tons of cocaine seized in international water of the eastern Pacific Ocean from late June to mid-July will be offloaded in San Diego Friday by the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast.The drugs, worth an estimated $350 million, were seized from six suspected smuggling vessels and two floating cocaine bales found off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America by the Coast Guard cutters Robert Ward and Steadfast, according to a statement from the U.S. Coast Guard.“During at-sea interdictions in international waters, a suspect vessel is initially detected and monitored by allied, military or law enforcement personnel coordinated by Joint Interagency Task Force-South based in Key West, Florida,” according to the statement.In fiscal year 2019, the Coast Guard seized more than 230,000 pounds of cocaine from over 100 suspected smuggling vessels and detained more than 400 suspected smugglers in the drug transit zones of the eastern Pacific Ocean, according to the statement.The Steadfast is homeported in Astoria, Oregon, and the Robert Ward, which was commissioned in March, is homeported in San Pedro. KUSI Newsroom KUSI Newsroom, The U.S. Coast Guard’s press release announcing the offload is below:SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-632) is scheduled to offload more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine in San Diego Friday.The cocaine, worth an estimated $350 million, was seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The contraband represents six suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions and the recovery of floating cocaine bales by the crews of two Coast Guard cutters off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America between late June and mid-July.Six of the interdictions were carried out by the Steadfast’s crew, one of the Coast Guard’s oldest cutters commissioned in 1968. One interdiction was by the crew of one of the service’s newest ships, the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward (WPC-1130) commissioned in March, and is not only the cutter’s first drug bust, but the first drug bust by a Coast Guard Sentinel-class fast response cutter in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.The offload from the Steadfast follows the July 11 offload of more than 39,000 pounds of seized cocaine from the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL-775) in San Diego representing 14 interdictions in the same region. So far in fiscal year 2019, the Coast Guard has made more than 100 interdictions, seized more than 230,000 pounds of cocaine and detained more than 400 suspected smugglers in the drug transit zones of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.The fight against drug cartels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean requires unity of effort in all phases from detection, monitoring and interdictions, to criminal prosecutions by U.S. Attorneys in districts across the nation.The Coast Guard increased U.S. and allied presence in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Basin, which are known drug transit zones off of Central and South America, as part of its Western Hemisphere Strategy.During at-sea interdictions, a suspect vessel is initially detected and monitored by allied, military or law enforcement personnel coordinated by Joint Interagency Task Force-South based in Key West, Florida. The law enforcement phase of counter-smuggling operations in the Eastern Pacific is conducted under the authority of the 11th Coast Guard District, headquartered in Alameda.The Steadfast is a 210-foot Reliance-class medium-endurance cutter homeported in Astoria, Oregon.The Robert Ward is a 154-foot Sentinel-class fast response cutter homeported in San Pedro.The Robert Ward is one of four recently commissioned fast response cutters (FRCs) assigned to the 11th Coast Guard District to bolster Coast Guard safety and security operations in the Pacific Southwest region.-USCG- Coast Guard Cutter ‘Steadfast’ set to offload more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine in San Diego Posted: July 26, 2019