Regions: Nordics Finland AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Email Address Current restrictions, imposed since late November amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in multiple regions, are due to expire today (15 December). There are currently just three districts – Lapland, Eastern Savo and North Savo – in which it can offer land-based gaming. 15th December 2020 | By Robin Harrison It had previously pledged to roll out the feature by the end of January, but has now confirmed that this will be in place earlier than planned. After its long-awaited introduction, players must log in order to gamble on the slots, and will also be able to self-exclude from the terminals. This shut-down of the operator’s Casino Helsinki venue, and its Feel Vegas and Pelaamo arcade chains, has prompted the operator to enter negotiations with staff over temporary lay-offs, of up to 90 days. This, however, will only be introduced at devices hosted in third party locations. Account-based play will not be rolled out at Veikkaus’ proprietary slot arcades until summer next year. In related news, Veikkaus will find out tomorrow (16 December) if it will to have to keep its land-based operations in a number of regions of the country shuttered as a result of rising novel coronavirus (Covid-19) cases. Tags: Veikkaus Land-based casino “We continue following the instructions and will act accordingly,” the operator’s senior vice president of channels and sales Jari Heino said. “The authorities have access to the best expertise available as regards the coronavirus pandemic, and we will naturally act in compliance with their instructions.” Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Casino & games Land-based casino Slots Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus has confirmed that compulsory identity verification controls will be in place across its network of slot machines from 12 January, 2021. A pilot programme for the account-based play began in September, before being expanded to more regions in November. Its introduction follows efforts by Veikkaus to reduce the number of slots in operation across the country, with 8,000 to be taken offline by the end of the year. Having originally committed to taking 3,500 devices out of service, it increased this number in June. Veikkaus to introduce ID verification for slots from 12 January
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Dejection: Yoann Huget shows his frustration at the final whistle. Photo: Getty ImagesThey have shown signs of escaping the malaise that has affected French rugby in recent years but if they are to start challenging for the title again they need to be performing consistently and maintaining intensity for 80 minutes, not playing in patches here and there and losing their structure.Battle for 2023 – The pre-match ‘entertainment’ involved the screening of Ireland’s video for their 2023 World Cup campaign and they also had a huge banner on the pitch during the anthems to promote their bid to host the tournament. France took a different approach and emblazoned their campaign logo on the players’ match shirts as they are also in the race to host RWC 2023.STATISTICS23 – Carries made by CJ Stander, ten more than the top Frenchmen, Gael Fickou and Louis Picamoles both with 13.18 – Tackles made by Kevin Gourdon, more than any other player.8 – Line breaks made by France, double the number made by Ireland. Yet Ireland beat more defenders, 16 to 14.9 – Turnovers made by France compared to four by Ireland.68% – Territory Ireland enjoyed, along with 64% possession.Ireland: R Kearney (A Trimble 51); K Earls, G Ringrose, R Henshaw, S Zebo; J Sexton (P Jackson 69), C Murray (K Marmion 78); J McGrath (C Healy 60), R Best (capt, N Scannell 68), T Furlong (J Ryan 74), D Ryan (I Henderson 60), D Toner, CJ Stander, S O’Brien (P O’Mahony 68), J Heaslip.Try: Murray. Con: Sexton. Pens: Sexton 2, Jackson. DG: Sexton.France: S Spedding (D Camara 74); Y Huget, R Lamerat (H Chavancy 60), G Fickou, N Nakaitaci; C Lopez; B Serin (M Machenaud 62); C Baille (U Atonio 51), G Guirado (capt, C Tolofua 62), R Slimani (E Ben Arous 51), S Vahaamahina (J Le Devedec 51), Y Maestri, B le Roux (C Ollivon 60), K Gourdon, L Picamoles. Star performer: Conor Murray was Man of the Match against France. Photo: Getty Images Ireland put together back-to-back wins to maintain their Six Nations title bid, with Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton pulling the strings for the men in green. France started strongly and took a 6-0 lead but Ireland gained control midway through the first half and maintained it for much of the remainder of the game. They even denied the French a losing bonus point with a late penalty. Ireland will now head to Cardiff to play Wales with confidence – but before that, here’s our verdict on the match…WHAT’S HOTKing Conor – Conor Murray was lauded across the world following his performance in Ireland’s win over New Zealand last year. His form in the first two rounds of the Six Nations was not at the same level but he showed against France why he is the favourite to wear the Lions No 9 shirt this summer. His game management was superb – box-kicking to relieve the pressure and producing accurate touch finders as well as delivering quick ball to his back-line. Whether the return of Johnny Sexton at ten had any affect on his display it’s hard to know, but Warren Gatland will no doubt have been pleased to see this Man of the Match performance.Loop the loop – The loop is one of the first moves you learn in rugby but it’s something you don’t see so often at the very top end of the modern game. Ireland used it to good effect against France, though. Johnny Sexton was creating space in the wider channels with a short pass to a team-mate and then collecting the return pass further out. He mixed up his game well with passes short and long as well as neat dinks behind; there was even a quick tap penalty and a drop-goal – you wouldn’t know he’d been out injured for a few weeks.Kick and flick: Johnny Sexton mixed up his game well against France. Photo: Getty ImagesAnd that was not the only way Ireland tested France’s defence. Yes, the likes of CJ Stander and Sean O’Brien made trademark surges but it was backs like Garry Ringrose and Rob Kearney hitting the line late and at sharp angles that caused the most damage, their arrival at pace often catching the French by surprise.Double act – Baptiste Serin is a relatively new arrival on the Test scene while Camille Lopez has been criticised in the past for his inconsistency, but the two half-backs are starting to form a very effective partnership for France. They weren’t equal to the excellence of Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton but they are certainly an improvement on what France have produced in recent years.Bright spark: Baptiste Serin scythes through the Irish defence. Photo: Getty ImagesSerin adds plenty of tempo – something les Bleus have been lacking in recent years – with his speed of pass and sniping runs. Lopez, meanwhile, is balancing his game well, putting in territory-gaining kicks and slotting goals when called upon but also picking the right time to release those outside him. It was just a shame they couldn’t keep it up for the whole match. The key is for Guy Noves to resist making changes and stick with this pairing so they can continue to build.Small but mighty – Mention must go to the two mascots who stood alongside Ireland captain Rory Best for the anthems. They belted out the words with as much aplomb as the players. Bravo!Fine voice: Ireland line up for the anthem with their two mascots. Photo: Getty ImagesWHAT’S NOTPressure, not points – Ireland had four kickable penalties in the first half but opted to kick none of them towards the posts. Okay, one resulted in Conor Murray’s try – the call for a five-metre scrum paying off when the No 9 got over the line. But the occasions they decided to go for the corner and back their lineout drive did not bear fruit.Once they knocked on and France got a penalty from the resulting scrum. On another occasion the French drove them back and won the turnover. We know Ireland have a strong mauling game, but in the first half of a tight Test match, are points on the board not more important? For all the pressure and possession they had in the second quarter, they had only seven points to show for it.Close range: Conor Murray burrows over for Ireland’s try. Photo: Getty ImagesInterestingly, in the second half they generally kicked their goals. Captain Rory Best said the change in tack was down to the fact the kicks were from easier positions, in front of the posts, and it didn’t cost them a victory in this match – but it will be interesting to see what strategy they employ against Wales, who have also been turning down kicks at goal in this championship.French inconsistency – France started this game at full throttle, attacking from deep and putting pressure on in the Irish 22. They even made it across the whitewash, only for a knock-on to be spotted in the build-up and the try ruled out by the TMO, and they did notch six points through two Camille Lopez penalties. Yet they then drifted out of the game, not really venturing into Ireland’s 22 in the middle half and not putting a point on the board for 57 minutes. Pens: Lopez 3.For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here. The good and the bad from Ireland’s 2017 Six Nations win over France in Dublin LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS
Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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Miriam Schmidt no piensa en las diferencias en su congregación unificada de episcopales y luteranos. Miembros de ambas denominaciones —y de otras en la pequeña comunidad de Big Sky, Montana— trabajan juntos por una causa común, compartiendo el culto, las comidas y los ministerios.Pero existen algunas dificultades, reconoce Schmidt. Entre ellas, la elección de los himnos preferidos—y con la misma letra y música— por ambos grupos.La iglesia de Todos los Santos [All Saints] se encuentra entre otras 65 comunidades de culto de todo el país en que luteranos y episcopales están asociados. Estas congregaciones y ministerios universitarios están viviendo el Llamado a la Misión Común, un acuerdo entre la Iglesia Episcopal y la Iglesia Evangélica Luterana en América para estar en plena comunión, compartir el liderazgo del clero y funcionar como congregaciones mixtas.Casi la totalidad de las más de 20 personas entrevistadas para una serie de relatos conmemorativos de este 15º. Aniversario del Llamado a la Misión Común elogiaron los beneficios de trabajar juntos: desde compartir los recursos, especialmente en lugares pequeños, hasta ser un modelo de la unidad y la colaboración. Unas congregaciones fusionadas en Baltimore han creado un ministerio dinámico y activo de “luterpales” que se proponen servir a la barriada. Un programa de capellanía universitaria en el Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts (MIT) es un lugar de santuario y comunidad para los estudiantes. Y en Alaska, una comunidad integrada (ellos mismos se llaman lutepiscos) es la única presencia del protestantismo tradicional en más de 300 kilómetros.Todos los Santos en Big Sky está creciendo en número, dijo Laura T. Sacchi, miembro por mucho tiempo, y lo más importante que la gente está creciendo espiritualmente en tanto aprende acerca de diferentes tradiciones.Tuvieron que trabajar juntos para resolver como hacer concesiones y renuncias, “como hacer que todo el mundo se sienta acogido e incluido”. Esos buenos hábitos han transmitido y configurado a una iglesia comprometida con la hospitalidad y que acoge por igual al forastero y al vecino.Este sentido de acogida encuentra eco en la iglesia luterana-episcopal de la Epifanía [Epiphany Lutheran-Episcopal Church] en Alaska, donde no cierran las puertas. Quieren que el edificio permanezca abierto para cualquiera, un forastero necesitado, otra denominación en procura de un espacio de culto, un visitante que ande en busca de un hogar de fe.“Siempre nos han conocido como la iglesia del pueblo donde todo el mundo es invitado a venir a adorar”, dijo la Rda. Christian Mauntel, pastora luterana en La Epifanía. Su iglesia estaba a la vanguardia, convirtiéndose en un ministerio conjunto a fines de los años 70. El Llamado a la Misión Común vino a confirmar lo que los feligreses han creído desde hace mucho: que están mejor juntos.“Lo que era ‘tenemos que’ [una aspiración] ahora se ha convertido en motivo de orgullo”, dijo Mauntel. Ella cree que la pequeña congregación es un vivo ejemplo del aspecto que tendrán muchas iglesias en el futuro: fuerte liderazgo laico y ministerio colaborativo con otras tradiciones.“Tratamos de hacer que la gente sienta el amor de Dios cuando entran por la puerta. No les preguntamos quiénes son o por cuánto tiempo han estado aquí o a qué denominación pertenecen. Tratamos a todos los que vienen aquí como hijos amados de Dios”.En la historia de la Cristiandad y el surgimiento de las denominaciones, a veces las personas y las iglesias pierden de vista lo que les une, dice la Rda. Margaret Rose, subdirectora de relaciones ecuménicas e interreligiosas de la Iglesia Episcopal.“Nuestras divisiones —no nuestras diferencias— son parte de la naturaleza polarizadora de la cultura actual. Nos impiden trabajar juntos por un mundo mejor’, dijo Rose. “ Estoy muy consciente de que nuestras diferencias son parte de la riqueza singular que nos permite entender ‘al otro’ y a nosotros mismos”.Nuestra labor como cristianos, dijo Rose, es “revelar la unidad de la Iglesia que ya está allí”. Eso exige forjar relaciones con personas que tienen diferentes tradiciones religiosas, “llegar a conocerse mutuamente en los niveles más profundos de quienes somos y ser transformados por eso”.En un nivel práctico, este compromiso se define en la forma de compartir el espacio, el culto, el ministerio y la misión. “Es un enorme, caótico y maravilloso desorden”, afirmó Rose.Las iteraciones locales de asociaciones entre luteranos y episcopales asumen todas las formas: desde congregaciones conjuntas y fusionadas hasta dos entidades legalmente separadas comprometidas a trabajar como una sola. Algunas congregaciones tienen juntas parroquiales y consejos y están bajo la jurisdicción tanto del obispo episcopal como del obispo luterano. Otras caen bajo la autoridad episcopal de una denominación, pero trabajan estrechamente con la otra.En el nivel denominacional, el Llamado a la Misión Común ha provocado creciente colaboración y debate. Los funcionarios ecuménicos con frecuencia trabajan juntos para encontrar intereses comunes y maneras de intensificarse mutuamente el ministerio. Por ejemplo, la oficina de Rose está a punto de enviarles a las diócesis Descubrir el islam [Discover Islam] una serie de DVDs y un currículo creado por la IELA y la Sociedad Islámica de América del Nortel La Iglesia Episcopal y la IELA comparten un empleado de tiempo completo en la Oficina de Relaciones Internacionales. Esa oficina también produjo, con sus homólogas en Canadá, un devocional de Adviento gratuito este año.Las dos denominaciones colaboran y coordinan temas sociales, dijo Kathyrn Johnson, directora de relaciones ecuménicas e interreligiosas de la IELA.Servicios Luteranos de Inmigración trabaja con la Iglesia Episcopal, explicó ella. Y la IELA se siente “agradecida por la mayor atención prestada por la Iglesia Episcopal a algunos de los temas de justicia para los pueblos nativos. En verdad apreciamos el liderazgo de la Iglesia Episcopal en [la reserva india de] Roca Enhiesta (la polémica propuesta de construir un oleoducto a través de sus tierras sagradas)”.Aun con el progreso de los últimos 15 años, hay aún un tremendo trabajo por hacer. Los ministerios en Alaska, Montana, Maryland y Massachusetts todos hablan de retos de gobernabilidad. La Epifanía en Alaska todavía no tiene constitución y estatutos debido a las conflictivas exigencias de las estructuras denominacionales. En Maryland, están tratando de manejar el seguro: una denominación no le extenderá la cobertura del seguro al liderazgo de la otra. La programación que proporciona o una diócesis o un sínodo tiene que ser adaptada para una audiencia multidenominacional en el MIT. Y en Montana, Schmidt siempre está sopesando la manera de promover actividades denominacionales.“¿Abogo por la [Agencia de] Ayuda Luterana o por la Agencia Episcopal de Ayuda y Desarrollo?¿Cómo elegir?”, preguntó ella. “Quiero conservar nuestros lazos denominacionales, pero solo hay una cierta cantidad de energía que una congregación tiene para la misión y la proyección comunitaria”.Johnson dijo que ella espera que puede realizarse más trabajo de formación, particularmente con los seminarios. “Deberíamos de enseñarnos unos a otros acerca de nuestras tradiciones”, dijo ella. “En este momento de gran desafío para la viabilidad de los seminarios como instituciones, no hemos mirado a este problema con tanta atención como me habría gustado que lo hubiéramos hecho”.El Rdo. Tom Ferguson, rector de la iglesia episcopal de San Juan [St. John’s] en Sandwich, Massachusetts, recuerda los primeros tiempos del acuerdo. Él se había incorporado al personal de la Iglesia Episcopal sólo unos meses después de que el Llamado a la Misión Común entrará oficialmente en vigor el 1 de enero de 2001. Hubo dos retos en los primeros años: el práctico de determinar la política a seguir y el más ambiguo de limar las desavenencias y encontrar medios de poner a todo el mundo de acuerdo, incluso a los que se habían opuesto enérgicamente al acuerdo.En la actualidad, la mayoría está de acuerdo en teoría respecto a la importancia de la misión común, pero muchos de los cambios estructurales siguen sin resolverse, dijo Ferguson.Ahora que el acuerdo ha estado vigente durante 15 años, es hora probablemente de reevaluarlo y reinventarlo, afirmó. La Iglesia ha cambiado de lo que era entonces. Si bien ambas denominaciones siguen decayendo en número de fieles —como la mayoría de las tradiciones principales— es obvio que las estructuras eclesiásticas necesitan cambiar, añadió.“Tal vez el propósito del acuerdo fue llevarnos donde debemos estar en los próximos años”, dijo Ferguson. “Ahora es el momento de vivir la visión y libertad increíbles que el acuerdo original brindó. Deberíamos preguntarnos: ¿qué otras asociaciones ecuménicas podemos buscar? ¿Por qué debemos hacer juntos nuestra labor?”Jesús vino a establecer el reino de los cielos, no denominaciones, añadió Ferguson. Yo he servido en una congregación luterana y he servido en una iglesia episcopal, y he predicado el mismo evangelio en ambos lugares. Estoy más interesado en la manera de ser cristiano y de encontrar un terreno común”.– Richelle Thompson es subdirectora y gerente editorial de Forward Movement. Traducción de Vicente Echerri. 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Fit Worth Corporate Challenge encourages fitness in the community Previous articleTCU to send first student interns to EthiopiaNext articleWomen’s track faces tough competition after strong start Jake Foote RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Jake Foote Facebook Jake Footehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jake-foote/ [View the story “Public Discussion on Concussions in Cheerleading” on Storify] Twitter Linkedin Jake Footehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jake-foote/ Grains to grocery: One bread maker brings together farmers and artisans at locally-sourced store Linkedin Kickball tournament raises money to kick out cancer Twitter ReddIt GOP voters in Tarrant County set record for first-day voter turnout Fort Worth set to elect first new mayor in 10 years Saturday + posts Jake Footehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jake-foote/ Safety Net: Fort Worth nonprofit empowers people in poverty Facebook printThe University Interscholastic League (UIL) is deciding to recognize cheerleading as a sport in order to have athletes adhere to their concussion protocol.Football and women’s soccer are no longer the only sports being brought up in the discussion about concussions. The UIL, which oversees high school athletic competitions in Texas, has launched a pilot program this year to make competitions safer.Cheerleading wasn’t considered a sport by the UIL before this year, but this designation changed as more athletes reported concussions and other serious injuries.In order to ensure that cheerleaders adhered to their concussion protocol, the UIL held their first ever Spirit State Championship in January.“The focus of the spirit competition and its addition as a UIL activity is based on safety,” said Kate Hector, media coordinator for UIL. “Prior to adding a competition in spirit, the UIL added specific safety requirements for cheerleading participants and safety training for cheerleading sponsors.”This new competition placed a greater focus on spirit and teamwork rather than complicated stunts, which are the most common cause of head injuries in cheerleading.Cheerleading InjuriesCreate bar chartsConcussions can occur in a number of ways in cheerleading. The two most common concussion incidents involve flyers hitting a base in the head during stunts or falling to the ground. The second case is far more serious and can cause serious damage to the head and neck.Jeoff Johnson, head cheerleading coach at Paschal High School, said that the first type of concussion is very common in his practices, but steps are always made to ensure the safety of the athletes.Cheerleaders must now meet the same guidelines as all other athletes when returning to competition after a suspected concussion. The UIL protocol requires that the athlete’s doctor provide a written statement once the athlete is cleared to return.“We do make sure to take our time getting them back to make sure, at this young age, their brain has had time enough to fully recover, which is different for everyone,” said Johnson. “We are lucky to have a connection through Fort Worth ISD to have the Ben Hogan Sports Medicine and Concussion Center at our disposal.”Although the UIL has changed the way teams compete, not much has changed in Johnson’s cheer practices.“We just try to spend more time relearning the basics and fundamentals of spotting as well as stunt technique,” said Johnson. “This way those involved in a stunt know on instinct how to react if something goes wrong and those that are safety spotters can step in to fill any gaps.”Johnson uses the Ben Hogan Sports Medicine and Concussion Center even before following the UIL mandated concussion protocol to ensure that athletes are fully prepared to return to action. He said the safety of the cheerleaders lies mainly on the shoulders of one individual.“All in all, it’s really on the coach to know the level of ability for each squad to know what stunts they should and should not attempt and a proper progression to improving skills in a safe manner,” said Johnson. Jake Footehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jake-foote/ Human sex trafficking is becoming a problem in Dallas-Fort Worth, Alan Schonborn, vice president of program development for All Church Home for Children, said in a panel discussion on campus.Schonborn, along with four other local human trafficking experts, presented information and stories about local human trafficking on Wednesday. ReddIt Abortion access threatened as restrictive bills make their way through Texas Legislature
April 23, 2009 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Media under attack one month after new president installed MadagascarAfrica Help by sharing this information MadagascarAfrica November 27, 2020 Find out more Reports Follow the news on Madagascar Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the return of censorship to Madagascar in the form of orders to the state-owned media not to cover opposition demonstrations. The press freedom organisation is also worried by the closure of Radio Mada, a station that supports former President Marc Ravalomanana, and acts of vandalism against other pro-Ravalomanana media.”Already badly hit by the crisis that lasted from December 2008 to March 2009, the media are again the target of alarming measures, some of them being executed in a heavy-handed fashion,” Reporters Without Borders said.”While punishing appeals for hate or violence, President Andry Rajoelina must guarantee the free expression of opinions as well as complete and neutral coverage of demonstrations,” Reporters Without Borders added. “We are disturbed by the course of events. The current political and institutional instability does not justify the return of censorship.”Public media censoredThe High Authority for Transition established by Rajoelina in March showed initial signs of goodwill by letting the state-owned media cover opposition activities. Télévision Nationale Malgache (TVM) and Radio Nationale Malgache (RNM) were able to cover demonstrations and invite such leading opposition members as Olivier Rakotovazaha and Constant Raveloson to participate in the Sunday programme “Savaravina” and other programmes.But various sources say that both TVM and RNM were recently ordered to impose a news blackout on the opposition demonstrations in Ambohijatovo and elsewhere.This was denied by TVM interim director Johary Ravaojanahary, who told Reporters Without Borders: “No one is preventing us, here at TVM, from reporting what is happening at Ambohijatovo.” Speaking on condition of anonymity, a TVM journalist took the same position. “I have never, personally, received any ban regarding coverage of opposition demonstrations.”But this was contradicted by another journalist. Also speaking on condition of anonymity, he said: “Effectively there is censorship. Higher instances are putting pressure on the editor in chief to forbid journalists from going to cover the demonstrations.”Radio Mada closed, Télé Mada transmitter dismantledA group of masked soldiers forcibly removed Télé Mada’s transmitter and ordered Radio Mada to close on the night of 19 April. Both of these privately-owned media support former President Ravalomanana.The government accused the two stations of violating broadcasting regulations. The newly-appointed communications minister, Gilbert Raharizatovo, said: “Télé Mada is a pirate station because it does not have a proper broadcast frequency and causes interference to other TV stations. It has not filed a request for an official operating licence with the authorities.”Officials accused Radio Mada of “inciting civil disobedience and undermining the public’s confidence in institutions.” Both presenters and members of the public speaking on the air had “incited listeners to unleash a civil war,” they added.Ravalomanana supporters went to the high court on 20 April in order to hand in a letter to the public prosecutor protesting against the seizure of broadcasting equipment from Radio Mada, Radio Fahazavana and Télé Mada. One person was killed and at least 13 were injured when the police used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse the demonstrators.Communications ministry createdAs he had promised to journalists on 30 March, President Rajoelina has created a communications ministry, a first in Madagascar, where the sector has never had an independent ministry in the past. The new minister, Raharizatovo, is a journalist who worked at RNM and TVM. He was appointed on 17 April.Reporters Without Borders believes one of the ministry’s priorities should be to draft a communications law that clarifies the rules for the media and prevents abuses. The law should also ensure that the public has access to balanced news and information.”The public did not get this when the TV stations that have 80 of the country’s viewers failed to mention the opposition demonstrations at a peak viewing time,” Reporters Without Borders added.Read Reporters Without Borders’ article on the malagasy media published by Slate.fr last 22 March RSF_en to go further Organisation News April 16, 2020 Find out more April 30, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts The 2020 pandemic has challenged press freedom in Africa RSF urges Madagascar to let journalists cover Covid-19 freely News News Madagascar : Sabotage silences TV channel that criticized coronavirus measures
EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition during the holidays. Unfortunately, all too often these festive decorations can increase the chance of fire or injury. The Pasadena Fire Department offers the following Christmas Tree & decorating safety tips to ensure you, your family, loved ones or business have a Safe & Happy Holiday! Remember, for all life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1.Christmas Trees can remain relatively fire safe with these simple steps:• Always choose as fresh of a tree as possible that has green needles.• Recut the trunk at least two inches above the old cut as soon as you get it home. This allows the tree to continue to pull moisture into its foliage.• Place tree in stand and give it water immediately after making the new cut. Giving your tree water is the key to keeping it fresh and enhancing its fire resistance. If your tree is kept outside for a few days, place it in a bucket of water before bringing it indoors.• Check water level daily. Never let the water level go below the bottom of the trunk. Commercial floral preservatives can be added to the water too.• Place tree in the coolest location possible and at least 3 feet away from direct sources of heat. Avoid placing any tree, live or artificial, near a heater outlet, wood stove or fireplace.• Never leave a lighted tree unattended. Never use candles on a tree.• Remove the tree immediately after the holidays. Even a properly cared for tree will become very dry and a potential fire hazard. Take to recycling site or leave for refuse collector.Holiday Lights & Decorating tips to keep you safe include:• Choose decorations that are flame resistant or flame retardant.• Keep decorations away from heat sources, windows and doors.• Properly install your holiday lights and other decorations. Always have someone hold a ladder when in use.• Use lights that have the label of an independent testing laboratory. Be sure to use indoor lights inside and outdoor lights outside.• Use LED lights. They are mostly shatterproof, shock resistant, energy efficient and produce almost no heat, making them safe to touch and greatly reducing the risk from fire.• Make sure all electric cords have no frayed or cracked wires or broken sockets. Do not use or repair a worn light set! Throw it out and buy new.• Do not overload electrical outlets.• Do not link more than three light strands, unless directions says it is safe.• Do not leave lights turned on for prolonged periods or unattended.• Keep exits clear by keeping decorations away from windows and doors.Christmas Tree Recycling Info: www.cityofpasadena.net/PublicWorksFollow Pasadena Fire Dept. at: www.twitter.com/PasadenaFD, @PasadenaFDIf You See Something, Say Something, call Pasadena Police: (626) 744-4241 Top of the News Public Safety Pasadena Fire Department 2015 Holiday Safety Tips Published on Monday, December 7, 2015 | 4:42 pm Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday HerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA Mental Health Chatbot Which Helps People With DepressionHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeauty Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it 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. First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Business News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Make a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
NewsBreaking newsTeen driver seriously injured in Limerick road crashBy Staff Reporter – February 9, 2015 583 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email Previous articleIllustrated talk on photographer Franz S HaselbeckNext articleIreland Club Team To Wear Club Socks Against France #tweetyourfeet Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie First Irish death from Coronavirus Twitter Print Linkedin Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL TAGSfeatured WITNESSES to a serious road crash this Monday morning in county Limerick are being sought by gardai after a young man was hospitalised and said to be in a serious condition with his injuries.Gardai are appealing for the help of the public after an 18 year old driver, who was also the sole occupant of the vehicle, crashed a Peugeot 307 into a wall at Turegh, Cappamore between midnight and 1am.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Emergency services were called to the scene including ambulance, fire and gardai and the driver, who is from the east of the county, was taken to University Hospital Limerick.Bruff are investigating the incident and are asking anyone who may have seen the crash to contact them on 061 382940. No vaccines in Limerick yet Facebook WhatsApp Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Advertisement