Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Limited (STANCH.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2007 annual report.For more information about Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Limited (STANCH.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Limited (STANCH.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Limited (STANCH.bw) 2007 annual report.Company ProfileStandard Chartered Bank Botswana is a leading financial services company in Botswana; operating in the retail, corporate and institutional banking sector. The first branch was opened in 1897 which makes it the oldest financial institution in Botswana. Standard Chartered operates a network of 17 branches and agencies located in the major towns and cities of Botswana, and supported by a Loan Centre and Customer Call Centre. The retail banking division offers a range of transactional products and services, as well as solutions for wealth management and SME banking and lending. The Corporate and Institutional banking division caters for local businesses as well as multi-national corporations; with a product portfolio that includes cash management, trade services, syndications and lending, treasury services, foreign exchange, currency options, government bonds, high-yield deposits and liquidity management products. Standard Chartered Bank is highly respected for its adherence to corporate government standards and its commitment to uplift communities in Botswana through a dedicated community programme.
Rector Tampa, FL Featured Jobs & Calls AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Tags Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Shreveport, LA Julian Malakar says: Selena Smith says: Associate Rector Columbus, GA February 18, 2015 at 1:58 pm Sorry to hear that, Dr. Graham does a lot of great work helping those in needs all over the world. I could have named others, but he was the one who came to my mind. The point being expressed is more important than anyone’s name. Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Alfonso Camiwet says: Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Smithfield, NC February 21, 2015 at 12:39 pm My Ministry unknowing to me is to study cancer first from labs research first on breast and ovary with Mary, the Virgin Mary. From there I began to study the research of the cell cycle that governs all tissue types of cells that divide. That study found me the discovery labs on p 53 protein the protein that is mutated in 50% of all sufferring forms of cancer disease regardless of tissue type. Thus p 53 protein science is the most important research in modern cancer labs.. And after studying it I asked Mary and Jesus for the cure. Rdioactive cysteine is th cure of cancer I sent wrod to all major cancer institutes and many churches including our Primate Bishop and the Archbishop of Canterbury. Then i did something else I studied radiation and cysteine in healthy cells and tissue discovering that the sunshine is the major source of virtamin D and that a vitamn called PLP or vitamin B 6 is the co enzyme used to allow cysteine synthesis. These two vitamins actually prevent many many cancers and are the most prophylactic form of cancer medicine. Anyway it reveals the cure of cancer in healthy tissue is also the best way to prevent it. Now it up to the Love of God and genius of medical research to end this dragon forever. Let us pray cancer is off the earth this Easter. Submit an Event Listing February 18, 2015 at 1:34 pm I quit reading when Franklin Graham’s name was mentioned. William A. Flint, PhD says: The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Julian Malakar says: Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA William A. Flint, PhD says: Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Hopkinsville, KY February 18, 2015 at 3:37 pm Lent is perfect time to reflect where we stand firmly, in case we fall in a situation with a hanging sword over our head as we saw in the picture, 21 Egyptian Christians kneeling down at the sea shore in Libya and waiting for Jesus to come and pick their souls up in Paradise, as it had happened to St. Stephen in 1st century. It is sad to know that there was no message publicly from our PB to console Christians at this time of trial. Our consolation comes from words of God as it is written: “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me” (Matthew 5:11).Our heartfelt prayer remains for bereaved Christian families in Egypt to get strength from God and May their souls rest in peace with our Lord Jesus Christ in Heaven! Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Featured Events February 21, 2015 at 12:08 am My parish’s Ash Wednesday service was predominantly filled with college age practicing Episcopalians. The worm will turn again someday folks. Be strong and wait on the LORD. February 16, 2015 at 7:30 pm This message would elucidate more about Ash Wednesday if it mentioned grief and repentance concerning sin, topics central to this holy day from the time of its inception.In the Bible we learn that placing ashes on oneself reflects grief and mourning which are often connected to personal awareness of sin and heartfelt turning from those acts of wrongdoing (please read Job 30:19; 42:6; Daniel 9:3-5; Jonah 3:6; and Matthew 11:21). The ashes from the ancient ritual of the heifer (Numbers 19) were used in purification rites. Because of Jesus who came to fulfill the Law (not to invalidate it, Matthew 5:17) we live in a better situation as taught by the book of Hebrews (9:13-14) which gladly affirms that if the ashes of a heifer sprinkled on defiled persons were effective for purifying them outwardly, how much more will the blood (i.e., sacrificial death) of Christ purify our consciences from sinful acts that lead to death so that we may worship and serve the living God!We are all mortal, frail, and beset with sin but this sober truth which we rightly admit is hardly a “negative” one. Because of Jesus’ death to effect genuine forgiveness and reconciliation we can admit and grieve for our sins, pray for forgiveness, receive God’s remedy through Christ and thus turn from what harms us (and others) to live in humility, gratitude, and true hope of participating in God’s loving work of redemption. This is Good News indeed!Permission granted to place this preceding message in every church bulletin. Posted Feb 10, 2015 Comments are closed. Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK February 19, 2015 at 2:18 pm Just a look at what The Freedom From Religion Foundation is doing. Where is the Church?A West Virginia middle school took down the crosses from a memorial to a beloved teacher, but is standing firm on the angels etched into the stone, despite an atheist group’s threat to sue on constitutional grounds. An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud: Crossing continents and cultures with the most beautiful instrument you’ve never heard Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 Comments (12) Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA February 20, 2015 at 4:48 pm Thanks, you inspire.Our rector’s sermon Wednesday was a different twist on the cross on the forehead. Some accept the ashes to demonstrate their piety, like hypocrites; some accept it as a visible reminder of their own brokenness and need for reflection and redemption.Lent will be more interesting for me this year. Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC February 17, 2015 at 3:21 pm Accepting that we are dust and will return to dust is a reminder of our humanity. That we are frail, imperfect and weak; we are sinners. But through His grace, mercy and pity; the human flesh can also rise to heights of service and perfection if only for more life to be enjoyed by many. Hence from misdeeds and error, we always repent and return to the Lord for forgiveness. Then rise with Him for clearer, cleaner, wiser acts of service celebrating life. Then as we go nearer to dust, we can proudly see and say, my Lord and my God. Director of Music Morristown, NJ Submit a Press Release February 14, 2015 at 2:46 pm May the Church continue to wander seeking her soul’s identity and heart’s desire who is God. Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group February 18, 2015 at 9:07 am Now may the PB turn her attention to ISIS and tell us how we are to move forward with them? The ABC and the Pope have already stepped to the plate, but what about our liberal Episcopal Church? What say you? Did the radical Islamic extremest behead Egyptian citizens or Egyptian Christians? Both statements would be correct, but in this case they were murdered because of their Christian Faith, not their national status. The ABC and Pope said Christians martyrs – what does our PB say?Episcopalians deserve to hear from their PB, their Bishops and their Clergy on this issue. Where do we stand? Whether you have noticed or not, it is time to take a stand on this and several other issues confronting Christians in the society. There is a group here in America, the Church needs to confront, The Freedom From Religion Foundation, an atheist group, that keeps taking Christian children and teenagers religious liberties away from them through legal intimidation. Shouldn’t we be standing with our kids to protect them from this intimidation.Dr. Franklin Graham is addressing all these issues, others are addressing all these issues. It is time for us (I THINK) to address all these issues. I hope other Episcopalians will express their views. How much do we value the Gospel of God and the message that Jesus is the only way to God? For us Jesus has come and for the Jews, Jesus is coming. Compromising God is not a good position to take. In seminary, I met many survivors of the Holocaust and their stern warning NEVER AGAIN. Looks like again is upon us. Reply Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Albany, NY Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Submit a Job Listing Rector Collierville, TN Richard McClellan says: Rector Pittsburgh, PA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori Lent is “a journey that is about enlightenment if we’re willing to think about it that way.”[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “That cross that comes on our foreheads on Ash Wednesday is a reminder of the cross that’s put there at Baptism,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her Lent Message 2015.The video of the Presiding Bishop’s message is here.Lent is a season of Christian reflection that begins on Ash Wednesday (February 18) and concludes on Easter (April 5).The Presiding Bishop also noted Lent is “a journey that is about enlightenment if we’re willing to think about it that way.”The following is the Presiding Bishop’s Lent Message 2015Lent is about to begin. That word in English comes from an Old English word that means “to lengthen,” and it’s a reminder of the days getting longer as we move toward summer out of the dark of winter.But in a number of other languages, particularly Spanish and French, the word for “Lent” reflects “forty days,” “cuaresma.” Forty days of wandering in the desert, forty days of Jesus out in the desert.It’s also about a journey. And it’s a journey that is about enlightenment if we’re willing to think about it that way.Lent is an ancient tradition of solidarity and preparation for those who look forward to Baptism at the Easter Vigil. It has always been a time for prayer and study, fasting, self-denial, and alms-giving, sharing what we have with those who do not have. Prayer is an opportunity to reflect on who walks with us in the desert, who brings light into the world. Study is an opportunity to do the same kinds of things looking at the history of our tradition, where have human beings found light and direction in their journey through this world. Fasting and self-denial are an inward-reflection on what it is that keeps us in the dark, or what it is that keeps us directionless, or that keeps us overly self-focused. And it becomes an invitation to turn outward and share what we have with those who have not. To build solidarity among God’s people and the rest of the earth.One of the most memorable Ash Wednesdays I ever spent was in San Jose, Costa Rica, in a school for children. I was asked to place ashes on the foreheads of toddlers. It was a provocative experience in the deepest sense, reminding very small children that they are mortal.That cross that comes on our foreheads on Ash Wednesday is a reminder of the cross that’s put there at Baptism. You are sealed by the Holy Spirit in Baptism and marked as Christ’s own forever. The cross that comes at Ash Wednesday is a reminder that you are dust and to dust we shall return, that we share that dust with every other human being who has ever walked this planet, that we share that dust with the stars and the planets, that we share that dust with all that has been created. We are made for relationship with creator and creation.Lent and cuaresma is a journey to walk toward that light. May it be a blessed one this year.The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 David Hunn says: Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Bath, NC Episcopal Office of Public Affairs, February 15, 2015 at 1:21 am Even Jesus was tempted by devil in three tempting common moments of life, hunger, and bow down to illegal power for greed as well as testing of God’s love by misinterpreting truth with illusion from worldly knowledge according to Matthew 4: 1-11. May Almighty God help us and the Church understanding truth about present trouble world staying firm with words of God as Jesus Christ was successful to meet challenges presented to Him by master of the world the devil! Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Shelby Fisher says: Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Press Release Service Richard McClellan says: Lent, Stewart David Wigdor says: Curate Diocese of Nebraska Youth Minister Lorton, VA William A. Flint, PhD says: Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori Lent Message 2015 Rector Belleville, IL Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Cathedral Dean Boise, ID An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28
In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Posted Aug 6, 2018 Rector Pittsburgh, PA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Smithfield, NC Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Albany, NY Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Las nominaciones para los nombramientos a los Organismos Interinos vencen el 20 de agosto New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Belleville, IL Rector Collierville, TN Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Knoxville, TN Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Shreveport, LA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Martinsville, VA Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Submit a Press Release Rector Tampa, FL Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Hopkinsville, KY Cathedral Dean Boise, ID AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit a Job Listing Associate Rector Columbus, GA Press Release Service Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Submit an Event Listing The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Bath, NC Youth Minister Lorton, VA Featured Events [6 de agosto de 2018] El Reverendo Canónigo Michael Barlowe, secretario de la Convención General, invita a los episcopales de toda la Iglesia a solicitar su participación como miembros de los diferentes Organismos Interinos creados por la Convención General. Estos comités, comisiones y grupos de trabajo llevan a cabo la labor de la Iglesia Episcopal entre convenciones. La lista de los Organismos Interinos y el alcance de su labor está disponible aquí.Prestar servicio en un Organismo Interino es una forma en la que los episcopales de toda la iglesia pueden participar en su gestión de gobierno. Mientras que los Comités Permanentes Conjuntos están destinados solamente a los obispos y diputados a la 79.ª Convención General, el resto de los Organismos Interinos están abiertos a todos los miembros de la Iglesia Episcopal. Los nombramientos a los Comités Permanentes son por lo general para seis años mientras que los nombramientos a los Comités Permanentes Conjuntos o grupos de trabajo son por lo general por tres años. Puede encontrar más información sobre la labor especifica de un Organismo Interino haciendo clic en su respectivo nombre.Si desea más información o desea enviar su solicitud, puede seleccionar el formulario, ya sea eninglés o en español. Se pedirá a los solicitantes que señalen su interés por un máximo de tres Organismos Interinos.La fecha límite para las nominaciones es el 20 de agosto de 2018. Los nombramientos estarán a cargo del Primado y la Presidente de la Cámara de Diputados y serán anunciados a fines de septiembre.Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor contacte la Oficina de la Convención General [email protected] Rector Washington, DC
Codina House / A4estudio Codina House / A4estudioSave this projectSaveCodina House / A4estudio Save this picture!+ 16 Share CopyHouses•Mendoza, Argentina 2009 Houses “COPY” Area: 450 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/54024/codina-house-a4estudio Clipboard ArchDaily Argentina Architects: A4estudio Area Area of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeA4estudioOfficeFollowProductsGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMendozaHousesArgentinaPublished on March 26, 2010Cite: “Codina House / A4estudio” 26 Mar 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
Portugal ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/332841/house-in-alpiarca-ggllatelier Clipboard Year: House in Alpiarça / GGLLatelier Save this picture!Courtesy of GGLLatelier+ 10 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/332841/house-in-alpiarca-ggllatelier Clipboard Architects: GGLLatelier Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!Courtesy of GGLLatelierThe project is composed by two longitudinal volumes that are placed in the lote like two programmatic containers: the first one occupied by living areas (lounge, dining room and kitchen) where there is a higher transparency towards the exterior and the surrounding landscape, the second volume encloses the bedrooms, bathrooms and garage. Between these two volumes there is a rhythm of exterior and interior spaces occupied by entrance, hallways and patio. These spaces create different types of ambience throughout the day due to different types of sunlight and also the possibility of transparency between these volumes. Save this picture!Courtesy of GGLLatelierThe rational organization of these volumes allows distinct views of different depths that cross the house in different directions. On the other hand, the bedrooms, a more closed and intimate space and are east facing, that overlook the grapevines. Two transversal volumes are poised on top of the house consist of two chimneys and allow the illumination of the bathrooms and distribution areas.Save this picture!Courtesy of GGLLatelierThe kitchen and fireplace, both adjacent to the living area, are carved into the walls and lit by two ceiling windows resembling the fireplaces of traditional architecture of this region.Save this picture!PlanProject gallerySee allShow less’Haze’ Pavilion Proposal / Salon2Articles’Culture as Catalyst: Past, Present, Future’ EventArticles Share Houses Projects ArchDaily “COPY” CopyHouses•Alpiarça, Portugal House in Alpiarça / GGLLatelierSave this projectSaveHouse in Alpiarça / GGLLatelier CopyAbout this officeGGLLatelierOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesAlpiarçaHousesPortugalPublished on February 15, 2013Cite: “House in Alpiarça / GGLLatelier” 15 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
WW photo: Terri KayOakland, Calif., teachers and students protested at the Oakland Unified School District meeting on Dec. 11. Their demands included community involvement in deciding how millions of dollars in new funding, based on a local-control funding formula, is spent. They want it to support low-income English language learners and foster youth, not administrators, consultants and central office programs.The protesters also demanded the 0.5 percent pay raise guaranteed in the contract signed back in June; lower special education class sizes; and public access to the district building, where teachers were denied access in October.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
The Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour concluded on Thursday. Using that crop tour data, Pro Farmer has projected corn yield at 163.3 bushels per acre, 6.2 bu/acre lower than USDA’s most recent projection at 169.5 bushels per acre. They estimate total corn production at 13.358 billion bushels. USDA’s most recent projection was and 13.875 billion bushels.In soybeans, Pro Farmer is projecting 46.1 bushels per acre and 3.497 billion bushels. USDA projects 48.5 bushels per acre and 3.845 billion bushels.Pro Farmer editor Brian Grete says crop immaturity across the corn belt was a major factor in coming up with these projections.“The biggest differences in maturity were in the far Eastern Corn Belt, Ohio, Indiana, parts of Illinois, South Dakota was an immature crop there as well. Iowa and Nebraska, they were a little bit more mature, but I wouldn’t say anything was more advanced than what it normally would be.”Indiana’s estimated corn yield according to Pro Farmer is 161.46 bu/acre. USDA is projecting an Indiana corn yield of 166 bu/acre, down 23 bushels from a year ago. SHARE Facebook Twitter SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Midwest Crop Tour Estimates Lower than USDA Facebook Twitter Midwest Crop Tour Estimates Lower than USDA Previous articleFederal Court Sends Water Rule Back to EPANext articleHow Many Kernels for a Bushel is a 2019 Unknown Eric Pfeiffer By Eric Pfeiffer – Aug 25, 2019
Desaray Hickombottom What’s included in first-year dorm rooms Facebook ReddIt What we’re reading: Sen. Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential campaign printThe TEXRail station in Fort Worth has been fully operating for two months and is already looking to expand.Board members of the Trinity Metro credit the “overwhelmingly positive” response to the luxury of leaving a car behind and not having to worry about traffic.“The ride is consistent and timely without the risk of getting stuck in traffic on the highway,” said Laura Hanna, the director of communications for Trinity Metro. “Passengers have the opportunity to sit back and relax instead of driving and worrying about what time they will arrive.” Passengers of the Trinity Metro range from tourists, families and friends taking day trips, and employees who work along the 27-mile train route. The company gains ridership from commuting employees thanks to its EasyRide commuter program, which gives a 25 percent discount to companies who enroll. “DFW Airport alone has more than 62,000 employees, and we have been contacted by airline employees and others along the route who are interested in commuting on TEXRail,” Hanna said. The TEXRail station in Fort Worth has been operating since the end of January. Image courtesy of Trinity Metro.TEXRail’s opening weekend had 11,114 passengers. The daily average has fluctuated since then, but board members don’t doubt the success of this company.“Ridership has declined as we anticipated, but we have no doubt that TEXRail will continue to be a popular choice for North Texans, tourists and travelers,” said a board member. While competition may be stiff with car services such as Uber and Lyft, the Trinity Metro expects their demand to stay stable due to their “premium service at a fraction of a cost of the on-demand services.” A one-way ticket is $2.50 and a day pass is $5. The day pass gives riders access to all of Trinity Metro’s rail and bus services in Tarrant County.The station is looking to expand by adding four different routes: the Medical District, TCU/Berry Street, Hulen/Granbury and Summer Creek. Hanna said the plan is to extend the line one station at a time, so the routes would be developed in four phases. The first phase, the Medical District, is in the planning stage with no specific timeline. Board members said this train includes a sleek European design with a model the first of its kind in the United States.Other features include vertical bike racks, level boarding, seat back tray tables, USB charging ports and a designated quiet car. “What also sets us apart is that we have conductor who is in the train with passengers throughout the trip,” Hanna said. “The TEXRail experience is not like any other option in the DFW area.”The Trinity Metro is open seven days a week and during holidays. Bus fares, schedules and more information can be found on their website. Facebook + posts Twitter Linkedin TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Desaray Hickombottomhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/desaray-hickombottom/ What we’re reading: Day of mourning Desaray Hickombottomhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/desaray-hickombottom/ Desaray Hickombottomhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/desaray-hickombottom/ What we’re reading: Mueller finds no Trump collusion ReddIt Desaray is a junior communication studies major with a minor in journalism from Corpus Christi, Texas. She hopes to work in the marketing or public relations field after graduation. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and finding new coffee shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Twitter Desaray Hickombottomhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/desaray-hickombottom/ The TEXRail station in Fort Worth has been operating since the end of January. Image courtesy of Trinity Metro. Previous articleMen’s golf wins first tournament title of the seasonNext articleListen: The Podell and Pickell Show with Ben Banogu Desaray Hickombottom RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Linkedin Welcome TCU Class of 2025
VenezuelaAmericas Condemning abuses Organized crimeViolence Medina, who works for the opposition news website Dólar Today, has reported on social networks that he was “tortured and threatened with death” while held but the identity of those who abducted him on 4 November is still unknown.The marks of violence were visible on his body when he was discovered at the side of a motorway near Caracas.On 1 November, he had reported receiving death threats on social networks in response to his photoreportage, published the day before in Dólar Today, on the conditions in Tocorón prison, located 130 km west of Caracas and one of the country’s most dangerous detention centres.Shortly before he was reported missing, one of his colleagues received a message from him saying: “They have taken me, urgent.”“We call on the authorities to do whatever is necessary to identify those responsible for kidnapping Jesús Medina and to guarantee this journalist’s safety,” said Emmanuel Colombié, the head of RSF’s Latin American desk. “The authorities must take threats against journalists seriously and must ensure that preventive protection measures are taken to avoid any recurrence of this kind of situation.”Medina went with Italian journalist Roberto Di Matteo and Swiss journalist Filippo Rossi to Tocorón prison on 6 October and asked permission to take photographs inside the prison. They were subsequently arrested, interrogated and held for several hours, and their material was confiscated.Venezuela is ranked 137th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2017 World Press Freedom Index. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Venezuelan authorities to guarantee the safety of Jesús Medina, a photojournalist who was found beaten and half naked beside a motorway yesterday, and to quickly identify those who abducted and held him for two days. Organisation New wave of censorship targeting critical media outlets RSF_en January 13, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information to go further News August 25, 2020 Find out more News News Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives Two journalists murdered just days apart in Venezuela Follow the news on Venezuela VenezuelaAmericas Condemning abuses Organized crimeViolence News Receive email alerts November 7, 2017 Venezuela: Photojournalist threatened, tortured, then dumped at roadside June 15, 2020 Find out more
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ProPublica stated that Facebook ads exclude a wide variety of groups, including “African Americans, mothers of high school kids, people interested in wheelchair ramps, Jews, expats from Argentina, and Spanish speakers.”Citibank Fined for ViolationCitibank has been fined $25 million by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) for violating the Fair Housing Act. The OCC on Tuesday assessed the civil money penalty against Citibank on account of “certain control weaknesses related to its Relationship Loan Pricing (RLP) program designed to provide eligible mortgage loan customers either a credit to closing costs or an interest rate reduction.” The civil money penalty will be paid to the U.S. Treasury. The release by OCC also stated that as a result of these control weaknesses, some bank borrowers did not receive the RLP benefit for which they were eligible and were adversely affected on the basis of their race, color, national origin, or sex. Citibank has formulated a plan to reimburse all customers who did not receive the appropriate RLP benefit. Furthermore, to prevent future violations, the bank is taking corrective measures, according to OCC. Citibank will provide reimbursement to approximately 24,000 customers in the amount of approximately $24 million as a result of the bank’s failures and control weaknesses. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Fair Housing Update: Facebook and Citibank Address Discrimination Accusations Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Tagged with: Citibank facebook in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing transactions including print and online advertisement on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or familial status. As we prepare to celebrate Diversity Month this April—to encourage opportunities to include and appreciate different perspectives, cultures, and lifestyles—a pair of headlines today stand in contrast to remind us that many challenges still exist in this area. Facebook Announces Changes to Housing AdsAs reported by NPR, Facebook, after facing years of lawsuits on account of alleged discrimination by allowing advertisers to display their ads to a select few, has announced that changes in its ad platform will be implemented by the end of the year. DS News previously reported on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announcement that they were filing a formal complaint against Facebook for violating the Fair Housing Act by allowing landlords and homesellers to use its advertising platform to engage in housing discrimination. HUD had claimed that Facebook enabled advertisers to control which users receive housing-related ads based upon the recipient’s race, color, religion, sex, familial status, national origin, disability, and/or zip code. It further alleged that Facebook then invites advertisers to express unlawful preferences by offering discriminatory options, allowing them to effectively limit housing options for these protected classes under the guise of “targeted advertising.” According to NPR article, Facebook officials said “we can do better” and announced other ad changes would include:Anyone who wants to run housing, employment or credit ads will no longer be allowed to target by age, gender, or zip codeAdvertisers offering housing, employment, and credit opportunities will have a much smaller set of targeting categories to use in their campaigns overallWe’re building a tool so you can search for and view all current housing ads in the US targeted to different places across the country, regardless of whether the ads are shown to you Citibank facebook 2019-03-19 Donna Joseph Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Subscribe