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Mumbai coach Samant wants to focus on regaining Ranji title

first_imgMumbai: Aware that 41-time champions Mumbai did not do well in the Ranji Trophy last season, reappointed coach Vinayak Samant has decided to focus on the longer format and rectify the past mistakes. In Samant’s first stint as the coach last season, Mumbai won the Vijay Hazare ODI tournament after several years, but failed to recreate the magic in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament and Ranji Trophy. “I’m only focusing on what mistakes we did (last season) and we have to rectify them. We have to focus more on the Ranji Trophy, (and at the same time) on ODIs and T20s,” Samant told PTI on Wednesday. Also Read – Puducherry on top after 8-wkt win over Chandigarh”We did well in the ODI tournament and T20 tournament, but we were not able to do a good job in the Ranji Trophy (last season). So, my main focus (this time) is the Ranji Trophy,” he explained. Samant, 46, was given a second straight term after former Mumbai wicket-keeper Sulakshan Kulkarni refused to sign the contract offered to him. “We have to nurture talent for Mumbai and if the process is right, the outcome will be good,” Samant said. Young prodigy Prithvi Shaw, who made his India debut last year, has been suspended for eight months by the BCCI for anti-doping violation. After the suspension, Shaw would again be playing in the Samant-coached outfit if he is picked in the Mumbai squad for any of the tournaments. Asked what advice he would give Shaw, Samant said, “I will keep it simple. You have to be very disciplined and if you are not disciplined, it will go haywire. I will tell him (Shaw) to be disciplined.”last_img read more

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Prince Charles Steps Up To Serve

first_imgThe Prince of Wales stood side-by-side with the three main political party leaders as he helped launch a campaign to bolster youth volunteering yesterday.The Prince of Wales stands for a photograph with guests and political party leaders (left to right) Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour Leader Ed Miliband during the Step Up to Serve launchCredit/Copyright: www.princeofwales.gov.uk/Launching Step Up to Serve at Buckingham Palace, The Prince, Prime Minister David Cameron, Liberal leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, and Labour leader Ed Miliband called on more youngsters aged 10 to 20 to get involved so participation levels are doubled to more than 50 per cent by 2020.His Royal Highness described it as “a huge but exciting challenge”, but admitted “that it may look as though we have bitten off more than we can chew”.He told nearly 200 invited guests and supporters including business leaders, education and community workers – plus Barry and Margaret Mizen, the parents of murdered schoolboy Jimmy Mizen – that youth organisations can help transform lives.This must be a “giant, unique and collaborative effort”, according to The Prince, and it will provide “many more structured, constructive and challenging and adventurous opportunities for young people”.The Mizens met The Prince the year after their 16-year-old son Jimmy was killed in Lee, south-east London, in 2008.Jimmy died in his brother’s arms after Jake Fahri hurled a glass dish at him in a bakery following a trivial row. A shard cut his throat and he bled to death.Since Fahri’s conviction in 2009, Mr and Mrs Mizen have been campaigning to end the violence in London through the Jimmy Mizen Foundation.“I think that what today is about is not giving up on our young people,” Mrs Mizen said. “There is no politics in this. It is about our young people.”Mr Mizen said: “We have always said since the early days after Jimmy’s death that the changes that we need to certain areas of our society will only come when we all take responsibility for our own actions.“There is a part for everybody to play and for everybody to be part of improving society.”It is hoped that 1.7 million more young people aged 10 to 20 will be spurred on to make social action – defined as “practical action in the service of others” – a habit for life.This target would add almost 90 million hours of voluntary work per year, worth almost £700 million to the UK economy. In Canada an estimated 58 per cent of young people participate, over half of them giving more than four hours each per month.It is hoped that a life-long culture of volunteering will be created through the campaign.Businesses, education institutions, faith groups, youth organisations and voluntary groups across the UK are all backing the campaign.Step Up to Serve calls for people across the UK to sign-up and volunteer at the website www.stepuptoserve.org.uk/iwill. They can also pledge a personal #iwill commitment and share it on Twitter.Source:PrinceOfWales.gov.uklast_img read more

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UN relief official heads to quakehit Iran to launch special bid for

The top United Nations relief official is on his way to the quake-devastated Bam area of Iran to help launch a Flash Appeal for humanitarian assistance, a UN spokesman said today.Jan Egeland, who heads the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), will join with Iranian authorities and the Iranian Red Crescent Society on Thursday in asking for the special funds, spokesman Fred Eckhard said.The money will cover urgent needs over the next three months, including temporary shelter, food, water and sanitation as well as health care and schooling.The earthquake, registering 6.3 on the Richter scale, hit the area around Bam on 26 December. Shaken repeatedly by strong aftershocks, the town’s mud-based architecture, including the celebrated 2,000-year-old citadel, then the world’s largest mud brick structure, quickly crumbled.To date, more than $74 million has been pledged for continuing relief efforts in Bam. UN and other humanitarian officials are already in the area to assess the most immediate needs, Mr. Eckhard said.In a related development, the spokesman reported that enough phone and radio equipment to accommodate some 5,000 users was installed in Bam within 24 hours of the earthquake by the telecommunications companies Ericsson and Turkcell. They also provided a radio base station, three mobile base stations, 10 generators and satellite equipment.This assistance came under an initiative launched by Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who in 2000 appealed to the private sector to get more deeply involved in humanitarian relief operations. Answering this call, Ericsson, a Swedish-based international mobile phone company, launched a major disaster response programme called “First on the Ground.” read more

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General Assembly approves chiefs for development and internal oversight

The United Nations General Assembly today approved a Turkish economist as the next Administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and a Swedish auditor as the new Under-Secretary-General for Internal Oversight Services, both recommended by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.Kemal Dervis was confirmed for a four-year term as the new UNDP Administrator starting 15 August. He is a former World Bank executive who was responsible for developing new poverty reduction strategies. He will also chair the UN Development Group (UNDG), which coordinates the international assistance and reconstruction work of the UN agencies.”I relish the opportunity to work for an organization which has always stood at the front lines of the battle against poverty and has been a leader in fighting for the right of all people to live with freedom and dignity,” he said after his unanimous confirmation.The new head of the Office for Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), with a five-year non-renewable contract, will be Inga-Britt Ahlenius, now the Auditor-General of Kosovo and previously the Auditor-General of Sweden.Ms. Ahlenius was also a member of the Committee of Independent Experts established by the European Parliament with a mandate to examine the ways in which the 20-member Commission detected and dealt with fraud, mismanagement and nepotism. Its report in 1999 led to the resignation of the entire Commission and its later reform.OIOS submits reports to the Secretary-General and the General Assembly on protecting the organizations’ assets. It also does worldwide audits of UN operations and provides consulting services to UN funds, programmes and tribunals. read more

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Political impasse adds new layer of complications to Iraqs complex challenges –

Civilians in Fallujah, Iraq, are at extreme risk and need urgent help. Photo: OCHA Iraq “A business as usual approach simply will not be enough for the people,” Ján Kubiš, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Iraq, said in his periodic briefing to the Security Council. “They want genuine change that will improve their lives.”Failure of Iraq’s Government and political class to agree on genuine reforms prompted demonstrators to request reform of the whole government and political process, abandoning of the ethnic and sectarian quota approach that is in the fundament of the Iraq political system since 2003, the envoy explained.In April, demonstrators breached the entry checkpoints of the Green Zone and stormed Parliament building, bringing paralysis and deadlock in the work of the Government and the Council of Representatives.Acts of vandalism and attacks on some members of Parliament sadly broke with the practice of many months of peaceful protests, he said.“At this stage, the situation remains unpredictable and could unfold in many different directions,” he warned, noting that protests are set to continue as solutions discussed among the political class may not be enough for the people of Iraq.Failing to promote genuine reforms and resume the work of the Council of Representatives will only serve the interest of Iraq’s real enemies – a terrorist group known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh), he said.Expressing concern about reports of ISIL’s use of weaponized chemicals in its attacks on civilians and security force personnel in Bashir, he called on the international community to support the ongoing investigation into these incidents and to ensure accountability of anyone found to be involved in the use of weaponised chemicals. He also condemned the continued killings, kidnapping, rape and torture of Iraqis by ISIL, which may constitute crimes against humanity, war crimes and even genocide.Iraq’s political groups must find together a solution based on the Constitution, law and principles of democracy that will respond to the needs of the people, put an end to the split and paralysis in Parliament, and enable the rapid enactment of the necessary reforms and anti-corruption measures, and the smooth functioning of State institutions without threat or intimidation, Mr. Kubiš said.The recent resumption of contacts and dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, should be turned into a genuine partnership of mutually-beneficial cooperation, he said. Reconciling differences and working together on the necessary reforms will create conditions for enhanced financial and technical support by the international community to Iraq, including the Kurdistan region.It is imperative that both Baghdad and Erbil remain committed to reaching an understanding on oil exports and revenue-sharing, on Peshmerga salaries and on other outstanding issues, including those that concerns situation in the liberated and disputed areas.Iraq’s humanitarian crisis remains one of the world’s worstOn the humanitarian situation, he said Iraq faces one of the world’s worst crises. In the last year, the number of Iraqis in need has doubled to nearly a third of the population – over ten million people.Military campaigns, depending on scope and intensity, will almost certainly lead to mass displacement in the months ahead. In a worst case scenario, more than 2 million more Iraqis may be newly displaced by the end of the year, he said.The 2016 Humanitarian Response Plan requests $861 million to provide life-saving assistance to seven million Iraqis. Disappointingly, only a quarter of this amount has been secured thus far. Unless $300 million is received by June, key front-line life-saving programmes will be cut-back or closed.Turning to the issue of missing Kuwaiti people and property, he said that the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) will be reaching out to different stakeholders to seek their assistance in various aspects that will push the process forward.However, the main responsibility in ensuring advancement lies with the Government of Iraq. “While we remain cognisant of the sheer volume of challenges that Iraq is currently facing, its international obligations have to be fulfilled and this issue cannot fall by the wayside,” he said. read more

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Conflict casts shadow on fight to end hunger in some regions –

“When countries in the region are suffering from an escalation of conflicts, the aim to tackle the region’s deepest concerns of malnutrition, water scarcity and climate change becomes more challenging but at the same time more urgent,” said Abdessalam Ould Ahmed, Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), at the report’s launch in Cairo, Egypt.The 2017 edition of the Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) highlights in particular how an ongoing intensification of violence is opening a wide “hunger gap” between countries being affected by conflicts and those that are not. Mr. Ould Ahmed pointed to “the growing need to implement long-term and comprehensive policies and practices to achieve zero hunger by 2030,” adding that that “only through improved cooperation and solidarity will the region be able to end conflicts and violence and get back to development.”NENA countries include, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen. In the region’s countries directly impacted by conflict, 27.2 per cent of all people were chronically hungry, or undernourished, during the 2014-16 period. That’s six times higher than the share of the population that was undernourished in countries not affected by strife – 4.6 per cent.Meanwhile, “severe food insecurity,” another metric used by FAO to measure hunger, in conflict-affected countries is now double that in non-conflict countries.In Syria, violence has provoked a 67 per cent reduction in the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and severely undermined food security. About 70 to 80 per cent of Syrians now need humanitarian assistance, while 50 per cent require food assistance.In Iraq, where violence has led to for 58 per cent decline in GDP, 30 per cent of the population needs humanitarian assistance while nine per cent requires food assistance. Yemen is also being wracked by conflict, leading to a situation in which 70 to 80 per cent of the population are in need humanitarian assistance and 50 per cent require food assistance. Libya is another hot spot where conflict is undermining food security; there, six per cent of the population are in need of food assistance, according to the report. read more

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Digitally monitor crushing and screening with Powerscreen Pulse

first_imgTechnology is driving improvements in all aspects of our lives. With Powerscreen® Pulse™, the company says it is continuing this revolution by bringing customers new digital tools to help them improve their crushing and screening operations. “Powerscreen Pulse will transform the way you work with your Powerscreen machines.” The technology will be on display at the Hillhead show near Buxton, UK, from 28-30 June.David Gunn, Commercial Service Manager at John Gunn and Sons Ltd, said: “Powerscreen Pulse is extremely user friendly, easy to access and a very valuable management tool for the quarrying industry. With the Pulse system I can monitor the location of machines and check the hours on the machines. The system also always me to see live information and monitor urea levels, CSS, tramps, feeder starts, fault codes and any warnings.”“No matter where you are in the world, Pulse lets you stay on top of production by giving you accurate up to date information direct to your PC, tablet or smartphone. We’ve taken a lot of time to get the system to perform exactly as customers want; so that this robust platform will generate massive cost and time savings for equipment owners and operators alike” according to Powerscreen Product Line Director, Colin Clements.Powerscreen Pulse allows the customer to:View accurate information on production tonnages, fuel usage and fuel costs per tonneReceive alerts for alarms, for rapid response to production issuesCheck at a glance the status and key information of all machines in the fleetIdentify cost savings using in depth stats and analyticsOptimise fleet planning based on idle/working time informationTrack engine hours to plan servicing to minimise downtimeMonitor wear rates to anticipate replacement partsTrack machine locations anywhere in the worldReceive alerts when the machine is operated outside of set hours or locationslast_img read more

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Solskjaer talks about his United season so far

first_imgThe Manchester United caretaker has lead the team to four victories in four matches, and today they will play against Reading in the FA Cup Third Round.After Manchester United sacked manager Jose Mourinho, interim coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took care of the English Premier League giants.And he has led the Red Devils to four victories in four matches so far.“It depends on how you look at it but the first three maybe was the honeymoon if you like and it was three games you expect to win – you’re at home for two of them,” he spoke to the team’s official website about their run so far.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“Then you go up there, it’s a difficult place to go. I thought in the second half we played some fantastic stuff.”“All in all, it was a first clean sheet and to come away from there with three points [was] brilliant but I must say I’ve enjoyed the home games more,” he commented.“Yes, definitely. That was one of the things I was thinking about before the game – this might be a tough one or it will be a tough one and you’ll get to learn how they react if we make the first mistake or they score the first goal.”“I felt we were a bit safer in the way we played, maybe because we were away from home. But in the second half, I thought you could see the pace, the power, the counter-attacking, the forward-thinking again and we were solid at the back,” he explained after United won its fourth consecutive match against Newcastle United.last_img read more

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Finance Minister Describes Fiscal Situation Dynamics in Budget Communication

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, May 31, 2017 – Nassau – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest said that with this Government Administration’s recent coming to Office that it is not for him to attempt to justify the actions of its predecessors, nor the fiscal impacts of those actions. “However, for the sake of transparency and understanding on the part of the Bahamian public, I do want to describe the facts of the fiscal situation objectively and as they present themselves,” DPM Turnquest said as he presented the Budget Communication 2017/2018 in the House of Assembly, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. He said: “The stark facts are as follows.   The Deficit outturn in the current fiscal year features a significant deterioration as compared to the fiscal projections contained in the previous Government’s final Budget. “While they had forecast a Government Finance Statistics Deficit (GFS) of $100 million, the actual outturn is now expected to be on the order of $500 million.   That is an astonishing five times the Budget forecast of only 12 months ago.   The sharp deterioration in the state of the public finances in 2016/17 did admittedly flow, to some extent, from the multi-faceted impacts of Hurricane Matthew in early October 2016.” He explained that the hurricane severely dampened economic activity in October, with the impact extended through to the fourth quarter of the year. As a result, it is estimated that real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2016 posted a zero rate of growth for the year as a whole, as compared to the Budget forecast of 0.5 per cent growth. DPM Turnquest explained that this directly weakened revenue collections.   “Recurrent Revenues were also reduced through the effects of the exigency order implemented by our predecessors, as a means of providing relief to those impacted by the hurricane.   In combination, these factors resulted in a shortfall in Recurrent Revenue collections to the tune of $216 million, to a level of $1,960 million vs. the $2,176 million budgeted.” He said weaker revenues therefore account for a significant portion of the $400 million slippage in the GFS Deficit in the current fiscal year. The DPM said Hurricane Matthew also affected the expenditure side of the Budget, through the actions implemented by the Government to assist in the rebuilding efforts and the repair of public infrastructure.   For example, the capital expenditures of the Ministry of Public Works were bolstered by over $55 million above and beyond its Budget allocation.   Total Capital Expenditures thus amounted to $310 million versus the $242 million budgeted. He said that in addition, Recurrent Expenditures during the year amounted to some $137 million more than had been forecast, i.e., $2,458 million versus $2,321 million. DPM Turnquest said key contributors to this increase were a higher level of Debt Redemption, at $21 million, as well as higher interest payments on Government debt, at $27 million. He added that the total Government Direct Debt at the end of the 2016/17 fiscal year is estimated to amount to $6.5 billion, or 71.5 per cent of GDP.   “However, that is not the end of the story in the current fiscal year.   It is also important to note that the combination of revenue shortfalls and accelerated spending has contributed to a greater than usual backlog of payments and commitments as we approach the end of the fiscal year. “The latest information has this backlog in excess of $300 million and it is possible that this number could increase before the end of the year as we get a greater understanding of the many deals of the former Administration.” He said this high level of outstanding payables is directly responsible for the Government seeking emergency funding to meet the obligations of the 2016/2017 budget, as vendors are clamouring for payments.   “It is our intention to fully pay all of this backlog of payments and commitments this fiscal year and minimize, to the greatest extent possible, any carryovers into the 2017/18 fiscal year.   “I would also stress that this funding does not indicate insolvency but rather gross imprudence in the management of the fiscal affairs by our predecessors, as demonstrated by the large amount of financial commitments made in the run-up to the General Election,” DPM Turnquest said.Release by: Llonella Gilbert (BIS)last_img read more

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Woodland council weighs use of EVerify

first_imgThe Woodland City Council might soon require companies seeking city contracts to verify their employees are legal U.S. workers.The city’s finance committee proposed at a meeting late last month a resolution to require the use of E-Verify for contracts worth $1,000 or more. E-Verify is a federal database operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that allows employers to check the citizenship of their workers. City staff, however, is recommending against council adoption of the resolution. The committee — on which council members Benjamin Fredricks, J.J. Burke and Al Swindell serve — is now working to address staff concerns before bringing the resolution back to the city council next month.Fredricks, who is the committee chairman, said the city has a responsibility to ensure the employers who receive city contracts are complying with federal immigration laws. “Lots of people are hurting, and everything should be done to be sure we have legal citizens getting those jobs,” Fredricks said. “No citizen or legal resident should have to compete with someone here illegally.”The proposed resolution calls on Clerk/Treasurer Mari Ripp to draft and implement policies. The policies would require certification from vendors and subcontractors that they use E-Verify and prohibit vendors from entering into contracts with the city if they knowingly employ ineligible workers.last_img read more

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Univista Insurance holds job fair in Miami

first_imgMIAMI (WSVN) – Univista Insurance is searching for certified insurance agents in Miami.The company is hosting a job fair on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their office located at 7330 Northwest Eighth Street.Applicants interested in attending are advised to bring copies of their resume.This is the insurance company’s first job fair.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img

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Make summers trendy with prints

first_imgIn this fashion savvy world, most trends keep changing with time, but there are a few items in your wardrobe that can never be replaced – including denims, LBDs, prints. And, if we particularly talk about ‘prints’, they always stay with fashion and never fail to make a statement.No doubt, print individually is the safest style to opt for, but when styling it with other print (print on print trend), one really needs to be careful. According to style experts, pairing different patterns require an artistic vision, as it involves a lot of risk. That is why a lot of people are scared to experiment with such outfits. Though there are no listed rules to explore this trend, just make sure that they compliment one another. Also Read – Add new books to your shelf Also, summer is definitely the best season to flaunt fun print-on-print outfits. So, let’s see what all we can try to make our outfits stand out: Play safe and go for the most basic and universal print patterns like animal prints, stripes, geometrical patterns, polka dots, floral, checkered, etc. The most essential thing while experimenting with prints is to stay in the same colour family. As long as the prints have at least one colour in common, you can use contrasting colours. Match colours, not prints! Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsive If you want to make a bold choice of mixed pattern outfits, you have to be very careful with what you choose. To start with, keep in mind that some patterns don’t look good with one another. And, the simplest trick is to mix stripes with floral print. If you want to flaunt a mixed print outfit in a softer version you can add printed shoes, bags, and accessories to your regular outfit. One more way to don print this season is to pick pieces in vibrant colours. Eye-catching patterns in vivid colours will make the boldest outfits. These outfits are hard to miss and will surely catch eyeballs wherever you show up. Try the same print but in different sizes. One thing you can note is that graphic prints always match with each other. In this regard, you can also play with florals while matching your outfits; just go with bigger, more prominent ones. Though there is nothing wrong with combining prints from various categories, try to be subtle and make sure you don’t go over two prints at a time. Else, it will end up in a messy look and surely, that is not what we want, right? Speaking of the rules, the most important point is to be confident and comfortable in what you wear. So this Summer, pick the best prints, revamp your wardrobe and give major fashion goals to people around you.last_img read more

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WATCH Jackie Robinson dominates overmatched competition in incredible UCLA football highlight package

first_img Advertisement Jackie Robinson is best known for breaking the Major League color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers, but he was also a four sport star at UCLA, including starring on the football team at running back.As superior as Robinson was athletically against most of his all-white competition in baseball, he was also on another level on the gridiron. His highlights are sparse, but an awesomely edited 2 plus minute video of Robinson as a Bruin was recently posted on Twitter shows how dominate he would have been had the timing been right in the NFL. Robinson runs wild, gets some picks at defensive back and even catches a bomb at the end.Watch Robinson doing work in 1939:Watched thousands of hours of old football film past 5 yrs. Here’s video I slapped together of the Reggie Bush of the leather helmet era. His name? Jackie Robinson. Yep, same guy. Last TD is vs. Chicago Bears. Unreal. pic.twitter.com/PdBopJO8zf— Sports by Brooks (@SportsbyBrooks) October 5, 2018last_img read more

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Costa Rican cities overrun with adorable coatis

first_imgRelated posts:The plight of the Costa Rican manatee Costa Rica battles invasive species with lionfish consumption campaign Costa Rica joins Ecuador in calling for more protection of endangered shark species PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see Facebook Comments They are coming for your food, for your pet’s food and for your garbage. With their cute little turned-up noses, bushy tails and adorable squeaking sounds, the coatis (Nasua narica) are coming in droves.“It’s not exactly an overpopulation,” said Jorge Hernández, a wildlife expert with the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC). “But we are seeing unprecedented numbers in urban areas. It’s starting to cause some problems.”Migrating down from the mountains, coatis, or pizotes as they are called in Costa Rica, have made their way into the urban landscapes of the country’s Central Valley. Once welcomed by residents and tourists in the area, the cute creatures are now causing problems for business owners and flooding SINAC offices with complaints.“At first people think they’re cute and try to keep them around,” said Ronald Mora, head of SINAC’s Heredia office. “When they start to become a problem is when they call us.”While developing a new management plan to deal with the pizote explosion, SINAC has identified 27 problem areas where populations have become aggressive. The hot spots, mostly in Heredia and Escazú, tend to be in river canyons, which pizotes use to guide their migrations.But according to SINAC, its not the pizotes’ fault.“This is an entirely human-caused problem,” Hernández said. “People do not dispose of their trash properly, or worse, they feed the pizotes.”According to Hernández, feeding has brought on the vast majority of the Central Valley’s pizote problems. A coati that has been repeatedly fed will start to associate humans with food, and over time will become aggressive towards people who do not feed them. Feeding wild animals has been banned in Costa Rica since April of 2013, but SINAC officials still struggle to enforce this regulation.The homes and businesses that failed to heed the law are now paying the price. Coatis have begun busting into homes in search for food and invading trash bins. Business owners near the toll booths in Escazú began feeding pizotes to attract tourists, and now the area is overrun with at least 86 of the fluffy creatures.This human mismanagement is now flooding SINAC with coati complaints, and forcing the organization to consider drastic measures. The law permits relocation and castration in extreme cases, but wildlife experts hope that education will help to avoid these measures.Earlier this month, SINAC held a workshop in Heredia to teach students and biologists about proper coati interactions, and a group of students at the University of Costa Rica has begun designing pizote-proof trash bins for problem areas.“But in the meantime,” Mora warns, “don’t feed the coatis.”last_img read more

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Motorcyclist dies in accident that leaves his bike in two pieces

first_imgA man died early on Thursday morning after an accident which left his motorbike cut in two.The fatal accident happened shortly after midnight when Dimitris Alexander Mannardak, 25, a resident of Geroskipou, was driving from Geroskipou to Paphos.At some point he lost control of the bike and collided with a dividing strip on the road to his right. The motorcycle overturned, rolled onto the asphalt and ended up on a roundabout before coming to a stop.Due to the severity of the crash the vehicle was cut into two.The 25-year-old driver who was wearing a helmet was initially conscious. He was taken by ambulance to Paphos general hospital where he was diagnosed with multiple fractures and internal bleeding.Despite having surgery he died at 3.16am.Police are investigating the cause of the accident.You May LikeDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoGundry MDHow To Make Your Dark Spots Fade (Effortless 2 Minute Routine)Gundry MDUndo Pensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoRemand for pair in alleged property fraud (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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