PHOTOBLOG: The container backlog at JNP likely to take some time to clear

first_img Following our report at the end of last week that the go-slow at India’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port container facilities had come to an end, shippers and forwarders trying to get export containers loaded onto outbound vessels still face considerable delays as the roads surrounding the port continue suffer horrendous congestion.Below is a series of photographs sent to The Loadstar from local sources. While the terminals have re-opened for business; the clearing of the backlog is hampered by congestion within the yards, as well as a series of road repairs outside the state-operated Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust terminal. By Gavin van Marle 25/11/2013last_img read more

Girl killed in Port Arthur after being hit by truck

first_img Next Up The collision took place sometime after 7 p.m. along 6th Street in the 4700 block.The victim was taken to a local hospital, where she died. A child, who authorities said was 4-years-old, died Thursday evening after being struck by a vehicle in Port Arthur.last_img

Jamaica College Florida Alumni Chapter Awards Bursaries and Scholarships to JC…

first_imgKINGSTON, Jamaica – Twenty-four students at Jamaica College (JC) received a total of more than J$500,000 in academic bursaries and scholarships for the 2020 school term from the Jamaica College Old Boys Association of Florida (JCOBAFL).The awards, which were presented on January 13, 2020, at the Jamaica College campus.  The event was attended by the organization’s president Xavier Murphy, board member Herman Vernon, member Dr. Scott Hamilton, and family members of the Griffin Award honorees. In a speech at the event, JC acting principal Wayne Robinson called special attention to the scholarships and bursaries that were provided by donors who had no connection to the school, but who wanted to see its students succeed.The awards were presented in the fields of Science/Medical, Journalism/Education/Theatre and Visual Arts, Law/Humanities, Business/Accounting, and Engineering/Robotics.To be eligible for the bursaries and scholarships, students must be currently matriculated and in good standing at Jamaica College and have demonstrated participation in activities and/or studies that show a proclivity for any course of study related to Science/Medical, Journalism/Education/Theatre and Visual Arts, Law/Humanities, Business/Accounting, and Engineering/Robotics, service as a tutor or tutor’s assistant, and/or philanthropic endeavors.Additionally, a student must have attained a most recent GPA that places her/him in the top 30 percent of her/his assigned class, submitted a written letter of interest of no more than two paragraphs detailing his/her candidacy for the award, and have submitted a letter of commendation from at least one current teacher, academic advisor, or tutor that attests to the student’s interest, skill, and propensity for excellence in an appropriately identified academic discipline.The Bursaries and Scholarships are named in honor of former JC students and donors from the JCOBAFL Annual Griffin Awards breakfast.The full list of the annual Griffin Award Grants/Bursaries is as follows:Xavier Murphy Journalism/Education/Theatre and Visual Arts BursaryHugh Osborne Business/Accounting BursaryBasil Bernard Business/Accounting BursaryDr. Donald Dixon Science/Medical BursaryHerman Vernon Engineering/Robotics BursaryMark Hamilton Journalism/Education/Theatre and Visual Arts BursaryTony Budall Engineering/Robotics BursaryRicky A. McCalla Journalism/Education/Theatre and Visual Arts BursaryLouis Hoyes Law/Humanities BursaryDanny Williams Business/Accounting BursaryTeddy Alexander Engineering/Robotics BursaryDr. Jason Scott Hamilton Engineering/Robotics BursaryDr. Paul Kahn Science/Medical BursaryKarl Marshall Business/Accounting BursaryFranz Hall Journalism/Education/Theatre and Visual Arts BursarySteve Epstein Business/Accounting BursaryBelow is a list of the names of the one-time Griffin Award Scholarship & Grant/Bursaries:Robin & Edna Lewis ScholarshipJehucal “Jake” Williams ScholarshipConsul General Oliver Mair BursaryFrances Blissett, Esq. BursaryAna Maria Martinez, Esq. BursarySt. Andrew Old Girls Association, Florida Chapter BursaryJoseph Rhoden BursaryChris & Josie Ziadie Bursarylast_img read more

Vehicular accident in Colihaut

first_img Share Tweet 419 Views   no discussions Share Sharing is caring!center_img LocalNews Vehicular accident in Colihaut by: – December 16, 2018 Share A vehicular accident in Colihaut has left one man dead.Reports reaching Dominica Vibes is that a vehicular accident occurred on Friday 14th December, 2018.Dominica Vibes will give more details when they become available.last_img

US Open: Nadal Seals Second Round Spot After Ferrer’s Injury

first_imgTop seed Rafael Nadal is through to the second round at the ongoing US Open tournament after compatriot David Ferrer’s Grand Slam swansong ended with injury.The Spaniard was leading 6-3 3-4 in Monday’s late match on Arthur Ashe Stadium before Ferrer succumbed to a calf injury.David Ferrer, 36, had earlier revealed that the tournament will be his final Grand Slam and that he will retire after playing in Barcelona or Madrid next year.After the match, defending champion Nadal paid tribute to his friend. He said: “It is sad for me to see him finish like this.”“I’m very very sorry for him, he is one of my closest friends on tour and we have shared amazing moments together, playing in French Open finals and playing together in the Davis Cup and Davis Cup finals.“He is one of the greatest players we have had in our country.” The 32-year-old concluded.Rafael Nadal will face world number 88 Vasek Pospisil of Canada in the second round on Wednesday.Relatedlast_img read more