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Racing Post secures majority stake in Apsley

first_imgFinance Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Racing Post secures majority stake in Apsley Racing Post has acquired a majority stake in sports betting website and mobile application business Apsley Group International Email Address Tags: Mobile Online Gamblingcenter_img Topics: Finance Sports betting Strategy Tech & innovation 10th May 2018 | By contenteditor AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Racing Post has acquired a majority stake in sports betting website and mobile application business Apsley Group International. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Racing Post said the acquisition will support its ongoing diversification beyond horse-racing. Apsley owns and operates freesupertips.co.uk and myracing.com , as well as the FreeSuperTips and My Racing Results apps. James Prosser and Jake Apperley will continue to run Apsley on a day-to-day basis, while the company’s main office will remain in Bristol, England. “We are really excited to be joining forces with Apsley; what they have achieved with their digital products has been very impressive and the business is still growing strongly,” Racing Post chief executive and editor-in-chief, Alan Byrne, said. “Providing more sports betting content digitally is a key part of our strategy. “We are excited about what the future holds and really looking forward to working with James and Jake and their talented team.” Apperley and Prosser added: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with Racing Post; their strong brand recognition, wealth of experience and advanced technology will enable us to enhance our business and continue our growth.”Related article: Betfred, Racing Post partner on digital content venturelast_img read more

H2 Nordic Dashboard: Region to become €4bn market by 2023

first_img Regions: Europe Nordics Denmark Finland Norway Sweden Topics: Casino & games Finance Legal & compliance Lottery Sports betting Strategy Horse racing Tags: Mobile Online Gambling OTB and Betting Shops Race Track and Racino Casino & games The iGamingBusiness.com Nordic dashboard, in partnership with H2 Gambling Capital, suggests that the region will grow to a €4.46bn market by 2023, boosted by the introduction of igaming regulation in Sweden. 4th March 2019 | By contenteditor H2 Nordic Dashboard: Region to become €4bn market by 2023 The iGamingBusiness.com Nordic dashboard, in partnership with principal data partner H2 Gambling Capital, suggests that the region will grow to a €4.46bn market by 2023, boosted by the introduction of igaming regulation in Sweden.This growth will be underpinned by regulation, with H2 projecting that the share of gross win derived from licensed offerings will rise to 80.5% of gross win from 61.5% within five years, driven by channelisation and growth in the dot.se market. Indeed, growth between 2013 – a year after Denmark regulated – and 2018, then projections for 2018 to 2023 suggest that regulation is in fact a key driver of igaming growth.This will be achieved despite markets such as Norway and Finland showing no signs of shifting away from protectionist monopoly models. In each country, this has led to the development of successful offshore markets, despite increasing efforts to crack down on unlicensed activity in each country.For 2018, Nordic igaming gross win was €3.49bn, up 10.1% year-on-year. Sweden, which opened its regulated igaming market on January 1, 2019, led the way in the past year, accounting for 34% of gross win in the region for 2018. It was followed by Finland with a 25% share, with Denmark accounting for a further 20%.Sweden saw unlicensed activity continuing to grow in 2018, according to figures released by the country’s gambling regulator Spelinspektionen, and Finland’s Veikkaus cited unregulated growth as a factor in its decline for the year. However H2 suggests that Nordic players tend to gamble via regulated offerings, with licensed sites accounting for 61.5% of gross win, up 0.8 percentage points from 2017.Looking at the product mix for the past year, sports betting was by far the most popular vertical. Betting generated 40% of total Nordic igaming win in 2018, with casino coming in second with a 28% share. State lotteries, which have seen market share eroded as players shift to other verticals, accounted for 19% of the total.However the Nordic region does appear to be a little behind other regulated markets in terms of mobile uptake. In 2018 the channel accounted for 44.5% of igaming gross win, at a time when mobile has become the preferred way to gamble in other territories. Mobile is expected to grow consistently, H2 says, becoming the dominant channel in 2020, with its share of revenue increasing to 59.6% by 2023.This slow uptake may be down to the fact that aside from Sweden, igaming lags behind land-based gaming in the region. In Finland, for example, igaming accounted for 43.1% of total market revenue in 2018, and 43.8% in Iceland. Both Denmark (49.6%) and Norway (49.2%) have seen igaming grow in prominence, but both still lag behind Sweden, where online accounts for 51.9% of gambling revenue. Across the region, igaming accounts for 48.3% of revenue, which is expected to grow to 56.5% by 2023.H2 Gambling Capital is the gambling industry’s leading consulting, market intelligence and data team. The company has a track record of 18 years focused on the global gambling industry, its projections have been influential in shaping legislators’  and investors’ views of the gambling sector across the globe. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Email Addresslast_img read more

No time for ‘King of Good Times’; team management declines Mallya’s…

first_img Facebook Twitter CricketLatest Sports NewsSports BusinessNewsSport Cricket WTC Final IND vs NZ: Virat Kohli displays his dancing skills on the beats of Bharat Army’s Dhol; Watch video The Indian cricket team has no time for the “King of Good Times”, who in his good times would call shots no just in Indian cricket, but in Indian sports. Fugitive Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya wanted to meet the Indian cricket team in England. The team management turned down the request.Mallya once influenced the game as one of the major sponsors of cricket in India. The man whose brand “united the player divided by (the IPL) teams” in the ooh… laa..laaa.. la.. le… ooo…. commercial has close ties with cricketers. He has been the owner of Virat Kohli’s Indian Premier League abode for all the 11 seasons – Royal Challengers Bangalore – and enjoyed close ties with the Team India skipper. It was Mallya and his IPL team that had handpicked Kohli for the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League. Today, Kohli has among his numerous achievements, the unique feat of never ever going to the IPL auction table for his 11 years with the Royal Challengers, Bangalore. Football Football WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: South Africa in huge trouble; SA 59/6 (22.3 ov)- Follow Live Updates WTC Final LIVE: Jamieson says, ‘nice and pleasing to get Virat Kohli’s wicket’; Gill feels India could have got more wickets Previous articleHERO Caribbean Premier League completes sponsorship sales, 18 brands on boardNext articleTata Motors aim to make wrestling India’s most prominent sport: UT Ramprasad Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeE! OnlineCNN’s Christiane Amanpour Undergoes Surgery After Cancer DiagnosisE! OnlinePhotoStickHow To Back Up All Your Old Photos In SecondsPhotoStick24/7 SportsIt’s Amazing To See How These NBA Stars Have Changed Since College24/7 SportsAlso Read: Vijay Mallya steps down as Force India Formula 1 team directorKnown for partying hard, Mallya would have the celebrities at his door steps at a phone call during his days as the “King of Good Times”. Today, the man is virtually persona non grata for the Indian cricket team. Mallya reportedly had sought a meeting with Kohli and the Indian cricket team in England. The team management declined the request to avoid any controversy.The Indian cricket team had also left early from a charity event organised by Kohli’s federation last year to avoid Mallya who was there.The 62-year-old former business tycoon is evading Indian authorities and facing an extradition suit in London for bank loan defaults syphoning off funds.Mallya-owned Formula 1 team Force India is also having troubled times as a London court on Friday las had appointed an administrator on it.Also Read: Vijay Mallya used Force India, RCB for laundering: ToI SHARE WTC Final Day 3 Stumps: India remove Conway and Latham but Kiwis on top; NZ 101/2 (49 ovs) trail by 116 runs Euro 2020- Switzerland beat Turkey 3-1: Shaqiri’s brace keep Switzerland hopes alive; Turkey face exit from Euros Latest Sports News WTC Final LIVE: Devon Conway continues red-hot form, slams fifty to provide New Zealand dream start Cricket BCCI Apex Council Meet: BCCI to bid for 3 major global events in next tournament cycle starting from 2024; Check Cricket Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter By Kunal Dhyani – August 4, 2018 Cricket Cricket Cricket YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Week|SponsoredSponsoredPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsored No time for ‘King of Good Times’; team management declines Mallya’s request to meet players PSL 2021 Eliminator 1 PES vs KAR LIVE: best way to watch Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings Live Streaming in your country, India, Follow Live update Cricket Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales LIVE: Matteo Pessina goal helps Italy beat Wales, finish top of Group A with flawless record; Follow Live Updates Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crorelast_img read more

The future is bright for Al Kellock and Glasgow

first_imgThe Dude: Al KellockWhat is it with Glasgow? Can there be a more erratic side in European rugby? Two years ago they were the team with the Killer Bs back row, the swashbuckling Warriors from the Mean City who finished third in the Magners League. Then, unaccountably, last season they turned into paper tigers, ending up second bottom, below perennial strugglers Treviso and Connacht, with just six wins out of 22. This year coach Sean Lineen’s men are cramming the good, bad and ugly into one season. The bad was meek losses away to Ulster and home to Munster in the first two matches of the season, results which put Lineen under yet more pressure. The fleeting glimpse of ugly was the home loss to Treviso, the Italian side’s first RaboDirect Pro12 win on the road. But mostly, bafflingly, it’s been good, which is why they’re in the top half of the league table and still in contention to qualify for the Heineken Cup knockout stages for the first time in the club’s history. There have been superb league wins at Leinster, Cardiff Blues and Aironi, and equally impressive home wins over the Dragons and Ospreys. Mainly, though, there was that dramatic Heineken Cup victory over Sir Ian McGeechan’s Bath in a match that the Scots were never supposed to win. They did it ugly, too, playing within themselves but winning with a flourish as talisman Richie Gray touched down as the game reached a fiery crescendo.“That game epitomised everything about this club, about the spirit we have, about the way we keep coming back,” says skipper Al Kellock. “There’s a belief here and a work ethic that stands us in good stead. We didn’t play well against Bath, we didn’t exert the control we’d wanted and we gave them the ball more often than I care to remember, but it was sheer determination and a fantastic scrambling defence that saw us through.”Looking from the outside, it’s difficult to understand why Glasgow’s form veers so wildly from one extreme to the other, but to Kellock the cause is pretty clear. It comes down to cash. The club’s inability to pay the going rate means that as soon as a player impresses, he’s whisked away to England or France. Glasgow are, in the football parlance, a selling club. Kelly Brown, the Lamont brothers, Euan Murray, Dan Parks, Jason White and most recently Max Evans and Richie Vernon have all left Firhill for pastures new. The decision of the fans’ favourite Gray to leave for Sale in May is simply the latest in a long line of cherries that have been picked.“No one has higher expectations than the players themselves,” says Kellock. “But with hindsight the truth is that maybe more was expected of us last season than we could deliver. Some key senior players had left, we had four or five of the Scotland players out with long-term injuries, while John Barclay and Richie Gray were given the back end of the season off in the run-up to the World Cup.“That’s more than half of the first team gone, and that included Dan Parks (who moved to Cardiff). When you change your stand-off – especially if you change from a kicker ten like Dan to a player like Ruaridh (Jackson), who likes to run with the ball – the whole way the team is structured has to change. So last season was, in many ways, a transitional year, but it was also one where a lot of the young guys got blooded and we’re seeing the benefits of that this year.”It is those players who have reinvigorated the Warriors, not the old guard, edging Leinster in Dublin and sticking it to the Blues in Cardiff while the World Cup players were away. Up front, 21-year-old flanker and stand-in skipper Rob Harley was the pick of the bunch, but locks Nick Campbell, 21, and Tom Ryder, 25, plus prop Jon Welsh, 25, and No 8 Ryan Wilson, 21, also stepped up to the mark. In the backs 20-year-old stand-off Duncan Weir has put himself in contention for a Scotland start and full-back Stuart Hogg, 19, has been a revelation.“We’re erratic because we’re always at a different place on what can be a very steep learning curve,” says Kellock. “Right now we’re in a good place, with the young guys buying into that work ethic and absorbing the little things that make the difference between success and failure. We’ve absorbed the pain and now we’re looking ahead because we may have lost Richie, but I came back from New Zealand to find that we now have three genuine options at stand-off. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS “Longer-term, things are looking up. We’ve got a new CEO (at Murrayfield) who is talking about putting more resources into the pro teams, and we’ll be moving to a new stadium at Scotstoun, which is a fantastic facility. But more than that, we’ve now got a bunch of guys who know this is a fantastic place to live and play rugby, a city with a really rich rugby heritage. That’s why I believe in this team, why I recently signed a three-year contract, and that’s why we’re now becoming more and more difficult to beat.”This article appeared in the January 2012 issue of Rugby World Magazine. Find a newsagent that sells Rugby World in the UK. 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Canada: Hard work lies ahead

first_img Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Submit an Event Listing Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Submit a Job Listing The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Hopkinsville, KY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Featured Jobs & Calls Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Featured Events Submit a Press Release Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Pittsburgh, PA Tags 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 Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Albany, NY Rector Collierville, TN Rector Washington, DC Rector Smithfield, NC An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Press Release Service Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 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 Bath, NC Rector Tampa, FL Rector Martinsville, VA [Anglican Journal] In summing up General Synod’s debate and vote on same-sex marriage last July, Primate Fred Hiltz concluded:“We have been deeply divided over the solemnizing of same-sex marriage for a very long time. That has not changed.”So what now?Full article. Rector Shreveport, LA Youth Minister Lorton, VA Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Belleville, IL Anglican Communion Director of Music Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Canada: Hard work lies ahead 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 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS By Marites N. SisonPosted Aug 17, 2016 Rector Knoxville, TN Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Associate Rector Columbus, GA Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC last_img read more

History of Rugby World Cup Sevens – Part 2

first_imgWednesday Mar 25, 2009 History of Rugby World Cup Sevens – Part 2 Last week we featured the first part of the very interesting History of the Rugby World Cup Sevens video. This week were featuring part 2 in this fascinating insight into how the game of Sevens developed into what it is today.We see how in 1976 a group of businessmen looked to put a rugby tournament together in Hong Kong. From the humble beginnings of a simple idea, the Hong Kong Sevens grew into a world renown party event, with some amazing matches having taken place there over the years.Twenty of so years ago, the game of rugby was very different to how it is today. The demands on the players in terms of their schedule was less, so the top players in the world game could compete at the Sevens tournaments.David Campese was one who thrived in the openness of the shortened version of the game, and then came along a young Fijian whose name will forever by synonymous with Sevens.Waisele Serevi hit the Sevens stage with bang on the nineties. His balanced stepping, incredible handling, and raw confidence made him one of the most exciting rugby players to grace the game.He played his part in the classic Tomasi Cama try of the 1990 final, and only recently retired from the game having led his country so proudly for many years.In 1993 we saw the inaugural Rugby World Cup Sevens, as the game returned to its roots in Scotland, with Edinburgh being the host city. England and Australia met in a gripping final in which the English came out tops 21-17, becoming the first team to lift the Melrose Cup.There were some brilliant tries scored, most notably from flyer Andrew Harriman as he rounded David Campese on the outside. Campo got his own back though, scoring a classy chip and chase try in the second half.Well feature Part 3 of this excellent series on here soon. :: Related Posts :: History of Rugby World Cup Sevens – Part 1 Time: 06:51 Note: The video ends abruptly for some reason unfortunately. Apologies on our behalf.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. 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Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. History of Rugby World Cup Sevens – Part 2 | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. Username * Password * Email * Password Repeat * Please send me news, information and special offers from RugbyDump By clicking register you agree to our Privacy Policylast_img read more

EC House / AM30 Taller de Arquitectura + Stephane Arriola

first_imgArchDaily CopyHouses, Houses Interiors•Atemajac de Brizuela, Mexico CopyAbout this officeAM30 Taller de ArquitecturaOfficeFollowStephane ArriolaOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsAtemajac de BrizuelaMexicoPublished on June 28, 2018Cite: “EC House / AM30 Taller de Arquitectura + Stephane Arriola” [Casa EC / AM30 Taller de Arquitectura + Stephane Arriola] 28 Jun 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Photographs EC House / AM30 Taller de Arquitectura + Stephane Arriola Mexico Save this picture!© Lorena Darquea Schettini+ 17Curated by Danae Santibañez Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/897042/casa-ec-am30-taller-de-arquitectura-plus-stephane-arriola Clipboard Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/897042/casa-ec-am30-taller-de-arquitectura-plus-stephane-arriola Clipboard Architects: AM30 Taller de Arquitectura, Stephane Arriola Area Area of this architecture projectcenter_img Manufacturers: Alpha Black, Evans, Napresa, Silicium SmartStructural Calculation:Rafael Martin del CampoArchitect In Charge:Emilia Sartoris, Bernardo Hernandez, Stephane ArriolaCity:Atemajac de BrizuelaCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Lorena Darquea SchettiniRecommended ProductsWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedText description provided by the architects. Situated on the outskirts of the town in a densely vegetated area, the site has a gentle slope with views of the surrounding mountains. Architecture in the area is deeply rooted in tradition, and materials found in the landscape greatly influence the way spaces are built. The EC house embraces these cultural features and adapts them to the needs of a family of city dwellers.Save this picture!Section + ElevationSave this picture!© Lorena Darquea SchettiniSave this picture!Ground floor planThe main objective was to place the house with minimum disturbance to the location while allowing the inhabitants to be in constant interaction with the landscape. Our approach was adapting to the natural elements on site, splitting the program into different volumes and placing them around the existing pine trees. Save this picture!© Lorena Darquea SchettiniSave this picture!© Lorena Darquea SchettiniThree volumes arranged around a circulation core constitute the main house. Designed with spatial richness in mind, the main floor adjusts to the terrain surface and inner patios provide light and ventilation creating atmospheres with unique characteristics. A terraced courtyard functions as a central plaza linking the front and back of the plot, as well as creating a space for interaction between the main house and the guest rooms. Across the main social areas on the ground floor, a visual axis is respected to facilitate communication between spaces.Save this picture!© Lorena Darquea SchettiniHardwood flooring was used to create a continuous surface that extends the public spaces into outer decks reinforcing the interaction with the surrounding vegetation. A metallic formwork was designed to build the stone walls that enclose the volumes, updating traditional building methods and accelerating the overall construction process. Our goal was to bring together the timeless with the modern, the local with the universal, the village and the city into a weekend house in the forest.Save this picture!© Lorena Darquea SchettiniProject gallerySee allShow less50 Planning Terms & Concepts All Architects Should KnowArticlesHarvard Researchers Detail the 9 Factors That Make a Healthy BuildingArchitecture News Share “COPY” 2017 Photographer:  Lorena Darquea Schettini Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Houses “COPY” EC House / AM30 Taller de Arquitectura + Stephane ArriolaSave this projectSaveEC House / AM30 Taller de Arquitectura + Stephane Arriola Area:  385 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projectslast_img read more

Hondurans, Guatemalans protest capitalist corruption

first_imgProtest in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on May 29.Thousands of demonstrators in Honduras and Guatemala are protesting their respective governments over corruption scandals involving the misappropriation of public funds.Both waves of protests, which began several weeks ago, are demanding the immediate resignation of right-wing presidents Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras and Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala. The Central American heads of state have been linked to bribery rings involving their respective country’s social security programs and private corporations, among other acts of ­corruption.Although each of these uprisings has its own unique form, due to differences in the political actors involved, they are similar in content. The political actors exist within the same economic environment. Ultimately, the ongoing protests in Honduras and Guatemala are national struggles against political corruption, a phenomenon inherent in the global economic system of capitalism.Scandals exposedProtests in Honduras began in early June when the political news channel Globo TV revealed that corporations linked to an embezzlement scandal involving the Honduran Social Security Institute (IHSS) provided funds for Hernández’s National Party during his 2013 presidential campaign.Private medical companies like Dimesa, based in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa, helped finance Hernández’s campaign using profits made from backroom deals with IHSS officials. Dimesa has held a contract with the IHSS since 2011. Social security officials knowingly approved the purchase of overpriced medical equipment and low-quality medicines in exchange for bribes.Approximately $330 million were stolen from the IHSS, significant portions of which were siphoned into Hernández’s National Party campaign, Al Jazeera reported in a June 1 article. Additionally, thousands of Hondurans have died and are still dying as a result of the extraction of IHSS funds originally intended for medicine and equipment.Protests in Guatemala were ignited by two major scandals. The first involved a multimillion-dollar customs fraud exposed by a United Nations report released in April. Guatemalan government officials were reported to have been accepting bribes in exchange for lower customs duties for private corporations. The second involved Guatemalan Social Security Institute (IGSS) officials who signed a $15 million contract for dialysis with a company that has no experience, the June 12 New York Times reported.Social security officials in Guatemala, just like their counterparts in Honduras, are reported to have received millions of dollars in kickbacks. Protesters consider Molina involved in both acts of ­malfeasance.Honduran prosecutors investigating the scandal have since meted out minor forms of justice. From the National Party, former IHSS director Mario Zelaya, Dimesa investor Shukri Kafie and National Congress Vice President Lena Gutiérrez have all been charged with corruption and public health crimes. National Congress President Mauricio Oliva, also a member of the National Party, is currently being investigated for his involvement.Guatemalan prosecutors have done the same. Former Vice President Roxana Baldetti stepped down from her position in May at the request of the Attorney General’s office, following accusations of her involvement in the customs bribery scandal. Her former secretary, Juan Carlos Monzón Rojas, who ran the operation, has been formally charged and has been given fugitive status. Several other government officials have also been arrested in connection to the IGSS case.Despite these meager concessions, the masses are continuing to rise up. Thousands of protesters in Honduras and Guatemala have taken to the streets daily to demand that their respective country’s president step down. Solidarity protests have also been organized in several other countries, including Mexico, the United States and Canada. Demonstrators are continuing to organize larger actions by the day as neither Hernández nor Molina have announced plans to resign.Overall, the mass uprisings in Honduras and Guatemala must be understood as being similar in content. Although the corruption scandals that sparked the anti-government mobilizations involved different political figures and institutions, they both took place in countries deeply entrenched in the global economic system of capitalism. The expansion of profits for private interests is as central to capitalism as it is to the corruption scandals in Honduras and Guatemala.Both Central American nations are under the control of right-wing political parties working in favor of the global ruling economic class, which seeks the expansion of profits at the expense of millions of people. The everyday super-exploitation of workers and farmers leads inevitably to corruption and bribes. It all boils down to profit.Just as corruption in Honduras and Guatemala should be understood as being integral to the global economic system of capitalism, the anti-corruption protests must also be understood as necessary mass reactions.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Proveer agua para migrantes y aliados es un crimen para EE.UU.

first_imgTrump no solo continúa llevando a cabo una vil diatriba antiinmigrante casi a diario, sino que los agentes del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas llevaron a cabo recientemente un siniestro ataque SWAT en Arizona. Y en la ciudad de Nueva York, los agentes de ICE están arrestando a inmigrantes haciéndose pasar por policías de Nueva York.La patrulla fronteriza realiza una redada de estilo militar en el campo No Más Muertes, 31 de julio de 2020.Morir de sed es aceptable en los EE.UU.El 5 de octubre, la Patrulla Fronteriza de Estados Unidos allanó el campo No Más Muertes en Arizona, cerca de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México. Esta organización humanitaria, un grupo vital de personas heroicas que salvan vidas, informó desde el campamento que los agentes de ICE capturaron a 12 inmigrantes y detuvieron a siete voluntarios.No Más Muertes caracterizó los arrestos y detenciones como “un patrón de criminalización”.Esta fue la segunda incursión en el campamento del grupo desde este verano. Según el Washington Post, No Más Muertes “es un grupo religioso formado en 2004 en respuesta a una gran cantidad de migrantes que estaban muriendo mientras intentaban cruzar el brutal desierto de Sonora”. (6 de octubre)Un comunicado de prensa de No Más Muertes decía: “Después del atardecer del 5 de octubre, entró la Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos. . .  a Byrd Camp con una orden federal. Los voluntarios estuvieron retenidos durante tres horas mientras las personas que recibían atención médica, alimentos, agua y refugio del calor de más de 100 grados fueron detenidas.”Según la organización, la invasión estatal fue “una demostración masiva de fuerza armada” ya que la BORTAC (Unidad Táctica de la Patrulla Fronteriza) “descendió al campamento con un tanque blindado, un helicóptero y muchos vehículos marcados y sin marcas. Agentes armados con rifles de asalto persiguieron y aterrorizaron a quienes estaban recibiendo atención”. Además, rompieron puertas y ventanas y destruyeron la infraestructura y los suministros esenciales.El comunicado de prensa continuó: “Esta criminalización de la ayuda humanitaria y la atención médica que brindamos es solo un avance de las políticas mortíferas de la agencia. La Patrulla Fronteriza detiene a personas en instalaciones inseguras y mortales donde la negligencia médica es desenfrenada y los abusos a los derechos humanos están bien documentados”.Para enviar mensajes de solidaridad o una donación monetaria muy necesaria, visite: nomoredeaths.orgICE y policía, uno y el mismoLos neoyorquinos tienen todas las razones para sentirse intimidados y recelosos de la policía de Nueva York, después del infame debacle de “parar y registrar” que tuvo como objetivo las comunidades negras y morenas y el trágico asesinato en 2014 de Eric Garner, cuyo grito “no puedo respirar” generó protestas masivas.Entonces, cuando la policía llega a la puerta buscando a alguien y los policías resultan ser agentes de ICE, puede estar seguro de que la comunidad resistirá.Es por eso que los defensores y los funcionarios de la ciudad se reunieron con las familias de inmigrantes el 10 de octubre para denunciar los informes de “prácticas engañosas de los oficiales de ICE para detener y deportar a las personas”.Según el concejal de la ciudad Ydanis Rodríguez, uno de los organizadores del mitin, la comunidad pedía la liberación de Fernando Santos-Martínez, secuestrado por agentes de ICE que afirmaban ser agentes de la policía de Nueva York del Precinto 34.Según Rodríguez, ICE se presentó de civil en el apartamento de la familia y repetidamente intentó entrar mientras se identificaba como policía. Sin dejar que la resistencia de la familia los detuviera, los agentes de ICE intentaron intimidar al superintendente del edificio para que consiguiera que la esposa de Santos-Martínez, María, abriera la puerta.Los agentes de ICE dijeron que necesitaban hablar con Santos-Martínez “sobre un incidente anterior”, por lo que el cónyuge “sin saberlo les dio su número de teléfono”, dijo Rodríguez.Según los informes, el alcalde de Nueva York, Bill de Blasio, dijo el viernes que el había “pedido a ICE que ordenara a sus agentes que no declararan o insinuaran que representan a la policía de Nueva York”.Pero tanto la policía de Nueva York como la de ICE son agentes deshonestos que protegen a un estado capitalista. Y harán lo que quieran y pondrán en acción sus creencias supremacistas blancas, no lo que ordene de Blasio. La policía y ICE han demostrado una y otra vez que están políticamente alineados con las viles políticas racistas de la administración Trump. De hecho, la policía de Nueva York, a través de su unidad de propaganda de la “Asociación Benevolente de Policía”, salió en agosto por primera vez en un histórico respaldo a Trump para otro mandato como presidente.Mientras ICE evita que los migrantes obtengan agua en el desierto con tanques blindados, y mientras la policía y el ICE unen fuerzas cada vez más, ya es hora de que el movimiento elimine a la policía y al ICE de una vez por todas.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

TCU suspends study abroad programs through spring 2021

first_imgFacebook ReddIt Facebook Derek Lytlehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/derek-lytle/ What we’re reading: Presidential town halls to air tonight, #MeToo leader speaks on movement’s anniversary Twitter Derek Lytle Twitter TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Previous articleHoroscope: October 16, 2020Next articleWhat we’re reading: US approaches 8 million COVID-19 cases, presidential town hall recap Derek Lytle RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution TCU: A campus altered by COVID-19 Reed Hall is where the physical Writing Center is located. (Heesoo Yang/Staff Photographer) Frogs sweep Sooners after double-header Linkedin What we’re reading: Joe Biden has narrow lead in uncalled states, COVID-19 numbers reach a new high + posts Linkedin printStudents will not be allowed to study abroad in the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under normal circumstances, students would be preparing to study abroad. However, the unpredictability of entry and exit requirements for foreign countries made it unfeasible amid the pandemic, according to an email sent to students Wednesday from Sheila Williams on behalf of the Center for International Studies. “Country-specific entry and exit requirements have been unpredictable,” said Dr. Sandra Callaghan, the Director of the Center for International Studies. “We believe that suspending programs is in the best interest of our students both for health and safety reasons but also to allow our students to have certainty as they plan for the spring semester.” TCU offers over 250 programs in 54 countries around the world, giving students a vast selection of unique international opportunities. The decision to suspend study abroad activities came based on advice from TCU’s security analysis team at On Call International. The information and guidelines provided by organizations such as the WHO, the CDC, the U.S. State Department and the Overseas Security Advisory Council were factored in. While there is hope that TCU will be able to begin offering abroad programs for the summer 2021 semester, leaders of the abroad program suggest it is a cautious optimism. Students who were planning on being able to study abroad were saddened by the change of plans.Junior finance major Freddie Gibbs had planned on studying abroad in the spring semester before the announcement was made. “I was planning on studying in Europe for my spring semester and the news is definitely disappointing,” said Gibbs. “Hopefully, they can organize a plan to make sure it is an option after next May.”Callaghan said scholarships will still be available for future study abroad opportunities. “TCU has a long history of strong financial support for Study Abroad,” Callaghan szid. “TCU will continue to support both need-based and non-need-based study abroad scholarships. More details will be available as we develop a unique portfolio for Maymester and Summer.”Students can stay up to date for more details on scholarship opportunities by checking the Center for International Studies website beginning in late October. Derek Lytlehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/derek-lytle/ ReddIt Derek Lytlehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/derek-lytle/ Junior Sports Broadcast Major / Journalism Minor Derek Lytlehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/derek-lytle/ Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more