Twenty countries convene for Law Enforcement Conference in Nassau

first_img ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppNassau, Bahamas, February 21, 2017 – Law enforcers of 20 countries are convened in The Bahamas for a four day Pre-International Drug Enforcement Conference being held at the Police Headquarters in Nassau.  A strong focus is on controlling the trend of the resurgence in the popularity of cocaine and the smuggling of it.National Security Minister, Dr Bernard Nottage opened the event at the Paul Farquharson Conference Center and among the officials attending are US Charge D’Affairs, Lisa Johnson and Special Agent in Charge of the US Drug Enforcement Administration Caribbean Division, Matthew Donahue and Bahamas Police Commissioner, Ellison Greenslade.Peru and Colombia also have representative law enforcers at the Pre-IDEC which started on Monday.#MagneticMediaNews Related Items:#magneticmedianews Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meeting Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provolast_img read more

Military Funeral Service Given to Late Assistant Superintendent of Police James Percival

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:#jamescallenderfuneral, #magneticmedianews #magneticmedianews#jamescallenderfuneralcenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppTurks and Caicos, June 15, 2017 – Grand Turk – On Wednesday 14th June 2017, The Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force held a Full Military Funeral Service in Honor of the late Assistant Superintendent of Police James Percival Callender of St. Phillip Barbados at the  Salam Baptist Church in Grand Turk.The late James Percival Callender, a native of St Phillip Barbados migrated to the Turks and Caicos Islands during the era when Caribbean Nationals were being recruited to join our Police Force. He became a member of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force on March 1st 1980 where he served for thirty seven years until his demise on May 2, 2017.The service was conducted by Pastor Chad Archibold and other members of the Clergy, while funeral arrangements were handled by A and S Funeral Home.last_img read more

Medicaid service provider CUP to stay in county

first_imgColumbia United Providers officials on Friday got the news they and thousands of Clark County residents have been waiting months to hear: CUP can continue to serve local Medicaid managed care members.State Health Care Authority Deputy Director Preston Cody said Friday the state had approved a contract that would allow CUP and Community Health Plan of Washington to work together and remain in Clark County.“I hope everybody is pleased with the outcome,” Cody said. “I know the Health Care Authority certainly is.”After months of uncertainty, the state appears to have found a solution that benefits everyone involved. Medicaid patients will remain with their current providers, if they so choose. Renegotiated physician reimbursement rates will save the state money. And CUP and Community Health Plan will continue to operate in Clark County.“We’re happy,” said Lance Hunsinger, chief executive officer of Community Health Plan. “We have historically served in Clark County. Our interest was to continue to serve that population, and this result allows us to continue to do that. so we’re pleased.”The agreement will also mean no disruption in care for local Medicaid members, which was an ongoing concern for CUP officials.“Our goal from the start was to keep this critical health care safety net intact for this community,” Ann Wheelock, CUP chief executive officer, said in a written statement.last_img read more

Tonight AFROs First Edition with Sean Yoes Tuesday July 19

first_imgWe’ll get a report on tumultuous GOP Convention in Cleveland from Eugene Craig, the Third Chair of Maryland’s GOP who is currently in Cleveland attending the convention. Also, we’ll speak with leaders from Communities United, which is calling for the dismissal of the director of the Baltimore City Board of Elections, Armstead Jones and is planning a march to protest the recent primary elections in the city.
These stories and much more on AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes. Listen at WEAA Live Stream:
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