Retired pilot hospitalised after Mandela Ave collision

first_imgA retired pilot was injured following an accident involving a motorcycle and a car at the junction of Princess Street and Mandela Avenue, Georgetown, on Sunday afternoon.According to eyewitnesses, the motorcyclist David Cameron, was heading southInjured motorcyclist David Cameronon Mandela Avenue on motorcycle, CF 4831, when a speeding car turning out of Princess Street collided with him. Upon impact, Cameron was thrown off the motorcycle and onto the road. The motorcycle was severely damaged and broken in two.The driver of the car was allegedly drunk and had been removed from the scene by the time reporters of this newspaper had arrived.Cameron was treated for a broken leg and fractured neck. An unidentified passenger of the speeding car sustained injuries to his head and was awaiting medical attention.David Cameron is a retired pilot formerly attached to The Correia Group of Companies.Police were on the scene has launched an investigation into the accident.last_img read more

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The Elders Welcome Nomination Of António Guterres As Next UN SecretaryGeneral

first_imgThe Elders today congratulated the UN Security Council on its selection of António Guterres, former Prime Minister of Portugal and UN High Commissioner for Refugees, as the next UN Secretary-General to succeed Ban Ki-moon in January.Kofi Annan, Chair of The Elders and former UN Secretary-General, said: “I am delighted by the outcome of the Council’s selection process. António Guterres is a highly-qualified candidate who is well-prepared for the many daunting challenges he faces. He will need the firm support of the Security Council as well as the wider membership of the United Nations to help him fulfil his mandate in these challenging times.”The Security Council’s nomination of Mr Guterres now goes to the UN General Assembly for approval. Hopefully, the resolution endorsing his candidacy will be adopted by acclamation, demonstrating that the new Secretary-General enjoys the support of all 193 member states.The Elders have consistently called for a transparent, merit-based process to select the new head of the United Nations. The open General Assembly hearings in which António Guterres along with the other candidates participated were an important and welcome step in this direction.last_img read more

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CHRISTEF DESIR JOINS THE CAST OF DRY POWDER

first_imgEvermore Theatre Company is pleased to announce that Christef Desir has joined the Toronto premiere production of Dry Powder.Desir will star as Seth, a junior partner with a plan to rescue KMM Capital Management, a private equity firm struggling to make a comeback from a PR disaster. “Christef is electric. Seth is a very complex and conflicted character, and Christef really has an amazing and intuitive grasp of that complexity.”, said Evermore producer Greg White.The same week his private equity firm forced massive layoffs at a national grocery chain, Rick Hannel threw himself an extravagant engagement party, setting off a publicity nightmare. Fortunately, Seth, one of Rick’s partners, has a dream of a deal to invest in an American-made luggage company for a song that will rescue his boss from the PR disaster. Twitter Login/Register With: LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisementcenter_img Advertisement Facebook Advertisementlast_img read more

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Rep Runestad invites residents to monthly office hours

first_img State Rep. Jim Runestad will begin hosting monthly coffee hours on the first Saturday of every month. The coffee hours are located throughout the district and no appointment is necessary to attend.The first monthly coffee hours will be Saturday, Feb. 7, at the following times and locations:Dave and Amy’s,9595 Highland Road in White Lake, 8-9 a.m.Colasanti’s Market, 468 South Milford Road in Highland, 10-11 a.m.Baker’s, 2025 South Milford Road in Milford, Noon -1 p.m.“Hearing directly from local residents is a crucial part of my job as representative,” said Runestad, R-White Lake Township. “I look forward to having discussions on state government and hearing ideas and concerns about what is happening at the state level. I encourage anyone who is interested to attend these monthly meetings.”Residents who cannot attend office hours are welcome to contact Runestad’s office at (517) 373-2616 or by email at JimRunestad@house.mi.gov. Categories: Runestad News 03Feb Rep. Runestad invites residents to monthly office hourslast_img read more

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French broadcaster M6 has named Stéphane Sallé de

first_imgFrench broadcaster M6 has named Stéphane Sallé de Chou as head of acquired light entertainment and magazine programming.Sallé de Chou joined the broadcaster’s advertising sales arm M6 Publicité in 2006, before becoming project chief for acquired light entertainment and magazine programming in 2012. In this role he was responsible for a number of key shows including Les Reines du Shopping (Queens of Shopping), E=M6 and Qu’est-ce que Je Sais Vraiment? (What do I Really Know?).In his new role he will report to Matthieu Bayle, and will be tasked with acquiring and developing an enlarged portfolio of programmes created by external producers for M6.last_img

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