High Level Natl Security meeting called Haitian boat tragedy in focus

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, January 25, 2017 – The search for victims from a capsized sloop in waters off Northwest Provo was suspended last night, it resumes this morning says Police Press Officer, Kevin Clarke.Ten bodies were discovered and this is revealed to us last night as seven females, three males and the images of the bodies partially submerged in the sand, partially clothed, some where the drowned are completely naked, stiff and even their skin badly shredded, likely by the reef and marine animals are gut wrenching, heart breaking and unfortunately in social media circulation.This latest tragedy has caused National Security chiefs to put together a special media meeting; it is set for today and includes the Governor, Premier, Deputy Premier and Police Commissioner. Bahamas joint effort recovers more bodies of Haitian migrants Nearly 30 Haitians caught following illegal landing in Nassau, says Defence Force TCI on Alert as riots rage in Haiti, two-year president asked to resign Related Items:#Haitianboattragedy, #MagneticNewsMediacenter_img #MagneticNewsMedia #Haitianboattragedy Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

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Firhad Hakim elected Kolkata mayor

first_imgKolkata: West Bengal minister and TMC candidate Firhad Hakim on Monday secured 121 votes in the 144-member Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to win the mayoral election. The result of the mayoral election, conducted through a secret-ballot system, was announced by the civic body’s municipal secretary, Harihar Prasad Mondal. BJP candidate Meena Devi Purohit, who contested the polls against Hakim, bagged five votes. Twelve Left Front and two Congress councillors boycotted the election. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal life Last week, CPI(M) councillor Bilquis Begum had moved the Calcutta High Court, challenging Hakim’s election on the ground that he was not a councillor from any ward of the civic body. The high court on Friday refused to stay the election. The ruling TMC has 122 seats in the KMC House, the Left Front 14, the BJP five, the Congress two, while one seat remains vacant. Sources said one TMC councillor gave Monday’s election a miss due to ill health. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killed Hakim, who is also the urban development and municipal affairs minister, was chosen as the mayor designate by Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillors, following Sovan Chatterjee’s resignation from the post. Chatterjee visited the KMC headquarters in New Market area of the city to cast his vote. Talking to media after the announcement of the results, Chatterjee extended his best wishes to Hakim. “I am sure the KMC will function well under the leadership of the new mayor.last_img read more