BAHAMAS International Womens Day recognizes women in rural communities

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, March 7, 2018 – Nassau -The Bahamas will focus on women and girls who live in the remote areas of the archipelago, namely the Family Island Communities, in celebration of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018.The Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Lanisha Rolle, encouraged Bahamians to assist and support women in strengthening their communities, to help to build families and country. Related Items: She said women in rural communities have endured devastating damages as a result of natural disasters, low employment opportunities, limited weekly air and sea travel to and from islands and more.“Despite these challenges, the women in these communities have been resilient and strong. Many of them have managed to eke out a livelihood through sheer grit and determination, using the natural resources around them to become skilled in straw craft, farming, fishing and making preservatives.  As a result, they have been able to sustain their families and remain in their communities,” she said. Minister Rolle saluted the women of the Family Islands, The Bahamas and around the world.A Women’s Forum on Thursday, March 8 at Harry C. Moore Auditorium will address the topic, “Challenges and Opportunities in Achieving Gender Equality and Empowerment of Rural Women and Girls.” A special video documentary showcasing the determination of women and girls in rural communities in The Bahamas and sponsored by the Department of Gender and Family Affairs will be aired on ZNS TV.By: Kathryn Campbell (BIS)Photo captions:Header: The Hon. Lanisha Rolle, Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, speaks about International Women’s Day 2018 (far right); Emma Foulkes, Deputy Permanent Secretary (centre); and Coralee Adderley.Insert: Parliamentary Secretary the Hon. Vaughn Miller is shown first from left.BIS Photos/Derek Smithlast_img read more

Journalist Launching Russian Investor Mag

first_imgRussian & Eurasia Investor will be distributed internationally, with the majority going to Moscow, London and New York. Martin is hopeful the magazine will be as much of a success in the U.S. as he expects it to be in Russia. “We launched a preview issue in the U.S. that was well received by the focus group. The market here is a little smaller, but I think the magazine will find its readers. Russia is increasingly internationalizing, and it’s the perfect time for a magazine like Russia & Eurasia Investor.” Hoping to tap into the English language Russian investor market, J. Quinn Martin is launching Russia & Eurasia Investor magazine. The bimonthly title is set to launch February 1 with an initial print run of 25,000.”There are comparable magazines in other emerging markets, but there’s nothing like Russia & Eurasia Investor in Russia,” explains Quinn, a journalist who until recently had been working in Russia for a number of years. “Sure, there are other business magazines in Russia, but no solid English language magazine. That’s where we fit in.”The New York-based magazine will feature special reports and analysis on emerging markets like Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan and on industries such as banking, mining and energy. With what Martin calls an “editorial hub” in Moscow, the magazine will have an obvious emphasis on Russia and the former Soviet states but will cover markets around the world.”Russia and Eurasia is now a $1.4 trillion economy and Russian companies raised more than $32 billion in IPOs last year,” Martin says. “Western capital is pouring into the region.”last_img read more

NOW HIRING 60 New Job Openings In Wilmington Week of April 15 2018

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below are job listings previously published on Wilmington Apple during the week of April 15, 2018:Full-Time Carpet Cleaning Technician at New England Carpet MasterFull-Time Tech Lead at New England Carpet MasterFull-Time Carpet Cleaning Summer Job at New England Carpet MasterFull-Time Food Service/Coffee Service/Account Manager at Canteen Refreshment ServicesFull-Time Project Administrator at Trinity Building and Construction ManagementFull-Time Billing Person at Northeast Air SolutionsFull-Time Sales Engineer at United Tool & Machine CorporationFull-Time Certified Electrician at SunRunFull-Time Installer at SunRunFull-Time Territory Sales Representative at Patterson CompaniesFull-Time Product Manager at World Travel HoldingsFull-Time Electronics Technician at MT-Unirepair, Inc.Full-Time Global Sourcing Analyst at UniFirstFull-Time Business Account Executive at ComcastFull-Time Movers & Drivers at Two Men And A TruckFull-Time Movers & Drivers at Xpress MoversPart-Time Delivery Driver at OptimaFull-Time Engineering Technician at MKS InstrumentsFull-Time Sales Engineer at United Tool & Machine Corp.Full-Time Electrical Design Engineer at AmetekFull-Time Procurement Intern (Contract Management Database) at Charles River LabsFull-Time Shipping & Receiving Associate at Concordia International Forwarding CorporationFull-Time (Temporary) Summer Maintenance Associate at Avalon Bay CommunitiesFull-Time/Part-Time Electronics Team Member at TargetFull-Time/Part-Time Apparel & Accessories Team Member at TargetFull-Time Delivery Associate Driver at AramarkFull-Time Operations Assistant Manager at Dollar TreePart-Time Sitter/Nanny For 2 Wilmington ChildrenPart-Time Member Services Representative at Planet FitnessFull-Time Package Handler at FedEx WarehousePart-Time Accounting Administrative Assistant at FJ RobertsFull-Time Youth Counselor at Milestone Group HomeFull-Time Mental Health Clinician at Milestone Group HomeFull-Time Food Manufacturing Machine Operator at Stuffed FoodsFull-Time Product/Contracts Administrator at D.B. RobertsFull-Time Contract Recruiter at ComcastFull-Time Talent Acquisition Specialist at Charles River LabsFull-Time Director (ERP Support & Maintenance) at Charles River LabsFull-Time Sales District Leader Designate at Pepsi Co.Full-Time Technical Lead at SOVOS ComplianceFull-Time Sales Data Analyst (Entry Level) at SOVOS ComplianceFull-Time Multimedia Coordinator at SymboticFull-Time Reagent Manufacturing Associate (Contract) at T2 BiosystemsFull-Time HR Systems Analyst at Charles River LabsFull-Time Supervisor (MDX) at Charles River LabsFull-Time Laboratory Technician at Charles River LabsFull-Time Product Marketing Specialist at LEDVANCEFull-Time Marketing Specialist at AltroFull-Time Bench Worker at TecometFull-Time Pesticide Applicator at Garrick-Santo Landscape Co.Part-Time Sales Floor Team Member at TargetFull-Time Food Service Professional at Cafe Services, Inc.Full-Time Chef Manager at Cafe Services, Inc.Full-Time Management Trainee at UniFirstFull-Time Lead Technician at New England Carpet MasterFull-Time Intern at AramarkFull-Time Assistant Controller at AMETEKPart-Time Settlement Advisor at AmetrosFull-Time Client Engagement Coordinator at AmetrosFull-Time Customer Service Rep at Olympia Sports(NOTE: Wilmington businesses — Feel free to send me your job postings at wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedNOW HIRING: 60 New Job Openings In Wilmington (Week of August 11, 2019)In “Business”NOW HIRING: 60 New Job Openings In Wilmington (Week of July 7, 2019)In “Business”NOW HIRING: 60 New Job Openings In Wilmington (Week of June 16, 2019)In “Business”last_img read more

Xbox One weekly game deals Best under 10

first_img Xbox One weekly game deals: Best under $10 Gaming deals: Titanfall 2 for $5, Red Dead Redemption for $10, GTA V for $20 and more Microsoft Microsoft has a number of Xbox One games on sale through March 18. Here’s a quick look at our top picks for sale titles that cost less than $10. To get these prices you’re not required to have a Xbox Live Gold membership.   Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of products featured on this page. $5  Metro Last Light Redux ($5)Metro 2033 Redux ($5)Star Wars Battlefront I Ultimate Edition ($5)Burnout Paradise ($5) $10 or less Battlefield 1 Revolution ($10)Mass Effect Andromeda ($9)NBA Live 19 All-Star Edition ($6)Star Wars Battlefront II ($6.25)Unravel 2 ($6)See the complete list of Xbox games on sale this week. This story was originally published on March 12. 0 Share your voice Tags Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. Video Games More game deals Post a commentlast_img read more

RBL Bank acquires 10 stake in Utkarsh Micro Finance shares rise

first_imgPrivate-sector lender RBL Bank on Monday announced acquisition of a 9.99% stake in Utkarsh Micro Finance Ltd (UMFL). The acquisition is seen as a strategic move to reach out to the unbanked and underbanked segments of the society.The bank is also entering into an MoU to extend its product portfolio to Utkarsh customers. In a statement, the bank said it has got all the necessary regulatory approvals. UMFL has received in-principle approval from the RBI for setting up a small finance bank and is expected to commence operations soon.”This is a strategic partnership rather than a mere acquisition of a minority stake in Utkarsh, one of India’s finest and well-governed micro finance institutions. Personally, I am very happy and excited to be a part of this partnership. It will help us extend our distribution footprint and strengthen our financial inclusion initiatives across the rural hinterland,” Vishwavir Ahuja, RBL Bank Managing Director and CEO, said in the statement.In other news, RBL Bank said it has raised Rs 330 crore (about $50 million) from CDC Group Plc, a UK-based development finance institution, through Basel III compliant Tier II capital. The capital infusion will help the bank expand to new regions in India.The fund-raising will also strengthen its capital base to meet future requirements. This is the third round of funding the private-sector lender received in two-and-a-half years. Previously, in October 2015, the bank raised Rs 44.5 crore, and in March 2014, it secured investment of Rs 174 crore.RBL Bank stock closed at Rs 297.10 on Monday, up 1.97 from its previous close on the Bombay Stock Exchange.last_img read more

Should You Still Invest in Bitcoin in 2018

first_img Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. February 9, 2018 4 min read Bitcoin had quite the year in 2017. We saw its price increase well over 1000 percent — going from $1,000 at the beginning of 2017 all the way up to $19,000 by mid-December. That meteoric rise attracted people from all walks of life to invest in Bitcoin. Now hedge funds and first-time investors are looking to join the craze and rejoice in massive returns.That all said, is Bitcoin still a good investment in 2018? Have you already missed the train? Below i’ll give my opinions on this topic.(Please take note that I am not a financial advisor. Investing in cryptocurrencies is both highly speculative and risky. These opinions are my own and should be treated as such. Invest at your own risk.)What are you investing for?In my mind there are two types of people investing in cryptocurrency. Those who believe it represents the future of money and are in support of a decentralized financial system. And the others are those who are simply looking to make money. Now you don’t have to be one or the other, but more often than not the investor is leaning towards one.If you believe in the future of money then you are investing in this currency in hopes to one day use it to make purchases. You are also planning to hold it with hopes that it’s going to appreciate. That said, in order for Bitcoin to ever be used as an everyday currency it simply cannot fluctuate thousands of dollars a day. The question you need to ask yourself is whether or not it’s going to settle at it’s current price. If you believe it’s going to rise in the long term then you should make the investment knowing you’re going to need to ride through a ton of fluctuation.If you’re simply looking to make money with cryptocurrencies then it’s a simpler answer. Bitcoin is very volatile. As I stated above Bitcoin hit close to $20,000 in mid December 2017 and a month later dropped to about $11,000. When there is market fluctuation of that nature there are opportunities to make money, and lots of it. I would imagine the volatility won’t end anytime soon. That said, if you’re looking to trade on the short game there’s definitely an opportunity.How can you get started?1. ResearchIf you’re a first timer in the crypto world I suggest doing some research first. Never invest solely based off someone else’s opinions and always get informed before investing in any asset. It’s common for people to jump into cryptos head first just because they see a lot of green. This is a bad habit and will lead to bad decisions down the road.For starters, learn about the blockchain and how it’s revolutionizing the world of finance. I suggest checking out Ivan on Tech and listening to some of his YouTube videos. He does a great job of breaking down the concepts as well as giving some expert opinions on recent news.2. Open a trading accountOnce you’re ready to invest I suggest opening up an account on Coinbase. This platform features a clean user interface and is great for first time investors. You can sign up here for a free $10 in credits. Once you’ve created your Coinbase account, I recommend making all of your trades using Coinbase’s exchange called GDAX. This exchange gives you access to real-time data and graphs not to mention lower fees.There are also plenty of Youtube videos that show you step-by-step walkthroughs on how to access and use these various exchanges. They may look daunting at first but trust me, it’s easy once you know how.3. Secure your coinsLast but not least you need to be able to secure your Bitcoins. You can keep them on Coinbase but I suggest moving them offline or onto a cold storage wallet. Two popular ones are the Nano Ledger S and the Trezor. These wallets allow you to keep your Bitcoin offline and in a secure location.Exchanges have been known to get hacked in the past and those who kept their coins on those exchanges have lost everything. That said, it’s better to be safe than sorry.Final ThoughtsLike any investment you need to be prepared to lose everything. In addition to that, you need to continue to do research and stay up to date on current trends. In my personal opinion, Bitcoin still remains a good investment in 2018 regardless if you are investing short or long.(By Renzo Costarella)(The author of this article holds long positions in BTC, ETH, IOTA, ADA, XLM and TRX) Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global This story originally appeared on Due Register Now »last_img read more