IT HAS been a particularly trying ten days for more than 1,000 inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Centre (MDC), a federal jail in the Sunset Park neighbourhood of Brooklyn. On January 27th an electrical fire knocked out power and melted the switch that moves the system to generator power. With temperatures outside falling, the heating system faltered, too, and the incarcerated men—most of whom are awaiting trial and have not been convicted of a crime—were left shivering in near-freezing conditions inside their darkened cells. Medical attention waned, as did access to hot food. Normal operations in the federal facility were suspended as well: visiting hours for family and lawyers were cancelled for six straight days, with only brief chats allowed on February 3rd. On February 4th, the Federal Defenders of New York—a non-profit organisation of lawyers who represent indigent inmates charged with federal crimes—sued the Federal Bureau of Prisons and … [Read more...] about Judges examine complaints from inmates at a troubled Brooklyn jail
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Si no sabes qué leer, igual puedes consultar esta lista de 101 libros escritos desde 1917 y escoger uno de los publicados el año que naciste. La particularidad de esta lista es que todos los libros están escritos por mujeres. Leer también es una manera de acercarnos a otra forma de ver el mundo y en ocasiones nos olvidamos de cómo ve el mundo la mitad del planeta. Por supuesto, se podría haber hecho una lista mucho más extensa y seguro que hemos olvidado a autoras estupendas. Esperamos recomendaciones. Y sí, sabemos que los nacidos en 2017 lo van a tener complicado para leer su libro en un futuro cercano. Ah, y si nos lee alguien nacido en 1916 echa en falta su libro, que nos avise. 2017. Sabina Urraca, Las niñas prodigio 2016. Han Kang, La vegetariana 2015. Lucia Berlin, Manual para mujeres de la limpieza 2014. Siri Huvstedt, El mundo deslumbrante 2013. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah 2012. Zadie Smith, NW London 2011. Elena Ferrante, … [Read more...] about ¿Qué libro escrito por una mujer se publicó el año que naciste?
Guam – This information is provided by the Joint Information Center on Guam and the Office of the Governor of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in Saipan. Super Typhoon Yutu Relief & Recovery Update #4 POST-DECLARATION DAMAGE ASSESSMENT COMPLETED; RELIEF MANPOWER ON-ISLAND READY TO SUPPORT; FEEDER 1, PARTIAL 1 & 2 BACK ONLINE On Sunday, October 28, 2018, CNMI Leadership and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) conducted a Post-Declaration Damage Assessment. Saipan, Tinian and Rota experienced very heavy rainfall and extremely high winds which caused damages to homes, businesses and critical infrastructure. Utility infrastructure on all three islands has been visibly severely impacted to include downed power lines, transformers and poles. Driving conditions remain hazardous as debris removal operations are still underway. At the request of Governor Ralph DLG. Torres, representatives from FEMA Individual Assistance (IA) and the US Small Business … [Read more...] about Government publishes CNMI typhoon-damage assessment
Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Decision 2018 Podcasts Newsletter TV Radio Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 TVone GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Auto Beauty & Style Entertainment Food Health Home/Family Money Pets Tech Travel VideoBytes Press Releases Tinian, Saipan in full recovery mode Posted: Monday, October 29, 2018 1:31 AM EDTUpdated: Monday, October 29, 2018 1:31 AM EDTBy Nick [email protected] More than a hundred people were injured following Super Typhoon Yutu. Recovery efforts are ongoing to get those in Saipan and Tinian back to a sense of normalcy. Officials say it will no doubt take some time before that happens. Images showing the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yutu have been circulating all over social media since the storm pushed away from the Marianas. David Gervino, FEMA Spokesperson, said, "We are moving from response to recovery." The recovery effort tremendous as both Tinian and Saipan suffered severe damage … [Read more...] about Tinian, Saipan in full recovery mode
IN PICTURES: Kenilworth Half Marathon Leamington C&AC’s Andy Savery saw off allcomers to win the Kenilworth Half Marathon on Sunday. Savery was always prominent in the lead group which was whittled down from six to three as the runners headed back into Kenilworth town centre from Beausale. BRAT’s Daniel Robinson dropped off the pace around the 11-mile mark and Savery had too much for McCarkiss Elite’s Chris Jordan over the closing stages, pulling away to win in a time of 1hr 12 min 51sec.Jordan eventually finished 15 seconds back, with Robinson third in 1:13:44.Kenilworth Runners’ Ben Taylor and Connor Carson were also members of the original lead group, with Taylor clocking a new personal best of 1:14:37 for fourth and Carson winning the MV45 category for his sixth-placed finish of 1:16:08.Last year’s winner, Leamington C&AC’s Paul Andrew, progressed through the field to finish tenth in 1:17:58 with Richard Merrell (1:20:15) 16th. … [Read more...] about IN PICTURES: Savery stays the new course to win revamped Kenilworth Half Marathon