Jamaica Exporters thrilled at Trade Mission

first_img Bahamas Junior Achievement Leader in country for meeting Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 21 Jan 2015 – What a ting! Success, good prospects and rave reviews coming from all of the Jamaican company owners and exporters during last night’s trade show which was hosted by the Chamber of Commerce at Beaches Resort Villages and Spa. From salt and spices to water and salad specialty items like arugula and kale; to paint ideal for Caribbean weather, hair products for natural hair, flavor infused honey, sportswear and uniforms, to woodcraft, poultry, three-in-one coffee/tea, natural bug repellant and cigars. The variety of products made in nearby Jamaica is impressive, and the Jamaica Exporters Association informed us that there are actually over 3500 different products manufactured in the country. There will be highlights of the trade show on my TV show Turquoise Morning, which you can get mobile and which is aired in Jamaica on One Caribbean Television. To see our photo highlights from last night: follow, like, subscribe or link up with Magnetic Media; visit MagneticMediaonTV.com Related Items:beaches resort, chamber of commerce, jamaican exporters, trade Employment Ministry launches consultation for new Employment laws Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Recommended for you Finance Minister keeps making headlines; talks tourism, finance and foreign policylast_img read more

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Do it center with Weekend Vendor showcase showroom reveal

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp North Caicos schools big winners when ‘In the Box’ launched Related Items:Do It Center, vendor showcase Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 12 Aug 2015 – This weekend the Do it Center welcomes professionals and do it yourself gurus from around the United States for an opening and Vendor Showcase at the store in Providenciales. There will be a ribbon cutting and cocktail reception on Friday at 5pm, it is an RSVP event… The public is welcome to the vendor showcase on Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Recommended for you POST COMMONWEALTH BEACH OLYMPICS See Vendor Expo & New Showroom at Provo Do it Center on Saturdaylast_img read more

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UN honours 12 fallen peacekeepers from Bangladesh

first_imgThe United Nations (UN) awarded ‘Dag Hammarskjold Medal’ to 119 fallen peacekeepers, including 12 Bangladeshis, from 27 member states to honour their supreme sacrifice. Photo: BSSThe United Nations (UN) awarded ‘Dag Hammarskjold Medal’ to 119 fallen peacekeepers, including 12 Bangladeshis, from 27 member states to honour their supreme sacrifice.The UN awarded those fallen heroes who lost their lives on duty in 2018 in various parts of the world to ensure global peace under the aegis of the UN Peace Operations, said a press release on Saturday. UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres awarded the medals received by the respective permanent representatives of the 27 countries at the event to observe the ‘International Day of the UN Peacekeepers’.Permanent representatives, senior diplomats, officials of the Arms Forces and police from several member states and high level UN officials participated the solemn ceremony.The fallen peacekeepers of Bangladesh who posthumously received the ‘Dag Hammarskjold Medals’ are: Sainik Arzan Howlader and Sainik Md Ripul Miah who served with UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Sainik Mohammad Jamal Uddin, Warrantofficer Mohammad Abul Kalam Azad, Sainik Mohammad Rayhan Ali, Lance Corporal Mohammad Akter Hossain and Sainik Mohammad Rasheduzzaman who served with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Sainik Md Zane Alam who served with the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), Sainik Md Motiar Rahman, Sainik Md Monjur Ali, Lance Corporal Md Mizanur Rahaman and Lieutenant Commander Md Ashraf Siddiqui who served with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).Permanent representative (PR) of Bangladesh to the UN ambassador Masud Bin Momen received the medals on behalf of Bangladesh. Defense advisor of this mission brigadier-general Khan Firoz Ahmed, relevant other officers from the mission and officers from Bangladesh Army, Navy and Police working at the UN Headquarters were also present. The Permanent Mission will make special arrangements to send the medals to the family members of the 12 fallen peacekeepers of Bangladesh.At the opening of today’s observance of the ‘International Day of the UN Peacekeepers’, the UN secretary-general laid floral wreaths in honour of all fallen peacekeepers at the Peacekeepers Memorial Site in the North Lawn of the UNHQs. In his remarks at the ‘Dag Hammarskjold Medal’ ceremony, Antonio Guterres said, “Today, we honour 119 brave men and women who lost their lives while serving the United Nations. Hailing from different backgrounds, our fallenheroes were united in their efforts to help the UN attain its most important objective- to save future generations from the scourge of war.” “The medal we posthumously honour them with bears the name of secretary- general Hammarskjold. It is inscribed with his name as well their own- forever linking them in our hearts and in our memories,” he said.The secretary-general offered his highest tributes to the fallen peacekeeper and put his sincere condolence to their loved ones left behind.The UN under-secretary-general of Department of Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix and under secretary-general of Department of Operational Support Atul Khare also spoke at the event.The congregation paid respect to the departed souls by observing one minute silence. The global theme for this year’s commemoration is ‘ProtectingCivilians, Protecting Peace’. Bangladesh is the second largest contributor of uniformed personnel to UN Peacekeeping.It currently deploys more than 6,600 military and police personnel in nine peacekeeping missions in Abyei, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Lebanon, Mali, Sudan, South Sudan and Western Sahara.So far, 146 peacekeepers from Bangladesh have lost their lives on duty while serving UN Peace Operations in various parts of the world.last_img read more

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A BoseEinstein condensate has been produced in space for the first time

first_imgThe device consisted of a capsule containing a chip holding a group of rubidium-87 atoms, electronics, some lasers and a power source. It was activated once the rocket reached an altitude of 243 km, producing a BEC in just 1.6 seconds. Once the BEC was produced, 110 preprogrammed experiments were carried out in the six minutes it took the rocket to fall back to Earth.The BEC produced by the team was the first ever produced in space and marks the start of a new era in BEC research efforts. An international team of researchers has successfully produced a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) in space for the first time. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes creating a small experimental device that was carried on a rocket into space and the experiments that were conducted during its freefall. The payload of the sounding rocket in the integration hall at the European Space and Sounding Rocket Range (Esrange) in Sweden Credit: photo/©: André Wenzlawski, JGU Journal information: Nature Explore further Payload of the sounding rocket and all those involved in the undertaking, among them scientists of the MAIUS-1 project, employees of the German Aerospace Center, and employees of the Esrange rocket launch site Credit: photo/©: Thomas Schleuss, DLR More information: Dennis Becker et al. Space-borne Bose–Einstein condensation for precision interferometry, Nature (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0605-1center_img A Bose-Einstein condensate is a state of matter occurring after gas atoms with very low density are chilled to very near absolute zero and bunch up to form an extremely dense quantum state. Scientists are interested in producing them so that they can test their properties—theory has suggested that they could serve as the basis for highly sensitive sensors. Such super-sensitive sensors could be used to better understand physics phenomena such as gravitational waves. However, producing Bose-Einstein condensates is tricky, because gravity interferes with devices for producing and studying them. The current method involves dropping such devices from towers to allow them to do their work in a zero-gravity environment—but these experiments have just fractions of seconds to operate. Doing these experiments in space would be a much better option due to the microgravity environment.Realizing the potential of a space-based platform for conducting BEC research, the U.S. launched the Cold Atom Laboratory last May, though it is not yet fully functional. In the interim, the researchers with this new effort created a tiny device capable of producing a BEC and conducting a host of experiments on it, which they put aboard a rocket and launched into space. © 2018 Phys.org This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Citation: A Bose-Einstein condensate has been produced in space for the first time (2018, October 18) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2018-10-bose-einstein-condensate-space.html Researchers are creating a spot colder than the vacuum of space inside the International Space Stationlast_img read more

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