December 20

Colombia and U.S. Seize 2,281 kg of Cocaine in the Caribbean

first_imgBy Dialogo August 28, 2012 A total of 2,281 kilograms of cocaine were confiscated in the Colombian Caribbean and in the proximity of the Dominican Republic, in two operations executed as part of the maritime interdiction agreement between Colombia and the United States, informed a military report on August 23 in Bogotá. According to the report, the confiscated drugs were transported in two boats that set sail from Colombian territory. The United States Coast Guard intercepted the first one, containing 1,181 kg of cocaine, very close to Providence Island. The other boat, contained 1,100 kg of the drug and four crewmembers on board, and was intercepted close to the Dominican Republic. The confiscated cocaine has a value close to $60 million in the international black market, indicated the report. The seized drugs are part of another 1,930 kg of cocaine confiscated this past week during two operations conducted close to the San Blas Islands (Panamá, in the Caribbean) and on the border of Costa Rica, emphasized the Colombian Navy.last_img read more

August 28

Group of Seniors currently collecting recycled plastic bags to create blankets for Homeless

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena, Mich— With temperatures dropping day and night, and one brutal cold winter, a group of seniors decided to help out those in need to stay warm. This winter season has been very harsh and dangerous, and to make sure the homeless and animals have something to sleep with is crucial.As this group continues with their good deeds, they discover that their weekly activity is also a way for them to socialize. Each pillow will be donated to local animal shelter, and the blankets will be sent downstate.The group meets at the Samaritis Apartments on Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s, and is seeking to collect more bags. So next time you held to the local market and need to recycle your plastic drop it off so that this group can continue their efforts.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious ‘Ken’s March Against Senior Hunger’ Fundraiser starting this MonthNext Miss Sunrise Side looking for participants for ‘Mock Rock’ Competitionlast_img read more

December 29

Liverpool starlet set for Eredivisie loan move

first_imgLiverpool teen ace Taiwo Awoniyi is set to complete a loan move to Dutch club NEC Nijmegen.The Nigerian prodigy joined the Reds last summer but was immediately loaned to FSV Frankfurt in the German second division.And Jurgen Klopp has now decided that the 18-year-old needs another year away from Liverpool to gain further first-team experience before he makes the step up to the club’s senior squad.According to Voetbal International, Nijmegen are the clear favourites to land Awoniyi, due to the close relationship between their coach, Peter Hyballa, and Klopp.Awoniyi has represented Nigeria at Under-17, Under-20 and Under-23 level and is very much seen as one for the future at Anfield. 1 Taiwo Awoniyi on loan at Frankfurt last_img read more

December 27


first_imgSENIOR HURLINGThe Senior hurlers took on St Eunans in the second round of the Championship.In a pulsating match Mac Cumhaills emerged victorious by the slenderest of margins. FT Mac Cumhaills 1-13 St Eunans 1-12. UNDER 16 HURLING FINALThe lads took on Letterkenny Gaels in the league final in Convoy. We started well and took control of the game from the start. We lead from start to finish.Jamie De Ward put in a man of the match performance. great performance from the lads. Well done to all the lads and coaches. FT Mac Cumhaills 3-16 LK Gaels 1-09.GOLF CLASSIC. Many thanks to everyone who was involved with our Annual Golf Classic last Fri. We had grbig numbers out and a great day was had by all. Special thanks to all our sponsors.CHARITY CURRY NIGHTThe club held its second annual Curry Night on Sat night. The club decided to have it as a charity night in aid of Oisin Merritt.A large crowd turned out to sample the currys from all the takeaways in the town. It was a very close vote with two winners emerging.The China Tower and The Navenney Grill were crowned Best Currys in the Twin Towns. Massive thanks to all the takeaways for participating. Special thanks goes to Mickey Patton for organising the night.UNDER 8 FOOTBALLThe U-8 Mac Cumhaills footballers took on neighbours Glenfin this morning.We had 3 teams playing (2boys + 1girls).All 3 teams put on great performances.A big thanks to all parents who contributed/helped with food and tea.Thanks also to all coaches and the 3 refs.DONEGAL Best of luck to Jim and the lads on Sunday. Dun Na nGall Abu.LOTTO RESULTS.There was no winner of this weeks Lotto. Numbers drawn were 3,17,24 and 29. There were 3 match 3 winners.Kathleen O Hagan, Gary Dunnion and Johnny Brady receive €50 each. Next weeks jackpot is €10,000.BINGOThis weeks Bingo is in the Villa Rose. Over €9,000 can be won.GAA NEWS: MAC CUMHAILLS SENIOR HURLERS DEFEAT ST EUNANS IN THRILLING ENCOUNTER was last modified: August 25th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAAMac CumhaillsNoticesSportlast_img read more