first_imgRelatedSpanish Town Prepares for King of Spain RelatedSpanish Town Prepares for King of Spain FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Preparations are in high gear for the visit of the King of Spain, Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia, to Spanish Town, St. Catherine.The Spanish Monarchs, who are to be conferred with national civil decorations by the Government, will be in the island on a two-day State visit from February 17 to 18.Mayor of Spanish Town, Dr. Andrew Wheatley, told JIS News that the St. Catherine Parish Council, is currently beautifying and cleaning the main corridors in the town.“Over the last six months, we have started some significant improvement to the infrastructure in Spanish Town. A number of roads have been rehabilitated. We are in the process of beautifying the main corridors in Spanish Town,” he said.Currently, he said, the Council, in collaboration with the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) and the Tourism Product Development Company Ltd. (TPDCo), have been beautifying areas along the Spanish Town by-pass and as far as Ferry in the parish. He said that trees and ornamental plants would be planted along the corridor.“It is part of the general thrust to get rid of the rubbish that is normally associated with major urban centres,” he said, adding that the clean-up is not only being done for the visit of the King and Queen, but “to improve the general aesthetics and to preserve our heritage in the town.”The Mayor said that the Old Iron Bridge, in Spanish Town, is also receiving a face-lift, with the cost of restoration being $12 million. He emphasised that it is important for the bridge to be restored, since its base is being worn away by flood waters.Their Majesties are expected to participate in a ceremony, scheduled to take place in Spanish Town Emancipation Square on February 18, where they will be given the Keys to the Old Capital and unveil a signing board, part of the Jamaican Heritage Trail, sponsored by the Spanish Jamaican Foundation. They will also unveil a plaque to commemorate their visit.After leaving Emancipation Square, they will visit the Spanish Town Hospital to open a refurbished wing, which was financed with the assistance of the Spanish Government. Spanish Town Prepares for King of Spain Office of the Prime MinisterFebruary 13, 2009center_img RelatedSpanish Town Prepares for King of Spain Advertisementslast_img read more

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first_imgCU on the Weekend lectures begin Sept. 8 Back to news Share:LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmailShare August 13, 2018 • by Sue Postema ScheeresLeonard Bernstein, the knowledge illusion, Roman concrete and CU rockets take center stage this fall as part of the CU on the Weekend lecture lineup.Join us on four Saturdays for free lectures where some of CU Boulder’s most dynamic faculty will share their expertise on a range of topics. The fall series begins Sept. 8. Lecture locations are listed below. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and advanced registration for the lectures is not required. The Office for Outreach and Engagement coordinates this public series, which is supported by the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost and the Division of Continuing Education.Lectures include:Bernstein as Teacher: Exploring the Language of MusicSaturday, September 8, 2018 • 1–3 p.m. Professor Keith Waters, College of Music Associate Professor Steven Bruns, College of Music Senior Instructor Philip Chang, College of Music Imig Music Building, Chamber Hall C-199, 1020 18th St. Note: Free required tickets will be distributed at noon on Sept. 8.Building for Eternity: The Romans Conquer the SeaSaturday, October  13, 2018 • 1–3 p.m. Professor Emeritus Robert Hohlfelder, History Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium, 3415 Colorado Ave.The Knowledge IllusionSaturday, November 3, 2018 • 1–3 p.m. Assistant Professor Philip Fernbach, Leeds School of Business Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium, 3415 Colorado Ave.CU Rockets: The Heroes of Future NASA MissionsSaturday, December 1, 2018 • 1–3 p.m. Assistant Professor Kevin France, Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, Butcher Auditorium, 3415 Colorado Ave. Note: A tour of France’s lab at LASP will follow the lecture. Advance registration for the tour only is required and space is limited: receive emails about upcoming lectures, complete this form. For questions, email or call 303-492-4561.Topics:Arts and CultureBusiness and EconomicsAstronomy & AstrophysicsInformal and Community EducationEducational Research and ResourcesHistoryMusicMarketingHumanitiesPhysical SciencesRelated News Anthropologist wins support for Indigenous history comicsCU Boulder Museum of Natural History Curator Jennifer Shannon garners fellowship to ‘deploy the humanities for the public good.’ Read More  Students transform pandemic chaos into a performanceCU Boulder class wanted to depict the feeling of a cacophony of chaos, echoing their feelings from this past year. Read More  The call for community schoolsDoctoral student Julia Daniel co-wrote a guide for educators, with findings demonstrating the positive impact of a type of school that serves as a community hub. Read Morelast_img read more

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first_imgLEON, Mexico – Wesley Bryan won the El Bosque Mexico Championship on Sunday for his second Tour title of the year, shooting a 5-under 67 for a four-stroke victory. Bryan finished at 19-under 269 at El Bosque and earned $117,000 to jump from second to first on the money list with $260,820, more than enough to wrap up a PGA Tour card for next season. ”It feels amazing,” Bryan said. ”To wrap it up this early in the season is incredible. I know there’s still work to be done. I know another win gets me straight out there. I’m going to put my head down starting next week and get back to work.” The 26-year-old former University of South Carolina player won the Chitimacha Louisiana Open last month for his first tour title. Third-round leader Brad Fritsch, the Canadian coming off a victory two weeks ago in the Servientrega Championship in Colombia, had a 73 to tie for second with Richy Werenski. Werenski closed with a 66.last_img read more

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