Colombian President Highlights Mexico’s Fight Against Drugs

first_img Santos also presented Mexican Secretary of Public Safety Genaro García Luna and U.S. Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement John Morton with the Medal for Merit in recognition of their cooperation in the fight against drug trafficking. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos highlighted the fight against drugs waged by the administration of his Mexican counterpart, Felipe Calderón, and insisted that this fight should be a global one. “President Calderón understood that in dealing with drug traffickers and drug cartels, it’s necessary to confront them with courage, with force,” said Santos, who also lamented the “high price” that Mexico has paid in “that courageous and necessary action.” By Dialogo May 23, 2011 “This fight against drug trafficking has to be a global fight. A single country can’t fight against such a plague,” the president added, speaking at a police graduation ceremony in Bogotá. last_img read more

November 2015 Credit Union Trends Report from CUNA Mutual Group

first_img 3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr The Credit Union Trends Report is a monthly “pulse check” on the state of the credit union marketplace, often placed in a historical context. The report is published and distributed by Steven Rick from CUNA Mutual Group. View Steven’s biography.November 2015:Credit union loan balances rose 1.2% in September, faster than the 0.8% pace reported in September 2014.Credit unions added more than 1.5 million memberships in the third quarter of 2015, the fastest growth quarter in credit union history.Credit union liquidity fell to the lowest level since February 2009 in September. continue reading »last_img read more

Robin Singh Questions Ravi Shastri’s Credentials as a Coach

first_imgNew Delhi: Former all-rounder Robin Singh has taken a dig at Ravi Shastri, saying Team India has lost two successive semi-finals under the current head coach and thereby a change needs to be made in the coaching set-up.“Under the current coach, India has lost in the semi-finals of two successive ODI World Cups, and in the last four stages of the World Twenty20 championship as well,” Singh told The Hindu.“Now is the time to prepare for the 2023 World Cup and a change could be good for the side,” he added.In 2015, India had lost the World Cup semifinal to Australia while in 2019, the Men in Blue had to face a shocking defeat to New Zealand, thereby failing to get an opportunity to win their third World Cup title.Singh, who has applied for the post of head coach, was part of the Indian support staff, holding the role of the fielding coach between 2007 and 2009. During that period, India won a Test series in England, lift the inaugural World T20 in South Africa as well succeeding in the triangular ODI series trophy in Australia for the first time. The BCCI has invited applications for the positions of head coach, batting coach, bowling coach, fielding coach, physio, strength, and conditioning coach and administrative manager for the Indian team.The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has already announced that the trio of Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad, and Shantha Rangaswamy have been handed the responsibility of picking the head coach. They form the new Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) subject to no conflict of interest. Shastri and his team will get an automatic entry into the recruitment process. The current coaching staff was handed a 45-day extension after their tenure ended with the World Cup. IANSAlso Read: BCCI Officials Want Ravi Shastri To Continue As Head Coachlast_img read more