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Have you ever wondered why there are so many Mega Churches owned by Black people? This video I found on Youtube is a great inspiration and I thought it was a good idea to share it with you. Dr Boyce Watkins actually came up with the idea as to how we can use the same method to build wealth in our community. He talks about building black owned businesses, investors and so.
Here are some answers provided by Dr Boyce Watkins
There are several reactions already to the idea initiated proposed by Dr Boyce Watkins. One person stated that there are too many Mega theives that are currently using the fear of hell to make money.
The French Academy member, Dany Laferrière, promoting his new novel self-portrait of Paris with cat. The author presents it entirely hand-drawn. A self-portrait of the city of light with a cat. For Dany, "Paris is a city in constant motion, to represent this movement properly, we have to understand the concept of stillness. Paris is also influenced by the people who visit or settle there. Self-portrait of Paris with Cat is not only about the French capital, but also about all those who come there with a dream. "Dany explained that "Drawing is another way of writing". The hand-made book is intended to be a tribute to this form of communication which is increasingly being abandoned for electronic bidolas.
Here is something to think about. This could not be more true. We tend to remain where we are because we are afraid of the unknown.
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Parfois, on se croit libre mais on ne l'es pas vraiment. La peur de l'inconnu. Ton pire ennemi c'est toi. Nous avons des politiques qui jouent bien sur ce tableau de l'être humain.
Just like Wynwood, Little Haiti will have a cool destination to dine, shop and hang. The 60,000 square foot space located in Little Haiti at: 8300 Northeast 2nd Avenue, will house restaurants, office space and pop up stores. There will be 15 stalls in total, from Antonio Bachour sweets to Taquizo's tacos, Circle coffee, Stanzione wood fired pizza, Bianco Gelato and Smashing Avo's, specializing in all things avocado related (yum).
The Inaguaration Block Party will be held on January 27, 2019. Drinks and bites will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 27
The Madariaga virus (MADV), also known as South American eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), has recently been detected in Haiti.
The virus was primarily found in animals in South and Central America. The first human outbreak occurred in 2010 in Panama. Now, scientists reported that between 2015 and 2016, they have identified eight children in Haiti with the Madariaga virus (MADV), or South American eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV).
Madariaga is a mosquito-borne disease transmitted to humans from animals like horses, mice, rats and bats. Symptoms from the patients affected by Madariaga virus resemble those seen in dengue fever infection.
The scientists were able to estimate that the virus was introduced to Haiti from Panama sometime between October 2012 and January 2015.
Delta Air Lines has officially begun a new service from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to Haiti's Toussaint Louverture International Airport.
According to the company spokesperson, Delta will fly round-trip weekly on Saturdays. The airline will use its Airbus A320 aircraft with 16 first-class seats, according to the company.
A Court Interpreter is someone who works with the court system to provide language interpretation for those who do not speak fluent English. It is a demanding profession that requires much more than being bilingual. A court interpreter plays a vital role in court proceedings as he translates spoken words from one language to another in legal settings, such as courtrooms and law offices. Undoubtedly, the most important skill for an interpreter is the ability to speak two languages fluently, but conversational fluency is only the starting point, because court translators and interpreters must also understand the court system and its vocabulary and terminology.
Haiti lies right on the boundary of the Caribbean and North American plates. Earthquakes typically occur along the jigsaw-puzzle pieces of Earth's crust, called plates, which move relative to one another, most of the time at an imperceptibly slow pace. These plates move around 2 cm per year. These movements cause seismic movement along active fault lines which have been identified in two main areas of the country. In the case of the Haiti quake, the Caribbean and North American plates slide past one another in an east-west direction. This is known as a strike-slip boundary. The first of these is in the sea, along the North coast. This fault line runs from East to West and extends into the Cibao valley in the Dominican Republic.
The job of a Court Interpreters is to translate information from one language into another for the court systems. They work with lawyers, witnesses and defendants to relay information for depositions, hearings and other court cases. It is an Interpreter's job to orally translate everything that is said. They should be fluent in multiple languages as per requirement of the court and have the ability to understand the tone of conversation in languages known because they communicate back and forth among the people who do not share a common language.
The goal of an interpreter is to have people hear the interpretation as if it were the original. He must render a complete and accurate interpretation or translation, without altering, omitting, or adding anything to what is stated or written, and without explanation.
A Court Interpreter is someone who works with the court system to provide language interpretation for those who do not speak fluently the language used in the court. Court interpreters are called upon for special judicial cases that require translating oral speech into another language. Suppose, if any witnesses have been called to the stand who don't speak English or the language primarily used in the court, such witnesses should have a reliable way of expressing themselves acceptable in the eye of law.
Although a college degree or certification is often required to become a court interpreter, there are exceptions as the most important skill is the ability to speak two languages fluently. However, conversational fluency is only the starting point, because court translators and interpreters must also understand the court system and its vocabulary and terminology.
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