Residents get to sound off on plans for Wheeland Pond

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:town meeting, wheeland pond Wheeland Residents give ‘pond development’ thumbs up Wheeland Pond gets make overcenter_img Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 26 Feb 2015 – You will also get a history lesson on what the Wheeland community and its pond means to the Turks and Caicos as the National Trust and DEMA team up for two town meetings to determine what can be done to preserve and rescue the pond. Winema Sanders is the Public Awareness & Education Officer with the TC National Trust; she was on site to encourage residents of Blue Hills and others to attend either a town meeting at 6pm tonight, Thursday or on Saturday morning at 10am. “It’s vital that we preserve an area like this for future generations and that is what the National Trust goal is, that is what the goal of DEMA is as well. We want to make sure that the land here and the community knows the essential needs of the area and that we are able to be good stewards of our environment and take ownership in that. That is why it is so important to have these community meetings so that they are able to speak to us and we’re able to have some type of dialogue so that we are able to envision their community being like, versus us just telling them what their community is supposed to be…”The 90 minute meetings will be held at the Wheeland Pond to discuss a way to preserve and enhance the heritage site. last_img read more

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Mexico to let migrants remain while US asylum claims proceed

first_img Posted: December 20, 2018 AP, KUSI Newsroom, 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsMEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexico has agreed to a U.S. proposal to let third-country migrants remain in or be returned to Mexico while their claims for asylum in the United States are being processed.The decision was a historic one for Mexico, which has traditionally refused to accept the return of any migrants who aren’t Mexican.Mexico’s Foreign relations Department said Thursday the move is a temporary, humanitarian measure.The deal, released by DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Thursday.The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has been struggling with an increase in asylum claims and limits on its ability to detain asylum seekers. Updated: 8:46 PM AP, KUSI Newsroom center_img Mexico to let migrants remain while US asylum claims proceed December 20, 2018 Categories: California News, Local San Diego News, National & International News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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