Showing posts with label Current Affairs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Current Affairs. Show all posts

Sunday, September 11, 2016

For the Love of Their Brother

For the Love of Their Brother is a film about the struggles and triumphs of the Siller family after the death of their brother, Stephen Siller, a New York City Firefighter whose life was cut short on September 11th, 2001. Stephen Siller was leaving work when he heard the call that a plane had hit one of the World Trade Center towers. Stephen turned his truck around and ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to what would become Ground Zero.



For the Love of Their Brother Website

Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation



Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Grace Ashruf with Art for Global Change to Liftoff in New York

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Oranjestad / New York - It is time to welcome an aspiring name, to the artistic dominions of New York City! ArtExpo New York 2016 is Grace Ashruf’s first opportunity to have a solo art exhibition in the United States.  You are welcome to visit and embrace the amazing artwork collection ‘Global Warming’ of Ashruf at SOLO booth number S-121, named  ‘Grace Ashruf – Aruba ‘, at the ArtExpo New York 2016, located at Pier 94 in New York City, between 14 and 17 April 2016.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Zika virus infection – Netherlands - Bonaire and Aruba

Link: Zika virus infection – Netherlands - Bonaire and Aruba: World Health Organization

Between 15 and 16 February 2016, WHO was notified of the first autochthonous cases of Zika virus infection on the islands of Bonaire and Aruba. These islands are part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and are situated in the southern part of the Caribbean region, just north of the Venezuelan coast.

On 16 February, IHR NFP for the Netherlands notified WHO of the first four autochthonous cases of Zika virus on the island of Aruba. The cases include three resident islanders and a tourist. All cases were confirmed by RT-PCR on 15 February.

An additional seven cases of Zika virus infection have been identified in Aruba. These reported cases acquired the infection in Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.

In the continental part of the Netherlands, to date, 24 imported cases of Zika virus infection have been confirmed. All patients were diagnosed following a visit to Suriname or Aruba. All diagnoses were made by RT-PCR.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

9-11

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From 9-11 & A Heavy Heart Once Again now there is a follow up on the families

9/11 remembered as victims' children join Wall Street

Ten years after the World Trade Center horror, Howard Lutnick, chief executive of Cantor Fitzgerald, reveals to James Quinn how the company fought its way back from the disaster, all while looking out for the families of colleagues who died.

Monday, September 30, 2013

US Government Shutdown & Impact to Travel

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There will be no impact on travel if the United States government shuts down.

Travelers in U.S. won't see snarls from government shutdown
"(Reuters) - Air and rail travelers in the United States should not feel a big impact if Congress fails to avert a government shutdown on Tuesday, since passport inspectors, security officers and air traffic controllers will all continue to work as usual.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

9-11 & A Heavy Heart Once Again

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It has taken me this many years since September 11, 2001 to write this post. 9-11 did not affect everyone in our country, but it touched many.

So let me say that this year on 9-11 I will share the story of a couple of men, brothers, from my hometown. They were nephews of friends of my parents. Their grandmother was friends with my grandmother and lived at the house down the street, on the corner, from my Aunt. I have known this family my entire life. Enough time has passed that I can finally share their story.

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Just Posting a Note

It is all about transparency. I have always believed that things should be honest and done by the book.

Writers through SocialSpark are now being paid by the Aruba Tourism Authority to write about Aruba on their blogs. I have no idea how much money they receive. I doubt many, if any of the writers have even visited Aruba. But just as a note to all of my blog's fans, this writer accepts no payment or compensation for any of the mentions, articles or recommendations I make on the blog or on my website.

Ad earnings from all of my blogs and websites go towards paying for server space and domain registrations costs for my websites. The Aruba Bound! site is my main site, however my other sites such as Weddings in Aruba do not earn enough money in ads to pay their own way for hosting so Aruba Bound! supplements the cost.

My dh and I foot the bill for the difference, including of course our travel to Aruba including accommodations, airfare and meals. We love Aruba pure and simple.

I just wanted to be upfront with all of my readers.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

9/11 Day 2012- What Will You Do?



I will make a tribute on September 11.
I will not forget you.
I will remember by doing.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Whitney Houston Rest In Peace

God's choir has another angel.



Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Aruba Goes Green

Media Advisory - "Aruba Goes Green"

"Newsflash | 20 September 2010

WHO: The Aruban Ministry of Finance, Communications, Utilities and Energy, The Royal Netherlands Embassy
WHAT: “Aruba Goes Green – Our Future with Green Energy” Conference
WHEN: September 29 - October 1, 2010
WHERE: Renaissance Convention Center, Aruba
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:  Former U.S. Vice President & Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore "Our Future with Green Energy” September, 29th
CONTACT: Carla Bundy (202-274-2632 / cy.bundy@minbuza.nl) or Floris van Hövell (202-274-2630 / floris-van.hovell@minbuza.nl)"

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning?



No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.~ General Douglas MacArthur

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Friday, September 11, 2009

Let Us Never Forget 9-11

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Please pray for our hero's and those they have left behind.

Families of September 11

Iraq & Afghanistan War Heros "Dedicated to our deceased Heroes that have served in Iraq & Afghanistan"

"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Patriot Day

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Display Flag at Half-Staff

Patriot Day is observed on September 11th.

Patriot Day was signed into law on December 18, 2001 as a day to remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on our country.

On Patriot Day, Americans should fly their flags at half-staff and observe a moment of silence to honor those individuals who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

God Bless The USA

9-11...comes every year and I don't know what to say. Something should be said but are there REALLY any words to express what happened on that horrible day in our history? My 93 year old grandmother says she can only compare the events of 9-11 to the attack on Pearl Harbor. In her mind at least all these years later, 9-11 was much more horrific for the United States. I can only imagine.

Here and now what do you say to the family members who have this day each year to serve as yet another reminder other than the one they live with daily, that their loved ones are never ever coming home to them? What do you say to the family who has lost a daughter, son, wife, mother, father, son, brother, sister in defense of our country? Thank you and may God bless.

September 11 Digital Archive
Tribute to 9-11 Have You Forgotten?
Lee Greenwood - God Bless The USA
9/11 by the Numbers

"The initial numbers are indelible: 8:46 a.m. and 9:02 a.m. Time the burning towers stood: 56 minutes and 102 minutes. Time they took to fall: 12 seconds. From there, they ripple out."
Darryl Worley - Have You Forgotten

Monday, September 11, 2006

Where Did All The Flags Go?

Where did all the flags go?
Did I miss something on the news?
Is the war over?
Did we win or lose?
Wait a minute this can't be right
Four Marines killed in Iraq last night