“La Gran Fuerza de México” se expone en el Senado

Feb 4, 2020

(CDMX). La exposición militar titulada “La Gran Fuerza de México” llegó a la Cámara de Senadores, organizada por la senadora del Partido del Trabajo, Geovanna Bañuelos y la Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional para dar a conocer las actividades que realiza el personal del Ejército y Fuerza Aérea Mexicanos en beneficio de la población.

En el evento se contó con la presencia de la presidenta de la mesa directiva del Senado, Mónica Fernández, así como el General de División Piloto Aviador, Jesús Hernández González, el Vicealmirante de Aeronáutica Naval Piloto Aviador del Estado Mayor, Rosendo Carlos Márquez Días y legisladores de distintos grupos parlamentarios.

La exhibición muestra fotografías sobre las acciones que desarrollan los militares como paracaidismo, planteles militares, Fuerza Aérea Mexicana, industria militar, Fuerzas Especiales, medicina táctica y Plan DN-III-E.

Asimismo, se contó con una exposición miniatura de un desfile militar y una exposición fotográfica del Águila Real, especie animal que porta la bandera de México como símbolo de identidad nacional.

Con este evento, los integrantes de la Cámara Alta buscan exaltar la heroica labor del Ejército Mexicano en sus casi 107 años de vida como defensor de la soberanía nacional.

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Si no se vende el avión presidencial sí habrá rifa

Feb 4, 2020

(CDMX). Como ya había anunciado el presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador que si no se concretaba la venta del avión presidencial José María Morelos y Pavón, a mediados de febrero se haría la rifa.

Nuevamente volvió a reiterarlo en su conferencia matutina desde Palacio Nacional, en la que expresó que si en estos días no se consigue un comprador, será la “tercera llamada”.

Si en estos días no se anima nadie… voy a utilizar estos tres días para decir tercera llamada, tercera llamada, porque si no, va la rifa”, informó.

Señaló el primer mandatario que la aeronave no se ha podido vender al ser tan lujosa y extravagante, pero que su gobierno ya está resolviendo como se llevará a cabo el sorteo.

“Imagínense… no lo podemos vender por ser tan extravagante, por eso ya estamos resolviendo como lo vamos a rifar”, expresó AMLO.

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Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 6200 Gulf Freeway

Feb 4, 2020
Suspect Arrested, Charged in Fatal Crash at 6200 Gulf Freeway
Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a fatal crash at 6200 Gulf Freeway (South Interstate Highway 45) service road about 7:20 p.m. last Friday (Jan. 31).

The suspect, Eliana Blu Morin (H/f, 19), is charged with failure to stop and render aid in the 177th State District Court.  A booking photo of Morin is attached to this news release.

The identity of the deceased male, 38, is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Vehicular Crimes Division Sergeant D. Rodriguez and Officer C. Dinh reported:

The victim, a pedestrian, was running across the southbound lanes of the service road at the above address when he was struck by a black Chevrolet HHR.  The driver, Morin, fled the scene and returned about 15 to 30 minutes later.  She was arrested and subsequently charged. 

Paramedics transported the victim to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

It was learned the male was possibly fleeing a scene where he was involved in a disturbance/assault of a female.

The investigation is continuing.
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Black History Month Exhibit

Feb 4, 2020
Black History Month Exhibit: Celebrating Houston’s Fourth Ward Through the Photography of Earlie Hudnall, Jr.
HOUSTON – The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) and Houston Public Library (HPL) are excited to celebrate photographer Earlie Hudnall, Jr. and the Fourth Ward community. Hudnall’s work will be on display at City Hall through March and there will be an artist talk open to the public at 3 p.m. on February 26, 2020.

Earlie Hudnall, Jr. was selected by the Texas Commission on the Arts as the 2020 Texas State 2-Dimensional Visual Artist. His career has centered on documenting the lives of individuals in the Third, Fourth and Fifth Wards of Houston.

Hudnall’s photographs have been exhibited widely in museums and art galleries throughout the country. His photographs are included in major museum collections, including the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City; and the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Museum of African American History and Culture, in Washington, DC.
 
Through the photography of Earlie Hudnall, Jr., an intimate view of the beauty and pride of Americans in the Fourth Ward can be seen. The exhibit, Moments, Memories and Voices: Let Us Remember poses the question: What happened to Fourth Ward? It creates a space for all Houston residents to look at themselves, listen to voices of the past and present and engage one another in reflecting on a shared future. 
 
“Sharing and learning about the history, culture and connections of Houston’s neighborhoods deepens our understanding of the city we call home and who we are,” stated Debbie McNulty, MOCA Director.  “The Fourth Ward continues to evolve and understanding the culture of this neighborhood through the works of a talented photographer is one of the many ways our office promotes communities across the City.”
 
“The Houston Public Library is honored to support the significance of cultural and historical observances that reflect the broad diversity of our city through the arts,” 
said HPL Director, Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson. “It is fitting that the renowned photography of Earlie Hudnall, that so richly captures images of life in African American communities in Houston, is prominently displayed as we celebrate African American History Month.”
 
Explore the historic City Hall, view the exhibit and join us for an artist talk with Earlie Hudnall, Jr. at 3 p.m on February 26th.
 

Courtesy of Phillip Pyle, II. 

About Houston Public Library
The Houston Public Library (HPL) operates 35 neighborhood libraries, four HPL Express Libraries, a Central Library, the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, The African American Library at the Gregory School, and the Parent Resource Library located in the Children’s Museum of Houston.  With more than eight million visits per year in person and online, HPL is committed to excellent customer service and equitable access to information and programs by providing library customers with free use of a diverse collection of printed materials and electronic resources, Internet, laptop and computer use, and a variety of database and reference resources with live assistance online 24/7.
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Denmark to host FIFA eNations Cup 2020™

Feb 4, 2020
• Copenhagen to host second FIFA eNations Cup™ from 22 to 24 May
• The world’s best FIFA eSports nations to go head-to-head at the FIFA eNations Cup 2020
• France aiming to qualify to defend their title in May in front of a live audience. Ticket information to be announced soon
 In a landmark step for the further development of FIFA eSports, FIFA and the Danish Football Association (DBU) announced today that Denmark will host the FIFA eNations Cup 2020, taking one of the most exciting FIFA eSports competitions to Danish fans and a live audience for the first time.FIFA’s official inter-nation team eSports competition will take place from 22 to 24 May and will crown the world’s best EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series nation, with players competing as teams in a 2v2 format throughout the tournament.With national pride and global glory at stake, Copenhagen will play host to the world’s best EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series nations as the competition looks to build on the excitement, passion and drama witnessed during the inaugural event in London in 2019.France, who won the first-ever FIFA eNations Cup with a team including Corentin “MAESTRO” Thullier and Lucas “DaXe” Cuillerier, will be looking to qualify when online qualification begins in April as they look to retain their crown. Twenty-four of the world’s top EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series nations will go head-to-head in Denmark in May and will be competing for international glory and a total prize pool of over USD 100,000.Speaking on the decision to host the tournament in Denmark, Christian Volk, Director of eFootball & Gaming at FIFA, said:“As a nation rich in eSports history and with an exciting and enthusiastic fan base, Denmark and the DBU were a natural choice to host the FIFA eNations Cup in 2020. Building on the incredible success and interest in the inaugural event last year in London, we are excited to take the FIFA eNations Cup to Denmark and bring the excitement and passion of an international and innovative team format like the FIFA eNations Cup to Danish fans, as well as a live audience, for the very first time.”
Kenneth Reeh, Acting CEO at the DBU, said: “We’re very proud that Copenhagen has been selected to host the FIFA eNations Cup 2020 and are looking forward to welcoming players and fans to a big and hopefully memorable event. Last year, our national team had the pleasure of participating in the inaugural event in London and this year it will be even more delightful for the team to be able to play in the tournament on home soil in Copenhagen. eSports is widely popular in Denmark so it’s going to be exciting to be able to open the doors and have a live audience during the tournament.”A new addition to the calendar last season, the FIFA eNations Cup will see some of the best nations and best FIFA players in the world compete in a unique team (2v2) format on both Xbox and PlayStation during the group stage. The top two nations in each of the four groups will progress through to the knockout stages for the chance to win the FIFA eNations Cup 2020.The qualification period for national teams to identify their FIFA eNations Cup squad is currently underway, with national qualifying events currently being run by eligible member associations all around the world. The Draw for the FIFA eNations Cup 2020 will take place ahead of the tournament in spring 2020.
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“MADMAN” MARCOS HERNANDEZ

Feb 4, 2020
Hard-Hitting James Kirkland Takes on All-Action Marcos Hernández In Middleweight Duel Headlining FS1 PBC Fight Night & on FOX Deportes Saturday, March 14 from MGM National Harbor in Maryland
Plus! Unbeaten 2016 Lithuanian Olympian Eimantas Stanionis Battles Justin DeLoach in Co-Main Event of Action Beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT                                                                Tickets on Sale Now!
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. (February 1, 2020) – Hard-hitting James Kirkland will take on all-action “Madman” Marcos Hernández in a 10-round middleweight showdown that headlines FS1 PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes Saturday, March 14 from MGM National Harbor in Maryland.
The action begins at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT and features unbeaten top prospect and 2016 Lithuanian Olympian Eimantas Stanionis taking on Justin DeLoach in the 10-round welterweight co-main event.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by TGB Promotions, are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting www.mgmnationalharbor.com/.
“James Kirkland and Marcos Hernández both bring exciting styles to the ring that are sure to give the fans an action packed main event Saturday, March 14 live on FS1 from MGM National Harbor in Maryland,” said Tom Brown, President of TGB Promotions. “Combined with Eimantas Stanionis, one of the 2016 Olympics’ most promising prospects, in a tough fight against the battle-tested Justin DeLoach, there will be high stakes drama in the ring for sure.”
Born in Austin and fighting out of San Antonio, Texas, Kirkland (34-2, 30 KOs) has made a name for himself as one of the most exciting and explosive fighters in the sport in a long career that’s only seen him defeated twice. The 35-year-old returned to the ring in 2019 with two knockout victories, his first action since losing to Canelo Alvarez in 2015. Kirkland sports an 83% knockout rate and has previously picked up notable wins against former champion Carlos Molina and Alfredo Angulo.
“I’m very excited to make the most of this opportunity,” said Kirkland. “I want to thank my whole team, Davies Entertainment, PBC and Warriors Boxing, for putting me in this position. It’s truly a blessing to be back in the mix. I’m training hard and perfecting my craft like always. Look for me to bring fireworks on March 14.”
The 26-year-old Hernández (14-3-1, 3 KOs) has faced excellent competition in his career, battling a litany of tough fellow rising contenders. Fighting out of Fresno, California, Hernández has twice faced current unified 154-pound champion Jeison Rosario, fighting to a draw in their first meeting before losing the rematch. He most recently lost a decision to Kevin Newman in November 2019, a rematch of a fight Hernández won in 2017. He has taken down then unbeaten fighters in Newman and Thomas Hill in 2016.
“It’s a dream come true to be in a fight like this against a dangerous man like James Kirkland,” said Hernández. “Everyone knows he has tremendous punching power and can take anyone out with one punch. But my plans are to take him to school and show him what a great boxer I am. At this point in my career, I’m ready to turn the corner and show everyone I have the talent to be a world champion. Everyone watching on FS1 will see a great battle between two warriors. The fans will get their money’s worth, that you can guarantee.”
A native of Lithuania who now lives and trains in the U.S., Stanionis (10-0, 7 KOs) is one of the most promising fighters to come out of the 2016 Olympic games and has continued to impress in the pro ranks. The 25-year-old will step up again in competition for the first time since a hand injury in May 2019 when he goes against DeLoach. Stanionis picked up three victories in 2019, beating Samuel Figueroa in March, before showing he was recovered from the hand injury by stopping Julio Cesar Sanchez and Evincii Dixon.
DeLoach (18-4, 9 KOs) will return to the ring looking to bounce back from a loss to then unbeaten Terrel Williams in April 2019. The 25-year-old put together an impressive run in 2016 and 2017, defeating three-straight unbeaten fighters in Dillon Cook, Junior Castillo and Domonique Dolton, before knocking out Christopher Pearson. The Augusta, Georgia native suffered defeats against now unified champion Jeison Rosario in 2018 and Nathaniel Gallimore in 2017, before rebounding to beat Michael Ogundo in November 2018.
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