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Haiti – Politic : The CSC/CA reacts to the decree limiting its powers…

Haiti – Politic : The CSC/CA reacts to the decree limiting its powers…
13/11/2020 12:07:16

In a press release, Me Rogavil Boisguéné President of the Council of the Superior Court of Accounts and Administrative Disputes (CSCCA) takes note of the provisions of the decree of September 9, 2020 published in the Official Journal of the Republic No 35 of Friday, November 6 Download the Decree (PDF) : https://www.haitilibre.com/docs/decret-cscca-06-11-2020.pdf “derogating from the modalities of a priori

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a Leading Securities Fraud Law Firm, Announces Investigation of MultiPlan Corporation (MPLN) on Behalf of Investors

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has commenced an investigation on behalf of MultiPlan Corporation (“MultiPlan” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MPLN) investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of the federal securities laws.

If you suffered a loss on your MultiPlan investments or would like to inquire about potentially pursuing claims to recover your loss under the federal securities laws, you

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Haiti – Politic : Registration plate compulsory, the DGI offers a temporary solution

Haiti – Politic : Registration plate compulsory, the DGI offers a temporary solution
13/11/2020 12:04:43

The Directorate General of Taxes (DGI) informs the general public, owners and drivers of private vehicles in particular that to alleviate the problem of vehicles traveling without number plates (for lack of plates available), it was decided to put “Rental”, “Passenger Transport” and “Freight Transport” category plates available to them, pending the arrival of the new order for license plates.

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UNAMID Human Rights Office holds Workshop on Conflict-related Sexual Violence and Sexual and Gender-Based Violence at IDP Camp in Central Darfur – Sudan

On 8-9 November, UNAMID Human Rights Office, convened a capacity-building and awareness-raising workshop on sexual and gender-based violence and conflict-related gender-based violence (CRSV/SGBV) for 51 internally displaced persons (IDPs), including 28 women, at Khamsadagaig Camp in Zalingei, central Darfur. The workshop was aimed at building capacity by enhancing the participant’s knowledge and skills on protection of human rights of women and children, particularly as they relate to CRSV/SGBV and how survivors of sexual violence can

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Danish government faces biggest crisis yet over illegal mink order

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark’s minority government finally gained parliamentary support on Tuesday to legalise the cull it ordered earlier this month of all farmed mink to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but a poll showed public trust had plummeted over the crisis.

The Social Democratic government’s admission there was no legal basis for its Nov. 5 order to cull the country’s entire mink population magnified an outcry over the measure,

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Civil society collaborates to fix tech

Finding ways to address the burgeoning problems with technology requires imagination and involvement from many sectors. Whilst there is significant regulatory movement from governments to tackle tech monopolies and associated issues, the state of the art moves fast and we see social harms emerge faster than law or design can effectively act.

With such resource behind them, tech companies themselves are extremely adept in deploying high-impact products and then orchestrating the legal, PR, design, and

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Bowing to right-wing campaign, Canada’s Trudeau apologizes to Macron for being “too soft” on Islamist terrorism

Bowing to an attack from the right, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called French President Emmanuel Macron last week to offer his apologies for supposedly not being sufficiently supportive of the French government’s struggle against Islamist terrorism and its defence of “free speech.”

Macron has exploited the two terrorist atrocities that took place in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine and Nice last month to intensify his efforts to scapegoat France’s Muslim minority and attack democratic rights. In the process,

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ALMOST 4,000 foreign criminals have dodged deportation and settled in Britain after the Government ruled there was no chance of removing them, according to startling official figures.

Over the past three years, the Home Office has abandoned 3,774 cases after deciding they would fall foul of human-rights rules preventing the criminals from being kicked out of the country.

A letter written by Lords Minister Baroness Williams, in response to a debate on the Government’s Immigration

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INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against Lizhi Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Lizhi Inc. (“Lizhi” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: LIZI) for violations of the securities laws.

The investigation focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to investors. Lizhi conducted its initial public offering (“IPO”) on or around January 17, 2020. The Company issued

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Equality gains in the UK risk being reversed by coronavirus, says EHRC | Society

Hard-won gains in equality and human rights in the UK are at risk of being reversed by the coronavirus pandemic, and society, the economy and living standards are facing long-lasting damage, the UK human rights watchdog has said.

A report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission says young people, ethnic minorities, older people and disabled people have been disproportionately hit by the pandemic, which has highlighted and widened existing inequalities.

“While everyone has been

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President-elect Joe Biden’s hometown of Wilmington, Delaware is a hub for secrets

WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden’s tailor does not like to boast that he is Joe Biden’s tailor. Yes, Biden occasionally orders custom shirts from Wright & Simon, a narrow shop on Market Street.

Delaware tailor is business as usual with high profile customers during transition time



And yes, Leonard Simon, the shop’s proprietor, has selfies with Delaware’s most famous resident, the president-elect of the United States.

Might a journalist, visiting

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Law Graduate Brings a Human Rights Perspective to Insurance

After 40 years as an insurance company lawyer, Robert Yass came to the UConn School of Law to earn an LLM in Human Rights and Social Justice. He also graduated with a new perspective on insurance.

Applying his previous profession to his new degree, Yass wrote a paper calling for study of whether factoring credit scores into home insurance rates is racially discriminatory. He also developed the new course Insurance and Discrimination, which he is

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The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against NextCure, Inc. (NXTC)

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz reminds investors of the upcoming November 20, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who acquired NextCure, Inc. (“NextCure” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: NXTC) (a) securities between November 5, 2019 and July 14, 2020, inclusive (the “Class Period”); and/or (b) common stock pursuant or traceable to NextCure’s November 2019 secondary public offering (“SPO”

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American Cancer Society’s need for donations past October

In October, you can look around and find plenty of signs of breast cancer awareness, from pink ribbons to posters and T-shirts, but once the month ends the need is still there. “People aren’t battling breast cancer just in the month of October, their journeys, their diagnosis, those treatments, those surgeries are happening 365 days a year. It is just so important to remember that in terms of continuing the support,” American Cancer Society Senior … Read More

Chris Heck and the Sixers just learned a hard lesson about Philly and its sports fans

So Chris Heck, the 76ers’ team president, cannonballed into a pot of boiling water on Thursday. He gave an interview to Uni Watch, a news site devoted to sports uniforms, and in trying to explain why the franchise designed its new jerseys as it did – black, with the word PHILADELPHIA splayed under a rendition of Boathouse Row – Heck said the following:

“We actually don’t use the term ‘Philly’ because we think it’s lazy

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Impunity for human rights abuses in Belarus must end, OSCE human rights office says – Belarus

WARSAW, 13 November 2020 – As pervasive violations of OSCE commitments and international human rights obligations in Belarus continue, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) calls on the country’s authorities to end impunity of those responsible for human rights violations, up to and including deaths, and hold them to account.

ODIHR is alarmed by the continued use of excessive force by law enforcement, the ongoing mass detention of overwhelmingly peaceful protesters,

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Society’s ‘seeping’ with the effects of porn

hotel room remote no pornAmericans are being asked to take a role in combating pornography.

White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP) Week started in 1987 and is sponsored by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. Spokeswoman Aubrey Pound tells OneNewsNow more than one generation has inherited a tainted culture because of pornography.

“We have learned how to have relationships from pornography, and our culture and society are seeping with these messages that we have learned,” she laments. “There are studies

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A more unequal society than ever before

text, whiteboard: Local small business operators and retailers in Kanchanaburi are protesting against a giant retail chain that will deal a heavy blow to their trade.  Bangkok Post photo

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Local small business operators and retailers in Kanchanaburi are protesting against a giant retail chain that will deal a heavy blow to their trade.  Bangkok Post photo

In 1982 a major Swiss bank listed Thailand as the most unequal in the world, ahead of Russia and India. In fact, for the past several years, Thailand has been rated by various institutions as one of the most unequal countries.

All these statistics

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The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Announces Investigation of LogMeIn, Inc., (LOGM) on Behalf of Investors

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of LogMeIn, Inc., (“LogMeIn” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LOGM) concerning whether the board breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders.

If you are a shareholder, click here to participate.

On July 27, 2018, during a conference call with investors, CEO Bill Wagner detailed “executional missteps” related to the company’s $1.8 billion merger with GoToMeeting. Specifically, Wagner

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A ‘Great Society’ for America’s cities

In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson shared his vision of the “Great Society,” an America that is free from poverty and racial injustice, where all its citizens can develop their full potential and share in the abundance, and where the air and water are clean. Presciently, he declared that America’s future would be urban: “Our society will never be great until our cities are great. The frontier of imagination and innovation is inside those cities

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