first_imgBy Dialogo April 01, 2010 After a fifty-two-day voyage, the tank landing ship (LST) Almirante Saboia docked at the naval base in Rio de Janeiro, returning from Haiti. The ship transported approximately 700 tons of humanitarian-aid and logistical-support material for the Brazilian Marines and the Brazilian Army, including water, clothing, tents, mattresses, canned food, various medicines, Piranha amphibious vehicles, 5-ton trucks, refrigerated trucks, tanker trucks, and Land Rovers. While the ship remained near the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, two Brazilian Navy planes, a UH-12 and a UH-14, which had been carrying out joint operations with the Italian aircraft carrier Cavour since the end of January 2010, were incorporated into its contingent.last_img read more


first_imgTopics : The measures applied to all travellers, including Spanish citizens returning to the country. Only truck drivers, airplane and ship crews, cross-border workers and health staff who are entering Spain to work are exempt from the quarantine.Spain is one of the worst-hit countries by the pandemic with more than 26,000 fatalities recorded and more than 220,000 diagnosed cases. The country has started phasing out restrictions in the past ten days. The Spanish government ordered a two-week quarantine for all travellers coming into the country from May 15 in a bid to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus after one of the Europe’s strictest lockdowns helped slow down the epidemic in Spain.Incoming travellers will have to remain locked in and will only be allowed to exit for grocery shopping, go to health centers and in case of “situation of need”, an official order published on Tuesday said.The quarantine has been enforced for all travellers coming to Spain between May 15 and at least May 24, when the state of emergency is due to end. The quarantine order can be extended jointly with possible state of emergency extensions. Spain has so far extended its restrictions four times since mid-March.last_img read more


first_imgLeicester have agreed the signing of John Pansil on a three-year contract.Pansil, 30, was a free agent after leaving Fulham when his contract expired at the end of last season.The defender, who joined Fulham from West Ham in 2008, is Leicester’s eighth signing of the summer.AdChoices广告last_img


first_imgST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – Cheteshwar Pujara tuned up for next week’s first Test with a compact hundred on the opening day of India’s three-day tour match against West Indies A here yesterday.The right-hander, who averages 51 in 68 Tests, struck exactly 100 as India enjoyed a good warm-up, ending on 297 for six at Coolidge Cricket Ground.Rohit Sharma chipped in with 68, Hanuma Vihari finished 37 not out, while Lokesh Rahul (36) and Rishabh Pant (33) both also got starts but failed to carry on.Part-time seamer Jonathan Carter was the home side’s best bowler with three for 39.India started soundly with Rahul and Mayank Agarwal (12) posting 36 for the first wicket before Carter struck twice as the visitors lost three wickets for 17 runs in the space of 29 balls.Agarwal missed a full-length delivery from Carter and was bowled, Rahul hooked at fast bowler Keon Harding and taken at long leg by Romario Shepherd while Ajinkya Rahane lasted just six balls before falling to a catch at the wicket after flirting at one from Carter which swung.Pujara then combined with Rohit to resist West Indies-A in a 132-run fourth-wicket stand after India went to lunch at 89 for three.Unbeaten on 16 at the break, Pujara went on to face 187 balls in a shade under 3¾ hours while striking eight fours and a six. Rohit, meanwhile, also counted eight fours and a six in 115-ball knock which lasted just under 2½ hours before holing out to long-on where Harding took an excellent running catch on the ropes off off-spinner Akim Fraser.Pujara, not out on 89 at tea with India on 219 for four, added a further 58 for the fifth wicket with Vihari both retiring after reaching three figures.Pant put on 53 for the sixth wicket with Vihari before playing back to Carter and falling lbw.INDIA 1st inningsL. Rahul c Shepherd b Harding 36M. Agarwal b Carter 12C. Pujara ret. out 100A. Rahane c wkp. Hamilton b Carter 1Rohit Sharma c Harding b Fraser 68H. Vihari not out 37R. Pant lbw b Carter 33R. Jadeja not out 1Extras: (b-2, lb-3, nb-4) 9Total: (6 wkts, 88.5 overs) 297Fall of wickets: 1-36, 2-52, 3-53, 4-185, 5-243, 6-296.Bowling: Shepherd 11-5-35-0, Mindley 12-4-26-0, Harding 15-2-57-1, Carter 13.5-6-39-3, Pierre 14-2-44-0, Fraser 17-1-63-1, Hodge 6-1-28-0.WEST INDIES A – Jahmar Hamilton (captain), Darren Bravo, John Campbell, Jonathan Carter, Akim Fraser, Keon Harding, Kavem Hodge, Brandon King, Jason Mohammed, Marquino Mindley, Khary Pierre, Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Jeremy Solozano.last_img read more