This article is about the demographics of the population of Saint Kitts and Nevis, including population density, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. According to the 2001 census the combined population of Saint Kitts and Nevis was 46,325 in 2001, of which 35,217 were in Saint Kitts and 11,108 in Nevis; the population of St Kitts and Nevis in 2011 was 46,398. The estimated population of 2018 is 52,441; the population of Saint Kitts and Nevis, is predominantly mixed. 2.2% of the population is white and 1% East Indian. In 2001, sixteen people belonged to the Amerindian population; the remaining 0.7% of the population includes people from the Middle East and Chinese. English is the country's official language, but the main spoken language is Saint Kitts Creole English. According to the 2001 census, 82.4% of the population of Saint Kitts and Nevis is considered Christian, 2.8% have a non-Christian religion and 5.2% have no religion or did not state a religion. Anglicanism constitutes the largest religious group, with 20.6% of the population.
Methodists are the second largest group. The next largest group is the Pentecostals 8.2% of the population, followed by the Church of God. 6.7% of the population are Roman Catholics. Other Christians include Moravians, Seventh-day Adventists, Brethren Christian, Jehovah's Witnesses and the Salvation Army. Other religious groups include the Rastafarian Movement, Muslims and the Bahá'í Faith
St. Colman's Cathedral, Cloyne is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Cloyne, County Cork in Ireland, it is in the ecclesiastical province of Dublin. The cathedral of the Diocese of Cloyne, it is now one of three cathedrals in the United Dioceses of Cork and Ross; the Cloyne Round Tower is across the road from the cathedral and has been used as the tower for the cathedral bell. The diocese was founded in 560 by St Colman; the site for his monastery and monastic school at Cloyne was donated by Coirpre Cromm mac Crimthainn, King of Munster. The Danes plundered Cloyne in 822, 824 and 885. Cloyne was recognised as a diocese at the Synod of Kells in 1152; the present church was built on the site of older buildings. A Roman Catholic cathedral of St Colman was built at Cobh beginning in 1868 and completed in the early years of the 20th century. List of abbeys and priories in Ireland Dean of Cloyne - chronological list of the Deans of Cloyne
Alleghany County Schools is the school district serving Alleghany County, North Carolina. Its four schools serve 1,558 students as of the 2010–11 school year. For the 2010–11 school year, Alleghany County Schools had a total population of 1,558 students and 123.80 teachers on a basis. This produced a student-teacher ratio of 12.58:1. That same year, out of the student total, the gender ratio was 49% male to 51% female; the demographic group makeup was: White, 84%. For the same school year, 68.42 % of the students received reduced-cost lunches. The primary governing body of Alleghany County Schools follows a council–manager government format with a five-member Board of Education appointing a Superintendent to run the day-to-day operations of the system; the school system resides in the North Carolina State Board of Education's Seventh District. The five-member Alleghany County Schools Board of Education meets on the second Tuesday of every month; the current members of the board are: Brad Mabe, Amy Bottomley, Faron Atwood, Jason Williams, Steven Williams.
The current superintendent is Jeff Cox, in the position since 2005. Alleghany County Schools has four schools ranging from pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade; those four schools are separated into one high school, three elementary schools which handle the pre-k through eighth grades. Alleghany High School Glade Creek Elementary School Piney Creek Elementary School Sparta Elementary School List of school districts in North Carolina Official website
This page contains a list of military tactics. The meaning of the phrase is context sensitive, has varied over time, like the difference between "strategy" and "tactics". Exploiting prevailing weather – the tactical use of weather as a force multiplier has influenced many important battles throughout history, such as the Battle of Waterloo. Fire attacks – reconnaissance by fire is used by apprehensive soldiers when they suspect the enemy is nearby. Force concentration – the practice of concentrating a military force against a portion of an enemy force. Night combat – combat that takes place at night, it requires more preparation than combat during daylight and can provide significant tactical advantages and disadvantages to both the attacker and defender. Reconnaissance – a mission to obtain information by visual observation or other detection methods, about the activities and resources of the enemy or potential enemy, or about the meteorologic, hydrographic, or geographic characteristics of a particular area.
Smoke screening - the practice of creating clouds of smoke positioned to provide concealment, allowing military forces to advance or retreat across open terrain without coming under direct fire from the enemy. Penetration of the center: This involves the creation of a gap in the enemy line and its exploitation. Two ways of accomplishing this are separating enemy forces and using a reserve to exploit the gap that forms between them or having fast, elite forces smash at a specific point in the enemy line and, while reserves and holding forces hold your opponent and for the enemy's command or base. Attack from a defensive position: Establishing a strong defensive position from which to defend and attack your opponent. However, the defensive can result in ultimate defeat. Single envelopment: A strong flank beating its opponent opposite and, with the aid of holding attacks, attack an opponent in the rear. Sometimes, the establishment of a strong, hidden force behind a weak flank will prevent your opponent from carrying out their own single envelopment.
Double envelopment: Both flanks defeat their opponent opposite and launch a rear attack on the enemy center. Its most famous use was Hannibal's tactical masterpiece, the Battle of Cannae and was used by the Wehrmacht on the Eastern Front of World War II. Attack in oblique order: This involves placing your flanks in a slanted fashion or giving a vast part of your force to a single flank; the latter can be disastrous, due to the imbalance of force. Feigned retreat: Having a frontal force fake a retreat, drawing the opponent in pursuit and launching an assault with strong force held in reserve. However, a feigned retreat may devolve into a real one, such as in the Battle of Grunwald. Indirect approach: Having a minority of your force demonstrate in front of your opponent while the majority of your force advance from a hidden area and attack the enemy in the rear or flank. Crossing the "T": a classic naval maneuver which maximizes one side's offensive firepower while minimizing that of the opposing force.
Deception and misdirection Deception: Sun Tzu said that all war is based on deception back in the 4th century BC. Diversionary attacks, decoys. Perfidy: Combatants tend to have assumptions and ideas of rules and fair practices in combat, but the ones who raise surrender flags to lure their attackers in the open, or who act as stretcher bearers to deceive their targets, tend to be disliked. False flag: An ancient ruse de guerre – in the days of sail, it was permissible for a warship to fly the flag of an enemy power, so long as it properly hoisted its true colors before attacking. Wearing enemy uniforms and using enemy equipment to infiltrate or achieve surprise is permissible though they can be punished as spies if caught behind enemy lines. Demoralization: A process in psychological warfare that can encourage them to retreat, surrender, or defect rather than defeating them in combat. Disinformation Military camouflage Stealth technology Feint or diversionary attacks Electronic warfare Electronic countermeasures Electronic counter-countermeasures Radio silence – while traveling, a fleet will refrain from communicating by radio to avoid detection by enemy forces.
Force multiplication Use of surprise Parthian shot Hit-and-run tactics Irregular warfare Military strategy Tactical formation List of military strategies and concepts List of established military terms Use of bayonets for crowd control Tactical
Yulga Jinna is a medium-sized Aboriginal community located 130 km north of Meekatharra in the Mid-West Region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Meekatharra. The community is located within the Determined Nharnuwangga Native Title claim area. Children of school age at Yulga Jinna attend the Yulga Jinna Remote Community School; the school caters for years k-10. The community is managed through its incorporated body, Yulga Jinna Aboriginal Corporation, incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 30 April 1993. Yulga JinnaLayout Plan No1. has been prepared in accordance with State Planning Policy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements. Layout Plan No.1 was endorsed by the community on 2 April 2007 and the WAPC on 13 November 2007. The Layout Plan map-set and background report can be viewed at Planning Western Australia official site. Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations Native Title Claimant application summary
Michael D. Nieves is the president and CEO of Hispanic Information Television Network, the largest non-commercial, Spanish language television network in the United States. Since taking the role in 2015, HITN has added over 10 million new Latino households to its viewing audience and secured a partnership with Sprint Communications that will support HITN’s mission for at least the next the next 30 years. Prior to HITN, Nieves was a senior political adviser to Democratic elected officials throughout New York State, the deputy chief of staff to three successive New York City Council Speakers. Amongst those he has counseled and represented are City Council Speakers Christine Quinn, Gifford Miller and Peter Vallone. Virginia Fields. Since taking the role in 2015 Mr. Nieves has pushed the boundaries of HITN’s commitment to provide its viewers with educational and entertaining content by working with some of the most important producers in the world from BBC, NatGeo, CNET to create a curated list of programs for its viewers.
Under his stewardship, HITN has added 10 million new households to its viewing audience to now reach more than 44 million households nationwide. HITN has received three Emmy nominations in 2016—its first time since HITN’s inception in 1981. During the 2016 election, Nieves conceived the HITN original production, Tu Momento, a Spanish language television program explaining the US electoral process from state primaries and caucuses, to Inauguration Day; the program was awarded the Social Good Leader Award of 2016 by Cynopsis Media, publisher of trade publications for the television, media and sports TV industries. Since Nieves' arrival, HITN has received three Emmy nominations, its first nominations since its inception in 1981. Nieves’ parents emigrated to New York from Puerto Rico, his father, Candido Nieves, worked many years at Interboro Hospital in Brooklyn. His mother Andrea was an active member of St. Barbara's Parish in Bushwick, the East Brooklyn Churches. For nearly thirty years, since the mid-1980s, Nieves was active in St. Barbara's Parish in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Nieves has seven siblings and credits his parents – working-class parents who worked long hard hours to provide for a large family – for instilling a lifelong work ethic, respect for education, a commitment to public service in all of their children. Nieves graduated from the competitive Brooklyn Technical High School and York College, founded the management consulting firm of Nieves Associates. Nieves' wife Sonia is a middle-school principal in the New York City public school system, they have a daughter named Daniela, his community involvements include the boards of the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture in Chicago, National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, SOMOS New York, New York City Public Schools Community School Board #32, the New York Puerto Rican Day Parade. Mr. Nieves was listed as an honoree of City and State’s 50 over Fifty and was awarded “Hero of the Month” by Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams for his relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
He was recognized as one of City and State’s 100 Responsible Corporate Social Responsibility figures. He and his family are active members of St. Barbara’s Catholic Church in Brooklyn, NY. Nieves served on the District 32 community school board in Brooklyn, was the coordinator of the Puerto Rican Day Parade, he is a board member of the New Beginnings Charter School in Brooklyn, New York. One of Nieves' most significant long-term projects was the physical and educational renovation of St. Barbara's Parish. Together with Father Mason, Nieves helped to organize a major fundraising drive that generated over $500,000 from the congregation, enabled a complete renovation of the church property in 1993: including the steeples and church bells, the church dome, the 1931 Möller pipe organ; as a follow-up to this renovation, in 2009, the Pope John II Family Academy opened at the church. The school is successful, its enrollment is full, it has a long waiting list. St. Barbara's Parish is one of the most vibrant churches in Brooklyn.
According to Father Fulgencio Gutierrez, the current pastor and head chaplain, when the church bell peals on Sunday, every bilingual mass in St. Barbara's is now standing room only. In the wake of the devastation by Hurricane Maria, Nieves has spearheaded HITN’s relief efforts in Puerto Rico and has in keeping with HITN’s focus on education and economic and cultural development, HITN launched its new series, Puerto Rico Contigo; the series’ thirteen thirty-minute episodes, airing both in Puerto Rico and in the continental United States, present Puerto Rico’s economic situation with diverse perspectives from small and larger businesses, nonprofit organizations, civic and government agencies, with interviews of men and women whose creativity and resilience serve as models and inspiration for further rebuilding of the Puerto Rican economy. The series Puerto Rico Contigo has begun to air due to a new partnership between HITN and the Puerto Rico Public Broadcasting Corporation. For over 25 years, Nieves has helped build the political landscape in New York by serving as strategic and policy advisor and consultant to numerous elected officials and campaigns across New York City and New York State.
Campaigns have included the elections of state and city representatives, borough presidents, members of Congress, judicial candidates. Among those Nieves served are Assemblyman and former Bronx Democratic leader José Rivera, Majority Leader Joel Rivera, Assemblyman Nelson Denis