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Marcela Temer

Marcela Tedeschi de Araújo Temer is a Brazilian politician. She is a former First Lady of Brazil, married to President Michel Temer. Marcela Tedeschi Araújo was born on May 16, 1983 in Paulínia, São Paulo, to Carlos Antônio de Araújo and Norma Tedeschi. After graduating from the Escola Estadual Porphyrio da Paz, in her native Paulínia, Marcela worked as a receptionist for the newspaper O Momento. In 2002, at the age of nineteen, she won the title of Miss Paulínia moving on to share the state title as Miss São Paulo. In 2002, Marcela accompanied her uncle Geraldo, a Paulínia municipal employee, to the annual political convention of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party. While there, Marcela met a politician forty-three years her senior; the couple married on July 2003, in a small ceremony. In 2009, Marcela graduated with a law degree from a private school in São Paulo. In an interview, Marcela says that she never took the licensing exam because of the birth of the couple's son Michel. During the recent economic crisis and foreign media have criticized Marcela Temer's spending habits, characterizing her foreign trips, extensive remodeling of the executive residence, money spent on clothing as excessive.

On May 12, 2016, Brazilian police arrested three people for attempting to extort money from Marcela after they hacked her personal internet account. The Brazilian weekly magazine Veja featured a profile of Marcela Temer in their April 18, 2016 issue; the title, "Bela, recatada, e do lar'" portrayed Marcela as a feminine helpmeet. Brazilian feminists, outraged by the transition from the country's first female president Dilma Rousseff to a more conservative government, responded on social media by posting memes of themselves that questioned Marcela as a role model for Brazilian womanhood. First Lady of Brazil

Efraín Álvarez

Efraín Álvarez is an American-born, Mexican professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for LA Galaxy in MLS. A United States youth international, Álvarez represents Mexico at youth level internationally. Born in Los Angeles, California, Álvarez signed with the LA Galaxy II of the United Soccer League on August 2, 2017. In signing with the side, Álvarez became the youngest signing in USL history, ahead of the previous holder Alphonso Davies, at 15 years, one month, 14 days, he made his first appearance for LA Galaxy II on September 9, 2017 when he was on the bench against San Antonio FC.Álvarez made his professional debut for LA Galaxy II on October 7, 2017 against Portland Timbers 2. He came on as a 46th-minute substitute for Adrian Vera as LA Galaxy II won 3–2. In playing, Álvarez became the youngest player to play a USL match.Álvarez was moved to parent club LA Galaxy ahead of their 2018 season, but was loaned back to the reserve team. Álvarez made his senior team debut on March 2, 2019, assisted on a goal during a 2–1 victory over the Chicago Fire.

Álvarez is eligible for the United States and Mexico, having been born in the United States to Mexican parents. He represents Mexico at youth level after playing for the United States at youth level, has stated "I'm not closing the door on anyone. I could still play for the U. S. or I could keep playing for Mexico. But I'm with Mexico right now and that's my focus."Álvarez represented the United States U15s. In April 2016, he served as their captain at the 2016 International Festival of Fútbol in Rosario, starting all three matches and leading the United States to the title. In the opening match against Talleres de Córdoba, Álvarez scored three goals and assisted two more goals in a 5–1 victory, he scored against Uruguay U15s in a 2–0 win. In June 2016, Álvarez was again called to the United States U15s, for a four-team tournament in Zagreb, Croatia in which he made one start against Croatia U15s.Álvarez switched to represent Mexico U15s in September 2016. He scored a brace for them in a friendly 7–0 win over the Cayman Islands U17 on 11 August 2017.

He represented the Mexico U15s in their championship-winning run at the 2017 CONCACAF Boys' Under-15 Championship, provided the game-winning assist against his former team, the United States U15s.Álvarez debuted for the Mexico U17s in a 1–0 win over the Argentina U17s, scored the only goal in the match. As of October 15, 2018 Mexico U17 FIFA U-17 World Cup runner-up: 2019 LA Galaxy Profile. Efraín Álvarez at Soccerway US Soccer Profile

List of ambassadors of the United States to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The United States Ambassador to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is the official representative of the government of the United States to the government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The ambassador is the United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, resident in Bridgetown, is concurrently the ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia. No U. S. mission has been established at Kingstown. All diplomatic functions are handled out of the U. S. Embassy at Bridgetown, where the U. S. Ambassador to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is resident; the following is a list of U. S. ambassadors, or other chiefs of mission, to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The title given by the United States State Department to this position is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – United States relations Foreign relations of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassadors of the United States United States Department of State: Chiefs of Mission for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines United States Department of State: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines United States Embassy in Bridgetown

Speaker of the House of Commons (Canada)

The Speaker of the House of Commons is the presiding officer of the lower house of the Parliament of Canada and is elected at the beginning of each new parliament by fellow Members of Parliament. The Speaker's role in presiding over Canada's House of Commons is similar to that of speakers elsewhere in other countries that use the Westminster system; the current Speaker is Anthony Rota. The Speaker with the longest tenure is Peter Milliken who served four consecutive terms in 10 years, 124 days. In Canada it is the Speaker's responsibility to supervise its staff, it is the Speaker's duty to act as a liaison with the Senate and the Crown. He or she is to rule over the house and have the government answer questions during the question period as well as keep decorum with the house; the Speaker of the House of Commons receives a salary of about $255,300 CAD and has use of a small apartment, in the House of Commons, an official residence, The Farm, an estate located at Kingsmere in Gatineau Park, across the river from Ottawa.

The Speaker is responsible for the management of the entire House of Commons campus, the 2,000 individuals who work there. In 2015 Speaker Andrew Scheer managed a budget of $414 million; the term "Speaker" originates from the British parliamentary tradition. The French term now used in Canada is Président. By convention, Speakers are addressed in Parliament as "Mister Speaker", for a male, "Madame Speaker", for a female. While the Constitution requires that the Speaker be elected by the House of Commons, traditionally this amounted to the rubber-stamp approval of a Member nominated by the Prime Minister. However, in 1986 this was changed and they are now selected by secret ballot; the Speaker only votes on matters in the case of a tie. All MPs except for Cabinet ministers and party leaders are eligible to run for the Speakership. Any MP who does not wish to put his or her name forward must issue a letter withdrawing from the ballot by the day before the vote. All MPs who do not remove their name from the ballot as of 6pm the day before the election are listed as candidates on the ballot and are allowed a five-minute speech to persuade their colleagues as to why they should be elected.

The election is presided over by the Dean of the House Louis Plamondon, the longest continuously serving MP, not in Cabinet. All candidates who receive less than 5% of the vote are removed from the ballot. If no candidate received less than 5% of the vote the MP with the fewest vote drops off; this continues, with a one-hour break between ballots, until one candidate receives more than 50% of the vote. In the event of a tie on the final ballot, the ballot is taken again; this happened once, in 1993. The winner is escorted to the Speaker's chair by the Prime Minister and Leader of the Official Opposition; the newly elected Speaker, by tradition, feigns reluctance as he or she is "dragged" to the chair in a practice dating from the days when British Speakers risked execution if the news they reported to the King was displeasing. On June 2, 2011, Conservative Andrew Scheer was elected Speaker, defeating the following MPs over the course of six ballots: New Democrat Denise Savoie and Conservatives Dean Allison, Barry Devolin, Ed Holder, Lee Richardson, Bruce Stanton, Merv Tweed.

Scheer was the youngest Speaker in Canadian history. On December 2, 2015, Geoff Regan was elected Speaker in a secret ballot by members of the 42nd Parliament over fellow Liberal candidates Denis Paradis, Yasmin Ratansi and Conservative Bruce Stanton. Regan won on the first ballot and is the first speaker from Atlantic Canada in nearly a hundred years since Nova Scotian Edgar Nelson Rhodes in 1922. Anthony Rota was elected as 37th Speaker of the House of Commons on December 5, 2019, by winning a ranked ballot between himself, Joël Godin, Carol Hughes, Geoff Regan, Bruce Stanton. Following Rota's win, the Conservatives said that he had them to thank for his new election, after they decided in a Conservative caucus meeting to unseat Regan as a show of strength to the Liberal minority government, they did so by ranking Regan further down on the ranked ballot. The Speaker comes from among MPs of the governing party, but because he or she cannot vote unless his or her vote would break a tie and by convention must vote to maintain the status quo, a minority government can weaken the opposition's power by electing an opposition speaker.

Speakers have been elected from opposition parties during the 1926 tenure of Arthur Meighen's Conservative ministry, the 1979 ministry of Progressive Conservative Joe Clark, Stephen Harper's Conservative Ministry from 2006 to 2011. In the 39th Parliament, three opposition members, Peter Milliken, Diane Marleau and Marcel Proulx, ran for Speaker. In 1957, when John George Diefenbaker took power with a minority Progressive Conservative government, he offered the Speaker's chair to Stanley Knowles of the opposition Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, who declined. So far, every Speaker from an opposition party has been a Liberal; the Speaker is required to perform his or her office impartially, but does not resign from his o

Kama Massampu

Francis Kama Massampu is a French professional footballer who plays for FC Mantes as a forward. He began his career with US Boulogne playing on the club's under-17 team. In 2009, Massampu joined Championnat de France amateur club FC Mantes playing on the club's under-19 team. On 9 August 2009, he made his debut for the club in a league match against the reserve team of Auxerre. Massampu finished the campaign with two goals. In May 2010, he signed with professional club Valenciennes FC and spent the first two months of his career at the club on the club's its reserve team. On 21 September 2010, Massampu made his professional debut in a Coupe de la Ligue match against Nîmes Olympique appearing as a substitute. Valenciennes won the match 5–4 on penalties, he trained with the reserves of Deportivo de La Coruña, waiting for the opening of the winter transfer window to sign for them. Kama Massampu at L'Équipe Football

Pardon Us (band)

Pardon Us are a three-piece DIY punk band from Liverpool, formed in 2014. Following a split EP with Only Strangers on Keith Records, a self-titled EP, their debut album Wait was released in July 2019, they are characterised by gang vocals. The band's members have played in Liverpool-based acts Flamingo 50, Down and Outs, The No Marks and Town Bike, have cited Husker Dü, Naked Raygun and J Church as major influences. Morgan Brown - guitar, vocals Gabby Santos - drums, vocals Alex Howard - bass, vocals'Wait' - Everything Sucks Music, Johann's Face Records, Fixing a Hole LP/CD/Mp3 "Pardon Us" - Everything Sucks Music, 7"/Mp3 "Pardon Us // Only Strangers split" - Keith Records, CD Pardon Us Bandcamp Pardon Us Website Everything Sucks Music Bandcamp Johann's Face Records Bandcamp Keith Records Bandcamp