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NYPD police are suspended for being caught on a chokehold camera in Queens

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NYPD police are suspended for being caught on a chokehold camera in Queens

A NYPD officer caught on camera placed a suspect in an illegal chokehold on Sunday without charge several hours later, authorities said.

“After a quick investigation by the Internal Affairs Bureau, a police officer involved in the disturbing chokehold incident in Queens has been suspended without charge,” Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said in a statement late Sunday.

“While the full investigation is still ongoing, there is no question in my mind that immediate action is needed,” Shea added.

“We are committed to transparency as this process continues.”

Shea did not mention the name of the suspended officer in her statement.

Videos circulating on social media earlier on Sunday showed four officers pressing a man in a D’Angelo Russell Nets jersey to the ground on the sidewalk in Far Rockaway.

The 29-second clip shows one policeman with an arm around the man’s neck, as three other officers try to handcuff him.

“You stop choking him, friend!” someone shouted outside the screen, as the man on the ground went limp.

But the policeman only let go of the man’s neck after one of his fellow officers patted his back, the tape showed.

At least a dozen people protested the arrest in front of the 100th Precinct on Sunday afternoon, carrying signs of the “Black Lives Matter”, video posted on Twitter shows.

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The New York City Council earlier this month passed a law that made it a criminal offense for police to use chokeholds.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: ‚ÄúMethod Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

‚ÄúBermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

‚ÄúThis is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,‚ÄĚ the maestro said in a statement.

‚ÄúI take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,‚ÄĚ concludes Filipe Cunha.

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