Surveys cast shadow over house pricesa

first_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Share by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comSenior Living | Search AdsNew Senior Apartments Coming to Scottsdale (Take A Look at The Prices)Senior Living | Search AdsElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.com Surveys cast shadow over house pricesa KCS-content center_img whatsapp Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proof HOUSE prices fell much faster than expected last month and construction activity slowed, industry surveys showed yesterday, reinforcing concerns that economic growth will fall off sharply.The strongest quarterly construction growth for decades pushed British economic growth to a nine-year high of 1.2 per cent in the second quarter, but the Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (PMI) suggests this is slowing rapidly — driven partly by weaker house prices.House prices dropped a bigger-than-expected 0.9 per cent in August after a 0.5 per cent decline in July, the sharpest fall since February, according to the monthly survey from mortgage lender Nationwide.July and August marked the first two consecutive monthly house price falls since the decline in British house prices levelled off in February 2009, and the annual rate of house price growth slowed to 3.9 per cent from 6.6 per cent, well below forecast.“As fears of a double dip in the housing market take hold, builders will likely feel less urgency to begin new developments,” said Nomura UK economist Philip Rush.A fall in the rate of new home building pushed the PMI down to a six-month low of 52.1 in August from 54.1 in July.This was a sharper slowdown than economists had expected since the boost to second quarter output from projects that had been delayed because of icy winter weather faded away.CIPS chief executive David Noble said: “The most disturbing is the marked slowdown in the residential sector as this is where much of the recent sector growth has come from. The slight increase in public-sector activity disguises continuing uncertainty about the scale of spending cuts which we have yet to experience.” Thursday 2 September 2010 8:40 pm Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Virgin mulls legal action over Heathrow disruption

first_img whatsapp Virgin Atlantic may take legal action against airport operator BAA over the part closure of London’s Heathrow airport last month and will withhold fees until a probe into the disruption is complete.“We’re exploring our legal options but will continue talking to BAA and want the inquiry into what happened last month to be both independent and robust,” Virgin Atlantic spokesman Greg Dawson told Reuters. Heavy snowfall paralysed BAA’s Heathrow airport late last month, leading to a spate of flight cancellations after its second runway was closed due to bad weather.Virgin Atlantic also said it would stop paying landing and parking charges at Heathrow until BAA explains why a day’s snowfall left thousands of air passengers stranded in the week before Christmas.Virgin plans to withhold bills from 1 January until it sees the results of an internal BAA inquiry – headed by non-executive director Prof David Begg – into the disruption, due to be published in March.“We have written to BAA this weekend to advise them that we are withholding our fees from the airport operator until its inquiry into the snow enforced runway closures in December is completed,” Virgin Atlantic said in a statement.“Despite the airport operating conditions being way beyond our control, Virgin Atlantic is taking responsibility by paying out millions to customers that suffered disruption to their Christmas travel plans.”Payments withheld by Virgin, which are dependent on its aircraft’s movements at Heathrow, would likely be less than £10m for the period between January and March, an aviation source said.“We will work with airlines during the Begg enquiry. Meanwhile Heathrow’s conditions of use do not provide any basis for Virgin Atlantic or any other airline to withhold airport charges,” a BAA spokesman told Reuters.Ferrovial-owned BAA could legally seize Virgin aircraft for repeated failure to pay its bills but has not yet considered this option.Other major airports were closed by snow before an after the over the Christmas holiday period, including Germany’s Frankfurt and New York’s JFK airport.“We’re not withholding fees anywhere else. JFK is not an issue for us at the moment – it was a 24 hour thing,” Virgin’s spokesman said.British Airways last month said it expected to take a £50m hit from the disruption in its third quarter, while BMI said it is also mulling its legal options against BAA. Show Comments ▼ Virgin mulls legal action over Heathrow disruption by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen HeraldAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCute Tags: NULL Share whatsapp Monday 10 January 2011 5:25 am John Dunne last_img read more

East African Breweries Limited (EABL.tz) 2013 Abridged Report

first_imgEast African Breweries Limited (EABL.tz) listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2013 abridged results.For more information about East African Breweries Limited (EABL.tz) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the East African Breweries Limited (EABL.tz) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: East African Breweries Limited (EABL.tz)  2013 abridged results.Company ProfileEast African Breweries Limited produces and distributes a range of beer and spirit brands and non-alcoholic beverages. Popular brands include Tusker Malt Lager, Tusker Lite, Guinness, Pilsner, White Cap Lager, Allsopps Lager, Balozi Lager, Senator Lager, Bell Lager, Serengeti Premium Lager, Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Kenya Cane, Chrome Vodka and Ciroc. East African Breweries has operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and South Sudan; and exports alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to Rwanda, Burundi and the Great Lakes region. Subsidiary companies include Kenya Breweries Limited, Uganda Breweries Limited, East African Breweries (Mauritius) Limited, International Distillers Uganda Limited and East African Maltings (Kenya) Limited. Established in 1922, the group has its headquarters in Ruaraka, near the capital of Nairobi. East African Breweries Limited is listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchangelast_img read more

These have been among the top FTSE 100 shares over the last 12 months. Are they worth buying?

first_img Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. With some shares down by over two thirds in the last 12 months, investing in the FTSE 100 has been difficult for many investors. Especially those with a value focus. However, other shares have done well despite the pandemic.A top FTSE 100 share that might be overpricedOne such share is Ocado Group (LSE: OCDO). Investors have bought in to the international potential of its technology. This has aligned well with more online deliveries from supermarkets during the height of the pandemic. And it’s a trend many expect to see continue.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Although unlike many other technology companies, Ocado doesn’t have an asset-light business model. It’s pouring huge amounts of capital into building warehouses for its customers.As well as this, the business is being sued by AutoStore over tech patents and this could hold the share price back in the coming months, depending on how that develops. If Ocado gets dragged into a high-profile damaging lawsuit, investors might well become more cautious on the stock than they have been in the last 12 months.Ocado is a share that divides opinion. And while I wouldn’t bet against the shares, I’m not keen to invest. It’s not a hidden gem and it seems overpriced versus what it’s delivering. A FTSE 100 share that has accelerated this yearScottish Mortgage (LSE: SMT) is an investment trust, run by Baillie Gifford, which has been a strong backer of Tesla. This has powered its performance, especially over the last year.With the tech-heavy NASDAQ now faltering a bit compared to the first nine months of 2020, now might not be the best time to pile into the shares. Particularly if the logic behind doing so is to invest in shares which have momentum.Scottish Mortgage may well continue to outperform UK-focused, or income-focused funds and trusts. That said, it doesn’t seem to me like a clear buy at the moment. The shares have grown strongly and now appear to be risky compared to other FTSE 100 shares.The top-performing share that might have more legsThe share price of gold and silver miner Fresnillo (LSE: FRES) has been boosted by the rising prices of the precious metals. This has been a reaction to the global uncertainties caused by the pandemic.Although I’m not an expert on precious metal prices, if markets remain volatile, they could remain a safe haven for investors. So there are reasons to think miners could keep doing well, possibly for the rest of this year and into 2021.For me, Fresnillo could be the one high-performing share from this list to buy. As Peter Stephens recently pointed out, it offers good value as the price-to-earnings growth ratio (a favourite metric of a growth investor like Jim Slater) is only 0.2. Anything under 0.7 is considered to be cheap. This is why I think there could be more legs left in the growth of the share price.These top-performing FTSE 100 shares have had a good run. I think investors are aware of this and the share prices now look expensive.  Image source: Getty Images. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Enter Your Email Address “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool.center_img Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Andy Ross owns no share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Fresnillo. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. These have been among the top FTSE 100 shares over the last 12 months. Are they worth buying? Andy Ross | Tuesday, 6th October, 2020 | More on: FRES OCDO SMT See all posts by Andy Rosslast_img read more

North London Hospice / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

first_img Atelier Ten Structural Engineers: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/532894/north-london-hospice-allford-hall-monaghan-morris Clipboard Year:  Projects CopyHouses•London, United Kingdom City:LondonCountry:United KingdomMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Timothy SoarRecommended ProductsDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsDoorsLibartVertical Retracting Doors – Panora ViewDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorText description provided by the architects. Designed to be ‘a big version of someone’s house’ to instil a domestic sense of well-being, North London Hospice offers specialist palliative care to patients with life-limiting illnesses. Set on a prominent corner in a quiet residential area of north London, the massing of this brick building is broken down into two north facing gables with circulation interleaved between.Save this picture!© Timothy SoarA single-storey multi-pitched extension at the rear completes the L-shaped plan and frames a south-facing private courtyard for the enjoyment of patients. Conceived from both the inside-out and the outside-in, the expansive windows set around a simple palette of brick and timber, ensure a series of light and airy spaces that are well-connected – both physically and visually – with their external environment.Save this picture!© Timothy SoarProject gallerySee allShow lessOffice Design / IND ArchitectsSelected ProjectsRichard Levy Gallery Hatches Architectural Birdhouse CompetitionArchitecture News Share Houses Area:  8000 ft² Area:  8000 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Quantity Surveyor: “COPY” United Kingdom “COPY” CopyAbout this officeAllford Hall Monaghan MorrisOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesLondonHousesUnited KingdomPublished on August 11, 2014Cite: “North London Hospice / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris” 11 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in SkyPodsShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma EDoorsC.R. LaurenceMonterey Bi-Folding Glass Wall SystemTable LampsLouis PoulsenLamps – Panthella PortableBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersSealantsEffisusMetal Roof Flashing – Stopper MRDropped CeilingsPure + FreeFormLinear Clip-Strip Ceiling SystemUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEVentilated / Double Skin FacadeULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Nokia LibraryLouversAccoyaAccoya® Wood for Shutters and LouvresSpa / WellnessKlafsGyms & Relaxation RoomsMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream 2012 North London Hospice / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris ArchDailycenter_img Photographs North London Hospice / Allford Hall Monaghan MorrisSave this projectSaveNorth London Hospice / Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Pavehall PLC Year:  BBUK Landscape Architecture Equals Consulting Main Contractor: Services Engineers: Elliott Wood Partnership ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/532894/north-london-hospice-allford-hall-monaghan-morris Clipboard 2012 Landscape Architects: photographs:  Timothy SoarPhotographs:  Timothy Soar Architects: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© Timothy Soar+ 17 Sharelast_img read more

Edinburgh restaurant wins Small Business Big Heart Award

first_img Tagged with: Awards Scotland  110 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5 “We are delighted with the recognition, and it will spur us even further on our mission to help those in need feeding those in need with food, knowledge and access to work.”Kilted Lobster will receive £1,000 to put towards a good cause of its choice.The opening date for the 2019 Small Business Big Heart Awards will be announced in September.  109 total views,  1 views today Edinburgh restaurant Kilted Lobster has won the second annual national Small Business Big Heart Award for its local community work.Kilted Lobster received the 2018 Small Business Big Heart Award in association with BusinessesForSale.com for the many ways it helps those in need around Edinburgh including free meals for those facing financial hardship, vocational training for those overcoming barriers to work and education, and cookery classes for families on limited budgets or catering for special dietary needs.The restaurant beat eight other regional finalists including The Picturedrome Electric Theatre in Bognor Regis for its support for local community events, organisations and sports clubs, and Sardaya Hair and Beauty in Swindon for its local fundraising activities and practical support for the elderly, homeless, children and babies in the community.Rufus Bazley, Director of Marketing at BusinessesForSale.com said:“All our regional finalists were worthy contenders for the top prize, but the judges decided Kilted Lobster and its ‘Cooking up a Storm’ social conscience had the edge. The impact the business makes to the wellbeing of locals on a sustained basis is amazing because as well as helping those communities directly it helps them to help themselves for the long term.”Chef Patron, Colin Hinds said: Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5center_img Melanie May | 15 February 2018 | News Edinburgh restaurant wins Small Business Big Heart Award About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

Protest at women’s prison: ‘Overcrowding equals death’

first_imgOday from Central Valley Dream Team speaks against incarceration of undocumented.WW photo: Judy GreenspanChowchilla, Calif. — Over 400 anti-prison activists marched and rallied on country roads in front of two Chowchilla prisons on Jan. 26, demanding the immediate release of women prisoners and an end to overcrowding. They traveled from all over California — Los Angeles and Long Beach, Oakland, Sacramento and San Francisco, even Fresno and Modesto — with the same message, “No justice, no peace, set our people free!”The state of California is under a court-ordered mandate to reduce its prison population and end prison overcrowding. According to organizers from the California Coalition for Women Prisoners, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is currently closing Valley State Prison for Women in Chowchilla and converting it into a men’s prison. The women and transgender prisoners at Valley State will be transferred to two other already overcrowded prisons.The Central California Women’s Facility sits across the street from Valley State and already incarcerates over 3,600 women prisoners, although it was originally built for 2,000.CCWP, Critical Resistance, All of Us or None, Youth Justice Coalition and many other groups organized the Jan. 26 protest to demand that the state relieve overcrowding by releasing women prisoners.Protesters gathered in an empty lot and then caravanned to the entrance of Valley State, the prison slated for closure. They then marched to the entrance of the Central California prison and held a rally.These women’s prisons have been picketed and sued for two decades for mistreatment and medical neglect. In 1994, the first demonstration was held here to protest the denial of medical care and treatment for women prisoners with HIV/AIDS.Former prisoners, prisoner advocates, the children of prisoners and others spoke out in front of the Central California facility to expose the torturous conditions inside for women and transgender prisoners. Opening up the rally was Samantha Rogers, former prisoner and CCWP activist, who stated, “We are here to make changes. We are here to demand that the state release these prisoners.”Chris, described as “a survivor of 13 years of incarceration and torture” at Valley State, talked about the abuse the women and transgender prisoners suffer daily inside. Oday, a member of the Central Valley Dream Team, said, “I am undocumented and unafraid.” She exposed the links between attacks on the undocumented communities and the California prison-industrial complex.Julio Marquez and Leslie Mendoza, from the Youth Justice Coalition in Los Angeles, fired up the crowd with solidarity statements. Marquez demanded, “We need to tear down all these prisons.” Charging that California is first in prison funding but 47th in education funding, Marquez stated: “It’s time to bring our women home. They are not receiving the care they need inside.”Jabari Shaw, of Occupy Prisons, read a solidarity statement from Kevin Cooper, a prisoner activist on death row in California. Earlier this week, Prison Radio aired an appeal by Mumia Abu-Jamal urging people to attend the Chowchilla anti-prison protest.Solidarity rallies were also held in London and Philadelphia. For more information about the campaign against overcrowding and for justice for women prisoners, contact the California Coalition for Women Prisoners at ­womenprisoners.org.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Vaccines Made Available to Cargill Front-Line Employees in Protein Facilities

first_img Facebook Twitter SHARE Previous articleMidwest Retailers of Brevant™ Seeds Share Excitement for 2021 SeasonNext articleSpecialty Crop Growers Eligible for Federal Funding Hoosier Ag Today Home Indiana Agriculture News Vaccines Made Available to Cargill Front-Line Employees in Protein Facilities Facebook Twitter With a focus on safety and maintaining a food supply for grocery stores, restaurants and American consumers, employees who work at Cargill’s Dodge City, Kan., Lake Odessa, Mich. and Schuyler, Neb. protein facilities will begin having the opportunity to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. The company is working closely with outside medical experts and state health departments on vaccine planning, to ensure it is prepared to support its essential employees in receiving vaccinations as soon as supplies are available, without jeopardizing the prioritization of essential healthcare workers and others at extreme high risk.“Our response throughout this pandemic is guided by our values – putting people first and doing the right thing,” said Jon Nash, president of Cargill’s protein North America business. “We have been unwavering in our commitment to protect the health and safety of our employees, who are working tirelessly to ensure millions of people have food to eat. We are applying these same values when it comes to vaccinations.”In Kansas, the company is partnering with Marathon Health to provide its employees vaccinations onsite. The clinic is one of 12 near-site health centers Cargill and Marathon Health have built over the last six years to provide accessible and affordable healthcare to its employees and their dependents. In Michigan, vaccines are being administered through Ionia County Health via a drive-thru clinic, while in Nebraska, employees received their vaccinations through a local healthcare facility.“As the largest union for America’s meatpacking workers, UFCW welcomes this critical step by Cargill to immediately increase access to the COVID vaccine for these brave essential workers,” said United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Vice President Mark Lauritsen.“We are pleased to work together with Cargill in locations where we represent workers to educate our members on the importance of getting vaccinated. UFCW is urging all companies in the industry to follow the lead of Cargill and others that are taking steps to ensure that our country’s frontline food workers have access to the vaccine as these men and women continue to keep our food supply secure during the pandemic,” said Lauritsen.The first round of vaccinations will be offered to employees age 65 and older, followed by the remaining staff as recommended by local health departments. Vaccinations at all three facilities are voluntary, and each team member will be provided an additional 4 hours of pay to accommodate receiving the vaccine.“I am pleased that the Ford County Health Department has the opportunity to partner with Cargill for the health and safety of our citizens and their workers,” said Angela Sowers, Ford County (Kansas) Health Department administrator.Availability of vaccines for Cargill employees varies from state to state. The company will continue to work with Marathon Health, local health departments, public health officials, and other strategic partners in all the U.S. communities where it operates to help facilitate vaccinations as soon as supplies are available.“Helping our employer partners react to the fast-changing landscape imposed by COVID and doing everything possible to keep their employees healthy and safe is our number one priority,” said Jeff Wells, MD, Marathon Health CEO and co-founder. “We’re grateful for the trust that Cargill has put in us over the last six years and are proud to provide this valuable service to their employees.”During the past year, Cargill has also consulted closely with Dr. Nimisha Kalia of John Hopkins University and the Corporate Medical Advisor group, as well as other outside health organizations in establishing the robust COVID-19 response plan and protocols that have been implemented at its facilities worldwide.Source: Cargill news release Vaccines Made Available to Cargill Front-Line Employees in Protein Facilities By Hoosier Ag Today – Mar 1, 2021 SHARElast_img read more

Former policeman arrested on suspicion of participating in journalist’s murder

first_imgNews January 13, 2021 Find out more VenezuelaAmericas Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives News Follow the news on Venezuela to go further Reporters Without Borders hails the progress being made in the investigation into last month’s murder of journalist Orel Zambrano, the editor of the political weekly ABC, in Valencia, in the central state of Carabobo. One of the two suspected killers, former Carabobo state policeman Rafael Segundo Pérez, was arrested on 17 February.“We hope this arrest will enable the investigators to identify all those involved and the motive for this murder,” Reporters Without Borders said.Zambrano, who was also vice-president of privately-owned Radio América 890 AM and a columnist for the regional daily Notitarde as well as being a lawyer, was gunned down on 16 January by two men on a motorcycle. He had recently covered several drug trafficking cases including one involving the Makleds, an influential business family in the region.———————17.01 – Journalist gunned down by two hit-men, possibly in connection with his coverage of recent drug casesReporters Without Borders is dismayed by yesterday’s fatal shooting of Orel Zambrano, the editor of the political weekly ABC, in Valencia, in the north-central state of Carabobo. Zambrano was also vice-president of privately-owned Radio América 890 AM and a columnist for the regional daily Notitarde as well as being a lawyer.His murder came just three days after the attempted murder of Rafael Finol of the privately-owned daily El Regional, who was grazed by a bullet.“We offer our condolences to Zambrano’s family and colleagues, and we hope the investigators will quickly identify those responsible for both this murder – the motive of which remains to be established – and the attempted murder of Finol,” Reporters Without Borders said. “These two shooting attacks in the space of three days raise grave concerns about the safety of journalists. Zambrano may have been the victim of a reprisal for his recent coverage of a drug story. This possibility should be investigated.”Zambrano, 62, was gunned down at around 3 p.m. yesterday. He had just got out of his car and was walking towards a movie rental store when he was intercepted by two men on a motorcycle, one of whom shot him three times at close range. He died on the spot from a gunshot to the head while his assailants fled.Zambrano had recently covered several drug trafficking cases including one involving the Makled family, an influential business family in the region. Brothers Abdala, Alex and Basel Makled were arrested in possession of around 400 kilos of cocaine during a search of a family property on 14 November and are now the subject of an investigation by the national prosecutor’s office. New wave of censorship targeting critical media outlets Receive email alerts VenezuelaAmericas center_img News Organisation Help by sharing this information News RSF_en February 20, 2009 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Former policeman arrested on suspicion of participating in journalist’s murder Two journalists murdered just days apart in Venezuela August 25, 2020 Find out more June 15, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Delhi HC Issues Notice In Plea Challenging Suspension of Legal Interviews With Prisoners Lodged In Delhi Prisons [Read Order]

first_imgNews UpdatesDelhi HC Issues Notice In Plea Challenging Suspension of Legal Interviews With Prisoners Lodged In Delhi Prisons [Read Order] Karan Tripathi15 Jun 2020 9:11 AMShare This – xDelhi High Court has issued notice in a plea challenging the validity of theDelhi Government’s order dated 25/03/20 wherein the legal interviews with the prisoners lodged in Delhi prisons have been suspended in light of COVID19. The Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan has issued notice to the Delhi Government who is also directed to file a status…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginDelhi High Court has issued notice in a plea challenging the validity of theDelhi Government’s order dated 25/03/20 wherein the legal interviews with the prisoners lodged in Delhi prisons have been suspended in light of COVID19. The Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan has issued notice to the Delhi Government who is also directed to file a status report before the next date of hearing. Filed by Mr Ajit P Singh, the plea challenges the decision of the Delhi Government to suspend legal interviews conducted by lawyers with the prisoners. As per the said order, the prisoners are not allowed to engage lawyers of their choice for legal interviews. The order only allows Jail Visiting lawyers, who are empanelled with Delhi State Legal Services Authority, to draft the bail applications of the concerned prisoners. As per the Petitioner, the said suspension of legal interviews violates Articles 20, 21 and 22 of the Constitution. The said order, as per the Petitioner, has deprived the prisoners in Delhi prisons of their right to fair opportunity to approach appropriate courts for legal remedy. The Petitioner has argued that the Right to engage a lawyer of one’s choice is a fundamental right of a prisoner which cannot be taken away even during the lockdown. ‘Respondent has compelled the Delhi Jail inmates to take legal consultation only through Jain visiting Advocates of Delhi Legal Services Authority. Hence, the Respondent has violated the fundamental rights of the Delhi Jail inmates under Articles 14, 19 and 21 of the constitution of India’, the petition states. The court will next take up the matter on June 29. The Petitioner in this case was represented by Advocate Luv Kumar AgarwalClick Here To Download Order[Read Order] Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more