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Why I think this FTSE 100 stock is a bargain buy right now

first_imgSimply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Why I think this FTSE 100 stock is a bargain buy right now “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. Enter Your Email Address 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. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! 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.center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares When the FTSE 100 crashed back in March, there were plenty of bargains to be had. Despite the crash occurring over six months ago, I believe there are still some bargains out there.One stock I consider a great opportunity right now is Evraz Plc (LSE:EVR). EVR is an integrated steel and mining business with operations in Russia, USA, Canada, Czech Republic, and Kazakhstan. It is one of the top producers of steel in the world. In addition to producing and selling steel, it also produces the raw materials. I believe this provides it a great advantage over its competitors in a competitive market.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…FTSE 100 opportunityBetween the beginning of 2020 and the height of the crash, EVR lost 50% of its share price value. At the beginning of 2020 you could pick up shares for 406p but in mid-March shares could be purchased for 203p. At the time of writing shares have recovered somewhat and can be picked up for close to 380p per share.I consider EVR a FTSE 100 bargain at current prices. If you rewind to five years ago, shares in EVR were trading for less than 90p per share. EVR reached a high of 696p per share in January 2019 which is a 700% increase. This shows excellent performance and growth in my eyes.Latest trading updateIn August, Evraz released its half-year results for the period ending 30 June 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic had an impact on EVR’s business. The update pointed towards lower demand and the price of steel dropping sharply due to the economic downturn.Despite this, it managed to increase profit by 49% compared to the same period last year. In addition, it managed to maintain a positive free cash flow of over $300m which shows it has a good level of liquidity.Many other FTSE 100 companies have cancelled or suspended interim dividends. EVR declared an interim dividend for 2020 of a total of $291.37m which equates to $0.20 per share. Based on this amount, earnings per share increased by nearly 60% compared to the same period last year. I feel this is a positive move and shows how confident EVR is in its financial position as well as future outlook.Bargain buyI firmly believe EVR is a bargain buy at its current price. Although the outlook could be viewed as uncertain in the short term because of the economic downturn, its competitive advantages should see the business thrive in the long run.As I mentioned earlier, EVR produces the raw materials involved in the steel manufacturing process as well as selling the steel it manufactures. Another advantage is the fact its management owns a lot of the business. In simple terms, they will be motivated to achieve the best results for investors. For me this is an attractive trait as an investor. Finally, EVR offered one of the best dividend yields in the FTSE 100 prior to the pandemic.As the economy begins to grow once more, do not be surprised if Evraz is a top performer in the stock market. For me, it is currently too good an opportunity to pass up. Jabran Khan | Wednesday, 21st October, 2020 | More on: EVR Jabran Khan has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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. Image source: Getty Images See all posts by Jabran Khanlast_img read more

The Cineworld share price is up 20% in a month: should I buy?

first_img 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. Enter Your Email Address Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. The Cineworld share price is up 20% in a month: should I buy? Cineworld Group (LSE: CINE) shares have risen by more than 20% over the last month. I’ve written before about Cineworld’s problems, so I was interested to see the stock performing so well. With the vaccine rollout accelerating, should I be buying this stock as a recovery play?When I see a stock move sharply higher or lower, the first thing I do is to check whether the company has issued any recent news. It turns out there are a couple of developments I’d want to consider before buying Cineworld shares.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…Takeover bid on the cards?The first thing is that a Chinese property group has been building a large stake in Cineworld. The latest statement from Jangho Group shows the Beijing-based firm now owns 13.3% of Cineworld stock. That makes Jangho the cinema chain’s second-largest shareholder, after CEO Mooky Greidinger and his brother Israel, who control 20%.Jangho has been buying CINE shares since August last year, according to stock market disclosures. Is the Chinese group planning a bid? I’ve no idea. But the Greidingers have built Cineworld into the world’s second-largest cinema chain. I’d expect them to fight any takeover bid, perhaps even taking the company private themselves.The Greidingers also have another incentive to retain control of the company. Cineworld shareholders have just approved a share option scheme that could pay each brother up to £65m in shares in three years’ time. I’m not too keen on this, as it seems excessive to me. But it’s a done deal.What else is new?Cineworld shares have been heavily shorted by hedge funds betting the stock will fall. So I suspect the shares’ recent rise may be linked to events in the US, where rival group AMC Entertainment has benefited from private investors’ efforts to boost its share price.Even so, Cineworld shares are still trading more than 50% lower than a year ago. If I bought the stock and it returned to the level seen in February 2020, I’d double my money.However, when I’m buying shares I try not to get distracted by potential profit. I think it’s even more important to consider what could go wrong.My main concern with Cineworld is the group’s net debt, which was reported at $8.2bn at the end of June 2020. My analysis suggests the current figure is probably higher. I think the firm could struggle to pay down these borrowings, even when business returns to normal. I believe the Greidingers may be forced to raise money by selling new shares, diluting existing shareholders.Cineworld shares: my decisionThe latest broker forecasts suggest Cineworld will probably report a loss in 2021, before returning to profitability in 2022.Personally, I’m treating these forecasts with caution. Even when cinemas in the UK and US are able to reopen, I guess they’ll have restricted capacity. I can’t predict when they’ll be able to operate at full capacity again.Should I buy Cineworld shares? For me, this is an easy decision. The company’s high debt levels rule out this stock as a potential investment for me. I won’t be buying. Are you on the lookout for UK growth stocks?If so, get this FREE no-strings report now.While it’s available: you’ll discover what we think is a top growth stock for the decade ahead.And the performance of this company really is stunning.In 2019, it returned £150million to shareholders through buybacks and dividends.We believe its financial position is about as solid as anything we’ve seen.Since 2016, annual revenues increased 31%In March 2020, one of its senior directors LOADED UP on 25,000 shares – a position worth £90,259Operating cash flow is up 47%. (Even its operating margins are rising every year!)Quite simply, we believe it’s a fantastic Foolish growth pick.What’s more, it deserves your attention today.So please don’t wait another moment. Roland Head has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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. See all posts by Roland Headcenter_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. 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Fifteen minutes of madness hides Scotland’s progress

first_imgScotland’s problem is still the midfield. Sean Lamont, for all his fiery intensity, is a better winger than a centre but with the sorely missed Joe Ansbro injured and now perhaps Max Evans, Robinson may elect not to introduce yet another youngster (Edinburgh’s Matt Scott) into the fray against France.However with the tournament fast slipping away, now might be the time to continue the rebuild that is starting to show promise, if not results. In amongst the negative there are still positives for Scotland. No doubt sick of again being branded plucky losers, the team can take heart that their set piece and scramble defence – when at full strength – was top class, and the pack provided a stable platform from scrum and especially lineout.In Richie Gray and David Denton they have forwards that are young, powerful ball carriers and fast approaching very good indeed. Jim Hamilton is finally starting to throw his considerable weight around – just ask George North – and Ross Rennie too is showing the talent that injury has stifled for years.Behind the scrum it is warming to see Mike Blair back to his best and finally having a ball player outside him in Greig Laidlaw who is happy to play the same way – fast and loose. Laidlaw ran the backline well, and while he wasn’t the saviour every Scottish fan hoped for, he did at least allow those outside him to ask questions of the opposition defence – for periods they almost looked confident with ball in hand.Stuart Hogg is tackled by James HookScotland might also have unearthed a new attacking threat in Hogg, who showed with some good support runs and a blistering break that so nearly came to fruition that he should be around in a Scotland shirt for years to come. If Robinson is looking to punish errors and reward performance, Rory Lamont’s place could well be under threat. NOT FOR FEATURED Greig Laidlaw impressed in Cardiff By Rory BaldwinONCE again Scotland come away from a Six Nations Test smarting from errors in judgement that cost them a game in which they were ultimately competitive for the majority of the match.After going in at half time 3-3 yesterday against Wales in Cardiff, two yellow cards followed a mishandled kick-off at the start of the second half and the ensuing tries put the game to bed for Wales, despite a fiery response from the Scots in the closing quarter.Andy Robinson (left) looks onCoach Andy Robinson once again cut a hugely frustrated figure high up in the Millennium Stadium rafters but while the errors that let Scotland down last week were basic skills and execution, you can’t blame the coach for the mistakes made – these were errors of a different kind.There could be a temptation to blame instead referee Roman Poite, but his calls on the cards were both correct; rash off the ball tackles by Nick De Luca and Rory Lamont aimed at stopping the potent Welsh from running riot in attack. When the culprits were off the pitch, the Welsh ran riot anyway – Leigh Halfpenny claiming 17 points during that period – and what was for the most part a close contest between two teams playing good rugby became another Scottish lost cause and a 14 point win for Wales.Poite did miss a catch by teenage debutant Stuart Hogg for a certain try, instead ruling it a knock on. It should have been a try, but with space aplenty it also should have been a better pass from De Luca. In the absence of Dan Parks as a scapegoat, he is sure to once again draw fire from commentators on message boards north of the border for his key errors under pressure. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

Threshing to end global hunger

first_img Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Submit a Press Release Director of Music Morristown, NJ Anglican Communion, New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Belleville, IL Featured Events Submit an Event Listing Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Press Release Service Posted Aug 9, 2016 Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Martinsville, VA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Threshing to end global hunger Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Pittsburgh, PA The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Cathedral Dean Boise, ID TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Albany, NY Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Washington, DC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Collierville, TN Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Hopkinsville, KY Tags Submit a Job Listing Rector Shreveport, LA Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Curate Diocese of Nebraska Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Featured Jobs & Calls Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Bath, NC Rector Tampa, FL Youth Minister Lorton, VA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Poverty & Hunger In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Associate Rector Columbus, GA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Course Director Jerusalem, Israel last_img read more

Benjamin Boyet calls for the TMO, and gets it

first_imgTuesday Mar 3, 2009 Benjamin Boyet calls for the TMO, and gets it Toulon are finding form finally as they conquered Bourgoin 23-12 at the Stade Pierre-Rajon on Friday. It was their first away from home win this season, and another positive step towards Top 14 survival.The victory for Toulon was all the more sweet as they scored three tries more (edit)than Bourgoin, earning them a bonus point.One of the most interesting and possibly discussed incidents of the season occurred when French flyhalf Benjamin Boyet, of Bourgoin, kicked a penalty at goal that flew high and handsome, but was adjudged by the assistant referees to have missed.Boyet felt otherwise though, and feverishly asked the referee to call for the TMO to check the kick. The ref did, and it was then decided that the kick was above the upright, but would in fact have gone over.The assistant referees were overruled, and the three points were given, with Boyet being possibly the first ever player to request the TMO, have the ref listen, and get a decision in his favour.It begs the question surely the players have a slightly better feel for whats happening on the park, which should therefore entitle them to have the right to officially ask for the TMO when they feel its necessary?It was trialled in South Africa last year, with a White Card being afforded to each captain, which he could then use a certain number of times in a half. If the technology is there, and we all want the correct decisions at the end of the day, maybe the scope of the TMO should be extended to allowing players themselves to request video replays, once or twice in a half only?Im sure there will be mixed opinions, so lets hear yours please. 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Crusaders player ratings vs Rebels | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Which Crusaders stood out in their 26-point win over the Rebels in the final round of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman? Benjamin Boyet calls for the TMO, and gets it | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. 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Air ambulance fundraiser denies theft

first_imgAir ambulance fundraiser denies theft AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. A fundraising co-ordinator has pleaded not guilty to charges of theft and false accounting.Richard Green has denied charges that he stole almost £2,500 in July 2001 while fundraising for the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity. Read Charity fundraiser denies theft at the BBC. Advertisementcenter_img  12 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 22 August 2002 | Newslast_img read more

Text users urged to donate to charity at Christmas

first_img  39 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 18 December 2002 | News Text users urged to donate to charity at Christmas AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Virgin Mobile is therefore urging consumers to donate the monetary difference between the cost of a text and a card to their chosen charity. Of course, Virgin Mobile and other mobile operators are themselves benefiting substantially from this switch away from sending Christmas cards. Part of the company’s official partnership with the British Red Cross, which will include multi-year sponsorship of a number of fundraising initiatives, is therefore likely to involve donating a percentage of the money generated through services such as text over future Christmas and New Year periods.Steven Day, Corporate Affairs Director at Virgin Mobile, said: “It is becoming increasingly obvious that texting is seen to be a more popular means of contacting people over Christmas, however we are aware of the impact that technology is having on organisations like the British Red Cross who generate a lot of money through the sale of charity Christmas cards each year. As a company, we believe in being open and honest and therefore want to make people aware of this issue and aim to put something back in our work with the British Red Cross”.center_img Mobile operator Virgin Mobile admits that the growth in sending text messages at Christmas could damage charity Christmas card sales, so it is encouraging mobile phone users to make a donation to charity to counter this effect.Virgin Mobile says that, with Christmas greetings sent via text are set to reach an all time high this festive season, charity Christmas card sales are likely to be affected, resulting in a drop in income for many charities. Over the past three years, the use of text around Christmas has become more and more popular, with operators reporting an average year on year usage increase of 183%, according to the Mobile Data Association. If this increase continues this year, then as many as 5.6 billion messages will be spent. Virgin Mobile estimates that, at an average cost of 10p per message, this means that consumers are set to spend £560 million on Yuletide and New Year texts. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: christmas corporate Digital mobile sms Tradinglast_img read more

Enrollment 2% less than target, spring break canceled amid pandemic

first_imgLinkedin Twitter Facebook printOnline teaching and another semester without breaks are expected in the spring as TCU continues to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. At Thursday’s virtual Faculty Senate meeting, Provost Teresa Dahlberg told about 200 attendees that next semester, faculty will have the option to teach online or in the classroom, and there will be no holidays. Dahlberg said the academic calendar for the spring should be finalized in the coming days and will end “right about the normal time.”Chancellor Victor Boschini also spoke at the meeting, explaining the budget shortfalls and the COVID-19 situation on campus.He said enrollment for the school year fell 2% below budget projections, creating a $5.5 million shortfall. However, Boschini said the university’s projections were between 20% and 40%, so it could have been worse. “We had been modeling everything from a 20% less enrollment to a 40% less enrollment based on what we have been hearing around the country.” Boschini also said it cost around $65 million more than usual to get students to campus because of hardships families are facing.“A lot of kids who used to be able to qualify for loans no longer can,” Boschini said. “Last year we were at a 38% discount rate. I bet we are going to end up at 48%.”  The chancellor believes that although the change was influenced by the times, it is a good thing that TCU is starting to give more aid to students. “We probably should have been close to that all along because it puts us where our aspiring schools are,” said Boschini. Addressing the COVID-19 situation, the chancellor said he believes the trend of declining COVID-19 cases will continue and more than 150 cases will be reported as recovered by Saturday. Read more: Student cases decline, employee cases riseBoschini also said no positive cases have been contracted in an academic environment. “There have been no known cases to date contracted through classroom interactions,” he said. This includes students and employees.   Boschini also answered questions about whether TCU should have or should begin conducting mass testing on campus. He said it was not a good idea because it is not recommended by the CDC and provides only a snapshot in time. “Mass testing uses resources that you could use for people who are sick,” he said. Vote of no confidence discussed The Faculty Senate meeting ended with a closed session that included a discussion on a vote of no confidence on the administration. Talk about the vote was renewed by some faculty members due to ongoing concerns on several issues. The vote was initially brought up over the summer and largely motivated because of faculty concerns about having to teach in person this fall. It was tabled by Faculty Senate Chair Sean Atkinson. “Given that the administration capitulated on this issue rather quickly and has been reasonable about it since, including allowing us a choice again in the spring, the Faculty Senate executive committee feels that such a motion is no longer supported,” Atkinson said in the meeting. However, he said there are still issues to address, including a lack of transparency in the budget process and a lack of action in addressing racial inequality on campus. This author does not have any more posts. Provost Teresa Dahlberg (Heesoo Yang/Staff Photographer) Twitter Previous articleWomen’s soccer kicks off the fall sports season on the road versus BaylorNext articleStudents react to the postponed Battle for the Iron Skillet Charles Baggarly RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Charles Baggarly ReddIt Welcome TCU Class of 2025 ReddIt Facebook Linkedin Charles Baggarly is a Sophomore Journalism major from Claremont, California. His dream is to be the next great sports analyst. He enjoys playing basketball, watching basketball, and discussing basketball. His favorite fruit is the avocado. TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution last_img read more

Policeman says Sonora state officials were involved in journalist’s disappearance in 2005

first_img Reporter murdered in northwestern Mexico’s Sonora state January 23, 2007 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Policeman says Sonora state officials were involved in journalist’s disappearance in 2005 MexicoAmericas May 5, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders calls for the reopening of the investigation into the April 2005 disappearance of journalist Alfredo Jiménez Mota after a local police officer implicated the governor of Sonora state and his associates. The organisation also says the police officer should be placed under witness protection. 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies News News MexicoAmericas Organisation May 13, 2021 Find out more to go further News Receive email alerts Reports NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say Reporters Without Borders today called on the federal authorities to relaunch the investigation into the April 2005 disappearance of journalist Alfredo Jiménez Mota of the daily El Imparcial in Hermosillo, in the northwestern state of Sonora, after a municipal police officer, Lt. Jesús Francisco Ayala Valenzuela, told the National Commission for Human Rights (CNDH) on 17 January that local authorities were involved.The press freedom organisation also urged the federal authorities to place the police officer under witness protection.“Ayala’s accusations against the associates of Sonora governor Eduardo Bours are extremely serious,” Reporters Without Borders said. “They tend to confirm the link between Jiménez’s disappearance – and probable murder – and his investigations into collusion between state officials and drug traffickers.”The press freedom organisation added: “The federal authorities cannot just forget the political dimension of this case. Governor Bours and his associates will have to explain themselves at the highest level. We also request special protection for the witness. Solving this case will be a test for the new government and its fight against impunity.”In September 2004, Jiménez wrote about the questionable release by the police of Raúl “El 9” Enriquez Parra, the head of a criminal gang known both as “Los Números” and as “Los Güeritos” (The Fair-Haired Ones) despite the fact that drugs and firearms had just been found in his car. Jiménez subsequently obtained recording of phone calls that tended to confirm the existence of links between Enriquez and the governor’s entourage. Jiménez went missing on the night of 2 April 2005 in Hermosillo as he was about to meet with one of his sources.Ayala has given two statements this month – one to the CNDH and one to the federal justice ministry (Procuraduría General de la República) – confirming Jiménez’s revelations. He also named former Navojoa police chief Luis Octavio Gastelúm Villegas (for who he worked as a driver), judicial police officers Ricardo Tapia Chan and Pedro Córdova Herrera (a friend of “El 9”), local prosecutor Abel Murrieta and Ricardo Bours (the brother of Sonora’s governor) as the people behind Jiménez’s abduction.According to the weekly Proceso, Ayala has testified that his former superior, Gastelúm Villegas, ordered a subordinate and friend, Félix Moroyoqui, to murder Jiménez and dispose of the body. An alleged hit-man for “El 9,” Moroyoqui is said to have used eight people, some of them policemen, to carry out the job.Two and a half months after Jiménez went missing, the bodies of Moroyoqui and his eight accomplices were themselves found near Ciudad Obregón on 14 May 2005, four days after they in turn had gone missing. According to Ayala, Bours and his associates had wanted to get rid off witnesses who knew too much.Ayala says he was repeatedly threatened and requested protection from Governor Bours in vain before finally fleeing and going into hiding. Jiménez’s body has never been found. RSF_en Follow the news on Mexico Help by sharing this information April 28, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

ANIMAL TALES: Kids experience exotic creatures at TPL

first_img Published 4:00 am Wednesday, June 27, 2018 By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like ANIMAL TALES: Kids experience exotic creatures at TPL By The Penny Hoarder And, the kids that were in attendance at the library’s summer program had tales to tell when they got home, “Animal Tales.”John Ham, Animal Tales naturalist, excited, thrilled and educated a packed house of eager to learn kids with a parade of rather unusual animals and told tales about each.There was a golden-eye tree frog from the Amazon, a kukle bird from Australia and a hissing cockroach from Madagascar. The kids were amazed that the four-eyed possum could use its “false” eyes as protection and that Daniel the wolf could run the distance of the room five times in three seconds. The huge boa that took four kids and Mr. Ham to hold had the kids wide-eyed and willing and eager to touch “a snake!”The Troy Kiwanis Club provided the funding to bring “Animal Tales” to the TPL’s summer program. Teresa Colvin, children’s librarian, expressed appreciation to the Kiwanians for the club’s continuing support of the library and the children’s programs. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy Dixie Boys 14U team ready for district The Troy Dixie Boys 14U baseball team advanced all the way to the World Series in 2017. After an abrupt… read more Email the author Book Nook to reopen Print Articlecenter_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Things got wild Tuesday afternoon at the Troy Public Library. Latest Stories 123PrevNextStartStop Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Daylast_img read more