* Data updated as of February 24, 2020 As reported by El Mundo in its web edition, A judge has accused Marcelo for driving without points exceeding the speed limits. According to the newspaper, the left side of Real Madrid drove without points on the M-12 motorway at 134 kilometers per hour in a section limited to 120. It is not the first time that violates the rules.This information indicates that the court of Alcobendas has summoned this morning the footballer as investigatedfor a crime against road safety after being intercepted on December 19 in the vicinity of the sports city of Valdebebas aboard an Audi S8. Sources close to Marcelo, consulted by El Mundo, allege that he did not know that he had lost the points. LaLiga Santander This is a new chapter of Marcelo with the Spanish justice, since the Tax Agency has already investigated him for the taxation of his image rights. In fact, he was reported for a tax offense and for which The Brazilian accepted a sentence of four months in prison and the payment of a fine that amounted to 753,624.9 euros.The court has communicated the following: “The Court of Instruction No. 3 of Alcobendas, after taking a statement today as investigated as Real Madrid player Marcelo Vieira, for the alleged commission of a crime against road safety (driving without points on the license and speeding) will fix for the next dates of the month of March an appearance, regulated by article 779.5 of the Lecrim, in the course of which, and according to the request of the Prosecutor, the current preliminary proceedings will be transformed into a rapid trial (since during the appearance of today the investigator has acknowledged the facts) or it will continue through the ordinary process. “
The Canadian Ambassador accredited to Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire has commended the environmental group, Society for the Conservation of Nature (SCNL) for its resolve to promote sustainable forest management in Liberia. Ambassador Patricia McCullagh said SCNL’s commitment to protect Liberia’s forests will help in the fight against climate change. The Canadian Ambassador made the statement recently when she paid a courtesy call on the management of SCNL in Congo Town, near Monrovia. Amb. McCullagh expressed her government’s happiness to support SCNL’s work through the Canadian Ambassador Grant of US$18,000 to work with forest communities in Liberia.SCNL is already benefitting from the Canadian Ambassador Grant, she said, and pledged continuous support to initiatives that will enhance the fight against climate change worldwide. SCNL’s Executive Director, Michael Garbo, lauded the Canadian government for the support and described the Ambassador’s visit to SCNL as the demonstration of true partnership between Canada and Liberia. Garbo said the Canadian grant is being implemented in seven of Liberia’s nine biodiversity hotspots. “SCNL will always work with local and international institutions to promote conservation through community based initiatives, where we educate people on sustainable forest governance,” Mr. Garbo said. “I can assure you that with the level of support your government and friendly organizations are giving SCNL, we will positively engage the youth, chiefs, elders and other stakeholders to work together and ensure that our country’s forests are protected for the benefit of all.” The SCNL is one of the lead campaigners for sustainable forest management and was instrumental in ensuring that the Gola Forest National Park Act was passed into law by the Legislature on September 21.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
A man who stole a water pump, among other items, was on Friday sentenced to eight weeks imprisonment by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan when he stood before her on Friday.Krishna Singh who has no fixed place of adobe admitted to stealing the articles.The court heard that the 42-year-old man, while he was at Lot 126 Hadfield Street, Georgetown, stole one water pump valued $10,000, one 50-foot water hose valued $5000 and two tarpaulins valued $10,000 – a total value of $27,000 and the property of Pamela DeSantos.Facts presented to the court revealed that on the day in question, the accused unlawfully entered into the Virtual Complainant’s yard which was secured by a mesh and zinc fence. He later collected the above mentioned items before making good his escape.However, he was subsequently arrested after the victim reported the matter to the Police. The items were never recovered.Unrepresented by legal counsel, Singh told the court “I went to pick pear leave at the fence, I don’t know what they talking about,” when he tried to defend himself.Nevertheless, he was fined $25,000 or by default, he will have to spend eight weeks in prison.Further, he told the Magistrate that he does not “have nobody” to post bail.
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ASNELLES-SUR-MER, France – American and British veterans marked the 62nd anniversary of the D-Day landings Tuesday with ceremonies and talks to schoolchildren about the invasion that changed the course of World War II. Hundreds of relatives and others joined at least two dozen veterans to remember the June 6, 1944, invasion on Normandy’s beaches that helped free France – and much of Europe – from Nazi Germany’s grip. Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge laid a wreath along with the U.S. ambassador to France at the American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, where thousands of crosses and Stars of David mark soldiers’ graves on a finely groomed lawn. At Utah Beach, where thousands of Americans stormed ashore, about 150 people gathered for a ceremony to honor veterans from the 101st Airborne Division under blue skies. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2“The weather wasn’t like this 62 years ago,” recalled Bill Thornan, 86, who landed on a nearby beach on D-Day and was among more than a dozen American veterans at the ceremony in Saint-Marie du Mont. Others remembered how the airborne drop by the 101st went awry for some American parachutists: They landed behind German lines, but outside the planned drop zones. “I remember insulting the pilot of our plane because he didn’t drop us in the right area,” recalled Jack Dickson, 83. He also said the anniversary is an important time to reflect. “I hope I’ll be here next year to send this message to future generations: Never forget the horror of war – and never forget that men died on these Normandy beaches to free the world.” U.S. reservists – including some who served in Iraq and Afghanistan – took part in commemorative parachute jumps Sunday and Monday ahead of the anniversary. “It’s a very special day in history, when the United States, with the British and the Canadians, outfoxed the Nazis,” U.S. Ambassador Craig Stapleton told The Associated Press. “Any American who has come to the beaches of Normandy, or any of our cemeteries in Europe, goes back with a different perspective on what Americans have done in Europe.” A new, $25 million visitors center is to open on D-Day next year at the Colleville-sur-Mer cemetery to detail events surrounding the D-Day invasion, Stapleton said. He said about 1.4 million people visit the U.S. cemetery every year. About 1,000 people attended an official D-Day ceremony Tuesday in Asnelles-sur-Mer, part of Gold Beach, where British soldiers came ashore. The site of the official anniversary alternates between the U.S. and British landing zones every year, Stapleton said. French Veterans Minister Hamlaoui Mekachera called the invasion, which bore the codename Operation Overlord, one of the greatest events in history. Speaking at the ceremony, he praised the “brothers-in-arms” from eight countries – the United States, Belgium, Britain, Canada, France, Poland, the Netherlands and Norway – who died “to defend the cause of freedom.” In the early morning, a few veterans from Britain’s 231st Infantry Brigade went to Gold Beach to remember lost friends and talk to villagers and schoolchildren about their experiences. “It’s very moving to be here,” said 87-year-old Ken Ewing. “To see this beach where many friends lost their lives gives me the chills and makes me think we should never forget; we must never forget.” A dozen schoolchildren read poems they wrote for the occasion. Children asked such questions as “Were you afraid?” “I am very moved to be with them,” said Laura Guyon, 11. “These older gentleman were crying when they were on the beach.”160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!