Category: rrgyncyx

Toure banned for drunk driving

Toure banned for drunk driving

first_imgMANCHESTER, England (AP): Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been banned from driving for 18 months after admitting to drunk driving, despite saying he hadn’t “intentionally consumed alcohol”. Toure, who was arrested in east London on November 28, appeared in court on Monday. He was also fined US$70,000. The 33-year-old Toure is a Muslim and said yesterday in a statement on his Facebook page that he has “always refused alcohol”. The former Ivory Coast international said, “As I was above the permitted limit when tested on the night, I decided not to challenge the charge. However, it was important to me that I told the court that I had not intentionally consumed alcohol.” Toure added that “The judge in his sentencing remarks accepted that I had not been intentionally drinking.”last_img read more

LRA to Deploy Intelligence Platform for Information Sharing

LRA to Deploy Intelligence Platform for Information Sharing

first_imgA cross-section of employees with Custom Officers parade on Ganta main street.The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has commenced the deployment this year of a platform for customs intelligence that enables them to share information among customs administrations throughout the world, an LRA release has announced.In a message delivered at an program commemorating the 67th International Customs Day, Saa Saamoi, Commissioner of Customs duty complaisance, said the intelligent platform will carry on cargo tracking vessels of the potential security threat to supply chain or cargo related to fraud which undermines stable revenue collection.According to the release, this year’s celebration, which was held under the theme, “transforming frontiers into smart borders for seamless trade, travel, and transport” called for the effective ope-rationalization of SMART border which requires the cooperation of other agencies in the country.They also play a role in trade facilitation to join the LRA efforts for the simplification, standardization, and harmonization of the border, thereby collaborating with the private sector in the framework of customs to trade partnership.“Smart border is a call to duty for our customs administration to partner with other government agencies and economic operators of the private sector in pursuing the common objective of enhancing supply – chain security and efficiency based on the mutual trust and transparency,” said Commissioner Saamoi.He explained that the customs department of the Liberia Revenue Authority has already introduced a compliant trader program for over 30 businesses in Liberia, where he said Commissioner General Doe Nah has embarked on a mission to build a program of mutual trust and transparency between trade and customs in the framework of authorized economic operators.He added that a new security program in customs aimed at building the capabilities of customs to effectively combat smuggling, prevent commercial fraud and illicit trade, has begun by the LRA.According to Commissioner Saa Saamoi, the World Customs Organization (WCO), which deals with customs matters and the development of international conventions, instruments, and tools on topics such as commodity classification, valuation, rules of origin, collection of customs revenue, supply chain security, international trade facilitation, customs enforcement activities and among others.He said that as the world has already emerged into a global village with greater economic interdependence and the common threat to global security, the need for trade facilitation to move goods faster across borders and at the same time provide security of the international supply chain is the real call to duty for customs administrations.“Smart border is a direct response to the emerging complexities in trade across borders, including the unprecedented volume of transactions, security of transit and e-commerce,” he said.However, LRA Commissioner General, Thomas Doe Nah cautioned customs authorities to desist from any unlawful acts in the discharge of their duty. “I urge you to collect lawful revenue from the traders,” he said, adding, “If you were told to collect 10%, the 10% should be collected, not less or more.”Mr. Nah then called for collaboration with other agencies for smooth operations and warned against any act of smuggling, trafficking of drugs and allowing expired goods in the country.“Report all non–customs related issues to the relevant authorities and treat people fair, but be vigilant in doing your job,” he said.The celebration began with a parade on the main street of Ganta, and continued with an indoor program and climaxed with sporting activities, involving the joint security, customs brokers and the LRA staff.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Teen slapped with attempted murder charge

Teen slapped with attempted murder charge

first_imgCaboral Bailey of Vergenogen, East Bank Essequibo was on Friday arraigned before Wales Magistrate Annette Singh on a charge alleging that he had attempted to kill Keon Farley.It is alleged that on January 1, 2018, at Vergenogen, Bailey unlawfully and maliciously wounded Farley with intent to commit murder.The 19-year-old Bailey, a vendor who plies his trade at the Parika Ferry Stelling, was not allowed to plead to the indictable charge, but Magistrate Singh placed him on $200,000 bail on condition that he reports to the Leonora Police Station twice per week.This matter has been transferred before the Leonora Magistrate for March 6.last_img

GTA working with Tourism Department to develop tourism policy

GTA working with Tourism Department to develop tourism policy

first_imgThe Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), in its efforts to transform Guyana into a recognised tourist destination, has been collaborating with other organisations to develop principled guidelines which can be implemented shortly.This was related by GTA Director Brian Mullis earlier this week, when he announced that the agency is working with the Department of Tourism to create policies. This, he said, has commenced by identifying popular locations in Guyana which are frequently visited by tourists. This includes where they are coming from, where they are visiting, and some of the attractions that they participate in, which will later be used to create the Living Destination Development and Management Action Plan.“We are also actively supporting tourism strategy and policy development, and IGTA Director, Brian Mullisthink that’s where we’re most closely working on a week-in/week-out basis with the Department of Tourism, and then helping to lead the implementation of those policies related to tourism and strategies. Right now, we are working on a national strategic action plan for Destination Guyana with the Department of Tourism. We are in the process of laying the groundwork for what we’re characterising as a Living Destination Development and Management Action Plan,” Mullis said.While indicating that the capacity of the industry should be lifted to reach international standards, the GTA Director indicated that the GTA would be engaging stakeholders for a revised licensing and regulatory process.“We are responsible for raising the capacity of the industry, and we’re going to be doing so through a revised licensing and regulatory process that we’re in the process of reimagining and that we’ll be bringing out for stakeholder input here within the next several weeks, and we hope to finalise that by the end of September,” he informed.This will be linked to product development, which he believes plays a vital role in marketing and other advancements. Mullis believes that Guyana would be able to capitalise on its tourism sector if the quality of its local products is developed and marketed correctly.“It’s going to be linked into marketing benefits and our training programmes that were increasingly strengthened, based on a needs assessment that we just undertook to best understand the needs of the sector as it relates to training and certainly supporting the facilitation of product development,” the GTA Director said.“Marketing and product development have to (work) hand in hand. Product development is a form of marketing, particularly when you’re developing unique, distinctive, cultural, adventurous and nature-based experiences,” he added.last_img read more

Flyers begin second round of NPHL playoffs against Spirit River tonight

Flyers begin second round of NPHL playoffs against Spirit River tonight

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Flyers will be playing their first round of the second round of the NPHL playoffs tonight.The Flyers will be facing off against the Spirit River Rangers, who beat the Grande Prairie Athletics in six games on Saturday night. The Flyers only needed five games to defeat the Dawson Creek Senior Canucks, winning Game 5 last Thursday.The puck drops at the North Peace Arena tonight at 8:30 p.m.- Advertisement –last_img

Man arrested after attempting to drown pooch

Man arrested after attempting to drown pooch

first_imgThe dog was resuscitated with oxygen and its condition stabilized. Police arrested Purser Monday when he arrived at the veterinary hospital to pay the bill. Purser could not be located for comment. His phone number was unlisted and authorities were unsure whether he had retained an attorney. The dog was placed in the care of a police animal cruelty unit. LOS ANGELES – A man was arrested for investigation of animal cruelty after he tried to drown his dog in a bathtub for defecating on his carpet, police said Tuesday. Casey Purser, 19, was released on $45,000 bail. Purser became angry Monday after one of his two dogs, a Shih Tzu named Toby, defecated on the carpet of his Van Nuys home, police said in a statement. He then threw the dog in a bathtub and attempted to drown it, police said. A neighbor who saw the incident tried to rescue the animal, performing mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and rushing it to a local veterinary hospital, police said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Everton target Inter Milan defender as replacement for ‘Chelsea-bound’ John Stones

Everton target Inter Milan defender as replacement for ‘Chelsea-bound’ John Stones

first_img Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia 1 Everton will move for Manchester United target Andrea Ranocchia should they sell John Stones to Chelsea this summer.Stones is wanted by the Premier League champions who have reportedly bid £30m for the central defender already during this window.It has been suggested that the bid, Chelsea’s third so far, has been turned down but now, according to sources in Italy, Everton have drawn up a contingency plan in case they do sell.That is Inter Milan defender Ranocchia, who is a long-term target for United while Arsenal have also been linked with him in the past.But the 27-year-old will not come cheap as he is under contract until 2019 and remains a crucial member of the Inter first team.However Everton will have money to spend if they sell Stones and will go all out to bring in Ranocchia to replace him.last_img read more

KILCAR HONOURS THE HEROES

KILCAR HONOURS THE HEROES

first_imgDONEGAL Daily reader Martin McFadden was snappy happy as the Donegal team arrived in Kilcar.And sure wasn’t Revs man Rory Gallagher along for the craic in his hometown.Thanks for the pix Martin. You can send your snaps to info@donegaldaily.com  KILCAR HONOURS THE HEROES was last modified: September 25th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:KILCAR HONOURS THE HEROESlast_img

DONEGAL PRIMARY SCHOOL PLAY DURING HALF-TIME OF THE IRELAND V TURKEY MATCH

DONEGAL PRIMARY SCHOOL PLAY DURING HALF-TIME OF THE IRELAND V TURKEY MATCH

first_imgThe children of 5th and 6th Class of SN Glasáin, Creeslough, played at half-time in the Aviva Stadium yesterday during the Ireland v. Turkey game. The school received the exciting news on Wednesday evening after one of the parents, Patricia Browne, was informed that she had won a competition that she had entered with Aviva Insurance. Another 5th class boy Danny Toye received his first call for Donegal, and took part in the Mini Sevens at half-time in Celtic Park during the Donegal v. Derry game.The whole school community would like to congratulate all the children who participated, and may they have many happy memories of playing a part in such big sporting occasions in the years to come.Olé Olé agus Dún na nGall Abú!!DONEGAL PRIMARY SCHOOL PLAY DURING HALF-TIME OF THE IRELAND V TURKEY MATCH was last modified: May 26th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:home-page featuresnewsSportlast_img read more

Harps midfielder issues statement following departure from Finn Park

Harps midfielder issues statement following departure from Finn Park

first_imgFormer Finn Harps midfielder Raymond Foy has issued what seems to a parting shot at the club’s management with a statement on his departure from the club on his Facebook page. The club released a statement via their own website informing supporters that last season’s Player of the Year Raymond Foy has left Finn Park by mutual consent.However, Foy issued a scathing statement via his own personal Facebook page. The Castlfin native, thanked the fans for their incredible support, and also praised the players for all the efforts they’ve put in during his time at the club.But he also said going from being Player of the Year, in one of the club’s greatest seasons, to then playing a bit-part role was ‘hard to swallow’.He also says he would’ve loved to help keep the club in the division, but he is unable to do that and has now left the club. Foy posted this statement on his Facebook timeline, “Unfortunately I have decided to call it a day with Finn Harps for now. To go from player of the year in one of the greatest seasons in the clubs history to a limited role within the set up this year was hard to swallow.“I feel that in order to begin enjoying my football again I need a change as any player will know the ultimate reward after a hard week on the training pitch and in the gym is pulling on the shirt at the weekend and playing a game of football. Ultimately we can begin to forget what football is really about enjoyment and entertaining the people who pay there money to come through the gate to watch you. For me it is the ultimate compliment when a working man, women or young kid put a night aside which is dedicated to coming and watching you play football at their own expense. “I want to thank all the players there is a group there in which a majority are local lads and they togetherness within the group is fantastic. The harps fans are fantastic in their support both home and away and I would also like to thanks them. “I would have loved to help the team, club and the fans on the pitch to help the club stay in the division were they belong unfortunately I was unable to do that. Every morning is a new dawn and I will move on to another chapter in my life. ‪#‎UTHHarps midfielder issues statement following departure from Finn Park was last modified: August 19th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:finn harpsFinn ParkMidfieldernewsPOTYRaymond FoySportlast_img read more