Archive for June, 2009

Garcia notes that this year we have completed the 16,100 statements

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

75% of the statements presented have been through Internet

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Inmaculada García, today visited accompanied by the Director General of Taxes and Regional Financing, Miguel Angel Blanes, Platform Support for the declaration of income, in the old Colegio Mayor Ruiz de Alda.

Garcia stressed that "even today the last day, there is tranquility and contentment because taxpayers have moved forward and not wait until last minute to do their homework.

In addition, there has been a 11% increase over 2008, with regard to the statements. "

The Minister of Economy and Finance, noted that "the regional government and state agencies are betting heavily on new technologies, a reflection of the returns filed through the Internet, amounting to 75% of those presented in this platform.

"This year we reached the 16,100, up 11.5% over 2008, which 12,000 were submitted through the Internet."

"The new technologies are fully implemented in our tax portal, this allows security, safety, and also from a financial standpoint, earlier repayment in cases where it is deemed" said Garcia.

Source: CARM

The precautionary measures remain in the Segura basin behind the worrying developments in the last 2 months

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

The Board of urban water supply guarantees and maintains the limited water rights to 75% of the concession

The Governing Board of the Hydrographic Confederation of Segura (CHS) met today to address several issues, including analyzing the hydrological situation Segura Basin ahead of the summer irrigation season, having found that the data indicate that, since last May, contributions to the reservoirs have suffered a drastic drop, so that the basin is situated in a pre-alert level, while the Leader of the Tagus and has once again reached the level of alert, indicators according to Special Action Plan on Drought Situation adopted March 21, 2007.

This negative trend of the indicators of drought has come to corroborate the need to continue with measures of prudence in desembalsando for irrigation and environmental flow established in April by the CHS, the month in which the parameters indicated that it could be leaving the grave situation which crossed the river, something which has not been confirmed during the past two months.

Currently, the reservoirs in the Segura Basin hectometres stored 379 (hm 3)-about 33 percent of its total capacity – of which 249 hm 3 correspond to resources of the basin, considerably better than last year, which had hm3 245 and 91 respectively.

This will meet the hydrological year 2009-2010 in a better position than the last four, although the drop from the month of May, forced to take the necessary precautions.

In light of this, the Board of Governors of the CHS has shown that urban water supply is guaranteed, while for the irrigation of the basin, has approved a new scheme for the last three months of the hydrological year (July-September) -irrigation season very important in the Segura Basin – which consist of a constant from desembalsando Ojós dam of about 5 cubic meters per second (m3 / s) but can rise up to 6 m3 / s to meet demands urgent specific periods.

In the Vega Baja is also expected to take water from the treatment plant and Battery Murcia Strategic Surveys, which has been shut down during the autumn and winter to recharge the aquifer, and will have a functioning system of 50 percent .

As redotación of circulating flows down the river, the Vega Baja also receive a maximum of 8 hm3 drain from the bottom of La Pedrera and 12 Siphon hm3 from Orihuela.

Also, maintaining the reduction of nominal tariffs, commercial use, 75 percent of its value concession, proceeding to the precinct of deposits that equal or exceed the threshold.

In addition, the CHS will continue its program of monitoring scrupulous desembalsando with the goal that all water users receive their fair share, valuing the good collaboration that are paying irrigators to deal with the complicated situation Segura Basin Since all these measures are taken by consensus.

Source: CHS

Juan Carlos Ruiz: "Given our commitment to the pact, the PSRM is unable to claim anything to Zapatero"

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

popular spokesman says the PSRM "has shunned any possibility of an agreement"

Juan Carlos Ruiz, "The hand of the Popular Party has always been stretched and will remain"

Regrets that the PSRM has shown again that "a socialist before Murcia"

The spokesman of the Popular Group, Juan Carlos Ruiz, said today that given the "clear" People's Party will come to an agreement with the opposition to create a 'common front' to fight for the interests of the Region of Murcia The PSRM he was "unable to claim anything from the government of José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero."

Juan Carlos Ruiz regretted "profound" that the Socialists of the Region of Murcia "have sought all kinds of excuses for not achieving a great deal."

He pointed out that the arguments of the socialist spokesman, Pedro Saura, "fall on their own feet as they say in the Regional Assembly has not spoken of crisis and dependence can only arise from the pressures that Mr. Saura received from Madrid" .

In this regard, he referred to the findings of the Employment Committee which listed 21 measures for job creation and the various appearances of President Valcárcel to talk "exclusively" for the crisis and to propose new measures to fight against it.

"This is another missed opportunity of the PSOE in the Region of Murcia to show that before Murcia Socialists are not expecting anything but those who repeatedly are outside the company claims Murcia."

Still, the popular spokesman explained, "Our hand is stretched out in case you decide to join Murcia socialists in the defense of the Region of Murcia."

The motion presented by the Popular Party was being discussed this morning at the General Affairs Committee and the European Union in the Assembly was based on creating a common front to defend the interests of the region with the Government of the Nation .

Popular spokesman believes that the failure of the Socialist Group in the vote on the same is "another demonstration of Murcia socialists are unwilling to claim anything Zapatero and prefer to be obedient to the discipline that marked from the street Ferraz ".

PP's proposal is consistent with the proposal made by the president drive past Valcárcel Debate on the State of the Region and to address issues related to water, regional financing and infrastructure "and socialists face accepted the gallery. "

The text adopted by the votes of the Popular Party includes the defense of the Tajo-Segura and Ebro transfer recovery, the demand for a High Speed Train High Performance and not connected through Cieza with Madrid, and third way Mediterranean freight corridor and the need for recognition and compensation of debts accumulated by the population growth.

Source: PP Región de Murcia

42 universities competing to propose the idea of more innovative and creative business to win the contest I University Entrepreneur EOI

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

The winner of the competition to win € 6,000, free stay for a year or CEEIC CEEIM to advance to the national stage

Students of the UMU, UCAM and UPCT start in the European Business and Innovation of Murcia and Cartagena its formative stage, with 68 teaching hours

Forty-two university in the Region of Murcia from the three universities in the region I hope to win the EOI University Entrepreneur Competition, a contest promoted by the Ministry of Universities, Business and Research, through the Instituto de Fomento Region de Murcia .

For now, the participants began training yesterday to develop their business plans, course offered by the Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI), an agency under the Ministry of Industry, where will the regional winner and representative of the national phase.

The 42 participants are divided into three courses organized according to university sources, who are teaching in European Business and Innovation of Murcia and Cartagena, and CEEIC CEEIM respectively.

Of students, 18 are from the University of Murcia, 14 Catholic University 10, Polytechnic University of Cartagena.

Students who are participating in the training course are attending their junior or senior year of their degree, are third grade students or graduates who do not exceed two academic years since I made at the time of the end of the competition.

The contest invites EOI for the first time in the Region of Murcia and is organized by the Business School of the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce, and promoted in our region by the Ministry of Universities, Business and Research, through the Institute of Development.

It also has the support of the Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo, the three universities in the region, CROEM and the College of Economists of the Region of Murcia.

This contest, which seeks to identify potential college students with entrepreneurial and innovative business initiatives, is an action which is part of the regional action plan, led by the Ministry of Universities, Business and Research, which aims to promote entrepreneurial culture Murcia society and support the creation and consolidation of new companies.

In this case, from the Institute of Development has supported the conduct of this Contest University, aware of the great importance of universities in creating new business vocations within their university community.

The training part includes 68 hours on average per student teaching, with a face phase, which is coupled with a proposal on-line, while the material being taught is related to strategy, marketing, finance, creativity and development of a business plan, as this competition will impact on what it sees as the keys to business success, consistent leadership, innovation and creativity.

In choosing the winner will assess the business plan developed by each contestant during the contest as well be considered the most viable business idea, creative and innovative.

The organization plans to select three works, one porcada participating university, where will the entrepreneurial university winner who will win € 6,000, with a loan from the Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo, plus a free stay for a year or CEEIC CEEIM .

Both Business and Innovation Centres, tools of the Ministry of Universities, Business and Research to support entrepreneurs from Murcia, actively participating in this Contest, but mostly play a key role at the conclusion, as it will provide coverage and assistance to the university that after his participation in it decide to set up your business.

Since the BIC will be offered support for the creation of your business and your temporary accommodation in their business incubators, which is essential to promote the consolidation of these new businesses.

Source: Dpto. Comunicación CEEIM

Saura follows with outstretched hand and still hopes to reach a political agreement on major key issues for the Region

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Socialist leader believes that the PP lacks ambition to talk about the main issue of concern to the Murcia: unemployment and the economic crisis

The general secretary and spokesman PSRM-PSOE Socialist parliamentary group, Pedro Saura, said today at the end of the General Affairs Committee held in the Regional Assembly that "still hopes to reach a wide political agreement with the PP in the affairs Key to the Region. "

Saura said that since PSOE "is still reaching out to claim the city but also to fight against the economic crisis and unemployment that is a major priority for Murcia and Murcia."

Saura found that the PP has lacked ambition and criticized that "shrug" to fight this economic crisis that unfortunately is harder in the Region of Murcia.

"We are willing to talk about everything and everyone, to address all issues of concern to the citizens of regional funding, historic debt, water, infrastructure, but we also want to reach a big deal out of this crisis."

The socialist leader understands that the PP does not want to discuss the initiative presented by the PSOE in the Regional Assembly to bring the House of Representatives defending the Tajo-Segura transfer.

"Which raises the PP is going in the right direction, but it is insufficient for the problems of the above Murcia."

Therefore, "we continue to hand out, to be ambitious, and for our companies to stop being embarrassed and stop having financial problems."

In this regard he added that "a great disadvantage in the region is that most companies here are destroyed, close more autonomous and more jobs are destroyed," he said.


IU Valcárcel accused of "worry" about the increase of young people at risk of exclusion Murcia social

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

The head of the UI Social Policy in the Region, Worship Peñas, accused the president of the Autonomous Community, Ramón Luis Valcárcel, of showing "indifference" to the rise of youth at risk of social exclusion due to the economic crisis.

Peñas was speaking after meeting the profile of people who come to Caritas for help are no longer mainly immigrants or transients, but young people between 20 and 40 who have failed at school and have a dependent child .

He said it is necessary to carry out a diagnosis of poverty in the Region of Murcia to reflect "the reality" of the current situation, based, in its view, an increase of social exclusion because of "failure" of a socio-economic model linked to speculation.

In this regard, he referred to young Murcia between 18 and 25 who dropped out before the housing boom and now are without jobs and skills, and hard to deal with the crisis.

"In this situation, it is unacceptable that Valcárcel to state in the Debate About the State of the Region Murcia is among the communities that have suffered under the effects of economic crisis," said Peña.

He also criticized the PP click "ignore" to the proposed IU + Greens to improve care for people living in poverty, and to the motions filed by his training in the municipalities, in order to meet the needs of the most disadvantaged.

Source: IU Región de Murcia

Pujante believe that the unanimous adoption of resolutions in the Committee on Regional Financing is "a very positive step"

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

The regional deputy UI + Greens, José Antonio Pujante, said today that the unanimous adoption of the resolutions submitted to the Special Committee on Regional Financing is "a very positive step to defend the interests of the region."

Thriving, chairman of that Commission, indicated that the unanimous support will enable the region most strongly defend their objectives for regional funding, as the need for the new system includes mechanisms for automatic updating of the population.

Among the approved proposals include many of IU + Greens, such as referring to the creation of funds finalists for the autonomous communities with lower per capita income under the Partnership Fund.

He said about those items would be used to promote research, development and innovation (R + D + i) and the promotion of public housing for rent.

Source: IURM

Inmaculada García was pleased that all groups recognize Assembly Historical Debt

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

"The agreement approved by the Special Committee on the regional financing system strengthens the position of Regional Government in the face of negotiation and sets out the positions we have been advocating"

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Inmaculada García has shown his satisfaction "with the agreement of all political groups in the Assembly Special Committee on Regional Autonomy System Financing, which has agreed on a document database with the criteria for adoption of a new model. "

"The regional government, the minister said," that is whose turn it is negotiating with the Central Government wants to thank the political groups the effort to reach a consensus on this important issue, agreement that strengthens our negotiating position " .

To Inmaculada García, "This document reflects the position taken right from the start by this Government, including reference to the historic debt, both as infrastructure financing, which is a great achievement for the defense of common interests.

In addition, explicit support for the new funding model expressly guaranteeing the convergence of our funding per capita to the national average.

The Minister has appreciated the fact that the agreement refers specifically to the consideration of the population and its evolution as a fundamental variables of the model, as well as qualified people, the dependent school-age population, the population aged 65 years, and the reality of immigration.

Garcia has said that "it is important that all groups share the need to adopt a model in which, as has been advocating the regional government, prime inter-regional solidarity and equality among all the Spanish, which recognizes people as main variable of the model, it is people who receive public services and benefits, not the territories, which has a special consideration to the adjusted population, school-age population over 65 years, and the immigrant population, which applicants are net social benefits that ensure the financial autonomy and sufficiency of resources of the Autonomous Communities, which respects the multilateral negotiations in the model, a system is applicable to all autonomous communities of common and does not create or enshrine discrimination Autonomous Communities of first, second and third, depending on proximity to the Central Government policy. "

Source: CARM

The PP claims the "electric rate hikes" of the Socialist Government

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

José Gabriel Ruiz claims that with the liberalization of the sector will produce a 2% rise in the price of light

Warns that this new surge "is going to harm again to the most disadvantaged families and the middle classes"

Consumer associations criticize the lack of information and obscurantism of the Ministry of Industry

Sector Deputy Secretary of the Popular Party of the Region of Murcia, José Gabriel Ruiz, has alleged that the Socialist government will implement an actual electric rate hikes. "

PP Deputy Secretary explained that the process of electricity sector liberalization undertaken by the Government and that tomorrow, July 1, comes into force, affecting more than 850,000 families in the Region of Murcia, which will see increases the electricity bill by 2%.

Ruiz has criticized this liberalization, instead of introducing competition to reduce the price of electricity, will mean in reality a "rate hikes."

He has also said that this new increase puts our country at the top of the price of electricity from neighboring countries, while recalled that "with the governments of the PP price of electricity fell by 20%."

Deputy Secretary of PP added that "from tomorrow we will increase by 2% of electricity tariffs for every household, which adds to the rise in fuel tax and the ongoing threats increase in other taxes by the Socialist government. "

In a press conference, the head of the PP has said that the meeting held this morning with leaders of consumer organizations UCE and Thader any, they have moved their discomfort by obscurantism shown by the Ministry of Industry in this process.

"The rate of last resort, that sets out the Government to serve as a model for electric utilities, was presented today at the last minute.

To date we have not known what will be the amount we pay. "

José Gabriel Ruiz has stressed that this must be added the continuing increases in electricity rates that have supported families with Zapatero's government.

"We had record, according to the report submitted by the College of Industrial Engineers in the Region of Murcia, that in the past six months has increased the price of electricity in more than 20%" and has insisted that the bill electricity has increased by 40% since the Zapatero government. "

The deputy secretary of the PP pointed out that electricity is a commodity we consume all regardless of economic capacity, so that "it is an indiscriminate increase returns to punish the poorest families and middle class."


Moreover, Ruiz has criticized the social bond has been established to freeze the increase in electricity tariffs for low consumption in practice just goes to benefit the families.

"This social bond applies only to powers below 3kw / h, which does not support even a ceramic hob."

To this must be added that "it is a power that can not be hired because since 2002 the low voltage regulation requires that at least hire 5.5 kw / h in a home."

Therefore, "only going to be able to apply to homes or homes with fitting tools, and not a normal family home."

For this reason, the deputy secretary has been committed as well have asked them to consumer representatives, to demand that the social bond is appropriate to the circumstances they are facing families today, to increase the power and linked to income levels, in order to avoid unfair situations.

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On the other hand, the presidents of UCE and Thader, Peter James and Jane Doe, have criticized the darkness and lack of information by the Ministry of Industry.

Thus, Peter James has stated that "the Spanish families are uninformed by the liberalization process, causing confusion and chaos."

Responsible for the UCE, "it is regrettable that a process that began with the argument that it would lower the price of finished energy bill a burden on citizens and uncertainty about the receipt and all made to backs of consumers. "

In addition, Jane Smith has suggested that this process has not respected the basic right of consumers to have information.

The president stressed that Thader "have raised the price of electricity and has not changed anything."

"The truth is we can not enter the market and say what is the cheapest company because there is no competition."

In this situation, the head of Thader has recommended to users who do nothing and wait to receive various offers from marketers to see which is the most interested.

Source: PP Región de Murcia

Many courses at the University of Mar put the full lineup of three months prior to the event

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

When the Universidad Internacional del Mar has just begun his career almost, having developed only three of the 51 courses scheduled for this year are already several courses that have hung the full lineup of the 2009 International Ocean University, among them "Art and Science of Navigation" and "Scientific Diving course, two of the oldest of the Sea International University and the" family business: Challenges and Opportunities ", all held in Cartagena .

The fact is most striking when we consider that not take place until next September.

Summer courses organized by the University of Murcia, with 26 editions under his belt, and constitute a landmark in the landscape of summer courses Spanish universities.

This 2009 edition brings together the most diverse fields of knowledge and many renowned specialists.

One feature of these courses is to diversify across regional geography.

This year will be 19 municipalities that host these courses in Murcia: Abarán, Aguilas, Alhama, Blanca, Cartagena, Cehegín, Cieza, Jumilla, La Union, Lorca, Los Alcazares, Mazarron Molina de Segura, Murcia, San Javier, San Pedro del Pinatar, Santomera Totana Yecla.

Source: Universidad de Murcia