Archive for May, 2010

Press release of Alejandro Valverde in relation to the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Monday, May 31st, 2010

In this day has been known the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, in relation to appeals by the UCI and WADA, seeking to impose a penalty on Alejandro Valverde for a doping violation, and nullify all results obtained since 2004.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has acknowledged that all the victories won by Alejandro Valverde has been based on fair play and, in any case, those victories were obtained through use of prohibited practices, which is confirmed for Alejandro Valverde, possibly the most controlled sport in the world, has never failed a doping test.

This court has imposed a penalty on Alejandro Valverde's two-year suspension, beginning on January 1, 2010.

This sanction we consider totally unfair and unlawful, and therefore communicate that will appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal, Switzerland and the highest judicial body whose decisions are appealed to the European Court of Human Rights.

On the other hand, and the press release issued by the UCI in relation to the withdrawal of the results obtained from the 1st of January 2010, is clearly erroneous because the arbitration award (paragraph 19.14) has decided to keep all results obtained by Alejandro Valverde until today, as it has been established cleaning Alejandro Valverde in all races he has participated.

Source: Prensa Alejandro Valverde

Experts in Spain Yecla in Murcia and address the future of graphic documentation of rock art

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Representatives of academic institutions, specialized companies and government will meet on 4 and 5 June at the first seminar on the subject

The Graphic Documentation Seminar I Rock Art, organized by the Directorate General of Fine Arts and Cultural Heritage, will take place on 4 and 5 June in the archaeological museum and Yecla Murcia, respectively.

The meeting will bring together some fifty experts to address the immediate future application of new technologies in this field.

The Director of Fine Arts and Cultural Heritage, Enrique Ujaldón, which presented the activity together with the coordinator of the seminar, Miguel San Nicolas, and the Councillor for Culture of Yecla, María Concepción Palao, said that "the seminary has had a major power call. "

Ujaldón emphasized that "there has been nothing like it in Europe" and that "there is an academic seminar to use."

One of the main objectives of the meeting of experts will get a graphical documentation protocol rock art, according to the needs of the relevant authorities.

According to the CEO during these two days will meet in the Region of Murcia "renowned scholars in the world of rock art, come from different Spanish and foreign universities, as well as" representatives of the various administrations, both national as the regional, they have in their hands the management of rock art in Spain and other countries "to work on the possibilities of implementing new digital imaging technologies.

These experts include the presence of responsible Rock Art World Heritage Centre of UNESCO, Nuria Sanz, who will inaugurate the seminar on day 4 at 9 am.

Also attended by representatives of 10 Spanish universities of Durham and members of the National Museum of Natural Sciences, the Higher Council for Scientific Research, Instituto Andaluz del Patrimonio Histórico, Instituto Cultural Heritage of Spain, the Centro de Estudios de Prehistoria and Rock Art of the Region of Murcia and the International Institute for Prehistoric Research Cantabria, among others.

The event will attend, also members of different companies in charge of new technologies applied to rock art, which will present the latest developments in this field.

Emphasizes in this regard the incorporation of Marble Technology Center of the Region of Murcia, under the Ministry of Universities and Research Company, which has advanced technology that can be applied to the paintings as the archaeological excavations.

The center, which is responsible for scanning the site of San Esteban, has, in the words of the coordinator of the seminar with a technology "spectacular", which "allows us to see what's under the ground without digging."

Molina said that "whereas before it could take a year and a half to make plans for a cave, you can now do in one hour."

Moreover, the importance of this technology, as explained Ujaldón, lies not only in the possibilities open to scientific study and documentation of rock art shelters, but the knowledge that enables them, in many cases located in places almost inaccessible by the public.

The first day of the seminar will enable a room at the Archaeological Museum of Murcia where participants will learn in three dimensions some of the coats most important rock art.

While the second day will be held an internship at the Reception Centre of Mount Arabia, Yecla, from three-dimensional laser scanning performed in Songs of the visor from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and Technology Center marble and practices of digital image processing of rock art and video and aerial photography.

The seminar will be completed on Sunday June 6 visits to the Regional Centre of Rock Art 'Casa Cristo' by Moratalla, the coats of Cieza Palaeolithic art, the cave-pit of the Serreta in Cieza and Well in Calasparra.

The whole Mediterranean Basin rock art in the Iberian Peninsula was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998.

In this regard, the Region of Murcia has more than a hundred coats of rock art.

Source: CARM

Managing Director Murciano Health Service participates in the fifth week Verde

Monday, May 31st, 2010

The managing director of the Health Service of Murcia, José Antonio Alarcon, with the managing director of West Murcia Area I, Manuel Alcaraz, today visited a table under the theme 'Take care of your health care environment', change mercury to digital thermometers while raising awareness about passive smoking, will Cooximetry (measurement of carbon monoxide levels) and determine the lung age smokers and nonsmokers.

Green Week coincides with the celebration of World No Snuff on May 31 and World Environment Day on 5 June.

Source: CARM

The missionary Murcia, Francisco Lerma, is consecrated Bishop of Mozambique Guru

Monday, May 31st, 2010

On the day the Church celebrates the feast of the Holy Trinity, May 30, Episcopal Ordination took place in Maputo, Mozambique, the Consolata missionary Fr

Francisco Lerma, a native of El Palmar (Murcia), and has exercised his priestly ministry in this land for forty years, and now appointed by the Holy Father as pastor of the Church of guru.

Lerma Bishop has given his life in this country, in its evangelizing mission.

In these decades has contributed in a special way to develop their own culture from the study and research in anthropology, sociology, linguistics and culture of the peoples of the Mozambican nation, becoming a reference for knowledge of this country, according to acknowledged by the Ambassador of Spain in Mozambique, which served as studies and publications of P.

Lerma to approach a more comprehensive understanding of the African country when he was appointed ambassador.

The celebration of consecration of Bishop Lerma took place in the Cathedral of the Mozambican capital, Maputo, chaired by the President of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique, Bishop Lucio Andrice, accompanied by thirteen bishops, among whom was the Bishop of our diocese, Bishop Lorca Planes.

It is remarkable the presence in this celebration of all the bishops who make up the Episcopal Conference in this country.

Amid a festive atmosphere, typical of the African liturgy, Bishop Lerma has ratified its response to the Lord's call to serve the Church, to which he devoted his life mission, to a poor church that looks to the future hope com .

The issue that has accompanied Murcia Bishop Lerma in this important moment of his life was headed by Bishop Lorca Planes, along with family members and some villagers of El Palmar and priests of our diocese, including some this hamlet of Murcia.

His sister, Fina Lerma, wearing the traditional Spanish tile and blanket at the turn of thanks and on behalf of his family, he said, referring to his brother that "Mozambique is in your heart and in ours, their new land is our earth and its inhabitants our family. "

Lerma Bishop thanked also the presence of the nation's foremost authorities, among which was the President of Parliament.

A truly endearing moment of this holiday was the meeting with a large group of missionaries from Murcia, religious and laity who serve in their respective communities and proudly bearing the name of our region throughout this country.

One by one they were greeted personally by the Bishop of Cartagena, expressing his joy to have him among them, and taking advantage to share his missionary experience in these African lands.

The Bishop, meanwhile, were encouraged to pursue this mission and wished them poderles see soon for our diocese, in his well-deserved days off.

One of the greatest joys has meant to those who accompanied Bishop Lerma has been able to visit some places and tasks which the new bishop has developed its work.

The people of Murcia has contributed and helped carry out many of these large projects.

The Mozambican many expressed appreciation to our region these days is a sign of ecclesial communion for years has also materialized in continuous financial support to them.

The Church of Cartagena is pleased by this event, while you want the new ministry of Bishop Lerma fruitful, and may God continue to bless his evangelical work among these people.

Source: Diócesis de Cartagena

ERDF Murcia will run the SIO to patients with a rare disease

Monday, May 31st, 2010

In the coming days and 902 18 17 25 anyone who wants to enter into consultations on rare diseases.

The social worker recently hired by the Spanish Federation for Rare Diseases in Murcia has had the opportunity to undertake a training cycle in the reference state of care for people with rare disorders and their families, which can be started in the Region of Murcia Information Service and Orientation (SIO).

The social worker will join the professional team in charge of this program in different communities where ERDF delegation.

Murcia ERDF would like to thank Star Mayoral, ERDF social worker for the excellent coordination of this project.

What is WIS?

The Information and Guidance Service on Rare Diseases (SIO) is a unique service in Spain.

It involves the largest thermometer in the situation of people affected by rare diseases and their families in Spain.

The SIO seeks to answer two of the needs expressed by affected families and health professionals: lack of information on rare diseases (RD) and isolation suffered by the affected.

It is a service that works with a database at national level that allows us to create networks of patients, breaking the chain of isolation and loneliness scatter found and, moreover, is the channel of information and support to this group .

What gives?

* Provide information and resources collected from the patients themselves.

To do this, Federer has implemented a national database accessible to the ERDF technical treatment utmost confidentiality.

WIS thus acts as an information and documentation.

* Cushions the impact of the diagnosis, the fear of lack of treatment and uncertainty of misinformation.

In many cases the professionals attending the service performed following the process, containment and emotional support.

* Move the needs and demands of those affected and their families to the Public Administration.

Lanza studies and proposals from people's own experiences.

Source: FEDER Murcia

Transport and logistics experts meet to boost growth and competitiveness of the sector in the Region

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Public Works organized a day of work aimed at experts from leading regional companies in the logistics sector, professional associations and government

The results will contribute to developing a strategic plan developed for the Community to improve the competitiveness of the sector

The Directorate General for Transport and Ports, in collaboration with the Instituto de Fomento Region de Murcia, today hosted the Conference on 'Transport and Logistics of the Region', a working meeting which brought together dozens of experts, In order to boost growth and competitiveness in this strategic sector of the regional economy.

The director general of Transport and Ports, Carmen Sandoval, explained that "the results of this meeting, participatory and dynamic, will contribute to the development of Community strategic plan being developed to improve business competitiveness of logistics and transport sector in the Region Murcia. "

Throughout the day were several workshops, where we analyzed the factors affecting the transport sector in the Community, a series of proposals for the adaptation of infrastructure and logistic services to the future needs of the business.

This meeting was attended by experts from companies, business associations, road transport and logistics, as well as representatives of public administrations and agencies, both state and regional, which provided solutions and suggestions for developing the strategic plan of the Region.

Sandoval said that "thanks to this initiative on all transport-related agents will contribute to the development of this plan that will make the companies more competitive community organizations, as well as enhance economic growth in the region."

Source: CARM

Culture published a double album with the work of fourteen composers Murcia

Monday, May 31st, 2010

is the result of the conference on Music in the Region of Murcia, held in October in the Auditorium and Center 'Victor Villegas'

The Director General for Cultural Promotion, Antonio Martínez, today introduced the double album 'CIMMA: Murcia composers and music creation' with the work of fourteen musicians Murcia and edited by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

This work is the result of the Conference on Music in the Region of Murcia held in the Auditorium and Congress Center 'Victor Villegas' in October 2009, organized by the Association of Music Composers and researchers in the Region Murcia (ICMM).

The presentation was attended by the president of this corporation, Javier Artaza, and composer, Sixto Herrero.

Martinez said the conference reflected "about the state of music in the Region as well as its dissemination, which is the goal of this recording."

The first disc, with the rapids István Isaac piano, was recorded live at Room A of the Auditorium and Congress Center 'Victor Villegas' and offers a taste of music for piano Murcia along the twentieth century beginning of the century.

The play shows in seven parts, from the 40's to the same 2009, both stylistic and conceptual evolution of the piano writing in Murcia.

The second disc is played by the group 'CIMMA 2.0', headed by Sixto Herrero and was recorded later in the Study of the Music Conservatory of Murcia.

The group was created by the Association gives its name and its goal is to become as stable group intended for the playing of Murcia.

Here it offers another character, in which the seven musical pieces are newly created by composers born in Murcia or whose musical career is undeniably linked to the region.

The composers involved in the double disc are: Mario Medina, Jose Aguera, César Cánovas, J.

García Escudero, Anton Roch, Julian Santos, Miguel Franco, Roque Baños, David Mora, Jose Angel Pacheco, Roberto Sancasto, Juan Martin Garrido, Sixto Herrero, Javier Artaza.

The double-disc has a circulation of 1,000 copies and priced at 12 euros.

Source: CARM

The Minister for Social Policy attends to the full Board tomorrow Territorial Unit

Monday, May 31st, 2010

The Minister of Social Policy, Women and Migration, Joaquín Bascuñana, attends morning in Madrid (at 11:30 am, Ministry of Health and Social Policy, Paseo del Prado, 18-20) to the full Board meeting Territorial System for Autonomy and Care for Dependency.

Among the items on the agenda are issues such as changing the scale of assessment, criteria for allocating appropriations to finance the agreed level for the period 2010-2013 and the extraordinary measures taken to reduce the public deficit related to the implementation of Law Unit.

Source: CARM

The PP PSOE accused of not wanting to agreements to improve the situation of workers in the field and look for revenue only electoral

Monday, May 31st, 2010

Mariano Garcia criticized the inconsistency of the PP and now calls the same as what he voted against two years ago

The head of the Socialist Group Jobs, Mariano Garcia, criticized the Popular Parliamentary Group has been round to his speech and now asks the Government of the nation, as he refused to 2 years.

The Socialist parliamentary group then presented to the Regional Assembly a proposal to proceed with the integration of agricultural workers employed in the General System of Social Security, in this way, about 65,000 agricultural workers improve their performance and social protection .

Mariano Garcia stated that the surprise of the PSOE has been "to see that the PP is now asking what did not dare to do during the eight years of Aznar's government and knowing that this matter is being negotiated right now on the table Social Dialogue.

Political gains

Similarly, the PP is known that the Ministry of Labor has submitted to the Working Group on Reform of the Special Scheme for Agricultural Social Security, the draft law on the integration of this regimen in the General System of Social Security.

"Therefore we believe that the People's Party with his initiative seeks the opportunity and the political gains the interest of workers."

The Socialist deputy added that the PP is more interested in the failure to achieve an agreement to collaborate with the Government of Spain, employers and unions, among all, modernizing the production and labor relations in agriculture.

Mariano Garcia said for popular, the least important is the protection of agricultural workers, "brings more aware politically cause disagreement among the players to wear down the government."

The deputy said that the Government of Spain is working on the integration of social security schemes under the Pact of Toledo and the improvement of social protection of workers in agriculture.

To do so is undertaking measures to facilitate the transition to this situation by lowering the price to almost half of the members, in addition to some improvements in the base rate to eliminate existing discrimination among workers in agriculture and other productive sectors.


Barreiro calls "improvised fudge" the freezing of pensions

Monday, May 31st, 2010

says that "pensioners and Murcia are charging less than the rest of Spain"

"For the purposes of government Decretazo must add the upcoming VAT hike, which will affect all"

The national deputy People's Party for mayor of Murcia and Cartagena, Pilar Barreiro, has described as "shoddy makeshift" and "punishment for the pensioners' publication in the Official Gazette of the State of Royal Decree-Law 8 / 2010, 20 May, adopting special measures to reduce the deficit.

Following the approval by Congress of Deputies this Royal Decree-Law with support from the PSOE and the PP voting against, Pilar Barreiro said that "once more, retirees, widows and the weak will be those that Errors continued to pay Rodriguez Zapatero. "

Barreiro has reprimanded the Executive how they have dealt with Royal Decree Law 8 / 2010, and noted that the corrections appearing in the Official Gazette on the day following its publication proves that "the Government of Spain is not able to maintain in effect a Royal Decree-Law for 24 hours straight. "

In this sense, the deputy of PP added that "Zapatero has spent a week announcing social cuts and rebates to pensioners of salaries to civil servants, then the Council of Ministers meets on a Thursday afternoon to approve a Real Decree-Law that is not on the BOE until the following Monday and, finally, despite having more than 600 consultants in La Moncloa, publishes a decree botched must amend a few hours. "

Pilar Barreiro said "for the purposes of Decretazo the Government will be adding the impact will the next increase in VAT, a tax increase that does not understand family situations and that will affect everyone: workers, students, pensioners and the unemployed. "

Barreiro also noted that the entry into force of Royal Decree-Law 8 / 2010 will adversely affect the purchasing power of pensioners, in Murcia totaling more than 263,000 people.

"On average, pensioners in the region paid 12% less than in the rest of Spain, for this reason, freeze pensions will further worsen the economic conditions of many households where all members are elderly."

In addition, the popular MP has urged the Government to quantify the impact it will have on the Region of Murcia's no pension increases and explain what additional measures planned to implement the Executive to compensate for the loss of purchasing power will suffer the pensioners.


According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Labour and Immigration, the 221,779 beneficiaries of contributory pension Murcia belonging to the Social Security system receive an average of 685.55 euros per month, compared to an average of 778.14 euros per month the whole of Spain.

There are also 6,746 non-contributory pension beneficiaries receiving retirement on average 323.60 euros per month and 7,421 non-contributory pension beneficiaries who receive disability 381.56 euros per month.

In addition, 8,995 pensioners Murciadel Region Compulsory Insurance Old Age and Disability (SOVI) receive an average pension of 353.62 per month.

In addition, 18,648 Murcia are pensioners belonging to the State Passive Class.

Source: PP Región de Murcia