Archive for November, 2012

The Pinwheel Neighborhood Roman Forum, National Restoration Award

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Cross highlights "innovative" in the recovery of this "jewel of Cartagena heritage"

The prize, awarded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports, recognizes the quality of a multifaceted intervention

The performances have been promoted by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the City of Cartagena

The 'Draft Comprehensive Conservation and Recovery Quarter Pinwheel Roman Forum' today received the National Award for Restoration and Conservation of Cultural Property, issued by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.

The Minister of Culture and Tourism, Pedro Alberto Cruz, highlighted the relevance of this award to "another gem cartagenero heritage," which recognizes "the process and the paradigm of the renewal of the Roman Forum Pinwheel".

In this regard, he stressed "the great work of conservation and restoration in Cartagena, which is a reference for the care and innovative nature that has taken place in the recovery of the same."

The prize, worth 30,000 euros, was awarded to the project in recognition of the quality of a multidisciplinary intervention including archaeological research, restoration of cultural property set musealization and dissemination thereof with an important component of social participation .

The jury also highlighted "the comprehensive nature of the intervention, the contribution is for the rehabilitation and economic development of an urban area, as well as joint composition of the team that made the project".

In this respect, Cruz stressed the participation of a multidisciplinary team and the various actions undertaken to train archaeologists and dissemination of work it is being carried out, by holding courses, seminars and exhibitions.

Furthermore, after news this morning that the 'Treasure Odyssey' is also house in Cartagena, the Minister of Culture stressed that Cartagena and the Region "are in luck" because "once again confirm the qualitative escalation of many years to become one of the major figures of European cultural tourism. "

The Roman Forum Barrio is the name that has been presented so-called 'Insula I' Pinwheel Archaeological Park.

It is a block from the old Carthago Nova, dated to the first century AD, 2,500 meter-square area bounded by several Roman roads.

We have identified two conserved buildings in excellent estado.Por one hand, the so-called 'Building Atrium', devoted to banquets, and a spa quite complete, with a corresponding peristyle.

The performances have been promoted by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the City of Cartagena.

It has also involved the collaboration of the University of Murcia, responsible for the scientific direction of the project and with the support of other institutions such as the Ministry of Science and Innovation, which funded part of scientific research under a project the National R + D + i.

The result is the public presentation of a broad section of the old Roman city, substantially broadening the cultural and tourist center of Cartagena.

Interdisciplinary project

The project was developed between 2008 and 2009 with the technical name of 'archaeological excavation, conservation, and restoration of the southern slope musealization Pinwheel, Cartagena', and was planned from the outset as an integrated interdisciplinary performance by archaeologists, conservators and architects, with the help of a large team of technicians from other disciplines related to the study and conservation of cultural heritage, including technical architects, photographers, designers, surveyors, specialists and graphic resources used orthophotography to heritage management archaeological.

This work has allowed the intervention criteria have been the result of a profound reflection on the scientific research that has been the driving force and the backbone between the different disciplines.

It has paid special attention to the educational and informational aspects of the project.

Regarding the first, during the implementation period, the 'Insula I' has become a testing ground for the University of Murcia, where fellows have participated collaboration, internal students and trainees.

Regarding the spread, have organized outreach activities of the work in progress (work in progress), such as conferences and open days culminating with the great exhibition Hasdrubalis Arx.

The city rediscovered.

Archaeology in the hill Reel / Cartagena, exhibited between 2009 and 2011 in Cartagena (Cartagena Roman Theatre), Murcia (Archaeological Museum) and Alcalá de Henares (Regional Archaeological Museum of Madrid).

Recently, the organization of pictorial remains recovered in some of the buildings of the Romans 'Insula I' has determined that, as of 2012, the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport has developed and employed a conservation and restoration of these paintings, which is currently under implementation.

Source: CARM

UPyD regrets relaxation in AIDS prevention policies and strengthen and diversify requests information campaigns

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The regional coordinator UPyD, Rafael Sanchez, lamented, during the commemoration of the World Day to Combat AIDS, relaxation in prevention policies by the government.

According to Sanchez, "facts are known about contagion in the region underscore the need to redouble efforts to fight the disease, putting the means to resume effective strategies, and combining efforts between health institutions, educational and civil society ".

In this sense, UPyD reiterated his criticism of the cancellation of aid to the anti-AIDS Committee of the Region of Murcia by the region.

This body, had played a key role in the last two decades in terms of prevention and social awareness, emotional support for those affected and for the realization of the rapid test, an essential element to prevent the spread of disease.

In addition, Sanchez recalled that some "relaxation" expressed by the government in the prevention actions adds to the cuts made to public health, affecting the care for people affected by HIV.

According to the latest report released by the Department of Epistemology of the Health Department, the need for continued efforts in prevention policies and rapid diagnosis is obvious, given the persistence in the spread of the virus in our region, being a extremely disturbing late diagnosis among heterosexual women.

To UPyD, these data demonstrate that the campaigns so far have been too focused on the risk ratios among homosexual and bisexual men (a group, by the way, traditionally more aware).

Therefore, the policy calls for training incident on specific and diversified, especially for the group of women and lesbians and bisexuals.

For the latter, the social invisibility under some who have been sex between women has resulted not appropriate protocols exist (in primary care and gynecology) for sexual health, and specific information on the risks to HIV and other STDs.

On the other hand, Rafael Sánchez announced that UPyD present initiatives in this direction in the different municipalities where it is represented, asking the regional government to reconsider its position, given the need to maintain budgetary efforts for prevention, diagnosis and eradication of HIV , support for organizations that have historically dedicated to these issues and to provide support to those affected.

In the same vein, be asked to Consistories commissioning, in collaboration with other governments, organizations and groups, prevention campaigns and local awareness, focusing on educational institutions and health centers.

Source: UPyD Región de Murcia

The Government authorizes an investment of nearly 700 million for the modernization of irrigation

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The financing of the work is funded Feder, Feder-Cohesion 2007-2013 and EAFRD

It will make a total of 87 performances in Andalucia, Castilla y Leon, Aragon, Valencia, Catalonia, Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura, Madrid and Murcia

The Cabinet has approved today a cooperation agreement between the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment and State Infrastructure Agricultural Society (SEIASA), for carrying out modernization and consolidation of irrigation, with a total of almost 700 million euros.

Of the total of 696.5 million euros for the whole of the proceedings, 208.9 million will be financed by SEIASA and other 250 500 000 will be contributed by the European Union through the European Funds (ERDF, ERDF-Cohesion 2007 – 2013 and EAFRD).

The remaining funding is distributed between the irrigation communities, which will provide 206.3 million and the Autonomous Communities, with 30.8 million.

By region, the planned investments are: Andalusia (EUR 243.6 million), Castille and Leon (173 600 000), Aragon (75.1 million), Valencia (65.4 million euros), Murcia (52.8 million), Extremadura (43.3 million), Catalonia (35.8 million).

Castilla La-Mancha (6.5 million) and Madrid (200,000 euros).

In total, we plan to conduct 87 performances in those regions, which include the 27 of Andalusia, Valencia 16, the 14 of Castilla y Leon and Aragon 7.

The efficient and rational use of water and the implementation of new technologies in irrigation, is the engine of government policy to modernize irrigation systems in Spain, The urge to improve water resources, coupled with improved energy efficiency, carries with improving the competitiveness of farms, thanks to higher productivity and lower production cost.

The Government of Spain, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, is still committed to the modernization of irrigation, according to the criteria of rationality and sustainability that should underpin the actions of the public sector.

Source: Delegación del Gobierno en Murcia

Medical residents assessed as "satisfactory" received training in health centers in the Region

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The Director General of Planning, Health Planning, Pharmaceutical and Research, José Antonio García, stresses the "requirement" of the MIR in training and research

The V Regional Specialized Training Forum brings together professionals from different health areas, exchanging experiences about the learning process of the residents

The resident physicians (MIR) value of the 2011-2012 academic year as "satisfactory" received training in health centers of the nine health areas of the region, as evidenced by the 'Survey of Residents' Satisfaction' by the Planning Department, Health Planning, Pharmaceutical and Research.

The results of the "Survey of Residents 'Satisfaction', which is a quality instrument, were exhibited at the V Regional Specialized Training Forum which brought together heads of study coordinators specialty training programs, health technicians Public tutors and teaching assistants, among others.

The Director General of Planning, Health Planning, Pharmaceutical and Research, José Antonio García, explained that participated in the survey, 52 percent of nearly 1,000 physicians MIR's in the region and "them, most recommend its center and teaching unit ".

This tool allows to evaluate aspects of professional skills, autonomy and relationship with patients, among others.

Here, Garcia stressed as positive the degree of "demands" in training and research as residents, said, "demonstrates their interest to expand and improve their knowledge."

The CEO said that "the survey possible to know the positive aspects of the training system to further strengthen them and identify their weaknesses, to improve them and walk towards excellence MIR training of physicians."

He also said that "this year, for the first time, the teachers have the support of 'Map Functional Tutoring specialized medical training in the Region of Murcia," a useful road map in guiding the teaching period learning ".

V Regional Specialized Training Forum

The V Regional Specialized Training Forum was opened by the Director General of Planning, Health Planning, Pharmaceutical and Research, Jose Antonio Garcia, CEO and Human Resources Murcia Health Service, Pedro Zaragoza.

This day's work aims to establish an annual climate for reflection and exchange of experiences developed in different hospitals of the nine areas of Health Regional Health Map.

As part of this meeting has provided an overview of the training health specialist, as well as experiences in mentoring and teaching-learning process of the resident in the ER, among others, since, according to the CEO, "his purpose is to detect system problems and virtues. "

Source: CARM

Garrigues about planned tax incentives for research and innovation

Friday, November 30th, 2012

At the conference, held in Murcia Science Park, attended by representatives from the consultant Evaluate Innovation and the Ministry of Science and Innovation

Ubeda Bartholomew: "Your proper planning, practice can enable self-financing of investment in R + D + i"

Garrigues, along with Murcia Science Park Foundation and Evaluate Innovation, held a training day to discuss the tax incentives provided for research and innovation.

In the talk were detailed, from a practical standpoint, the tax incentives in recent years have emerged with the aim to promote, encourage and fund activities related to Innovation.

Angel Perez Riveras, the General Division Promotion Business Innovation of the Ministry of Science and Innovation, advanced instruments provided for legal security in their application, recommending attendees motivated request reports to mitigate future disputes.

Meanwhile, Felix Guide Managing Partner Evaluate Innovation, addressed the deduction for R + D + i.

Finally, Ubeda Bartolomé Bermúdez, Associate Garrigues, lawyers and tax advisers, said the tax benefits in relation to technology transfer activities, commonly called Patent Box and said that "the proper planning of the various tax incentives may enable practice self-financing of investment in innovation activities, optimizing the overall tax burden. "

Source: Agencias

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports presented the Action Plan of Cultural Assets of the frigate Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports works in wealth management challenge on "there is no national precedent international or "

The pieces are attached to the wreck ARQUA, museum to be transferred before the end of the year

It is working in a temporary exhibition traveling to be offered to the regions

The Director of Fine Arts and Cultural Assets and Archives and Libraries of the Ministry of Culture, Jesus Prieto, presented today at a press conference the Action Plan of Cultural Assets of the frigate Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes.

Prieto said that "no institution or cultural organization, both domestically and internationally, had never faced a challenge of this magnitude heritage. Assume management hit 14 tons of silver coins and other cultural property is a challenge. "

The pieces recovered from the wreck Our Lady of Mercy have been attached to the National Museum of Underwater Archaeology (ARQUA) which means that maximum protection will legally established Spanish Historical Heritage and Cultural Interest (BIC).

This makes them public property and as such inalienable, indefeasible and imprescriptible.

According to Prieto said, "the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport not interested in the economic value of the treasure but cultural or archaeological value.'s A good service of humanity."

The heritage of the frigate Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes ARQUA be moved to center, national and international reference in the protection of underwater heritage, before year end.

While the pieces that have been restored are temporarily in the MAN (National Archaeological Museum) which are being cataloged and digitized.

The main exhibition project will be presented through a permanent exhibition in ARQUA.

The Director of Fine Arts and Cultural Assets and Libraries and Archives said that "still can not give precise details, but announce that the exhibition project is in the design phase."

Parallel work is in the definition and development of a traveling exhibition that will be offered temporary to the regions and can be seen from the second semester.

Prieto also said "although the unit will remain in the collection has been planned to take loans or deposits to other institutions upon request."

Source: Delegación del Gobierno en Murcia

IU-Green says this December 1, World Day to Combat AIDS, is marked by the "eviction" of CASMU

Friday, November 30th, 2012

IU-Greens said today that on December 1, World Day to Combat AIDS, this year is marked by the "eviction" of anti-AIDS Steering Committee of the Region of Murcia (CASMU), which was closed for lack of funding in what was a "gross irresponsibility" by the Ministry of Health.

Training has said that "under the guise of the necessary cuts and austerity is drowning to one of the most experienced institutions in the prevention, counseling and care to people living with HIV / AIDS and the general population," and criticized the administration for removing an item "essential."

According to IU-Greens, "we must be very short-witted to override a budget in areas in which you play with human lives, in a context in addition to an epidemiological report on HIV / AIDS issued by the Ministry itself advance warning of between Young and the need to make rapid diagnosis and effective weapon. "

"We attended the violation of rights of citizenship as lack of access to hospital treatment and care for people not illegal immigrants," he added.

Source: IURM

José Ballesta morning visit the facilities of the Week of Science and Technology

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The exhibition, which is open to all citizens and has a program of activities designed for all ages, runs until Sunday at the Garden The Malecón de Murcia

It is organized by the Ministry of Universities, Business and Research in order to disseminate the science, research and technology

The Minister for Universities and Research Company, José Ballesta, will travel tomorrow (at 12:00) the facilities hosting the XI Week of Science and Technology of the Region of Murcia, to learn about the activities that are being developed.

This event, which opened today, will remain open until Sunday, December 2, in the Garden of El Malecon de Murcia.

The Ministry of Universities, Business and Research, through the Seneca Foundation, has organized the Week of Science and Technology as an event open to all citizens and a program of activities designed for all ages.

It is therefore a forum that can approach families with members from different generations, with the objective of bringing science, research and technology to the streets to aid dissemination.

Will be open on Friday from 17 to 21 hours, on Saturday from 10 to 14 and from 17 to 21 hours and on Sunday from 10 to 14 hours.

The exhibition includes more than 120 activities of the 40 participating institutions, including universities, foundations, professional associations, research institutes, companies and state and regional agencies.

Two giant tents house the many activities that will develop.

Specifically, the area hosts demonstrations Newton robotics, electric vehicles and wind and launching balloons, among other activities.

The Galileo area is reserved for the dissemination of astronomy and planetary well as for exhibition of products made by the technology centers of the Region of Murcia, smelling like textiles, energy cycling, infrared thermography applied to the building or application of autoguided vehicles for developing robotic tasks.

The smaller shops have paper airplanes and kites and recreational chemistry shows.

Furthermore, in the area Floridablanca explains the size of flint and fire at the stage of prehistoric man, and information about the life of the Iberians, in the area of ​​Archimedes, the magic of telecommunications or whatsapp nineteenth century while in the area Ramon y Cajal, teach how to inflate a balloon without blowing an exhibition of models and renewable energy, among other activities.

Furthermore, both the Museum of Science and Water as the Campus of Mercy house two exhibitions on energy, you can see part of the process development for the production of bioethanol, attend activities on light pollution and energy efficiency, as well various chemical experiments, in addition to workshops and various activities on the lives of children plastic Iberians and workshops.

Source: CARM

Cerda says that research in agriculture should be basic to future CAP to compete with advantage

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The Minister of Agriculture and Water Closing Proexport General Assembly, which has re-elected as president Juan Marin

Advocates a supply management sector with the union to defend the Murcia products on the market

The Minister of Agriculture and Water, Antonio Cerdá, said today that research and the modernization of the sector must be "key aspects" in the forthcoming reform of the CAP to "compete very well in the markets," adding that "it is necessary" Scientists work to get a product of "higher quality, easier to produce, and closer to market requirements."

Cerda was speaking at the closing of the General Assembly of Proexport, which was preceded by a forum on the challenges of food production and distribution, given by the Director of Fepex, José María Pozancos, and new distribution strategies, to by the director of F & H magazine, Rafael Losi.

Responsible for Agriculture stressed that "the consumer market in this sector is fairly stable," but added that "it is necessary to adopt rules of supply sector union to defend the Murcia products in the market."

The owner of Agriculture and Water said maintaining this sector "unquestionable" and noted that 28 percent of the fruits and vegetables that Spain exports from the region.

The owner of Agriculture and Water stressed the "strengths" of the fruit and vegetable production and the quality, safety and traceability, adding that the diversification of production, with the entry of new varieties, "allows us to have covered the twelve months of the year."

Cerda said the research "should be a priority" in the new CAP reform, but noted that "we can not allow that as we invest to be more competitive, we meet with in many cases unfair competition from third countries such basic issues and priorities such as food safety and quality. "

About the paper the next reform of the Common Agricultural Policy, said that "negotiations will be complex to reach a balanced and have a sufficient budget."

In this regard, said that "we will continue to demand to develop policies and measures needed to ensure a fair price to the farmer, market transparency, and principles of preference and reciprocity so that all have the same conditions in developing this activity. "

Proexport president Renewal

The General Assembly has reelected Proexport Juan Marín as president of the Association and elected to the offices of the new Commission of Government.

It has also recognized the career of Enrique Serrano Aranda, Vegetable Murciana Horticultural Group, and Miguel Duran, Duran SAT.

Proexport increased 2 percent in the last marketing campaign with more than 956,000 tonnes, 3 percent and exports.

The countries to which their products were the UK, Germany, Holland and France.

Source: CARM

'Treasure Odyssey'

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Cross says the region will present "the greatest treasure found in the XXI century"

The Minister of Culture and Tourism, Pedro Alberto Cruz, said today that "the greatest treasure found in the twenty-first century will be exhibited in the Region of Murcia," after hearing the announcement of the Ministry of Culture, reporting that the Treasury the frigate Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes' will be kept in the Museum of Underwater Archaeology (Arqua) of Cartagena.

Cruz, who expressed his "absolute satisfaction" with the arrival of the State Treasury, said: "Cartagena becomes, with the incorporation of this treasure, one of the great heritage cities in Europe, able to compete with the first capitals in this regard. "

He added that "it will be a boost for tourism in the region of Murcia and, more specifically, for the region of Cartagena" because the buzz that was generated with this treasure will make will be increased, and not only his job but also the reception of visitors. "

The Underwater Archaeology Museum of Cartagena is a "reference" in the investigation, protection and restoration of underwater heritage, which with the addition of treasure "content reaches up to this project and what the institution deserves" said Cruz.

Prior to the permanent exhibition that will take place in Cartagena, will organize a series of exhibitions in Spain that "will act claim and they will build up an appetite and desire to visit the Port City," said the counselor .

Among the 'Treasure Odyssey' and Totana Bastida, "the region will have two major heritage attractions across Europe, which will become a major focal point for all those who practice cultural tourism" concluded Cruz.

Source: CARM