Archive for May, 2013

LATBUS, Autonomous City Sewer and reach an agreement to extend the line 78

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Students from the two universities and members of the Hospital 'Virgen de la Arrixaca' will be the main beneficiaries

Starting next June 10 online users 78 in Sewell can enjoy new schedules and services by expanding it Latbus, the Ministry of Public Works and Planning and the City Sewer have agreed to.

The improved service will introduce new schedules in the routes that buses usually performed as well as increase the number of days it works also reaching the holiday periods.

The agreement provides for the advancement of the schedules of bus stops for the town.

Thus, online users who wish to move to the Hospital 'Virgen de la Arrixaca' buses can access the 7.10 and 9.15, and return there at 10am.

Similarly, those who move to universities may do so from 8 in the morning, allowing greater ease of communication with the universities.

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The services are also extended to non-school days college, going to pay in the morning on Christmas, Easter and the months of July and August, from 7.10 till 15.05 hours.

One hundred notices will be installed this weekend at stops and buses to reach every online users before the changes come into operation on 10 June.

Source: LATBUS

Fecoam receive one of the awards 'Hearts Caritas 2013'

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Caritas was held this evening, on the occasion of the Seventh Week of Charity Gala 'Hearts Caritas 2013', an event which has delivered some awards in six different modes: private, public agency, Caritas Parish, program or project, volunteer and worker.

The Federation of Unions in the Region of Murcia, Fecoam, has been awarded in the category of private entity.

The other winners were Thomas Violante and Social Affairs Committee in the Regional Assembly of the Popular Party, Caritas Parish of San Juan Bautista de Jumilla, the project 'Mutual Support Network for Parenting' (Caixa); Angel Gimenez, volunteer , and Angeles Tabernero and Francisca Jimenez Parish Caritas workers of La Palma.

The event was held in the auditorium of the Social Work of the CAM.

Fecoam, through agricultural cooperatives, donates every year thousands of kilos of staples of vegetable gardens and orchards.

Thus, part of the support network that launched the Ministry of Health and Social Policy to manage and deliver food to Caritas, Jesus Forsaken of Murcia and the Home of the Good Samaritan.

The president of the organization, Santiago Martínez Gabaldon, stressed in his speech that the response of the partners and employees of cooperatives is always excellent and engage the most in this type of solidarity actions.

She also pointed out the important role of the agricultural sector to generate jobs and help stability in the region.

Gabaldon Martinez has praised the work of Caritas, especially given the current economic situation.

Members of the 79 entities that are part of Fecoam represent approximately 33% of the production of the Region of Murcia and the same percentage of companies marketing.

Source: Agencias

IU-Greens supports workers of La Opinión after ERE announced by the newspaper's management

Friday, May 31st, 2013

IU-Green Murcia today expressed support for the workers of La Opinion de Murcia after the management of the company submit a record of employment regulation affecting 14 of them.

The training coordinator left, Jose Antonio Pujante, has moved the support and recognition from IU-Greens to those affected, including those who are photographers, editors and administrative staff and workshops.

Booming emphasized the importance of the role of workers in the media as guarantors of freedom of expression and the right of citizens to accurate information.

He also expressed concern over the increasing number of layoffs in the media, such as La Opinión de Murcia, which has grown from a staff of 107 employees in 2008-52 this year, not been applied yet ERE .

Source: IURM

Meeting of President Valcárcel and Agribusiness French Minister

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The president of the Community and the Committee of the Regions (CoR), Ramón Luis Valcárcel, met today in Brussels with the Minister of Industries of France, Guillaume Garot, to drive the initiative 'Think.


Save 'aimed at reducing food waste.

The CDR and the Government of the Region, through the Federation of Municipalities and local councils want to push this campaign, launched in January 2012 by the United Nations Program for Environment (UNEP) and Agriculture Organization and (FAO).

The initiative is aimed at all audiences with the idea to make people aware that food waste is a global problem that has negative effects on humans and the environment as well as economic consequences.

On the other hand, to convey that it is possible to fight with small changes in the habits of citizens.

The European Union has already addressed this issue and has set the goal of halving food waste and virtually eliminate unsuitable landfills by 2020.

Source: CARM

Garcia-Legaz discuss support measures entrepreneur young entrepreneurs

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The meeting with Secretary of State for Trade program is part of the general activities of AJE Murcia

Jaime García-Legaz, Secretary of State for Trade, will participate in a business meeting with representatives of the Association of Young Entrepreneurs of the Region of Murcia.

The event is part of the program of activities planned for AJE general assembly to be held on Friday, June 7.

During the meeting, Garcia-Legaz young entrepreneurs review with economic measures being put in place by the Government, including the draft of a specific law for entrepreneurs.

In addition, attendees can convey their needs, concerns and proposals on measures to facilitate their daily activities.

With these business, Murcia AJE offers young entrepreneurs the opportunity to share knowledge and experiences with leading personalities from the worlds of business, politics, culture or society in general.

Source: Agencias

Health recalls the benefits of not smoking to prevent the onset of disease and improving health

Friday, May 31st, 2013

According to data for 2012 from the National Health Survey, decreases the percentage of smokers in the region and only 25 percent smoked daily versus 29.8 than it did in 2006

The Food Security and Zoonoses Public Health Directorate has conducted since January a total of 3,913 inspections to verify compliance with Law 42/2010

The Director General of Public Health, Francisco Garcia, stresses its support for educational strategies to continue sensitizing children and adults about the effects of snuff

On the occasion of World No Snuff, which commemorated every May 31 the World Health Organization, the Ministry of Health and Social Policy reminds citizens of the region the benefits of not smoking to prevent the onset of certain diseases, have a better health and a better quality of life avoiding character pathology and lung cancer, among others.

The Director General of Public Health, Francisco Garcia, said that among the priorities of the Health Plan of the Region of Murcia 2010-2015 is delaying the age of first use of snuff beyond 14 years, reducing the prevalence of consumption below 25 percent in population over 15 years and increase the dropout rate to 30 percent.

The latest data from the National Health Survey, conducted every three years, show that in 2012 in the Autonomous Community 25 percent of the population smoked daily compared to 29.8 percent who did so in 2006, demonstrating a decrease of nearly five points.

Also, by gender shows that the percentage of daily and occasional smoking is higher among men than among women.

At this time, Garcia said, "according to a first estimate we believe that the total smoking population in the region could amount to about 357 266 people over 15 years, of whom 231,471 are men and 144,066 women."

Therefore, he added, "while 60.8 percent have consumed snuff, exceeding seven points above the national average, we must continue advocating for increasing the proportion of ex-smokers".

The CEO said that "investing in prevention is to do health and contributes to the optimization of health system resources."

In this regard, welcomed the development of the Plan for Health Education at the School of the Region of Murcia, executed in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Training and Employment, and the decline of students who have tried snuff once in their life.

Snuff and school

In the Autonomous Region 2012 data show a six-point drop in the number of students who have ever smoked in your life.

Thus, in 2012, 16.6 percent of students, boys and girls reported having ever consumed snuff, while in 2006 it made up 23 percent of the school population.

The health officer said "important" has started to lower the percentage of girls who use snuff and delaying the average age of onset in school, which stands at 12.9 years versus 12.6 of previous study.

He noted that "it is good that only 4.5 percent think that will smoker to reach adulthood and that 87.4 opinion that good advertising is not the snuff".

He asserted that "today, World No Snuff, it is necessary to emphasize the positive aspects of having a life free of snuff and concentrate all our efforts to ensure that children are able to say no to cigarettes and other harmful substances health ".

He added, "we need to empower citizens have co-responsible with their health care".

In the region, although there are only focused prevention strategies for school children and youth, there are also other initiatives for the general population as the Tobacco Information Program or project Network Snuff Free Hospitals in the Region of Murcia, was created in 2005 to coordinate, support and encourage smoking cessation making snuff free health centers.

Law 42/2010

The Director General of Public Health also referred to regional enforcement of Law 42/2010 of 30 December on health measures against smoking and regulating the sale, supply, consumption and advertising of snuff products, and explained that from January 1 to May 17, there have been a total of 3,913 inspections, of which 1,574 have been in catering establishments.

The number of complaints received during the period amounted to 216 and have been the main reasons for smoking inside establishments, not to meet the maximum parameters as well as by the lack of signage and sale of snuff in unauthorized places.

Source: CARM

Valcárcel ensures that the Mediterranean Corridor "and is totally indisputable"

Friday, May 31st, 2013

regional president described as "great news" that along with all the studies that are now going to fund for implementation of this work include port connection Cartagena

The president of the Community and the Committee of the Regions (CoR), Ramón Luis Valcárcel, said today in Brussels that the approval by the European Union to include the Mediterranean Corridor as a priority project "emphasizes that this corridor is something totally indisputable ".

Valcárcel was speaking to journalists' questions after meeting today in Brussels with Minister of Industries of France, Guillaume Garot on their agenda as chairman of the Committee of the Regions.

The regional chief executive said that "it has adopted budget, which also means that the process is irreversible and the process of building a major infrastructure for the European Union to Spain in general and, of course, for the Region of Murcia ".

According Valcarcel "in the agreement already contained the Mediterranean Corridor as one of the works to be financed by the EU budget, which are in European infrastructure 29.300 million, hence an amount to be derived Corridor".

He stressed that the Mediterranean Corridor "would be meaningless if not give multimodality, connecting all ports and, including Cartagena, which is a major port".

For this, calling it "great news" that along with all the studies and projects are now going to fund the development and execution of the physical work of this corridor include connecting to Cartagena ".

Inalienable Project

The Mediterranean Corridor project has always been an inalienable for President Valcárcel for the great benefits of this infrastructure, among others, reactivate job creation, facilitate the movement of people and goods between different regions and countries, and multiply the chances of choice of transport modes.

The arrival of the railway infrastructure for the Region of Murcia has been a joint claim with the regional economic and social agents, with which the Government of Murcia has made a major effort to ensure that the European Commission approved the inclusion of the Mediterranean Corridor within the Basic Network Trans-European Transport Networks.

Equally important is that the Ministry of Public Works has confirmed that the drafting of the third lane from Alicante to Cartagena completed in mid-2013 and that the works will be completed in 2016.

Source: CARM

Murcia and Aragon together to promote the 'Camino de la Vera Cruz'

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The Minister of Culture and Tourism and the Minister of Economy and Employment of Aragon signed an agreement for the design and promotion of the route

Cruz describes the agreement as "state policy" to the extent that "agrees to five regions to promote, design and implement a project beneficial value for all

The governments of the Region of Murcia and Aragon signed an agreement to work together in order to add value to national and international pilgrim route of 'The Way of Vera Cruz ", a cultural tourist route for walkers and cyclists Roncesvalles linking and El Camino de Santiago, at the height of the town of Puente La Reina Navarra, in the holy place of Caravaca de la Cruz.

The Minister of Culture and Tourism, Pedro Alberto Cruz, signed today with the Minister of Economy and Employment, Francisco Bono, the agreement to promote, design and to value this route.

The ceremony was also attended by the Mayor of Caravaca de la Cruz, Domingo Aranda.

The agreement signed with Aragon adds to that was signed last April with Valencia.

Cruz described the agreement as "state policy" to the extent that "agrees to five regions, Navarra, Aragón, Castilla La Mancha, Valencia and Murcia, to promote, design and implement a project beneficial value for all ".

The project, intended to "revitalize economically" the areas through which the Camino de la Vera Cruz, "is good news and we should serve as a reference to help other agreements in the future," he said.

The agreement signed

The Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Government of Murcia said route is a "historic" whose origins date back to the late Middle Ages.

In the case of Aragon, the trail covers 312 miles and "is as important milestones as Calatayud, or Teruel Daroca" said Cruz, "where they've already spent Jaime II of Aragon when he marched towards Caravaca de la Cruz".

In this regard, the Minister of Culture said that these connections "are important" in mediated in that "create a story that allows domestic tourism joint parallel to the Mediterranean basin", a passenger, said, "characterized by a variety landscapes ".

'The way of the True Cross' passing through Aragon runs through the provinces of Zaragoza and Teruel.

For Zaragoza, the road passes through the counties of Tarazona and Moncayo and Aranda, Calatayud and Daroca.

For his part, has Calamocha Teruel, Cutanda, Alfambra, Teruel and Books as areas along the route.

In between these points, Calatayud, Daroca, Alfambra and Teruel and were part of one of the routes that followed James II of Aragon between 1296 and 1301 when, through Valencia, came to the Kingdom of Murcia, Caravaca occupying, which depended for eight years of the Crown of Aragon.

Furthermore, in the fifteenth century that the journey of Jerome found Münzeh from Roncesvalles Pamplona, ​​Olite, Tudela, Zaragoza and Calatayud.

Also in the Middle Ages has knowledge of a road bridge linking the Queen through Estella, Logroño Los Arcos and Tudela, and this, through Zaragoza, with Calatayud, Daroca and Teruel.

From Teruel had a junction with Albarracin and, from there, to Cuenca that, in turn, linked to Albacete and Almansa.

Origin of the route

This route serves historical references concerning mainly the Temple and the Order of Templars and Aragonese flows to Caravaca de la Cruz.

It also relies on traditional routes linking major different parts of the route, spanning almost one hundred municipalities.

This route of pilgrimage to Caravaca de la Cruz can be used by other users driven by a cultural or realization of hiking or cycling in rural wetted.

It also is a source of opportunities for socio-economic development of the territories through and for the enhancement of natural and cultural heritage.

Also, this route involves the enhancement of other tourism product and synergies that can be generated around taking advantage of Caravaca de la Cruz is one of the five holy cities of Christianity with Santiago de Compostela, Santo Toribio de Liebana, Rome and Jerusalem.

Source: CARM

The Delegate of the Government condemns the crime of the Dutch couple to confirm their identity through DNA testing

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The DNA certifies the previous results of the autopsy, which found a violent death from head trauma

The government delegate in the region of Murcia has condemned the "gruesome" crime of the Dutch couple whose bodies were found buried on 26 May in a farm Stables to confirm their identity through DNA tests that certify the results previously obtained by autopsy.

Joaquin Bascuñana announced this afternoon that these results determine a violent death, identical in both cases, caused by head trauma.

In announcing the results of the analysis, the government delegate wanted to go directly to the families of the victims.

"We bring our feeling and our condolences to the family, because now I can say that they are," he said.

Bascuñana has stressed the need to respect the grief of the family and avoid journalistic speculation.

"I remember that from the first day I called for caution, because the family was they were not doing any favors".

"It's an issue that has been perfectly from the Police Headquarters and the Delegation of the Government and has given all the official information had to give," he said.

The Government delegate has confirmed that the two prisoners accused of murdering Romanian remain in jail Picassent in Valencia and in no time, have been moved to Murcia.

Source: Delegación del Gobierno en Murcia

Cerdá highlights the efforts of farmers to focus on quality lamb differentiated segureño

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The Minister of Agriculture and Water and the Mayor inaugurated yesterday Caravaca Contest XXI Breed Cattle Auction Segureña, held until Saturday Archivel

Cerdá emphasizes that the quality and safety in animal health has allowed the export of sheep has increased fivefold in recent years

The Minister of Agriculture and Water, Antonio Cerdá, and the mayor of Caravaca, Domingo Aranda, opened last night XXI Auction Cattle Contest Segureña Race, held until tomorrow Archivel caravaqueña hamlet.

The owner of Agriculture and Water said that this race "is one of the most important in Spain" in meat production because of its quality and its productivity, and highlighted the work of both the National and Regional Association of Sheep Breeders Segureño "for betting on the health quality differentiation".

Murcia is the fifth province of Spain in the production of more than 500,000 sheep and 2,100 head holdings, business worth 80 million euros.

Cerda said the quality of their meat "has allowed export quintuple" which comes to countries like Algeria, Lebanon and Libya.

In addition, the agriculture minister said the sheep shack "is free from diseases" such as brucellosis and bluetongue, but added that the main problem of this sector is that "meat consumption has declined" of 9 kilos per capita and year a decade ago to 3 kilos today.

In this sense, Cerda said that we must go for the quality and remarked that the sheep industry "is prepared for the certification of the Protected Geographical Indication" whose final stages depend on the European Union.

The Murcia region recently implemented four voluntary labeling specifications for marketing quality beef lamb and goat, with which offers consumers more detailed information on quality and food safety of meat products.

This labeling allows more than 30 percent of the regional breeding census produces lamb or kid differentiated quality.

"Caravaca certify pioneered segureño quality lamb," said Minister of Agriculture and Water, who highlighted the launch of the Centre for Sheep Typing, "with which it adds value to the production of meat" .

During the days of the competition, held an auction of selected sires, and conferences and committees concerning food safety and quality segureño lamb.

Source: CARM