Archive for November, 2014

The PSOE says the government intends to ruin thousands of sports clubs in the region with the issue of volunteering

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Manuel Torres explains that small neighborhood clubs, sports schools or associations could not survive if they are already required by regulation of the figure of volunteerism that the government wants to do only with the intention of improving the dire unemployment figures

Secretary of Sports PSRM, Manuel Torres García, reported that the Wert minister "wants to end the sports volunteering", without which there could be no basis sport in our region.

The Minister of Education, Culture and Sport announced in Congress that volunteering in sport is a problem, and intends to carry out an inspection of mass work in the more than 60,000 sports clubs in Spain for such clubs are discharged in Social Security volunteers and voluntary sports, with the sole purpose of that Torres as numbers go to PP for a drop in the unemployment rate.

"The sports volunteering, as occurs in other areas of social life, is this: volunteering, people who do not perceive money for devoting their time to a cause altruistically Maybe some clubs are disappointing, but the vast. Most clubs which are small neighborhood clubs, sports schools and associations, could not exist without volunteers, "said Torres.

Therefore, the PSOE requests the Director General of Youth and Sports of the Community, Antonio Peñalver, which is placed in front of his party and defend the base of the Region "before this attack minister" sport.

"The Socialists advocate the regulation of sport and physical activity. Despite the economic, social and political crisis facing our region and our country, sport and physical activity is evolving, and we must adapt laws and budgets to reality Current. But this process should not be made lightly, we must have all the sports and social agents, and it is they who must guide each and every one of these policies, "said Torres.

"But the proposal of the Sports Council defends Wert to make a contract to sports volunteering is a serious attack on the foundations of sport in Spain, because if the volunteers must become employees, the vast majority of small clubs can not be maintained, "he added.


Health remember that prevention is the most effective measure to prevent HIV

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

The information system of new diagnoses of HIV infection, according to provisional data shows that last year 87 new cases were reported in the region, compared to 96 2012

Professionals Murciano Health Service made ​​during 2013 more than 61,000 traditional HIV testing and, in so far this year through NGOs have conducted 306 rapid tests

The Minister of Health and Social Policy, Catherine Lorenzo, encourages all youth events organized at the University of Murcia, Campus de Lorca and the Polytechnic University of Cartagena

The Ministry of Health and Social Policy, on the occasion of the commemoration of World AIDS Day, to be held tomorrow, Monday, December 1, remember that prevention is the most effective measure to prevent HIV infection and reiterates the importance of getting tested if there has been contagion risk.

In the region, according to the latest provisional data from the Information System for newly diagnosed HIV infection during the period 2009-2013 533 new cases were reported, of which 87 were reported during 2013. This figure represents three percent of state total and represents a decrease compared to 2012, the year in which 96 new cases were reported.

The incidence of new HIV diagnoses in the region last year was 59.1 cases per million population, compared to 70.4 cases per million population in Spain.

In addition, regional data demonstrate an improvement over 2012, when the rate of new diagnoses was 65.1 cases per million inhabitants.

The Minister of Health and Social Policy, Catherine Lorenzo said that in general, "the profile of new HIV diagnoses responds, in most cases, a man with a median age of 36 years, the main sexual transmission route in 88 percent of cases. "

51 percent of the cases in the Regional Information System, from 2009-2012, had a late diagnosis of infection and 35 percent, ie 94, were at an advanced stage, and most were already cases Sida.

Regional AIDS Register

In Spain, from the beginning of the epidemic in 1984 until last June 30, 2014, there have been 84,043 AIDS cases, of which 1,829 were in the region, representing two percent of the total affected by this pathology.

Of the 1,829 AIDS cases, 32 were diagnosed in 2013, with an incidence of 28 cases per million population, which, as explained by the Minister of Health and Social Policy, "the incidence remained stable compared to 2012, the year that it was 27 cases per million inhabitants. "

Care, prevention and training

The Ministry, through the Unit for Prevention and Health Education Directorate General of Public Health, running for years various initiatives in prevention, outreach, care, counseling and referral of those questions from the infoSIDA or Direct Telephone Consultation .

The infoSIDA phone 900 706 706 Free and regional line, provides information to citizens anonymously on various questions related to HIV.

Since 1988, when it became operational, and until last October has received 9,917 calls.

Of these, 220 were in 2013.

Direct Consultation, located in the building of Ronda Levante from the Ministry of Health and Social Policy since began operation until October 2014, has treated 6,705 consultations.

Of these, 138 were conducted in 2013 and most requested event information anonymously and free.

Since the regional government knowledge on this topic is also promoted through the Plan of Health Education at the School of the Region of Murcia, where interventions for prevention of HIV and other STIs are collected.

During this year there have been 14 training sessions in health centers in the region to expedite the diagnosis of HIV infection.

Professionals Murciano Health Service (SMS) made in 2013 a total of 61,018 traditional HIV testing to facilitate that infected people could benefit from treatment with the aim of extending and improving life expectancy.

Also, thanks to the collaboration maintained with various NGOs, throughout this year have carried out 306 out saliva rapid testing for HIV.

In this regard, the minister stressed that "early diagnosis is key to avoiding contagion and adopt an appropriate clinical follow".

In the chapter on antiretroviral therapy for infected persons was invested in 2013 more than 17 million euros to curb the infection and reduce mortality from AIDS, allowing serve 2,350 patients in the region.


The regional government adds, as on previous occasions, the celebration of World AIDS Day, which this year is celebrated under the theme "AIDS is not something of the past, know it.

If in doubt, get tested ', chosen by the Ministry of Health.

In the region out are going to take information and outreach activities, so tomorrow Monday, December 1, until Thursday, December 4, in coordination with the University of Murcia, Campus de Lorca, as well as the Polytechnic University of Cartagena and with different NGOs, rapid saliva test for free and anonymous college will be offered.

The Minister urged the university to participate in these events and insisted that "is an individual responsibility to submit the test if there may have been possible contagion."

Only then, he added, "it is possible to prevent new cases and enable a comprehensive approach to the disease providing the necessary resources to those affected and their families".

Source: CARM

Culture organizes a debate and a conference on the last two centuries of art in the region

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

The event, held at the Museum of Fine Arts of Murcia, is part of the project 'Art in Murcia.

From Romanticism to Postmodernism 'to commemorate the 150th anniversary of its creation |

The talk is borne by the dealer Vigueras Darius, and in the roundtable Professor Germain Ramallo, journalist Pedro Soler and the museum director Ramón Gaya involved, Manuel Fernández Delgado

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Universities organized a conference and a round table in which the evolution of the last two centuries of the history of art in the region will be discussed.

The event, on Wednesday December 3 held at the Museo de Bellas Artes de Murcia (Mubam), with the participation of prominent personalities linked to this area in the Region of Murcia, and the antiquarian Darío Vigueras, Professor of University of Murcia and member of the German Academy Arrixaca Ramallo, journalist and art critic Pedro Soler and director of the Museum Ramon Gaya, Manuel Fernández Delgado.

The Director General of Cultural Heritage, Maria Comas, explained that this appointment is part of the project 'Art in Murcia.

From Romanticism to Postmodernism ', with which the Department is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of Mubam.

"Throughout the year we have had the opportunity to see the evolution of art in the region through the five temporary exhibitions integrated into this project. Now also spent contemplation reflection hand some of the voices who know the history of regional art, "said Maria Comas.

The day will begin at 20:00 am in the auditorium of the Museo de Bellas Artes de Murcia with a lecture entitled 'The other Atalaya.

A Murcia in Paris', who will deliver the antiquarian Darío Vigueras.

Immediately after a round table where Germán Ramallo, Pedro Soler and Manuel Fernandez Delgado discuss the creation of which was the first museum institution in the region, the Mubam, and the different stages that has crossed the art will be held regional in the last two centuries, a period in which they appear names like Manuel Muñoz Barberán, Ramón Gaya, José María Párraga, Pedro Flores, Isidoro Valcárcel Medina, Tomy Ceballos or Juanli Carrión.

A historical perspective with five themes

The five samples that make up the 'Art project in Murcia.

From Romanticism to Postmodernism ', are organized around five themes and made more than 140 works from the collection of Mubam, plus pieces from the bottom of the region and other assigned temporarily by other museums such as The Prado and the Reina Sofia, and by individuals.

The first of these shows, 'Narration.

Portrait romantic to contemporary documentary ', was exposed in the Mubam between January 16 and March 2.

A This was followed by 'Reaction and rupture.

Vanguard vs. traditionalism ', between March 6 and April 27;


From still life to abstraction ', which could be seen from May 8 to September 2;

e 'Identity.

Portrait body as a battlefield ', September 11 to November 2.

The last of these samples, 'Nature.

The nineteenth-century public art 'landscape, opened last November 6 and will remain at the museum until next January 11.

Source: CARM

Education digitized speeches income of 44 members of the Royal Academy Alfonso X El Sabio for broadcast

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

The Ministry is responsible for the electronic edition of the texts of famous people of the regional culture, such as Narciso Yepes or Muñoz Barberán, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the institution

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Universities collaborate on the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Royal Academy Alfonso X El Sabio, which meets next year 2015, through the electronic edition of the speeches entry number 44 academic institution .

Among the speeches that will be scanned, and would have a total length of 3,636 pages if editasen in traditional book format, are the speeches by famous people of the culture of the region, as the guitarist Narciso Yepes, the philologist Mariano Baquero or painter and writer Manuel Muñoz Barberán.

The CEO of Universities, Luis Javier Lozano, met this week with the director of the institution, Francisco Calvo, who presented the program of events planned to commemorate his birth.

Luis Javier Lozano noted that "throughout his long career, the Academy has developed an intensive research and dissemination of culture and, especially, of regional".

"The digitization of these discourses, to be held through the Publications Service of the Ministry, allow for better conservation and greater accessibility to texts that are now part of the bibliographic heritage of the Academy and culture of the region" Luis Javier Lozano said.

During the meeting, the CEO of Universities highlighted the achievements of the Royal Academy in the promotion and dissemination of the culture of the region, a task that has led her to become adviser to institutions such as the Regional Assembly organ, the regional government or municipalities, in matters relating to this area.

In particular, the work of digitization that will take place will focus on speeches by tenured academics, who are integrating the Plenum of the Academy.

In addition to the 24 academics Number forming its governing body, the institution has Corresponding academic and Honor.

All are appointed from among prominent personalities from the field of regional culture that excel in teaching, research or creative.

Among scholars of Honor of the Royal Academy personalities like the poet Jorge Guillén or the painter José Atienza found, while among tenured academics and Corresponding include names like Ramon Alonso Luzzy painters, sculptor José Planes, writer and humanist Andrés Sobejano, the lawyer Mariano Palarea, Juan Torres Fontes historian or journalist Jaime Campmany.

The Alfonso X 'the Wise' Academy was founded in 1940, is the second oldest academy of the seven that exist in the Region of Murcia, and the Royal House granted the title of Real in 1991. In its 75 years of Life has won numerous awards from institutions and social organizations of the Region of Murcia, as Laurel Award granted in 1977 by the Press Association and the Gold Medal of the Region of Murcia.

Source: CARM

The Minister Pedro Antonio Sanchez meets with the new president of the Association of Directors of Public Schools

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

The Minister of Education, Culture and Universities, PedroAntonio Sánchez, recently held a meeting with the new president of the Association of Directors of Public Schools, Marisol Sanz and his team in which they discussed the work that is being developed to improve educational quality and academic success of students as well as 600 training activities in schools for teachers related to the implementation of new training curriculum.

Furthermore, the need for training to agreed and compulsory education linked to improvements being implemented teachers stressed.

Also, from the Association of Directors progress in the management carried out in grants for school supplies and dining, as well as its resolution to the course he excelled, and was encouraged to find ways to keep improving.

Source: CARM

CST Students receive a lecture Monday Chef José María Alcaraz, restaurant 'The Steaks'

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

part of the 'Today we cook with' Tourism Qualification Center brings together leading chefs in the region, which teach students to develop their most popular dishes

Students of Tourism Qualification Center (CTC), under the Institute of Tourism in the Region of Murcia, receive a master class Monday morning chef José María Alcaraz, restaurant 'The Steaks' of Cartagena deputation of El Algar, within the cycle 'Today we cook with'.

Specifically, students and the cook will prepare a menu consisting of crunchy vegetables, eggs at low temperature on cream of mushroom and cod emulsion as starters;

main dish will cook a pot rice del Mar Menor and, finally, an emulsion of coconut with pineapple for dessert.

With the morning session ends the series 'Today we cook with', which began in March and has ensured the collaboration of different chefs in the region whose restaurants have been awarded a 'Sol Repsol' or have been recommended by the Repsol Guide 2014. Thus, once a month, the participant chef has offered students a class and cooked them a menu that included some of their most popular dishes.

Subsequently, these dishes become part of the menu offered in the restaurant CCT practices.

With this initiative, the CCT wants to promote Murcia cuisine and chefs, to publicize the kitchen of different local restaurants Region and bring the different municipalities of the city of Murcia.

It also allows students at the school receive lectures by renowned restaurateurs in the region, which they get to know different techniques, and offers them the possibility of working "hand in hand" with them.

During this year there have been seven days, which have been successful because along the same 420 people have approached the CCT to know the cuisine of the partner establishments.

Source: CARM

Agriculture seeks help from Europe to combat red palm weevil in Rio Chícamo and Calblanque

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Both spaces are framed in the Red Natura 2000

The palm of LIC River Chícamo, consisting of over 25,000 copies, is declared as a focus of the species from April 2009

The Ministry of Agriculture and Water, through the General Directorates of Environment and Agro-based Industry and Agricultural Training, has requested the grant of a LIFE project for the long-term conservation of existing palm and palm hearts Sites of Community Interest ( LIC) 'Rio Chícamo' and 'Calblanque, Mount of Ashes and Rock of the Eagle', before the great threat posed by exotic invasive beetle known as red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus), which is killing large numbers of palms in Murcia.

This initiative has the support of the City of Abanilla and its partners participants to the University of Murcia and businesses Agricultural Health Econex SL, Glen Biotech SL and Tragsa Group.

The objective of this project is to find novel effective ways to contribute to the survival of riparian habitat palm of LIC River Chícamo in Abanilla (comprised of more than 25,000 copies), and palmetto garrigas LIC Calblanque integrated both in the Red Natura 2000, compared with the effects of that plague.

Among the proposed actions contained demonstrate the feasibility of effective means of detection, through technology linked to drones, faster and with a good cost / benefit, and establish, through the involvement of local communities and private owners a EWS zonal and barriers to entry and spread through belts traps high efficiency and infective trapping based on flight patterns.

It also raises control the population of red palm weevil in the environment of LIC River Chícamo (where it was detected the pest in April 2009), reaching close to eradication levels, prevent their spread species palmácea Chamaerops humilis in LIC Calblanque, by establishing protocols for prevention and raising awareness of the role to be played by society in the control of invasive alien species.

Importing palm

The main vector of introduction of red palm weevil in Europe was the import of palm trees.

The first outbreak was detected in Spain in the province of Granada in 1995. Subsequently has been expanding to the Valencian Community (2005), New York (2005), Canary and Balearic Islands (2006), Ceuta (2009) and Aragon (2010) .

The first record of the species in the Region of Murcia dates from 2005. Currently there are about 40 outbreaks detected.

Source: CARM

The Community launched a computer application to sign and dispose of documents across the network

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

With 'Portafirmas-CARM' citizens avoid displacement system and may consult and retain documents in digital format

The regional administration already has corporate computer application 'Portafirmas-CARM', as this week published the Official Gazette of the Region of Murcia (BORM).

This is a corporate application, authorized by the Ministry of Finance, whose exploitation is made possible through an agreement signed with the University of Murcia, and modernizing the administrative action to provide the authorities and staff of the Community's electronic signature of documents.

The system also unifies the format of the electronically signed documents, which facilitates easy identification citizen.

The 'Portafirmas-CARM' has important benefits, such as the fact prevent displacement of the documents themselves subject heading, by allowing distribution, display and signature track 'on line'.

Similarly, this system is no longer necessary to print documents for your file to be legal, since the application is to keep them in digital format.

Document validation

In addition, the 'Portafirmas-CARM' can generate copies in full force and provides a consultation system that will allow 24 hours to consult the signed document electronically through the validator hosted on the website of the Community (https: // host / verificardocumentos).

Another advantage that this application presents for the citizen is that it allows the realization of few certified copies are required, without the need for traditional certification of documents.

This has been replaced by the inclusion of a numerical relationship, known as Secure Verification Code that give them full legal validity.

In conclusion, the corporate application 'Portafirmas-CARM' represents a breakthrough, as part of the simplification of procedures and eGovernment, and will mean significant savings in processing times, which will benefit citizens as it will enable the resolution of their applications in less time.

Source: CARM

Medio Ambiente Commission held in the PP of Murcia

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

The Ministry of Environment area and Climate Change People's Party of the Region of Murcia works for drafting the framework concerning your area program, which will provide the basis for inclusion in the electoral program with which the PP concur aa the next elections.

The meeting was headed by Executive Secretary of Agriculture, Water and Environment of the regional PP, Jesus Cano and National Representative of PP by Murcia in the Maria Ascension Carreño Congress.

Those responsible for the area of ​​Environment and Climate Change has set a target "high involvement", and concern for the issues that are at this moment of great interest in the various municipalities throughout the Region.

"We want a project open and participatory as possible, to present a serious and coherent program that addresses the concerns of murcianos.Nuestra region should play an important role in the environmental context, our commitment to a beneficial policy for conservation of our environment ", expressed Carreño.

Thus "water policy remains a priority, protection of natural capital is another major lines of action for the Popular Party the environment, employment, economic development and citizen initiative are united and are priority "stressed the deputy.

He has qualified Carreño that "our protection and improvement in the natural environment, air quality and industrial environment, waste management and environmental assessment and accountability, will be the main targets in addition to the fight against climate change, addressing the needs adaptation in various fields related to coastal and other vulnerable sectors. "

"Gone are the years in which the Socialist government, despite the concerns expressed, based almost exclusively its policy to combat climate change in the purchase of allowances" concluded the popular leader.

Source: Partido Popular de la Región de Murcia

ASAJA Murcia concerned about the collapse of prices of orange and calls for self-supply

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

The agricultural professional organization ASAJA Murcia has expressed great concern about the stagnation and collapse of prices in the campaign of orange in the Murcia area and has demanded a self sector and real effective supply management.

To the Secretary General of ASAJA Murcia, Alfonso Gálvez Caravaca, "the campaign of citrus fruit, particularly oranges, is living a very complicated and difficult campaign with negligible prices and a collapse in prices is worrying. Therefore, from our organization appeal to an effective supply management to avoid falling prices and permits supply management ".

In addition, the holder of ASAJA Murcia said "it is also essential to adapt supply to demand, concentrate supply and rationally manage the citrus offering throughout Spain. To this we must add, a reduction in production costs It is one of our horses currently most important "battle.

At the same time, ASAJA Murcia spokesman also noted that "it is vital to strengthen the promotion but unifying the offer, and for this, the sector has to bet on a sector reorganization becomes effective, to generate added value for producers."

Source: Agencias