Archive for May, 2016

The 'case Auditorium' seems to be the tip of the iceberg

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

It said Oscar Urralburu after learning that the new actions of the judge of Lorca suggest that before 'case Auditorium' there is "evidence of new crimes in other municipal actions, when Pedro Antonio Sánchez was mayor of Puerto Lumbreras. It seems that all the curriculum president is questioned by the Justice for being linked to corruption since its early stage as mayor. "

Urralburu said that "everything related to the regional president, in terms of governance, is touched by the shadow of corruption".

In relation to the information appearing in the court of Lorca, the parliamentary spokesman of Podemos has stressed that the 'case Auditorium' 'could be just the tip of the iceberg, since it seems that the suspicions are chasing him for more than a decade. There may be more than the unfinished auditorium of Puerto Lumbreras ".

"It is untenable the situation of Pedro Antonio. The judicial tangle woven around suggests that its governance is stained from top to bottom" added Oscar Urralburu who said "he hopes Thursday in the plenary of the Assembly, regional president answer the question that we raised from the Parliamentary Group can about their true relationship with the Punic plot and fixer of the same ".

Source: Podemos Región de Murcia

Tourism commitment to training to consolidate the region as a gastronomic destination reference

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

The CST today hosts a 'master lunch' served by Michelin star Pablo González-Conejero, Fran Martinez, Kiko Moya and Tino Helguera and students of Grade Gastronomy UCAM-CCT

The Minister of Economic Development, Tourism and Employment Development, Juan Hernandez, had an impact today on the importance of training "to value the Region as a gastronomic destination of reference".

Hernandez, along with the rector of the Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia, Josefina Garcia, attended the 'master lunch' 'Cocinando between Stars', held at the premises of the Centre for Tourism Qualification (CCT), which featured star chefs Paul Michelin González-Conejero, Fran Martinez, Kiko Moya and Tino Helguera and students Grade Gastronomy UCAM-CCT.

The head of Tourism stressed "the key role of the formation to position the murciana food and wine as the focus of national and international attraction and make the region a more competitive destination".

In this regard, he referred to the degree of Gastronomy UCAM-CCT, which he identified as "a teaching specifically designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully access the labor market and become desirable human capital by companies the catering sector and the regional food industry ".

Currently, the grade has 39 students and meets an advisory council formed by chefs Pablo González-Conejero (La Cabana), Fran Martinez (Maralba of Almansa) and Kiko Moya (L'Escaleta Cocentaina), "examples of professional success" .

Hernandez recalled some of the initiatives led by his department, as the training plan 'Alejob!'

and the decentralization strategy, which will benefit more than 1,000 people from 13 municipalities in the region.

Also he mentioned the enogastronómico Plan, presented yesterday, including a four-year planning to tap the tourism potential of regional cuisine and wines, destination and all the opportunities that the market offers.

Also, the head of Tourism said that "restoration is a sector on the rise" that from January to April the number of contracts increased more than 10 percent compared with the same period last year.

The CST, Hernandez recalled that the rate of employment of students at the school stands at 60 percent.

Source: CARM

Rose by 30.2 percent foreigners in non-hotel accommodation in the region in April tourists

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Murcia in April was the second region with the highest average stay in campsites and third in tourist apartments

The Minister of Economic Development, Tourism and Employment Development, Juan Hernandez, today assessed the data released by the National Statistics Institute, and stressed that "the increase of 30.2 percent seen in April in the number of registered foreign travelers the non-hotel tourist establishments (38.9 percent and 22 percent campsites in apartments), confirms a first quarter highs in the historical series, in terms of arrival of international tourism to the region, as data released yesterday pointed Survey of tourist Movements in Borders (Frontur), with a record 258,813 foreign tourists between January and April and an increase of 32.6 percent. "

During the first quarter of this year the number of passengers on regional extrahotel establishments totaled 63,210, which is 1.8 percent more than in the same period of 2015. In turn, they were 613,371 overnight stays, and they experienced an increase of 4.1 percent.

The average stay of travelers at campsites in the region of Murcia during the month of April was 7.7 days above the Spanish average which stood at 4.3 days.

So, Murcia is the second community with greater average stay in their campsites.

Moreover, the length of stay in tourist apartments reached 5.7 days on average, the third highest record in the country.

The national average was 5.5 days.

Increase in registrations of tourist accommodation

In April the set of tourist accommodation in the (hotel and non-hotel) region recorded increases in both the number of travelers and overnight stays, despite the 'calendar effect', given that Easter was held in March 2016, while which in 2015 it took place between March and April.

So, there were a total of 124,519 passengers, 2.5 percent more than in the same month last year, and in terms of overnight stays totaled 388,224, representing 1 percent more than in 2015.

However, in the whole of Spain declines they were recorded in both the number of passengers (-0.9 percent) and overnight stays (-0.3 percent).

Data for the first quarter reflect a "significant increase" in the volume of tourism demand in regulated accommodation, with rates of 8.9 percent in the number of travelers and 7.2% in overnight stays, "what makes this 2016 start of the best in recent years, "said the counselor.

Source: CARM

The Community supports the region to join the European tourist route of cooperatives

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

The objective is to value the business formula of the cooperative in the tourism sector, generating new business opportunities in luxury hotels, hostels or residences

The incorporation of the Region of Murcia to the project of European tourist route of cooperatives has been the main topic of the held today meeting between the Minister of Economic Development, Tourism and Employment, Juan Hernandez, and President of the Union of Worker Cooperatives associate Murcia (Ucomur), Juan Antonio Pedroza.

This route offers tourists the opportunity to stay in constituted as cooperative establishments and places value this business formula and values ​​of responsible tourism and local development.

It is also aimed at generating new business opportunities for the implementation of the charming hotels, hostels, residences or other hotels.

The head of Tourism said that "Murcia is an example in the creation of cooperatives, as we grow three times the national average".

He also noted that "if the murcianos know how to create cooperatives, generating economic growth and employment, why not do so in the field of tourism, now that is both energizing this activity?".

Hernandez explained that "there is a market source for many municipalities in the region that are starting to grow in the tourism sector, so it makes sense to also boost tourism in the cooperative area."

At this European Route of tourism cooperatives, which is active in 11 countries it has already joined other communities such as Andalusia, Asturias and the Basque Country.

The current offer of tourism cooperatives in Europe is collected on the website

Source: CARM

The Community shows a Libyan delegation engineers expert in water management best practices in the Region of Murcia

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Libyan local authorities are particularly interested in supply networks and wastewater management

The Autonomous Region today showed a Libyan delegation consisting of three experts in water management engineers good management practices carried out in this area in the Region of Murcia.

Libyan local authorities are particularly interested in supply networks and wastewater management.

Members of the delegation were received by the Minister of Presidency, Maria Dolores Pagán, and then attended a workshop organized by the Directorate General of Water, the Ministry of Water, Agriculture and Environment and the Directorate of Citizen Participation, European Union and External Action of the Ministry of the Presidency, in collaboration with the Institute of Development.

The workshop involved the CEO Water, Andres Martinez, who gave an overview of water management in the region of Murcia and in the Segura Basin and referred to the systems to optimize water use in environments where water resources are scarce: reuse and modernization of irrigation systems, from the perspective of the experience of Murcia.

Representatives Esamur and Emuasa also participated in the workshop with interventions on the network of water supply and wastewater management in Murcia, areas in which the Libyan local authorities have a special interest.

The coordinator of the Campus Mare Nostrum, Pilar Garrido, and a representative of the newly created Cluster Citizem also intervened to publicize cooperation projects Campus of excellence in the Mediterranean basin and other private initiatives such as Citizem, group of companies, universities, technological and professional associations whose aim is business sustainability and improving the quality of life of citizens of the region through a good use of technology, whose policy areas water technologies are.

This meeting allowed to have a first hand knowledge of the situation of the Libyan municipalities in relation to the main issue of water pollution, efficiency and scarcity.

The workshop concludes in the afternoon with a visit to the industrial water treatment Lorqui community Librilla irrigators and Remote Control Central Emuasa.

Nicosia initiative

The visit of the Libyan delegation is part of the Initiative Nicosia for the reconstruction of Libya, part of the lines of work of international development cooperation led by regional and local entities (decentralized international cooperation) members of the Euro-Mediterranean network, of the Region of Murcia it is part.

Source: CARM

Cehegín hosts the first of the 36 workshops on e-commerce organized by the Community

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Under the heading 'Seven steps to mount a successful online business', is done to encourage entrepreneurs, traders and SMEs make use of e-commerce in business

This morning the first of the 36 workshops that the Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism Development and Employment organized within the framework of the CECARM initiative of the Integra Foundation, in 16 municipalities in the region was presented in Cehegín.

Under the name 'Seven steps to mount a successful online business' brings together more than 80 registered among entrepreneurs and SMEs.

The CEO of Simplification of Business Activity and the Digital Economy, Francisco in April, said that since the Administration, "we have to help entrepreneurs, traders and SMEs to seek new business opportunities," adding that "the figures confirm that e-commerce is a way by which we must go. "

For this reason, "we will take these workshops to 16 municipalities in the region, so that their traders and small and medium entrepreneurs may have the skills to cope with this new challenge."

The aim of this first workshop is to show the business model, how to conduct a market survey low cost, how to validate whether a business idea is viable in the shortest possible time, and the steps required for the launch, and how to sell products and services over the internet.

Moreover, in practice shall describe step by step how to set up an online business from scratch.

Simultaneous to the workshops, it offers free consulting to-face, in which a consultant confidentially resolve any questions on electronic business stakeholders.

Specialized training for 16 municipalities

According to the National Observatory for Telecommunications and Information Society, e-commerce continues an upward trend that led him in 2014 to reach a turnover of 16,259 million euros, 11.3 percent more than during the previous year.

The workshops begin today will be held during the month of June, first week of July, September, October and November.

These workshops will be held at Eagles, Sewer, Alhama de Murcia, Archena, Caravaca de la Cruz, Cartagena, Cehegín, Cieza, Jumilla, Lorca, Murcia, San Pedro del Pinatar, San Javier, Torre Pacheco, Totana and Yecla.

They are managed by the Integra Foundation and financed by Community and European Funds for Regional Development (Feder).

Source: CARM

Luengo becomes part of the territorial Council of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

The PP mayor of the municipality of San Javier, thanked the trust placed in him to represent Murcia and said he felt supported to defend the interests Region of Murcia, the Mar Menor and San Javier

The mayor of the municipality of San Javier Popular Party, José Miguel Luengo, has today become part of the regional council of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces, at a meeting this morning in that council, which is the body most representative FEMP.

The mayor of the Murcian municipality of San Javier, Jose Miguel Luengo, who was already a member of the commission of infrastructure FEMP, thanked the trust placed in him to represent Murcia and said he felt supported to defend the interests of the Murcia, the Mar Menor and San Javier.

After the meeting stressed feel supported "to defend the interests of the Region of Murcia, the Mar Menor and San Javier in this important body where municipalities concur Federation to articulate effective mechanisms for their municipalities".

Source: PP Región de Murcia

CA Murcia Tovarsport shines in the National Junior Clubs

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

The Murcian club took part Saturday in the final B Spain Championship club category, held at the Municipal Sports Center Moratalaz and where they managed to win in the men 's competition

The Municipal Sports Center Moratalaz in Madrid last Saturday hosted the final B Spain Championship Junior Clubs, with the participation of CA Murcia Tovarsport both male and female section.

Murcia club athletes faced off with Pamplona Grupoempleo At., At.

Intec-Zoiti and AA Moratalaz men, while women competed with At.

Intec-Zoiti, Unicaja and AA Athletics Moratalaz.

In the men's competition, Paul Cantalejo was 2nd in 100m.l.

(11.85), with Pedro De Gea imposed in 200 (24.10) and David Vazquez occupying the 2nd place in 400 (53.09).

Dario Romero was the best in 800 (1: 57.4), being 3rd in 1500 Ortín Jesus (4: 33.01) and 3,000 beating Mohamed Katir (8: 24.3), while Alberto Garcia was 3rd in 2,000m.

obstacles (6: 40.45).


March won Liberto Lopez (25: 56.94), being 2nd in 110m.

1.00 Sunday fences Vicente and 3rd in 400m.

0,91 fences Martin Ortiz (58.86).

Alberto Rodriguez finished 2nd in length (6.25) and 4th Alfonso Martinez in the triple jump (11.91) and 4th Elvis Martins Nicholas in height (1.60).

Angel Garcia finished 3rd in the pole vault (3.00), with triumph for Jesus Barranco 1,75kg disk.

(29.78) and 3rd place for Pablo Canovas 700g javelin.

(43.08) as Pablo Lopez 6kg hammer.

(16.71), being 2nd 6kg weight.

Antonio David Sanchez (11.82).

3rd was the 4×100 relay with Angel Garcia, Alberto Rodriguez, Pablo and Domingo Vicente Cantalejo (45.01), being disqualified from the 4×400 relay with Jesus Barranquero, Manuel Leon, Jose Aviles and Pablo Lopez (art. 170.19).

Murcia club was done with the masculine triumph thanks to his 51 points, followed by Grupoempleo At Pamplona.

(50) At.

Intec-Zoiti (46) and AA Moratalaz (44).

In the women's section, José María Nortes was 2nd in 100m.l., being 4th in 200 Irene Lencina (29.22) and 3rd in 400 Cari Paz Garcia (1: 06.03), with Marina Garcia occupying the same place in 800 (2: 38.74).

Pino García was to expire in 3000 (12: 01.07), with Ana Faucon 3rd in 100m.

Diaz Natividad 0,84 fences and 4th in 400m.

fences 0.762 (1: 14.87), being also 4th in 2000 Ouidad obstacles Khatir (8: 44.23).

3rd 5,000m.

Sara march ended Ammour (27: 35.50), ranking 2nd in length Manuela Palazón (4.68), with Maria Jesus Jimenez 3rd in the triple jump (9.64) and Lucia Cervantes 4th in height (1.35).

1kg disk same position.

Rocio occupied Garre (9.98), being 2nd Rosa Florenciano 600g javelin.

(23.45) and 4th 4kg hammer.

Marta Sempere (14.97), while Lucia Nortes finished 2nd in weight 4kg.


3rd finished the 4×100 relay with Nortes Lucia Rocio Garre, Irene and Maria José Lencina Nortes (54.16).

Undoubtedly accusing the heavy casualties in various tests, the final count took the 4th place at CA Murcia Tovarsport in women, with 37 points, behind At.

Intec-Zoiti (44), AA Moratalaz (49) and Unicaja Athletics (65).

Source: FAMU

The Consortium for Fire Fighting awarded the works to expand the Park Fire Alhama-Totana

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

The reform will improve the distribution of uses and expand the capacity of facilities, from which service is given to five municipalities and supports other parks

They have also been validated training courses for staff of the CEIS, which deal, among others, on issues such as air rescue and height and have a budget of 240,000 euros

The Permanent Commission of the Consortium for Fire Fighting and Rescue Region (CEIS) has awarded the works to expand the Fire Station Alhama-Totana for an amount of 193,363 euros and a lead time of 18 months.

The Director General of Public Safety and Emergency, Manuel Duran, said that "it is an important work whose objective is to improve the facilities which have different fire stations belonging to the Consortium for Fire Fighting, all of which, along with other improvements in terms of provision of material and human resources, it is contained in the Strategic Plan designed to provide better service to citizens. "

Currently, the Fire includes a building dependency, where through a lobby leads to a control room, office, distributor, kitchen, bathroom and a staircase leading to the top, where it locates a dressing room, showers, bedroom and gym.

There is a parking ship with 4 outputs intervention, and with them a warehouse-workshop.

The expansion aims, through the construction of two porches, increase the area of ​​the parking ship, from 4 to 6 outputs intervention, and change the use of one of the frames to suit administration building.

Once building units have been removed gym and storage, and increased surface use change, the freed space will be occupied by expanding the kitchen area of ​​intervention and control room on the ground floor, and upstairs it has more space for bedrooms, as well as the gym, now located below the ship intervention.

In order to homogenize the distribution of space, the current location of the ladder will also change.

The firehouse Alhama-Totana has a staffing consisting of one sergeant, five corporals and ten firefighters.

The park serves the municipalities of Alhama de Murcia, Totana, Aledo, Librilla and the municipality of Fuente Alamo.

Also it supports firehouses Sewer, Mula, Mazarrón and Lorca.

Training Plan

Moreover, the CEIS Personnel Board has validated the Training Plan, which has a budget of 240,000 euros.

The Plan contains a proposal courses for personnel serving in the Consortium on a total of nine subjects, both technical, and management and organization.

Duran said that "is good news recovery of the training, because it represents a prop for staff of the Consortium confronts under proper conditions the colorful display of emergency that must face and to meet its actions successfully" .

Scheduled courses include traffic accidents (15 in total, with 20 students in each), designed to update knowledge on action on new types of unconventional vehicles that are incorporated into the circulation, either electrical or hybrid;

rescue height (also 15 and 20 students per issue) on materials and techniques used in these cases;

specializing in forest fires (in the same number as the previous two) training;

and management skills, conflict resolution and effective decision making (one to 10 students).

The proposal also includes air rescue in their specialties natural environment, sea, and air service health advanced (at two groups of 10 members each);

command and control in complex interventions (2 groups of 10 students);

release employment team Holmatro (for two mechanics on staff);

pulmo maintaining masks and Drager (two editions, warehouse personnel) and inspection and maintenance of spears (two also for warehouse personnel).

Source: CARM / Foto:

Active health plan preventive actions against the effects of heat this summer

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

The Director General of Public Health and Addictions remember that heat stroke can cause death and warns of the need for responsible behavior

The Ministry provides a series of measures to prevent heatstroke and invites the public to take special care in the middle of the day

The Ministry of Health, through the Directorate General of Public Health and Addictions, active morning, June 1, the Plan of Preventive Actions against the effects of excessive temperatures on Health 2016, which runs until September 15 .

The Director General of Public Health and Addictions, Manuel Molina, said that "the goal is to prevent those damages that may cause health excess heat".

This is crucial, because in the region, he said, "in the summer months often exceed 40 degrees Celsius."

With the arrival of June, Health, through the Directorate General of Public Health and Addictions, will perform a series of actions to raise awareness and inform how to protect and care for the most vulnerable as they can be people, among others, the elderly, children and chronic patients.

Thus, following the directions of the National Plan Excess Temperatures 2016 prepared by the Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Public Health and Addictions will collect predictive information on the environmental temperature and level of risk.

Also, as was done in previous years, using the Epidemiology Service of the Ministry of Health, the mortality associated with exposure to excessive temperatures it should be monitored.

In short, Molina added, "prevention requires the cooperation of all levels of government, central, regional and local, as well as social organizations."

Preventive Action Plan against the effects of excessive temperatures on Health is made by professionals Environmental Health Service since 2004 and as a result of the heat wave that hit Europe in 2003.

This service makes the Journal Index Extreme Heat (IDET), and it is taken as a basis the maximum and minimum temperatures set thresholds for the Region (34 C and 23 ° C).

The IDET is published on the web and sent Monday through Friday via email to a list of more than 80 addresses.

The aim, said the general manager is to communicate this information to health centers, hospitals, municipalities, Red Cross, Civil Protection and media, among others, to know the temperature and stress the need to take preventive measures, especially when the two thresholds, the maximum and minimum values ​​are exceeded.

Effects of heat on health

Human exposure to high ambient temperatures can cause insufficient response of the thermoregulatory system because heat can alter the body's vital functions.

A very high temperature, due to loss of water and electrolytes, can cause a malfunction of organs.

In addition, other effects resulting from exposure to high temperatures are cramps, dehydration, sunstroke or heat stroke can result in death.

Broadly speaking, the symptoms of heat stroke may include dry skin, rapid and strong pulse, and dizziness.

Last summer, from June to September, were reported to the Department of Epidemiology two deaths by heat stroke.

There were two adult males, "which falls within the usual range of reported deaths".


The Director General of Public Health and Addictions, Manuel Molina, stressed the "importance" of measures because "in the region summers are becoming more pronounced, warmer temperatures and slightly higher than the global average."

This justifies, he said, the need to remember a series of measures to prevent heatstroke and protect health:

Drink plenty of water or fluids without waiting to be thirsty.

Avoid alcoholic beverages, coffee, tea or cola and sugary.

In the days of intense heat in cool places to stay in the shade.

Take a cool shower or bath.

Lower the blinds to the sunshine directly.

Make light meals of salads, fruits, vegetables, gazpacho or juices that help replenish salts lost through sweat.

Avoid outdoor activities during the hottest hours, especially if the activities are intense.

If you have to stay outside, try to be in the shade, wear lightweight, light-colored clothing, wear sun, wear a hat and sunglasses.

Use a fresh, comfortable shoes and perspire.

Also, the Ministry of Health insists that no physical or sporting activity takes place during the middle of the day.

Source: CARM