Archive for May, 2019

Joaquín López: "We demand responsibility from all the parties to make this the legislature of stability." The senator elect for the PSRM, Joaquín López Pagán, has stated after collecting his credential that he is willing to work for the pro

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

The PSRM-PSOE senator-elect, Joaquín López Pagán, has called on all political parties "responsibility, because this legislature needs to have four years of stability to address the fundamental challenges that lie ahead."

The senators, Joaquín López Pagán and Susana Hernández and deputies elected to the Congress of the Deputies, Pedro Saura, Marisol Sánchez and Juan Luis Soto already have their credentials, previous step to the taking of possession of their seats after the general elections of the past 28 of April.

López Pagán explained that "once this step is completed, we will immediately start working in favor of Spain and the Region of Murcia, which is what citizenship has chosen for us".

Likewise, he has asked "the right to abandon the primaries, and assume with responsibility that they have lost the general elections and that the Socialist Party has won by the will of the Spaniards and Spaniards, who want a progressive government that gives Hope for this country, and most importantly, stability. "

Joaquín López has assured the senators and deputies of the PSRM will work for citizens to recover rights and freedoms, as well as to respond to the main needs that exist in economic, environmental and territorial matters, among others.


CCOO Justice expresses its opposition to the possible new Minister of Justice

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019


The trajectory of Juan Carlos Campo as Secretary of State for Justice at the time when he was Minister of Justice Francisco Camaño, his positions in relation to the Civil Registry (he intends to close the offices of small and medium-sized towns) and his commitment to suppression of the Courts of Peace and the judicial parties centralizing all the courts in the provincial capitals, among other attitudes contrary to the official position of their party in defense of the rural world, and its manifestations, being a spokesperson for the PSOE in the justice commission of the Congress, against the rights of the personnel of the Administration of Justice to which it has tried to impose the forced mobility in a reform of the LOPJ agreed with the PP IN 2018, are several samples of the reasons for which it has been gained to be a person non grata for the Justice Sector of CCOO and for a large part of our collective.

CCOO is addressing those responsible for the PSOE, and its secretary general, to inform them that the eventual appointment of Juan Carlos Campo as Minister of Justice would be a serious error and a further setback for the rights of citizens and staff of the Administration of Justice.

Today there has been a further concentration in the City of Justice of Murcia, which have already been made in claim to negotiate the increase of the Specific Complement.

Concentrations that have been at a national level with clear support for workers.

Source: CCOO Región de Murcia

Business Intelligence for food companies, developed in Murcia

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

The first BI tool for linear analysis of any food product has been developed in our region

A group of Murcian entrepreneurs, concerned about access to market information that can be handled by food companies, has developed the first tool that analyzes the linear of any product and democratizes access to information.

After more than two years of research, a small group of Murcian entrepreneurs has managed to apply Business Intelligence systems to the analysis of the lines of all the food categories that can be found in a supermarket.

Until now, most Business Intelligence tools deal with internal company data to provide managers with control panels to monitor their situation, BIAI App is the first that collects external data and converts them into organized information to give an knowledge to the entrepreneur of the situation of his market.

With this BIAI Market Analytics tool, it democratizes access to market information since it allows small and medium-sized companies to have information about their market similar to that of large industries, since their cost is very accessible to any organization .

BIAI App offers information on all manufacturers, brands, formats, varieties, flavors, novelties, etc.

of any category of food that is found in the lines of the large distribution.

The versatility of the tool allows for studies of both the national market and any country that a company is exporting or want to export, thus helping to prepare an assortment adapted to the preferences of each country.

Knowing the composition of a linear, knowing the different positioning of competitors and all the characteristics that surround a category will help the manager or entrepreneur to prepare their business visits, to detect business opportunities, the development of new products and ultimately the decision making.

Source: Agencias

Today, in the act of proclamation of elected offices to the Congress of Deputies and the Senate

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Violante Tomás: "We will work, tirelessly, in defense of the priorities of the million and a half of Murcia"

The PP senator thanked "the trust placed by citizens in our political formation" and added "we will not disappoint"

The senator of the PP for the Region of Murcia, Violante Tomás, said this morning that "we will work from the Congress of Deputies and the Senate without rest, to take forward all the priority issues for the million and a half of Murcia."

And we will do it, he added "with the eyes and the heart put in the Region of Murcia".

This has been expressed, on behalf of the elected officials by the PP after receiving the credential from the president of the Provincial Electoral Board, Concepción Grau, where he has also collected the senator, Domingo Segado, and the deputy, Isabel Borrego.

The secretary general of the PP and deputy Teodoro García has not been able to attend, for reasons of agenda, and has been picked up in his name by the manager of the PP, Alejandro Zamora.

Tomás thanked on behalf of all the PP and the Deputies and Senators the confidence deposited by the citizens for what has ensured that "we will not disappoint."

At this point has made reference to the issues that most concern the Murcia and has mentioned the water, "we bet to give continuity to the Tajo Segura Transfer a security recognized by law and a National Water Pact that shares it in a solidarity and fair "

Likewise, he referred to the definitive impulse of the infrastructures "that we need and the change of the system of regional financing that harms us since 2009 that was approved by the PSOE".

The act of proclamation of elected officials was chaired by Judge Concepción Grau Rech, who has been accompanied by the rest of the members of the Provincial Electoral Board composed of different magistrates and non-judicial members.

Grau has highlighted in his speech "the work behind the credentials that today collect," he congratulated the deputies and senators because "you are the best of each of the parties you represent" and urged them to "exercise their work from responsibility, because they have a contract where employers are citizens and the matter on which lies is everything that makes life easier for citizens without losing sight of the Constitution.

Source: PP Región de Murcia

The Regional Library receives the playwright Fulgencio Martínez Lax within the cycle of literary encounters 'Fresh ink'

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

The Murcian author will dialogue tomorrow with the readers about his career and his latest play, 'Háblame'

The Regional Library of Murcia, a space managed by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, hosts tomorrow, May 9 (7:30 pm), a new literary meeting with the Murcian playwright Fulgencio Martínez Lax, framed in the cycle 'Fresh Ink'.

Accompanied by the journalist Patricio Peñalver, Martínez Lax will share with the audience details of his work as a theater author and, in particular, of his work 'Háblame'.

After the talk and the conversation held by both, a conversation will open with the attendees who wish to intervene.

The cycle 'Fresh ink' of the Regional Library has as main objective the promotion of the authors of the Region of Murcia who have recently published through dynamic meetings with readers.

'Háblame' is starring a family consisting of a widowed mother (Isabel), a lonely and rebellious son (Javier) and a grandmother (Adela) who begins to give symptoms of confusion and forgetfulness.

Immersed in an incipient dementia, the grandmother clings to the memories of her youth, which causes characters of the past to appear like her husband, her brother or her parents.

All will travel through his memory showing a special generosity and tenderness that will serve as an anchor for his grandson to clear the ghosts and demons that generate violent acts in him.

In the middle of them all is Isabel, who struggles from bewilderment, from fatigue, but also from love to care for her mother and rescue her son from the situation in which he finds himself.

The author

Fulgencio Martínez Lax (Murcia, 1961) is a PhD in Philosophy and Arts and teaches Dramaturgy and Dramatic Literature at the School of Dramatic Arts of Murcia.

In addition, he teaches courses and gives lectures in different places in Europe and Latin America and publishes articles and essays about the theatrical event.

His dramaturgical production is collected in cycles and among his latest theatrical texts are: 'Those who go nowhere' (Theater of the dead), 'The longest night' (The last Francoist executions), '016, failed exercise for women '(Gender Violence),' Stones' (Stolen babies), 'The Lady Macbeth hangars' (Monarchies and corruption),' Aylan, apocryphal concert for a flight '(The Syrian refugees) and' Talk to me '(Del Tenderness cycle).

Presentation of 'Latin lovers'

The regional library will also host on Friday, May 10 (10:00 am), another literary presentation, by the philologist from Logroño Emilio del Río Sanz, who will speak about his work 'Latin lovers'.

'From Asterix to Brexit', 'On this pizza I will build the Roman Empire', 'Latin is milk' or 'From Spartacus to Grease' are the titles of some of the chapters that make up this book in which Del Río shows, Through a multitude of references to sport, economy, food, cinema or music, Latin is very much alive in the most colloquial culture without being fully aware of it.

Emilio del Río Sanz is a professor and writer from the University of La Rioja, doctor in Latin Philology from the Complutense University of Madrid.

He completed his doctoral thesis under the title 'The influence of the theater of Seneca in Spanish literature' and won it the National Award of the Spanish Society of Classical Studies (1994).

Subsequently, he won the Honorary Award of the Society of Latin Studies (2012), the National Award of the Spanish Society of Latin Studies (2014) and the National Award of the Society of Classical Studies (2015).

Source: CARM

The Cathedral and the Episcopal Palace are preparing for the ordination of Bishop Chico

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

In the days prior to the episcopal ordination of Bishop Sebastián Chico Martínez, auxiliary Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Cartagena, different interventions are being carried out so that the Cathedral and the Episcopal Palace are ready for this diocesan celebration.

The Bishop of Cartagena, Msgr. José Manuel Lorca, has commissioned the renovation of the galas that the balconies of the Episcopal Palace will wear and that will replace the old ones.

Several parishioners of the parish of Our Lady of the Assumption of Molina de Segura, voluntarily and under the guidelines of Encarnita Fernández Ripoll, have been commissioned to make the new draperies that will be on Saturday next the balconies of the first floor of the main facade.

For this work they have used about fifty meters of garnet velvet with gold trimmings sewn by hand as fringes, chevrons and tassels of different sizes.

In addition, other trousseau works have also been developed for the occasion.

On the staircase of the main courtyard, which is one of the areas that can be visited from the Episcopal Palace, changes can also be seen.

In the next few days a carpet will cover the 66 marble steps, a type of garment that is only installed when a new bishop is appointed in the Diocese.

In terms of lighting, the bulbs of the large lamp that illuminates this area have been renovated by LED technology, as well as the lanterns of the patio arcades.

In addition, plants and flowers adorn every corner.

The Cathedral will also show its best finery next May 11th.

The altar platform has been restored with the installation of new wood covered with carpet in the same red color as the previous one.

Inside the presbytery, the platform beneath the chair has also been renovated and the carpet on which Bishop Sebastián Chico prostrates himself, during the litany of the saints, will also be a premiere and the same material as the one on the altar.

Likewise, there has been an extraordinary cleaning of some elements such as the bars of the presbytery and choir, along with the wooden seating.

Being a significant event in the Diocese of Cartagena, next Friday the bells of the Cathedral will ring twice.

At 1:05 p.m. and at 8:08 p.m., they will sound for five minutes to announce the episcopal ordination of Bishop Sebastián Chico, as well as when special solemnities such as the Immaculate Conception or Corpus Christi are celebrated, or on the descent of the Virgin of the Fuensanta.

Source: Obispado de Cartagena

Telecofórum brings together companies, professors and students to analyze employability in the ICT sector

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

The XVII edition of Telecofórum gathered today, once again, to companies related to the environment of new technologies, professors and students to analyze the latest developments, the labor market situation and the employability index of the information technology sector and telecommunications.

The general director of Information Technology, Heritage and Telecommunications, Juan José Almela, accompanied by the general director of Universities and Research, Juan Monzó, and the vice-rector of Innovation and Enterprise of the UPCT, Alejandro Pérez, participated today in the opening of this technical conference which is part of the activities carried out by the Integra Foundation within the initiative Information Society Region of Murcia (Sicarm).

Almela highlighted "the high rates of job placement of new graduates in Telecommunications, which measure the good health of the sector and its future expectations, both in terms of employability and rates of digital entrepreneurship."

Source: CARM

The Cathedral will close Thursday and Friday to prepare the ordination of Bishop Chico

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

On the occasion of the preparations for the episcopal ordination of Bishop Sebastián Chico, auxiliary Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Cartagena, the Cathedral of Murcia will be closed on 9 and 10 May, Thursday and Friday.

In order to attend the faithful who each morning participate in the first hour celebrations in the Cathedral, the Masses of 7:15 and 8:30 am will be transferred to the Chapel of St. James the Episcopal Palace (that of Perpetual Adoration).

So on Thursday and Friday the Eucharist will be celebrated in the chapel of Santiago at 7:15, 8:30 and 11:00 am.

In the same way, on Saturday, May 11, not to coincide with the episcopal ordination, the celebration of 11:00 am will be suppressed in the chapel of Santiago, but the Eucharist will be celebrated at 7:15 and 8:30 hours in this chapel.

The Museum of the Cathedral will also be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

On Saturday, May 11, the Cathedral will open its doors at 9:30 am for the faithful who will participate in the celebration of the episcopal ordination of Bishop Chico.

Source: Obispado de Cartagena

Adicae Murcia celebrates a meeting with representatives of the main political parties of the Region to discuss consumer issues

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

ADICAE, a consumer and user organization of reference in Spain and Europe, which has already added more than 200,000 members and is present in the main consultative bodies (CCU, CNMV, DGSFP, ESMA, EIOPAA), has held a meeting with the political parties that currently have representation in our Regional Assembly.

The meeting, held at the Faculty of Communication and Documentation of the University of Murcia on Monday, aimed to move our proposals on consumer policy and consumer rights to different political groups and make an exchange and debate on them.

Thus, we have the presence of Emilio Ivars, candidate for the Regional Assembly and Secretary of the Socialist Parliamentary Group.

The candidate recognized, before one of the expositions of the association on the fraud of Forum, Afinsa and Art and Nature, that still had not been made in the Region all that could be done to arrive at a reasonable solution of this problem that affects about 15,000 families in the Region of Murcia.

Ivars said he is not in favor of the general directorates dedicated to consumer issues are individualized only in consumption, says that a general direction of consumption has to be efficient in all areas that collect more than the name it bears.

We also have the presence in this debate of Francisco Abril, General Director of Consumption, Trade and Administrative Simplification of the Regional Government that represented the Popular Party of the Region of Murcia.

April advanced the proposal by the popular party to create a unique consumer phone in the Region of Murcia to be able to lighten the process when putting a claim.

Regarding the subsidies received by consumer associations in the Autonomous Community, he acknowledged that it is a poor amount to maintain up to 10 associations that exist in this area at present in the Region and that receive a subsidy from the Regional Government.

The representative of the popular party expresses that the intention is to improve the budget allocated for this purpose.

For the part of the political party of Citizens, we were with Francisco Álvarez, candidate for the Regional Assembly and Secretary of Institutional Action of the party in the Region of Murcia.

The representative of Ciudadanos announced the intention of his party to implement an Autonomic Circular Economy Law based on the principles of reduction, reuse and recycling.

In addition, the training says that it wants to stop the contamination by plastics, fulfilling the objective that marks the European Union.

In this sense, Cs said that it will also encourage self-consumption of renewable energy by promoting an energy model based on renewable energies with the horizon of 2050. Álvarez also expressed the intention of the party to enhance the work of the offices of attention to consumers.

Finally, we also have the presence of Rafa Esteban, number four to the Regional Assembly and Secretary of Economy of Podemos Región de Murcia.

The candidate spoke about regulating the electricity sector and lowering the price of the electricity bill for consumers, but pointed out that this could hardly be done if the top managers of the electric companies are also politicians.

The representative of the purple formation supports the possibility of relocating those persons who are in a situation of eviction without an occupational alternative.

The candidate said he was taking home the proposal of the association to create a specific general direction of consumption to avoid the slowness of many claims, especially when they are collective, in this matter.

Source: Adicae Murcia

Fernando López Miras meets with the president of the College of Physicians of the Region of Murcia

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

The head of the regional executive, Fernando López Miras, met today at the Palacio de San Esteban with the president of the Association of Doctors of the Region, Isabel Montoya, with whom he discussed, among other matters, the holding of the National Congress on the Program of Comprehensive Care for the Sick Doctor, which will take place in Murcia next October, as explained by the Minister of Health, Manuel Villegas, at the end of this meeting.

López Miras showed the support of the regional government to the celebration of this Congress that develops the Medical College Organization throughout Spain.

It is a help and collaboration tool with doctors who suffer from some type of illness that prevents them from developing their profession in the fullness of their faculties.

Source: CARM