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The incidence soars 42 points and approaches 300 cases

Spain borders on high risk in the sixth wave of the pandemic reaching 290 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, with a rise of 42 points in the transmission since Friday and 43,808 new infections (10,952 each day), a situation that continues to push the average occupancy in the intensive units (10,2 %). According to Health data, with the new covid traffic light approved a couple of weeks ago, Spain is close to high risk (300 to 500 cases); while the transmission in the Basque Country (881) and Navarra (712), the two with the highest incidence and at extreme risk when exceeding 500, it once again experienced a strong rise, specifically 115 and 178 points, respectively. ...
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US Government May Begin Free Home COVID Testing In January

Health experts expressed optimism with the new government policy. Photo: INDRANIL MUKHERJEE / AFP / Getty Images Tens of millions of Americans will soon be able to have their home COVID tests at no cost, as announced by the White House. This news comes at a time when there is growing concern about the new Omicron variant, which has already appeared in California, Minnesota, Colorado and New York. Other countries have already made home tests free. For example, British citizens can request from a government website that rapid test kits be delivered to their homes free of charge. Although Americans have been able to get free COVID tests from their doctors and at certain hospitals, they have also had to pay for home tests, which generally ...
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Tebas: “The LaLiga Impulso operation is a strategic operation with a partner to grow in the future, not a mere financing”

The president of the National Professional Football League Javier Tebas, he assures in a letter that "The LaLiga Impulso operation is a strategic operation with a partner to grow in the future, not a mere financing as proposed by the alternative project”Defended by Real Madrid, Barcelona and Athletic. In the letter, Thebes responds to the letter issued by Real Madrid, Barcelona and Athletic noting that, "given the new letter that you have received sent by Real Madrid CF and signed by Athletic Club and FC Barcelona, ​​we can highlight little else since the same arguments are repeated with the sole intention of generating maximum uncertainty and confusion to achieve , in any case, that LaLiga Impulso does not g...
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Senate is under pressure to give ‘green cards’ to undocumented, but parliamentarian evaluates only provisional protection

Defenders of immigrants ask the Senate not to take into account the parliamentarian. Foto: Drew Angerer / Getty Images Activists and some Democratic congressmen demonstrated this Tuesday near Congress to pressure the Senate to approve a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, but so far the parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough reviews a plan that only contemplates a protection of maximum 10 years for these immigrants. “It is time to put people before profit. It's time to move Build Back Better… We must - and I demand - protect every immigrant neighbor in our country. [Debe] include a path to citizenship ”, said the representative Rashida Tlaib (Washington). She was one of the signatories of the letter in which 90 representa...
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Latino voices on Eric Adams transition committees raise hopes that NYC immigrants will be a priority

Since Eric Adams launched his campaign for the New York City Mayor's Office, the Brooklyn politician gave his word that his government will be a faithful example of what the Big Apple is, and Latinos will have a leading role. And is that the recent announcement that within the transition team, which includes more than 700 members, there are several you latinas and that he decided to promote an Immigration affairs committee, have been received as a hope that Adams will keep his word. This was assured by the current President of the Immigration Committee of the Municipal Council Carlos Menchaca who despite not having supported the elected Mayor in the Democratic primaries, was called to be part of the transition team, a gesture that envisions that the next president will b...
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Lexus creates a buggy with a hydrogen engine!

We can be before him most revolutionary vehicle from Lexus. Not only because it is completely out of its usual product line, as it is a recreational model, but also because it also mounts an unprecedented propeller in the brand. We are talking about ROV, a buggy withhydrogen engineO! The Japanese luxury firm has us used to luxury cars, designed to enjoy maximum comfort and a exceptional quality of life. And in few but brilliant cases, some sports vehicle high performance for fun on the track. But what we had never seen was a recreational model to have fun off the asphalt as in the case of the ROV (Recreational Off-highway Vehicle). Although that yes, it does not lose that exclusive touch, since i...
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Mexico applies extra dose to people over 60 but rules out the rest of the population

Vaccination began in 6 of the 32 states in the country. Foto: Manuel Velasquez / Getty Images After months of discarding it, Mexico finally began this Tuesday to vaccinate with booster doses against covid-19 to all those over 60 years of age, including President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, but the authorities do not currently provide booster vaccines for the rest of the population. Vaccination began in 6 of the 32 states of the country (Mexico City, Chiapas, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Sinaloa and Yucatán), where all those over 60 will receive a dose of AstraZeneca regardless of the type of vaccine they have received in the past. AstraZeneca for all seniors in Mexico The Mexican capital began by vaccinating the 60,000 adults over 60 who liv...
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The US warns China that it will do everything possible not to annex Taiwan

Sullivan also stressed that the same efforts will be used to prevent a Russian invasion of Ukraine. Foto: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images WASHINGTON – The United States government warned China on Tuesday that it will take all possible actions, both dissuasive and diplomatic, to ensure that China does not annex Taiwan by force. This was pointed out by the White House national security adviser, Jake Sullivan at a press conference, in response to a question about whether the US is prepared to deal with a situation in which China uses force for a unification with Taiwan and Russia invade Ukraine at the same time. “The US will take all possible actions, both dissuasive and diplomatic, to ensure that the Taiwan scenario you have described ...
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When I grow up I want to be Almudena Grandes

I've been hearing for more than a week that Almudena Grandes has died. They say that he died on November 27 when his body was overcome by cancer. Above all, the first days of knowing his death, social networks were filled with posthumous tributes, the kind that we like to give to great women and men when their life has turned off. Ten days after she left us, little by little the tributes diminish and, without falling into ostracism, soon only a few of us will remember her. He said André Malraux, French novelist and politician that: "Death is important only insofar as it makes us reflect on the value of life." Hinting that death is meaningless. Today death has no value or purpose. In our culture, we have l...
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In a bloody year for NYC jails, congressmen pressure the City Council to ban solitary confinement by law

To the clamor and mobilizations that began decades ago to put an end to solitary confinement in detention centers in New York City, a practice that, as is duly documented, has caused the death of hundreds of prisoners, the entire New York delegation in the House of Representatives joined this Tuesday. New York congressmen, in a wide public missive, urged City Council President Corey Johnson, before the end of 2021, "Push the button" that would eliminate the method of punishment described as a "form of torture", simply by calling a vote on draft bill 2173 that would completely ban this practice in the Big Apple. The Capitol commission led by the congressman of Dominican origin Adriano Espaillat, called on local legislators to erase this "medieval practice" from the histor...