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Coronavirus in the United States | Mobile morgues and prisoners transporting corpses: how El Paso became one of the areas hardest hit by covid-19

Drafting BBC World News3 minutesImage source, ReutersCaption, Volunteer inmates are helping transport bodies in El Paso.The United States had just over 9 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 when November began. Just a few weeks later, the country exceeds 11 million.And a Texas county emerges as the latest epicenter of the pandemic.In El Paso, located right on the border with Mexico and known for its desert landscape and military complexes, Covid-19 patients account for more than half of hospital admissions, and the count continues to rise.We present five elements that explain this alarming crisis.Attention: some of the images in this note may hurt the sensitivity of readers.1. Overflowing hospitalsWith an increase in cases of more than 1,000 a day in El Paso, the number of infections ...
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Spain and Brazil will mediate to close the great trade agreement between the EU and Mercosur

Roberto PerezFOLLOW Updated:19/11/2020 01: 02h save Related newsBrazil and Spain will mediate to pave the great agreement between the EU and Mercosur, which has been under negotiation for 20 years and is pending ratification, following the progress made in the last triennium.The Brazilian Vice Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Roberto Fendt, was convinced this Wednesday that "the agreement will be signed soon." This was indicated at the Brazil-Spain Forum organized by ABC, in which, together with Fendt, the Deputy Secretary General of the EU External Action Service participated, Stefano Sannino; the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the Government of Spain, Cristina Gallach; and the Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs of Telefónica, Eduardo Navarro.Fe...
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Cuomo, the highest paid governor in the country, will earn $ 25 thousand more in the heat of New York crisis

Cutting a ribbon at LGA airport, June 2020 Foto: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / Getty Images Andrew Cuomo has been the highest paid governor in the country this year, with an annual income of $ 225,000, which in January will rise to $ 250,000. That latest increase of $ 25,000 a year was approved in 2019 and will increase the status of the Democratic governor earning the highest salary of all his colleagues from any party in the United States. By contrast, judges and 213 state legislators serving in the Senate and Assembly in Albany they didn't get the green light for their own expected raises, as the Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation Commission argued that the state is too ruined due to COVID-19. "We understand that the potential for sign...
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An improved Real Madrid beats Maccabi without palliative

An action from Real Madrid-Maccabi. EFE Real Madrid signed their fourth consecutive victory in the Euroleague, against Maccabi 79-63, after a first quarter in which his offensive fluidity was essential in the development of the game. A great circulation of the ball in attack, with a good percentage of completion from the triple, and a special vigilance on the star of Maccabi, Scottie Wilbekin, was the key to the great first quarter of Real Madrid, which was reflected on the scoreboard (29-18). Alberto Abalde was the first person in charg...
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The King supports the freedom of the media

King Felipe VI stressed this Wednesday that freedom is an intrinsic condition for the existence of true means of communication and it has been questioned about what would remain of freedom and democracy if they ceased to fulfill their function. Together with Queen Letizia, he presided over the award ceremony of the XXXVII edition of the 'Francisco Cerecedo' Journalism Award, awarded by the Association of European Journalists, and which has recognized the work of journalist Vicente Vallés, director and presenter of 'Noticias 2' on Antena 3. During his speech, the King, honorary p...
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Calviño: “In Spain, more progress has been made in digitization in recent months than in recent years” | Trends

Many studies suggest that Spain has made more progress in digitization in these months than we have in years ”, points out Nadia Calviño, Minister of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation during her speech at the Retina Reset event, promoted by Santander and Telefónica, and sponsored by Accenture, Novartis, Philip Morris, Renfe, Unir and Red Eléctrica de España. For the leader, it is good news that Spanish infrastructures have been at the height of the digital tsunami that the pandemic has brought. "We have more fiber optics than France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom combined," he says. This advantage is what has been able to respond without incident to the peaks in Internet traffic that during confinement grew up to 80% and it even led the large streaming platforms t...
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Benidorm approves a line of anti-covid aid for the taxi sector

The City Council launches a new line of aid for the taxi sector. DAVID REVENGA The Local Government Board of the Benidorm City Council has approved a new line of aid to face the effects that the covid-19 has caused on the productive fabric of the city. In this case, aimed at supporting the taxi sector, and more specifically the self-employed holders of taxi or VTC licenses with registered office in Benidorm, as reported by the mayor, Toni Pérez, through a statement. The objective of these grants is to "contribute, as far as possible, to the recovery and maintenance of the activity of transporting people wit...
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Signs that a second stimulus check is more likely under the Joe Biden Administration

In his government plan to deal with the crisis generated by the coronavirus, President-elect Joe Biden had already mentioned his intention to promote a second round of stimulus checks such as that provided under the ley CARES passed in the United States Congress last March. Arranged in your government plan against COVID-19 The "Emergency Action Plan," which can be accessed from the Democrat's campaign page, states that additional checks will be provided to families whose conditions require them. Although details of the type of legislation that the politician favors for the distribution of new payments to individuals and families are lacking, the point of departure was marked. This week, Biden - projected winner for more than a week after exceeding the necessary votes of the El...
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Do tea and coffee count as water intake?

Caffeine has a diuretic effect. Photo: Georgi Petrov / Pexels The body is made up of approximately 60% water. All cells and organs need water to function. You lose water through daily activities, like sweating and urinating. Drinking water is one of the best ways to stay hydrated. Tea and coffee are made with water, Does that count as water intake or are you really dehydrating? If you don't drink enough water, you could experience a number of symptoms, including fatigue and poor performance. One of the ways to get water is through the drinks and foods you eat. About coffee and tea, it has been said that instead of hydrating you they dehydrate you because they have diuretic effects. Diuretic effects The reality is that although the caffeine p...
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A New Burden for New York City in its Battle Against COVID-19

The holiday season is approaching, and it will be a tough time for New Yorkers. Many of us are experiencing grief and hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those emotions will mix with our most familiar feelings of joy as we reconnect and reflect with friends and family. But it is also a time when, with the increase in cases, we must remain vigilant and safe. We are entering the winter months of highest risk with an increase in new cases of COVID-19 throughout the United States and around the world. The United States has already passed 11 million cases, averages 100,000 new cases daily, and more than 248,000 Americans have died since the start of the pandemic. We are also seeing the threat of a second wave. Here, the number of COVID-19 cases has increased in all ...
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