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Bakeries and pastry shops in Extremadura are considering raising prices, drowned out by rising costs
Self-employed and small and medium-sized companies in the food sector do not hide their concern about a reality that has been appearing since the middle of last year but that is now intensifying. «We are having a pretty bad time, with the difference that we cannot pass on the entire cost to the customer’s pocket. We can do it only in one part because it would be unaffordable for the consumer”, explains Sergio Sanabria.
Carmen Martín López, first director of the Monfragüe National Park
Carmen Martín López is the new director of Monfragüe, the first woman in charge of the National Park. The Minister for the Ecological Transition and Sustainability, Olga García, has appointed her to replace Alfredo Anega Morales, who has only been in the management for a year and a half, after the retirement of Ángel Rodríguez, who held the position at the head of the protected area most important in Extremadura for three decades. The Board indicates that this last relief was due to health problems of Anega Morales.
The University of Badajoz is a pioneer in implanting dual-chamber pacemakers without leads
The Cardiology Service of the University Hospital of Badajoz has been selected to implant a dual-chamber pacemaker without leads. The first implants were performed on March 7, which places the HUB as the second hospital in Europe and the fourth in the world to perform these interventions. The service, which is made up of doctors Joaquín Fernández de la Concha and Juan José García Guerrero, has been chosen for this clinical study with the authorization of the Spanish Medicines Agency, informs the Board in a press release.
The San Pancracio award three Extremadurans
Poses and smiles at the San Pancracio gala photocall. The rain did not allow the green carpet to be rolled out at the doors of the Gran Teatro, but the winners of the 29th edition of the Cáceres Film Festival repaired in its lobby minutes before taking their seats. The contest brought together once again in the city a representation of well-known faces from the small screen and the national celluloid. The oldest on this occasion, Miguel Rellán, star of successful series and a regular on the Spanish scene. The actor, who treasures the Goya for best supporting actor for ‘Tata mía’, by José Luis Borau, was recognized with the San Pancracio honor for his long career.
Putin, without “any will” to stop the invasion, according to Macron
In a new telephone conversation, two days after the last call, the French president, Emmanuel Macron, and the German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, put “maximum pressure” on their Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, this Saturday to achieve a halt on “immediate” fire in the Ukraine, without, for the moment, it seems that the strong man of the Kremlin is willing to give his arm to twist.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.