Wednesday, December 1

Other reprehensible attacks – LA NACION

The prestigious Center for Legal Studies on Terrorism and its Victims (Celtyv) has denounced that a group of people hacked the Facebook pages of the entity that represents the affected families.There can be no doubt that the attack was the immediate cause of the results of the last elections. There is no dialectic that can change them in their legality and most emphatic and authentic sense, no matter how insistent the distortions that try to install themselves from different sectors of the ruling party. The president of Celtyv, Victoria Villarruel, has been elected national deputy having occupied the second position on the list headed by Javier Milei, and this is a source of discomfort for those who have prospered with the interpretation of history, adjusting it to the measure of thei...

Brussels proposes to sanction transport companies that participate in illegal human trafficking

"What happens at our borders is not a migration problem, but a security problem," says the Vice President of the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas.Von der Leyen denounces the "all-inclusive offers: visas, flights, hotels and taxis and buses to the border" sponsored by Belarus The attempt to destabilization from European Union by the Belarusian President, Aleksándr Lukashenko, promoting the passage of immigrants through its border with Poland, Lithuania and Latvia, already has a European response. The Community Executive has proposed this Tuesday a new legal framework that will allow punish all kinds of transport operating companies -from shipping, rail or land companies to airlines- that par...

The other 4T: Silent | The Economist

It is well known that every government, upon coming to power, tries to print its personal stamp on different constitutional provisions. To do this, he builds alliances, reaches agreements and tries to convince others that those proposed changes will benefit society or the development of Mexico.The current government was no exception to this phenomenon. However, it did not have an opposition that forced it to negotiate and reach consensus regarding the approved reforms, due to the fact that there was an over-representation that allowed it, in the Chamber of Deputies, to make the constitutional modifications it wanted.While the president has us talking about his mornings and entertaining on sometimes frankly banal issues, countless constitutional reforms were approved without ...

Brussels open to exceptions to competition law for microchips manufactured in the EU

If it is not broke, do not fix it.This was the main message Thursday afternoon when the European Commission released its initial review of EU competition law, a process aimed at ensuring that rules introduced more than 60 years ago can keep up with the big boys. challenges of tomorrow.Since the early years of European integration, the executive has been a fervent defender of open markets and fair competition across the bloc, while repressing unfair and excessive government intervention and monopolistic and abusive behavior by large companies. Business.Competition law enforcement is one of the few policy areas in which the Commission has exclusive powers, leaving Member States with no choice but to abide by decisions made in Brussels and refrain from distorting the free market.But this l...

Zapatero calls for dialogue in Venezuela to open “new opportunities”

The former President of the Government and observer of the regional elections held this Sunday in Venezuela, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, has urged government and opposition leaders in the country to resume a "permanent" dialogue after the elections. "I want the dialogue to recover after the elections, it seems fundamental to me that the government and the opposition dialogue permanently. Democracy is an attitude of respect and recognition," said the former Spanish president. "My intuition," Zapatero continued, "tells me that it is going to open that stage" of "more stability., more coexistence, improvement of the economy, accepted institutionalization, only electoral and democratic...

Australia will require tennis players to be vaccinated | sports

With two months to go before the Australian Open starts, the tournament begins to take shape and this Saturday its director, Craig Tiley, announced a novelty: all those tennis players who wish to compete from January 17 to 20 in the great of the antipodes They must have received the complete vaccination schedule against covid-19. Following the sanitary coordinates of the country's government, the Australian Federation (Tennis Australia) will only admit professionals - as well as their teams and companions - who certify that they have received the injection.During the last weeks, the authorities of the state of Victoria - where Melbourne is located, the framework of the tournament - have reiterated time and again that they will be strict and that tennis players who have not been vaccina...

Heavy unrest in Rotterdam after a protest against restrictions to contain the new wave of coronavirus

Updated Saturday, November 20, 2021 - 02:27 The police are still deployed in the center of Rotterdam, although the situation is already "under control"A motorcycle burns during protests in Rotterdam.Killian LindenburgEFECovid Germany asks its citizens to stay home: "The whole country is one big outbreak" Pandemic The profile of the unvaccinated in Central Europe: fear of not having children and confidence in homeopathy Several people were injured following the outbreak of riots between the Dutch police and hundreds of participants in a protest in the port city of Rotterdam against the restrictions applied by the Government to stop contagions in the Netherlands, which led the police to fire several shots into the air. The total number of wounded is unclear, but the mayor of Rotterdam, ...

Popular pressure stops ‘in extremis’ the execution of a prisoner on death row

Jones, 41, was convicted of the murder of an insurance agent in 1999 during a car theft The protests on the street, the mobilization of celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and a resource Last minute presented by the lawyers of the prisoner Julius Jones have managed to stop his execution 'in extremis' the same day it was scheduled. The inmate's attorneys filed an emergency motion Thursday in United States District Court in the city of Oklahoma to stop his imminent execution, citing alleged flaws in the state's lethal three-drug cocktail. The motion is supported by the execution of another inmate, John Grant, on October 28...

PI from the US, Mexico and Canada calls for concrete actions at the summit between Heads of State of North America

A few hours after the Heads of State of Mexico, the United States and Canada meet, the business community of the three nations warned that the potential of investments will not be realized if a country does not ensure legal certainty, transparency and free competition for the business.The Business Coordinating Council (CCE) on behalf of the Mexican business community affirmed that their American and Canadian counterparts are concerned about the policies of the Mexican government. Andrés Manuel López Obrador by obstructing private competition and giving preference to the state company in the energy sector.Through a statement, the private organizations of the three countries condemned the attempts of the Mexican government to favor State companies to the detriment of renewable e...

Pakistan Travel Advisory

Reconsider traveling to Pakistan due to terrorism and sectarian violence. Some areas are at higher risk. Read the entire travel advisory.Read the State Department COVID-19 page before planning any international travel.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Pakistan Travel Health Advisory due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country. Your risk of getting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an FDA-cleared vaccine. Before planning any international travel, review the CDC's specific recommendations for vaccinated and not vaccinated Travellers.Visit the Embassy COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 and related restrictions and conditions in Pakistan.Do not travel to:Baloch...