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A retired lieutenant general calls military comments “shameful and grotesque” in a chat
Ricardo Alvarez-Mirror, retired lieutenant general – until 2017 he was Chief of the General Inspection of the Army and the highest military post in Catalonia – has sent a letter to the media in which he describes as “shameful and grotesque” the comments of other retired military officers in a WhatsApp chat in which there was talk of shooting 26 million Spaniards . The controversy has reached the Prosecutor’s Office: the Minister of Defense, Margaret Robles, has asked you to collect more data in case a crime may have occurred. The ultimate goal, according to Robles, is “to safeguard the honor and public esteem of the Armed Forces.”
Transparency confirms that Sánchez lied about the Johns Hopkins report
A new blow from the Council for Transparency and Good Governance (CTBG) to the Executive, at the request of ABC, confirms not only the continued opacity of Pedro Sánchez, but also his lack of truth. The independent body, attached to the Ministry of Territorial Policy and Public Function, has endorsed in writing, in a resolution with legal value, that the President of the Government lied in the middle of the pandemic, on April 28, when he said that the Johns Hopkins University ranked Spain “in fifth place in the world in conducting total tests”. The Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, endorsed his words: “That data is correct, it is the data given by Johns Hopkins University, they are referred to and used as a fundamental source of their information from the ‘worldometers.info’ portal, which you can consult “, said.
Christmas measures in Valencia: neither New Year’s Eve Bell parties nor Three Kings Parade
The Valencia City Council has announced that it will not celebrate the Chimes festival this year due to the coronavirus. Despite the fact that the night curfew will be extended until one in the morning on January 1, the traditional New Year’s Eve party will not be able to be mounted in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, because the Valencian Government proposed that large-scale Christmas events be not authorized .
Forcadell and Bassa re-enter prison after the Supreme Court’s order to withdraw their semi-release regime
Carme Forcadell and Dolors Bassa have re-entered prison a few minutes before 9:00 p.m. this Friday, thus complying with the decision of the Supreme Court to withdraw from them and the rest of those convicted of sedition the semi-release regime (third degree) that they enjoyed by authorization of the Generalitat of Catalonia.
A Cuenca cheese, chosen the best in the world in a prestigious competition
The artisan sheep cheese cured in honey and oregano from the Villarejo de Fuentes cheese factory(Cuenca) It has won the award for the best cheese at the Lyon International Competition, recently held. With a valuation of 99 out of 100, it has conquered the palate of the different international tasters in charge of evaluating cheeses in blind tastings.
Arrested a 20-year-old in Toledo who abused a minor saying that he was from a modeling company
The National Police have arrested a 20-year-old in Toledo as the alleged perpetrator of sexual abuse of a minor under 15, whom they made believe that they were recording a pornographic video for a “modeling company” for which she would receive money.
Batet tried to “sneak in” the reform of the CGPJ electronically, without minutes or debate
The president of Congress, Meritxell Batet, tried to qualify the PSOE and Podemos law proposal for limit the powers of the Judiciary by electronic means, without debate or minutes, as ABC has learned. The qualification of an initiative is not a minor issue since its objective is to verify that the text conforms to the legal system and can be processed. If the Board finds that it conflicts with existing laws, the text is inadmissible.