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Spain manages a list of 800 Afghan collaborators and relatives to repatriate on flights of 75 passengers each
Spain has already begun the repatriation of “Fifty people” (55) from Kabul airport, most of them Afghan Embassy staff and translators, at the first flight of one of the three Air Force A400M aircraft that make up the evacuation operation.
The Torrejón base camp is now ready for Afghan evacuees
The Torrejón de Ardoz base camp is already ready for the Afghan evacuees who will arrive in Spain tonight.
“Even if the Embassy calls us, we won’t be able to get to the airport”
The odyssey of a journey of crossing more than a thousand kilometers from your home to reach just 500 meters from your lifeline, such as the Kabul International Airport, seems not to be enough to save your life and that of your family. “Six colleagues of mine have been called by the Spanish Embassy to go to the airport at nine in the morning, but they have not been able to arrive. At seven in the afternoon they returned to their homes because the situation is very bad outside the terminal, ”says FA an interpreter who remains in Kabul and collaborated with the Spanish Armed Forces between 2007 and 2013 while waiting for the call the embassy to allow him to leave Afghanistan with his five children and his wife.
José F. Peláez: Like Pedro at home
The president meets with the foreign and defense ministers by videoconference and we find out on Twitter that it is like getting married by proxy and instead of planting a kiss on your wife, sending a telegram to your mother-in-law. The president meets, yes, but only from the waist up. From the waist down he (He?) Is still on vacation, relaxing like one of those Errejones of the bunch, the kind who need time to themselves. When you are president you don’t have time for yourself. And much less do you need to disconnect, of course, like a stressed influencer, that is. But that’s only when you’re president. And it is that from the table down and from Carmen Calvo backwards, he is only Pedro, Pedro of flesh and blood, Pedro who eats ‘comtessa’. On the other hand, from the table to the sky and from that motion until today Sánchez, Sánchez I of Tetuán, Sánchez of brown and gold, with that smile like a ‘boy scout’ who had just caught the joke that they told him before last night arises .
Only one in three young people in Barcelona is a secessionist
One in three young people from Barcelona considers themselves independent, a figure that, compared to other surveys of the Catalan population in general, shows little vigor of the sovereign sentiment in the new generations. The figure, arising from the latest report of the ‘Barcelona Youth Survey’, prepared by the Barcelona City Council, points out that the number of young Barcelonans (15 to 34 years old) who support the secession only represents 32.9 % of the total.
Ximo Puig is dismissed and now affirms that he “never” raised a new tax on high incomes in Madrid
The president of the Generalitat Valenciana, Ximo Puig, has been unhappy this Wednesday and has affirmed that he Has “never” raised a new tax specifically for high income in the Community of Madrid.
The plane with fifty Spanish evacuees and Afghan collaborators lands in Torrejón
The Air Force plane from Afghanistan has landed at the Torrejón de Ardoz air base. Fifty people (55) have departed from Kabul airport, most of them Afghan Embassy collaborators and translators, in the first flight of the Air Force that make up the evacuation operation.