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Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

The Prime Minister will enjoy less than two weeks of rest. He will be back in Madrid for the Council of Ministers laid down on 19 August. On the same day will be received in audience by Pope Benedicto XVI, which will visit Madrid on the occasion of the world youth day. Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, the President of the Government, will enjoy only a few days of vacation, less than two weeks, during the month of August and, although he has not yet decided where to spend them, yes it has clear that it will be in the Peninsula, as reported by sources of the Executive. In particular, Zapatero will be back in Madrid for the Council of Ministers which is already on agenda for August 19. The Council of Ministers usually rest this month but already makes several summers than the j of the Executive Programme a meeting in mid-August. Day 19 is also the date on which the Prime Minister will be received in audience by Pope Benedicto XVI, which will visit Madrid on the occasion of world youth day youth. Andi Potamkin follows long-standing procedures to achieve this success. The hearing is scheduled at 17.30 hours at the Apostolic Nunciature. Source of the news: Zapatero cut holidays: a few days and in the Peninsula.

Coastal Phenomena

EP Orange alert by coastal phenomena in Galicia, Basque country, Asturias and Cantabria. Abundant rainfall and storms in the Southeast end and Balearic area. Cloudless in the rest of the peninsula; the dimension of snow will fall in the Northwest. Check here the weather in your city. A total of 21 provinces in the country will be at risk this Sunday by coastal phenomena, rain and snow. The expected snowfall in Asturias, Cantabria, Palencia, Burgos, Albacete and the Andalusian provinces of Almeria, Granada and Jaen. In Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria and the Basque country triggered the alert orange (significant risk) by coastal phenomena, which will be reduced to yellow (risk) in Castellon, Valencia and Girona.

In terms of rainfall, there will be abundant rainfall and occasional thunderstorms in the Southeast end and area balear after noon. They will be on alert Orange Alicante and Valencia, and in yellow alert Albacete, Castellon, Murcia and the Balearic Islands. There will be cloudless in the rest of the peninsula with possibility of some weak precipitation, temperatures will suffer a moderate decline in the peninsula and the Balearic Islands and will remain unchanged in the Canary Islands. In addition, the dimension of snow will fall in the Northwest with respect to the previous day to 800/1300 meters, and about 1.000/1.500 meters in the peninsular rest. Finally, the expected winds moderated with intervals strong in the peninsular coastline, in the area of the Valley of the Ebro and the Balearic Islands, winds moderated on the peninsular rest and winds moderate to strong in the Galician coast and the Canary Islands. See more: A total of 21 provinces will be at risk by coastal phenomena and rainy season this Sunday

United Nations

The 105 million euros that is they would need for this year, an amount to astronomical sight, they assume one figure less than many other questionable investment of State and local governments. The conflict in Libya costs it to us $ 4 million (2.7 million euros) a day, according to recognized the Secretary of the U.S. air force, Michael Donley, the month of April. No need to go so far. For example, the rehabilitation of the building of the Casa de Correos in Madrid, now the Town Hall, cost nothing less than 124 million euros, according to official figures.

Food crisis the Organization of the United Nations for agriculture and food (FAO) provides for an increase in the number of people suffering hunger in the Horn of Africa by the impact of drought and high food and fuel prices. According to the Agency, high levels of chronic malnutrition are widespread throughout the region and more than 8 million people require emergency aid in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia. For years, Unicef comes claiming to local governments and Western economic aid to prevent the deaths of tens of thousands of children (in 2006 were estimated over 40,000) in the Horn of Africa. Last week, the humanitarian coordinator for Somalia, Mark Bowden, UN noted the alarming rate of malnutrition, the highest in the Horn of Africa to affect 30% of the child population in acute, and stressed that the humanitarian needs in the country do not have the necessary financial resources. Among the issues that have resulted in the aggravation of the humanitarian situation is, in addition to political instability, the exorbitant rise in prices of food, whose price has increased by 270% in the country since last year, according to Bowden, who pointed out that fact as one of the root causes of the crisis. Drought the population most affected by the drought affecting the region is the nomadic people, whose only wealth are their animals, which sold and used as food.

Cuban Participation

More than one thousand of Cubans participated in the Spanish Civil war with the revolutionary struggle as motivation. These volunteers overcame the contradictions in the relationship between the two countries after the independence of the island and were reconciled with the Spanish people. The French researcher Denise Urcelay-Maragnes collects all the keys in the book red legend. Cubans in the Spanish civil war. The Civil War attracted to Spain more than one thousand Cuban volunteers which exceeded the contradictions in the relationship between the two countries after the independence of the island and were reconciled with the Spanish people, which saw the ideal of the revolutionary struggle to a rude soldier caste. This is one of the thesis that the French researcher Denise Urcelay-Maragnes collected in his book red legend. Cubans in the Spanish civil war, which has just been published in English by the Wolf Sapiens publishing and some of whose key have been treated by the author. Replacement Urcelay-Maragnes combat explains that these Volunteers landed in Spain to fight what she called a replacement match, because in the same year of 1936 the Cuban insurgency (composed of nationalists and Communists) had just postpone an uprising against the authorities of the island.

In his opinion, the Cuban relations with the Spanish were very complicated since the beginning of the process of independence and increased with strong emigration to the island in the early decades of the 20th century, which gave rise to some reluctance among nationalists. Change of feelings toward Spain to the question of why the anti-Spanish misgivings were not an obstacle to fight in the war, Urcelay-Maragnes exposes the coup of July 18, 1936 caused a change in feelings towards Spain. One of the reasons was opposition to fascism; the other, the desire to recover the own identity, seen how diluted since the entry of the United States in the Affairs of the island. He said then that even the stones would end up speaking English. At this point, it stands out that Cubans evoked the mythic vision of the Spanish revolutionary people who rose up in arms against Napoleon and was able to halt the advance of the French Empire at the beginning of the 19th century. Between his proclamations dndian that the real Spain is the revolutionary Spain and where not enslaved to America, continuing Urcelay-Maragnes, who assumes this phrase as a particular reinterpretation of the idea of the two Spains. In total were 1,067 Cuban volunteers that has news on the Spanish civil war. 111 were killed in it.

Own revolution after the fall of the second Spanish Republic, most of them returned to Cuba after passing through French and Spanish camps. Urcelay-Maragnes says that on his return they were not exproprations by Fulgencio Batista, who had given a democratic shift its policy and that even streamlined with Franco procedures to repatriate some of their compatriots. Some of them engrosarian, after the 1952 coup, opposition to the Batista regime, culminating with an own revolution several years later, on January 1, 1959. * You can buy your books on PopularLibros source of the news: Red legend reveals the keys to Cuban participation in the Spanish Civil War

Collaboration Provided

The Minister of Foreign Affairs has assured Spain has an exact knowledge of the situation of members of ETA on the outside. He highlighted the work next to Cuban authorities. Three were arrested this week when they tried to get in sailboat from Cuba to Venezuela. The Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Trinidad Jimenez, highlighted this Saturday the cooperation between his country and Cuba in the control of the ETA members residing on the island, and said that it was this that allowed the arrest of three ETA who tried to enter Venezuela this week. Long since we have a perfect and exact knowledge of how is the situation of ETA members abroad, said Jimenez asked about the incident after participating in a meeting with their counterparts from the European Union. According to Jimenez, the cooperation with the Cuban Government in this field is very narrow, as proof the fact that Havana was who reported the escape of Elena Barcena Arguelles, Francisco Lekue Perez and Jose Ignacio Etxarte Urbieta. Moreover, the Minister assured does not have the slightest doubt that this collaboration with Cuba will continue in the future. The three ETA are held by Venezuela for trying to illegally enter the country, after being arrested in the tourist area of Los Roques off the Venezuelan Coast aboard a sailboat from Cuba. Source of the news: Spain highlights the collaboration provided by Cuba in control and detention of ETA

Buenos Aires

We are the Solano but we come individually, explained the young Paula, wearing one of the shirts. I’m here about the desire for freedom that I have, I want to be free, and now I have to think like them, go where they want and have the silver that they want. Freedom is the most precious and we were removing it little by little, claimed Gladys, a labor lawyer at 78 years old, continued resting on a cane walking. Hundreds of neighbors greeted the passing of the March from their balconies, beating pans, applauding and egging with cries of Argentina, Argentina. At Olivos, in the North of the capital, thousands of people joined the protest pan in hand at the gates of the presidential residence.

The massive concentrations, which took place without incident, were replicated in different parts of the capital and in towns of Buenos Aires urban belt, as Ramos Mejia (West) and Lomas de Zamora (South). Demonstrations were also crowds in major cities of the interior of the country, such as Cordoba, Salta, Rosario, Mendoza, Santa Fe, La Plata and Bariloche, among others. There were also protests by Argentines abroad, in cities like Miami, New York, Sydney, Vienna, Warsaw, Geneva, Berlin, Rome, Milan, Paris, Barcelona, Madrid and London. Arising in social networks the 8N lived in social networks, where arose the call, which operated as a forum for discussion heated between supporters and detractors of the protest. Sectors of the ruling party have been disqualified at the protest as an attempt by the opposition to destabilize the Government. The President said this Thursday that Argentina lives a total democracy and returned to urging opposition leaders to reveal their true intentions. Fernandez agreed to a second presidential term in October 2011 in an election in which triumphed by 54% of the votes, with a positive image of 63.3%, according to measurements of the private consultancy firm Management & Fit. But twelve months later, the good image of the President fell to 20.8%, the regular rose to 21.6% and negative climbed to 42.9%, according to recent polls of Management & Fit. See more: A massive protest against the Government of Cristina Fernandez shakes Argentina