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Tension in Las Ventas: the fans are thundering against the closure and the informative silence
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Tension in Las Ventas: the fans are thundering against the closure and the informative silence

The prolonged closure of the Plaza de Las Ventas has become the bullfighting controversy of the year. He lowered the curtain on October 19, 2019 and only raised it on May 2 for the celebration of a festival organized by the Community of Madrid. The Plaza1 company and the regional government no longer know how to justify a situation that inexplicably extends over time The health reasons persist, but, with the Vistalegre and Leganés squares open, among others, an honorable and urgent exit is imposed for what is considered the cathedral of bullfighting. Ten subscribers comment on this peculiar issue: most of them are trilling against the closure, they distribute responsibilities between the two parties in litigation and demand an immediate opening. These are their testimonies: "I denounc...
Chat with Goya and other plans at Fitur 2021
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Chat with Goya and other plans at Fitur 2021

Despite of covid effect at the International Tourism Fair, translated into a lower presence of countries (55, compared to 165 in 2020) and security measures that limit the capacity and interactivity of visitors, offers activities to have fun and even take a trip . These 10 tracks make up an entertaining tour of Fitur, which opens its doors to the general public this weekend. Sensory tunnels Complying with the strict security measures due to covid-19, the Andalusian stand (pavilion 5) offers up to eight interactive activities to its visitors. For example, two immersive experiences that will take you aboard the first circumnavigation of the planet by the Magallanes-Elcano expedition, which celebrates its fifth centenary, or to launch into a virtual version of the traditional horse races o...
Russians, Sovereign 02 vaccine and sun and beach to reactivate Cuban tourism
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Russians, Sovereign 02 vaccine and sun and beach to reactivate Cuban tourism

The sun and the beach, and even more so the 23 kilometers of sandy beaches of Varadero, are once again the jewels of Cuban tourism in these times of pandemic. The covid-19 has left most of the foreign clients in their homes and about 85% of the Cuban hotels closed, but a year of forced rest has helped nature and the beaches to regenerate, while some of the most emblematic hotel facilities of the famous Cuban resort have been able to carry out major repairs. Years ago, when no one could foresee what was coming, the island had made a strong commitment to diversify tourism and promote the values ​​of its heritage cities. In addition to having hundreds of kilometers of pristine beaches and keys, Cuba is the country in the Caribbean area that has the most historical centers, fortresses and la...
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Chronic Blocked Nose? New Research Links It to Changes in Brain Activity

Chronic rhinosinusitis, which causes a persistent blocked nose and headaches among other symptoms, affects 11 percent of people in the US – and new research has found a link between the condition and changes in brain activity.  The team behind the study is hoping that the link will help explain some of the other common effects of the persistent inflammation: finding it hard to focus, struggling with bouts of depression, having trouble sleeping, and dizziness.Finding a connection between the underlying disease and the neural processing happening elsewhere could be vital in understanding the chronic condition, along with efforts to find better and more effective ways to treat it."This is the first study that links chronic sinus inflammation with a neurobiological change," says otolaryngolog...
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There's One Simple Aspect of Everyday Life Tied to Better Wellbeing, Study Hints

A variety in everyday movements is linked to better wellbeing, according to a small new study of psychiatric patients, a finding that may help to explain why pandemic lockdowns have been tough for so many of us.  Staying active during a global pandemic has been quite difficult, especially when many people are afraid to even go outside. Some have taken to exercising at home, and yet in a normal world, spontaneous outings are important health factors that we tend to underestimate. When most of us think of mental-boosting activities, we imagine deliberate and strenuous exercise, like a jog, a bike, or a swim, but it seems that just visiting a variety of different locations is associated with a higher sense of wellbeing in people with depression or anxiety.A newly published study from researc...