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The G-7 pledges to donate 1 billion vaccines to poor countries
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The G-7 pledges to donate 1 billion vaccines to poor countries

The Group of Seven (G-7) made up of Germany, Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom has committed to delivering billion vaccines to developing countries over the next 12 months with a view to a total, as anticipated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, of 2.3 billion vaccines by the end of 2022, as they have made known this Sunday in the final communiqué of the summit held in Cornwall (United Kingdom).In the text, the signatories recall their commitment to "provide a total of more than two billion doses of vaccines" and to "create the appropriate frameworks for strengthen collective defense against threats to global health "The G-7 expresses its intention to adopt...
Cristina Pedroche apologizes for her controversial comments about fat people
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Cristina Pedroche apologizes for her controversial comments about fat people

This Friday, Cristina Pedroche has apologized on your social networks after the criticism he has received for his comments on Zapping about fat people.The news was about him overweight in japan and the collaborators made various jokes about it that have offended several viewers."Now you can rent fat at 15 euros an hour. They are sweeping because in Japan it is rare to see obese people and why would someone hire an overweight person? The company also gives you the ideas. Among others, it is, be careful with this , in order to get by his side and feel better about yourself. You look better, "declared Cristina Pedroche."So if you are less trophies go to Patry Jordan and more go to Japan. Of cours...
Health gives the green light to vaccination of La Roja: Army health personnel will administer Pfizer to about 40 people
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Health gives the green light to vaccination of La Roja: Army health personnel will administer Pfizer to about 40 people

The players of the Spanish soccer team and some additional personnel until reaching about 40 people will be vaccinated against Covid with Pfizer. Just two days before the Eurocup begins, the Ministry of Health has given the green light this Wednesday to an exception in the vaccination process that follows in the footsteps of the Olympic and Paralympic athletes who will go to Tokyo in 2021 and will be Army toilets who administer a vaccine that finally consists of two doses and nor the single dose of Janssen, as requested by the Minister of Culture and Sports, José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes.Finally, the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, has made a decision that falls within its powers and, cont...
Many doubts and some certainties, so are the Spanish expectations for the Tokyo Games: "There are going to be surprises"
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Many doubts and some certainties, so are the Spanish expectations for the Tokyo Games: "There are going to be surprises"

Carolina Marn's injury, Nadal's uncertainty, Mireia Belmonte's problems ... put the goal of the 20 medals at risk. "There is enthusiasm, desire, commitment and talent", defends Alejandro BlancoEva Cerd LUCAS SEZ-BRAVO Updated Sunday, June 6, 2021 - 18:06Gabriel Escobar The hope of Spanish boxing When certainties are rare, any setback is drama. Spain's relationship with the medals in the Olympic Games has always been a story of precariousness. Traditionally incomparable to all that surrounds us, far from the elite (also in economic investment), refugees so many times in pioneers, in sportsmen of spontaneous generation, in brave ones. Up to Barcelona 92, the boom, the collection was 26 in 16 summer appointments: the first, which was not recognized until 2004, was gold B...
Queen Elizabeth II will host Biden at Windsor Castle on June 13
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Queen Elizabeth II will host Biden at Windsor Castle on June 13

On June 13, Queen Elizabeth II will receive the President of the United States, Joe Biden, and the first lady, Jill Biden, at Windsor Castle, on the outskirts of London, Buckingham Palace reported on Thursday.The meeting between the British head of state, 95, and the US president, 78, will take place on the last day of the summit of the Group of seven (G7, richest countries in the world) to be held from June 11 to 13 in Cornwall, southwest England.This will be the Biden's first visit to the UK since he assumed the US presidency last January.Specifically, the G7 summit It will be held in the town of Carbis Bay amid strong restrictions due to the pandemic, which has forced the British Executive t...
“Semi” by Aki Shimazaki: conjugality put to the test of Alzheimer’s
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“Semi” by Aki Shimazaki: conjugality put to the test of Alzheimer’s

semi-d'Aki ShimazakiActes Sud, 152 p., € 15« Lifelong care with respect ”, says the motto of the retirement home where Tetsuo and Fujiko Niré moved to southern Japan when they retired, their children not having wished to stay with their parents, contrary to the practice of the previous generation. Alzheimer's disease, above all, this irruption of the strangeness at the heart of their existence, pushed them towards the choice of the specialized establishment.There, they are almost like at a hotel, benefiting from the conveniences useful for their age and their situation. Their pensions are sufficient to pay the expenses, the staff are pleasant, the activities offered numerous, the company pleasant, and they receive visitors there. "It is well, after all, summarizes Tetsuo...
Some 10,000 volunteers from the Tokyo Games have resigned, most for fear of catching Covid
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Some 10,000 volunteers from the Tokyo Games have resigned, most for fear of catching Covid

About 10,000 people who were going to participate as volunteers in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, 12.5% ​​of the total required by the organizing committee, have resigned, as reported on Wednesday by the public channel NHK. Casualties have occurred for various reasons, including the concern about the covid-19 situation or changes in the availability of volunteers due to the postponement of the event, sources from the organization told the aforementioned media, who believe that the losses do not pose a problem for the celebration of the Games.Before the postponement of the competition to 2021, the organizers recruited 80,000 volunteers to carry out support tasks with ...
RTVE lost 31.6 million euros in 2020 and will have to pay another 126.2 million for VAT
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RTVE lost 31.6 million euros in 2020 and will have to pay another 126.2 million for VAT

The RTVE corporation lost a total of 31.6 million euros in 2020 due to the situation generated by the coronavirus pandemic and also as a consequence of the increase in personnel costs, as reported on Tuesday by the president of RTVE, José Manuel Pérez Tornero. Pérez has presented to the Board of Directors the economic situation of the Corporation and has provided information on budget execution in recent years. Thus, and as reported by RTVE, the loss data is "slightly higher" than the previous year, when 29.6 million euros were lost. In addition, the debt at the end of March is 184.1 million euros and the Corporation will have to disburse An additional 126 million for VAT. The si...
Onigiri: the Japanese invention between sushi and sandwich
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Onigiri: the Japanese invention between sushi and sandwich

If sushi were to be a sandwich, it would be an onigiri. These balls are reminiscent of the first because of the rice and nori seaweed, but they are definitely related to the second because they allow any filling and because of the way they are consumed. In Japan, their country of origin, they are authentic - and good - fast food: they are usually bought in the ubiquitous konbini (convenience stores open 24 hours) and eaten with your hands at any time of day. While sushi, ramen or, to a lesser extent, okonomiyaki are already part of the gastronomic landscape of many Spanish cities, onigiri are not very visible. But in the Gràcia neighborhood of Barcelona a store dedicated to them has recently opened: Omu. Those responsible have shown us how they are prepared in three versions: teriyaki...