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The leader of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, and his number two charged with terrorism
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The leader of the Polisario Front, Brahim Ghali, and his number two charged with terrorism

The Court of Instruction number 2 of Logroño has indicted the leader and the second in command of the Polisario Front on charges of terrorism, of which the leader of the Brahim Ghali group is also accused, whose reception by Spain has led to a diplomatic crisis with Morocco. In fact, Ghali was admitted to a hospital in the Riojan capital suffering from coronavirus. He had entered Spain under a false identity and the Sánchez government defended his reception for "humanitarian reasons." Along with Ghali has been Salem Sid Brahim Labsir alias "Salem Labsir", charged with the same charges. Labsir holds the position of Minister of Urban Planning and settlements in the "liberated" ter...
Chile: they present a bill to withdraw all funds from the AFPs
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Chile: they present a bill to withdraw all funds from the AFPs

A group of deputies from Chile presented this Thursday a bill that seeks to allow citizens to withdraw in advance all of their pension funds, an initiative that comes just over a month after it was approved, for the third time since the start of the pandemic of coronavirus, a withdrawal of 10% of the savings.SIGHT: Why does the coronavirus pandemic not recede in Chile despite the successful vaccination?The project would authorize taxpayers to withdraw in a single time the total amount of their individual savings accounts, mandatory contribution for workers, and that manage the Pension Fund Administrators (AFP), private businesses.Chile pauses second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in children under 45 years of age after a case of thrombosisHow Chile came to have the largest Palestinian c...
The Government will extend the Vital Minimum to families with children: this is the money and the number of families benefited
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The Government will extend the Vital Minimum to families with children: this is the money and the number of families benefited

The Minister of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration, Jose Luis Escrivá, explained this Thursday that his department is preparing a complement to the Minimum Living Income (IMV) of about 50 euros per child from which, according to the forecasts of his team, around 500,000 children will benefit.During his visit to a 'Save de Children' center in the Vallecas neighborhood of Madrid, Escrivá has previously indicated to the media that the Government wants to "take advantage of" the process of processing the IMV as law, which is currently in Congress, in order to "make various adjustments to the standard" and has rated this supplement as the "most important" of these measures. He ex...
When the priority is people
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When the priority is people

June 1, 2018 will go down in the history books as the day democracy defeated corruption. The motion of censure put an end to the largest corruption plot in Spain in democracy. A plot orchestrated by a dissolute party, the Popular Party, and supported by a government, that of Mariano Rajoy, which came to make the State institutions the necessary accomplices to cover up the looting of popular leaders.I remember the silence of the days before the sentence of the belt. It was the silence of the downcast gaze and the gnashing of teeth. The silence of shame. The one felt by all of us who, perhaps, do not wear the red on our wrist, but we believe that our country and, above all, Spaniards deserve,...
The Government does not guarantee civil servants the same protection as pensioners against rising prices
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The Government does not guarantee civil servants the same protection as pensioners against rising prices

The upturn in inflation suggests that the year-end data will be significantly higher than the 0.9% increase in public salaries and pensionsPensioners' demonstration held last Saturday in Bilbao. DANIEL VIAA CSAR URRUTIA Updated Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 22:29Inflacin Why does the "transitory" increase in prices affect middle and high incomes to a greater extent The Government guaranteed in the Stability Program a total protection of pensions against a possible upturn in inflation that, indeed, is taking place. In 2022 a compensatory payment is foreseen for an inflation in 2021 possibly higher than the 0.9% to which pensions have been revalued this year, he advanced in the document he sent to Brussels. However, the Executive did not undertake to do the same with the salaries of civil ser...
Peru Libre gives new versions of its proposal for the AFPs
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Peru Libre gives new versions of its proposal for the AFPs

Pedro Castillo regarding eliminating pension fund managers (AFP) To create a national workers' fund, the presidential candidate himself and some members of his technical team have outlined some ideas about what the reform would be like. Free Peru (PL) proposes.On Thursday, May 27, the candidate, via Twitter, indicated that an eventual PL government will create "a new, more just and dignified pension system, with sufficient minimum pensions for everyone and individual accounts owned by each member."SIGHT | What are the restrictions for the second round from May 31VISIONS INSIDE PERÚ LIBREIn statements to the press, the candidate for the vice presidency of PL, Dina Boluarte, indicated that they will seek to review "the issue of the AFPs."READ ALSO: Banks, savings banks and finance compani...
Pedro Castillo: “It is false that we are going to end workers’ savings”
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Pedro Castillo: “It is false that we are going to end workers’ savings”

The presidential candidate of Peru Libre, Pedro CastilloHe assured that in a possible government with him as president, the savings of the workers will not be touched by indicating that they are something "untouchable." This, despite his approach to eliminate the AFP system.“My father taught me to work and eat bread with the sweat of my brow and the fruit of our work is sacred, the fruit of the workers is untouchable. The savings of the workers, their pensions of the workers that we have fought in the street with the teachers, men and women of the unions and today in this context, it is totally false that the Pedro Castillo government is going to end their savings", he pointed.Pedro Castillo thus responds to the criticism he has received for his proposal to eliminate the Pension Fund Adm...
This is what is known about the profound tax reform that the Government plans tax by tax
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This is what is known about the profound tax reform that the Government plans tax by tax

The Government plans to launch a comprehensive tax reform in 2023 that adapts tax regulations to the digitized economy, eliminates ineffective tax benefits, improves the progressiveness of the system and, above all, increases revenues, but what do we know about this tax reform?As noted in the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, the Government has created a Committee of Experts for Tax Reform that will prepare and present, in February 2022, a White Paper of proposals that the Executive will take into account for its reform.Thus, the calendar foresees reviewing the recommendations of the experts and approve the measures throughout 2022 to implement them in 2023, although the Minister of...
Escrivá says that the agreement for the reform of pensions that includes their revaluation is a matter of "days"
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Escrivá says that the agreement for the reform of pensions that includes their revaluation is a matter of "days"

The Government considers that an agreement has been reached with the social agents to approve the first package of pension reform. The Minister of Inclusion, Social Security and Migrations, José Luis Escrivá, has assured this Friday that it is a matter of "days" before the agreement is formalized. will include the appreciation of the CPI so that pensioners do not lose purchasing power."We are very close, we must be careful, we have been in dialogue for a few months, negotiating with the social agents, also with the representatives of the self-employed associations. We have been making progress, we have a programmatic agreement on the elements and at this time we exchange the legal text, the art...
DYM Survey |  The majority of Spaniards prefer to reduce the administration to social cuts
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DYM Survey | The majority of Spaniards prefer to reduce the administration to social cuts

Almost two out of every three Spaniards (63.8%) They would be in favor of reducing "the structure of ministries, autonomies and public companies" to reduce spending and less than one in five would oppose the measure (18.5%).Thus, reducing the size of the administration is the measure preferred by citizens to balance public finances, according to the DYM survey for 20minutos. What's more, "The freezing or reduction of the number of civil servants" it also obtains majority support, as 48.2% of those surveyed support the measure, compared to 29.3% who reject it.The rest of the measures that the survey asks about, on the other hand, would obtain a very majority rejection: the Spanish ...