Month: December 2022

The Comptroller’s Office accepts the request of the Central University and forces the MIUR to cancel the resolution that denied its students free admission by 2023

The Comptroller General of the Republic has given a boost to the Central University (UCEN) after accepting a complaint presented by the Chamber of Studies to the Undersecretary for Higher Studies (Subesup) regarding the access of its students to free admission for the year 2023. The supervisory body has specified that, having examined the precedents, …

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Vivienne Westwood, British designer ‘godmother of punk’ and global fashion icon has died

In a statement on Twitter, her fashion house said Westwood died “peacefully and surrounded” by her family in Clapham, south London. Her husband and creative partner, Andreas Kronthaler, said: “I will continue with Vivienne in my heart.” “We worked to the end and she gave me many things to keep going,” he added. Break the …

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Large-scale agriculture threatens biodiversity: what alternatives are there?

Modern agricultural systems have achieved staggering increases in productivity over the past 50 years, but these come at a huge cost to nature. Agriculture is responsible for around 25% of the emissions affecting the planet’s climate. And it is also one of the main causes of biodiversity loss, responsible for the extinction of 80% of …

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After fireworks show is cancelled, Mayors Sharp and Ripamonti announce lawsuit against fireworks suppliers

After the decision of the General Directorate of National Mobilization (DGMN) not to authorize the New Year’s fireworks display, and after the summoning of the deputies of the UDI, the mayors of Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, Jorge Sharp and Macarena Ripamonti, announced legal actions against the companies Pirotecnia Spa and Piromax Fx Spa, suppliers …

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Controversy in Ñuñoa: historic high school director Augusto D’Halmar suspended

The mayor of Ñuñoa, emilia rioson 19 December initiated summary proceedings against the director of the Liceo Augusto D’Halmar, Jaime Andrade Jorquera -who remained in office for 28 years-, for alleged refusal to enroll repeaters for 2023. The prosecutor in charge of the procedure ordered, among other measures, the immediate suspension of the director’s duties, …

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Prosecutor Meléndez replies to Senator Bianchi after accusing him of having dismissed the Sename case: “All cases of sexual abuse and violation of rights have been investigated”

The national prosecutor(s), Juan Agustin Melendez -and current candidate for office (he’s on the corner of the Supreme Court)-, responded this Thursday to an accusation by the senator Karim Bianchi (IND), who stressed that Meléndez has filed a case -since 2013- of sexual abuse and violation of the rights of children and adolescents (NNA) with …

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Bolivia registers protests after the arrest of Luis Fernando Camacho

Protests and clashes took place this Wednesday (28.12.2022) in the city of Santa Cruz after the arrest of the governor of the region of the same name and leader of the opposition, Luis Fernando Camacho, for the case of coup I, related to the coup status report of the 2019 Bolivian crisis. Police arrested Camacho …

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The life and work of the national engineering awards becomes an unpublished book

To this day, the 1960 Valdivia earthquake remains the largest in recorded history and although it had serious consequences, these could have been worse: hence the importance of “Operation Riñihue”, led by engineer Raúl Sáez Sáez , who managed to control the overflow of the homonymous lake after the earthquake. This accomplishment is just one …

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The new film by Hayao Miyazaki, clear star of the anime for 2023

The new, and perhaps last, film by the acclaimed Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki, “Kimitachi wa Do Ikiru ka” (How do you live?), is positioned as the undisputed star of Japanese animation cinema for this 2023; however, it also marks the end of a generation of filmmakers. “Hayao Miyazaki will undoubtedly shine in the Japanese …

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