On video | The ‘Paths’ to strengthen the health system in Barranquilla

Guaranteeing timely and quality medical care for Barranquilla residents has become the Primary objective of the District with the process of modernization of the public health network, which continues to advance and plans to benefit more than 170 thousand citizens with new hospital projects.

Since 2008, the district administration has been working to build a solid health model, which has been cataloged repeatedly as one of the most successful in the national territory.

Although the health emergency due to Covid-19 was a huge challenge for the hospital infrastructure of the capital of the Atlantic, in the Development Plan ‘I am Barranquilla’, that governs the period 2020-2023, a series of actions were contemplated so that citizens have a timely and adequate response to your health requirements.

“We want the health of Barranquilla to continue its unstoppable march, that is why we are providing them with all the professional capacity so that care is timely and without access barriers. It is our main objective, guarantee comprehensive insurance, minimize the risks of becoming ill and provide quality health programs to all“Said the mayor Jaime Pumarejo Heins.

He was emphatic in stating that in this new stage they will bet on “turn the health system upside down, moving to a much more preventive health, with doctors in charge of specific populations ”.

The district president also stressed that the “robustness” in health services continues to grow, which directly impacts on the quality of life of Barranquilla and the Caribbean region.

“The public hospital network has been and will continue to be a national management model, where the resources obtained by the Prohospitales level 1 and 2 stamp are invested in providing efficiently and transparently to the more than 600 thousand users of the subsidized regime, as well as to anyone who requires it because We are also a regional reference center for health care in the Caribbean”, Reiterated the president.

In turn, Humberto Mendoza, Secretary of Health of Barranquilla, He stated that the district network model has provided “mobilization guarantees” to more than 19 thousand users, guaranteeing that “there are no barriers to access” to said services.

The official also expressed that the great challenge for the public network is strengthen the preventive medicine model to detect patients in time who have diseases that may pose risks to their life.

“In the city we have a network model that allows patients to access medium and high complexity services without authorizing systems limiting quality and care. That we will follow reinforcing to provide greater guarantees to citizens”, He added.

According to figures from the Mayor’s Office, accessibility to health increased 15 times between 2007 and 2018. It is expected that this year it will increase with the start-up of facilities such as the Camino Ciudadela 20 de Julio and Paso Galán.

For next year, this indicator will continue to grow, taking into account that the works of the New Barranquilla and Nazareth Roads will be delivered, which are ahead in two important sectors of the city.

Mayor Pumarejo has been making visits to these spaces to verify the progress of the works, taking into account that they were detained for a period due to the pandemic and currently not all the workers have been able to reintegrate, in order to comply with the corresponding regulations.

“We continue to grow with this new offer that adds to a solid network that is providing quality services to Barranquilla residents, showing that it is possible, as we have said for so long, to have quality, sustainable public health that continue to be a source of pride for each of us”Pumarejo said during one of those tours.

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They raid hostel in Ponedera for illegal connection to Electricaribe

Autoriades raided the establishment “Shalom Hostal Spa”, located in the municipality of Ponedera, in order to verify the alleged commission of the crime of fraud of fluids by illegal connection to the electric power service.

The operation, carried out this Thursday morning, was led by Electricaribe, the Attorney General’s Office, the Sijin and the Special Operations Group (Goes) of the National Police, Atlantic section. In its development the existence of a large electrical infrastructure operating illegally was confirmed.

A 112.5 KVA power transformer was found connected to the Electricaribe network. With this capacity, it is estimated that the monthly billing would be higher than 4 million pesos.

The superintendent, Natasha Avendaño García, confirmed that, “despite having the energy service, the establishment is not formalized as an Electricaribe client. The place has more than 30 rooms, more than 40 air conditioners, an auditorium for events with capacity for 200 people, and only paid 130 thousand pesos of energy per month. This value was included in the total consumption of the San Jorge neighborhood community, in subnormality, in Ponedera (Atlántico), thus violating the rights of users who were unaware that they were paying for the energy consumption of the property ”.

The purpose of the raid was to inspect, collect evidence, and dismantle the illegal connection. It was carried out at the request of Electricaribe, in response to complaints from the public and to the refusal of the owners of the establishment to formalize themselves as a user of the company. During the procedure, the hostel manager was captured.

Faced with this case, and given the upcoming entry of the new energy service operators in the Caribbean, the superintendency invited the community and local authorities to keep reporting power theft and other illegal practices that affect the provision of the service and the interests of the users.

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Keys to understanding what is happening in Cuba with the currency: monetary reform that will yield to the dollar? | Economy

Cuba plans to unify its two currencies and exchange rates against the dollar, leaving only one to go with the market.

The process, postponed for several years waiting for the best moment, could take place in the worst, when ECLAC expects the Cuban economy to decrease by 8% this year, as a result of the pandemic.

These are the keys to understanding what will happen:

A single coin

The Cuban convertible peso or CUC (equivalent to the dollar), which was born more than two decades ago, will disappear to first accompany and then replace the dollar, in circulation from 1993 to 2004. The government guarantees the validity of savings in CUC.

The Cuban peso or CUP (24 CUP per dollar) will prevail.

Economists assure that the CUC no longer has backing in dollars because the government disposed of those amounts due to the lack of liquidity in recent years. It lost its convertibility.

Today, the CUC is commonly used in the local market and in practice it is only a 24 CUP bill.

But revive the dollar

Since October 2019, the government has established the sale of household appliances and food in dollars, in selected stores, exclusively with a bank card.

This increased the demand for the dollar and generated rumors of unification of the currency for October, although it was later denied. The US ticket is now sold for about 1.5 CUC in informal markets (50% more).

The problem: the exchange rate

In Cuba, a common citizen places gasoline at 1 CUC (1 dollar) per liter, or 24 CUP. However, an official of a state company has a special exchange rate of 1 × 1. That is, the liter of gasoline is paid with 1 CUP.

In practice, the individual spends 10 CUC (10 dollars) or 240 CUP for 10 liters, while the state company spends, for the same reason, only 10 CUP (0.41 dollars).

State companies are 80% of the economy, and its preferential rates, in force since the 1980s, cause a huge distortion.

Implicit subsidies become “a salvage table” for some unprofitable companies, the advisor to the Ministry of Economy, Lázaro Toirac, explained to the press.

Meanwhile, exporters suffer because they receive 1 CUP for every dollar they earn.

“Many are the difficulties that this duality of circuits causes. And the confusion begins when measuring the real costs of business activity, having unreliable economic records “, details.

The consequences

By eliminating the 1 × 1 rate, production costs will rise and with it prices. Several states can fail and others have unrealistic profits.

Faced with this situation, experts suggest subsidizing the prices that will rise due to the measure, or raising wages. 70% of the labor force works for the State.

Cuba is an open economy and imports almost all of the goods it consumes through state firms.

The island is slowly undertaking a comprehensive reform of its Soviet-style economy, which allows private activity, which must be accelerated in this circumstance.

Normalize the exchange rate

Although the 1 × 1 rate is subsidized, the other one that governs the market, of 1 dollar for 24 CUP, has been immovable for fifteen years.

“It has not been a secret that the only currency that will remain circulating in Cuba will be the CUP, and the goal is to try to bring it closer to a exchange rate that can be recognized in comparison with international currencies, so that there is clarity in transactions ”, adds Toirac.

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The ‘Paths’ to strengthen the health system in Barranquilla

Guaranteeing timely and quality medical care for Barranquilla residents has become the primary objective of the District with the modernization process of the public health network, which continues to advance and plans to benefit more than 170 thousand citizens with new hospital projects.

Since 2008, the district administration has been working to build a solid health model, which has been repeatedly classified as one of the most successful in the national territory.

Although the health emergency caused by Covid-19 was a huge challenge for the hospital infrastructure of the Atlantic capital, in the Development Plan ‘I am Barranquilla’, which is valid for the period 2020-2023, a series of actions were contemplated so that citizens have a timely and adequate response to their health requirements.

“We want the health of Barranquilla to continue its unstoppable march, that is why we are providing them with all the professional capacity so that care is timely and without access barriers. It is our main objective, to guarantee comprehensive insurance for them, minimize the risks of getting sick and provide quality health programs for all, ”said Mayor Jaime Pumarejo Heins.

He was emphatic in stating that in this new stage they will bet on “turning the health system upside down, moving to much more preventive health, with doctors in charge of specific populations.”

The district president also highlighted that the “robustness” in health services continues to grow, which has a direct impact on the quality of life of Barranquilla and the Caribbean region.

“The public hospital network has been and will continue to be a national management model, where the resources obtained by the Prohospitales level 1 and 2 stamp are invested in providing efficiently and transparently to the more than 600 thousand users of the subsidized regime, as well as to anyone who requires it because we are also a regional reference center in health care in the Caribbean, “reiterated the president.

In turn, Humberto Mendoza, Barranquilla’s Secretary of Health, stated that the district network model has provided “mobilization guarantees” to more than 19 thousand users, guaranteeing that “there are no barriers to access” to these services.

The official also said that the great challenge for the public network is to strengthen the preventive medicine model to detect patients with diseases that may pose risks to their lives in time.

“In the city we have a network model that allows patients to access medium and high complexity services without authorizing systems limiting quality and care. We are going to continue strengthening that to provide greater guarantees to citizens, ”he added.

According to the Mayor’s Office figures, health accessibility increased 15 times between 2007 and 2018. It is expected that this year it will increase with the start-up of facilities such as the Camino Ciudadela 20 de Julio and Paso Galán.

For next year, this indicator will continue to grow, taking into account that the works of the New Barranquilla and Nazareth Roads will be delivered, which are being carried out in two important sectors of the city.

Mayor Pumarejo has been making visits to these spaces to verify the progress of the works, taking into account that they were detained for a period due to the pandemic and currently not all the workers have been able to reintegrate, in order to comply with the corresponding regulations.

“We continue to grow with this new offer that adds to a solid network that is providing quality services to Barranquilla residents, demonstrating that it is possible, as we have said for so long, to have quality, sustainable public health that continues to be a pride for each one of us ”, said Pumarejo during one of those tours.

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New energy companies start from October 1

With two special acts that They will be held next Tuesday, September 29 in Barranquilla and Cartagena, President Ivan Duque will lead the launch of the companies that will assume the commercialization and distribution of the energy service in the Caribbean Coast: Afinia (Caribe Mar) and Aire (Caribe Sol).

The companies they begin to operate from October 1 in the region, in a fact that marks a new stage in the history of the electricity service of the Coast serving about 10 million people.

Afinia, de Public Companies of Medellín (EPM), will serve the Bolívar, Sucre, Córdoba and Cesar markets with 1.51 million clients.

Air, which is in the hands of Caribbean Energy Consortium (Enerpereira and Latin American Corp), will be in charge of the Atlántico, Magdalena and La Guajira markets with 1.21 million clients.

After the award of the two companies, which was made through an auction process in March this year, the joint began, which for the most part had to develop virtually in the middle of the quarantine.

Although it was thought that due to the pandemic and the impact of the Electricaribe indicators Delays could occur, the new operators, Electricaribe and Superservicios, managed to advance in the last month in such a way that the schedule that had been set was met. This is how this week the contracts will be closed with the signature of the company representatives.

The investment commitments of the two startups in the next 5 years add up to $ 5.7 trillion, of which $ 3.2 billion correspond to the Caribe Mar market and $ 2.6 billion to Caribe Sol.

Additionally, the 10-year projection is $ 5 trillion for Caribbean Sea and $ 3.7 billion for Caribbean Sun, for a total of $ 8.7 billion.

It should be remembered that Electricaribe will not disappear immediately, as it is in the liquidation process.

It is not the first time the energy market of the Caribbean Coast is served by two companiesSince Electricaribe and Electrocosta operated in the 2000s, but under the control of Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF), today Naturgy, which later joined due to operational issues.

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Santa Marta reopens its beaches after six months of pandemic

As of this September 18, Samarians and visitors can make use of the different Beaches for recreation, yes, saving biosafety protocols as the distancing between people, because the Covid-19 it remains latent and we must not lower our guard against disease.

Manuel Ravelo Gómez traveled 16 hours on a motorcycle with his son from Cucuta toward Santa Marta And after filling out the form on the reserva.santamarta.gov.co portal, he was from 7:30 am on Friday to be the first to go into the sea after six months.

“The main motivation was to take a dip after six months of confinement, which stressed many Colombians”, commented. After removing his mask, he walked into the crystal clear waters and threw himself with his back into the Caribbean Sea.

Barranquilla Shirly Arellano experienced a similar situation. Although the journey was much shorter, the woman left with her husband at 5:00 am yesterday from Barranquilla towards the capital of Magdalena.

“This is a delight after spending a semester locked up. I wanted to enjoy the beach again, I came to relaxAlthough my husband is working, I came to enjoy the day, ”she commented.

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They open a process to give the Metropolitan stadium a commercial name

The Barranquilla mayor’s office opened an application process to participate in the auction that will give the stadium a commercial name Metropolitan Roberto Meléndez, as is the style in many parts of the world with sports venues. For example, the BBVA Bancomer stadium (Guadalupe, Nuevo León, Mexico), Mercedes Benz Stadium (Atlanta, USA) and Allianz Arena (Munich, Germany), Hard Rock Stadium (Miami, USA), Wanda Metropolitano (Madrid) or Movistar Arena (Bogotá), among others.

The idea of ​​getting a sponsor for the ‘Metro’ was announced by the mayor of Barranquilla, Jaime Pumarejo Heins, in a visit to EL HERALDO on March 4, 2020, but it will begin to become a reality this Thursday, from 9 am, in a hearing to socialize the details of the application process. Interested companies must register at the following link: https://forms.gle/dThGKnxaVMjsCECh8

“The trade name rights It is a model under which a brand / company associates or puts its name to an event or place for a specified time in exchange for the payment of those rights. Under the protection of the advertising technique, the guardian of the sports venue allows a company to be associated with it by including its brand in the name of the venue ”, explained the mayor’s office through a statement.

“This public search marks the beginning of a major modernization project for the stadium, supported, now, with resources from a private investor”Added the official announcement.

The commercial naming rights of the Colombian soccer temple may have a national or international sponsor. The brands preselected in the application phase will be able to bid in the auction.

The District Secretary for Recreation and Sports appointed Puerta de Oro, Caribbean Development Company, to take charge of the process.

“The stadium, in this case, gains the possibility of obtaining additional income that allows its reinvestment, development and modernization, as well as expanding its recognition from the hand of a brand. The investing company, for its part, gains exposure in a place with wide media coverage, ”the statement said.

Interested companies and legal entities will find the application process here and They will have until Tuesday, September 29 at 10:00 am. to subscribe with the respective requirements.

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Investments of 15,000 million dollars are projected for the Caribbean | Economy

From January 2021, and for a period of five years, the country’s Caribbean coast will become the focus of development of large mining-energy mega-works, which are classified by the Government as a priority and of national interest.

Lea: (Mining and oil SMEs will have relief for their tasks)

Thus, in the territories and in waters off the coasts of Córdoba, Sucre, Bolívar, Atlántico, Magdalena, La Guajira and Cesar, initiatives will be developed on the electric power, hydrocarbons and mining fronts that will be a key element for the economic development of the country.

Lea: (Copper, gold and coal, challenges of the Mining Agency)

And the estimated investments on behalf of the renewable energy projects, added to the electricity transmission initiatives, the two last generation coal-fired thermal plants, the oil blocks for the extraction of crude oil and natural gas, both on land and offshore, and the expansion of the largest refinery in the country, among others, would be in the order of 15,000 million dollars.

This figure is striking, several sector analysts told Portafolio, not only because it would represent close to two points of GDP, but incidentally would open the door to more than 200,000 direct jobs, not counting indirect jobs, a number that could not yet be calculate.

RENEWABLES IN THE ENERGY TRANSITION

The button to be displayed in the development of the energy sector on the Caribbean coast is paid by the projects for the generation of renewable energy located in La Guajira and Cesar, and that concentrate 90% of the clean source initiatives in the country, and that will help to take the step in the so-called energy transition.

“Between the two energy auctions, the country had 14 projects assigned, nine wind and five solar. There is a pipeline of clean sources with 2,500 megawatts (Mw). In addition, the Ministry issued Decree 829 that reduces the time to access its tax benefits, ”said Diego Mesa, Minister of Mines and Energy.

Calculations of the aforementioned portfolio indicate that the estimated investments for the development of these works would be greater than US $ 2 billion.

Added to the above is the Colectora II transmission line project, which will be in charge of delivering the energy produced by these sources to the National Interconnected System (SIN) and whose investment will be US $ 180 million.

Another potential of the Caribbean coast lies in the large oil blocks in which what will be the supply of natural gas is being extracted, as is currently the case in the departments of Córdoba and Sucre, and which will help meet the demand for this fuel throughout the national territory.

The above without counting, with the areas assigned in the Permanent Process of Allocation of Areas (PPAA) of the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH) and that in the medium term will increase the supply of this fuel.

“Some of these projects are already in execution and others in structuring, generating more than 20,000 jobs. For this reason, we hope that a timely and responsible reactivation can take place, so that these works can be carried out in the shortest possible time, ”explained Orlando Cabrales, president of Naturgas.

The estimated investments are for more than US $ 2,500 million and have to do with the exploration, production, transportation and distribution of energy in the region of the Caribbean coast, and the rest of the country.

In addition, in the waters of the Colombian Caribbean Sea there are already assigned for development, and about thirty blocks are in the process of exploration and production (E&P) that will become in the medium and long term another of the great remnants of crude and gas for the nation.

The signing of nine contracts in 2019 for offshore E&P allowed companies such as Ecopetrol, Petrobras, Repsol, Shell, ExxonMobil and Noble Energy, to be part of the boom in this oil task in the aforementioned waters.

“These exploration contracts represent a great step for the country on many fronts. We will increase the knowledge of the availability of offshore resources, we will expand the exploration frontier in deep waters, “said Ana María Duque, president of Shell in Colombia.

In addition, large initial investments come from the offshore operation, because in addition to the US $ 250 million that Ecopetrol will disburse and the US $ 5 million from two Repsol agreements, there are also the US $ 100 million for the Shell contracts and the US $ 400 million announced by Petrobras.

The new dynamics in this front of operation, energized the issue of Permanent Offshore Free Zones (Zfpca), and ANH records indicate that to date four have been declared, which are already in operation and located near Cartagena, Barranquilla, Santa Marta and Riohacha.

“Under this scheme, they will be able to access fiscal boxes included in the free zone regime,” explained Armando Zamora, president of the ANH.

OTHER INVESTMENTS

The Colombian Caribbean will also have two of the most modern thermoelectric plants based on coal and ultra supercritical technology., La Luna in Cesar and Termobijao in Córdoba, whose technology will generate low levels of co2.

The first project, whose operator will be the multinational Sloane, is one of the thermal complexes for power generation that steals the attention of the country’s electricity sector, due to the same magnitude of the project, and already has the green light for the start of its assembly, and will have an investment of US $ 1,600 million.

For its part, the second thermal park, and that its baton would be in the hands of the multinational IC Power, has not yet established the amount of its investment (but industry analysts estimate that the cost would be close to US $ 1,200 million). What this newspaper could establish is that once all the permits are in place, the respective investment banks will finish making the calculations to define the financial viability to start their assembly.

Likewise, Ecopetrol’s administration has already started the expansion of the Cartagena Refinery (Reficar), project that seeks to integrate the old plant to the new one, with the goal of processing more than 200,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) from the end of 2022 with an investment of US $ 140 million.

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Open call to intervene alleys of the Historic Center

The Barranquilla Center Management and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched a call to select a project that develops a comprehensive urban intervention strategy for the Historic Center of the city.

Through this recovery, the reactivation of a set of alleys is sought as meeting places, economic activity and vital nucleus of the development of the Atlantic capital, as a contribution to the revitalization and enhancement program of the Historic Center.

In this call, which will be open until September 25 and will deliver $ 5,000 in prizes, a detailed urban-architectural proposal will also be chosen for the 42C race between 30 and 33 streets, also known as ‘callejón del meao’, as an intervention Illustrative for the plot of alleys in the Historic Center.

“This contest gives the opportunity to show the cultural and architectural wealth of the Historic Center of Barranquilla. The transformation of the center is one of the flagship programs of the Mayor’s Office and this reorganization of the alleys allows us to revitalize these spaces as heritage and culturally ”, stated Angelo Cianci, manager of the Center.

The Mayor’s Office of Barranquilla stated that the urban intervention strategies and the proposals for public space that result from the competition will add to the lessons learned from previous IDB initiatives in the city.

One of them is the Program for Fiscal Strengthening and Public Investment Expenditure, which financed the improvement and construction of public spaces and urban facilities to increase the supply and quality of urban infrastructure in the capital of Atlántico.

This university contest is aimed at young people from all over Latin America through the IDB Cities Lab initiative, which seeks creative solutions and innovative ideas to urban problems in Latin America and the Caribbean, in the hands of students, university professors and young professionals from all over the region.

This exercise has the objective of serving as a seedbed and incubator for young talent in urban issues from a network of work with universities, offering direct experience to promote real plans and projects, as well as promoting a participatory space that puts into discussion the paradigms of the discipline.

This project has already been carried out in five other cities in the region: Curundú, Panama (2015), Santa Marta (2016), Mendoza, Argentina (2017), Santiago de Chile (2018) and Buenos Aires (2019).

In this edition of the contest, students from any of the member countries of the Inter-American Development Bank, who are studying the last two years of university or postgraduate studies, or students and / or collaborators of a university in a country in America, may participate. Latin America and the Caribbean.

Recovery of the historic center

The district administration has bet on an “ambitious” project to recover the city’s public and heritage space.

This intervention begins with the master market plan, which includes, in turn: remodeling of traditional plazas (there are two works in progress: EPM and Grains), new markets such as the Grand Bazaar and satellite markets.

The Mayor’s Office of Barranquilla points out that, through this project, there will be a major reorganization of formal and informal merchants and recovery of architectural heritage, which will stimulate real estate projects and, therefore, more employment in the future.

In addition, the District seeks to rescue the heritage of buildings such as the old Dugand Bank, the National Bank of Commerce, the Caja Agraria building, the Plaza Concordia, the Volpe, Robertico building, the San Nicolás square and the Fedecafé building, among others.

In addition, it has contemplated that the original names be returned to the streets of this area of ​​the city, in order to regain their identity.

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The ‘Zurdo’ López underwent a catheterization and it is studied if they should operate

The former Junior Technician Miguel Ángel López was hospitalized last Monday morning at the Clínica del Caribe, after feeling discomfort and abnormal pressure.

The news was known through social networks, after one of his pupils in the rojiblanco team, former striker Martín Arzuaga, reported his health status through Twitter.

“Let us put in our prayers Professor Miguel Ángel López, who suffered an acute myocardial infarction,” wrote the ‘Toro’.

Until the closing of this edition, no official medical report was known about the state of health of the ‘Zurdo’.

The Argentine, champion with the Sharks in 2004, has been based in Barranquilla for several years.

Francisco Arias, who works as López’s assistant, assures that the 78-year-old veteran helmsman “is stable, calm and in good spirits”, waiting for what the doctors decide.

“Still under observation. They’ve already had a catheterization that resulted in a clogged artery. The possibility of open heart surgery or another type of intervention is being studied, ”Arias told EL HERALDO.

The former technician, according to Arias, remains in constant communication with those closest to him. His relatives in Argentina have already been informed and are aware of his health, like many of Junior’s fans who have a feeling of admiration and gratitude for the star he helped embroider on the shield in 2004.

In dialogue with EL HERALDO, a few months ago, ‘El Zurdo’ had sent a message of affection and gratitude to the rojiblanca fans, in the midst of confinement due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“I want to thank you for the affection that I always receive. I miss you. Thank you for making my days happy, ”said the historic Argentine coach at the time.

Miguel Ángel López was the coach of Junior’s fifth star in the second half of 2004, in that remembered final against Atlético Nacional, where the rojiblancos won 3-0 in the first leg, in Barranquilla, and then fell 5-2 in Medellín , saving himself in the last minutes with the remembered goal of Argentine defender Walter Ribonetto. The Sharks prevailed on penalties 5-4.

He directed the Barranquilla team on seven occasions. Without a doubt, he is a character that is 100% linked to junior history.

‘El Zurdo’ made his debut as a professional footballer at the University of Córdoba in 1962 and retired in 1975 at Atlético Nacional, a club where he made his debut as a coach a year later.

During his long coaching career, he has twice managed América de México, with whom he won two league titles in 1985 and a Concacaf Champions League in 1992.

He was also in the Independiente de Avellaneda, with which he raised the title of the South American Super Cup in 1995, and also in the Argentine Boca Juniors, Rosario Central, Ferro Carril Oeste and Arsenal.

He also went through the Mexican Chivas de Guadalajara, Santos Laguna, Toluca, León, Atlético Celaya and Puebla, as well as Al-Ahli from Saudi Arabia and Badajoz from Spain.

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