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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After the celebration of a mass, there are 16 infected with coronavirus and 900 isolated in Córdoba

At least 16 people who attended a mass last week in the Cordoba town of Justiniano Posse they tested positive in coronavirus and 900 others, among those attending that celebration and close contacts, were isolated in a preventive manner, while it is being investigated whether the priest promoted not wearing a mask.

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First phase of international flights will be on September 21

The return of the international flights will be next September 21, as confirmed this Thursday by the Minister of Transportation, Ángela María Orozco, within the framework of the beginning of a new cycle of air connectivity that also involves the start-up of air terminals in intermediate cities.

Even if biosecurity protocols to capitalize on return flights are not definedOrozco pointed out that the Ministry of Health would be publishing them soon. In this sense, the minister announced that the Government will demand as a requirement to enter the country the presentation of a negative PCR test for Covid-19, although the times of its taking are not yet specified.

This requirement is only in force at this time to travel to the island of San Andrés.

It should be noted that PCR tests (polymerase chain reaction) They are those that allow to detect a fragment of genetic material of a pathogen. This test is being used to confirm or rule out cases of patients with Covid-19, but it has also been used to detect other types of infectious diseases.

Additionally, the minister indicated that Additional adjustments are being evaluated in relation to the lines and procedures in Migración Colombia.

Routes. As revealed by the minister, the institution has classified possible countries with air connection into four groups, according to the disposition to materialize the route based on the requirements of the pandemic. In this way, among the countries with the possibility of immediate connection are United States, Brazil, Mexico, United Kingdom, Australia, Ecuador, Dominican Republic and Turkey.

In the next category, the countries with the possibility of connection this month oen October, there are Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama, Peru, Chile, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Spain, France, the Netherlands, Cuba, Canada, Argentina and Germany are in the third group of countries whose air connectivity is linked to special conditions, while the possibilities with Costa Rica or Paraguay are ruled out, for the moment.

First flight. Even if the first gradual phase would begin on September 21e, the first commercial international flights will leave Cartagena on Friday the 19th to Fort Lauderdale and Miami, “Understanding that this is a city that depends on tourist activity,” said the minister. The low-cost airlines, the American Spirit and the Colombian Viva Air, will be in charge of the operation.

On the other hand, the director of Migration Colombia, Juan Francisco Espinosa, in a meeting with the Montería authorities, he confirmed the interest of the national government in establishing an international air route that connects the capital of the department of Córdoba with Panama City.

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Two powerful earthquakes were replicated in Córdoba

During the day on Tuesday, two large earthquakes originated in Chile. The first was of a magnitude 6.8 on the Richter scale, it began in the Atacama region during the early morning. The second occurred during the afternoon with a magnitude of 6.3 degrees, beginning in the Pacific Ocean area, near the Chilean coast. The latter produced aftershocks that were felt with power in some provinces of Argentina: Mendoza, San Juan and Córdoba.

Through local media and social networks, citizens of the affected provinces claimed to have felt the tremor.

From Río Cuarto, a young man affirmed TN that “the lamps were moved.”

The National Emergency Office of the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security (ONEMI) of Chile, indicated that no injuries were reported to people. In addition, it was assured that the characteristics “do not meet the necessary conditions to generate a tsunami on the coasts of Chile.”

Regarding these tectonic movements, in dialogue with TN, the Chilean journalist José María Del Pino stated that a part of the Pacific plate was activated in the north of Chile and that due to this the tremors were felt both in his country and in the Argentine territory.

He earthquake originated in the neighboring country during the afternoon had more than 40 aftershocks in the following hours, one of them reached 5.6 on the Richter scale.

ONEMI reported that the most serious problems were experienced in Copiapó, a city located 800 kilometers from the capital of Santiago, where the destruction of roofs of houses and the leakage of a pool on the terrace of a downtown building that flooded the elevators.

In addition, there was the fall of shelves in supermarkets and shops in the city, as well as minor cuts in the electricity supply throughout the day.

Last moment: third earthquake

At 23:06 on Tuesday, a third earthquake of less intensity was registered in the Atacama Region. According to the National Seismological Center, the magnitude was 4.9 degrees, located 61 km north of Huasco.

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VIDEO .- They arrested the young man who threw a stone into the San Roque de Córdoba funnel and was filmed for Tik Tok

Facundo Radyk, a 20-year-old young man from Cordoba, threw a huge stone into the funnel of the Dique San Roque de Córdoba and damaged the structure that is heritage 80 years ago. But thanks to the fact that the scene was uploaded to Tik Tok, the Police of that province identified him and were able to arrest him in the last hours.

The case came to light due to a video by a user named @Joacolinares in which Radyk is seen taking a stone and tossing it into the immense funnel, located at the end of the so-called “path of one hundred curves” and which over time became a tourist icon of the city of Villa Carlos Paz.

“The rock hits the side walls and then, at the bottom of the gorge of the work, damages the reinforced concrete surface of the structure and generates consequences, for a work of such magnitude, which has been the heritage of Cordoba for 80 years”, said the Ministry of Public Services after the viralization of the images.

The specialists who descended on the structure observed a mark compatible with the impact of a solid and forceful material at a point located 9 meters from the threshold of the main spillway. Then they found another even stronger mark at another point in the funnel, five meters lower.

Likewise, they did not find breaks or fissures in the structure that could cause some type of leakage, which was the main concern of the Cordovan authorities.

The case is in the hands of the prosecutor Ricardo Mazzuchi, of the Villa Carlos Paz Fiscal Unit, who would inform the detainee about his accusation. It is estimated that the accusation will be for qualified damage and violation of quarantine, since at the time of the event, the detainee was domiciled in Córdoba capital.

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Fires: firefighters work so that fire does not enter Cerro Uritorco

After noon on Wednesday, the province’s Director General of Civil Defense, Diego Concha, confirmed that there was a “great advance” in the fight against fire in the central Punilla area: “In the Cosquín, Santa María and Bialet Massé is quite contained, as in the La Calera area ”.

The official also explained that “in the focus of the Ischilín department, near Copacabana, he is guarding the ashes under the care of 50 troops”, and added: “We are doing very well in the Valle Hermoso fire where there is an active front westward; 50 firefighters travel there ”.

On the other hand, volunteer firefighters continued to fight the fire in the area of ​​provincial route 17, Los Terrones sector, on the slopes of the Uritorco hill near Tramontana.

Infants are displaced in the region, supported by fire trucks, sister trucks and the planes and helicopters of the Province and Nation that operate from the La Cumbre city air club.

The firefighters try to prevent the fire from reaching the hill because once there it becomes uncontrollable and inaccessible in many sectors to fight the flames.

Another place with fires is near the town of Achiras where about 65 firefighters work trying to stop the burning of grasslands.

The fire risk for the province continues to be extreme.

The rains did not come

Only a light drizzle fell on Bialet Massé, Cosquín and Santa María de Punilla, so the work of the firefighters fighting the fire in that sector and in different parts of the Punilla and Ischilín departments continues.

The start of Wednesday morning

The outbreaks that were active with the first hours were:

  • Chapel of Mount. 140 firefighters work at kilometer 3 and in the Tramontana area.
  • Big house. 40 firefighters work. It is contained and they are working to extinguish it.
  • Copacabana. 50 firefighters work.
  • Rural area of ​​La Calera. 40 firefighters work.
  • Dean Funes. A 2,000 meter front is still active, where firefighters work.

Meanwhile, another two outbreaks were registered in the southern province:

  • On from Achiras. Five fire stations managed to control a fire source overnight and remain on guard for ashes. On Wednesday morning, 65 firefighters were fighting another outbreak of about 500 meters in the area.
  • Los Molles. They controlled a fire that started Tuesday afternoon in a private field, near the border with Merlo. Firefighters kept guard for ashes.

“We still have a fire in the Casa Grande area, near Valle Hermoso, where firefighters from 8 barracks work.

“In the region surrounding Capilla del Monte, from Provincial Route 17 to the southeast of the Uritorco hill, fire is being fought from Los Terrones to Tramontana, where homes and a confectionery are being protected; The same happens on the road from San Salvador that goes towards Ojo de Agua and towards the north slope of the hill, ”Concha himself said on Wednesday morning.

Alert ceased

Despite the fact that in the last hours rains and showers were registered in different parts of the province, the water did not reach the areas most affected by the flames.

The National Meteorological Service reported on Wednesday morning about the end of the alert for strong storms for the southwest, center and north of Córdoba.

The next rains in Córdoba could be registered between Saturday and Sunday.

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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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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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“When a vehicle evades a control, the police cannot use firearms,” ​​said the new head of Capital

The new head of Capital Security of the Córdoba Police, Chief Commissioner Liliana Rita Zárate Belletti, referred this Saturday to the Crime of Valentino Blas Correas at the hands of members of the force and argued that the protocol prohibits the use of firearms during vehicle controls.

“There is a protocol from the year 2017 that came out as a resolution. It specifically speaks that when a vehicle evades control, a bolt operation must be carried out, and the mobile will under no point of view use the firearm. That protocol is in force, ”he told Cadena 3.

Zárate Belletti indicated that the use of a firearm “is an extreme measure” that is implemented as a “last means” during a procedure.

“Before resorting to the use of weapons, other non-violent means must be used,” said the commissioner, who will have 11 directions under its orbit with a total of 8,500 troops.

As he indicated, the possibility of a restructuring in the area he directs will be studied.

In addition, he defended the process during which the troops who later become members of the Police are trained.

“The selection process makes it go through different intellectual, psychological and even medical instances. It is a 6-month selection. It is not that everyone who enters the School graduates. All training is under the orbit of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Security ”, he specified.

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However, he clarified: “It will be necessary to review if, at some point, there is something to improve.”

He also clarified that in the promotion processes, applicants are subjected to analysis and studies of different kinds.

Regarding the Blas Correas case, he indicated: “Nobody wants this. The objective is that what happened with the young man does not happen again ”.

Finally, he indicated that in recent days he has noticed a growth in criminal acts.

“We are facing a scourge, due to criminal acts that have begun to resurface. We are going to have to work hard for the situations that people experience every day ”, he closed.

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