Britons and Spanish jails…. is Spain flooded ?

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More than two thousand Britons ended up in Spanish jails last year after being arrested for drunk and abusive behaviour.

Not only did the number of arrests for holidaymakers on the Costas increase by a third on the previous year, but 6,710 Britons contacted embassies to say they had lost their passports.

The figures were released yesterday by the Foreign Office, which added a double warning – behave yourself when you are abroad, and make sure that you have taken out travel insurance.

In addition to the 2,032 Britons arrested in Spain, 695 needed hospital treatment 29 were raped, and 1,591 – mostly permanent residents – died there. Most of the arrests were the outcome of heavy drinking.

Recent examples include an incident in which a Spanish girl who had been sent to learn English at a summer camp for 10 to 14-year-olds in Tossa de Mar rang her parents to say that she and other children had locked themselves in a bungalow to hide from their English tutors. The two British tutors were drunk and trying to force their way into the bungalow. After police arrived, other children complained of being slapped and getting demands for money. Three Britons were arrested and face charges.

In June a car jumped a red light in the Spanish town of Estepona, and ploughed into a group of people, injuring two women, a two year old, and two babies. Police found the vehicle nearby and impounded it. The next day, a British tourist called at the police station claiming his car was missing. He later admitted he was the driver.
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About Ebola virus

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As of July 2014, the ongoing Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa holds the record for being the worst outbreak in the recorded history of the virus. The outbreak – which has affected the countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone – now has more than a thousand cases, in which more than half of those are confirmed.

Infections of Ebola virus cause a viral hemorrhagic (bleeding) fever officially known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever or Ebola virus disease, a deadly disease with a fatality rate of up to 90%.

DEADLY VIRUS. This colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) obtained March 24, 2014 from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. Photo by Cynthia Goldsmith/CDC/AFP

Though more concentrated in parts of Africa, history shows that cases of infection have popped up in other countries as well, particularly here in the Philippines.

Here are few things that you need to know about Ebola virus and the disease that it causes.

1. Ebola outbreaks commonly occur in Central and West Africa.

Ebola was first detected in 1976 during simultaneous outbreaks that occurred in Nzara, Sudan, and Yambuku in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The virus received its name from the Ebola River found in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

In the past 38 years, major outbreaks of the virus happened 6 times in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 3 times in South Sudan, 4 times in Gabon, Uganda, and the Republic of Congo, and once in Cote d’Ivoire and South Africa. The recent 2014 Ebola outbreaks are also in West African countries.

2. Ebola cases have also occurred in countries outside Africa, including the Philippines.

One case of human Ebola virus infection was recorded in the UK in 1976 after a laboratory accident.

In 1989, 1990, and 1996, the virus was detected in primate facilities in the Philippines that exported monkeys all over the globe, leading to 3 cases of viral infection among humans. In the same three years, monkeys exported from said facilities introduced the virus in the USA, causing 4 cases of human infection.
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What are Israel and Palestine? Why are they fighting?

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Israel is the world’s only Jewish state, located just east of the Mediterranean Sea. Palestinians, the Arab population that hails from the land Israel now controls, refer to the territory as Palestine, and want to establish a state by that name on all or part of the same land. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is over who gets what land and how it’s controlled.

Though both Jews and Arab Muslims date their claims to the land back a couple thousand years, the current political conflict began in the early 20th century. Jews fleeing persecution in Europe wanted to establish a national homeland in what was then an Arab- and Muslim-majority territory in the British Empire. The Arabs resisted, seeing the land as rightfully theirs. An early United Nations plan to give each group part of the land failed, and Israel and the surrounding Arab nations fought several wars over the territory. Today’s lines largely reflect the outcomes of two of these wars, one waged in 1948 and another in 1967.

The 1967 war is particularly important for today’s conflict, as it left Israel in control of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, two territories home to large Palestinian populations:

Today, the West Bank is nominally controlled by the Palestinian Authority and is under Israeli occupation. This comes in the form of “settlers,” Jews who build ever-expanding communities in the West Bank that effectively deny the land to Palestinians, and Israeli troops, who protect the settlers and enforce Israeli security restrictions on Palestinian movement. Gaza is controlled by Hamas, an Islamist fundamentalist party, and is under Israeli blockade but not ground troop occupation. The two Palestinian groups may have reconciled on April 23rd, creating one shared Palestinian government for the first time since 2007. The peace negotiations fell apart and, in July, the conflict escalated to a full-on war between Israel and Hamas.
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Jailbreak tweaks updates for IOS 7.1.1

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It has been a few weeks since the Chinese team Pangu surprised us with an iOS 7.1.1 untethered jailbreak, and the dust is finally starting to settle. After learning that the jailbreak is safe to use, I am updating the list of a secure to use tweaks and apps on IOS

iOS 7.1 – 7.1.1 compatible jailbreak tweaks
2×2 Folder Icons
3G Unrestrictor 5 (iOS 7 & 6)
Accelerate
Activator
Ah! Ah! Ah!
Alkaline
Almpoum
animate
Animate fix for iOS 7.x.x
Animer7
AnyAttach
Apex 2 (iOS 7)
App Activate
AppInfo
Apple File Conduit “2″
Applocker
Appro
Aria
Arise
ArrangeStatusBar
AttachmentManager
auki
Australian BOM Siri Weather
AutoOK7
AutoTouch for iOS 7
Background Manager
Badge Customizer
Badger 7
Barrel
BatteryLife
BetterNC7
BetterPasscodeKeypad
BioProtect
biteSMS
BlueBoard
Bluepicker
Blur Remover
BlurredMusicApp
Boover
BounceNotify
Bridge
BrightVol
BTC Mouse & Trackpad
Burst mode
BytaFont 2
Call on GV Pro
CallBar
CamBlur7
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Pablo Iglesias y la Ley Mordaza

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Se presentó como una alternativa a la vieja política española, pero resultó estar financiado por los petrodólares del caudillo venezolano Hugo Chávez. Se trata de Pablo Iglesias, quien durante años vendió al régimen chavista los servicios de su fundación para poder solventar sus aspiraciones personales, publica Infobae.

Ahora, Iglesias volvió a mostrarse a favor de unos de los pilares de Chávez: el control de los medios de comunicación. Y lo hizo al defender la ley mordaza que impuso Rafael Correa en Ecuador. “Los medios de comunicación, por lo menos una parte, tienen que tener mecanismos de control público”, afirmó Iglesias.
“¿Por qué no va a existir una regulación que garantice la libertad de prensa en el mejor sentido del término, sin condicionantes de empresas privadas o de la voluntad de partidos políticos? La sociedad civil tiene que verse reflejada con independencia y veracidad en los medios de comunicación”, argumenta débilmente el eurodiputado en una entrevista reproducida por el diario español El País. La tesis de Iglesias es la misma que utilizaron los principales gobiernos populistas de América Latina, desde Venezuela a laArgentina, para someter a la prensa libre e independiente
Sin embargo, el joven político aliado de Chávez no especifica cómo sería ese control. “La gestión de la información no puede depender únicamente de hombres de negocios y su voluntad por permitir la libertad de expresión”, añade, sin reconocer que fueron los medios tradicionales quienes lo hicieron conocido para la opinión pública española.

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Que sucedio el 26/05/2014?

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El bipartidismo de PP y PSOE hace aguas y Podemos sorprende con 5 escaños
Hasta ahora el castigo a los grandes se había demostrado fundamentalmente con la abstención. Pero esta vez, además, los españoles lo han hecho apoyando a otras formaciones. Izquierda Unida y UpyD se consolidan como grandes partidos bisagra, mientras que el fenómeno Podemos, con Pablo Iglesias al frente, alarga por la izquierda el arco político. Los nacionalistas también refuerzan su posición.

El Partido Popular ha perdido 10 escaños en el Parlamento europeo, pasa de tener 24 a 16 escaños con el 26,06% de los votos. Es un auténtico ‘batacazo’ electoral, a pesar de que el PP gana las elecciones europeas. Con el 99,77% de los votos escrutados, se confirma que el PSOE, que tenía 23 escaños, logra 14 escaños en el Parlamento europeo. La sorpresa de la noche la da la formación Podemos, que logra entrar en el Parlamento con 5 escaños.

El bipartidismo se ha desplomado en las elecciones europeas y, por primera vez, los dos grandes partidos no han llegado a sumar ni la mitad de los votos emitidos. El Partido Popular ha ganado las elecciones europeas pero cae a 16 escaños desde los 24 que tenía desde 2009, mientras el PSOE ha pasado de 23 a 14. La sorpresa la da la formación Podemos, que ha entrado en la Eurocámara con 5 eurodiputados y ha resultado ser la cuarta fuerza en número de votos.

Con un 99,77% escrutado, entre los dos grandes partidos han sumado un 49,6%, el porcentaje más bajo de unas europeas y muy lejos del 73,4% de las últimas generales. IU ha logrado un 9,99% y pasa de dos a seis escaños, mientras el recién creado Podemos ha obtenido un 7,97% y cinco escaños.

UPyD, con el 6,50%, crece de uno a cuatro eurodiputados. Coalición por Europa (CiU, PNV y CC) pasa de dos a tres escaños con un 5,44% de los votos y ERC, con un 4,02% de votos, obtiene dos, desde 2009 compartía uno con BNG y Aralar. Ciudadanos entra en la Eurocámara con 2 diputados y 3,16% de los votos.


Acerca del nuevo partido politico “democratico” Podemos

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Se mostraron como “la nueva política española”. Se presentaron como “los indignados” que buscaban algo nuevo para su país. Se hicieron visibles por su presunta “transparencia”. Sin embargo, los líderes del partido político Podemos adoptaron todos los vicios que decían aborrecer. Y para peor, los niegan.

Este grupo político -autoproclamado independiente de los poderes hegemónicos- recibió una suma millonaria por parte de los sucesivos gobiernos de Hugo Chávez y Nicolás Maduro para financiar su think tank y presentarse finalmente como “la revelación” de las últimas elecciones parlamentarias europeas.

El monto asciende a 5 millones de dólares, lo suficiente como para instalar a un grupo ante la sociedad y financiar una campaña política basada en una supuesta austeridad.

El vínculo entre el chavismo y el Centro de Estudios Políticos y Sociales (CEPS) -la fundación de Podemos- iniciaron sus relaciones en 2002, cuando aún el ex caudillo bolivariano vivía y controlaba Venezuela a su antojo. Desde ese año, el flujo de dinero fue acrecentándose hasta sumar la cifra total. Los datos fueron comprobados mediante las cuentas depositadas en el registro de fundaciones del Ministerio de Cultura.
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