The six news you should know today, Tuesday May 26

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1. The Government Delegation in Madrid recommended to all its personal social distance on February 28. The delegate of the Government in Madrid, José Manuel Franco, appointed in early February, did not prohibit any of the large gatherings held in Madrid between March 5 and 14: a total of 130. Only on the 8th, 40 took place, when There was already a report from the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention on the progress of Covid-19. Nor was any preventive measure adopted, as recommended by the Government Delegation itself. There is also a document dated February 28 from the Occupational Risk Prevention Service of the Government Delegation on the risk of contagion by coronavirus. In it it is stated that it is elaborated “from the sanitary recommendations of the national and international authorities” and it is recommended to maintain the social distance of at least one meter and hand washing. The most relevant thing is that it is said that it should be applied by all the staff of the Government Delegation and for this purpose the entire staff was sent by email.

2. The judge concludes that Iglesias was not a victim of Villarejo and was able to commit up to two crimes. The head of the Central Court of Instruction number 6 of the National Court, Manuel García Castellón, considers that the Vice President of the Government Pablo Iglesias could commit up to two crimes in the context of the mobile phone that was stolen from his former adviser Dina Bousselham and whose content had access . In a car and an order issued yesterday, he exposed the need to collect more police reports to clarify two dark points in this separate piece of the Villarejo case: when Iglesias returned the memory card of that phone to Bousselham and who of the two was responsible for that today it is “partially burned”.

3. The Government hastens the negotiation of the minimum income as much as possible. While thousands of people affected by ERTE still do not receive their benefit, the Government is heading the approval of the Minimum Vital Income (IMV) next Friday in an extraordinary council of ministers. The term initially set, as advanced by the Minister of Finance and government spokesperson, María Jesús Montero, was the usual meeting of the Executive cabinet to be held on Tuesday. However, a controversial sprint that has been approved by what was intended to be the coalition government’s star measure for the entire legislature has forced the deadlines to be sped up. There are still dots to tie and, above all, much to negotiate. Because the autonomic fit of the service is still not greased. Autonomous sources assure this newspaper that they have not yet received any draft of the standard and see its implementation premature.

4. Trump studies his response to sending Iranian gasoline to Venezuela. The United States Government assures that President Donald Trump is studying the response to the shipment of 1.5 million barrels of gasoline from Iran to the Nicolás Maduro regime in a shipment of five ships, the first of which arrived on the coast of Venezuela. Saturday night. A senior US official said Monday. to ABC, “The President has made it clear that the US will not tolerate meddling [en Venezuela] of an illegitimate regime [el iraní] who oppresses his people, denies the most basic human rights and practices violence and repression. The Venezuelan armed forces are escorting the Iranian freighters when they reach their territorial waters. Maduro and several of his ministers have publicly thanked Iran for sending the fuel, which Venezuela lacks due to the collapse of its refineries.

5. Formula 1 begs for mercy from Boris Johnson. On the official website of Formula 1 there is no 2020 racing calendar, despite the fact that the expectations of its owners is to start the World Cup in just over a month, July 5, Red Bull Ring circuit in Austria, and in low cost mode. There is not because the plan designed by Liberty Media has encountered a foreseeable obstacle derived from the thaw in the coronavirus pandemic. The British Government has imposed a fourteen day quarantine on all passengers on international arrivals to the United Kingdom. And the program that counted on holding one or two races on the English track at Silverstone has been ruined. The directors of Formula 1, where the genuine Ecclestone is no longer, negotiate with the executive of Boris Johnson to request a moratorium that will allow the championship to start. And at the moment the answer is negative.

6. SpaceX, about to launch into the US to a new space race. After years of effort, and several delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, NASA plans to launch the first manned space flight to the International Space Station in nearly a decade on Wednesday. Astronauts Robert Behnken (49) and Douglas Hurley (53), crew member of the last flight of “Atlantis”, will take off at 16.32 local time (22.32 peninsular time) tomorrow, in a reusable rocket “Falcon 9”, from the SpaceX company , and aboard the «Crew Dragon» capsule. For the first time since 2011, American astronauts will take off from American soil and not from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, for an orbital flight. .

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