DigameXtra No. 2283 Thursday, June 9th, 2022

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Malaga’s Southern Rock legends CUATRO SANTOS:
Rare live show Saturday 11 June at Pena Flamenca Amigos del Arte
C/ Los Romeros 7, Torremolinos. Reservations 951259315. If you love Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Outlaws, .38 Special, The Allman Bros. & Marshall Tucker Band, you need to see this band. FB 


The Flamenco School of María Gómez “La Canastera” presents: “LAS NIÑAS DEL PATIO, ten years later” June 17, 8p.m.
Casa De La Cultura Auditorio, C/ Puerta de Granada 1, 18690 Almuñécar. Tel 958 88 19 82 FB 


Soul Survivors Band: Friday 19June 10pm. Blues&Soul
At Robert’s Top, C/ Livry Gargan 1, Almunecar
Featuring Dave Murrell on guitars & vocals, Helen MacDougall on percussion & vocals, and Robbie Medina on bass.
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The Wasps: Real UK Punk at Louie Louie Bar, Estepona, Sat. 11June 23:30 The Wasps Power Pop Punk band established London 1976.


Summer Events- Dona Julia Golf Club Sabinillas (Casares):


Cajiz revives its Pilgrimage (Romería) in honor of Saint Joseph:
Cajiz will celebrate next Sunday, June 12, the pilgrimage in honor of San José.
-At 11.00 a.m. the procession to the site of La Pasión will begin, in which the brotherhoods of Valle-Niza, Los Íberos, Benaque, Los Puertas and Ermita Alta will take part, as well as those of Cajiz. At 12.30 there will be a performance by the ‘Nuevo Amanecer’ choir from Cajiz, as well as a medal presentation to new brothers and sisters of the brotherhoods and a ‘Salve Rociera’, all of which will take place in the La Pasión area. From 15.00 there will be different activities and performances by dance groups. At 8 p.m. the Romera and Romero Mayor will be elected, and the prize for the best float will also be awarded. Finally, there will be a ribbon race on horseback and traditional games.
Source, Spanish: https://www.axarquiahoy.es/articulo/velez-malaga/cajiz-recupera-romeria-honor-san-jose/20220607134700048987.html 


LDeducationFarm GranjaEducativa- farm rescue: Small rescue farm for families to come and learn about all different animals and join in with some fun activities & riding lessons.
-Enjoy the fresh air, tranquil atmosphere and friendly animals at LDeducationFARMgranjaeducativa. We are so much more than a Farm – we are a meeting place where friends and families gather for activities and family fun. Whether you would like to partake in one of our educational fun farm activies, or would just want to come to pet & feed our wide variety of animals & birds, we’ve got it all! Come visit us soon.
-We started during the first lock down of Covid-19. We had no money but we did bits of fencing laying around we decided to make up some areas, we had Veronica the pig, Pepa the goose, some chickens, ducklings & a lamb, antonia, all being rescues we decided to post on Facebook for children to come and visit us in return of a donations, bottle feed & learn about basic farming. We went from doing well to doing amazing, then decided to host different events for children to learn about animals, we have grown more and more by the months. Thanks to all the visitors, we have extended and have over 100 animals- all rescued, we offer professional qualified riding lessons & livery for your horses, from basic to training to retirement livery. Loren has always had a big passion for animals having been in competions in showjumping with her horse (who is on the farm) Capricho. It’s a dream come true, for sure.
Address: Lugar los Javieles 15, 29120 Alhaurín el Grande.
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Or book via our website:. http://www.ldfarmgranja.com & FB 


Choral concert 11 June: CoraXalia choir (Director: Eusebio Pita) and Coro Millenium (Director: Algis Zaboras) have the pleasure of inviting you to a concert (III CONCIERTO PRIMAVERA EN ASÍS) at the Church of Santiago, Convento de San Francisco in Vélez-Málaga on Saturday 11 June, 2022 at 21:00. Hope to see you there! For more information, please Tel: 669 682 139. 


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For Sale: 70 moving boxes. In good condition, used only once.
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DGT Reminds Bicyclists: On board a bicycle it is only allowed to carry a passenger up to 7 years old, in an approved additional seat, as long as the driver is of legal age. Improperly carrying a child penalty of €100. 


The OECD estimates that this year inflation will skyrocket to 8.1% in Spain: Until now there was a certain consensus among the different economic organizations that inflation would moderate in the second half of the year. However, the OECD points out that prices in Spain will end the year with a rate of no less than 8.1%, five points more than previously forecast. It is a figure similar to that marked by the CPI in the month of May (8.5%) after having fallen slightly from the record of 9.8% in March, according to data from the INE.
-In their new Economic Outlook report they calculate that Spanish inflation will be one of the highest in the eurozone: France will have 5.2 inflation this year, Germany 7.2%, Italy 6.3% and Portugal 6, 3%. Thus, the Spanish CPI will close the year, according to the OECD, well above the Government’s forecasts (around 6%) and even those of the Bank of Spain (7.5%). Full article: https://spainsnews.com/the-oecd-estimates-that-this-year-inflation-will-skyrocket-to-8-1-in-spain/


15 municipalities in La Axarquía will host the VI Festival Cirkorama of Provincial + Circus Workshops: {Translation}
-The VI Festival Cirkorama of the Provincial council will have 9 national and international companies and will arrive in 15 municipalities
-The Malaga Provincial Council will hold the sixth edition of the Cirkorama circus theatre festival from 17 to 26 June, with nine national and international companies that will bring more than twenty performances and four workshops on circus techniques to the MVA cultural centre and 15 municipalities in the province.
-The programme includes nine shows by national and international companies that fuse circus with other disciplines such as theatre, dance, music and clowning, seeking a theatrical, visual, poetic and aesthetic result. These nine selected performances will tour with six stops at the MVA and fifteen in the province, visiting the municipalities of Almáchar, Álora, Alozaina, Antequera, Ardales, Benadalid, Coín, Cártama, Estepona, Marbella, Nerja, Pizarra, Ronda, Torrox and Vélez-Málaga.
-On 18th June, Cirkorama will come to Vélez-Málaga and Estepona. The Andalucía Park in Vélez-Málaga will be the stage for a new performance of ‘Gap of 42’, while ‘Inbox’ will arrive that day (another source says 17th June) in the Plaza Antonia Guerrero in Estepona and the following day, 19th June, in the Plaza de la Cultura in Pizarra.
-On the 20th of June, the Plaza de España in Nerja will host the presentation of ‘Sopla!’, a show co-produced by the companies Infoncundibles and Lanördika, and on the 23rd of June another of the province’s exclusive shows will arrive at the Plaza San Isidro in Ardales: ‘White Bottom’, by the company of Ramiro Vergaz, which will be performed again the following day, the 24th of June, at the Paseo Real in Antequera. On the same day, after its run at the MVA, ‘Infinit’ will be at the Blas Infante auditorium in Ronda.
-On the 25th of June, ‘Suspensión’ will come to the Villa de Torrox theatre in a performance with free admission until full capacity is reached. On the same day, the Arquitecto Sánchez Sepúlveda school in Alozaina will host ‘Capitan Spriki, your trusty superhero’, by Daniel Esteban’s company, and ‘White Botton’ will be performed in the Beni al Jalí square in Benadalid.
-The festival will close on the 26th with ‘Capitan Spriki, tu superhéroe de confianza’ at the Casa de la Cultura in Almáchar (invitations at the town hall), and with a final performance of ‘#Gurú’ at the Carthima theatre in Cártama with free entrance until full capacity is reached.
The VI Festival Cirkorama of the Provincial council will have 9 national and international companies and will arrive in 15 municipalities.
The programming of Cirkorama is complete with four training actions free targeted to both professionals and students of Dramatic Art as the general public.
-The Cultural Center MVA of the Provincial council will host three of these training actions. 20 to 24 June, the award-winning author and director of circus Emilio Goyanes will give a course of creation of shows in the circus to come to the students (artists, authors, and directors) strategies that help them address the creation of a show or a number from the idea of starting up the drama and poetic, defined by the elements of mise en scene such as lighting, costume, props, scenery, music, and so on.
-In addition, the days 21 and 22 of June Juliet Oriol will teach two workshops in juggling for beginners that will teach you several techniques you learned in the circus school professional Le Lido de Toulouse. The inscriptions can be made in http://www.malaga.es/culturama/inscripcion .
-Training activities are completed with the workshop ‘Circus in the family’, in which participants will learn the basic concepts of various circus disciplines. Will be held on 19 June in the House of the Culture of Slate and will be in charge of Carlos Rodrigo Pereyra and Antonio Ramirez. Registration is open until the 11th of June in malagaescueladecirco@gmail.com and on the phone 622233829.
Sources, Spanish: https://www.axarquiahoy.es/articulo/cultura/municipios-axarquia-acogeran-vi-festival-cirkorama-diputacion/20220606141757048967.html AND


Junta warns of unusually high incidence of flu, out of season, and especially affecting children under 14: The Junta de Andalucía’s Minister of Health and Families, Jesús Aguirre, has warned that there is a high incidence of flu in the region at present, even though this is normally an illness which occurs in the winter, not the summer. The cumulative incidence rate of flu currently stands at 391, he said on Monday, which is higher than that for Covid, and many of the cases have been children under the age of 14. Full article: https://www.surinenglish.com/andalucia/flu-incidence-andalucia-20220607180052-nt.html


A declared forest fire in Pujerra sets off the alarms:
{Translation} 08 June, 2022 – 15:59h
-Infoca firefighters are working against a fire that has broken out in the municipality of Pujerra in an area of pine forest close to the boundaries where the great Sierra Bermeja fire broke out last year.
-Four transport and extinguishing helicopters, two Super Puma helicopters, two KAMOV helicopters, two ground loading planes, a coordination plane, six fire engines, three fire brigades, ten groups of forest fire fighters, an operations technician (TOP) and three environmental agents are already working in the area.
-The neighbours in the area have been alarmed, as the huge column of smoke that is rising at the moment can be seen from a large part of the Genal Valley and the coast. In fact, images of the column of smoke taken from different municipalities in this part of the Serranía de Ronda, which is one of the great green forrests of the Serranía de Ronda, have begun to circulate rapidly among some groups of local residents.
-Pujerra was one of the municipalities that was affected by the great Sierra Bermeja fire, with a front heading towards the town.
Source, Spanish: https://www.malagahoy.es/provincia/incendio-forestal-Pujerra_0_1690932419.html 


Brussels questions for the first time the “structure of the electricity market”:
-“Gas is the most expensive and defines the entire price. This market system no longer works. We have to reform it”, said the president of the European Commission. There is a new common sense in Brussels regarding the electricity market. For the first time since Spain promoted a year ago the idea of reforming a market that leads to the most expensive energy marking the price of the electricity bill at a time when gas is skyrocketing, the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has made a public plea, before the European Parliament, in favor of a reform that had not even been defended by the Commissioner for Energy, Kadri Simson, or the ACER report itself, the European regulators, who prefer to defend the benefits of the status quo , no matter how much the status quo is increasingly difficult to sustain over time due to the prices of the electricity bill. Full article: https://spainsnews.com/brussels-questions-for-the-first-time-the-structure-of-the-electricity-market/


Turkey says U.N. plan for Ukraine grain exports reasonable, Kyiv wary: Turkey’s foreign minister said on Wednesday a United Nations plan to ease a global food crisis by restarting Ukrainian grain exports along a sea corridor was “reasonable”, and required more talks with Moscow and Kyiv to ensure ships’ safety.
-Speaking alongside Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu said their meeting in Ankara was fruitful, adding Turkey’s latest contacts and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s recent statements showed there may be a basis for a return to talks.
-But Ukraine’s ambassador to Turkey accused Russia of putting forward unrealistic proposals, such as checking vessels.
-Lavrov said the onus was on Ukraine to solve the grain shipments problem by clearing mines from its Black Sea ports and that Russia needed to take no action because it had already made the necessary commitments. Photo:Reuters/U.Bektas. Full article: https://www.reuters.com/world/after-russia-meeting-turkey-says-ukraine-grain-export-plan-reasonable-2022-06-08/ 

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov & Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at news conference, Ankara, Turkey June 8, 2022.


New Treatments Battle Advanced Breast Cancers:
-Two “smart bomb” drugs are offering new hope to women with aggressive breast cancers, a pair of clinical trials show.
-Both medications are antibody-drug conjugates, consisting of a chemo drug that’s been wedded to an antibody that delivers the chemotherapy directly to cancer cells. “That’s a way to take the chemo right to the cancer cells and spare the rest of the body a lot of toxicity,” said Dr. Shanu Modi, a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. “The antibody takes the chemo right to the cancer cells. When the antibody finds its target, the whole complex gets internalized into the cell, and then the chemo gets released inside the cancer cell.” Full article: https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2022-06-06/new-treatments-battle-advanced-breast-cancers


Shrinkflation- The Hidden Inflation: It’s the inflation you’re not supposed to see. From toilet paper to yogurt and coffee to corn chips, manufacturers are quietly shrinking package sizes without lowering prices. It’s dubbed “shrinkflation,” and it’s accelerating worldwide.
-In the U.S., a small box of Kleenex now has 60 tissues; a few months ago, it had 65. Chobani Flips yogurts have shrunk from 5.3 ounces to 4.5 ounces. In the U.K., Nestle slimmed down its Nescafe Azera Americano coffee tins from 100 grams to 90 grams. In India, a bar of Vim dish soap has shrunk from 155 grams to 135 grams.
-Shrinkflation isn’t new, experts say. But it proliferates in times of high inflation as companies grapple with rising costs for ingredients, packaging, labor and transportation. Global consumer price inflation was up an estimated 7% in May, a pace that will likely continue through September, according to S&P Global. Full article: https://apnews.com/article/india-prices-business-d2c8279d39e1304f5623b3a99b56b8cc

Two boxes of Kleenex tissues are displayed in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Dee-Ann Durbin)
Bottles of Gatorade are pictured, left, a 32 fluid ounce and 28 fluid ounce, in Glenside, Pa., Monday, June 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)


New maps of global geological provinces and tectonic plates: Published in the journal Earth-Science Reviews, the team’s work provides a more accurate representation of the Earth’s architecture and has other important applications.
“Our new model for tectonic plates better explains the spatial distribution of 90% of earthquakes and 80% of volcanoes from the past two million years whereas existing models only capture 65% of earthquakes,” said Dr. Hasterok. Full article: https://phys.org/news/2022-06-global-geological-provinces-tectonic-plates.html 


After Johnny Depp’s Court Victory, Brad Pitt Gives It A Go and Sues Angelina Jolie for “Inflicting Harm”:
-Pitt is suing his ex-wife for selling her stake in the French vineyard they bought together in 2008.
-Angelina Jolie “sought to inflict harm” on her former husband Brad Pitt when she sold her stake in their co-owned vineyard to a Russian oligarch, new legal documents have claimed.
-He said her decision to sell her share to a Russian oligarch forced him into partnership with “a stranger with poisonous associations and intentions”. Pitt says he and his former wife agreed not to sell their stakes in the venue without the permission of the other.
-In legal documents obtained by the PA news agency, it’s alleged that Jolie sold her share to to a Luxembourg-based spirits manufacturer controlled by Russian oligarch Yuri Shefler, without Pitt’s knowledge. Jolie has not yet publicly commented. Photo:PAMedia. Full article: https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-61716949


The Most Expensive Cities for Expats: Here’s the List:
-Hong Kong is once again the world’s most expensive city to live in for expats. New research from ECA International, which looked at the priciest cities for overseas workers, found cities in Asia made up half of the top 10 most expensive locations, including Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul.
-New York was second on the list after being fourth last year, with high inflation a key reason for its move higher. Geneva, London and Tokyo round out the top five.
-ECA, a consulting firm which has been researching cost-of-living data for 50 years, used the cost of different goods from coffee at a cafe to a pound of tomatoes as examples to show the difference in expenses among cities.
-One kilogram (2.2 pounds) of tomatoes, for example, was $11.51 in Hong Kong, compared with $6.55 in New York. One liter of milk in Hong Kong cost $4.39 compared with New York’s $2.36, ECA said. Full article: https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-most-expensive-cities-for-expats-heres-the-list-11654695707

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Weekly Markets
Monday: Torrox Costa
Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
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Sunday: Velez Malaga, Nerja Car Boot

Nerja 952 524 519
Torrox: 952 531 030
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Phone numbers for emergencies
Emergency Svcs.: 112
National Police: 091
Guardia Civil: 062
Ambulance: 061
Fire Station (Bomberos): 080
Emergency English Help Line: 902 102 112

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Torrox: 952 539 828
Nerja: 952 521 545
Frigiliana: 952 533 126
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