The new Banana Processing Centre was inaugurated today by the President of Madeira. Located in the parish of São Martinho, it cost 14.2 million euros to build and has the capacity to process 100 tonnes of bananas per day along six processing lines, (five conventional and one biological).
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The Regional Government of Madeira has sent an offer of help to Morocco after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the region in the early hours of Friday morning, and which has so far caused the deaths of 820 people.
ALBUQUERQUE CRITICIZES THE TC AND WARNS OF CONSEQUENCES OF THE DECRIMINALIZATION OF SYNTHETIC DRUGS
Article | 29/08/2023 18:39
Miguel Alberquerque considers the decriminalization of synthetic drugs "a mistake" with social consequences, for public health and a factor of "total demotivation" for judicial and police officers.
Asked to comment on the validation of the law that decriminalizes synthetic drugs, the president of the Regional Government accuses the Constitutional Court of having an "anti-autonomist" behavior, certain that "all the options and decisions it makes are eminently centralist and anachronistic."
"Nothing surprises me. Anything that is against Madeira always comes from the Constitutional Court. Since the time of the Constitutional Commission, decisions have always been against Madeira. In this case, Madeira was not heard on a pertinent public health issue," Albuquerque said.
According to the official, the new synthetic drugs law will create "serious difficulties" for health and justice agents, questioning how it will be possible to assess "what is the criminalization of trafficking and what is mere consumption."
"How are they going to make the presumption of trafficking from a flagrante delicto? The individual can have 30/50 bags of product and will say that it is to be consumed at home ...", he says.
Although she was not heard, Miguel Albuquerque recalls that the Region made representations through the Legislative Assembly and its president.
The President of the Regional Government made these statements to journalists on a visit he made this afternoon to the premises of the company HSR Auto, recently installed in the Industrial Park of Santana.
During his visit to the Dr. Rui Rebelo Hydroelectric Exploitation system, Miguel Albuquerque told reporters that he considers this project "one of the main works of his mandate."
"One of Madeira's strategic priorities is renewable energies and our future is water" stated the President of Madeira earlier today. "As such 50% of our electricity should come from renewable energies and the timescale is 2025."
Following on from the success of Ferrari's event earlier this year, the President of the Regional Government wants to repeat the idea, but now with Aston Martin.
The first phase of the contract for the construction of the Madeira Concert Hall has been awarded to RIM - Engenharia Construções, SA, for €1,638,984.
The President of the Regional Government insists that people are working themselves into a frenzy over the occasional cases of indiscipline on the part of tourists.
The President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque, considers that if the price of hotels and the expense per tourist has risen exponentially, there is no need to fear the future of Madeira's tourism.
This afternoon, the President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque, visited the rehabilitation and museological requalification works of the Fort of São Filipe and Largo do Pelourinho, Funchal, accompanied by the Secretary of Equipment and Infrastructure, Pedro Fino, the Mayor of Funchal, Pedro Calado, and businessman Avelino Farinha.
The President of Portugal, António Costa, is currently in Madeira and will, from tomorrow, participate in the PS parliamentary days - 'Alongside the Portuguese: fair and solid growth.'
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), has made a decision on an appeal filed by Madeira over the Brussels decision that 'led' state aid to the region's Free Trade Zone, and then demanded that it be recovered.
The President of the Government, Miguel Albuquerque, today visited the refurbished hotel unit Sentido Galoso, Caniço de Baixo. While talking to reporters, the President said he believes that tourism figures will reach 10 million overnight stays (hotel level) in 2023.
It will not be during this term in government, nor is it even decided whether even the plan will move forward.