La Mama Negra, a rite that returns after the pandemic

La Mama Negra is the representation of an African character who pays homage to the Virgin of La Merced. Photo: EFE The tradition of the Mama Negra has been commemorated for decades in LatacungaCotopaxi province. On this occasion it was celebrated with merriment, after two years of restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. This unique … Read more

The dead of the pandemic. In Capitanata the highest numbers in Italy. And nobody wants to talk about it

The South was marginally affected in the first half of 2020, then strongly in the fall of that year and the spring of 2021. The reference point is 2019, then the deaths were 6182, in line with previous years. In Captained Istat records a surge in 2020 to 7495 (+ 1313) and in 2021 to … Read more

“In the bubble”, a Netflix film to laugh at the pandemic with intelligence

Sti can tell the pandemic in a comic way? The answer is yes. To do it is In the bubbledirected and produced by Judd Apatow available on Netflix starting today April 1st. Two hours in which we plunge back into March 2020, at the beginning of the health emergency, amidst doubts, questions and fears, surrounded … Read more

Record tourism for Christmas in Assisi + 35% compared to before the pandemic

Assisi also drives Umbrian tourism during the Christmas holidays, recording record numbers compared to 2019, the year before the pandemic, during the two main weekends in December, with a 35 percent increase in presences on the Christmas weekend, with over 29 thousand visitors, while there were almost 22 thousand, in three days, on the Immaculate … Read more

Iván Gatón: the pandemic and the war in Ukraine accelerate geopolitical processes

Santo Domingo.- When expressing his opinion on the main environmental challenges geopolitical global, international academic and analyst Iván Gatón considered that the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine they have accelerated geopolitical processes that were already underway. During a conference at the headquarters of said Mayor’s Office in Breña Alta, on the island of … Read more

Spirituality and pandemic: “We must relearn to accept weakness and finitude”

The scientists have spoken. The politicians have spoken. But what do religions have to say about the pandemic that the planet has been facing for two years? Anthropologist specializing in political and health crises and member of the Covid-19 Scientific Council, Laëtitia Atlani-Duault met with 14 Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox, Jewish, Muslim and Buddhist representatives and … Read more

Healthcare +11 billion all eroded by the pandemic. And the Regions risk closing in the red

ROME – The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the National Health System (NHS) with heavy effects not only in terms of greater hospitalizations and maintenance of hospitals but also on the financial front, heavily eroding the economic resources destined to give new oxygen to the Health Fund . From 2020 to date, funding for public health … Read more

Ecuador: “The black mom” returns to the Andes, after a pandemic

“La mama negra”, the traditional Mercedarian rite that has been commemorated for decades in the center of the Ecuadorian Andes, has returned to the streets of Latacunga with hubbub, after two years of restrictions due to the coronavirus. This unique religious celebration in the world, considered Intangible Heritage of Ecuador, brings together features of the … Read more

“La Mama Negra”, the Mercedarian rite that returns to the Andes after the pandemic

Quito, Sep 24 (EFE) .- “La Mama Negra”, the traditional Mercedarian rite that has been remembered for decades in the center of the Ecuadorian Andes, has returned to the streets of Latacunga with hubbub, after two years of restrictions by blame the coronavirus. This unique religious celebration in the world, considered Intangible Heritage of Ecuador, … Read more

“La Mama Negra”, the Mercedarian rite that returns to the Andes after the pandemic

This content was published on September 24, 2022 – 18:24 24 September 2022 – 18:24 Quito, Sep 24 (EFE) .- “La Mama Negra”, the traditional Mercedarian rite that has been remembered for decades in the center of the Ecuadorian Andes, has returned to the streets of Latacunga with hubbub, after two years of restrictions due … Read more