Saturday, December 4

Mixco receives Marquense today in the first leg final for the First Division title

Coming from San Marcos, Marquense arrived in Guatemala City on Friday, and trained at the Santo Domingo stadium, where today he will face Mixco, in the first leg of the Apertura 2021. The duel will have the support of the fans from the stands, who will be able to enter for free just by presenting the vaccination card with a complete scheme against covid-19, as confirmed by the club on its social networks. The lions reached that stage after having left Xinabajul —Huehue— on the road in the semifinal round and Aurora FC in the quarterfinals. Deportivo Mixco arrived motivated after beating the Mictlán rabbits, in the semifinal phase, and Deportivo Suchitepéquez, in the quarterfinal round. Both Mixco and Marquense already have 50 percent of the promotion to the National League assured, bu...

Total solar eclipse: the extraordinary photos of the event seen from Antarctica

The total solar eclipse of this December 4 was especially visible from Antarctica. And it left spectacular images. A solar eclipse occurs when the Sun, the Earth and the Moon are aligned, the latter being among the first two. Felipe Trueba, Image of ChileIf the Moon covers the Sun in its entirety (the Moon, being closer to the Earth, looks larger than the Sun) a total solar eclipse occurs. Felipe Trueba, Image of ChileIn these moments of almost absolute darkness, you can see the Sun's corona, the outermost layer of the star, which is not visible to the naked eye. Felipe Trueba, Image of ChileIt was a long-awaited moment for scientists, who will not see another solar eclipse in Antarctica. until about 2039. It is an event that occurs every almost two decades. "It is a unique opportunity,"...

The Parti Québécois “is not a dying party”

At the orientation convention on Saturday, the Parti Québécois tried at all costs to extricate itself from allusions to his announced death. "This is not a dying party," repeated the new president of the national executive, Jocelyn Caron. More than 400 activists - some by videoconference - opened the pre-election rally of René Lévesque's party, which was held in Trois...

Highway to the West has impassable sections; entities in charge of maintenance cross signs

The west of the country is one of the most visited and traveled points; however, reaching various departments is not easy due to the state of some sections of the road. Damage to the asphalt tape by day is evident; However, some get lost in the shade generated by the trees and others that are in the middle of a curve force motorists to change lanes trying to avoid them or to pull off trying not to damage their cars, something that becomes a danger. At night, the risk increases, because the holes are not seen. The Interamerican route CA-1 Occidente is one of the busiest highways in the country. The Ministry of Communications estimates that about 90 thousand vehicles circulate per day; however, several sections are impassable, such as kilometer 94 from Tecpán, Chimaltenango, to Las Tra...

Armed attacks reigned during the week

During the week of Monday, November 29 to date, the armed attacks were more visible in the national territory, from the video of zone 6, where a man died, as a result of the bullets that hit him, including more than 70 shells that were left in the place and the attack on a man in zone 10, registered on December 3. Monday, November 29 In the 3rd. Avenue and 6a. Calle Zona 9, of the City, an armed incident occurred that left a 34-year-old man wounded by a firearm, the Municipal Firefighters transferred him to the Roosevelt Hospital. At the entrance of the Brisas neighborhood, in San Pedro Ayampuc, Volunteer Firefighters transferred a 17-year-old boy, wounded by a gunshot in the chest, after providing the necessary care he was admitted to the San Juan de Dios hospital. To the San Juan de ...

Icaro Festival: Agenda and activities highlighted in this film festival

El Ícaro, International Film Festival in Central America is a Central American project conceived, created and produced by Casa Comal Arte y Cultura, Civil Association with the financial and organizational support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Guatemala, the International Network of Icaro Festivals and the Congress of the Republic of Guatemala. This year celebrates its 24th edition and brings surprises from December 4 to 11. The activity will have films that will be presented at different points and some will be online. Among the places that will welcome the public will be the Miguel Ángel Asturias Cultural Center, the Westin Camino Real Hotel, the Spanish Cultural Center, the Fine Arts Theater and the Spanish Cooperation Training Center, in Antigua Guatemala, among others. "W...

A woman injured by a gun projectile in Côte-Saint-Luc

A 50-year-old lady was injured in her lower body by a gun projectile on the night of Friday to Saturday as she stood at the window of her residence in the linked town of Côte-Saint-Luc, in the west of the island of Montreal. "It is difficult to understand for the moment why this lady would have been targeted by the shooting", indicates a spokesperson for the Police Department of the City of Montre...

21 Days of Happiness: Support for Homeless People (Day 1)

Today we begin with the 21 wishes that Prensa Libre and its readers will fulfill in 21 days of giving happiness, an opportunity to reflect on what we do for others and help. The cold nights at the end of the year have no mercy on people who live on the streets and who must manage to mitigate the low temperatures, that is why members of the We Follow Christ Ministry decided to bring shelter and words of love and hope to homeless people who sleep on Avenida Bolívar, in zone 8 of Guatemala City. It is around 7 o'clock at night and the members of the We Follow Christ Ministry gather to go to a point where they will share with people living on the streets. On this occasion they will bring them food, clothing and a message of love and hope. This activity has been carried out every fortnight si...