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In Andorra, there are a total of 89 registered HIV-AIDS cases, 80.9% of which correspond to men and 19.01% to women

Since last December, in order to facilitate early detection of the infection and make it accessible to the entire population, a rapid detection test is available in all primary care centers, free of charge and confidential.

Since then, a total of 32 rapid HIV infection screening tests have been performed, all negative.

The Ministry of Health insists …

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The Survey on Living Conditions highlights that the risk of poverty in Andorra is lower than that of the EU and its neighboring countries

The Minister of the Presidency, Economics and Business, Jordi Gallardo, and the Director of Statistics, Joan Soler, presented, this Monday, the results of the first Survey on Living Conditions. A survey that has been carried out in 800 households throughout the country and confirms that the rate of poverty risk in the Principality, which stands …

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A further increase in temperature on the planet could soon lead to a decrease in snowfall in Andorra, according to the participants of the Climate Change Challenges forum

The 18th Forum of the Representatives of Andorran Family Business Association (EFA) was held yesterday in Soldeu (Andorra). This year’s forum topic was Climate Change Problems. It is one of the most important topics on the United Nations agenda and the UN program until 2030.

The president of the association, Francesc Mora, declared that “climate change …

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The National Mobility Department changes the phases of the snow warnings colours to improve road safety and prevent traffic jams

The Director of the Department of Mobility, Jaume Bonell, and deputy director of the Police, Bruno Lasne, presented the special transit plan for winter 2019-2020. Among the main changes is the adaptation of the “snow colours” warning system. As such the green phase, which does not imply any disruptions, is removed.

The yellow phase of “snow …

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The Government approves new subsidy for the production of controlled quality products

The Council of Ministers approved, at the proposal of the Minister of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainability, Silvia Calvó, the aid for the promotion of the production of controlled quality meat products from beef, poultry, lamb and goat, slaughtered between July 1, 2019, and September 30, 2019.

The subsidy has totalled to 61,340 euros.

Andorran livestock farmers at …

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The Andorran government distributes reusable fruit and veg mesh-bags, in efforts to reduce the use of plastic

The Andorran government distributes reusable fruit and veg mesh-bags, in efforts to reduce the use of plastic. On the occasion of European

Waste Reduction Week, the Andorran government gives away reusable fabric bags that are to replace the use of disposable plastic bags when fruit and veg shopping. Around 16,000 bags are to be distributed, from …

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CHRISTMAS CHARITY FAIR

Sunday, 24th November from 10.30h – 15h

La Closeta halls, La Massana

Grand Raffle – 1st prize 1,000€ donated by MoraBan. Also Stands galore: Christmas puddings and crackers – while stocks last – Gifts, Pictures and picture frames (artists take note), Children’s toys and games, Tombola, Clothes Boutique, Jewellery, Books, and, a novelty for this year: a …

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Andorra participates in the second edition of the Paris Peace Forum

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The Head of Government, Xavier Espot, participates in the Paris Peace Forum, convened by the President of the French Republic and co-prince of Andorra, Emmanuel Macron. The second edition of the Forum has brought together more than 6,000 participants, including senior executives, international organizations, companies, associations, NGO’s, foundations and groups of experts.

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5th Photography marathon is starting in Andorra la Vella

5th Photography marathon is starting in Andorra la Vella on Saturday, 16th November.

The Photo Marathon returns this year during the Andorra Shopping Festival. The contest can be enjoyed by professionals or amateur photographers alike who take pictures with digital cameras (images captured with mobile phones will not be accepted).

The initiative, organized by the Andorran Old …

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