Torres: "We will go down in history for the stability of this government"

Torres: "We will go down in history for the stability of this government"

Ángel Víctor Torres takes stock of his legislature. / c7

It emphasizes, despite the incidents suffered, such as the pandemic, the migration crisis or the volcanic eruption

EFE Santa Cruz of Tenerife

The president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, has defended that his government "will go down in history" due to its stability despite the incidents suffered, such as the
pandemic, migration crisis or volcanic eruptionand has stressed that the four forces that make it up "have joined hands" with the desire to improve indicators such as poverty and social well-being.

When performing a
balance of his management In this legislature, Torres has indicated that the government pact, formed by the PSOE, Nueva Canarias, Sí Podemos Canarias and the Agrupación Socialista Gomera, has opted for stability and that is why it will be the second government in the 40 years of autonomy to begin and ended with the same parties (something that only Paulino Rivero had achieved to date with the CC-PSOE executive from 2011 to 2015).

The Minister of Social Rights, Noemí Santana, the Vice President, Román Rodríguez, the President of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, and the ASG spokesman, Casimiro Curbelo. /


He has indicated that in the last Governing Council of 2022, which is held this Thursday, two fundamental issues will be analyzed, such as the protocol signed with the councils for the implementation as of January of the free buses and trams for
frequent travelers and resolution after more than a decade of conflict of the road agreement, with the signing of an addendum with the amount unpaid by the central Executive.

He has also pointed out that the last
plenary sessions of Parliament The budgets and the Citizen Income and Climate Change laws, key to the social and environmental sustainability of the Canary Islands, have been approved.

Regarding tourism, Torres pointed out that the year closes with the recovery of the number of visitors despite the fact that 2022 began with air traffic with the United Kingdom closed due to the
omicron variant of covid-19.

The forecasts for 2023 are "very promising" in aspects such as unemployment, said Torres, who also referred to the latest data on dependency that suggest that the Canary Islands was the community that has granted the most aid.

335 million for medicines

The Governing Council
has authorized this Thursday the Ministry of Health to make the expenditure of 334.8 million euros corresponding to the extension of the framework agreements for contracting the supply of medicines for human use type II -exclusive- destined for the Canary Islands Health Service.

The expense is earmarked for
meet the care needs of the hospital networkSpecialized Care Centers (CAE) and Primary Care centers.

Exclusive drugs are those that have no competition because
the patent has not yet expired of the laboratories that supply them.

Among them are, for example, the
oncology innovation drugssome antiretrovirals, or those indicated for melanoma, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer, atopic dermatitis or asthma, among others.

Curriculum of the ESO and Baccalaureate of the LOMLOE

Among the agreed measures, it has been agreed to urgently request the opinion of the Consultative Council of the Canary Islands on the decree establishing
the new regulation and the Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO) and Baccalaureate curriculum on the islandswithin the framework of the adaptation of this teaching to the new educational law, the LOMLOE.

With this step begins the last phase of processing for its imminent approval by the Canary Islands Executive and publication in the Official Gazette of the Canary Islands (BOC),
with which the process of elaboration and approval of the educational curricula culminates and regulations for non-university education in the Autonomous Community, reports the Government.

The new curriculum model and the organization of the subjects grant, according to the Government, a
greater autonomy for teachers and educational centersso that they can develop their own projects in favor of the integration of different types of learning and the development of skills.