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The North Carolina coronavirus surged ahead of the GOP convention

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North Carolina is grappling with a steady surge in new coronavirus cases when President Trump demands the state to accommodate full-capacity Republican conventions.

The number of infected people continues to increase in North Carolina, where the Republicans have planned for two years to hold a national convention this August.

There were 24,418 confirmed cases in the state, with 1,600 new infections reported on Friday – the biggest one-day increase ever experienced by North Carolina, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

Trump still insisted that Democratic Governor Roy Cooper allow the Republican National Convention to package the Spectrum Center in Charlotte for the event. The president on Monday tweeted the threat to move the convention if Cooper would not cooperate.

Cooper on Tuesday said that he was still in talks with Republicans regarding logistics for the convention. His administration demanded a written safety plan from the convention organizer and dismissed Trump’s tweet, saying he was “not surprised by anything that happened on Twitter.”

“We have asked them to present our plans on paper to lay out the various options that we have discussed,” Cooper said. “They know we are talking about a time that is three months from now, so we must have options regarding how this convention will be implemented depending on where we are with the virus in August.”

The District of Mecklenburg, North Carolina, which includes Charlotte, has recorded nearly 3,400 cases of the corona virus – more than double the next highest area.

Cooper already winding down to the state lockdownHowever, it allows restaurants to allow customers to eat in them. But the governor, like other countries that came out of lockdowns, still banned meetings in places, bars and fitness centers.

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Trump on Tuesday quipped that Cooper deliberately walked slowly reopening and said he would ask the Republican National Committee to look for alternatives if they could not get confirmation “within a week.”

“We have a governor who does not want to open the country,” Trump said. “He has acted very, very slowly and very suspiciously.”

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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