Find out about other important news that you cannot stop reading and that mark the day this Saturday, August 13, 2022
Banks will not work on Monday due to a holiday
According to the schedule established by the Superintendency of Banking Sector Institutions (Sudeban), banks will not provide service this Monday, August 15. On this day, banks will not provide services to their customers at ticket offices or agencies.
Given this, users can make inquiries, transfers and payments, through ATMs, by telephone or online.
This holiday is established due to the celebration of the Day of the Assumption of Mary. It is a religious festival that commemorates the assumption of the body of Mary, the mother of Jesus, into heaven, after her days on earth had ended.
Two earthquakes were recorded early Saturday morning in Mérida
The Venezuelan Foundation for Seismological Research -Funvisis- reported a magnitude 4.3 tremor in the north of Tovar, in the state of Mérida at 3:10 a.m. this Saturday.
Then, at 3:19 AM, there was another slight earthquake of magnitude 3.2 in the northwest of the town of El Vigía.
Authorities have reported no major incidents.
Train strike causes severe restrictions in UK
Rail transport in much of the United Kingdom is severely restricted this Saturday by a strike by train drivers from nine companies, in the first of several scheduled stoppages in the sector this week, reported EFE.
Most intercity trains connecting London with the north of England, Scotland and south Wales have been cancelled, while in various regions of the country, mainly in central and southern England, no trains will run until Sunday evening. morning.
As a result of the dispute between some 6,500 train drivers and the railway operators over the rise in wages, the Overground, the underground lines of the British capital that circulate on the surface, will not be in service either.
One dead and 40 injured in Spain after fall from stage at festival
The fall of several structures and part of a stage due to a strong wind caused one death and 40 injuries this Saturday during the Medusa music festival in the coastal tourist town of Cullera, in the Spanish province of Valencia (east).
The deceased is a 22-year-old man, and the injured, “of different considerations”, were taken to four hospitals in the area, reported the security forces and the Valencian regional authorities.
Several ambulances were dispatched to the scene to care for and transfer the victims of the accident, although some people have already been discharged, reported EFE.