The Chilean Minister of Dnsa, Andres Allamand, has confirmed it after intense search operations carried out since Friday occurred incident. Among the deceased, Felipe Camiroaga, one of the best-known entertainers of the Chilean television, and Felipe Cubillos, philanthropist, committed to the scene of the accident. The area was devastated by the tsunami that followed the earthquake of 2010. The Chilean Minister of Dnsa, Andres Allamand, announced that the 21 occupants of the military plane that crashed Friday in the Juan Fernandez archipelago have died. After the search in which we participate with the Commander in the air force (FACH, Jorge Rojas) j one arrives at the conclusion that the impact was of such magnitude that should produce the instant death of all persons who were on the plane, said Allamand, who remained throughout the day in the area of the accident. Among the occupants of the aircraft, a CASA C-212, were Felipe Camiroaga, one of the best-known animators of the television Chilean, and businessman and philanthropist Felipe Cubillos, brother-in-law of Minister Allamand. After the earthquake of February 2010, Cubillos prompted the challenge Levantemos Chile organization, to support reconstruction work and particularly concerned of Juan Fernandez, which was hard hit by the tsunami that followed the quake. Also traveling a team of State television network TVN, he worked Camiroaga, several members of the above-mentioned NGO, as well as the Council of culture officials and staff of the FACH.
Members of the NGO and the TVN team traveled to Robonson Crusoe Island, 670 kilometers from the Chilean coast, to check progress in the reconstruction work. Felipe Camiroaga, which encouraged the editions 2009 and 2010 of the International Festival of the song of Via of the sea, knew the island as a child and felt committed to assist locals in overcoming the disaster caused by the earthquake, recalled his friends today.
Projects have been developed by students of the University of Castilla la Mancha and the Mondragon, respectively. WaterSense is aimed at getting water everywhere. Smart-Light, towards an efficient lighting system. Two teams of Spanish computer science students were selected to compete in the finals of Imagine Cup, a contest organised by Microsoft to reward the talents of the future, the company reported this week. Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems facing is the premise of this competition which, inspired by the Millennium development goals, encourages young people to find solutions to real problems.
In its ninth edition, whose final will take place from 8 to 13 July in New York, two Spanish teams, the University of Castilla la Mancha and the Mondragon, will compete, respectively with a project to send water everywhere and an efficient lighting system. WaterSense is the project of La Mancha students, who will compete in her third final of the Imagine Cup thanks to a software (with different applications for mobile, Internet and Facebook) that measured the potability of the water in the most needy areas, incorporates this information into a database, develops a plan with the most urgent needs of water and channelled solidarity aid. For its part, Mondragon Guipuzcoa University students have created Smart-Light, which proposes the development of a management system of urban lighting that allows, through sensors, recognize the needs of light and control the intensity of the lighting depending on these. Together with the Spanish teams, 17 proposals from countries in Latin America such as Brazil, Chile, Comlombia, and Mexico, and a total of 400 young people from around the world displayed their projects and will vie for awards in various categories totalling an amount of 215,000 dollars (152,000 euros). Source of the news: WaterSense and Smart-Light: two Spanish projects in a final of young talents from Microsoft