The tiger mosquito in force, comic strips are running a show, coke in stock: the essential news in the region

The tiger mosquito in force, comic strips are running a show, coke in stock: the essential news in the region
The tiger mosquito in force, comic strips are running a show, coke in stock: the essential news in the region

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Internship offers for seconds in the region

#OCCITANIA. From June 17 to 28, 50,000 second-year students will have to complete a two-week internship for the first time. The Region offers a new solution to help with this search from the 3rd: called ID Stages Occitanie, this online platform brings together more than 5,000 offers.

“This measure has revealed significant inequalities. For those who do not have a network, or who live in areas where there are few offers, there is a real anxiety of not being able to find them. To fight against these determinists social and territorial, I wanted the Region to help concretely in the search for internships”says the president of the Region Carole Delga.

Tiger mosquito: maximum vigilance

#LANGUEDOC. The Vigilance mosquitoes site recently published its map of the presence of the tiger mosquito in 2024. 90% of French territory is located “on alert red, orange or purple”alerts the specialized site.

The departments of Hérault and Gard are also on purple alert, the maximum level in terms of invasion. In mainland France, there are only seven departments to be classified at this level, mainly in the south of the territory.

The number of cases of dengue imported into mainland France, mainly following travel to the Antilles, has already broken the record reached for the entire year 2023, according to data from Public Health France published this Thursday.

Finally, nearly 80% of the territory is affected by a red alert, or 79 departments in total. Twelve others are classified as orange alert. It means that “the tiger mosquito has been intercepted or observed sporadically there”.

All the comics at the festival

#SERIGNAN. The comic book festival continues this Sunday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with many authors and cartoonists present and there is a scent of joy and infectious good humor floating over this event, which is celebrating its 29th edition this year. .

A walk on the Promenade to the comic book exchange is a must before reaching the large main barnum. Comics of Franco-Belgian inspiration, comics in a realistic style, graphic novels, American comics or manga…, the festival sets no boundaries.

The number of the day: 375

#AUDE/PYRÉNÉES-ORIENTALES. In 2023, Customs seized 375 kg of cocaine in the two departments, announces L’Indépendant. A very sharp increase, 19 kg were seized in 2022.

Results in line with those recorded throughout Europe. Cannabis seizures also increased significantly with 13,318 kg intercepted in 2023 compared to 12,200 kg in 2022. Finally, Customs got their hands on 16,725 kg of tobacco in 2023.

Paella Champion

#NIMES. Ten candidates, professional cooks or simple amateurs, took part this Saturday, May 18 in the second French paella championship. A competition led by Eric Gil, 2022 world champion of valenciana paella, a codified dish which will become a UNESCO heritage site.

The jury, made up of health assistant Dolores Orlay-Moureau, Eric Gil and Cédric Gadille, from the brotherhood of restaurateurs of Gard, decided between the dishes on four criteria: visual, smell, taste and texture. The first prize (a €1,000 voucher) rewards Grégory Cordoba from Bayonne. “Paella is my whole life”he laughs, brandishing a flag of the Basque Country.



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