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“Nubes y pájaros sobre pueblo”

Fotografía de un paisaje rural.

Según la regla de los tercios, en la línea fuerte inferior horizontal se encuentran colocados los tejados de las casas y el horizonte, formando la base para el resto de la fotografía, ayudando al espectador a situarse.

El grupo de pájaros sobre las casas está en el punto fuerte inferior izquierdo, adquiriendo bastante protagonismo, dotando de vida a la imagen.

El blanco y negro resalta las texturas de las fachadas y tejados de las casas, así como de las nubes. También da cierta sensación de antigüedad, combinando perfectamente con este paisaje. 

Cámara: Nikon D7500

ISO: 100

Apertura de diafragma: f/5.6

Velocidad de obturación: 1/640 seg

Distancia focal: 26 mm

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The Venice of the East, Zhouzhuang in Jiangsu province, China

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It’s getting warmer and the spring season is coming.


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by Kevin.Donegan on Flickr.Backstreets in the old city of Byblos, Lebanon.

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Civil legal rights complaint on town contracts elicits upgraded ‘goals’ from Walsh staff


A examine that documented the weak report of town-issued contracts for Minority and Women of all ages-owned Organization Enterprises (MWBE) has prompted a civil legal rights complaint and new pledges for advancement from Mayor Walsh, just days prior to his predicted departure for a cabinet place in the Biden-Harris administration.

The 700-page report, executed by BBC Investigate & Consulting for about $1 million, was commissioned by the city in 2018 to assess the demographics of recipients of general public contracts underneath the Walsh administration between 2014 and 2019. The authors surveyed more than 47,000 contracts value about $2.1 billion, and their conclusions confirmed that only 1.2 % of that deal income went to Black and Latinx-owned businesses and that the town invested considerably less than half a p.c, or $9.4 million, with Black-owned companies. 

Walsh signed an government order past Thursday that established new targets calling for at minimum 25 p.c MWBE across all contracts awarded in any fiscal year, 11 per cent of that for girl-owned enterprises, and 6 % for minority-owned businesses.  

“The tips that had been set out in the report are decrease than what we signed into purchase right now. This is the most structural reform city contracting has had in over a technology,” stated Walsh.  

“We understood likely into the study that the final results were not going to be fantastic since we’ve been chatting about this for the very last 7 decades,” he added. “But the review presents us a in-depth roadmap and a legal tool to attack those inequities at the root.”

A working day right before Walsh signed the govt buy, attorneys, citing Title VI of the Civil Legal rights Act, submitted a criticism from the town with the US Division of Justice and the US Office of Transportation, alleging racial disparities in public contracting. The match was filed on behalf of the Black Financial Council of Massachusetts (BECMA), the Larger Boston Latino Network (GBLN), and Amplify Latinx. 

The grievance states that the town engaged in a pattern of discrimination towards Black- and Latinx-owned organizations by preserving a public procurement system that unlawfully excluded them from equivalent contracting prospects. 

“The city wants to set a goal of 40 p.c MWBE, and 15 p.c requires to go to Black-owned businesses,” mentioned Según Idowu, president and CEO of BECMA. “We have to prevent becoming a city that is shorter-sighted and only thinks about right now.”

Walsh’s get demands monitoring and reporting at the departmental level as part of the yearly price range method to assure that the metropolis is advancing procurement ambitions.  It also makes a Supplier Diversity Program with a $2 million determination to ensure that metropolis procedures are aligned with advancing the objectives, and that it will supply technical help, enterprise development, schooling, and mentoring for MWBE companies.

City Councillor Andrea Campbell, who is running for mayor, reported Walsh’s motion was not robust sufficient. “Instead of one more executive get, we have to have transformative, systemic improve to close the profound racial wealth hole and eradicate inequities that make Boston one particular of the most unequal towns in the state, and leadership that will keep us accountable to conference and exceeding our diversity targets,” she explained in a assertion.

“I will be the mayor that functions with urgency and accountability to make sure enterprises owned by females and people today of color have obtain not just to executing company with the town,” she wrote, “but also the methods, specialized support, coaching and entrepreneurial networks to develop and thrive.” 

City Councillor Annissa Essaibi George, also a applicant for mayor, favors legislative motion to make improvements to the city’s contracting processes.

“The executive get Mayor Walsh put forth yesterday will improve results, but our get the job done cannot end there,” she said. “More equipment are desired to alter this system that keeps leading to these disparities. I feel that a home rule petition that can make precise legislative adjustments to the procurement approach will guide to better, far more equitable success.”

The lawsuit could trigger a federal inquiry into how Boston has awarded contracts in earlier decades, in accordance to Erin Fowler, an lawyer with Legal professionals for Civil Legal rights.

“From the federal govt, we want a formal investigation of the city’s contracting procedures and neighborhood-centered method that would convene all of the complainants and everyone in the MBE group, and safe the city’s compliance of the federal civil rights law. This can be voluntary and we entirely hope it to be collaborative,” Fowler reported. “We expect the Janey Administration to comply and voluntarily work with us.”

Idowu stated that the city’s disparity report “revealed what BECMA leaders and community associates have been telling them for totally free for many years. … that a pattern of discrimination exists and that immediate corrective motion is necessary and has been wanted to address these dangerous policies.”

In accordance to the report, Black-owned firms accounted for 3.5 p.c of all those out there to undertake primary contracts and 5.6 percent of organizations all set for subcontracting prospects. But people corporations ended up awarded only .4 percent of key positions and 1.6 per cent of subcontracting work.

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Portrait of a Town

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Streets of Lindos, Rhodes Island, Greece

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