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All you need to know about the new extension of paternity leave

Paternity leave is the period allowed by law for parents to enjoy and reconcile family and work life in the event of the birth, adoption or placement of a child.

In 2017, paternity leave was extended to 4 uninterrupted weeks, which can be extended to two more days per child from the second, on a full-time or part-time basis. On the other hand, women can enjoy 16 weeks of maternity leave.

As a novelty, the Government intends to extend paternity leave to one more week for next year. That is, babies born after January 1, 2018, can enjoy more time with their parents.

What is paternity leave?

The paternity benefit protects by means of an economic subsidy that the workers have included in the General Scheme or in the Special Social Security Schemes, who take advantage of the suspension of the work contract, or cessation of the paternity activity , in case of birth, adoption or fostering, with prior notice, justification and acceptance notified by the company.

How many days are paternity leave?

If your child is born during 2017 you will have 4 weeks of paternity leave to enjoy them consecutively or alternately, plus two days belonging to the birth, expandable two days per child from the second. After the pact between the Popular Party and Citizens has been extended from four to five weeks from January 1, 2018.

All you need to know about the new extension of paternity leave

Parents can enjoy these days with their new family, as long as they are within nine months after delivery. Once this period ends, you will lose the days that remain and are not cumulative to a new paternity.

Requirements to enjoy paternity leave

In order for dads to enjoy paternity rest days, they must be allies and registered in Social Security, have paid 180 days within the last 7 years or 360 days throughout their working life, and be up to date with the payments that are the responsibility of the workers.

How much can we charge?

As long as we enjoy paternity leave, we have the right to collect 100% of the regulatory base. Speaking in silver, to know how much belongs to us we will have to divide the salary before the withholdings between 30 days. The payroll they take into account is just the one before the birth or adoption of the baby.

When can I start the permit?

Working parents can enjoy paternity leave or from the end of the permission for the birth, adoption or fostering; or from the end of the maternity leave, within nine months after the birth.

How to process paternity leave?

To process paternity leave can be done in two different ways:

  • Through the Internet, if you have a digital certificate or electronic ID you can process the application by registering in “Your Social Security”.
  • Or, in a traditional way presenting the request by making an appointment in the INSS Office.

What documentation should I submit?

The documentation you must provide to enjoy the permit in all cases is:

  • ID or supporting document.
  • Original and copy of the certificate of the company where the date of the beginning of the days for paternity is indicated in the case in which the company has not sent it through the RED System.
  • Bank account number.
  • Application form (pdf)

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In case of birth: you must provide the large family book, although this document will be extinguished during 2017, or Certification of the child in the Civil Registry.  If it is about adoption or fostering: the judicial resolution will be necessary.  If you are a large family, you must also add the large family title or your proof.  In the case that you want to enjoy the free days partially, you must present the agreement where the agreement between the company and the worker is expressly stated.

Hopefully, little by little, it will be equal to the maternity leave and the labor conciliation become a reality.

If you need more information, you can check the Social Security website

Sylvester Stallone, the last celebrity to whom networks give for dead

The mythical Rambo and Rocky are not dead, he still has many battles and wars to deal with. However already part of the famous dice for dead on social networks.

He is not dead. Sylvester Stallone has been forced to deny his death after a strong rumor spread on social networks announcing his death. It is not the first, nor the last, famous that is presumed dead in the RRSS. Of course, the mythical Rambo and Rocky answered resounding but also with a bit of irony. Do not miss it.

We already know that as a matter becomes viral you are lost. In this case, social networks such as Facebook and Twitter published the news of the death of Sylvester Stallone. The hoax extended so much that the interpreter, who is now 71 years old, had to put an end to speculation. “Please ignore this stupidity. With life, well, happy and healthy. Still hitting! “, He wrote on his Twitter and Instagram profiles.

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The message of the death was accompanied by a viral image in which he claimed that he had died as a result of a “prostate cancer, which he had kept secret. ” And finally it was all because in her last film they did a good job of makeup and hairdressing to get into the role of a character. You have to remember that Stallone lost his son of just over 30 years ago five years ago.

So, long life to the mythical Rambo, who at the moment feels the legs perfectly. It is not the first time that a celebrity is left for dead on social networks.

Famous that social networks killed

Miley Cyrus

Back in 2009, the hoax said that Cyrus had died as a result of a traffic accident. The singer denied the news by charging against the rumors that run about her daily: “What happened this week? Am I pregnant or dead? You need to be a little more creative. ”

Woody Allen

The director was the first undead of 2017. The hoax went to such an extent that even the date of his death was detailed in Wikipedia (free online reference encyclopedia) and even a Facebook page was created. It is clear that there is a lot of free time.


The president of the United States is another one who loses his life on Twitter every day. One of them caused a lot of stir because the information came from the authentic twitter of a serious medium, FOX News.

Justin Bieber

According to Twitter, the pop idol died in a rather scabrous way: killed by one of his security guards, who shot him a shot between his eyebrows.

Avril Lavigne

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According to a hoax, the Canadian singer died in 2002 and was supplanted by an actress named Melissa Vendella.

Bustamante or Bisbal have also gone through this bad drink. You have to be very careful with these issues and above all, contrast the news we read on social networks. This is recommended by Jon Bon Jovi, another die for dead.

FDN approved $ 730,000 million in credits to boost the 4G

The Board of Directors of the FDN approved $ 730,000 million for the 4G Program, of which $ 575,000 million is for senior debt credits and $ 155,000 million in liquidity lines.

The National Development Bank (FDN) explained that it is working on the continuation of the mobilization of resources from other sources of financing such as international banking, which participates directly and with the peso funding instrument, and also the mobilization of debt funds. local to complete the financial closures.

This is how the financial institution approved a credit of senior debt with a term of up to 14 years for $ 403,000 million for the Ruta del Cacao project (Bucaramanga-Barrancabermeja-Yondó). And a credit of senior debt for up to $ 172,000 million to 13 years for the project and Transversal del Sisga.

The FDN also approved a $ 105,000 million liquidity line with a term of up to 24 years for Ruta del Cacao and a liquidity line for up to $ 50,000 million for the Transversal del Sisga project.

According to information from the FDN, the Ruta del Cacao project will improve the mobility conditions between the Santander region and the Magdalena Medio region, also connecting the route with Ruta del Sol. And it seeks to reduce the time Travel time from Barrancabermeja to Bucaramanga in about an hour.

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“This will improve accessibility conditions to the municipality of Barrancabermeja and its area of influence,” the FDN said.

It must be said that this route covers a total of 189.04 kilometers, of which 80.84 kilometers are construction and 108.2 kilometers are for improvement and rehabilitation of the existing road. It also includes the construction of 16 bridges, 2 viaducts and 2 tunnels with a combined length of 5.95 kilometers, and the design, construction, and improvement of 15.6 kilometers.

According to information from the National Development Bank, the project will generate approximately 9,800 new jobs during the construction phase, directly benefiting 10 municipalities and an estimated population of 1.5 million inhabitants.

Meanwhile, the sponsors of the project are RM Holding, an infrastructure company that belongs to the Colombian Infrastructure Fund, MC Victorias Tempranas, which is a company of the Mercantile Colpatria Group, and Cintra Infraestructuras Colombia, a company of the Spanish company Ferrovial. The specialists of the project are Constructora Colpatria and Ferrovial Agromán.

Another project that is advancing the entity is Transversal del Sisga. A project that passes through Casanare, Boyacá, and Cundinamarca, contemplates the rehabilitation of 15 tunnels by 7 kilometers, 53 bridges and the designs of the third phase of the project.

It is worth mentioning that Transversal del Sisga connects with the Villavicencio-Yopal highway and the Briceño-Tunja-Sogamoso highway. It also provides road alternatives to connect the center of the country with the eastern plains. According to the FDN, the initiative will contribute to improving travel time, going from 5.3 hours to 4.8 hours and reducing costs, compared to the Transversal de Cusiana, whose function is also to connect the center of the country with the east.

In this case, the sponsors are Grupo Ortiz and KMA Construcciones. Additionally, the renewal of the bank guarantee was approved for up to Ch $ 44,800 million to KMA Construcciones.

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Loans to companies for cleaning Bogota

FDN granted a credit of senior debt $ 40,000 million Clean City. This company has an 8-year concession for the collection of unusable waste, the sweeping and cleaning of roads and public areas, the cutting of grass and pruning of trees in public areas, the containerization, the washing of public areas and the transportation of the waste to the final disposal sites in the city of Bogotá.

Guide to incredible museums and art spaces to visit for free in Europe

If traveling is probably one of the best investments, this list will optimize costs. Spaces full of history and art at your fingertips in Paris, London, Berlin, Saint Petersburg and Madrid

If traveling is probably one of the best investments, this list will optimize costs. Spaces full of history and art at your fingertips in Paris, London, Berlin, Saint Petersburg and Madrid


Its more than 150 museums, its architectural wealth, the history that springs from its streets and its gastronomy made Ville lumière the favorite destination for tourists in 2017, according to the World Tourism Organization. And although the French capital is also reputed to be one of the most expensive cities in Europe, there are different options to discover it without spending too much money.

Most of the national museums, such as the Louvre , the Orsay , the Pompidou Center or the Orangerie , have free entry on the first Sunday of every month. With the same modality, between November and March it is also possible to enter free of charge monuments such as the Arc de Triomphe and the Pantheon . Finally, those under 26 with a European passport always enter for free.

– Victor Hugo’s house

House of Victor Hugo (Musées de Paris)

The Place des Vosges is not only the oldest square in Paris, it was the residence of Victor Hugo . The French author moved to the second floor of number 6 with his wife Adèle in 1832. He lived there for 16 years and it is estimated that he wrote most of his famous works there, including a good part of Les Miserables . Today the house is open to the public free of charge, in what is an ode to one of the leading representatives of French literature.

* It is visited from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 6 Place des Vosges.

-Museum Carnavalet

Carnavalet Museum

Located in the heart of the Marais, on one of the most picturesque streets of Paris, the Rue des Francs Bourgeois, this museum reconstructs the history of the city from the installation of the Gauls in the Ile de la Cité to the present, with a chapter special dedicated to the capture of the Bastille and a unique model that shows how that fortress was before being burned by the revolutionaries of 1789. The bad news is that the museum will be closed until next year by spare parts, but you can still visit the gardens of the former Hôtel de Carnavalet, built in the mid-sixteenth century by the then president of the French Parliament. There are different activities suitable for all audiences.

* The visit is from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The entrance is by 23 Rue de Sévigné or 16 Rue des Francs Bourgeois.

-Museum of Modern Art

"La Fée Electricité" at the MAM in Paris

Located steps from the Trocadero gardens and one of the typical postcards of the Eiffel Tower, the museum has a vast collection of 20th and 21st century works made by artists of the stature of Modigliani, Picasso, Chagall and Boltanski . Two of the three versions of La Danse by Matisse are there, like the iconic La Fée Electricité , a mural of 600 square meters which are represented figures like Thomas Edison and Pierre and Marie Curie . Opacado by the weight of museums like the Louvre or the Orsay, the MAM is one of the best kept secrets of Paris. And it’s free.

* It is visited from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Thursdays it is open until 22 a.m., avenue du Président Wilson.

-Petit Palais

"Self-portrait with oriental costume", by Rembrandt

The building of the Petit Palais, like that of the Grand Palais that is just opposite, was specially built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. Two years later, it became the Museum of Fine Arts in Paris. Most of his paintings belong to French painters of the eighteenth and nineteenth century, with references to romantic style, artistic realism and impressionism as Fragonard, Géricault, Delacroix, Courbet, Pissarro, Monet, Renoir, Sisley and Cézanne . It is also the home of Rembrandt’s famous self-portrait with oriental costume .

* Open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Avenue Winston Churchill.


The English capital is also one of the most expensive cities in Europe and the entrance to most of its museums costs 10 pounds sterling. But, fortunately for tourists, the three best options to visit are free.

-British Museum

British Museum

From the Rosetta stone, thanks to which the hieroglyphics, the mummies of ancient Egypt and the Assyrian sculptures of the isolated bulls to the friezes of the Parthenon were deciphered, the British Museum gathers exhibited historical and archaeological pieces that belong to the heritage of the humanity and whose return continue claiming today countries like Greece. In the meantime, visitors can enjoy them and see in person pieces of universal history.

* It is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Great Russell Street.

-National Gallery

National Gallery in London

With more than 2,300 paintings, it is one of the most important art museums in Europe. The collection includes the extensive period of the 13th century until the beginning of the last century, with paintings by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Raphael, Rembrandt, Titian, Velázquez, Van Gogh, Monet and Gauguin . The building is located in the heart of Trafalgar Square, the nerve center of London.

* Open every day from 10 to 18, Fridays until 9 pm. Trafalgar Square .

– Tate Britain and Tate Modern

Permanent exhibition at the Tate Modern

While the temporary exhibitions are paid and, usually, not at all economic, the heart of both Tate is free and worthwhile. A donation of two pounds sterling is usually requested from visitors, but it is not mandatory to enter. In the Tate Britain, there is a permanent collection of British artists from the sixteenth century to the present, while the Modern, as its name suggests, is reserved for works from the 20th century onwards, with paintings by Picasso, Warhol and Dalí .

* Tate Britain opens every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Millbank.
Tate Modern opens every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays until 22. Bankside.


The German capital is one of the biggest cultural poles in Europe par excellence. Surrounded by the remains of the wall, which has become a patchwork of art and history throughout the city, Berlin houses more than 200 museums of all kinds. And although none offer pieces of the height of the door of Ishtar as the Pergamon Museum, many do not cease to be interesting and, in addition, have free admission.

– Museum of the Allies

Museum of the Allies

It is the best testimony of the years when West Berlin was under the wing of the United States, the United Kingdom and France after the Second World War and during the Cold War years. The facilities were an old cinema and library that were available to American troops. And one piece of information: Checkpoint Charlie’s last checkpoint is there; the one that is located in the iconic place is just a recreation.

* The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Clayallee 135



The place recreates a flat like those that could be found in the German Democratic Republic in the times of the Cold War. The apartment is located in the outskirts of Berlin and preserves its original furniture, consisting of elements from the 70s and 80s. In fact, it gives the impression of being in the abandoned house of a family of that time, as if its members had gone without taking anything.

* You can visit only on Sundays in the period from 14 to 16 hours. Hellersdorfer Straße 179.

-Museum of Military History of the Armed Forces

Aviation Museum

Also known as the Museum of Aviation, it exhibits aircraft that were used during the two world wars, which constitutes a true record of the country’s black history. In the place, there are also models, maps, uniforms and documents used by the German military aeronautics. Also, a review of the aviation in Germany is made and there is a special section dedicated to the air bridge that existed between the West Berlin and the rest of the country.

* It is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Am Flugplatz Gatow 33.


St. Petersburg

The Hermitage of Saint Petersburg

The capital of the Russian Empire is where different writers and artists met during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries until the October Revolution of 1917 razed its foundations and the political and cultural center moved to Moscow. Despite this, the city retains much of its prerevolutionary past in the monumental buildings of Baroque and Neoclassical style. And even more, it has been named the city of museums, many of them dedicated to the history, painting and Russian literature of the imperial era. The magnificent Hermitage complex is free on the first Thursday of each month.

-Nabokov’s house

House of Nabokov

In St. Petersburg, you can visit the houses where writers like Pushkin, Dostoyevsky and Akhmatova lived , but the only one with free admission is Nabokov’s. The author of Lolita and English translator of the famous poet Alexandr Pushkin , was born in that place, located a few blocks from the Hermitage Museum. There he lived until he was 17, when he went into exile with his family after the Revolution of 1917. In some of his novels, such as the autobiographical Other Rivers and Speech, memory , the writer makes descriptions of what was his home, which is not maintained intact, but enough to remember it.

* The museum opens from Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bolshaya Morskaya 47


Prado Museum

The Prado Museum opens its doors free of charge every day from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, and on Sundays from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. On the other hand, the Reina Sofía Art Museum provides free admission on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 21, Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and four exceptional days: April 18, May 18, October 12 and December 6.