two sons of ex-president of Panama sentenced to 3 years in prison

A New York court sentenced Luis Enrique and Ricardo Martinelli, sons of former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli, to three years in prison on Friday, May 20, accusing them of being at the origin of the corruption system set up in Panama. with the Brazilian multinational Odebrecht. Read alsoThe fall of Odebrecht, a giant of Brazilian … Read more

consumer confidence deteriorates significantly in May (University of Michigan)

American consumer confidence deteriorated sharply in May, in all categories of the population, and the index measuring it fell to its lowest level since August 2011. The index thus lost 9.4% compared to April, and fell to 59.1 points, according to the preliminary estimate of the University of Michigan survey released on Friday. This deterioration … Read more

great day of mobilization to defend the right to abortion

Large marches are to be held in Washington, New York, Chicago, Austin or Los Angeles, as the Supreme Court looks set to turn back 50 years. “Hands off our bodies!”: Thousands of demonstrators are expected Saturday in the streets of the United States to defend the right to abortion, threatened by the Supreme Court which … Read more

rate hike could be faster after summer if inflation persists

A U.S. central bank (Fed) official said on Friday she expects rate hikes of more than half a point as early as September if inflation does not ease, warning that necessary measures could push up unemployment and slow the growth. Read alsoAgribusiness: how inflation sustains itself “Unless there are any big surprises, I expect it … Read more

mixed result for Trump in local primaries

Republican voters in West Virginia on Tuesday (May 11) chose a supporter of Donald Trump to represent them in the midterm elections in November, but the former president saw one of his proteges lose the primary in Nebraska. Read alsoHow Donald Trump is planning his revenge These two less urbanized states lean frankly on the … Read more

Elon Musk to Accept Dogecoins for Select Tesla Products, Crypto Climbs

The dogecoin benefits again on Friday from a tweet from Tesla boss Elon Musk, who announced that he would accept payments for certain Tesla-branded products with this canine cryptocurrency. “Tesla merchandise (Tesla merch) can be purchased in dogecoin“said the billionaire on Friday, without specifying which range would be concerned. Enough to revive this cryptocurrency created … Read more

Massive fire and intense drought in the American West

A gigantic fire, contained to only 20% a month after its outbreak, continued to ravage the American state of New Mexico on Friday May 6, plagued like all of the western United States by a chronic drought which has continued. worse this week. Read alsoUnited States: California scratched by repeated fires Baptized “Hermits Peak Fireby … Read more

Extradited to the United States, Colombian “Otoniel” pleads not guilty to international drug trafficking

Colombia’s biggest drug trafficker, “Otoniel,” head of the Gulf Clan Cartel, pleaded not guilty Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn to charges of international cocaine trafficking against him after his extradition to the United States. Read alsoThe Anti-Narcotics Office, spearheading the fight against drug trafficking Dairo Antonio Usuga David, alias Otoniel, 50, was notably charged … Read more

There are only 10 Pacific porpoises left. But saving the species is still possible

They were thought to be doomed to extinction: Pacific porpoises are today the most endangered species of marine mammals. And for good reason, scientists estimate that there are only about ten left in the waters of the Gulf of California. Read alsoDeath of one of the last porpoises in Mexico SEE ALSO – Six porpoises … Read more

calls to prosecute a woman who had a kitten killed

Moroccan Internet users on Friday (April 29th) called on the authorities to prosecute a woman who published a video in which she incited her dog to kill a kitten shown lifeless and dragged by the neck at the end of the recording. Read alsoMorocco behind the migratory assault of Melilla, Spanish enclave in Africa? The … Read more