20 internet service providers pledge to cut costs

The White House announced Monday that it has reached an agreement with 20 internet providers, including AT&T, Comcast and Verizon, to reduce subscription costs and guarantee broadband access to low-income households. Read alsoEmmanuel Macron wants to impose automatic parental controls on Internet service providers “The Biden-Harris administration has obtained commitments from the top 20 internet … 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

Elon Musk accused of disrupting China in space

Billionaire Elon Musk was taken to task on Chinese social networks on Tuesday after two of his satellites narrowly missed, according to Beijing, colliding with the Asian giant’s space station. The richest man in the world, who has just been elected personality of the year by the American magazine Time, is well known in China … Read more

An international summit in Tahiti on crypto and its economy

Tahiti, May 6, 2022 – The first edition of the Polynesian Islands Crypto Summit (PICS) will take place from June 5 to 7 at the InterContinental Tahiti. Web3, blockchain and crypto-economy are on the program of this unique and free event with three days of conferences led by fifteen international speakers. This is an event … 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

the TurboTax platform will have to reimburse millions of taxpayers

An American platform used to complete the tax return will have to reimburse 4.4 million people it charged for a free service, the New York Attorney General announced on Wednesday May 4. In all, the online financial services specialist Intuit “will have to pay $141 million in damages to the millions of consumers who were … Read more

Faced with geopolitical risk, Volkswagen wants to strengthen in the United States

The German car giant Volkswagen confirmed on Wednesday its ambition to more than double its market share in the United States, a region neglected in recent years but which is gaining importance in a “increasingly polarized world“. Read alsoWar in Ukraine disrupts BMW and Volkswagen After a first quarter marked by a 100% jump in … Read more

Extradition to the United States of one of the most powerful Haitian gang leaders

The leader of one of Haiti’s most powerful gangs was extradited to the United States on Tuesday, May 3, the Haitian National Police said as the territorial grip of armed gangs puts the capital Port-au-Prince in a state of of seat. Read alsoHaiti, a country adrift, plagued by armed gangs linked to power At the … Read more

The ACPR lectures life insurance distributors after failing controls

The Prudential Control and Resolution Authority (ACPR) called to order life insurance professionals on Tuesday who did not respect their duties of advice to fragile public, after a series of failing controls. “Following several on-site inspections, the ACPR noted shortcomings in the marketing of life insurance contracts to financially fragile customers or customers in difficulty“says … Read more

Amazon will financially help its employees who would have to travel for an abortion

Since this fall, many American companies have expressed their support, internally or publicly, for the right of women to abort, at a time when this right is more threatened. Amazon will now reimburse the travel expenses of its American employees for certain non-critical medical procedures, including abortions, while several conservative states have passed laws restricting … Read more