US court orders Farc to compensate Ingrid Betancourt’s son

US court orders Farc to compensate Ingrid Betancourts son

Ingrid Betancourt, just after her release, and her son, Lawrence Delloye, at the Massabielle cave in Lourdes (Hautes-Pyrénées), July 12, 2008. GUILLAUME BONNAUD / AFP Thirty-six million dollars, or just over 31 million euros. This is the amount of compensation that the guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), now demobilized, should pay … Read more

United Kingdom: serial “booze parties” in Downing Street in the midst of a pandemic

United Kingdom serial booze parties in Downing Street in the

Boris Johnson (bottom right) and his wife Carrie, during the booze party on May 20, 2020, in the garden of 10 Downing Street. GUARDIAN / EYEVINE / BUREAU233 The British already knew for the end of 2020 Christmas parties in Downing Street, with board games and all-you-can-eat canapes, when they were all deprived of family … Read more

Dakar: Qatari Nasser Al-Attiyah wins his fourth car rally, Sam Sunderland doubles the lead on a motorcycle

Dakar Qatari Nasser Al Attiyah wins his fourth car rally Sam

Qatari Nasser Al-Attiyah and his French co-driver, Mathieu Baumel, won the car category on the Dakar, which took place in Saudi Arabia, on January 14, 2022. FRANCK FIFE / AFP And four. After winning in 2011, 2015 and 2019, Qatari Nasser Al-Attiyah won the 2022 edition of the Dakar in the car category on Friday … Read more

The effectiveness of the fight against corruption in China

The effectiveness of the fight against corruption in China

Chronic. The anti-corruption campaign initiated by Xi Jinping in 2013 led to a significant improvement in the financial performance of Chinese state-owned enterprises. This is shown by the study of two economists, one South Korean, the other Chinese, whose objective is not to validate or not the policy of Xi Jinping, but to contribute to … Read more

Cinema in Paris and Ouaga, exhibition in Brussels, music in Abidjan: the cultural agenda of the “Monde Afrique”

Cinema in Paris and Ouaga exhibition in Brussels music in

Every Friday, the cultural agenda of the World Africa offers you activities to follow or do on the continent, in France and elsewhere in the world. In Paris, sixty-six years of pan-African cinema A proposal of rare ambition and scope, the film cycle designed by directors Dyana Gaye and Valérie Osouf and presented until February … Read more

Faced with Omicron, the United States decided to keep schools open

Faced with Omicron the United States decided to keep schools

A student shows her negative Covid-19 test result at the entrance to Olive-Vista Middle School in Sylmar, California, January 11, 2022. FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP LETTER FROM WASHINGTON Please, it’s not going to start again! Here is a summary of the state of mind of parents of students in the United States at the … Read more

Kiev satisfied with the “unity” of its partners against Moscow

Kiev satisfied with the unity of its partners against Moscow

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels on December 16, 2021. OLIVER MATTHYS / AP The threat of a Russian military invasion in Ukraine has not gone away, but Kiev still has cause for satisfaction: since the start of the crisis in the spring of 2021 and the deployment of … Read more

Covid-19: Chile deploys fourth dose of vaccine

Covid 19 Chile deploys fourth dose of vaccine

A man receives his fourth dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Santiago on January 11, 2022, as the campaign started the day before in Chile. STRINGER / REUTERS At the heart of the austral summer, Monday January 10, Chile began to administer the fourth dose of vaccine against Covid-19. Immunocompromised people over the age of … Read more

Epstein case: new legal setback for Prince Andrew, under the threat of a civil lawsuit

Epstein case new legal setback for Prince Andrew under the

Prince Andrew during a Sunday mass, at Royal Lodge (United Kingdom), in April 2021. STEVE PARSONS / AP Prince Andrew, second son of Queen Elizabeth II, faces the prospect of a civil trial in the United States. New York judge Lewis Kaplan ruled on Wednesday, January 12, in favor of the arguments of the plaintiff, … Read more

Epstein case: a complaint for sexual assault against Prince Andrew deemed admissible by American justice

Epstein case a complaint for sexual assault against Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew, here in June 2020, is the subject of a civil lawsuit in New York. LINDSEY PARNABY / AFP The decision of the American justice was at least expected. Lawyers for British Prince Andrew have not obtained from the judge of the federal court in Manhattan the dismissal of a civil complaint for “sexual … Read more