nearly one in five Amazon delivery workers injured in 2021, unions say

A work injury rate that is more than double that of the rest of the industry (7.6%), according to a report. More than 18% of Amazon delivery workers, employed by the group’s subcontractors, suffered workplace injuries in 2021, a rate that jumped 40% year on year, according to a coalition of American unions. “Amazon’s huge … Read more

Google launches a call for applications for the financing of African startups

The American computer giant, Google, has launched a call for applications for its Google for startups program. This initiative aims to facilitate access to funding for start-ups founded by Africans. What’s next after this ad Google for startups wants to bridge the existing technology gap in fundraising for startups on the African continent. For this … Read more

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

Franco-Venezuelan doctor charged in the United States for selling ransomware

A Franco-Venezuelan doctor has been charged in the United States for the sale of ransomware used in computer attacks, the United States Department of Justice announced on Monday May 16. Moises Luis Zagala Gonzalez, a 55-year-old cardiologist residing in Venezuela, is accused by the American courts of “computer intrusion attempts” and to have “conspired to … Read more

Iran awaits US response to discussed ‘solutions’

Tehran awaits the response of the United States to the “solutionsdiscussed with the European Union negotiator in charge of coordinating the Iranian nuclear talks, in order to break the impasse by restoring the 2015 agreement, the spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday (May 16th). . Read alsoIranian nuclear: Washington judges … Read more

Iran awaits US response to discussed ‘solutions’

Tehran awaits the response of the United States to the “solutionsdiscussed with the European Union negotiator in charge of coordinating the Iranian nuclear talks, in order to break the impasse by restoring the 2015 agreement, the spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday (May 16th). . Read alsoIranian nuclear: Washington judges … 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

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

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

Education, a new political battleground in the United States

For Jon Baker, this Tuesday, May 3 is a bit special. Jon is 74 years old, 74 years at full speed. It was in Asia that he came of age in the mid-1960s, enlisted in the navy in the middle of the Vietnamese quagmire. Since then, he has held so many jobs that he finds … Read more