La Libra, Facebook's digital currency, announced for 2021 in reduced format

The launch of Facebook's digital currency, Libra , could take place in 2021. The project may benefit from favorable factors in the global economy, but regulators will have to be convinced first.  Facebook could launch Libra, its digital currency in 2021, we learn from the British media Financial Times, which quotes people close to the process. The product is expected to arrive in a limited version, after the project has met with great aversion from regulators, including in the United States, the country where the headquarters of the social media management company are located. The stakeholder association behind this digital currency project is now planning to launch a single version of Libra that will itself be pegged to the dollar, at the rate of one unit of US currency for each Facebook digital currency . “The other forms of currencies will be deployed at a later stage,” the FT source added. The exact launch date will depend on when the project

Makemo, kingdom of blackouts and over-excited population

Tension is mounting on the third largest atoll in the Tuamotus. Indeed, since the beginning of the millennium, the inhabitants of Makemo have been the subject of multiple attempts to manage electricity and suffer from numerous power outages making their daily lives very uncomfortable. A daily already tested by the legal battles between managers and the wind fiasco which cost nearly 400 million Fcf, to finally collapse after two and a half years of operation. Investigation of this guinea pig population of trading cases and "inconsistent" political actions according to the Territorial Chamber of Accounts (CTC).

Makemo is a true haven of peace for those who wish to isolate themselves a few days away from the tumult of the "big cities", offering to its visitors lagoons where there are shades of green and blue of unparalleled purity. On the other hand, this little piece of paradise sometimes seems to take on the air of a golden prison for the population, as it has had to suffer setbacks, especially since the early 2000s.

The activities are not very diversified - exit tourism and its derivatives such as diving - but one can count among them pearl culture, the harvest of sea cucumbers (rori) and coconut cultivation. There are also some stores, testifying to the possibility of maintaining a certain trade in this remote area, but their daily life, too, is under severe strain.