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

Morocco-Spain: Cooperation between security services is exemplary, says Grande-Marlaska

Spain said Thursday that cooperation between its security services and those of Morocco was exemplary, particularly in the fight against illegal immigration, terrorism and drug trafficking.

"The daily joint action carried out by the security services of Spain and Morocco is exemplary and gives positive and concrete results", underlined the Spanish Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, during a meeting held in Rabat with his Moroccan counterpart, Mr. Abdelouafi Laftit.


On this occasion, Mr. Grande-Marlaska drew up a positive assessment of the cooperation between Spain and Morocco throughout 2019 and expressed his willingness to continue working together on the basis of the “same principle of mutual trust” in 2020, underlines a press release from the Spanish Ministry of the Interior, published at the end of this meeting.

"Cooperation with Morocco in the home sector is a priority for Spain," said the Spanish minister.

In this context, he highlighted the “cooperation and support of the Moroccan authorities in the fight against human trafficking networks”, a collaboration which contributed, according to Mr. Grande-Marlaska, to a decrease of 53 , 4% of the number of irregular migrants arriving in Spain by sea in 2019 compared to the previous year.

He also reiterated the will of the Spanish government to continue to defend before the institutions of the European Union "the crucial importance of Morocco as a strategic partner in matters of migration and in many other fields".

In the area of ​​the fight against terrorism, the Spanish minister assured that the cooperation between his country and Morocco “continues to bear fruit”.

"We must welcome the joint operations against jihadist terrorism carried out by our security forces since 2014," he said.

He also welcomed the "numerous joint operations" against drug trafficking networks and organized criminal groups active in Spain and Morocco.