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

State of health emergency will be extended by 2 months

Came into force on March 24, the state of emergency was extended until July 24, announced Olivier Véran, the Minister of Health. France will remain in a state of health emergency for at least four months. The government decided on Saturday to extend until July 24 the state of health emergency in France to fight against the coronavirus pandemic, announced the Minister of Health Olivier Véran at the end of the Council of Ministers. Came into force on March 24, the state of health emergency is extended because its lifting on May 23 "would be premature", "the risks of epidemic recovery" being "proven in the event of a sudden interruption of measures in progress", indicates the bill which will be examined from Monday by the Parliament. The text, which includes seven articles, aims to "consolidate the legal framework" and "broaden" it to "integrate the issues of deconfinement", which should begin on May 11, said Olivier Véran.
 
State of health emergency will be extended by 2 months

"We are going to have to live with the virus for a while," he said. "Learning to live with the virus, that's the stake for the next few months," added Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, after the Council of Ministers which was held for more than two hours at the Elysium. The text specifies in particular the quarantine conditions for people arriving in France and infected with the virus. "Quarantine, isolation can only be made compulsory and sanctioned in case of non-compliance when arriving on national territory or when arriving in an overseas territory or in Corsica," said Olivier Véran on this subject. It also relates to the implementation of an "information system" concerning sick people and their entourage for a maximum duration of one year.



The bill should be discussed by senators from Monday afternoon, then by deputies, probably from the next day, said government spokeswoman Sibeth Ndiaye. Christophe Castaner, the Minister of the Interior, clarified that the government proposed in this bill to allow the Prime Minister to re-regulate the movement of people at any time by a decree. The list of persons empowered to ascertain violations of sanitary measures could also be extended. "Thanks to this bill, the security assistants, the voluntary assistant gendarmes, the reservists of the police and the national gendarmerie as well as the sworn security agents in transport, but also the agents of the instruction services of the "the competition authority for businesses will be able to note the non-compliance with the rules of the state of health emergency and sanction it," said the Minister of the Interior.