Pairs of USA-Neuchâtel high school students come together in the name of diversity

They chose Neuchâtel to learn French and develop projects around diversity, equality and integration. Fifteen young Americans from high school in Lexington, a town near Boston, are on exchange from February 16 to 26 in the canton. They are welcomed into the families of 8 high school students from Lycée Jean-Piaget and 7 from Lycée […]

The fabulous destiny of a Loclois in New York

It’s simple groom as butler of one of the most prestigious establishments in New York, the destiny of Oscar Tschirky has everything of the American dream. This Loclois, who left to settle in the United States with his parents in 1883, is at the heart of the new temporary exhibition of the Underground Mills of […]

The fabulous destiny of a Loclois in New York

It’s simple groom as butler of one of the most prestigious establishments in New York, the destiny of Oscar Tschirky has everything of the American dream. This Loclois, who left to settle in the United States with his parents in 1883, is at the heart of the new temporary exhibition of the Underground Mills of […]

Bastien Bron nominated for the Best Swiss Video Clip

Bastien Bron could win the prize for the best music video in Switzerland next spring. The Neuchâtelois was selected with four other directors on Saturday evening for the Solothurn Days. Associated with Laetitia Gauchat, Bastien Bron directed the clip for the title Driver by Saint-Gallen singer Joya Marleen. The winner of the “Best Swiss Video […]

USA: Fed official sees inflation falling to 2.5%

Price inflation is expected to slow in the United States in 2022, after hitting its highest level since 1982 last year, to fall back to around 2.5%, New York Fed President John Williams said on Friday. . “With slowing growth and gradual resolution of supply constraints, I expect inflation to fall to around 2.5% this […]

Low but not critical blood reserves in the region

Blood reserves are at a very low level in the canton of Bern. Interregional Transfusion CRS is sounding the alarm and issuing an urgent appeal to donors. There is currently a shortage of some 150 blood donations per week in the canton, estimates the institution. An alarming situation which does not affect the Bernese Jura […]

More than 30 seriously injured in massive fire in New York

At least 19 people died Sunday and around 60 were injured in a building fire in New York’s Bronx neighborhood. This was announced on the spot by the new mayor of the city Eric Adams. ‘This is going to be one of the worst fires in our history. We know we have 19 people dead […]

USA: 199,000 jobs created in December, far less than expected

The US economy created just 199,000 jobs in December, a far cry from the 440,000 expected by analysts, reflecting a difficult recovery in the US labor market, subject to the vagaries of the pandemic, the department said on Friday. Job. The unemployment rate nonetheless continued to decline, more than expected, falling to 3.9% (-0.3 percentage […]

Health directors call for shorter quarantines

The health directors of the cantons of eastern Switzerland have written to the Federal Council asking it to reduce the duration of the quarantine and isolation to five days. This is what Zurich health director Nathalie Rickli said. In an interview with the ‘NZZ am Sonntag’, the SVP politician says that due to the Omicron […]

Despite the Covid, New York prepares for the party in Times Square

Despite the Covid hitting New York again, the ‘city that never sleeps’ celebrated the New Year on the iconic Times Square in the heart of Manhattan, with its famous descent of the ball, its countdown and its release of confetti. Last year, after terrible months of the coronavirus epidemic, the colorful and musical event was […]