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Overseas - In Guyana, the scandal of Amerindian children forcibly placed in boarding schools


Since the early 1930s in Guyana, hundreds of Native American children have been taken from their parents to be placed in Catholic boarding schools where they were converted to Western mores.…

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At the Kourou space center

in Guyana

, the last successful launch of the year for the Ariane 5 rocket. The launcher placed three satellites in orbit, two for the benefit of an international telecommunications operator and a European meteorological satellite.

How to reduce your exposure to chlordecone?

In Guadeloupe and Martinique

, the week was marked by prevention and information actions as part of the "Chlordécone 2022" meetings in order to present advances in scientific research.

Illustration in Lorrain, Martinique, where health prevention ambassadors went to meet the inhabitants.

>> To read also: between the West Indies and chlordecone, ultratoxicity under the eye of the microscope


New Caledonia and Wallis and Futuna,

tension was at its height for baccalaureate candidates and their families.

The results fell on Wednesday, the school year being shifted there compared to France.

In New Caledonia, 70% of the 3,355 candidates passed in the first round.

He went to the end of the

Route du Rhum Destination Guadeloupe


Guadeloupe skipper Willy Bissainte is now enjoying his return to the archipelago with his fans and giving his time.

He went to the Baie-Mahault prison center where he met detained minors.

The opportunity for a deep exchange on patience and fighting spirit.

In pictures, discover the magic of Christmas that took hold of Noumea and the 417 humpback whales observed this season in the territorial waters of


, a historic record.

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