In Guyana, the difficult hunt for illegal fishermen in the open sea

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Clandestine ships, particularly from Venezuela, operate off the coast of Guyana. It is a particularly difficult area to monitor given the persistence of illegal fishing, despite the presence of the French Navy, which is increasing seizures.

The partners’ convention, intended to set the course for the institutional future of New Caledonia, was held on Friday without the separatists. Prime Minister Élisabeth Borne spoke with supporters of keeping the archipelago in France, following the last referendum, boycotted by the separatists, where the “no” to independence had won.

In Guyana, the inhabitants of the Prospérité Amerindian village of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni expressed their anger after the arrest of their customary chief on Monday. He is suspected of damage to the site of a decried future power plant, but the forceful intervention of the police does not pass.

More than a week before the start of the Route du Rhum, this mythical race which joins Saint-Malo, in Brittany, to Pointe-à-Pitre, in Guadeloupe. A way to revive tourism on the island, where hosts are rubbing their hands.

In Martinique, the sea urchin fishing campaign took place this week, but only 150 professionals designated by the direction of the sea were authorized to collect the precious treasure. A very regulated campaign that only lasted four days.

On Reunion Island, tasting workshops are offered from day care to introduce toddlers to good local products. On the program: small pots of beetroot, christophine or guava. Report at Etang-Salé.

Finally, in New Caledonia, a couple of divers are passionate about the fluorescent corals of the Baie des Citrons, a natural curiosity revealed by ultraviolet rays.


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