French Guiana

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Ministers heading to French Guiana to try to quell strike.

PARIS " The French government has decided to send a high-level ministerial mission to French Guiana as the region faced its second day of a general strike by some 27 labor unions over crime and economic difficulties.French...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Why strikes in French Guiana are fast becoming a pre-election hot topic.

France's government is working to put a stop to the troubles in French Guiana, with the presidential candidates quick to chime in.

- The Local - INT

French Guiana protests gate crash presidential election.

Presidential candidates from France's far-right and far-left political camps are seizing on protests more than 7,000 kilometres from Paris to bolster their bids for the Elysée Palace next month.

- France24 - FR

French Guiana paralysed by general strike.

Protests over crime rates and cost of living have propelled overseas territory into spotlight of French elections.

- Al Jazeera - QA

A slice of tropical rain forest becomes a thing in France's presidential election.

But can you find French Guiana on a map?

- Washington Post - US

Strikes Shut Down French Guiana, With Effects Resonating in Paris.

Presidential candidates scrambled to address the unrest as residents of the French territory in South America protest high crime and economic hardship.

- New York Times - US

Strikes to Hit French Guiana as Tensions Paralyze Territory.

 French Guiana is facing a nationwide strike Monday over crime and economic difficulties, amid protests that have paralyzed the French territory in South America, halted flights and a rocket launch and prompted a U.S. travel warning. The French government sent an emergency mission to try to quell tensions before Monday's ...

- Voice of America - US

Macron makes geography gaffe about troubled French Guiana.

Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said French Guiana was an island during a visit of France's overseas territories on Sunday.

- The Local - INT

French Guiana protests gate crash presidential election.

Presidential candidates from France's far-right and far-left political camps are seizing on protests more than 7,000 kilometres from Paris to bolster their bids for the Elysée Palace this month.

- France24 - FR

Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze territory.

French Guiana is facing a nationwide strike amid mounting protests over crime and economic difficulty that have paralyzed the French territory in South America, halted flights and a rocket launch and prompted a U.S. travel warning.

- FOX News - US

Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze territory.

PARIS — French Guiana is facing a nationwide strike Monday over crime and economic difficulties, amid protests that have paralyzed the French...

- Townhall.com - US

Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze territory

PARIS " French Guiana is facing a nationwide strike amid mounting protests over crime and economic difficulty that have paralyzed the French territory in South America, halted flights and a rocket launch and prompted a U.S. travel...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Protests and strikes in French Guiana struggle to gain Paris's attention

Amid increasing anger, the protest movement in French Guiana is growing. The French government has done little in response, risking further disruption in the French overseas territory.

- France24 - FR

US warns against travel to French Guiana amid social unrest

Large protests have spread throughout French Guiana, blocking roads to neighbouring Brazil and Suriname, prompting the US government to issue a travel warning Friday for the French territory in South America.

- France24 - FR

U.S. citizens warned against travel to French Guiana

WASHINGTON, - The State Department warned U.S. citizens on Friday to avoid travel to French Guiana due to widespread protests that it said have potential to become violent in the main cities of Kourou and Cayenne and have shut down the international airport.

- Stabroek News - GY

Protests disrupt French Guiana, prompt US travel warning

PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Large protests have spread throughout French Guiana, blocking roads to neighboring Brazil and Suriname and prompting...

- Townhall.com - US

Protests disrupt French Guiana, prompt US travel warning

PARAMARIBO, Suriname " Large protests have spread throughout French Guiana, blocking roads to neighboring Brazil and Suriname and prompting the U.S. government to issue a travel warning Friday for the French territory in South...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Satellite launch shelved over strikes

Paris March 23, 2017 After three days of delays caused by worker strikes in French Guiana, rocket firm Arianespace opted Thursday to postpone indefinitely the launch of satellites for South Korean and Brazilian clients. At first scheduled for Tuesday, then the two following days, launch operators finally gave up and ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Ariane 5 Launch Halted Indefinitely as Kourou Unrest Continues

An Ariane 5 launch already twice delayed by French Guiana labor unrest was put on indefinite hold Thursday as protests shut down roads, schools and municipal buildings in the South American territory that hosts Europe’s main spaceport.

- Space.com - US

Satellite launch shelved over strikes

After three days of delays caused by worker strikes in French Guiana, rocket firm Arianespace opted Thursday to postpone indefinitely the launch of satellites for South Korean and Brazilian clients. The launch will not be rescheduled "until the labour situation is resolved," Didier Faivre, director of Europe's Guiana Space ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Satellite launch shelved over strikes

After three days of delays caused by worker strikes in French Guiana, rocket firm Arianespace opted Thursday to postpone indefinitely the launch of satellites for South Korean and Brazilian clients.

- PhysOrg - NL

Brazil ramps up domestic space satellite, rocket programs

KOUROU, French Guiana - Brazil is developing technology to send domestically-made satellites into space with its own rockets by the end of the decade, aerospace executives and officials said ahead of the launch of the nation's first defense and communications satellite.

- Reuters - US

Delayed European rocket launch to go ahead after strike

Paris March 21, 2017 The planned launch Tuesday of a European Ariane 5 rocket to place two communications satellites into orbit has been delayed due to striking workers in French Guiana, the French launch company Arianespace said. The transfer of the rocket to its launch pad had already been postponed on Monday after ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Spaceport protest delays rocket launch in French Guiana

Striking workers block the roll-out of the booster at the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana.

- BBC - UK

French rocket launch delayed by labor protest

The launch of France's Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana was delayed after workers used tires and wooden pallets to erect barricades over a labor dispute.

- UPI - US

Loyer, toujours plus forte

La 27e édition du Marathon de l'espace qui s'est courue hier matin à Kourou a été remportée par Saïd El Medouly du 3e REI, en 2h30'25. Il n'a...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Un blocage, deux manifestations

C'est par hasard que le collectif des Toukans et les grévistes d'EDF se sont retrouvés à Kourou, hier, pour bloquer le rond-point du CSG. Leurs...

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Démonstration de force des 500 frères à la CTG

Les manifestations se multiplient à Cayenne autour de la visite de la ministre de l'environnement Ségolène Royal en Guyane.

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Graduate who found fortune in exporting pepper

Twenty-eight-year-old Denis Olam is one of those who opted to grow habanero peppers and chili cayenne diyene and white garden eggs

- Daily Monitor - UG

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