Macron wraps up troubled French Guiana visit

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday ended a 48-hour visist to French Guiana, the South American territory ruled by Paris, where he was challenged over what a number of political leaders have denounced as aa lack of aid by France to tackle poor living standards, inadequate transport infrastructures and epidemic crime.

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Riots erupted during President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to French Guiana after he incensed protesters by ruling out additional state aid for the impoverished South American territory, saying: “I am not Father Christmas”, reports The Telegraph.