Keyword: Ericka Bareigts
For decades there has been a string of legal and economic initiatives by France aimed at improving the lot of its overseas territories. Yet as the current crisis in French Guiana shows, these measures have failed to have a noticeable impact on the 2.7 million French people who live in those regions. Julien Sartre reports on how an outdated model of development applied to these territories still shows no signs of being updated.
The plan, which follows protests across the French territory in South America, entails sending extra police forces, creating a tribunal and a jail.