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62-year-old French yachtsman Francis Joyon sails across Atlantic ocean in record time to win Route de Rhum
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62-year-old French yachtsman Francis Joyon sails across Atlantic ocean in record time to win Route de Rhum

Francis Joyon won the Route de Rhum trans-Atlantic race at the age of 62, setting a new record along the way on his journey across the Atlantic Sea in a maxi-trimarans.

Guadeloupean writer Maryse Condé wins the New Academy Prize for Literature 2018 for her bestselling novel, Segu
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Guadeloupean writer Maryse Condé wins the New Academy Prize for Literature 2018 for her bestselling novel, Segu

Maryse Condé's works are most often set against the backdrops of slavery, colonialism, and exploitation

Thousands marooned as Hurricane Maria wrecks havoc in Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico
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Thousands marooned as Hurricane Maria wrecks havoc in Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico remained in the throes of chaos and devastation Thursday as the remnants of Hurricane Maria continued to dump rain on the island — up to three feet in some areas

Hurricane Maria kills 15 people in Dominica, leaves small Caribbean island without water and electricity
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Hurricane Maria kills 15 people in Dominica, leaves small Caribbean island without water and electricity

Hurricane Maria left more than 15 people dead in hard-hit Dominica, the small Caribbean island's prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced on Thursday.

Hurricane Irma: Emmanuel Macron to visit Caribbean islands after residents criticise French govt for lack of preparedness
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Hurricane Irma: Emmanuel Macron to visit Caribbean islands after residents criticise French govt for lack of preparedness

Emmanuel Macron will visit French Caribbean islands hammered by Hurricane Irma where residents have criticised government for not doing enough to prepare them for storm's devastation

Hurricane Irma destroys 95% of French part of Caribbean island St Martin; 6 killed, death toll expected to rise
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Hurricane Irma destroys 95% of French part of Caribbean island St Martin; 6 killed, death toll expected to rise

At least six people have been killed in the French part of the Caribbean island St Martin after Hurricane Irma tore through the region.

Site where Indians were treated as 'cattle' now a $2.36 million memorial
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Site where Indians were treated as 'cattle' now a $2.36 million memorial

A newly revealed historic site where 35 Indian indentured labourers, including a woman, were incarcerated and left to die would be part of a 1.8 million euro ($2.36 million) restoration plan in Guadeloupe in French West Indies