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  1. Man catches 17-foot anaconda with bare handsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KETV-TV

    A math teacher in French Guiana managed to capture a 17-foot anaconda with his bare hands and relocate the reptile after it ate his friend's dog. Sebastien Bascoules, 39, was filmed hauling the massive snake out of a river near his home, clamping its jaws shut with his hands while his friend held the tail.

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  2. France construction industry forecast to increase by 1.47% CAGR during 2014 to 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... in France. The projects approved include the Franck Joly de Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni Hospital in the west of French Guiana, the RAfA union University Hospital, the Romain Blondet de Saint-Joseph Hospital in Martinique, the Raizet Geriatric ...

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  3. Mission update: Payload preparations are underway with ISDLA-1 for...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Pre-launch payload processing is moving into full swing for Arianespace's next Ariane 5 flight, with the mission's ISDLA-1 telecommunications satellite now undergoing preparations for a targeted October 16 liftoff from French Guiana. To be orbited for two long-standing Arianespace partners - Intelsat and DIRECTV - the high-powered ISDLA-1 is built by SSL based on the 1300-series satellite platform.

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  4. After a Neighbor's Dog Was Eaten, Man Vowed to Find the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheBlaze.com

    A French Guiana man who set out to capture the creature responsible for killing his neighbor's dog was "very surprised" when he finally found it and realized what it was: a 17-foot anaconda. According to Barcroft TV, math teacher Sebastien Bascoules captured the giant snake from a river close to his friend's home.

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  5. Columbus Gold's Third Rig Has Started To DrillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seeking Alpha

    Columbus Gold has reported its third drill rig has finally started to drill at the company's Paul Isnard gold project in French Guiana. The addition of a third rig was announced a few weeks ago, but the rig will only start its activities now.

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  6. Tommy Lee electrifies Central AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gleaner

    ... n Angel , Dream and Buss A Blank .The artiste now prepares for his next stop in Suriname before he jets off to French Guiana, Guyana, Martinique and St Maarten.

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  7. Math teacher captures massive dog-eating anacondaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Post

    A dog-eating anaconda in French Guiana was re-located by a snake-wrangling math teacher who went toe to toe with the massive 17 foot beast after it feasted on his friend's pooch. Newly released video shows Sebastien Bascoules wading in a shallow river in Matoury last year when he comes upon the 175 pound serpent, Barcroft Media reports.

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  8. See teacher wrestle huge snake from river hours after 17 foot reptile had eaten pal's dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    Sebastien Bascoules hauled the 12 stone anaconda from the water and kept it in his bath before releasing it away six miles away from his community in French Guiana This is the incredible moment a teacher wrestled a 17-foot anaconda from a river just hours after the huge snake had eaten his friend's pet dog. Sebastien Bascoules, 39, waded into a shallow river to retrieve the massive, deadly predator after it had snatched the pooch from the bank.

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  9. Heartbreaking pictures show remains of Manchester Dogs' Home after blaze killed over 60 petsRead the original story

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... anaconda from the water and kept it in his bath before releasing it away six miles away from his community in French Guiana The X Factor boss has donated 25,000 to the home after Thursday's arson attack and pledged a further 10,000 for a holiday to ...

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  10. Say hello to the adorable baby wombat that's safe and well thanks to rescuersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... anaconda from the water and kept it in his bath before releasing it away six miles away from his community in French Guiana The young animal was taken in to the Chipembele Wildlife Education Trust where Paul O'Grady featured him on the third episode ...

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  11. Maths teacher captures massive 17ft anaconda after it ate his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Maths teacher captures massive 17ft anaconda after it ate his friend's dog - before putting it in the BATH overnight and then releasing it six miles away A maths teacher waded into a shallow river and captured a 17ft anaconda hours after it snatched his friend's dog from the bank. Sebastien Bascoules, who lives in Matoury, French Guiana, hauled the 175lb snake onto land in nearby Montsinery, after a friend phoned him with news of his beloved pet, Minus.

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  12. French overseas territories likely to receive LTE auction details by year-endRead the original story

    Thursday | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Reunion-based website Clicanoo quotes a joint statement from Emmanuel Macron, the Minister of Economy, Industrial Renewal and Information Technology, Overseas Minister George Pau-Langevin and Secretary of State for Digital Affairs Axelle Lemaire as saying: 'The new frequencies allocated to Reunion, Mayotte, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthelemy will enable telecom operators to offer them better 3G broadband services, and, for the first time, to offer their customers 4G mobile broadband.' To proceed, the government needs to approve the draft specification document drawn up by Arcep, but the trio are optimistic of progress before the end of the year.

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  13. French Guiana Fortified Wine Market: New market analysis releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | PR-inside.com

    The report presents detailed historic and forecast data on the Fortified Wine consumption trends in French Guiana, offering consumption volume and value at market and category level. Bringing together research, modeling, and analysis expertise to develop uniquely detailed market data, it allows both foreign and domestic companies to identify the market dynamics of overall spirits sales, and remain sensitive to those categories that will be in the ascendency in the coming years.

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  14. Hunting restrictions for tapirs may not be enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Science Daily

    Lowland tapir populations may continue to drop in French Guiana, despite recent restrictions on hunting. Researchers reviewed data retrieved from camera traps in the Nouragues National Reserve over the last four years and compared this data to current harvest rates in the region.

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  15. St. Martin's GDP per inhabitant lowest of all French territoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Daily Herald

    ... euros, Martinique 20,655 euros, Guadeloupe 18,919 euros, Polynesia 18,867 euros, Reunion 18,549 euros, and French Guiana 14,893 euros. GDP is one of the primary economic indicators that gauge the country's health and represents the total dollar ...

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  16. Billboard battle rages in final push for votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... a prefix between +966 and +221. So +593 or +594, then: except they've already been snaffled by Ecuador and French Guiana. But +999 is unassigned. The UK, as the inventor of the postage stamp, has the unique distinction of being able to omit the ...

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  17. Brazil reports first locally acquired chikungunya casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Crofs Blogs

    ... Jarbas Barbosa, secretary of health surveillance in the ministry. Wikipedia tells me AmapA state borders on French Guiana, which has been dealing with chikungunya since sometime last spring. So now chikungunya can begin to move southward across ...

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  18. First domestic case of chikungunya in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... as well as west. Brazil's cases emerged in Oiapoque municipality in the northern region of Amapa, bordering French Guiana, where cases have also been reported. The Brazilian health ministry said the two sufferers appeared not to have traveled abroad ...

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  19. Final Meeting of GLAD Partnership ProjectRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | FarmingUK

    The partnership included representatives from the UK, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Turkey and French Guiana. Phil Ridley, WNSC Enterprise and Development Manager, commented "The partnership brought together six countries with a diverse range of rural circumstances, different actors and stakeholders directly involved in rural development."

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  20. Scotland independence: Who gets Jim Naughtie and will pillar boxes be painted blue?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Independent

    ... a prefix between +966 and +221. So +593 or +594, then: except they've already been snaffled by Ecuador and French Guiana. But +999 is unassigned, and has an urgent memorability to it. The UK, as the inventor of the postage stamp, has the unique ...

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