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  1. New territorial archives and Media Library inauguratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    The brand new building in Concordia that houses both the Territorial Archives and the Media Library was officially inaugurated Monday in the presence of elected officials, Director of the National Archives of France attached to the Ministry of Culture Herve Lemoine, Director of the Archives Department in Guadeloupe Anne Lebel and numerous invited guests from both sides of the island. Guests included principals of the colleges and schools, representatives of supervising contractor Semsamar, subcontractors, architects, representatives of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library, the Anguilla library, as well as employees and management of the Territorial Archives and Media Library.

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  2. Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes France's Guadeloupe: USGSRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Reuters

    A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck the Basse-Terre island of the France's Guadeloupe archipelago in the Antilles on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It said the quake's epicenter was located three miles northwest of Lamentin on Basse-Terre and was 69.5 miles deep.

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  3. Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes France's Guadeloupe -USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... cookies. WASHINGTON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck the Basse-Terre island of the France's Guadeloupe archipelago in the Antilles on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It said the quake's epicenter was located three miles ...

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  4. Maragnes family clings to hope missing son is aliveRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    ... wrong; he was on very good terms with us and his sister. He was going to be with us for Christmas and New Year in Guadeloupe. Why would he come to St. Martin to run away? It does not make any sense." The family said it is difficult to determine how ...

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  5. Maragnes family clings to hope missing son is aliveRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    ... wrong; he was on very good terms with us and his sister. He was going to be with us for Christmas and New Year in Guadeloupe. Why would he come to St. Martin to run away? It does not make any sense." The family said it is difficult to determine how ...

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  6. Holiday stress, alcohol increase intimate violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Trinidad Guardian

    The tremendous pressure of dealing with "the most wonderful time" of the year with the gathering of friends and family, increased Christmas events, decorating, entertaining, cooking, and increased drinking takes a toll on the best among us. For people living with mental illness, for any amount of reasons, it could be the most nerve-racking time of the year.

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  7. New territorial archives and Media Library inauguratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Daily Herald

    The brand new building in Concordia that houses both the Territorial Archives and the Media Library was officially inaugurated Monday in the presence of elected officials, Director of the National Archives of France attached to the Ministry of Culture HervA Lemoine, Director of the Archives Department in Guadeloupe Anne Lebel and numerous invited guests from both sides of the island. Guests included principals of the collA ges and schools, representatives of supervising contractor Semsamar, subcontractors, architects, representatives of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library, the Anguilla library, as well as employees and management of the Territorial Archives and Media Library.

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  8. Reluctant solo sailor wins Route du Rhom classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | CNN

    A transatlantic single-handed yacht race, the Route du Rhum takes places every four years. The course runs between Saint Malo, Brittany, France and Pointe-A -Pitre, Guadeloupe.

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  9. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston given a standing ovation at Route du Rhum ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Portsmouth Today

    BRITISH adventurer and Clipper Race founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston has been presented with his Route du Rhum - Destination Guadeloupe prize at a ceremony in Paris. He was welcomed with a standing ovation by his fellow skippers at the prizegiving at the Salon Nautique in Paris on Saturday afternoon.

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  10. Five local alternatives to Black FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Best of New Orleans

    Sure, you could set up camp outside a big-box retailer to scoop up the Black Friday deals. Or you could sleep in and do your shopping at a number of December holiday events, where locally made gifts, free-flowing booze and live entertainment are often part of the package.

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  11. 10Best: Caribbean getaway cruisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | USA Today

    ... as the small ships explore quaint ports such as Jost Van Dyke, St. Barts and Terre-De-Haut on Iles des Saintes (Guadeloupe). Don't miss the iconic experience of "Caviar in the Surf," where you can literally eat caviar in your bathing suit. Fares ...

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  12. Sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston 'ecstatic' with podium placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Daily Echo

    HAMPSHIRE sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston says he is "ecstatic" with his third place finish in the Transatlantic solo Route du Rhum challenege. Sir Robin crossed the finish line on his Open 60 Grey Power at Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, at 4.52pm local time/8.52pm GMT last night after 20 days, 7 hours, 52 minutes and 22 seconds at sea.

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  13. Sir Robin Knox-Johnston race success - 45 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    ... The pensioner, who was the oldest participant, last competed in the 3,542-mile race from St Malo, France, to Guadeloupe in the Caribbean in 1982 in his 70ft catamaran Olympus. And this was his first solo race since his Velux 5 Oceans ...

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  14. Sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston "ecstatic" with podium placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Daily Echo

    HAMPSHIRE sailing legend Sir Robin Knox-Johnston says he is "ecstatic" with his third place finish in the Transatlantic solo Route du Rhum challenege. Sir Robin crossed the finish line on his Open 60 Grey Power at Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe, at 4.52pm local time/8.52pm GMT last night after 20 days, 7 hours, 52 minutes and 22 seconds at sea.

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  15. Progress slow in Haitia s isle of ill-contentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Newly installed solar-powered street lamps stand as a beacon of hope, lighting up the rocky terrain as idle bulldozers collect dust along the lush mountainside. In a nearby village, a new public square slowly rises out of the red dirt, but local cooks working at a poorly financed community restaurant struggle to keep hunger at bay.

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  16. Photo gallery: Haiti's isle of ill-contentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    Months after Haiti's government launched an emergency intervention on Ile de la Tortue, their promises have not tempered the desperation that has led some islanders to risk their lives in clandestine voyages in search of a better life. Workers off the beach in the village of Basse-Terre along the southeastern coast of Ile de la Tortue in the northwest region of Haiti attempt to fix a damaged boat in early October 2014.

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  17. Sir Robin takes third place in transatlantic raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | ITV

    ... sea. The pensioner, who was the oldest participant, last competed in the 3,542-mile race from St Malo, France, to Guadeloupe in the Caribbean in 1982 in his 70ft catamaran Olympus. And this is his first solo race since his Velux 5 Oceans ...

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  18. Podium finish for Sir Robin Knox-Johnston at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Portsmouth Today

    ... The pensioner, who was the oldest participant, last competed in the 3,542-mile race from St Malo, France, to Guadeloupe in the Caribbean in 1982 in his 70ft catamaran Olympus. And this is his first solo race since his Velux 5 Oceans circumnavigation ...

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  19. Woman, 42, killed by lover; suspect in hidingRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Trinadad Express

    A 42-year-old Moruga woman was stabbed to death yesterday by a man she was living with. Alicia Sydney, of Basse Terre Village, was stabbed multiple times in the chest and abdomen, police said.

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  20. NOPD investigating two double shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ORLEANS POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING TWO DOUBLE SHOOTINGS. ONE HAPPENED IN THE 13-HUNDRED BLOCK OF FRENCHMEN.

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