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Heavy rains suddenly fell on several municipalities on the island of Reunion overnight from Wednesday to Thursday causing flooding.

The intensity of the phenomenon surprised even Météo France, which switched the north and east of the island to orange vigilance shortly after 11 p.m.

The emergency services have multiplied the interventions.

Families were evacuated.

In Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, the floating body of a man was discovered in the port of Saint-Pierre.

An investigation is opened to determine the circumstances of the death.

It is a rare fact in the rather peaceful archipelago

In French Guiana, the establishment of a road checkpoint in Saint Laurent du Maroni near the border with Surinam has provoked the anger of local residents.

They denounce the increase in insecurity.

Clandestines and traffickers circumvent this border post without difficulty.

The application of the Marquesas Islands to the world heritage was submitted this Tuesday, January 24 to Unesco.

This means that France is convinced of the outstanding universal value of the Marquesas Islands.

Emmanuel Macron had visibly been impressed by the welcome the Marquesans gave him in July 2021. It will now be a matter of convincing the World Heritage Committee of the assets of the Marquesas Islands, this is our file of the week.

We are staying in Polynesia, in Moorea more precisely, where a large supermarket chain will soon be set up.

The island, best known for its heavenly beaches, will host this new 800 square meter business.

The local population hopes for jobs for its young people and lower prices.

Pointe-à-Pitre and its traditional buildings conceal architectural treasures.

A national delegation from the order of architects is interested in it.

She is currently staying in Guadeloupe.

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