The tsunami warning was triggered for two hours on May 19 in New Caledonia after a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.7. It was detected about 300 km off the archipelago. Civil security has called on coastal residents to take shelter. There was no damage or injuries.

In Mayotte, the judiciary has given the green light to a major destruction of slums. Operation Wuambushu can therefore resume. A decision that came on the day of the resumption of links to the Comoros, after three weeks of suspension. Only returning volunteers were to be on board. The editorial staff of the Mayotte La 1ère channel has noted another reality.

Unvaccinated health workers suspended can officially return to work since May 15. At the University Hospital of Guadeloupe, 90 caregivers returned in a peaceful climate. Their suspension had provoked an insurrectionary crisis.

Their impacts are small, but real. According to Inserm, French nuclear tests in Polynesia are responsible for thyroid cancer – in 2.3% of cases. This is the first study to use confidential military reports, declassified in 2013. An encouragement for victims' associations to continue their legal battle.

In Reunion Island, an organic garden has taken up residence at the agricultural fair of Bras-Panon to teach the little ones to recognize and appreciate the fruits and vegetables of the Reunion region.

It is one of the largest concentrations of migratory birds in the world: on sunny days, they come to breed by the thousands on the Grand Colombier site, in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon. The site is home to the largest colony of migratory birds in France.

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