The minister is expected at the end of the day in Pointe-à-Pitre, where he is to meet the local actors. He will do the same in Martinique on Tuesday.
His absence was criticized, he was dispatched there. The Minister of Overseas Affairs, Sébastien Lecornu, takes off on Sunday, November 28, for Guadeloupe and Martinique, according to information from the political service of France Televisions. He will land at the end of the day in Pointe-à-Pitre, where he will meet on Monday, at the sub-prefecture of Guadeloupe, the political, union and economic actors of the island. “We want to see how the recent announcements have infused”, confides a relative of the minister. We will discuss the vaccination obligation of caregivers postponed to December 31, 1,000 additional youth jobs or even debate opened on Friday on the autonomy of Guadeloupe.
“Everyone must face up to their responsibilities, we say to the Ministry of Overseas. We cannot refuse the vaccination obligation while wanting to remain a department. “” If we want to free ourselves from the law of the Republic, then we must go to the end of its logic and that Guadeloupe is no longer a French department “, explains an advisor.
Sébastien Lecornu will then fly to Martinique where he will also meet with local elected officials and union representatives in Fort-de-France on Tuesday. He will be back in Paris on Wednesday morning to attend the Council of Ministers at the Elysée.