Wednesday, 8th February 2023

Martinique: years later, the fight against Chlordecone persists

By France24
09 January 2023   |   3:36 pm
The Paris Prosecutor's Office has just dismissed a case on chlordecone, a pesticide which has been widely used in banana plantations in the French Caribbean for nearly 20 years. The pesticide, which is deemed to be very toxic, according to French Health authorities is believed to have contaminated around 90 percent of the human population of Guadeloupe and Martinique. Many are still paying a high price.


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