Category: French Polynesia

The Marquesas change their name The Marquesas archipelago will henceforth be called Te Henua Enata (Land of Men, in Marquesan). The six mayors, as well as the academics, agreed, respecting the names of the North (Te Henua Enana)...

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  • One kilo of cocaine seized in Noumea
    On 8 February, two men aged 45 and 48 living in New Caledonia were arrested by the police. Customs seized one kilo of cocaine hidden in a postal parcel. The investigators also seized one gram of ecstasy. The two traffickers had been under surveillance for some time. They had picked up a parcel at the post office in which the drugs were hidden in a small portable enclosure. The police are now working hard to find the dealers' customers. This is the largest cocaine seizure in Caledonia in recent years.

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