The appeal trial of Dr Olivier Peres began this Monday 3 April. The former head of the hospital’s orthopaedic department is accused of murdering his neighbour in September 2018 on the Tina golf course in Noumea. In March...Read More
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...Read More
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the floor space of a collective cell must not be less than 3 m2 . If this is the case, the European Court alleges a violation of the European Convention on Human Rights and...Read More
Since mid-September, no one can pass their driver’s license examination in Wallis and Futuna....Read More
- Former Caledonian High Commissioner at the Elysée Palace
Former haussaire Patrice Faure has been appointed to the strategic position of director of the Élysée cabinet. The new arrival is a 56-year-old former non-commissioned officer who worked for the DGSE (secret service). He was prefect in the Morbihan region and above all high commissioner of the Republic in New Caledonia, where he was responsible for organizing the referendum on self-determination. He greeted the French President in French Guiana in 2017 with a resounding: "The problem with the French administration is that there are more underpants than balls!