In Reunion, the postcards all in control of Elisabeth Borne
Elisabeth Borne, Friday, in a vanilla plantation in Sainte Rose. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP REPORTING…
Elisabeth Borne, Friday, in a vanilla plantation in Sainte Rose. EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP
REPORTING – From a colorful market to a vanilla plantation, the Prime Minister tried Friday to dodge her opponents on the second day of her visit to the Indian Ocean.
Special envoy to Saint Pierre, Saint Joseph and Sainte Rose (Reunion)
The pans of the tropics are not numerous but they irritate a prime minister in search of another story. For his second day of travel to Reunion, Elisabeth Borne mustered up his courage on Friday morning. Twenty-four hours later His arrival, the time has finally come to exchange first handshakes with onlookers in a street of Saint-Pierre, a town in the south-west of the island. Quickly interrupted by slogans that fuse, carried by a meager dozen people. “Retirement at 60, we fought to win it, we will fight to keep it”. The outline of an exchange with an FO trade unionist was aborted by the intervention of Matignon security, which pushed back the head of government and the somewhat virulent opponent.
The day had started under the best auspices. In the old Creole house that usually serves as the summer residence of the prefect, the chef…