Tag: Martinique

Banana Growers On Guadeloupe, Martinique Poisoned By A Carcinogenic Pesticide

BASSE-TERRE — The results of a French parliamentary commission of inquiry into the use of the carcinogenic pesticide chlordecone in the Guadeloupe and Martinique show that the government “consistently failed” to respond to environmental and health warnings over two decades. “First we were enslaved. Then we were poisoned.” That’s how many on Martinique see the […]