This week we’re waving goodbye to our trusty 2CV and taking to the air, heading almost 7,000 kilometres across the Atlantic to the Caribbean archipelago of Guadeloupe. Residents of Guadeloupe are of course French citizens and send representatives to parliament. But many Guadeloupeans are furious at what they see as entrenched mistreatment by authorities in Paris, citing everything from lower salaries and higher fuel prices than on the mainland, to crumbling infrastructure. Almost one in 20 French voters live in overseas France. How might their frustrations shape the outcome of the 2022 election?
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