Forever France in the Caribbean

There is a little corner of the northern Caribbean that is forever France, a speck of an island with an area of just 8.3 square miles, where you might be forgiven for thinking you were still in Europe.

24th December, 2005

There is a little corner of the northern Caribbean that is forever France, a speck of an island with an area of just 8.3 square miles, where you might be forgiven for thinking you were still in Europe.

It may be 5,000 miles from the motherland, but the French island of St Barthélemy, to give it its proper name, is technically part of the European Union.

Its currency is the euro, its lingua franca French...

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