French West Indies

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French West Indies:

see West IndiesWest Indies,
archipelago, between North and South America, curving c.2,500 mi (4,020 km) from Florida to the coast of Venezuela and separating the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic Ocean.
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Site: La Creole Beach Hotel & Spa, BP 61 97190, Gosier, Guadeloupe, French West Indies; contact
Pitre (urology department, University of the French West Indies and Guiana) and from the Center for Analytical Research and Technology (University of LiAege, Belgique) conducted a research programme of 709 consecutive incident cases of prostate cancer and 723 controls without prostate cancer to test the hypothesis.
After a troubled year of arrests, rehab and drug rumours, the Mean Girls actress showed off her golden tan on a friend's yacht off the coast of luxurious St Barts in the French West Indies, where temperatures are in the 70s.
Barths, French West Indies, the couple resides in Atlanta, Georgia, where the groom is co-owner of his cosmetic dental practice, Atlanta Dental Spa.
Itineraries [ETH] all eight days long [ETH] include: The Bahamas [ETH] the Abaco Islands, including Great Guana Cay and Man-O-War Cay, and quaint towns such as Treasure Cay and Hope Town; French West Indies and Dutch Antilles [ETH] St.
SeaDream Yacht Club has cut the cost of a Caribbean cruise through the French West Indies and Virgin Islands in November from pounds 4,590 to pounds 2,025, while Viking River Cruises offers 'Imperial Jewels of China' trips from pounds 2,135 - reduced by pounds 1,000.
He has worked for five-star properties in the French West Indies, France, Canada, Qatar, Oman, Lebanon and Bahrain throughout his career.
CRUISE TYPE: All-gay cruise, mainly men; guest capacity 150 HIGHLIGHTS: Welcome 2008 from the balmy waters of lles des Saintes, Guadeloupe, and start the year in style, sailing through the British and French West Indies with 149 other discerning passengers.
I'VE just returned from a week's holiday to St Barth's in the French West Indies.
St Martin and St Barthelemy, two islands in the French West Indies, are favourites with the stars.
However, there should have also been inclusion of a study on the vibrant slave trade in the French West Indies and the role of the Dutch in the ignominious trafficking of slaves.