Archive by month of publication: August 2021

THE DIFFERENT CULTS AT THE MEETING

CATHOLIC WORSHIP Catholicism is the most widely practiced religion. Successive arrivals are often baptized ex officio. There are about 70 churches all over the island. Some are famous, like that of Notre-Dame des Laves, which was almost destroyed by an eruption, or that of Sainte-Anne, which served as the backdrop for a film by […]

Batay roosters - A passion and a country tradition

“COUNTRY” TRADITION The “batay-coqs” although legally prohibited, remains tolerated in the name of the patrimonial value (law of 1964). Raised, pampered and trained like real athletes, these roosters represent a real economic interest for their owners. Which explains why even if the fighting is bloody, there is rarely a fatal outcome. The […]

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