The essence of Caledonian news this morning: the Fête de la musique, the Covid point but also the dangers of the CMV, the post-legislature period, the loyalist confederation formed or gold in the long jump in Saipan’s mini-games.
Indoor and outdoor concerts, the music festival warmed up yesterday’s chilly evening at several venues across the country. Find our snapshot from images taken in Noumea, Dumbéa or Mont-Dore. And it’s not over yet.
- Today, Ritchy Uluika is performing at 1 p.m. at Dumbéa Mediathek. Then it happens in the Parcours du cœur, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with Joyful Sound and Noix d’amour.
- Koné offers a downtown pedestrian street from 1:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with free stage, singing and acoustic music, karaoke and various booths.
- And at 18:30 at the Nouméa Art Center Rock atmosphere with Nico Manroe Machine and Kharma Legal (subject to availability).
More complete program there.
Tuesday is also Covid Point Day. He tells us that in one week 485 new cases were detected or 696 cases were considered active. And that the incidence rate over seven consecutive days is 179 per 100,000 population, up from 143 the week before.
Now let’s move on to the thorny issue of infections during pregnancy. Vaccination has reduced the risk of complications from rubella and chickenpox for pregnant women. Particular attention is paid to toxoplasmosis and listeriosis. But cytomegalovirus is an exception. However, it can damage the liver and brain of the fetus and lead to stunted growth. Testimony heard on our antennas.
So politics after the parliamentary elections. After the campaign and then the victory, Philippe Dunoyer begins another marathon that will be renewed in the first constituency: the formation of the new Legislative Assembly, which will begin next week. Re-elected with 66% of the votes cast, he was a guest on the television news last night before being hosted on the morning’s guest.
Together will settle into the New Caledonian political landscape. The so-called confederation of four loyalist parties saw its statutes published yesterday. Built for the general election, it is indeed meant to last. It remains to convince the sympathizers and militants of the founding parties. Hear it on our antennas today
Four senators who make up the fact-finding mission on New Caledonia’s institutional future will begin their policy talks with local stakeholders this week. They will meet leaders of factions in Congress and party leaders, among others. This fact-finding mission is far from the first to investigate the case of New Caledonia since the signing of the Nouméa Accords.
The teaching of Kanak culture and languages in schools in the Loyalty Islands now has a framework. The advice was voted on by the island’s province’s elected officials yesterday morning. The old text from 2006 no longer takes into account the new programs and the provincial education project. This consideration clearly defines the organization of the teaching of this discipline.
In Congress, public session of the Standing Committee. The previous one was not held due to lack of a quorum. Go to Boulevard Vauban at 2pm today for a draft text on the status of paramedics or another on building standards.
The Caledonian Road Safety Council meets at Government this afternoon. It must define the strategic orientations to combat road safety. By bringing together the President of the Executive Branch, the Magistrate, the Member of Government in charge of the sector, the Prosecutor, the President of Congress, the Commander of the Gendarmerie, the Territorial Director of the National Police and the Director of the DITTT. Thirty people have been killed on our roads this time of year since the beginning of the year.
What do coach Kunié Kombouaré and High Commissioner Patrice Faure have in common? Both have just attained the rank of officer in the National Order of Merit. Four other Caledonian personalities received the knighthood: the general secretary of the house sariat Rémi Bastille, Sonia Togna, who works for the cause of women, the general director of RRB Elizabeth Nouar and the doctor Mathieu Série.
In the Northern Mariana Islands, New Caledonian athletes now compete in seven disciplines. Yesterday, the Cagous continued the medal harvest. See you into the night with this long jump gold from Marvin Delaunay-Belleville. The Cagou rowers won silver in the men’s V6 over 1,500 and 500 meters and silver and bronze in the women’s V6. Weightlifter Sylvain Duclos has won bronze three times.
Good harvest also for the cagous, who set out for the French Championships in Disabled Athletics. The competition ended this weekend in Auch. A total of nine medals, four of them gold, with Pierre Fairbank in the 400m and 800m wheelchair, Vitolio Kavakava in the wheelchair javelin and Félicien Siapo in the walking javelin.
Unforgettable weekend in Budapest for Noic Garioud. The ICF World Champion has won gold in the Stand Up Paddle World Cup three times. In the sprint, then over the long haul during the technical race.
And in Caledonia, the Groupama race has been circling the west coast since yesterday and facing the wind. The Grand Passage, the northernmost point, was crossed by most crews during the day. Yesterday afternoon, rush hour was in front, followed byantipodes and Homage to the Oceans. At the top of the provisional classification in corrected time are the monohulls BCI Brer Fox, Axis Untouchable and Tosot air conditioning.