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(French pwɛ̃tapitrə)
(Placename) the chief port of Guadeloupe, on SW Grande-Terre Island in the Caribbean. Pop: 17 541 (2006)


(Fr. pwɛ̃ taˈpi trə)

a seaport on central Guadeloupe, in the E West Indies. 25,310.
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Contract notice: title:Construction Of A Building Of 47 Logts And 9 Businesses Quay Lefebvre Ex Cgss City Of Pointe-A-Pitre.
Flights will operate three times a week out of Fort Lauderdale and twice weekly out of Providence to Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Continuing a series of volumes documenting Caribbean Studies Association conferences, political scientists and sociologists present eight papers from the May-June conference in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe "Unpacking Caribbean Citizenship(s): Rights, Participation, and Belonging.
On June 28, the patient was transferred to the university medical center at Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe.
Two new routes will commence June 1 between SJU and Aime Cesaire Airport de Fort-de-France in Martinique (FDF) and the Pointe-a-Pitre Intl Airport in Guadeloupe (PTP).
uk, 08453 670 670) has a seven-night stay at La Caravelle, Pointe-a-Pitre from PS988pp, ex-Manchester April 6.
sobre el cielo y las aguas de la bahia de Pointe-a-Pitre.
542 milles entre Saint-Malo et Pointe-a-Pitre en Guadeloupe, les manoeuvres sont en effet frequentes.
The move comes after Jacques Bino, a 50-year-old union activist, was shot dead after driving his car near a roadblock manned by armed youths in Pointe-a-Pitre, the island's largest town, officials said.
Seven dash 300ERs in three-class configuration will gradually replace 747s, and by 2007 Fort-de-France, Pointe-a-Pitre and Saint Denis will have a dedicated fleet of 777s equipped with in-seat digital IFE.
Watched by tens of thousands of spectators, Derbyshire-born MacArthur sailed across the Pointe-a-Pitre finish line to win the 60ft monohull class of the race in 13 days, 13 hours and 47 minutes.
During this festival, professional chefs and skilled amateurs parade in traditional Creole costumes, dance the beguine through the narrow streets of Pointe-a-Pitre and then show off their culinary skills during this all-day feast.