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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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Author affiliation: Central University Hospital, Pointe-a-Pitre, Gaudeloupe, France
Sebastian Walker, Al Jazeera's correspondent in Pointe-a-Pitre, the island's largest town, said the protesters were complaining that they had been ignored by the French government for many years.
Air Caribes is based in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, and operates nearly 100 daily flights in the Caribbean; from Belem, Brazil, in the south, to Havana, Cuba, in the north.
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.
Guadeloupe - In the second quarter of 1998, construction was slowed by longer than expected administrative procedures for securing of a municipal authorization in the Pointe-a-Pitre region.
The codeshare agreement allows American to place its code on Seaborne's flights between San Juan (SJU) and Dominica(DOM), Fort-de-France, Martinique (FDF), Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe (PTP), Tortola, British Virgin Islands (EIS), Vieques,Puerto Rico (VQS) and Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands (VIJ).
Seaborne Airlines announced new non-stop service from Luis Munoz Marin Airport to three new airports in the Caribbean -- Melville Hall Airport in Dominica, the Aime Cesaire Airport de Fort-de-France in Martinique, and the Pointe-a-Pitre Intl Airport in Guadeloupe -- starting April 1, reports News Is My Business (Feb.
Al Jazeera's Sebastian Walker in Pointe-a-Pitre, the island's largest town, said on Friday "a sense of normalcy" had returned to the island after weeks of clashes that have left at least one person dead.
The protester, Jacques Bino in his 50s, was apparently shot in his car by rioters manning barricades on a housing estate in Pointe-a-Pitre.
The 777's world-famous comfort, range and flexibility make it ideally suited for leisure routes like Paris to Reunion, Pointe-a-Pitre and Fort de France," said Marlin Dailey, vice president of Sales for Europe and Central Asia, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
Institut Pasteur, Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, French West Indies; ([dagger]) Wadsworth Center, Albany, New York, USA; ([double dagger]) National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands; ([section]) Public Health Research Institute, New York, New York, USA; ([paragraph]) National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam; (#) General Infirmary, Leeds, U.