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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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sobre el cielo y las aguas de la bahia de Pointe-a-Pitre.
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. He was a tax agent and union member returning home from protests.
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.