Citrus Government: Darmanin, Volcano & Weather

On the front page of this Tuesday, August 8, 2023: – Massive importation and overproduction put pei citrus fruits on the carpet – In the government, everyone is now doing their own thing – Darmanin announces that he is dissolving the Civitas organization – 36th day of eruption for Piton de la Fournaise – La pa Météo France i di, sé zot i di – Between rain and sunny spells

Massive importation and overproduction bring down pei citrus fruits

Lemons, mandarins, tangors… In Reunion, the citrus sector has more than 230 producers spread over 400 hectares. But while the season is in full swing, the producers themselves are overwhelmed by tons of fruit, unable or barely able to sell them. Among the reasons mentioned, simultaneous production for all farmers over a short seasonality (July-August and early September) and especially imports, a major concern for producers.

In government, everyone is now doing their own thing

Is there anyone who pilots in the government? Since the reshuffle, everyone seems to do a little in their own way. And whether or not we agree with Emmanuel Macron’s policy, the liberties taken by his ministers and secretaries of state are rather worrying. And the public disavowals of each other do not help the situation.

Darmanin announces the dissolution of the Civitas organization

Gérald Darmanin announced that he had asked his services to “instruct the dissolution” of Civitas, a far-right party bringing together fundamentalist traditionalist Catholics, condemning the request for “forfeiture of nationality for Jews” formulated at the University of summer of the organization.

36th day of eruption for Piton de la Fournaise

The Piton de la Fournaise celebrates its 36 days of eruption this Tuesday, August 8, 2023. Given the bad weather conditions. For the past few days, volcanologists have not been able to make lava flow estimates but “a small partial thinning that occurred in the middle of last night allowed visual feedback showing glows at the level of the active lava field in the Grandes Pentes” notes the volcanological observatory. On the other hand “no visual return of the eruptive cone could be obtained” say the scientists again

La pa Météo France i di, sé zot i di – Between rain and sunny spells

This Tuesday, August 8, 2023, Matante Rosina opens her window to a beautiful blue sky in the east this morning. Looking towards the side of the volcano, she observes some small rains. Elsewhere the weather is sunny. In the afternoon, it is possible that the western highs will find themselves in the rain while the coasts retain the sun. The sea is still choppy and the wind is still strong.

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