Of guadalupe, the shrine of our lady of guadalupe, mexico's patron saint, is located in mexico city and is the site of annual pilgrimage for hundreds of thousands of people, many of them peasants throughout mexico are thousands of catholic churches, convents, pilgrimage sites, and shrines. The groupe d'organisation nationale de la guadeloupe was formed in the mid-1960s in the early 1970s the independentist party—the union pour la libération de la guadeloupe—was founded, and in 1981 the mouvement populaire pour une guadeloupe indépendante was created. From 1759 through 1763, during the seven years' war, the britain took control of the island, and the main city pointe-à-pitre was established during these years the sugar industry on the island was highly profitable and worth £6 million a year. Guadeloupe timeline covering an arranged chronological timetable of key events within a particular historical period - by worldatlascom. Guadeloupe, overseas département and overseas region of france consisting of a group of islands in the lesser antilles chain in the eastern caribbean seathe nearest neighbours of the principal islands are the british overseas territory of montserrat to the northwest and the republic of dominica to the south.
Guadeloupe - region of guadeloupe the region of guadeloupe is an archipelago located in the eastern caribbean sea at 16°15′n 61°35′w, with a total area of 1,780 square kilometres (687 sq mi) it is an overseas department and an overseas region of france. Guadeloupe is home to a cultural mix that is very unique - one that developed from the forced combination of african and french islanders one of the many aspects that developed from this combination is a local style of dress. Guadeloupe was also one of the islands originally discovered by christopher columbus in 1493 history from 700 bc until 1000 ad, guadeloupe served as a home to different populations, including amerindians who traveled from venezuela by their pirogues.
Guadeloupe has been a french possession since 1635 and a department of france since 1946 in july 2000, the population was estimated at 426,493 people the economy depends heavily on tourism but requires substantial aid from france. The virgin of guadalupe is the patron saint of mexico she is depicted with brown skin, an angel and moon at her feet and rays of sunlight that encircle her when did she first appear according. Brief history of guadeloupe: christopher columbus landed on guadeloupe during his second voyage to the new world in 1493 columbus also found the pineapple when he was on guadeloupe. Guadeloupe is an archipelago of over a dozen islands that combine to offer travelers a wealth of attractions from deserted beaches to soaring mountains.
A brief history christopher columbus landed on guadeloupe on november 4, 1493 though originally called karukéra (island of beautiful waters) by the carib indians, columbus named the island after the famous sanctuary of santa maria de guadalupe de estremadura. Our lady of guadalupe - guadalupe, mexico (1531) patroness of the americas feast day in the usa - december 12th the opening of the new world brought with it both fortune-seekers and religious preachers desiring to convert the native populations to the christian faith.
Guadeloupe / a brief history christopher columbus landed on guadeloupe on november 4, 1493 though originally called karukéra (island of beautiful waters) by the carib indians, columbus named the island after the famous sanctuary of santa maria de guadalupe de estremadura. Guadalupe island history guadalupe island is more than just great white shark diving its remote location in the pacific has made it a unique biological laboratory for wildlife and history. Guadeloupe from precolumbian times until today the first inhabitants several hundred years before christ were the arawaks, an indian tribe, peaceful, but highly developed fishermen. The guadeloupe islands, the ultimate french caribbean experience discover « karukera », the islands of the beautiful waters, the french caribbean archipelago.
Guadeloupe history, travel and tourism guadeloupe ebook and book, guadeloupe travel guide, guadeloupe island, guadeloupe map, guadeloupe tourism introduction guadeloupe is an archipelago of eight inhabited islands in the lesser antilles, between the tropical atlantic and the caribbean sea. Guadalupe history although guadalupe didn't incorporate until 1975, our history dates back to 1907 guadalupe is home to three cultures - with one of those cultures being the yaqui indians. The treaty of guadalupe hidalgo, signed on february 2, 1848, ended the mexican-american war in favor of the united states the war had begun almost two years earlier, in may 1846, over a.
Like many of the caribbean islands, guadeloupe has a complex history but this island has consistently remained under french control the name guadeloupe also applies to a french department in the caribbean that has been staked out for much of modern history. Guadeloupe also continues to host the orange open guadeloupe tennis tournament (since 2011) and the tour of guadeloupe sailing, which was founded in 1981 transport [ edit ] on 9 september 2013 the county government voted in favour of constructing a tramway in pointe-à-pitre. History from the day he was named bishop of the diocese of la crosse, cardinal raymond leo burke reflected upon and prayed about the pastoral needs of the entire diocese he spoke about his concern both for the family, which has suffered so many assaults in recent times, and about the violence which more and more marks american culture.