Black lesbian eco-feminists fight for victims of Caribbean pesticide poisoning

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08/17/2023

Over 90 percent of the population of Guadeloupe and Martinique is contaminated by a pesticide, chlordecone (Kepone), which was used on banana plantations from 1972 to 1993 with the acquiescence of French health authorities who were well aware of its toxicity for humans. Today, Guadeloupe and Martinique have the highest rates of prostate cancer in the world.

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