Saint-Pierre (AFP) – Francois Hollande continued its conquest of the French operation from citizens of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, who booked her a warm welcome balm to the heart of a president after a difficult year but deemed useful for further five years.
Of course, all the inhabitants of this archipelago in the North Atlantic had not voted for him in 2012 (he had collected 65.3%), but All were grateful to see make the trip to find out what “piece de France” and its approximately 6,000 residents.
From the hospital of St. Peter to the hall of Miquelon-Langlade, M . Holland welcomed hundreds of citizens. “You have warm hands here!” Said he launched in the cold of the northern winter.
Wednesday in the morning, he will fly to the city where the climate is milder but where the polls are the effect of a biting wind: 17% (+ 4%) in popularity, according to the latest poll Ifop for the JDD. Or a poll ViaVoice for Libération where he arrived in 16th place, tied with Christiane Taubira and Nicolas Dupont-Aignan
The year 2014 has been rough. For people without a view to improvement on the unemployment front, for the majority who lost three elections (municipal, European and Senate) to the president who had to reshuffle his government and twice to face the ire of his former partner Valerie Trierweiler.
In the presidential entourage, the many reforms is emphasized (responsibility pact, vocational training, lower taxes on income, land reform), the results are “still limited” and he s’ will rejoice when they are “net, free and sustainable”
-. ‘We approach 2017′ -.
“Accept is necessary in a competition Being the offensive, this is what saves, “he told Francois Hollande on the sidelines of his trip overseas, in reference to the many challenges in the second part of five years.
” 2015 will be different: it will not be the same themes, not the same context, we approach 2017, “said the head of state, which is” in the conquest, dynamics and movement “
<. p> And if the departmental elections (March) and regional (late 2015), ahead perilous for the left, the Elysee believes that this will not affect the five-year nor the confidence of the President in his prime minister, Manuel Valls, unless major problem with the parliamentary majority.
“You have to keep the schedule and be in the initiative. For several months, our proposals is the public debate “, welcomed Mr. Holland.” I’m not just resist, I say. “
The new year s will open on the law “growth and activity” carried by Emmanuel Macron, the last major economic project that will make the bridge to other courses, over into the field of “French life”. Are already on Government texts shelves the energy transition, health, end of life, educational and digital ambition.
And the climate conference in December, which will give rise to various events throughout the year as well with the associations, businesses and foreign countries. Francois Hollande, who seized the environmental issue head on in the fall, intends to make an important time when the French overseas appear prominently as sentinels territories Pacific in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon.