New Caledonia’s Martin fails in Paris appeal

France's highest court has upheld the corruption conviction of a former president of New Caledonia Harold Martin. Picture: RNZ

NOUMEA, 22 MARCH 2019 (RNZ PACIFIC) – France’s highest court has upheld the corruption conviction of a former president of New Caledonia Harold Martin. Two years ago, he had been given a six-month suspended prison sentence over the allocation of a US$29 million contract to an associate, Jean-Marc Bruel. However, the Paris court overturned his […]

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