Lucette Michaux-Chevry, 92, lawyer by profession, ranked on the right of the political spectrum of Guadeloupe, has held many local and national political positions which make her an extraordinary personality due in particular to her energetic character. .
She died this Thursday evening (September 9, 2021) at her home in Gourbeyre in Guadeloupe, according to a message from her daughter.
In January 2019, she resigned from the presidency of the Greater South Caribbean agglomeration community and announced, at the age of 90, to end her political career.
Lucette Michaux-Chevry was one of the powerful relays of the late President Jacques Chirac overseas with the Caledonian Jacques Lafleur and the Polynesian Gaston Flosse.
In 1999, she was president of the Regional Council of Guadeloupe and gathered around her in Basse-Terre, (the capital), her counterparts Antoine Karam from Guyana and Alfred Marie-Jeanne from Martinique.
The three regional presidents sign a two-page document, soberly entitled “Declaration of Basse-Terre”. It is written as a call for more responsibilities in our territories.
Lucette Michaux-Chevry is the mother of Marie-Luce Penchard, locally elected from Guadeloupe, former Minister of Overseas France (2009-2012).