French President Francois Hollande has written to MPs in French Guiana to find a solution after weeks of protest by the
500 brothers collective movement.
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The group is protesting against decades of under-investment in the French territory.
The social unrest has paralysed the country of 250,000.
France offered an injection of $1bn in aid, which was rejected by protesters who demanded an immediate injection of $2.5bn.
The Ariane rocket launch has been postponed.