Riots in Guadeloupe over Covid restrictions, France sends police

Written on 11/25/2021

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, an overseas territory of France, prompting French authorities to send police special forces to the island.

At 33 percent vaccinated, compared to 75 percent across France, the island's 400,000 people struggle with low vaccination rates.

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