Europe 1 with AFP 07:28, January 22, 2022

The curfew, set at 8 p.m. throughout Guadeloupe in early January due to the health situation, was lowered to 6 p.m. in the municipalities of Pointe-à-Pitre and Abymes until Sunday, the prefect said on Friday. of the department after a new outbreak of violence.

The curfew, set at 8 p.m. throughout Guadeloupe in early January due to the health situation, was lowered to 6 p.m. in the municipalities of Pointe-à-Pitre and Abymes until Sunday, the prefect said on Friday. of the department after a new outbreak of violence.

The curfew time, which began at 8 p.m. in Guadelo, was lowered to 6 p.m. in Guadeloupe in the municipalities of Pointe-à-Pitre and Abymes until Sunday, the prefect of the department said on Friday after a new outbreak of violence.

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Several clashes erupted Thursday on the Caribbean island where a gendarme was injured with live ammunition in Pointe-à-Pitre. Four individuals were arrested, including a minor, the prefect said in a statement. The vital prognosis of the gendarme is not engaged and an investigation has been opened. Last week, the collective of organizations mobilized against the vaccination obligation had called on the whole of the island to join a "dead island" day "and to" mobilize everywhere, in the street and in front of businesses " .

Against the backdrop of contestation of the vaccination obligation, the administrative building of the Basse-Terre hospital center was targeted by around forty people who tried to enter it.

In the town of Abymes, on the sidelines of looting, the police were attacked by the throwing of various projectiles, stones, Molotov cocktails or bolts, according to police sources.

The mayor of Pointe-à-Pitre, Harry Durimel, lamented on Friday that "again this morning, the city is waking up with a hangover".

The prefect of the Guadeloupe region "condemned" the acts of violence and called on "everyone to return to calm".

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