Latest News for: Martinique office


Cuba and CARIBSAN to sign framework agreement on wastewater

Jamaica Observer 21 May 2022
President of the Martinique Water office, Lucien Saliber, said the initiative also includes Cuba, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Guadeloupe and Haiti, which requested to join the promotional meeting ... purification capabilities, effectively applied for years in Guadeloupe and Martinique.

Psaki to cede White House lectern to her history-making deputy, Karine Jean-Pierre

The Keene Sentinel 06 May 2022
Jean-Pierre, who was born in French Martinique and has been in the administration since Biden took office, will ascend to the administration’s most public-facing role less than a month after the president — alongside Vice President Kamala Harris, a trailblazer in her own right — ...

On Pacific Islands COVID-19 Once Spared, an Outbreak Accentuates Inequality

Yahoo Daily News 13 Mar 2022
12, 2021. (Adam Dean/The New York Times) ... The celebration on the atoll in late August seemed safe ... Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times ... Unlike in the French territories of Martinique and Guadeloupe, where health care workers and police officers have been attacked in protests, no coronavirus violence has erupted in New Caledonia.

ACLED Regional Overview – Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean (27 November-3 December 2021)

Reliefweb 08 Dec 2021
Meanwhile, in Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Saint-Martin, riots against COVID-19 related measures continued for a third consecutive week ... police, leaving two officers injured ... In Guadeloupe and Martinique, demonstrators continued to erect barricades and to clash with police officers.

France sends military police to Carribean island amid anti-vaccine mandate protests

Russia Today 01 Dec 2021
France has sent police reinforcements to its overseas territory Martinique after riots broke out in response to a mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy for health care workers. Some 70 armed French police officers, known in France as gendarmes, arrived in Martinique on Tuesday to tackle the violent protests, marred by arson, looting, and vandalism.

French minister in talks with unions on troubled Caribbean islands

Urdu Point 30 Nov 2021
Before departing for more talks in neighbouring Martinique, Sebastien Lecornu told reporters that the Guadeloupe negotiations had been deadlocked over the "obvious and indispensable" demand that the various unions condemn the violence ... In Martinique, several businesses were looted and five police officers were injured by gunfire.

France sending more security forces to Guadeloupe amid unrest

Al Jazeera 29 Nov 2021
But the ministry said the union leaders failed to denounce recent violence, including attacks on police and other security officers. “The condition for dialogue is for all political and trade unions to condemn the violence, and more specifically, attempts to murder” the officers, the statement reads.

France delays vaccine mandate on Caribbean islands amid protests

Al Jazeera 26 Nov 2021
Protests intensified in Martinique overnight, with French officials saying journalists and security forces had been attacked ... Ten police officers were injured in Martinique on Thursday, including five by gunfire, the AFP news agency reported, citing police figures.

Shots fired at police, journalists in Martinique COVID riots

The Associated Press 26 Nov 2021
Several police officers have been injured, Darmanin tweeted ... Like in Guadeloupe, Martinique protesters have set up blockades to prevent road travel across the island ... Attal said several dozens of police officers have been injured and around 150 people have been arrested in Guadeloupe and Martinique since the beginning of the protests last week.

Several police injured as French Caribbean rocked by Covid-19 vaccine protests

France24 26 Nov 2021
Ten police officers were injured and several journalists shot at on the French Caribbean island of Martinique overnight Thursday to Friday as protests sparked by Covid-19 vaccine measures spread ... .

France Delays Vaccine Mandate For Health Workers In Riot-hit Caribbean Islands

News18 26 Nov 2021
... officers were injured and journalists attacked.

France postpones vaccine mandate after violent unrest in Martinique and Guadeloupe

France24 26 Nov 2021
France has postponed implementing a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health workers in Martinique and Guadeloupe after the measure spurred widespread protests on the French territories in which police officers were injured and journalists attacked ... .

French state official’s residence attacked during protests in Martinique

FX Empire 26 Nov 2021
PARIS (Reuters) – The official residence of France’s most senior representative on the Caribbean island of Martinique suffered an arson attack last night, said the local prosecutor’s office, as protests against COVID-19 protocols continued to hit the overseas territory.

10 police hurt as violence spreads on French Caribbean islands

Urdu Point 26 Nov 2021
FortdeFrance, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 26th Nov, 2021 ) .Ten police officers were injured and several journalists shot at on the French Caribbean island of Martinique overnight Thursday to Friday as protests sparked by Covid-19 vaccine measures spread.

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