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Can people in Guadeloupe be persuaded to get the COVID vaccine?

From: Inside StoryInfections and distrust are causing people on the French Caribbean archipelago of Guadeloupe to resist getting inoculated.RelatedLike its neighbour Guadeloupe, Martinique has seen protests against COVID-19 restrictions and vaccine mandates.Anger about vaccine mandate for health workers on the French Caribbean archipelago has led to days of violent protests.Rutte calls riots in Netherlands ‘pure…

Only Two Black People On Forbes Richest Americans List

Forbes released its annual list of the 400 Richest Americans earlier this week. While many people took a financial hit during the pandemic, wallets became fatter for this small circle of ultra-wealthy Americans. Their collective fortunes climbed to $4.5 trillion, an increase of 40 percent compared to 2020.  But only two Black men made the list:…

Over a thousand people attend rally outside N.B. legislature in support of striking CUPE workers

FREDERICTON – Over a thousand striking public sector workers marched through the streets of Fredericton Tuesday morning, their latest move in a labour dispute that’s now entered day five. Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and supporters gathered outside the New Brunswick legislature, just as the legislature resumed the session that was…

Feds Join Mass Arrest of 150 People in Connection With Dark Net Drug Dealing

Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP (Getty Images)Authorities in the U.S. and Europe have arrested droves of people in connection to dark web drug peddling, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Tuesday. The coordinated police operation, dubbed “Dark HunTor,” involved a large number of law enforcement agencies, including the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Europol, and various other U.S.…

8,000 people pack the University District in Kingston, Ont. to celebrate homecoming weekend at Queen’s University

KINGSTON, ONT. — Police moved in to break up a massive street party in the University District in Kingston, Ont. Saturday afternoon, as thousands of students ignored pleas from police and Queen’s University to avoid large gatherings during homecoming weekend. Approximately 8,000 people packed Aberdeen Street and William Street, near the campus of Queen’s University,…