The Prime Minister of the Caribbean State of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, was wounded during a street action in which opponents of compulsory vaccination took part. writes News784.
About 200 protesters picketed Parliament in Kingstown over amendments to health legislation. They are introducing compulsory COVID-19 vaccination for several categories of civil servants. The activists blocked the entrance to the building and prevented the car, in which the prime minister arrived, from approaching. A high-ranking official got out of the car to walk to the building, but one of the protesters threw an object at him. He hit Gonsalves in the head, above the temple. After that, the bodyguards overshadowed the head of government, writes CaribbeanNationalWeekly.
The bleeding prime minister was taken to hospital. Then they decided to transport him to Barbados for further treatment. There, the victim will undergo an MRI. “I want to make it clear that this is not a scratch, it was an attempt on the life of the Prime Minister,” Finance Minister Camilo Gonçalves told parliament.