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Since the establishment of a curfew on Friday, Guadeloupe has faced a rise in violence against health measures.
According to the Pointe-à-Pitre prosecutor’s office, five people have been detained in the last few hours in Guadeloupe, including one for “willful violence with a weapon on a person holding public authority”.
On Saturday evening, the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, announced the dispatch to the island of about fifty members of the elite forces of the GIGN and the Raid.