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French Side Protest Saturday July 24 #261261
07/24/2021 02:03 AM
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A protest against France's recently announced vaccination requirement is schedule for early on Saturday, July 24. What I'm told is that protesters are assembling at the Agremont Roundabout at 6AM, and a protest march will begin at 7AM.

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Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Bahston] #261263
07/24/2021 07:49 AM
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Where is that roundabout?

Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Southbound] #261268
07/24/2021 09:18 AM
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Right on the outskirts of Marigot, side nearest to Grand Case.


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Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: bdeeley] #261270
07/24/2021 09:24 AM
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So, where you turn off to go to Galis Bay then?


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Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Carol_Hill] #261271
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Yes Ma'am


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Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Bahston] #261276
07/24/2021 10:38 AM
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That is a messy traffic area on a good day.

Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: SXMScubaman] #261279
07/24/2021 11:36 AM
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The roads were blocked to cars. It's over and was peaceful.


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Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: BillandElaine] #261280
07/24/2021 11:40 AM
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Good to hear.

Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Bahston] #261298
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Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: SXMScubaman] #261303
07/24/2021 08:38 PM
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Your link didn't work. Link

"He added if the State proceeds with implementing its plan for a sanitary health pass, it will not be a march next time “but something at a whole different level.” Yikes!!


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Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Carol_Hill] #261304
07/24/2021 08:53 PM
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Thanks for posting the link. I forgot that the posting of links on the "full editor " method doesn't work on my tablet. That is why I sometimes have to post the full cut and paste method for the article.

Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Carol_Hill] #261307
07/24/2021 11:02 PM
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a little right of center
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"He added if the State proceeds with implementing its plan for a sanitary health pass, it will not be a march next time “but something at a whole different level.” Yikes!!

Good for them.


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Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: 2fingers] #261326
07/25/2021 09:32 AM
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It would appear that mainland France has also had enough.

Link removed by Carol Hill, as political.

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Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Bahston] #261336
07/25/2021 02:12 PM
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It's a shame they are so reluctant to get vaccinated. The least they could have done was have masks on. Pictures showed few if any with masks and absolutly no social distancing. This protest will evntually keep tourists away from the French side. I for one, being fully vaccinated, would at this point not want to risk visiting the French side for the chance of picking up the virus and getting a positive test trying to return home.

Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Bahston] #261362
07/25/2021 09:18 PM
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We are on island now, and I agree completely with Scubaman. We will not be going to the French side anytime soon. Concerned about Covid and possible demonstrations.

Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: pburke40] #261363
07/25/2021 10:13 PM
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I've heard that French side might be shut down for inter island travel. Stay tuned.

Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Bahston] #261364
07/25/2021 10:44 PM
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After the locals reaction the last time that they closed the French/Dutch border, chances that that will happen are slim.

Keeping the connection between St Martin and St Barth open is typically a priority, but who knows. St Barth had a big increases in cases last week.

The inter-island connection which is typically tightened is between St Martin and Guadeloupe, Martinique, and the South American department of French Guiana. There are typically exceptions for a limited set of “motifs impérieux” (compelling reasons).

The same “motifs impérieux” could also be reinstated between Europe and St Martin.

As you said, stay tuned.

Re: French Side Protest Saturday July 24 [Re: Bahston] #261577
07/29/2021 12:12 AM
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As I suggested might happen, "Motifs Imperieux" are now in effect for unvaccinated travelers between France/La Metropole/L'Hexagon (pick one) and St Martin, St Barth, and Guadeloupe. Both ways.

I expect to see additional tightening.

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07/29/2021 02:29 PM
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Stay tuned... State of emergency with threat of curfews and lockdowns = more protests.


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