St. Vincent PM recovering after head injury at protest

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By Robertson S. Henry KINGSTOWN (Reuters) -The Prime Minister of the Caribbean country St. Vincent and the Grenadines was struck by an object on Thursday during COVID-19 related protests and was set to be flown to nearby Barbados for medical treatment, officials said. Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves had been walking through a group of some 200 protesters to reach the entrance to Parliament when he was hit by a projectile just above his temple, his office said in a statement on Thursday. A Reuters witness who had seen protesters throw water bottles and stones heard a person in the crowd yell: “S…

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