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COVID Curfew Riots Rock Dutch Cities; Canadian Mogul Fined for Receiving Vaccine Meant for Indigenous Group

HeadlineJan 27, 2021

In the Netherlands, nightly riots have shaken towns and cities across the country following a curfew imposed Saturday to stem a new wave of infections. Police arrested nearly 200 people Monday night; local authorities have expanded police authority to counter the riots.

Canadian officials fined a casino mogul and his wife after they flew to a remote community in the Yukon territory in order to “cut the line” for vaccines. Rodney and Ekaterina Baker received coronavirus vaccines intended for Indigenous residents in Beaver Creek, including elders of the White River First Nation, after the couple claimed to be staffers at a local motel.

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