Revue de Presse du 23 septembre 2015
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 23 SEPTEMBRE 2015
Ousted opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) Senator Anthony Stuart has vowed that his removal from the Senate will not mean the end of his political career. Stuart told the Senate, yesterday, he will be returning, next time as an “elected” member to the House of Representatives despite the “wicked and evil treatment” meted out to him by his party.
Dominica news online
The President of Venezuela, Nicholas Maduro, is to make his first official visit to Dominica today. Maduro is expected to symbolically hand over 300 houses, called ‘petrocasas,’ to those affected by Tropical Storm Erika.
The Parliamentary Opposition, the United Workers Party (UWP), led by Lennox Linton has scheduled a number of visits to communities which were most affected by the destruction wrought on the island due to the passage of Tropical Storm Erika.
The parliamentary opposition re-emphasized that it will not authorize further borrowing for the EC$729 million international airport being built at Argyle unless the government provides parliament with proper accounting records.
ST KITTS & NEVIS
Opposing views have been expressed by Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the People’s Action Movement Hon. Shawn K. Richards and Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Hon. Denzil L. Douglas on the ascension of the Rt. Excellent Sir Kennedy Simmonds to the status of National Hero of St. Christopher and Nevis.
The voice newspaper
Despite several cutbacks being made in the public sector, the $150 million Choc Bay/Gros Islet road improvement and extension project remains a key spoke in government’s plans to revive the island’s economy. Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony said last Thursday that the project will play a crucial role in providing employment for many St Lucians aside from providing the island’s road network.
St Lucia times
As the Labour Government approaches the end of the fourth year in its current term of office, the SLP prepares to return to its public meeting platform, in a series of national public meetings, starting with a meeting in Castries South East on Thursday 15 October 2015.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
St Lucia news online
A Venezuelan national and a few others were caught by police with some 80,000 Euros in their possession. The bust was made by the Marine Unit at around 11 p.m. Monday, September 21 off the shores of Vieux Fort.
RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL
Climate Change and its effects engaged the attention of the new Kittitian Ambassador to CARICOM and the Secretary-General during an accreditation ceremony on Tuesday at the headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat in Turkeyen, Guyana.