Revue de Presse du 09 octobre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 09 OCTOBRE 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

Dame Louise advises Spencer to file injunction against anyone who defames him

Antigua Observer

Former Governor General of Antigua & Barbuda, Dame Louise Lake Tack has gone to bat for Opposition Leader Dr Baldwin Spencer, who is reported to have received monies from bibery accused ex-diplomat, Dr John Ashe.

BARBADOS

BLP supporters say no to Hinds-Layne

Barbados Today

The Youth for Action group of the St Michael North West constituency served notice that Hinds-Layne would not get the residents support to secure the nomination to become the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) candidate in the political riding.

Barbados still ‘under attack’

Nation news

Prime Minister Freundel said that Barbados continues to be plagued by unjustified attacks from powerful nations as he confirmed two countries had moved to take Barbados off their tax haven blacklist.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Premier Comfortable With Economy

BVI Platinum news

British Virgin Islands Premier Dr. Orlando Smith said he is quite comfortable with the economy’s current state, despite concerns being raised by residents about its poor state.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Team Unity Administration will ensure “proper functioning” of democracy, says PM Harris

SKN Vibes

Whilst speaking on a radio programme “Working For You”, Prime minister Timothy Harris spoke about the efforts his government are making to ensure the “proper functioning” of democracy in the country, he also assured the people that there will be proper conduct of parliament meetings.

DOMINICA

Linton calls on PM Skerrit to come clean on NG Lap Seng

WINN FM

Opposition Leader Lennox Linton has challenged Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit to come clean about his relationship with Chinese billionaire, Ng Lap Seng, who was recently arrested in New York in a UN bribery scandal.

Astaphan speaks on the Ng Lap Seng matter

Dominica news online

Senior Counsel Tony Astaphan has said that the criminal complaint brought about by the FBI against Chinese billionaire, Ng Lap Seng and other officials in a United Nations bribery scandal, has nothing to do with Dominica or the Prime Minister of Dominica.

ST LUCIA

NO ‘HIT LIST’ – PWA President, Mayers Deny IMPACS Claim

The voice newspaper

The president of the St Lucian Police Welfare Association (PWA), Camron Laure, has said that based on investigations carried out by his organization ; there was no ‘Hit List’. He told a news conference this week, that there was a series of criminal profiles on some of the criminals prepared by the Police Force which was standard procedure.

Envoy To Taiwan Appointed

The voice newspaper

Former permanent secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, Hubert Emmanuel, has been named St Lucia’s first Ambassador to the Republic of China (Taiwan).

P.M. To Promote C.I.P. In Monaco

The voice newspaper

Prime minister of St Lucia Dr Kenny Anthony is attending the Global Citizen Forum which is held in Monaco. He is expected to announce the Citizenship by Investment Programme during his speech.

ECONOMIE

DOMINICA

T&T gov’t pledges $5-million to storm-ravaged Dominica

Dominica news online

Trinidad & Tobago’s Communications Minister Maxie Cuffie announced yesterday that the government has pledged $5 million to storm-ravaged Dominica to help in the rebuilding of the country.

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