Revue de Presse du 21 octobre 2015

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 21 OCTOBRE 2015

POLITICS

BARBADOS

High price !

Barbados today

According to Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler, were it not for partners such as the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), the island would be forced to borrow at premium price. He also added that recent economic downgrades have affected Barbados’ ability to attract concessionary loans on the international market.

BLP candidate points finger at Lowe

Barbados today

Opposition candidate for the Christ Church East constituency, Senator Wilfred Abrahams has taken Democratic Labour Party candidate Dr Denis Lowe to task for what he calls poor quality representation being offered to the constituents of Christ Church East.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

We have skills problem, Walwyn tells foreign press

BVI News

Amid debates locally over the level of unemployment in the British Virgin Islands, Minister of Education and Culture Myron Walwyn has told an overseas medium that the territory has ‘more of a skills issue’ rather than an unemployment problem.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

The CBI Programme receives a fresh start says PM Harris

SKN vibes

The St. Kitts and Nevis’ Citizenship by Investment Programme has received a much needed fresh start, according to the Federation’s Prime Minister, Dr the Hon. Timothy Harris.

ST LUCIA

PM Anthony congratulates new Canadian Prime Minister

St Lucia news online

Prime Minister of St Lucia Dr. Kenny D. Anthony has offered his congratulations to the new Government of Canada, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Justin Trudeau will be the second-youngest Prime Minister in Canada’s history and the first to follow a parent. His father led Canada almost unbroken from 1968 to 1984.

Mary vows to support Sarah in UWP leadership race

St Lucia times

Former First Vice Chairman of the United Workers Party, (UWP), Mary Polius, said that she “overwhelmingly” backs Sarah Flood-Beaubrun’s bid to lead the party, Ms. Polius also told reporters that she will give her every ounce of support she can muster.

King out of UWP Leadership race, supports Sarah’s challenge

St Lucia times

Castries North MP and former leader of the opposition United Workers Party, (UWP), Stephenson King, has announced that he will not be contesting the leadership of the party at its upcoming convention next month.

RELATIONS INTERNATIONAL ET REGIONAL

ANTIGUA

Brantley : St. Kitts & Nevis Optimistic that Canada Will Reinstate Visa Waiver

WINN FM

The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis remains optimistic that Canada will reintroduce the visa waiver it revoked last year because of concerns with the Federation’s Citizenship by Investment programme.

GRENADA

Venezuela assists Grenada to develop Oil and Gas Sector

GIS Grenada

Venezuela has promised to assist Grenada in developing potentials which may exist in the oil and gas sector.

SOCIETE

ANTIGUA

Govt targets 2030 for climate change readiness

Antigua observer

Antigua and Barbuda has given the international community details about its plan to adapt to climate change.

OECS

Additional $71.5 million funding for Eastern Caribbean sustainable energy programme

Caribbean news now

Additional funding has been put in place to facilitate the growth of the renewable energy sector in the Eastern Caribbean. A US$71.5 million loan and grant package was signed on Tuesday by Dr William Warren Smith, president of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), and Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST LUCIA

PM Anthony to meet with police officers to discuss IMPACS report

St Lucia news online

Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony will meet with police officers assigned to the northern and southern part of the island today and tomorrow to address the implications of the imposition of the Leahy Law on Saint Lucia by the United States, and matters relating to the IMPACS Report.

Dernière modification : 22/10/2015

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