Revue de Presse du 03 février 2015
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE MARDI 03 FEVRIER 2015
Opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) Senator Dr Jacqui Quinn-Leandro has joined the chorus of teachers speaking out against Education Minister Michael Browne’s calls for teacher assessments.
Member of Parliament for St James North Edmund Hinkson wants Minister of Education Ronald Jones to publicly admit that Cabinet rejected his bursary proposal and apologize to Barbadian students.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Eileen Parsons was shockingly ‘confronted’ when certain words ‘came out’ of her mouth at an official function in Paraquita Bay, said Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith, who has stopped just short of trying to justify Parsons’ reaction.
Minister of Health Dr. Kenneth Darroux has completed a tour of the island’s seven primary health care districts.
ST.KITTS & NEVIS
TEAM UNITY candidate for Constituency Number Two, Jonel Powell has issued a challenge to his opponent the Hon. Marcella Liburd to a public debate next week.
THIS morning (Feb. 2) the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Court of Appeal) rescheduled the injunction appeal case for Wednesday (Feb. 4).
Federal Parliamentary Representative for Central Basseterre (St. Kitts #2) Constituency the Hon Marcella Liburd on Saturday (January 31) opened her official campaign office along Cayon Street at the corner with Market Street.
Leaders of the opposition coalition contesting the upcoming St. Kitts/Nevis general election, Team Unity, insist that it’s all about saving the next generation from the dictatorial and corrupt policies of the Denzil Douglas administration come February 16th.
At the very least, he must be credited for pulling off what many were openly saying amounted to a small miracle, especially those closely connected with the ruling St. Lucia Labour Party.
The Voice SLU Online
UNITED Workers Party (UWP) Political Leader Allen Chastanet says more protest marches similar to last Thursday’s are likely if government does not reduce fuel prices “with immediate effect.”
The head of the umbrella body for farmers appears to have been caught off guard by the February 1 date for hoteliers to begin accessing Government concessions.
The Government of Dominica has received grant aid from the Government of People’s Republic of China, to the tune of US$16M.
The intersection of Chaussée Road and Grass Street came alive on Saturday January 17, 2015 at the sod-turning ceremony for the Walcott Place Project.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
The Transport Board has announced plans to introduce a new module to the national driver’s license exam.
My name is Michael Richings, and while British born I have proudly chosen to live in Saint Lucia for over 30 years with my family all of whom are Saint Lucian citizens. I have built a life and a business here and have always regarded Saint Lucia as home.
RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES
Martinique will, on Wednesday, officially become an associate member of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
Vincentian Reuben Robertson, a former chief agricultural officer in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), has been appointed as the new representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to Guyana.
Caribbean News Now
The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has commended the St Vincent and the Grenadines’ ministry of health on its timely collaboration with the agency in the management of a traveller from Nigeria with fever.
St.Lucia News Online
New Zealand has named its first-ever Ambassador to the Caribbean Community.
St.Lucia News Online
A US-based Taiwan business delegation is in Saint Lucia this week to network with the local private sector as well as to explore areas to invest in Saint Lucia.
The Voice SLU Online
TWO high-level meetings hosted by the government of Saint Lucia in collaboration with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), came to an end on Thursday, at the Bay Gardens Hotel.
CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW
By Lloyd Noel
We in the tri-island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique – are coming up to 41 years on 7th February since achieving that position of an independent state in the British Commonwealth of Nations.
THE VOICE SLU ONLINE
The latest propaganda from a discredited politician and recycled by Winston Springer on behalf of the St. LuciaLabour Party is yet another nail in the coffin of the present administration.
By Peter Josie
I recall Michael Chastanet, father of UWP political leader Allen Chastanet, as one of three Saint Lucians, who paid their passages to Oslo to bear witness to Derek Walcott receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992.
By Earl Bousquet
ADMITTEDLY, I’ve always been a bit of a Doubting Thomas when it came to how far President Barack Obama could or would go to improve or repair relations with Cuba.
By John Peters
EVERY DAY, new words are introduced into our vocabulary as technology and new thought emerges.
RARELY have we seen the ruling St Lucia Labour Party flustered, almost to the point of panic, as we have seen this January.
By Rick Wayne
Give the lady her Gucci jacket (you know it didn’t come from S&S !). Right up to the moment she left on vacation several weeks before Christmas, the prime minister’s singular press secretary was prime-time news.