Revue de Presse du 04 février 2015
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REVUE DE PRESSE MERCREDI 04 FEVRIER 2015
The President of the Barbados Investors and Policyholders Alliance (BIPA), June Fowler, today refused to be drawn into robust public discussion which emanated from yesterday’s unsolicited public apology issued by Leroy Parris, while noting that the…
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith, who has won two general elections as head of the National Democratic Party (NDP), has thrown out a challenge for prospective election candidates to present their track records and national plans to the electorate instead of playing petty politics.
In the last quarter of 2013, I informed you of the launch of a public consultation on beneficial ownership of companies registered here in the British Virgin Islands. I am pleased to report that this consultation is complete.
ST.KITTS & NEVIS
It was an event that will go down in history as a milestone moment in the development of St.Kitts-Nevis. It was the unveiling of the incoming Team UNITY government’s Treaty of National UNITY.
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.
Caribbean News Now
Following the dissolution of parliament on January 16, 2015, general elections will be held in St Kitts and Nevis on Monday, February 16, with candidates contesting seats in 11 constituencies.
The Saint Lucia Labour Party notes with utter shock the refusal of Allen Chastanet, when given the opportunity, to disassociate himself and the UWP from the racially denigrating and insulting placard carried at the UWP rally held last Thursday.
The Ministry of Education has back – pedalled on its decision to implement stricter fund-raising guidelines for public primary and secondary schools, amidst strong condemnation from several administrators.
If the National Housing Corporation (NHC) continues to focus only on providing housing for poor Barbadians it will never get out of its financial hole, Minister of Housing Denis Kellman declared today.
St.Lucia News Online
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO) and the Ministry of Infrastructure on Tuesday, January 3, where both parties have agreed to repair roads damaged due to road repair work and construction activity.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has issued a stern caution to Caribbean politicians who believe that their acceptance of the court in its appellate jurisdiction would allow for the execution of the death penalty.
State television cameraman Brent Simon said he is seeking legal advice after a police officer allegedly confiscated one of his recording devices and abused him on Saturday evening while he was filming a scene in Point.
RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES
ST.KITTS & NEVIS
The Ministry of Agriculture in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has provided over 3000 seeds of the short, early-bearing coconut trees, free of cost, to the Government of St. Kitts-Nevis.
The OECS secretariat is calling for the removal of roaming fees attached to mobile calls between OECS member states.
Organization of Eastern Caribbean States OECS
OECS Commission, Castries, Saint Lucia, February 1st 2015 –The history of the OECS will take a new turn on Wednesday February 4th 2015 when the French Territory of Martinique signs on as an Associate Member, increasing the Nine Member Grouping to ten.
By Jeff Fedee
Three years ago the Labour Party was celebrating its success in deceiving the electorate by words that citizens of this country vividly recall, of the promises of ‘better day’s and the injection of “$100 million” into the economy.
CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW
The prime minister of Grenada introduced and gave birth to what he referred to as, “Project Grenada”.