Revue de Presse du 05 février 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE JEUDI 05 FEVRIER 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Election also a referendum on NDP performance

BVI News

Opposition member Andrew Fahie has stated that the upcoming general elections should be treated as – among other things – a referendum on the performance of the National Democratic Party (NDP) government.

VIP members corner Miss P

BVI News

Embattled member of the governing National Democratic Party (NDP), Eileen ‘Miss P’ Parsons, did not escape the tongues of her political opponents who last evening (February 4) rebuked her for allegedly using expletive while refusing to shake the hand of Opposition legislator Andrew Fahie.

DOMINICA

UWP announces nominee for Speaker of the House

Da Vibes

The United Workers Party today announced that the Parliamentary Opposition will nominate former Commonwealth Political Advisor and Senior Public Service Manager Judith Eleanor Pestaina for the post of Speaker of the House of Assembly when the new parliamentary term opens on February 20, 2015.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Unity Team “Rallying” for Change in Challengers

SKN Vibes

Vulgar and unconstitutional gerrymandering in government lead to the Treaty of National Unity that will put an end to arbitrary boundary realignment practices and inequity in leadership in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Liburd scoffs at Powell’s debate challenge ; sends shredded letter back to him

SKN Vibes

A letter sent by Jonel Powell, challenging the Hon. Marcella Liburd to a debate, was returned to him in more than two dozen pieces.

Powell to provide running water for constituents without

SKN Vibes

THE Team Unity candidate for Central Basseterre, Jonel Powell, has declared that once elected he would provide running water to the homes of those families in his Constituency who are without that facility.

IS ST. KITTS-NEVIS BECOMING A ROGUE STATE ?

SKN Vibes

In the spirit of a rare but unique undemocratic, outrageous and unconstitutional form of abuse, outgone Prime Minister, Mr. Denzil Douglas, summoned an emergency meeting of his Cabinet on January 30, 2015.

PM welcomes re-schedule of matter ; Legal Team travel to St. Lucia

SKN Vibes

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has welcomed the decision of the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal to re-schedule hearing the Constituency Boundaries case from February 9th to February 4th.

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

Gov’t plans to give DeNiro and Packer less land

Antigua Observer

The Paradise Found developers will likely settle for substantially less than the 555 acres of land they are seeking in Barbuda, according to Ambassador at Large Gilbert Boustany.

Service stations say lower fuel prices burning up profits

Antigua Observer

Consumers aren’t the only ones expressing dissatisfaction now that retail fuel prices have been decreased.

Whitlock : Merging US and Canadian tourism markets is unwise

Antigua Observer

Antigua and Barbuda’s former United States Director of Tourism Derede Samuel Whitlock said merging the US and Canadian markets is not the best way to promote Antigua & Barbuda.

BARBADOS

Homes on the horizon

Barbados Today

Despite delays to developments at Constant, St George and Parish Land, St Philip, Minister of Housing and Lands Denis Kellman is confident they will be completed this year, although one of them will provide only half the promised number of houses.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Too expensive to reach hospital, VIP claims

BVI News

The cost of reaching Peebles Hospital on Tortola is too burdensome for patients who reside on the islands of Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada, according to the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), which has called for the government to alleviate the financial strain….

DOMINICA

Turkey donates EC$800,000 grant funding to Dominica

Da Vibes

Four organizations in Dominica have received eight hundred thousand Eastern Caribbean dollars (EC$800, 000) grant funding from the Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA).

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

DOMINICA

Education officials investigating alleged teacher abuse report

Da Vibes

An investigation has been launched into reports of an abuse incident involving a secondary school teacher and a primary school student.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

DOMINICA

PM Skerrit chairs 60th OECS Authority Meeting

Da Vibes

Wednesday, February 04, 2015 – Prime Minister of Dominica the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit is in Fort de France, Martinique for the 60th Meeting of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority.

MARTINIQUE

La Martinique devient le 10e membre de l’OECO

Inter-Entreprises

Depuis hier soir, la Martinique a officiellement son siège en tant que membre associé au sein de l’Organisation des Etats de la Caraïbe Orientale (OECO).

CHRONIQUES

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Letter : He may object to the word tyrannical, but not to the word liar

By Peter Binose

Is it time to present the Bigga Biggs matter to the world ? At the same time help all the other people who have been politically and financially punished in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

HTS NEWS

La Corbiniere on Marijuana debate

First Citizens warning on Petrocaribe

Expanding export capacity in agriculture

February 4th 2015 Independence 36 launched JB

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