Revue de Presse du 07 novembre 2016
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 07 NOVEMBRE 2015
Citing a need to “do a more detailed due diligence,” the government of Antigua & Barbuda has revoked two of the knighthoods which it bestowed, in November 2014, on two members of a delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart last evening said that people who have opted not to celebrate Barbados’ 50th golden jubilee anniversary of Independence are to be pitied. In an obvious reference to Opposition Barbados Labour Party members who have declared that they will not be celebrating the occasion because they were unhappy with the state of the nation, including the prolonged lack of running water affecting a number of parishes
St Kitts observer
The Nevis Reformation Party has taken a strong public stance in supporting the decriminalizing on marijuana on Nevis and promised when it returns to Government the legalization process will begin.
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says he is not too taken aback by the resignation of the two top senior officials at the St. Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB), saying some people can’t embrace change.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has reaffirmed that costs for the hosting of events to celebrate the island’s 50th anniversary of Independence are within the $7 million allocated.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
BVI’s Supervisor of Elections Juliette Penn will travel to White Plains, New York, on November 7 as an observer to the United States general elections, which will take place on Tuesday, November 8.
BVI platinum news
The Territory’s leader, Premier and Finance Minister, Hon. Dr. Orlando Smith along with other Overseas Territories (OTs) leaders just concluded several rounds of meetings with the United Kingdom (UK) government, including meeting with the new Minister for the Overseas Territories, Baroness Anelay. The meetings were focused on several areas including European Union negotiations, anti-corruption, infrastructure, economic development, international trade and child safeguarding, among other topics.
Dominica news online
The OECS Commission celebrated the entry into force of the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement on November 4, 2016. Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted the Paris Agreement by decision 1/CP.21, at the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties held in Paris, France, in December 2015.
Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris announced at his press conference last Wednesday, October 26th that transfers to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) by the Federal Government under the budgetary support arrangement total $40 million to date. Six monthly transfers of $2.5 million were allocated in 2016, adding to the $25 million allocated in 2015.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
St Lucia news online
Desma Marliacy, the woman accused of being behind the scamming of dozens of people, was formally charged on Saturday. Marliacy is accused of scamming close to 100 St. Lucians of money after claiming that she could get them jobs in Martinique and France.
The voice newspaper
The link below will bring you to an article written by John Kennedy giving his views on France’s next Presidential election and about the current President.