Revue de Presse du 09 novembre 2015
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 09 NOVEMBRE 2015
Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves Saturday night named December 9 as the date for the general election in St Vincent and the Grenadines.
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Chris Sinckler promised that some of the temporary tax measures introduced in the Government’s 19-month economic stabilization programme would be removed by March 31 next year.
Dominica news online
Leader of the Opposition, Lennox Linton, has written to Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit demanding that he resigns within 30 days in light of a still unfolding bribery scandal at the United Nations (UN).
ST KITTS & NEVIS
Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, has indicated that the 2016 Budget presently under discussion will showcase that the country is getting value for money.
Prime Minister of St.Kitts-Nevis Dr. Timothy Harris is calling on the Ex-Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas to give an account of the number of CBI Passports sold during his tenure as Prime Minister between 1995 and 2015.
The Barbados Red Cross has raised $129,500 for Dominica, just over two months after Tropical Storm Erika wreaked havoc on the island.
RELATION INTERNATIONAL ET REGIONAL
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
During a conference hosted in France by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Minister of Education and Culture Myron Walwyn requested assistance for the British Virgin Islands in areas such as education and the preservation of certain historical sites.
During a press launch at the Environment Division last Friday, Antigua & Barbuda outlined several long-term strategies aimed at making Antigua & Barbuda more climate -resilient by 2030.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has threatened to take legal action against the Leader of the Opposition UWP, Lennox Linton if he continues affiliating him with Macau billionaire Ng Lap Sang who was recently arrested on charges of bribery, corruption and money laundering by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI).
St Lucia news online
19 kilos of cocaine was discovered in a luggage at the Hewanorra International Airport on Sunday and was seized by drug enforcement officials.