Revue de Presse du 11 avril 2016

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 11 AVRIL 2016

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

Stuart calls Lovell a hypocrite for threatening to stop supporting CIP

Antigua observer

A former opposition senator has called out the political leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP) for being a “hypocrite”, and rubbished Harold Lovell’s threat to withdraw his support for the Citizen by Investment Programme (CIP).

Lovell accepts Stuart’s resignation from UPP

Antigua observer

Moments after former United Progressive Party (UPP) senator, Anthony Stuart announced his intention, to sever ties with the party, UPP Political Leader Lovell said he had accepted the resignation.

BARBADOS

Holder to carry BLP banner again

Barbados today

Attorney-at-law Arthur Holder will carry the Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) banner in St Michael Central in the next general election. Mr. Holder secured 271 votes to comfortably defeat challenger Hally Haynes, who only managed to muster 50 votes.

Stuart dismisses no-confidence motion

Barbados today

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has dismissed plans by the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to file a motion of no confidence in the Government. BLP leader Mia Mottley announced the party’s intention on Friday, saying the country was lurching from crisis to crisis.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

BVI’s opposition leader blames Cameron for ‘mess’

Leader of the Opposition Julian Fraser has blamed Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron for the ‘mess’ in which the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has found itself globally, regarding the territory’s financial services industry.

ST KITTS

New Australian Ambassador to CARICOM presents credentials to Prime Minister Timothy Harris

SKN Vibes

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris met Tuesday with the new Australian High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago, Mr. John Kenneth Pilbeam who is also accredited by Australia as its Ambassador to CARICOM.

ST LUCIA

The Impacs Mystery Continues Is It Real Or Is It Counterfeit ?

The star newspaper

In the link below, you will find an article written by journalist Rick Wayne on what he believes to be the official IMPACS report which may have been circulating around and of course other relevant issues happening in St Lucia.

We must stop the voodoo in politics – Guy Joseph

St Lucia news online

Several United Workers Party (UWP) supporters were on Sunday cheering on Castries South East Member of Parliament (MP), Guy Joseph, when he said prayers are not enough to address the issues facing Saint Lucia. Mr. Joseph added that Saint Lucia is on the road of “transgression not only politically, but spiritually.”

Mayers serves legal papers to PM Anthony

St Lucia news online

Chairman of the United Workers Party (UWP), Guy Mayers, has filed legal proceedings against Leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) Dr. Kenny Anthony, for comments he allegedly made, blaming him for the fallout from the 2010/11 police force’s Operation Restore Confidence (ORC).

SOCIETE

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Premier Shocked By Panama Leak ! Announces New Cooperation Agreement With UK

BVI platinum news

During a press conference on Friday April 8, five days after the massive fallout from the Panama Papers leak, Premier and Finance Minister, Dr. D. Orlando Smith, said the UK and BVI agreed today to sign a new agreement to enhance cooperation between law enforcement authorities in the fight against international finance crime.

DOMINICA

Dominica to benefit from US$15M climate change project

Dominica vibes

Dominica is among eight Caribbean countries that will benefit from a 15 million US dollars project on climate change. The project, dubbed Japan- Caribbean Climate Change Partnership, is funded by Japan and the United Nations Development Fund.

ST LUCIA

Saint Lucia to sign and ratify Paris Climate Change Agreement

St Lucia news online

The Government of Saint Lucia will sign and ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change when the Agreement is opened for signature on Friday 22nd April, 2016 during a High Level Ceremony to be hosted by Secretary General Ban Ki Moon at UN Headquarters.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST LUCIA

Guy Joseph vs Electoral Boundaries Commission – ASTAPHAN IS O.K.

The voice newspaper

The Eastern Caribbean court of Appeal has dismissed an application by opposition parliamentarian, Guy Joseph seeking to restrain the Constituency Boundaries Commission from retaining Dominican Astaphan as its attorney in a matter which he has in the High Court.

Dernière modification : 11/04/2016

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