Revue de Presse du 11 mai 2016

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 11 MAI 2016

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

Lovell threatens Yida with legal action

Antigua observer

The objection to the multi-million dollar Yida International Investment Project has snowballed with the Political Leader of the United Progressive Party (UPP) Harold Lovell threatening legal action over environmental concerns.

BARBADOS

‘Dump dem’

Barbados today

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley took the Freundel Stuart Government to task yesterday over its handling of several pressing issues, including the economy, charging that as a result of a lack of leadership, “brand Barbados has broken”.

DOMINICA

DLP confirms Denise Charles as its candidate in Soufriere by-election

Dominica news online

Accountant Denise Charles, of Point Michel, will be the candidate for the ruling Dominica Labour Party (DLP) in the June 7th by-election in the Soufriere constituency.

We are going to win this constituency – Higgs Adams

Dominica news online

Candidate for the opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Higgs Adams said he is confident that this time around his party will win the Soufriere constituency seat.

ST VINCENT

Gonsalves re-states opposition to Citizenship by Investment Programmes

Antigua observer

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government says it remains opposed to the controversial citizenship by investment programme (CIP) as a means of luring foreign investors to the island.

ST KITTS

Liburd responds to Hamilton’s call on vandalizm

SKN vibes

Parliamentary Representative Marcella Liburd has responded to a call made by Minister of Housing. Eugene Hamilton to ask her supporters and the country at large to refrain from vandalizing houses that are to soon be distributed.

ST LUCIA

La Corbiniere : Francis trying to ‘score cheap political points’ over forensic lab re-opening

St Lucia news online

United Workers Party (UWP) member, Hermangild Francis, has been accused of attempting to score cheap political points as it relates to statements he made about the re-opening of the forensic lab.

Stop claiming my projects : Montoute to Hippolyte

St Lucia news online

The United Workers Party Gros-Islet constituency branch is calling on the Ms. Emma Hippolyte to desist from claiming projects that were done under Lenard Spider Montoute’s stewardship.

SOCIETE

ST KITTS

Geothermal Energy Discussions Kick Off In St. Kitts And Nevis

St Kitts observer

The development of geothermal energy in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and its prospects for economic and sustainable contributions is being reviewed at the Regional Geothermal Forum from May 10 – 12 at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort.

ECONOMIE

BARBADOS

Barbados records economic growth in first quarter of 2016

Antigua observer

According to figures released by the Central Bank of Barbados (CBB), The Barbados economy grew by an estimated 1.7 per cent during the first quarter of 2016, thanks to another strong winter tourist season.

SANTE

ST VINCENT

St. Vincent records four confirmed cases of HINI in April

Antigua observer

Health authorities say there have been four confirmed cases of the HINI virus, commonly known as “Swine Flu”.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

UN wants death penalty off the books

Antigua observer

Several countries at the United Nations (UN) have recommended that the government of Antigua & Barbuda establish a formal moratorium on capital punishment.

FRANCE

Hollande annonce la création d’une fondation pour la mémoire de l’esclavage

France Antilles Martinique

Quinze ans après la loi Taubira faisant de l’esclavage un crime contre l’humanité, François Hollande a annoncé mardi la création d’une fondation dédiée, une "victoire" pour les associations qui réclament "réparation" depuis des années.

Dernière modification : 11/05/2016

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