Revue de Presse du 13 janvier 2015
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE VENDREDI 13 FEVRIER 2015
A Cabinet appearance by members of the Hadeed family, on Thursday, has paved the way for the withdrawal of a lawsuit against the Export Import Bank of China (EXIM).
BIRTISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
The government said it will consider Opposition member Julian Fraser’s suggestion for it to examine the likelihood of theft as it pushes ahead with plans that – among other things – will pave the way for a more vibrant scrap metal industry in the British Virgin Islands
The First Meeting of the First Session of the Ninth Parliament under the Commonwealth of Dominica Constitution is scheduled for Friday, February 20, 2015 from 10:00am at the House of Assembly on Victoria Street, Roseau.
The likely introduction of legislation permitting a 24-hour business environment will present new investment opportunities for the private sector, Minister of Labour Esther Byer says.
Dominica News Online
A leaked document has revealed that between 2006 and 2007, millions of dollars were being held by Dominicans in HSBC’s private bank in Switzerland by some 28 Dominicans.
Caribbean News Now
Grenada’s Housing Minister Delma Thomas says the Chinese housing model may be the country’s solution to the growing problem of limited land space for dwelling purposes.
St.Lucia News Online
The Cabinet of Ministers recently considered a Report on the feasibility of establishing a Global Residence and Citizenship Programme undertaken by a Committee established in August of last year for this purpose.
Don’t buy fuel until Monday if you can avoid it.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
In the wake of Trinidadian Lendl Simmons’ controversy over sharing photographs of an ex-lover, Crown Counsel Rylis Adams has assured that women in Antigua & Barbuda have recourse under the law for similar crimes.
The Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) will not be intimidated by threats made by the Ministry of Education.
ST KITTS & NEVIS
A special sitting at the Nevis High Court was held recently to welcome new Resident Judge her Ladyship the Honourable Justice Lorraine Williams. It followed her appointment by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC).
In continued efforts to halt the cultivation of cannabis, the Anse La Raye Police on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, conducted an eradication exercise in the St Lawrence area around 9:20 a.m.
RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES
Caribbean News Now
Qualified citizens resident in Martinique may be able to make use of the new economic space opened-up by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Economic Union, an OECS ambassador says.
CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW
By Sir Ronald Sanders
US President Barack Obama, in the eyes of the Republicans in the US Congress, is damned if he does and damned if he doesn’t.
By Patrick Ferrari
Tell Bigger Biggs to cut out the cheque and fill it out, but he best beware of government bearing gifts.
THE VOICE SLU ONLINE
By Stan Bishop
NOW that fuel prices have indeed decreased further, there seems to be an overwhelming sense that the government did the right thing by giving especially the small man and woman some reprieve.
WITH the next general elections giving Saint Lucians the opportunity to vote in a record number of constituencies – 21 – it definitely will be interesting to find out how candidates fare in especially the newly-created ones.